Notes on this edition: Talking It Over. New York: Vintage International, 1992. Pp. 275. 21 cm. ISBN: 9780679736875
The first U.S. paperback edition of Julian Barnes’s novel Talking It Over. A very similar edition was published by Vintage Books as the first Canadian paperback edition. While appearing nearly identical, the two editions feature different title pages, copyright pages, and there are subtle differences to the dust covers, including price and promotional blurbs.
This example is priced at $11.00. It features blurbs from U.S. publications to the back cover.
Notes on this edition: The Porcupine. Toronto: Vintage International, 1993. Pp.138. 21 cm. ISBN: 9780394223308 $12.50
Stated to copyright page: “FIRST VINTAGE INTERNATIONAL EDITION, OCTOBER 1993”. This particular edition was published by Vintage Books, a division of Random House Canada. Blurb to front cover from the The Toronto Star.
Notes on this edition: The Sense of an Ending. New York: Vintage International, 2017. ISBN: 9780525434665
Movie Tie-In edition in connection with the theatrical release of the film adaptation of Julian Barnes’s The Sense of an Ending. The copyright page states the publication date as May 2012, but the covers were updated as of 2017.
The film is directed by Ritesh Batra and written by Nick Payne. The film stars Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling, Harriet Walter, Emily Mortimer and Michelle Dockery.
Notes on this edition: Something to Declare: Essays on France and French Culture. New York: Vintage International, 2003. Pp. 295. 21 cm. ISBN: 1400030870
This title was originally published as a paperback in the U.K. by Picador and in hardback in the U.S. by Alfred A. Knopf. This edition is the first U.S. paperback. The copyright page incorrectly states the book was “published in hardcover in Great Britain by Picador, London”, whereas the cover is actually made of stiff card. The copyright page also lists the specific publication date as “September 2003”.