Something to Declare (W F Howes, 2002; Large Print)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Something to Declare. Leicester: W F Howes, 2002. Pp. 374 + [2]. 24.1 x 16.2 cm. ISBN: 1841975435.

Large Print edition of Julian Barnes’s collection of essays on France. Essays included:

An Englishman Abroad
Spending Their Deaths on Holiday
The Promises of Their Ordination
The Land Without Brussels Sprouts
Tour de France 1907
Tour de France 2000
The Pouncer
French Letters
Flaubert’s Death-Masks
Not Drowning But Waving: The Case of Louise Colet
Drinking Ink
Two Moles
Consolation v. Desolation
Tail-Flaying
The Cost of Conscientious Literature
Faithful Betrayal
Justin: A Small Major Character

Cross Channel (ISIS, 1996; Large Print)


Notes on this edition: Cross Channel. Oxford: ISIS, 1996. Pp. 207 + [9]. 24 x 16 cm. ISBN: 075315188x.

Large Print edition of Julian Barnes’s first collection of short stories.

Levels of Life (Center Point Publishing, 2014; Large Print)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Levels of Life. Thorndike, ME: Center Point Publishing, 2014. Pp. 127 + [1]. 22.1 x 14.4 cm. ISBN: 9781628990065. (Large Print edition).

Large print edition with dust jacket. Smooth board binding with imagery and text of jacket printed to covers, as shown. This example features a unique inscription from the author to his webmaster.

The Sense of an Ending (Center Point Publishing, 2012; Large Print)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. The Sense of an Ending. Thorndike, ME: Center Point Publishing, 2012. Pp. 189 + [3]. 22.1 x 14.5 cm. ISBN: 9781611733259. (Large Print edition).

Large print edition with dust jacket. Smooth board binding with imagery and text of jacket printed to covers, as shown. This example features a unique inscription from the author to his webmaster.

Love, etc. (Chivers Press | Thorndike Press, 2001; Large Print)


Notes on this edition: Love, etc. Bath, England: Chivers Press and Waterville, ME: Thorndike Press, 2001. Pp. 268 [269] + [5]. 21.6 x 13.7 cm. ISBN (UK): 0754045102; ISBN (US): 0786233354.

Large Print Edition published simultaneously by Chivers Press and Thorndike Press for U.K. and U.S. distribution. The hardback and paperback editions appear virtually identical. The hardback pictured above is from Julian Barnes’s personal collection and shows extreme sun bleaching to the spine.

Below, the paperback example shows stamps and markings as a former library book.

Arthur & George (Thorndike Press, 2006; Large Print)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Arthur & George. Waterville, ME: Thorndike Press, 2006. Pp. 784. 22.1 x 14.6 cm. ISBN: 0786286652. Large Print edition.

The title page lists the publishers as: “THORNDIKE | WINDSOR | PARAGON”, and the copyright page lists the following ISBNs, suggesting the same text block was used for each edition:

U.S. Hardcover: 0-7862-8665-2   (Basic)
U.K. Hardcover 10: 1 4056 1458 7   (Windsor Large Print)
U.K. Hardcover 13: 978 1 405 61458 0
U.K. Softcover 10: 1 4056 1459 5   (Paragon Large Print)
U.K. Softcover 13: 978 1 405 61459 7

Bottom of back cover states: “Thorndike Press and Chivers Large Print“.

The Noise of Time (Thorndike Press, 2016; Large Print)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. The Noise of Time. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, 2016. Pp. 269 + [3]. 22.3 x 14.5 cm. ISBN: 9781410490193.

Large Print edition published by Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning.

Through the Window (Windsor Paragon, 2013; Large Print)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Through the Window: Seventeen Essays (and one short story). [Bath]: Windsor Paragon / AudioGO, 2013. Pp. 271 + [7]. 24 x 16 cm. ISBN: 9781471344701.

This large print edition features cover art found on the original first edition published by Vintage. Copyright page indicates AudioGO’s Windsor imprint published the large print edition in both hardback and paperback versions. Photos for this entry feature the hardback edition.

A History of the World in 10½ Chapters (ISIS, 1990; Large Print)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. A History of the World in 10½ Chapters. Oxford: ISIS, 1990. Pp. 499 + [5]. 22.1 x 14.2 cm. ISBN: 1850893489. Large Print edition in pictorial hard cover.

The Sense of an Ending (Windsor Paragon, 2011; Large Print)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. The Sense of an Ending. Bath: Windsor Paragon / AudioGO, 2011. Pp. 187 + [13]. 24 x 16 cm. ISBN: 9781445891675.

Large Print edition in arrangement with Random House Group Limited. Permabound hardback with no dust jacket.