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28 March 2019 | 10:30am

Modern First Editions

Lot 16

Julian Barnes, Works, first and limited editions, most signed by the author [most London, 1980-2016]

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Estimate £400 - £600 + fees



Julian Barnes, Works, first and limited editions, most signed by the author [most London, 1980-2016]


 


a group of 30 volumes, comprising: Metroland (1980, price clipped), Before She Met Me (1982), Flaubert's Parrot (1984), Staring at the Sun (1986), A History of the World in 10 ½ Chapters (1989), Talking it over (1991), Letters from London (1995, original printed wrappers), The Porcupine (1992), Cross Channel (1996), The Truth About Dogs (1998, introduction by Julian Barnes), England, England (1998), Love, etc (2000), In the Land of Pain (2002), Something to Declare (2002, original printed wrappers), The Pedant in the Kitchen (2003, dust-jacket spine faded), The Lemon Table (2004), Arthur & George (2005, decorated cloth, publisher's wraparound lower cover), Arthur & George (2005, number 52 of 125 specially bound copied, slip-case), Nothing to be Frightened of (2008, number 81 of 100 copies in quarter morocco, slip-case), Nothing to be Frightened Of (2008, number xxiv of xxv copies in full leather, drop-box), Pulse (2011), The Sense of an Ending (2011, number ix of xxv limited edition copies in full leather, top edges stained green, slip-case), A Life with Books (2012, unsigned, original printed wrappers), Levels of Life (2013, number ix of xxv copies in full leather, slip-case), The Noise of Time (2016), The Noise of Our Time (2016, number xx of xxv copies in full leather, together with a portfolio of 4 proof manuscript and typed editions of Barnes works, slip-case), The Noise of Time (2016, number 16 of 75 copies in quarter, together with a portfolio containing one facsimile proof, slip-case), The Only Story (2018, number xv of xxv copies in full leather, together with a portfolio of 4 proof manuscript and typed editions of Barnes works, slip-case), The Only Story (2018, number xix of xxv copies in full leather, together with a portfolio of 4 proof manuscript and typed editions of Barnes works, slip-case), The Only Story (2018, number 20 of 75 copies in quarter morocco, together with portfolio containing a facsimile proof, slip-case), all but one signed, original cloth, dust-jackets present where applicable, exceptionally clean, 8vo