Arthur & George (Compactos Anagrama, 2017; Spanish)


Notes on this edition: Arthur & George. Barcelona: Compactos Anagrama, 2017. Translated by Jaime Zulaika. ISBN: 9788433973245. (Spanish).

The second printing of Editorial Anagrama’s “Compactos” edition was published in April 2017. The first printing was in June 2008.

Niveles de vida | Levels of Life (Compactos Anagrama, 2017; Spanish)


Notes on this edition: Niveles de vida | Levels of Life. Barcelona: Compactos Anagrama, 2017. 21 cm. Translated by Jaime Zulaika. ISBN: 9788433960023. (Spanish).

This example is the first Compact edition of Levels of Life, published in June 2017.

El sentido de un final | The Sense of an Ending (Compactos Anagrama, 2017; Spanish)


Notes on this edition: El sentido de un final | The Sense of an Ending. Barcelona: Editorial Anagrama Compactos, 2017. Pp. 186. 21 cm. Translated by Jaime Zulaika. ISBN: 9788433977373. (Spanish).

This example of the “Compactos” edition is the third printing published in July 2017.

Alsof het voorbij is | The Sense of an Ending (Uitgeverij Atlas Contact, 2017; Dutch)


Notes on this edition: Alsof het voorbij is | The Sense of an Ending. Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Atlas Contact, 2017. Pp. 158. 21 cm. Translated by Ronald Vlek. ISBN: 9789025450571. (Dutch).

УРОВНИ ЖИЗНИ | Levels of Life (Eksmo, 2017; Russian)


Notes on this edition: УРОВНИ ЖИЗНИ | Levels of Life. Eksmo, 2017. Pp. 192. 10 x 14 cm. ISBN: 9785699970810. (Russian).

Der Zitronentisch Erzählungen | The Lemon Table (Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2017; German)


Notes on this edition: Der Zitronentisch Erzählungen | The Lemon Table. Cologne: Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2017. Translated by Gertraude Krueger. ISBN: 9783462050318. (German).

Originally translated in 2005, this example is a new edition of the German translation.

Julian Barnes by Laura Cumming (Book Trust, 1990; Pamphlet)


Notes on this edition: Laura Cumming. Julian Barnes. London: Book Trust in Conjunction with the British Council, 1990.

Pamphlet with three folds making four panels per side. Measures 10 x 21 cm when folded. Includes biographical information written by Laura Cumming, a short bibliography of Barnes’s novels, blurbs from critics, and Barnes’s photo and facsimile signature to the front panel.

Love, etc. (Chivers Press | Thorndike Press, 2001; Large Print Edition)


Notes on this edition: Love, etc. Bath, England: Chivers Press and Waterville, ME: Thorndike Press, 2001. Pp. 268. 22 cm. ISBN (UK): 0754045102; ISBN (US): 0786233354.

Large Print Edition published simultaneously by Chivers Press and Thorndike Press for U.K. and U.S. distribution. This example has stamps and markings as a former library book.

“The Stowaway” | Free Sample Chapter (Reader’s Collection, 1989)


Notes on this edition: “The Stowaway” from A History of the World in 10½ Chapters. The Reader’s Collection, 1989. Pp.28.

Sample chapter from Julian Barnes’s novel bound in paper covers. Stated on the inside pages: “This free sample chapter is one of the four specially printed for the Summer Reader’s Collection […]”.

The sample chapter includes a reproduction of the novel’s title page and copyright page. As this is the only sample examined, it remains unclear why the Barnes chapter was bound in a cover featuring cover art from Gita Mehta’s Raj.

Polsslag | Pulse (Uitgeverij Atlas, 2011; Dutch)


Notes on this edition: Polsslag | Pulse. Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Atlas, 2011. Pp. 252. 21 cm. Translated by Ronald Vlek. ISBN: 9789045018607. (Dutch).