In the Land of Pain (Jonathan Cape, 2002)

Notes on this edition: First English edition – London: Jonathan Cape, 2002. £10.00. 

(Translation of La Doulou by Alphonse Daudet).

Descriptive Bibliography:

 Title Page: ALPHONSE DAUDET | In the Land of Pain | EDITED AND TRANSLATED | BY | JULIAN BARNES | [Jonathan Cape device] | JONATHAN CAPE | LONDON

Copyright Page: Published by Jonathan Cape 2002 | 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1 | Translation, introduction and notes copyright © Julian Barnes 2002 | Julian Barnes has asserted his right under the Copyright, Designs | and Patents Act 1988 to be identified as the translator and editor | 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 | First published in Great Britain in 2002 by Jonathan Cape | Random House, 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 2SA | The Random House Group Limited Reg. No. 954009 | www.randomhouse. | A CIP catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library | ISBN 0-224-06267-0 | Typeset by Palimpsest Book Production Limited, Polmont, Stirlingshire | Printed and bound in Great Britain by | Biddles Ltd, Guildford and King’s Lynn

Collation: 18.4 x 12.9 cm. Pp. [i-iv] v-xv [xvi] [1-2] 3-49 [50-52] 53-87 [88-96]. [i]: ‘In the Land of Pain’. [ii]: ‘[photo] | Daudet and his wife Julia at Champrosay, c. 1892.’. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v-xv]: introduction. [xvi]: blank. [1]: ‘I’. [2]: blank. 3-49: text. [50]: blank. [51]: ‘II’. [52]: blank. 53-87: text. [88-96]: blank.

General description: Binding 19.1 x 13.5 cm. Black boards, gold blocked on spine. Burgundy endpapers. Colored dust jacket lettered in cream, purple, dark red, black and white. Features an image of a wasp on a medicinal bottle to both upper and lower panels. Afterword titled ‘A Note on Syphilis’ by Julian Barnes, pp. 82-87.

Charleston Festival Program (Charleston Trust, 2022)

Notes on this edition: Charleston Festival Program published by the Charleston Trust to promote the series of events that took place from 19-29 May 2022. The promotional pamphlet is unnumbered and measures 14.8 x 10.5 cm.

On 28 May, Dame Professor Hermione Lee interviewed Julian Barnes about his novel Elizabeth Finch.

L’unica storia | The Only Story (Mondolibri, 2019; Italian Book Club)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. L’unica storia | The Only Story. Milan: Mondolibri, 2019. Pp. 237 + [7]. 20.9 x 13.7 cm. Translated by Susanna Basso.  (Italian Book Club).

This Italian book club edition has no price listed on the dust jacket.

Elizabeth Finch (Alfred A. Knopf, 2022; Uncorrected Proof)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Elizabeth Finch. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2022. Pp. 178 [179] + [5]. 20.9 x 14 cm.

Uncorrected proof of the first American edition. Publication date listed as 16 August 2022 with an announced first printing of 50,000.

Cover design by Janet Hansen.

Elizabeth Finch (Mercure de France, 2022; French)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Elizabeth Finch. Mercure de France, 2022. Pp. 194 [195] + [13]. 20.5 x 14.1 cm. Translated by Jean-Pierre Aoustin. ISBN: 9782715258839. (French).

Elizabeth Finch (Bolinda, 2022; Audiobook)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Elizabeth Finch. Bolinda Publishing, 2022. Read by Justin Avoth. (Audiobook).

Two audiobook versions are presented, both unabridged. The first is a 5-disc copy running 5 hours, 17 minutes (ISBN: 9781038601049). The second is “MP3 Ready” on 1 compact disc (ISBN: 9781038601056).

Elizabeth Finch (Jonathan Cape, 2022; Unbound Page Proofs)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Elizabeth Finch. London: Jonathan Cape, 2022. 186 sheets of A4 paper (29.7 x 21 cm) printed on a single side.

Printed from a file and annotated with corrections in Julian Barnes’s hand.

Evermore (Penguin, 1996; Corrected Page Proofs)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Evermore. Penguin, 1996. 26 sheets stapled to two (2) blue covers. 21 x 29.8 cm. Pictures by Howard Hodgkin not included in the page proofs.

Two sets of page proofs, one featuring corrections by Julian Barnes, for the Penguin edition published the same year (1996).

Der Mann im roten Rock | The Man in the Red Coat (btb, 2022; German)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Der Mann im roten Rock | The Man in the Red Coat. btb, 2022. Pp. 299 + [5]. 18.8 x 12.5 cm. Translated by Gertraude Krueger. ISBN: 9783442771813. (German).

Copyright page appears on p. [301].

L’homme en rouge | The Man in the Red Coat (Mercure de France / Folio, 2020; French)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. L’homme en rouge | The Man in the Red Coat. Mercure de France / Folio, 2020. Pp. 292 + [12]. 17.8 x 10.8 cm. Translated by Jean-Pierre Aoustin. ISBN: 9782072967832. (French).