"Ask mamma," or, The richest commoner in England /
by the author of "Handley Cross," "Sponge's sporting tour," etc. etc. ; with illustrations by John Leech.
|Main Author:||Surtees, Robert Smith, 1805-1864.|
|Related Names:||Swain, Joseph 1820-1909., Leech, John 1817-1864.|
London : Bradbury and Evans, 1858.
Parts issue: Each pt. in illustrated dull reddish brown paper covers. General advertisements on p. [2-4] of covers. Additional publisher's advertisements inserted in pts. 3 and 7-9; cf. Tooley.
Illustrations: 13 prints : etching, hand col. ; full-page. -- 69 prints : wood engraving ; various sizes. -- Wood engraving on front covers, by Swain, after Leech.
Parts 1-10, 13 include the "Ask mamma" advertiser (4 p. at front).
"Part 1 ... in 1st issue has the words 'Ask mamma' in outline letters, in 2nd issue solid letters"--Tooley.
Originally issued in 13 monthly pts., Mar. 1857-Mar. 1858. Title page and other prelims. in pt. 13.
ix, , 412 p.,  leaves of plates :
ill. (some col.) ;
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