1. *The Passing of the Third Floor Back. An Idle Fancy in a Prologue, a Play and an Epilogue. London, Hurst & Blackett, Ltd., Paternoster House, 1910.

    18 2-138 142. Pp. 1-2 3-212.
    Contents: 1 title-page; 2 PRINTED BY / HAZELL, WATSON & VINEY, LD., / LONDON AND AYLESBURY.; 3 LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; 4 blank; 5 CHARACTERS IN THE PROLOGUE; 6 blank; 7-70 The Passing of the Third / Floor Back / PROLOGUE; 71 CHARACTERS IN THE PLAY; 72 blank; 73-152 THE PLAY; 153 CHARACTERS IN THE EPILOGUE; 154 blank; 155-212 EPILOGUE
    Printed on wove paper, size 178x 120mm. The signatures are at lower right of page.
    Frontispiece (before first gathering) and 15 plates inserted in the text.
    Appended after final gathering: Hurst & Blackett’s 16 page list for Autumn, 1910.
    *Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt on front and spine; spine: THE / PASSING / OF THE / THIRD / FLOOR / BACK / JEROME K. / JEROME / HURST & BLACKETT
    Copies seen: FR; APR; Bodleian Library – Arch H e.164, Jerome’s copy, with title-page dedication: ‘To Dearest / with love / Jerome K Jerome’; University of Illinois Library.

  2. The Passing of the Third Floor Back. An Idle Fancy in a Prologue, a Play and an Epilogue. London, Hurst & Blackett, Ltd., Paternoster House, E.C.
    18(-1.1) 2-138 142. Pp. [2] 5-212.
    Contents: [1] title-page; [2] PRINTED BY / HAZELL, WATSON & VINEY, LD., / LONDON AND AYLESBURY.; 5 CHARACTERS IN THE PROLOGUE; 6 blank; 7-70 The Passing of the Third / Floor Back / PROLOGUE; 71 CHARACTERS IN THE PLAY; 72 blank; 73-152 THE PLAY; 153 CHARACTERS IN THE EPILOGUE; 154 blank; 155-212 EPILOGUE.
    The text is page for page the same as Hurst & Blackett’s bound edition, above, (though lacking pp. 3-4 and the 15 text plates), but has been reset.; the signatures are now at lower left of the first leaf of each gathering.
    Frontispiece inserted before 1.2.
    Printed on wove paper, 182 x 124mm. Text 18mm. thick.
    *Grey paper covers, lettered in black on front and spine; front: note error ‘Episode’ for ‘Epilogue’; spine [reading up]: ‘The Passing of the Third Floor Back’.
    Copies seen: FR..
  3. *The Passing of the Third Floor Back. An Idle Fancy in a Prologue, a Play and an Epilogue. London, Samuel French, Ltd. (French’s Acting Edition, no. 146).

    Collation and pagination as in the Hurst & Blackett paperback edition, above.
    Contents: [1] title-page; [2] 14 line statement on licensing fees, and availability of costumes; 5-212, text, using the plates of the Hurst & Blackett paperback edition, above.
    Printed on wove paper, 183 x 123mm.
    *Grey paper covers, lettered in black on front, dark brown on spine; front: note error ‘Episode’ for ‘Epilogue’.
    Copies seen: FR (later impression)..

  4. The Passing of the Third Floor Back. An Idle Fancy in a Prologue, a Play and an Epilogue. London, Samuel French, Ltd. (French’s Acting Edition, no. 146).

    A8 B-D8 E4. Pp. 1-4 5-72.
    Contents: 1 title-page; 2 16 line statement on licensing fees, and availability of costumes; at foot of page: Made and Printed in Great Britain by Butler & Tanner, Ltd., Frome and London; 3 list of first night cast; 4 blank; 5-69 text; p.70-1, property plots; p.72 song from Act III.
    Printed on wove paper, size 216 x 137mm.
    Frontispiece inserted facing page 5.
    *Grey-green paper, lettered in black on front and spine; front: note error ‘Episode’ for ‘Epilogue’.
    Copies seen: FR (later impression).

  5. *The Passing of the Third Floor Back. An Idle Fancy in a Prologue, a Play and an Epilogue. New York, Dodd, Mead & Company, 1921.

    Unsigned, 1-128 134. Pp. 1-4 5-197 198-200.
    Contents: 1 half-title: THE PASSING OF THE THIRD / FLOOR BACK; 2 blank; 3 title-page; 4 COPYRIGHT, 1921 / BY DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY, INC. / Printed in the U. S. A.; 5 CHARACTERS IN THE PROLOGUE; 6 blank; 7-64 The Passing of the Third / Floor Back / PROLOGUE; 65 CHARACTERS IN THE PLAY; 66 blank; 67-140 THE PLAY; 141 CHARACTERS IN THE EPILOGUE; 142 blank; 143-97 EPILOGUE; 198-200 blank.
    Printed on wove paper, size 190mm. x 130mm.
    Listed in United States Catalog, 1921-24, $1.50.
    Copies seen: FR (1925 printing); APR; Library of Congress, acquisition date 22 October 1921.

  6. The Passing of the Third Floor Back. An Idle Fancy in a Prologue, a Play and an Epilogue. New York, Samuel French. (French’s Standard Library Edition).
    Unsigned. 1-138 (-13.7-8). Pp. 1-4 5-197 198 [6].
    Contents: 1 half-title; 2 blank; 3 title-page; 4 COPYRIGHT, 1921 / BY DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY, INC. / [within rules] six paragraph statement of permission rights, emphasizing in this form dedicated to the reading public only; 5-197 text; 198 blank; [1-6] advertisements for other plays published by Samuel French.
    Text printed from the plates of the Dodd, Mead edition, above.
    Printed on wove paper.
    Brown paper cover, lettered dark brown.
    Copies seen: Library of Congress – paper cover preserved within binding.
  7. The Passing of the Third Floor Back. An Idle Fancy in a Prologue, a Play and an Epilogue. New York, Court Book Company, [1941].
    Collation and pagination as in the Dodd, Mead edition, above.
    Contents: 1 half-title THE PASSING OF THE THIRD / FLOOR BACK; 2 blank; 3 title-page; 4 COPYRIGHT, 1904, 1905 BY / JEROME K. JEROME / COPYRIGHT, 1921 / BY DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY, INC. / Special Printing, April, 1941 / [logo of Allied Printing Trades Council, New York City] / Printed in the United States of America / BY J. J. LITTLE & IVES COMPANY, NEW YORK; 5-197 text; 198-200 blank.
    Text printed from the plates of the Dodd, Mead edition, above.
    Printed on wove paper, size 190 x 129mm., fore-edge and bottom edge uncut.
    Buff cloth, lettered in black on front and spine; front: [decorative rule] / THE PASSING OF THE / THIRD FLOOR BACK / JEROME K. JEROME. / [decorative rule]; spine: [decorative rule] / The Passing / of the Third / Floor Back / • / JEROME / [decorative rule]
    Copies seen: FR; APR (2); Georgetown University Library.