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Text: Lantern readings original and selected: vol. II (Birmingham: Alfred Pumphrey, n.d.)

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Birmingham, England: Alfred Pumphrey, unknown  (earliest possible: 1875)
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Distributor: E. Marshall

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Adventures and discoveries in central Africa: by Dr Livingstone and H.M. Stanley, pp. 1-14

Paris: before and after the war, pp. 15-24

The Rhine from Cologne to Mannheim: its legendary and historical associations, pp. 25-45

Jack in luck, pp. 46-48

Animal sagacity, pp. 49-56

William Cowper, The diverting history of John Gilpin, pp. 57-60

Gulliver's travels to Liliput and Brogdignag, pp. 61-68

Don Quixote de La Mancha, pp. 68-79

Robert Burns, O whistle, and I'll come to you, p. 80

Robert Burns, For the sake of somebody, p. 80

Bible animals, pp. 81-101

Astronomy, pp. 102-132

The new Little Red Riding Hood, pp. 133-135

Dick Whittington, pp. 135-137

Jack and the bean-stalk, pp. 137-139

The children in the wood, pp. 139-141

The three bears, pp. 141-142

Aladdin: or, the wonderful lamp, pp. 142-144

Ashantee: with the manners and customs of the people, pp. 145-159

Music's power: or the fiddler and the crocodile, p. 160

The falls of Niagara: in summer and winter, pp. 161-170

Hogarth's industrious and idle apprentice, pp. 171-175

Italy: its ancient, mediaeval, and modern cities, pp. 176-192

American scenery in the far west: California, Nevada, &c., pp. 193-207

The last journey of Dr Livingstone, pp. 208-215

Madagascar and its people, pp. 216-229

The cities of north-eastern Europe, pp. 230-244

James Merrick, The chameleon, pp. 244-245

Robert Southey, Sir Ralph the Rover, pp. 246-247

The cities and towns of south-eastern Europe, pp. 248-257

The Arctic expedition, pp. 258-271

The life and times of the Rev. John Wesley: the father of Methodism, pp. 272-286

James Milne, How Jane Conquest rang the bell, pp. 287-290

Landscape scenery of 'The lady of the lake' and 'The Lord of the Isles', pp. 291-309

Jack the conqueror, pp. 310-311

The animals at the gardens of the Zoological Society of London: 1875, pp. 312-329

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continued from: Lantern readings original and selected: vol. I (1873)

continued by: Lantern readings original and selected: vol. III (Birmingham: Alfred Pumphrey, n.d.)

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