The dime dialogues : new, spirited, and "taking" colloquies, farces, minor dramas, dress pieces, etc., by the best writers for schools, exhibitions, and home entertainments, arranged for stage, platform and parlor, with the adjuncts of scenery, 'furniture,' costumes, etc., simplified to any situation
In illustrated paper wrappers in orange and black.
Johannsen gives title as "Stratagem."
"Many of [the cover illustrations], apparently, were drawn by George G. White, although, as usual with this artist, they are not signed. Most of them were engraved by N. Orr."--Johannsen, A. House of Beadle and Adams and its dime and nickel novels, volume 1, pages 395-398.
NIU Copy 2: Missing back cover.