The Lemon Table (Alfred A. Knopf, 2004)


Notes on this edition: First American edition – New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. $22.95.

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Title Page: The Lemon Table | STORIES | Julian Barnes | [Knopf device] Alfred A. Knopf  NEW YORK  2004

Copyright Page: THIS IS A BORZOI BOOK PUBLISHED BY ALFRED A. KNOPF | COPYRIGHT © 2004 BY JULIAN BARNES | ALL RIGHTS RESERVED UNDER INTERNATIONAL AND PAN-AMERICAN COPYRIGHT | CONVENTIONS. PUBLISHED IN THE UNITED STATES BY ALFRED A. KNOPF, | A DIVISION OF RANDOM HOUSE, INC., NEW YORK. DISTRIBUTED BY | RANDOM HOUSE, INC., NEW YORK | WWW.AAKNOPF.COM | ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN GREAT BRITAIN BY JONATHAN CAPE, AN IMPRINT OF | THE RANDOM HOUSE GROUP LIMITED, LONDON. | KNOPF, BORZOI BOOKS, AND THE COLOPHON ARE REGISTERED TRADEMARKS | OF RANDOM HOUSE, INC. | 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). | LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CATALOGING-IN-PUBLICATION DATA | BARNES, JULIAN. | THE LEMON TABLE / JULIAN BARNES. | P.  CM. | ISBN 1-4000-4214-3 | 1. AGING—FICTION. 2. AGED—FICTION. I. TITLE. | PR6052.A6657L46 2004 | 823’.914—DC22 2003060481 | MANUFACTURED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | FIRST AMERICAN EDITION

Collation: 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.