Notes on this edition: First edition – London: Jonathan Cape, 2005. £17.99.
Arthur & George was shortlisted for The Man Booker Prize in 2005. The novel was later developed into a three-part British television drama by ITV.
Title Page: JULIAN BARNES | Arthur & | George | [Jonathan Cape device] | JONATHAN CAPE | LONDON
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Collation: 23.3 x 15.1 cm. Pp. [i-vi, 1-2] 3-46 [47-48] 49-206 [207-208] 209-322 [323-324] 325-357  359-360 [361-362]. [i]: ‘Arthur & | George’. [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 | 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.K.’. [vi]: blank. : ‘ONE | Beginnings’. : blank. 3-46: text. : ‘TWO | Beginning with an Ending’. : blank. 49-206: text. : ‘THREE | Ending with a Beginning’. : blank. 209-322: text. : ‘FOUR | Endings’. : blank. 325-357: text. : blank. 359-360: author’s note. [361-362]: blank.
General description: Binding 24.1 x 16.0 cm. Mustard cloth boards stamped in cream and black to front and spine and black to back. Tan and cream patterned endpapers. No dust jacket, but does include a cream, vertically wrapped band to back cover lettered in light brown. Author photograph by Ellen Warner on inside of band.
Also featured in the images is a fourth printing of the hardback. This printing features a round, white promotional sticker to the front cover stating in black print, “SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2005”.