- **Playwriting: a Handbook for Would-be Dramatic Authors. By a Dramatist. London, The Stage Office, Clement’s Inn Passage, Strand, W.C., 1888.
A4 B-H8 ?4. Pp. i-v vi-viii 1 2-111 112 i ii-vii viii.
Contents: i half-title: PLAYWRITING.; ii blank; iii title-page; iv MACRAE, CURTIS, AND CO., LIM. / PRINTERS, / CLEMENT’S HOUSE, CLEMENT’S INN PASSAGE, LONDON, W.C.; v-vi [rectangular framed ornament with leaves, snails at outside, rabbit center] / CONTENTS. / [short wavy rule] / … / [fish ornament at end on vi]; vii-viii [rectangular ornament with horizontal leaves, etc.] / PREFACE. / [small ornament] / … / [ornament at end with seated muse in circle]; 1 2-111 text; 112 blank; i ii-viii APPENDIX. / [short rule with small ornament in center] [i-ii are brief text, iii-viii are stage plans].
Printed on wove paper, size 215 x 140mm.
Black cloth, gilt lettered; front: PLAYWRITING / A HAND-BOOK / FOR / WOULD-BE DRAMATIC AUTHORS; spine: [reading up] PLAYWRITING.
Copies seen: APR; British Library – 11794.g.26, accession date 14 November 1888, copy lacks pp. 103-6.
- Playwriting: a Handbook for Would-be Dramatic Authors. By a Dramatist. London, the Stage Office, Clement’s Inn Passage, Strand, W.C. Second Edition.
Pp. i-v vi-viii, 1 2-111 112 .
Contents as in first edition except, at end: [1-5] APPENDIX. / [short rule] [1-2 contain brief text, on 2 and 3-4 are stage plans].
Copies seen: FR (photocopy).