Thirty-Seventh Antiquarian Book Fair 1996


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Introduction.” Thirty-Seventh Antiquarian Book Fair, 1996. London: Antiquarian Booksellers Association, 1996. Pp. 128. 23.5 x 16.9 cm.

In 1996, the Grosvenor House in London hosted the Antiquarian Booksellers Association’s Thirty-Seventh Antiquarian Book Fair, and Julian Barnes wrote the introduction to the fair catalog (pp. 5-7). His essay discusses book collecting and the idealistic notion of “completeness”.

Of the limited number of catalogs published for this occasion, one hundred were signed by Barnes at the end of his introduction. Each signed copy was numbered, as pictured.

플로베르의 앵무새 | Flaubert’s Parrot (Dong Yeun, 1995; Korean)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. 플로베르의 앵무새 | Flaubert’s Parrot Seoul: Dong Yeun Publishing, 1995. Pp. 329 + [5]. 22.3 x 15 cm. Translated by 신재실 [Chae-sil Sin]. ISBN: 8985467050. (Korean).

Pulsations | Pulse (Mercure de France / Folio, 2011; French)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Pulsations | Pulse. [Paris]: Mercure de France, 2011. Translated by Jean-Pierre Aoustin. Pp. 329 + [7]. 17.8 x 10.8 cm. ISBN: 9782070450305. (French).

Gallimard Folio series no. 5510

Rien à craindre | Nothing to Be Frightened of (Mercure de France / Folio, 2009; French)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Rien à craindre | Nothing to Be Frightened of. [Paris]: Mercure de France, 2009. Pp. 395 [396] + [4]. 17.7 x 10.7 cm. Translated by Jean-Pierre Aoustin. ISBN: 9782070418824. (French).

Gallimard Folio series no. 5070.

Auf einen Kaffee mit Aristoteles by Jonathan Barnes (Deutscher Taschenbuch, 2010; German)


Notes on this edition: Barnes, Jonathan. Auf einen Kaffee mit Aristoteles. (Deutscher Taschenbuch, 2010). Translated by Mara-Daria Cojocaru. 124 p. 14 cm. ISBN: 9783423345927. Foreword by Julian Barnes (pp. 7-10).

The German edition of Jonathan Barnes’s fictional conversation with Aristotle includes a translation of Julian Barnes’s foreword included in the English edition.

Une histoire de monde en 10 chapitres 1/2 | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters (Mercure de France/Folio, 2011; French)


Notes on this edition: Une histoire de monde en 10 chapitres 1/2. Paris: Mercure de France, 2011. Translated into French by Michel Courtois-Fourcy.

Spine and back cover indicate this is a Folio imprint, no. 5612.

The Pedant in the Kitchen (Shortlist, 2012; Large Print)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. The Pedant in the Kitchen. Bath: Shortlist / AudioGO, 2012. Pp. 180 [181] + [3]. 21.3 x 13.5 cm. ISBN: 9781471311338.

Large Print edition by arrangement with Atlantic Books, Ltd, which published the original first edition.

O Papagaio de Flaubert | Flaubert’s Parrot (Quetzal Editores, 2010; Portuguese)


Notes for this edition: O Papagaio de Flaubert. Lisboa: Quetzal Editores, 2010. Pp. 238 + [2]. 23 x 15 cm. Translated by Ana Maria Amador with revisions by Carlos Pinheiro. (Portuguese – Portugal).

An earlier edition of this translations was published in 1988. O Papagaio de Flaubert. Lisboa: Círculo de Leitores (Quetzal Editores), 1988. Pp. 214 [1]. Translated by Ana Maria Amador.

England, England (Metaixmio, 2002; Greek)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. England, England. Athens: Metaixmio, 2002. Pp. 377 + [7]. 19.8 x 14 cm. Translated by Αλεξάνδρα Κονταξάκη [Alexandra Kontaxaki]. ISBN: 9603753033. (Greek).

Flaubert’in Papağanı | Flaubert’s Parrot (Ayrinti Yayinlari, 2001; Turkish)


Notes on this edition: Flaubert’in PapağanıFlaubert’s Parrot. Istanbul: Ayrıntı Yayinlari, 2001. Pp. 206 + [2]. 19.5 x 13.1 cm. Translated by Serdar Rifat Kırkoğlu. (Turkish).

An earlier edition of Julian Barnes’s novel was published in Turkey under the same title (Can Yayinlari, 1989).