Beadle's dime book of verses : comprising rhymes, lines and mottoes, for lovers and friends; Valentines, album pieces, gift verses, birthday lines, and poetry for bridals, births, mourning, epitaphs, etc
Running and spine titles: Book of verses.
Publication date inferred from publisher's advertisements.
"By a committee of three."--Johannsen, A. House of Beadle and Adams and its dime and nickel novels, volume 1, page 376, no. 12.
"Deposited for copyright February 11, 1863, but previously advertised in Harper's Weekly, VII, 1863, 96, as ready, February 7, 1863. Beadle & Co., Publishers, 118 William St. The first edition is of small size (Type I-HB), and contains 75 pages. A later edition, with plain yellow-orange covers (Type II-HB) was issued by Beadle and Adams from 98 William Street. The copyright date is partly effaced, a common trick in cheap book publication to avoid indicating the age of the issue. The copyright was apparently not renewed."--Johannsen, A. House of Beadle and Adams and its dime and nickel novels, volume 1, page 376, no. 12.
Second publisher's imprint on title page: London : 44 Paternoster Row.
Distributer name on cover: The American News Company, New York.
Copy 2: Publisher's imprint on title page is given as 98 William Street.