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Popular Fifty Cent Books

BEADLE'S Fifty Cent Books (Figs. 45 and 46) were not issued as a regular numbered series, but as occasional publications during the years 1866 to 1869. They were octavos, 9 by 6 inches in size, and contained from 80 to 300 pages enclosed in pictorial wrappers, each one differing from the others.

Fig 45.  Popular Fifty Cent Books.

Fig 45. Popular Fifty Cent Books
One of five books issued between 1866 and 1869 (this in 1867)
each with a different style wrapper.

Fig 46.  Figure Eight.

Fig 46. "Figure Eight"
Another Popular Fifty Cent Book, 1869.

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