Illustrated wrappers with publisher imprint: New York: Beadle and Company, 118 William St.
"The second edition has practically the same title page, but the outside cover has an engraving. It was copyrighted May 31, 1866, by Beadle & Co., 118 William Street, and was on sale June 2. It has 50 pages. Usually the title page still retains the Irwin P. Beadle & Co. imprint. Still later, the title was changed to 'Dime Book of Cricket and Football, being a Complete Guide to Players, and Containing All the Rules and Laws of the Ground and Game.' The covers are yellow-orange with an engraving (Type IV-Handbooks), and there are 50 pages and four figures of set-ups. The copyright date was not changed. Beadle & Co., 118 William Street, were the publishers."--Johannsen, A. House of Beadle and Adams and its dime and nickel novels, volume 1, page 377, no. 7.