Lot 11: 8 Julian Barnes signed books incl. METROLAND.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Barnes, Julian. 8 Signed Books. 8vo. Hardcover, 3 in dj. ++ METROLAND. Signed on title page. Lon: Jonathan Cape, (1980). Barnes first book. 1st edition, in 2nd issue dj: The first issue dj was issued with a 6.50 price sticker at the lower corner of the front flap. Here, the publisher put a L 7.95 sticker over the L 6.50. Near fine. ++ STARING AT THE SUN. Jonathan Cape, (1986). 1st trade edition. Signed on title. ++ STARING AT THE SUN. Alfred A. Knopf, 1987. 1st American edition. ¼ purple cloth and white board. Staining/spotting to cloth. Dj foxed. ++ Uncorrected proof: THE PORCUPINE. Alfred A. Knopf, (1992). ++ 1st American edition: THE PORCUPINE. Knopf, (1992). ++ A HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN 10 1/2 CHAPTERS. Knopf, 1989. 1st American trade edition. ++ TALKING IT OVER. Jonathan Cape, (1991). 1st edition, #162 of 200 signed by Barnes on limitation page. ++ TALKING IT OVER. Knopf, 1991. ++ All signed on title page except the 1 from a signed and limited edition. 12mo/8vo. Near fine. 7 hardcover (6 in dj), uncorrected proof softcover. ~8 Lb.