Love, etc (Vintage Books, 2009; Rejacketed 2013)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Love, etc. London: Vintage Books, 2009. Pp. 249 + [1]. 19.7 x 12.9 cm. ISBN: 9780099540168.

The copyright page states the book is a 7th printing from 2009, but Vintage reissued this redesigned (or “rejacketed”) cover for publication in 2013.

The cover design lines up with the cover art for Talking It Over.

Talking It Over (Vintage Books, 2009; Rejacketed 2013)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Talking It Over. London: Vintage Books, 2009. Pp. 273 + [7]. 19.7 x 12.9 cm. ISBN: 9780099540137.

The copyright page states the book is a 9th printing from 2009, but Vintage reissued this redesigned (or “rejacketed”) cover for publication in 2013.

The cover design lines up with the cover art for Love, etc.

Cross Channel (Vintage Books, 2009; Rejacketed 2013)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Cross Channel. London: Vintage Books, 2009. Pp. 211 + [5]. 19.7 x 12.8 cm. ISBN: 9780099540151.

The copyright page states the book is a 5th printing from 2009, but Vintage reissued this redesigned (or “rejacketed”) cover for publication in 2013.

Metroland (Vintage Books, 2009; Rejacketed 2013)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Metroland. London: Vintage Books, 2009. Pp. 176. 19.6 x 12.8 cm. ISBN: 9780099540069.

The copyright page states the book is a 6th printing from 2009, but Vintage reissued this redesigned (or “rejacketed”) cover for publication in 2013.

Through the Window: Seventeen Essays (and one short story) (Vintage, 2012)


Notes on this edition: First edition – London: Vintage Books, 2012. £10.99. 

Descriptive Bibliography: 

Title Page: THROUGH THE WINDOW | [decorative rule] | Seventeen Essays | (and one short story) | [wide decorative rule] | Julian Barnes | VINTAGE BOOKS | London

Copyright Page: Published by Vintage 2012 | 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1 | Copyright © Julian Barnes 2012 | Julian Barnes has asserted his right under the Copyright, Designs | and Patents Act 1988 to be identified as the author of this work | Extract from Kipling’s diaries reproduced with permission of | AP Watt Ltd on behalf of The National Trust for Places of Historic | Interest or Natural Beauty | This book is sold subject to the condition that it shall not, | by way of trade or otherwise, be lent, resold, hired out, | or otherwise circulated without the publisher’s prior | consent in any form of binding or cover other than that | in which it is published and without a similar condition, | including this condition, being imposed on the | subsequent purchaser | First published in Great Britain in 2012 by | Vintage | Random House, 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, | London SW1V 2SA | www.vintage-books.co.uk | Addresses for companies within The Random House Group | Limited can be found at: | www.randomhouse.co.uk/offices.htm | The Random House Group Limited Reg. No. 954009 | A CIP catalogue record for this book | is available from the British Library | ISBN 9780099578581 | The Random House Group Limited supports The Forest | Stewardship Council (FSC®), the leading international forest | certification organisation. Our books carrying the FSC label are | printed on FSC® certified paper. FSC is the only forest certification | scheme endorsed by the leading environmental organisations, | including Greenpeace. Our paper procurement policy can | be found at www.randomhouse.co.uk/environment | [FSC device] | Typeset in Bembo by Palimpsest Book Production Limited, | Falkirk, Stirlingshire | Printed and bound by CPI Group (UK) Ltd, Croydon CR0 4YY

Collation: 19.8 x 12.9 cm. Pp. [i-x] [1] 2-14 [15] 16-25 [26] 27-40 [41] 42-50 [51] 52-63 [64] 65-76 [77] 78-89 [90] 91-100 [101] 102-109 [110] 111-122 [123] 124-134 [135] 136-145 [146] 147-163 [164] 165-174 [175] 176-192 [193] 194-197 [198] 199-208 [209] 210-214 [215] 216-227 [228-231] 232-243 [244-246]. [i]: ‘THROUGH THE WINDOW’. [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 | 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. [vii]: ‘CONTENTS | [decorative rule] | PREFACE IX | The Deceptiveness of Penelope Fitzgerald 1 | The “Unpoetical” Clough 15 | George Orwell and the Fucking Elephant 26 | Ford’s The Good Soldier 41 | Ford and Provence 51 | Ford’s Anglican Saint 64 | Kipling’s France 77 | France’s Kipling 90 | The Wisdom of Chamfort 101 | The Man Who Saved Old France 110 | The Profile of Félix Fénéon 123 | Michel Houellebecq and the Sin of Despair 135 | Translating Madame Bovary 146’. [viii]: ‘Wharton’s The Reef 164 | Homage to Hemingway: a Short Story 175 | Lorrie Moore Takes Wing 193 | Remembering Updike, Remembering Rabbit 198 | Regulating Sorrow 215 | Acknowledgements 229 | Index 231’. [ix-x]: [Preface]. [1]-243: text. [244-245]: blank. [246]: ‘www.vintage-books.co.uk’.

General description: Binding 19.8 x 13 cm. White paper with raised text in red and decorative rules in black. Text on the flaps is in black. Cover design by Suzanne Dean. Textblock is trimmed smooth.

Pulse (Jonathan Cape, 2011)


Notes on this edition: First edition – London: Jonathan Cape, 2011. £16.99. 

Descriptive Bibliography: 

Title Page: PULSE | [line] | Julian Barnes | [Jonathan Cape device] | JONATHAN CAPE | LONDON

Copyright Page: Published by Jonathan Cape 2011 | 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1 | Copyright © Julian Barnes 2011 | Julian Barnes has asserted his right under the Copyright, Designs and | Patents Act 1988 to be identified as the author of this work | This book is sold subject to the condition that it shall not, by way of | trade or otherwise, be lent, resold, hired out, or otherwise circulated without | the publisher’s prior consent in any form of binding or cover other than that in | which it is published and without a similar condition, including this | condition, being imposed on the subsequent purchaser | 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. | While the author has made every effort to provide accurate telephone numbers and | Internet addresses at the time of publication, neither the publisher nor the author | assumes any responsibility for errors, or for changes that occur after publication. | Further, the publisher does not have any control over and does not assume any | responsibility for author or third-party websites or their content. | First published in Great Britain in 2011 by | Jonathan Cape | Random House, 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, | London SW1V 2SA | www.rbooks.co.uk | Addresses for companies within The Random House Group Limited can be found at: | www.randomhouse.co.uk/offices.htm | The Random House Group Limited Reg. No. 954009 | A CIP catalogue record for this book | is available from the British Library | ISBN 9780224091084 | ISBN 9780224093408 (Waterstone’s Limited Edition) | [FSC® logo] | The Random House Group Limited supports The Forest Stewardship | Council (FSC), the leading international forest certification organisation. All our | titles that are printed on Greenpeace approved FSC certified paper carry the FSC logo. | Our paper procurement policy can be found at: www.rbooks.co.uk/environment | Typeset in Bembo by Palimpsest Book Production Limited, | Falkirk, Stirlingshire | | Printed and bound in Great Britain by | Clays Ltd, St Ives plc

Collation: 21.5 x 13.6 cm. Pp. [i-viii, 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] 122-127 [128-131] 132-144 [145] 146-157 [158] 159-184 [185] 186-195 [196] 197-228 [229-232]. [i]: ‘PULSE | [line]’. [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]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘for Pat’. [vi]: [previous publication information]. [vii]: [Contents]. [viii]: blank. [1]: ‘ONE | [line]’. [2]: blank. 3-[128]: text. [129]: ‘TWO | [line]’. [130]: blank. [131]-228: text. [229]: blank. [229-232]: blank.

General description: Binding 22.2 x 14.3 cm. Black cloth boards stamped in silver lettering to spine. Dark grey endpapers. Trimmed fore edge. Back flap of dust jacket features an author photograph by Alan Edwards. Jacket design by Suzanne Dean.

Pulse (Random House Canada, 2011)


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

Descriptive Bibliography: 

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 | Foyles Edition (Jonathan Cape, 2018)


Notes on this edition: The Only Story. London: Jonathan Cape, 2018. Pp. 216. 22.3 x 14.4 cm. ISBN: 9781787330931.

In cooperation with Jonathan Cape, Foyles released a limited edition of Julian Barnes’s novel The Only Story with “an exclusive cream dust jacket and ribboned marker, and signed by Julian Barnes”. The edition was limited to 1,500 copies sold through Foyles book shops and website.

The book is nearly identical to the Jonathan Cape first hardback edition. Suzanne Dean, Vintage’s Creative Director, discusses designing the covers both editions on the Foyles website: http://www.foyles.co.uk/blog-Only-Story-Cover-Story

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


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

Descriptive Bibliography:

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.

Levels of Life (Random House Canada, 2013)


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

Descriptive Bibliography:

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.