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HOWARD. McLOUGHLIN PUB. LIGHTNING EXPRESS. NY: McLoughlin Bros. 1881. 4to (9 x 10 1/2"), pictorial wraps, spine professionally strengthened else VG+. The story is about a train on a wild ride that did extraordinary feats without hurting the riders. After the passengers departed it flew into space and became a blazing comet. Illustrated by J.H. Howard with 9 fabulous full page chromolithographs. This is a rare McLoughlin picture book.



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