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  1. *Stage-land: Curious Habits and Customs of its Inhabitants. London, Chatto & Windus, 1889.

    A2 B-F8. Pp. [4] 1 2-80. 14 plates. Chapter openings and text-free pages are not paginated. Contents: [1] title-page; [2] printer’s logo: Brettell, Rupert St. W.; [3] dedication; [4] LIST OF CITIZENS INTERVIEWED.; 1 2-80 text; chapter headings are in fancy roman capitals, surrounded by small ornaments; at foot of page 80: T. Brettell & Co. Printers, 51, Rupert Street, Haymarket, W.
    There are illustrations with captions on most text pages; ornamental illustrations at end of each chapter, where space permits, and on blank pages. The fourteen full-page plates mostly face chapter openings.
    Printed on wove paper, size 210 x 166mm.
    Patterned endpapers, with orange floral design.
    *Green cloth, with decorative red lettering on front and back covers.
    Eight of the character sketches were previously serialized in The Playgoer, vol.1 nos.1-8, November 1888-June 1889: The Hero; The Villain; The Lawyer; The Heroine; The Adventuress; The Comic Man; The Servant Girl; The Peasants. Added in the book are: The Child; The Comic Lovers; The Good Old Man; The Irishman; The Detective; The Sailor. Listed in English Catalogue 1881-89, 3/6; reviewed in Athenaeum, 14 September 1889: 362.
    Copies seen: FR; Bodleian Library ? M. adds. 120 e.5, accession date 14 November 1889; University of Illinois Library.
    Also seen (APR): reprints identified on title-page as Second, Third, Fifth and Sixth Editions.

  2. Stage-land: Curious Habits and Customs of its Inhabitants. London, Chatto & Windus, Eighth Thousand, 1889.
    A8 B-G8. The pagination appears as in the 1st edition, but the 14 full-page plates are now included in the signatures, resulting in a total of 112 pages.
    Contents: [1] title-page; [2] printer’s logo: Brettell, Rupert St. W.; [3] dedication; [4] LIST OF CITIZENS INTERVIEWED.; [5] blank; [6] illustration: The Stage Hero.; 1 2-80 text; chapter heads in gothic type face; at foot of p. 80: T. Brettell & Co. Printers, 51, Rupert Street, Haymarket W.
    The type is reset from the first edition (p.1 has 17 lines and one illustration, compared with the first edition’s 21 lines and two illustrations).
    Illustrations with captions on most text pages; the elaborate ornamental illustrations that were at the end of each chapter (space permitting) have been replaced by small floral ornaments, and there are no illustrations on blank pages. Chapter headings in gothic type face. The fourteen full-page illustrations mostly face chapter openings.
    Printed on wove paper, size 210 x 165 mm.
    Patterned endpapers, with orange floral design.
    Green cloth, with decorative red lettering on front and back covers, as in 1st edition. Copies seen: FR, APR (2).
    Also seen (APR): copies identified as Twelfth, Fourteenth, Sixteenth and Eighteenth Thousand, all dated 1890.
  3. Stage-land: Curious Habits and Customs of its Inhabitants. London, Chatto & Windus, 1890.
    On the title-page: ‘Ever your giving Brother, Jerome K. Jerome’.
    Copies seen: Bodleian Library -Arch H.e.167.
  4. Stage-land: Curious Habits and Customs of its Inhabitants. London, Chatto & Windus, 1892.
    B-C18 D6. Pp. 1-7 8-84. The full-page illustrations are included in the signatures and pagination.
    Contents: 1 title-page; 2 advertisement for Woodward’s “Gripe Water”; 3 advertisement for “Health” Cocoa; 4 LIST OF CITIZENS INTERVIEWED.; 5 dedication; 6 illustration: The Stage Hero.; 7 8-84 text; at foot of page 84: T. Brettell & Co., Printers, 51, Rupert Street, Haymarket, W. Illustrations with captions on most text pages. There is now text on the back of the full page illustrations, all of which face chapter headings.
    Printed on poor wove paper, size 183 x 144mm.
    Appended after signature D are two pages of advertisements – [1] for Mellin’s Food for Infants and Invalids, and [2] for the first number of The Idler; then Chatto & Windus’ September 1891 List, paginated 1 2-16; then two more pages of advertisements – [1] for Godfrey’s Extract of Elder Flowers; [2] for Jewsbury and Brown’s Oriental Tooth Paste and for Stower’s Lime Juice Cordial.
    Dull green paper; inside front: advertisement, lettered in black, for Norton’s Camomile Pills; inside back: advertisement, lettered in black, for the Y & N Patent Diagonal Seam; outside back: advertisement, lettered in red, for Fry’s Pure Concentrated Cocoa.
    Copies seen: FR; APR; University of California, Berkeley, Library.
  5. Stage-land: Curious Habits and Customs of its Inhabitants. New York, John W. Lovell Company, [1890].
    Unsigned, 1-88. The pagination appears as in the 1st edition, but the 14 full-page plates are now included in the signatures, which, with the advertisements at the end, results in a total of 128 pages.
    Obsolete signatures B, C, D, G appear on signatures 2.2, 3.2, 4.2, 7.2.
    Contents: [1] title-page; [2] blank; [3] dedication; [4] blank; [5] LIST OF CITIZENS INTERVIEWED.; [6-7] blank; [8] illustration: The Stage Hero.; 1 2-80 text; no caption below illustration on 80; 1 2-8 JOHN W. LOVELL COMPANY’S PUBLICATIONS.
    The text and full-page illustrations are as in Chatto & Windus ‘Eighth Thousand’ impression, though reduced in size. The full-page illustrations all face chapter headings. End of chapter ornaments are as in Chatto & Windus ‘Eighth Thousand’ impression.
    Printed on wove paper, size 162 x 122 mm.
    Patterned endpapers, green floral design.
    Green cloth, with decorative red lettering on front cover, as in Chatto & Windus 1st edition.
    Copies seen: FR.
  6. *Stage-land: Curious Habits and Customs of its Inhabitants. New York, Henry Holt and Company, 1890.

    Unsigned, 1-108. Pp. [2] 1-6 7-158.
    Contents: [1] blank; [2] list of Jerome titles in Holt’s Author’s Edition; 1 title-page; 2 blank; 3 dedication; 4 LIST OF CITIZENS INTERVIEWED.; 5 blank; 6 illustration: The Stage Hero.; 7-158 text.
    Text as in the Chatto & Windus editions, though set differently; full-page illustrations are reduced in size. The full-page illustrations all face chapter headings and are included in the signatures and pagination. There are no end of chapter ornaments.
    Printed on coated wove paper, size 187 x 125 mm.
    Endpapers patterned with green leafy design.
    *Dark red cloth, with gilt lettering on front and spine.
    Listed in Publisher’s Weekly 952, 26 April 1890; American Catalog 1884-90, $1.00; reviewed in New York Times, 27 April 1890, 12.
    Copies seen: FR; APR.
    Also issued in paper covers at 30¢. as Leisure Moment Series, group 2, no. 3.

  7. Stage-land: Curious Habits and Customs of its Inhabitants. New York , M. J. Ivers, 1890.
    135p. (American Series, 212).
    Not seen. Copy at Emory University Library.
  8. Stage-land: Curious Habits and Customs of its Inhabitants. New York, G. Munro’s Sons, [1890].
    Pp. [6], 1, 2-80 1-3, 4-15, [16-20].
    Paper.
    Reprinted a number of times, with varying series titles: Seaside Library, pocket ed., no. 1359; The Favorite Series, no. 47; Crescent Edition; Munro’s Library of Popular Novels) Listed in American Catalog, 1890-95.
    Copies seen: APR (1898); University of Illinois Library.
  9. Stage-land: Curious Habits and Customs of its Inhabitants. New York, Lupton.
    117p.
    Copies seen: University of Kentucky Library (cover, title-page and first page of text).
  10. Stage-land: Curious Habits and Customs of its Inhabitants. New York, The Federal Book Company. [formerly Lupton].
    (135, 132-188p. includes F. H. Baden, Only a Comma, &c. in second paging sequence).
    Not seen. Copy at Stanford University Library. Listed in United States Catalog, 1902.
  11. Stage-land and On the Stage – and Off. Leipzig, Heinemann and Balestier, 1891.
    Pp. [2] i-v vi-vii viii 1-302. (The English Library, no. 83)
    Light brown paper, lettered dark brown. Back cover lists The English Library to no. 87.
    Copies seen: JKJ’s copy.
  12. Funny Facts About Stageland. Girard, Kansas, Haldeman-Julius Company, [1927].
    Pp. 1-5 6-64.
    Printed on wove paper, size 128 x 88mm.
    Blue-grey paper cover: LITTLE BLUE BOOK NO. 1171 / Edited by E. Haldeman-Julius [1171 occupies both lines, to right of text] / Funny Facts / About Stageland / Jerome K. Jerome. Advertised in Haldeman-Julius Weekly, 12 February 1927.
    Copies seen: University of Kansas Library, Pittsburg State University Library.
  13. Stage-land: Curious Habits and Customs of its Inhabitants. Bath, Cedric Chivers, 1972.
    Pp. [10] 1 2-80 [16]. (New Portway Series).
    Facsimile edition; at end, 16 page list of New Portway Series.
    Printed on wove paper, size 204 x 164mm.
    Dark blue cloth, gilt lettered on spine.
    Copies seen: British Library.