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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Title: "Ask Mamma"

Author and Title: Robert Smith Surtees. "Ask Mamma": or, The Richest Commoner in England

First Edition: London: Bradbury and Evans, 1858. 1 volume, 8vo., 14s.


  • New Monthly Magazine, March 1848 to October 1848 (monthly)
  • 13 parts, 1s per part, illustrated by John Leech, London: Bradbury and Evans, March 1857 to March 1858 (monthly)

Summary: Illustrated by John Leech.

References: BL; EC; NYPL (parts); Wolff


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