Illustrated paper wrappers in orange and black.
Cited in The house of Beadle and Adams, by A. Johannsen, under title: Ludicrous speaker.
"Prepared expressly for the dime series."
NIU Copies: Type III-S cover. See Johannsen, A. House of Beadle and Adams and its dime and nickel novels, volume 1, page 400.
NIU Copy 1: "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year [186?], by Beadle and Company."--Title page verso.