Nothing to Be Frightened of (Random House Canada, 2008)


Notes on this edition: First edition – Julian Barnes. Nothing to Be Frightened of. Toronto: Random House Canada, 2008. £32.95. 

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Title Page: nothing | to be | frightened | of | [decorative rule] | Julian Barnes | [Random House Canada device] | RANDOM HOUSE CANADA

Copyright Page: Copyright © 2008 Julian Barnes | All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright Conven- | tions. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form or by any electronic | or mechanical means, including information storage and retrieval systems, | without permission in writing from the publisher, except by a reviewer, who may | quote brief passages in a review. Published in 2008 by Random House Canada, a | division of Random House of Canada Limited, and subsequently in the United | States by Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc., New York. | Distributed in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited. | Random House Canada and colophon are trademarks. | www.randomhouse.ca | Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape, an imprint of the | Random House Group Limited, London. | This book is a work of non-fiction based on the life, experiences and | recollections of the author. The author has stated to the publisher that the | contents of this book are true. | Permissions | ‘Aubade’, ‘Church Going’ and ‘Wants’ from Collected Poems by Philip Larkin | edited by Anthony Thwaite (The Marvell Press & Faber and Faber 2003). | Extracts from Changing Daylight by Eugene O’Kelly (© Eugene O’Kelly 2006) | reproduced by kind permission of McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. | Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication | Barnes, Julian | Nothing to be frightened of / Julian Barnes. | ISBN 978-0-307-35698-7 | I. Barnes, Julian. 2. Death. 3. Authors, English–20th century– | Biography. I. Title. | PR6052.A6657Z4 2008   823’.914 C2008-900646-1 | Typeset in Adobe Garamond by Palimpsest Book Production Limited, | Grangemouth, Stirlingshire | Printed and bound in the United States of America | 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Collation: 21.3 x 14.0 cm. Pp. [i-vi] 1-250. [i]: ‘nothing | to be | frightened | of | [decorative rule]’. [ii]: ‘By the same author | Fiction | METROLAND | BEFORE SHE MET ME | FLAUBERT’S PARROT | STARING AT THE SUN | A HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN 10½ CHAPTERS | TALKING IT OVER | THE PORCUPINE | CROSS CHANNEL | ENGLAND, ENGLAND | LOVE, ETC | THE LEMON TABLE ARTHUR & GEORGE | Non-fiction | LETTERS FROM LONDON 1990–1995 | SOMETHING TO DECLARE | THE PEDANT IN THE KITCHEN | Translation | IN THE LAND OF PAIN | by Alphonse Daudet’. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘to P.’. [vi]: blank. 1-250: text.

General description: Binding 22.0 x 14.7 cm. Red cloth boards with gold lettering to the spine. White endpapers. Jacket design by CS Richardson with author photograph by Isolde Ohlbaum.

Pulse (Random House Canada, 2011)


Notes on this edition: First Canadian edition – Toronto: Random House Canada, 2011. $29.95.

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Title Page: Pulse | Julian Barnes | [in light gray under author’s name] lse | [Random House Canada device] | Random House Canada

Copyright Page: PUBLISHED BY RANDOM HOUSE CANADA | Copyright © 2011 Julian Barnes | All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright | Conventions. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form | or by any electronic or mechanical means, including information | storage and retrieval systems, without permission in writing from | the publisher, except by a reviewer, who may quote brief passages | in a review. Published in 2011 by Random House Canada, a division | of Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto, and simultaneously | in the United States of America by Random House, Inc., New York. | Distributed in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited. | www.randomhouse.ca | Random House Canada and colophon are registered trademarks. | This book is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and | incidents either are the product of the author’s imagination or are | used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, | events, or locales is entirely coincidental. | Some of the stories in this work were previously published in | slightly different form in the following: “Harmony” and “Marriage | Lines” in Granta; “At Phil & Joanna’s I: 60/40” and “Sleeping with | John Updike” in the Guardian; “Complicity,” “East Wind,” “The | Limner,” and “Trespass” in The New Yorker; and “At Phil & Joanna’s 2: | Marmalade” in The Sunday Times. | Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication | Barnes, Julian | Pulse / Julian Barnes. | Short Stories. | Issued also in an electronic format. | ISBN 978-0-307-35960-5 | I. Title. | PR6052.A6657P85 2011   823’.914 C2010-907199-9 | Printed and bound in the United States of America | 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Collation: 21.3 x 14.3 cm. Pp. [i-x, 1-3] 4-18 [19] 20-32 [33] 34-47 [48] 49-60 [61] 62-78 [79] 80-92 [93] 94-105 [106] 107-120 [121] 122-128 [129-131] 132-144 [145] 146-157 [158] 159-184 [185] 186-195 [196] 197-227 [228-230]. [i]: [blank]. [ii]: ‘BY THE SAME AUTHOR | FICTION | Metroland | Before She Met Me | Flaubert’s Parrot | Staring at the Sun | A History of the World In 10½ Chapters | Talking It Over | The Porcupine | Cross Channel | England, England | Love, Etc. | The Lemon Table | Arthur & George | NON-FICTION | Letters From London 1990–1995 | Something to Declare | The Pedant in the Kitchen | Nothing to Be Frightened Of | TRANSLATION | In the Land of Pain by Alphonse Daudet’. [iii]: ‘Pulse’. [iv]: ‘Pu’. [v]: title page. [vi]: copyright page. [vii]: ‘for Pat’. [viii]: blank. [ix]: [Contents]. [x]: blank. [1]: ‘One’. [2]: blank. 3-128: text. [129]: ‘Two’. [130]: blank. [131]-227: text. [228]: blank. [229]: [Author bio]. [230]: [A note on the text].

General description: Binding 21.8 x 14.6 cm. Black paper boards stamped in silver lettering to spine. White endpapers. Deckled or ‘uncut’ fore edge. Back flap of dust jacket features an author photograph by Alan Edwards. Jacket design by Suzanne Dean.

The Only Story (Random House Canada, 2018)


Notes on this edition: The Only Story. Toronto: Random House Canada, 2018. $29.95. Jacket photo by Francesco Sambati.

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Title Page: THE ONLY STORY | JULIAN BARNES | [Random House Canada device] | RANDOM HOUSE CANADA

Copyright Page: PUBLISHED BY RANDOM HOUSE CANADA | Copyright © 2018 Julian Barnes | All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright | Conventions. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form or by | any electronic or mechanical means, including information storage and | retrieval systems, without permission in writing from the publisher, except | by a reviewer, who may quote brief passages in a review. Published in 2018 | by Random House Canada, a division of Penguin Random House Canada | Limited, Toronto, and simultaneously in the United States by Alfred A. | Knopf, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York. Originally | published in hardcover in the United Kingdom by Jonathan Cape, an | imprint of Penguin Random House, Ltd., London, in 2018 Distributed | in Canada by Penguin Random House Canada Limited, Toronto. | www.penguinrandomhouse.ca | Random House Canada and colophon are registered trademarks. | Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication | Barnes, Julian, author | The only story / Julian Barnes. | Issued in print and electronic formats. | ISBN 978-0-7352-7473-0 | eBook ISBN 978-0-7352-7474-7 | I. Title. | PR6052.A6657O55 2018    823’.914     C2017-907355-9 | C2017-907356-7 | Jacket Design: CS Richardson | Jacket Images: (woman) © Francesco Sambati / Eyeem / | Getty Images; © Philip Lee Harvey / Getty Images | Printed and bound in the United States of America | 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 | [Random House Canada device] [vertical line] Penguin | Random House | RANDOM HOUSE CANADA

Collation: 19.0 x 13.3 cm. Pp. [only odd pages numbered] [i-x] [1-4] 5-99 [100-104] 105-187 [188-192] 193-253 [254-262]. [i]: blank. [ii]: ‘Also by Julian Barnes | FICTION | Metroland | Before She Met Me | Flaubert’s Parrot | Staring at the Sun | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters | Talking it Over | The Porcupine | Cross Channel | England, England | Love, Etc. | The Lemon Table | Arthur & George | Pulse | The Sense of an Ending | The Noise of Time | NONFICTION | Letters from London 1990–1995 | Something to Declare | The Pedant in the Kitchen | Nothing to Be Frightened Of | Through the Window | Levels of Life | Keeping an Eye Open: Essays on Art | TRANSLATION | In the Land of Pain | by Alphonse Daudet’. [iii]: ‘THE ONLY STORY’. [iv]: blank. [v]: title page. [vi]: copyright page. [vii]: ‘to Hermione’. [viii]: blank. [ix]: ‘Novel: A small tale, generally of love. | –Samuel Johnson, A Dictionary of | the English Language (1755)’. [x]: blank. [1]: ‘ONE’. [2]: blank. 3-[100]: text. [101]: ‘TWO’. [102]: blank. [103]-[188]: text. [189]: ‘THREE’. [190]: blank. [191]-[254]: text. [255-256]: blank. [257]: [‘A NOTE ABOUT THE AUTHOR’]. [258]: blank. [259]: [‘A NOTE ON THE TYPE’]. [260-262]: blank.

General description: Binding 19.7 x 14.0 cm. Black paper boards stamped in gold lettering to spine. Light cream endpapers. Cover design by CS Richardson. Back flap of dust jacket features an author photograph by Alan Edwards.

 

Something to Declare (Random House Canada, 2002)


Notes on this edition: First Canadian edition – Toronto: Random House Canada, 2002. $27.95.

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Title Page: Julian Barnes | Something to Declare | [publisher device] | Random House Canada

Copyright Page: Copyright © Julian Barnes 2002 | All rights reserved under International and Pan-American | Copyright Conventions. No part of this book may be | reproduced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical | means, including information storage and retrieval systems, | without permission in writing from the publisher, except | by a reviewer, who may quote brief passages in a review. Published in 2002 by Random House Canada, | a division of Random House of Canada Limited. | Published simultaneously in the UK by Picador, | an imprint of Pan Macmillan Ltd. | Random House Canada and colophon are trademarks. | The acknowledgements on pages 303-4 constitute | an extension of this copyright page. | National Library of Canada Cataloguing in Publication Data | Barnes, Julian | Something to Declare | Includes index. | ISBN 0-679-31209-9 | 1. France—Civilization.  2. Popular culture—France. | DC33.7.B323 2002 944 C2001-903758-9 | www.randomhouse.ca | Printed and bound in the United Kingdom | 1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2.

Collation: 19.6 x 12.9 cm. Pp. [i-vi] vii-xviii [1-2] 3-16 [17-18] 19-33 [34-36] 37-47 [48-50] 51-62 [63-64] 65-76 [77-78] 79-97 [98-100] 101-108 [109-110] 111-144 [145-146] 147-170 [171-172] 173-192 [193-194] 195-208 [209-210] 211-214 [215-216] 217-234 [235-236] 237-249 [250-252] 253-267 [268-270] 271-287 [288-290] 291-318. [i]: ‘Something to Declare | JULIAN BARNES has published nine novels, Metroland, Before | She Met Me, Flaubert’s Parrot,  Staring at the Sun, A History of the | World in 10½ Chapters, Talking It Over, The Porcupine, England, | England and Love, etc.  He is the author of a book of short stories, | Cross Channel, and also a collection of journalism, Letters from | London 1990–1995. His work has been translated into more | than thirty languages. He is the only British writer to have won | both the Prix Médicis (for Flaubert’s Parrot) and the Prix Fémina | (for Talking It Over). In 1993 he was awarded the Shakespeare | Prize by the FVS Foundation of Hamburg. He lives in London.’. [ii]: ‘Also by Julian Barnes in Picador | Metroland | Before She Met Me | Flaubert’s Parrot | Staring at the Sun | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters | Talking It Over | The Porcupine | Letters from London 1990–1995 | Cross Channel | England, England | Love, etc’. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘A.L.B. | 1909–1992 | K.M.B. | 1915–1997’. [vi]: blank. vii-viii: contents. ix-xviii: preface. [1]: ‘One | An Englishman Abroad’. [2]: ‘[photo] | A typical Ultimate Peasant’. 3-16: text. [17]: ‘Two | Spending Their Deaths | on Holiday’. [18]: ‘[photo] | Three beers, one ashtray, three singers: (l to r) | Jacques Brel, Leó Ferré, George Brassens’. 19-33: text. [34]: blank. [35]: ‘Three | The Promises of Their Ordination’. [36]: ‘[photo] | Jean Seberg kisses Jean-Paul Belmondo | to advertise A bout de souffle’. 37-47: text. [48]: blank. [49]: ‘Four | The Land Without Brussels Sprouts’. [50]: ‘[recipe for tomato soup] | A simple recipe’. 51-62: text. [63]: ‘Five | Tour de France 1907’. [64]: ‘[photo] | The Pont du Gard: ‘a little stupid’, | according to Henry James’. 65-76: text. [77]: ‘Six | Tour de France 2000’. [78]: ‘[photo] | ‘To the memory of Tom Simpson, Olympic medallist, | World champion, British sporting ambassador, | died 13th July (Tour de France 1967)’’. 79-97: text. [98]: blank. [99]: ‘Seven | The Pouncer’. [100]: ‘[photo] | George Simenon with all his needs | (the maid is off camera), 1930s’. 101-108: text. [109]: ‘Eight | French Letters’. [110]: ‘[photo] | Not an Ultimate Peasant but a | sophisticated poet: Stéphane Mallarmé’. 111-144: text. [145]: ‘Nine | Flaubert’s | Death-Masks’. [146]: ‘[photo] | Flaubert’s death mask’. 147-170: text. [171]: ‘Ten | Not Drowning But | Waving: The Case of | Louise Colet’. [172]: ‘[photo] | Louise Colet in riding costume, | by Courbet’. 173-192: text. [193]: ‘Eleven | Drinking Ink’. [194]: ‘[photo] | Alphonse Karr in his garden at Saint-Raphaël’. 195-208: text. [209]: ‘Twelve | Two Moles’. [210]: ‘[photo] | Turgenev at forty: the age of renunciation’. 211-214: text. [215]: ‘Thirteen | Consolation v. | Desolation’. [216]: ‘[photo] | George Sand, by Nadar’. 217-234: text. [235]: ‘Fourteen | Tail-Flaying’. [236]: ‘[photo] | A bad sight for Flaubert: Prussians in the | studio of a Rouen photographer, 1871’. 237-249: text. [250]: blank. [251]: ‘Fifteen | The Cost of | Conscientious | Literature’. [252]: ‘[photo] | Caroline Commanville, | Flaubert’s niece’. 253-267: text. [268]: blank. [269]: ‘Sixteen | Faithful Betrayal’. [270]: ‘[photo] | Isabelle Huppert as Emma Bovary, ‘a victim who | does not behave as a victim’’. 271-287: text. [288]: blank. [289]: ‘Seventeen | Justin: A Small | Major Character’. [290]: ‘[photo] | J. B. at the tomb of G. F., Rouen, 1983’. 291-302: text. 303-304: acknowledgements. 307-318: index.

General description: As in the first UK edition published by Picador, excepting different review quotes to lower panel and rewritten promotional text to front flap.

The Lemon Table (Random House Canada, 2004)


Notes on this edition: First Canadian edition – Toronto: Random House Canada, 2004. $29.95. This particular example also includes promotional material sent to book reviewers, as pictured.

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Title Page: The Lemon Table | STORIES | Julian Barnes | [Random House device] RANDOM HOUSE CANADA

Copyright Page: COPYRIGHT © 2004 JULIAN BARNES | ALL RIGHTS RESERVED UNDER INTERNATIONAL AND PAN-AMERICAN COPYRIGHT | CONVENTIONS. NO PART OF THIS BOOK MAY BE REPRODUCED IN ANY FORM OR | BY ANY ELECTRONIC OR MECHANICAL MEANS, INCLUDING INFORMATION | STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS, WITHOUT PERMISSION IN WRITING FROM THE | PUBLISHER, EXCEPT BY A REVIEWER, WHO MAY QUOTE BRIEF PASSAGES IN A | REVIEW. PUBLISHED IN 2004 BY RANDOM HOUSE CANADA, A DIVISION OF | RANDOM HOUSE OF CANADA LIMITED, AND SIMULTANEOUSLY IN THE UNITED | STATES BY ALFRED A. KNOPF, A DIVISION OF RANDOM HOUSE, INC., NEW YORK. | DISTRIBUTED IN CANADA BY RANDOM HOUSE OF CANADA LIMITED. | RANDOM HOUSE CANADA AND COLOPHON ARE TRADEMARKS. | WWW.RANDOMHOUSE.CA | ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN GREAT BRITAIN BY JONATHAN CAPE, AN IMPRINT OF | THE RANDOM HOUSE GROUP LIMITED, LONDON. | SOME STORIES IN THIS COLLECTION WERE PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED IN THE | FOLLOWING: “APPETITE” IN ARETÉ, “THE SILENCE” AND “KNOWING FRENCH” IN | GRANTA, “A SHORT HISTORY OF HAIRDRESSING,” “THE STORY OF MATS | ISRAELSON,” “HYGIENE,” “THE REVIVAL,” “BARK,” AND “THE FRUIT CAGE” IN THE | NEW YORKER, “VIGILANCE” IN THE TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT, AND “THE THINGS YOU KNOW” IN SIGHTLINES, EDITED BY P. D. JAMES (VINTAGE UK, 2001). | NATIONAL LIBRARY OF CANADA CATALOGING IN PUBLICATION | BARNES, JULIAN. | THE LEMON TABLE / JULIAN BARNES. | SHORT STORIES. | ISBN 0-679-31303-6 | I. TITLE. | PR6052.A6657L46 2004a | 823’.914  C2004-900700-9 | PRINTED AND BOUND IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Collation: [As in the first U.S. edition by Alfred A. Knopf.] 19 x 13.1 cm. Pp. [i-x, 1-2] 3-25 [26-28] 29-56 [57-58] 59-75 [76-78] 79-95 [96-98] 99-115 [116-118] 119-136 [137-138] 139-154 [155-156] 157-180 [181-182] 183-197 [198-200] 201-226 [227-228] 229-241 [242-246]. [i]: blank. [ii]: ‘BY THE SAME AUTHOR | FICTION | METROLAND | BEFORE SHE MET ME | FLAUBERT’S PARROT | STARING AT THE SUN | A HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN 10½ CHAPTERS | TALKING IT OVER | THE PORCUPINE | CROSS CHANNEL | ENGLAND, ENGLAND | LOVE, ETC. | NONFICTION | LETTERS FROM LONDON, 1990–1995 | SOMETHING TO DECLARE | THE PEDANT IN THE KITCHEN | TRANSLATION | IN THE LAND OF PAIN by Alphonse Daudet’. [iii]: ‘The Lemon Table’. [iv]: blank. [v]: title page. [vi]: copyright page. [vii]: ‘to Pat’. [viii]: blank. [ix]: contents. [x]: blank. [1]: ‘A Short History of Hairdressing’. [2]: blank. 3-25: text. [26]: blank. [27]: ‘The Story of Mats Israelson’. [28]: blank. 29-56: text. [57]: ‘The Things You Know’. [58]: blank. 59-75: text. [76]: blank. [77]: ‘Hygiene’. [78]: blank. 79-95: text. [96]: blank. [97]: ‘The Revival’. [98]: blank. 99-115: text. [116]: blank. [117]: ‘Vigilance’. [118]: blank. 119-136: text. [137]: ‘Bark’. [138]: blank. 139-154: text. [155]: ‘Knowing French’. [156]: blank. 157-180: text. [181]: ‘Appetite’. [182]: blank. 183-197: text. [198]: blank. [199]: ‘The Fruit Cage’. [200]: blank. 201-226: text. [227]: ‘The Silence’. [228]: blank. 229-241: text. [242]: blank. [243]: ‘A NOTE ON THE TYPE | The text of this book was set in Weiss, a type- | face designed in Germany by Emil Rudolf Weiss | (1875-1942). The design of the roman was completed | in 1928 and that of the italic in 1931. Both are well- | balanced and even in color, and both reflect | the subtle skill of a fine calligrapher. | COMPOSED BY | Creative Graphics, Allentown, Pennsylvania | PRINTED AND BOUND BY | R. R. Donnelley and Sons, Harrisonburg, Virginia | DESIGNED BY | Iris Weinstein’. [244-246]: blank.

General description: Binding 19.8 x 14.1 cm. Maroon boards, red quarter board gold blocked on spine. White endpapers. Colored dust jacket lettered in grey, green and yellow on the upper panel; blue and  yellow on the spine; and black on lower panel. Flaps are white with black lettering. Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson and Abby Weintraub. Author photograph by Jillian Edelstein on back flap. Layout is identical to the first U.S. edition by Alfred A. Knopf, except for some altered text on the dust jacket.

The Sense of an Ending (Random House Canada, 2011)


Notes on this edition: First edition – Toronto: Random House Canada, 2011. $25.00. 

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Title Page: JULIAN BARNES | THE SENSE | OF AN ENDING | [Random House Canada device] | RANDOM HOUSE CANADA

Copyright Page: PUBLISHED BY RANDOM HOUSE CANADA | Copyright © 2011 Julian Barnes | All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright Conventions. | No part of this book may be reproduced in any form or by any electronic or | mechanical means, including information storage and retrieval systems, without | permission in writing from the publisher, except by a reviewer, who may quote | brief passages in a review. Published in 2011 by Random House Canada, a division | of Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto, and simultaneously in the United | Kingdom by Jonathan Cape, a division of The Random House Grouup, Ltd., | London. Distributed in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited. | www.randomhouse.ca | Random House Canada and colophon are registered trademarks. | This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents | either are the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously, | and any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, businesses, | companies, events, or locales is entirely coincidental | Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication | Barnes, Julian | The sense of an ending / Julian Barnes. | Issued also in electronic format. | ISBN 978-0-307-36081-6 | I. Title. | PR6052.A6657S45 2011   823’.914 C2011-901715-6 | Typeset in Bembo by Palimpsest Book Production Limited, Falkirk, Stirlingshire | Jacket design © Suzanne Dean, incorporates a photograph of | dandelions © Paul Tomlins/Flowerphotos.com | Printed and bound in the United States of America | 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1

Collation: 20.8 x 14.2 cm. Pp. [i-vi, 1-2] 3-56 [57-58] 59-150 [151-154]. [i]: ‘THE SENSE | OF AN ENDING’. [ii]: ‘By the same author | FICTION | Metroland | Before She Met Me | Flaubert’s Parrot | Staring At The Sun | A History Of The World In 10½ Chapters | Talking It Over | The Porcupine | Cross Channel | England, England | Love, Etc | The Lemon Table | Arthur & George | Pulse | NON-FICTION | Letters From London 1990–1995 | Something To Declare | The Pedant In The Kitchen | Nothing To Be Frightened Of | TRANSLATION | In The Land Of Pain | by Alphonse Daudet’. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘for Pat’. [vi]: blank. [1]: ‘ONE’. [2]: blank. 3-56: text. [57]: ‘TWO’. [58]: blank. 59-150: text. [151]: blank. [152]: [Author bio]. [153-154]: blank.

General description: Binding 21.6 x 15.0 cm. Black paper boards stamped in silver lettering to spine. White endpapers. Deckle or ‘uncut’ fore edge. Back flap of dust jacket features an author photograph by Alan Edwards. Jacket design by Suzanne Dean.

The Porcupine (Random House, 1992; Canadian Edition)


Notes on this edition: First Canadian edition – Toronto: Random House, 1992. $19.50.

 

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Title Page: THE PORCUPINE | JULIAN BARNES | [Random House device] | RANDOM HOUSE | TORONTO

Copyright Page: Copyright © 1992 by Julian Barnes | All rights reserved under International and Pan- | American Copyright Conventions. Published in | Canada in 1992 by Random House of Canada | Limited, Toronto, and simultaneously in the United | States by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York. Published | in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape Limited, London. | ISBN 0-394-22324-1 | Manufactured in the United States of America | FIRST CANADIAN EDITION

Collation: Appears identical to the First U.S. edition. 19 x 13.2 cm. Pp. [i-vi] 1-138. [i]: ‘THE PORCUPINE’. [ii]: ‘ALSO BY JULIAN BARNES | Metroland | Before She Met Me | Flaubert’s Parrot | Staring at the Sun | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters | Talking It Over’. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘THE PORCUPINE’. [vi]: blank. 1-138: text.

General description: Appears identical to the First U.S. edition. Binding 19.8 x 13.9 cm. Black boards, black quarter binding gold blocked on spine. White endpapers. Dust jacket in black, red, and white. Lettering is white on upper panel and black on lower panel.  Black and grey photo of shaking hands located on upper panel; photo by Eva Rubinstein. Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson. Photograph of the author by Jillian Edelstein located on back flap.

Love, etc (Random House Canada, 2000)


Notes on this edition: First Canadian edition – Canada: Random House Canada, 2000. $32.95.

 

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Title Page: Love, etc | JULIAN BARNES | [Random House device] | RANDOM HOUSE CANADA

Copyright Page: Copyright © 2000 Julian Barnes | All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright | Conventions. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form or by any | electronic or mechanical means, including information storage and retrieval | systems, without permission in writing from the publisher, except by a | reviewer, who may quote brief passages in a review. Published in | Canada in 2000 by Random House Canada, a division of | Random House of Canada Limited, and simultaneously in | Great Britain by Jonathan Cape | Random House Canada and colophon are trademarks | Canadian Cataloguing in Publication Data | Barnes, Julian | Love, etc. | ISBN 0-679-31083-5 | 1. Title | PR6052. A6657L68  2000 823’.914 COO-931154-8 | Papers used by The Random House Group Limited are natural, | recyclable products made from wood grown in sustainable forests; | the manufacturing processes conform to the environmental | regulations of the country of origin. | Typeset in Deltatype Ltd, Birkenhead, Merseyside | Printed and bound in Great Britain by | Mackays of Chatham PLC | 2 4 6 8 9 7 5 3 1

Collation: 21.6 x 13.7 cm. Pp. [i-vi] 1-249 [250]. [i]: ‘Love, etc’. [ii]: ‘by the same author | METROLAND | BEFORE SHE MET ME | FLAUBERT’S PARROT | STARING AT THE SUN | A HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN 10½ CHAPTERS | TALKING IT OVER | THE PORCUPINE | LETTERS FROM LONDON 1990–1995 | CROSS CHANNEL | ENGLAND, ENGLAND’. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘to Pat’. [vi]: blank. 1-[250]: text.

General description: Nearly identical to the first U.K. edition, but with slight alteration to dust jacket text on back flap. Binding 22.2 x 14.5 cm. Black boards, gold blocked on spine. Burgundy end pages. White dust jacket lettered in grey, red, and black. Color image of three shoes to upper panel and two shoes to lower panel. Jacket photograph by Ashley Rudolph. Author photograph by Jillian Edelstein on back flap. Title listed as ‘Love, etc’ [no full stop].

Levels of Life (Random House Canada, 2013)


Notes on this edition: First edition – Toronto: Random House Canada, 2013. $25.00. 

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Title Page: JULIAN BARNES | LEVELS OF | LIFE | [Jonathan Cape device] | JONATHAN CAPE | LONDON

Copyright Page: PUBLISHED BY RANDOM HOUSE CANADA | Copyright © 2013 Julian Barnes | All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright Conventions. No | part of this book may be reproduced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical | means, including information storage and retrieval systems, without permission in | writing from the publisher, except by a reviewer, who may quote brief passages in a | review. Published in 2013 by Random House Canada, a division of Random House | of Canada Limited, Toronto, and simultaneously in the United Kingdom by Jonathan | Cape, a division of Random House Group Limited, London. Distributed in | Canada by Random House of Canada Limited. | www.randomhouse.ca | Random House Canada and colophon are registered trademarks. | Lines from ‘Exasperated Piety’ by Christopher Reid reproduced by kind permission of | the poet. | Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication | Barnes, Julian | Levels of life / Julian Barnes. | Issued also in electronic format. | ISBN 978-0-345-81355-8 | I. Title. | PR6052.A6657L49 2013     823’.914 C2013-900285-5 | Jacket design by Suzanne Dean | Image credit: ‘Mr Glaisher’s Voyage’, 5 September 1862 © Science Museum / Science | & Society Picture Library — All rights reserved. |Printed and bound in the United States of America | 1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2

Collation: 20.9 x 14.5 cm. Pp. [i-x] [1-2] 3-27 [28-30] 31-64 [65-66] 67-117 [118]. [i]: ‘LEVELS OF LIFE’. [ii]: blank. [iii]: ‘ALSO BY JULIAN BARNES | FICTION | Metroland | Before She Met Me | Flaubert’s Parrot | Staring at the Sun | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters | Talking It Over | The Porcupine | Cross Channel | England, England | Love, Etc. | The Lemon Table | Arthur & George | Pulse | The Sense of an Ending | NON-FICTION | Letters from London 1990–1995 | Something to Declare | The Pedant in the Kitchen | Nothing to Be Frightened Of | Through the Window | TRANSLATION | In the Land of Pain by Alphonse Daudet’.[iv]: blank. [v]: title page. [vi]: copyright page. [vii]: ‘for Pat’. [viii]: blank. [ix]: ‘CONTENTS | [decorative rule] | THE SIN OF HEIGHT | 1 | ON THE LEVEL | 29 | THE LOSS OF DEPTH | 65’. [x]: blank. [1]: ‘THE SIN OF HEIGHT |  [decorative rule]’. [2]: blank. 3-27: text. [28]: blank. [29]: ‘ON THE LEVEL | [decorative rule]’. [30]: blank. 31-64: text. [65]: ‘THE LOSS OF DEPTH | [decorative rule]’. [66]: blank. 67-[118]: text. [119-120]: blank.

General description: Binding 21.6 x 15.0 cm. Black paper boards stamped in red lettering to spine. White endpapers. Cover design by Suzanne Dean. Features a deckle or uncut fore edge. Back flap of dust jacket features an author photograph by Alan Edwards and a photograph of Pat Kavanagh by Derek Thompson.

Staring at the Sun (Random House Canada, 1987; Advance Review Copy)


Notes on this edition: Staring at the Sun. Toronto: Random House Canada, 1987. Pp. 200.

This Advance Review Copy is identical to the First Canadian Edition, except for the stamps to the inside cover and front endsheets. This particular edition is inscribed by Julian Barnes to Greg Gatenby, former Artistic Director of the International Festival of Authors at Harbourfront in Toronto. Barnes’s inscription reads: “To Greg | (who didn’t even pay | money for this) | Julian Barnes | [line] | Toronto, April 1987”. Gatenby’s signature and date are also on the endsheet.

The book is stamped as a review copy, and a review notice is loosely inserted in to the book.