"Ask Mamma" or, The Richest Commoner in England.
London: Bradbury and Evans, 1858. First edition 8vo. 412 pp. Half-leather, marbled boards & ep's, aeg, gilt tooled spine. 13 color plates (steel engravings). Foxing front and back. Spine and boards shelfworn. Front hinge bare. Lords a-hunting. Owner's ink signature ffep. Preface: "It may be a recommendation to the lover of light literature to be told, that the following story does not involve the complication of a plot. It is a mere continuous narrative of an almost every day exaggeration, interspersed with sporting scenes and excellent illustrations by LEECH.". Very Good Half-Leather (Item ID: 999)