This book contains a rare collection of nineteenth century plays, each printed in the form that it was originally performed in, and with an introductory head note by Rowell. Also included is a useful glossary of stage terms and a further reading list. Included plays are: Black Ey'd Susan, by Douglas Jerold; Money, by Edward Bulwer Lytton; Masks and Faces, by Charles Reade and Tom Taylor; The Colleen Bawn, by Dion Boucicault; Lady Audley's Secret, by Miss Braddon and C.H. Hazlewood; The Ticket-of-Leave Man, by Tom Taylor; Caste, by T.W. Robertson; Two Roses, by James Albery; The Bells, by Leopold Lewis and A pair of Spectacles, by Sidney Grundy.