[SURTEES, ROBERT SMITH. 1803-1864.]
"Ask Mamma" or, The Richest Commoner in England. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1857-58.
13 parts. 8vo (222 x 138 mm). 13 hand-colored plates and numerous wood engravings in text by John Leech. Original red pictorial wrappers. Custom chemise and quarter calf slipcase. Light chipping to spine ends of a few wrappers, rear wrapper of part 7 starting, a few minor expert repairs to wrappers.
FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL MONTHLY PARTS, first issue of part 1 with "Ask Mama" in outline on front wrapper. Advertisements conforming to Tooley. Tooley 472.