This original book contains beautiful chromolithograph illustrations. The children`s poetry and stories of Mabel and Rose traveling through France. An excellent example of the styles and architecture around the time period of 1882. Thomas Crane was the Art Director for Marcus Ward & Co., and was the elder brother of illustrator/ artist Walter Crane; Houghton was their cousin. Poems about a family of Victorian children on their first trip abroad, a visit to Northern France and Paris. A high spot of Victorian color printing.