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Abroad (Original Illustrations and Text) (Classic Books for Children) Thomas Crane

Abroad (Original Illustrations and Text) (Classic Books for Children)

Thomas Crane

Published June 15th 2012
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Thomas Crane was the Art Director for Marcus Ward & Co., and was the elder brother of illustrator/artist Walter Crane- Ellen Houghton was their cousin.This book contains beautiful chromolithograph illustrations. The children`s poetry and storiesMoreThomas Crane was the Art Director for Marcus Ward & Co., and was the elder brother of illustrator/artist Walter Crane- Ellen Houghton was their cousin.This book contains beautiful chromolithograph illustrations. The children`s poetry and stories are of Mabel and Rose traveling through France. An excellent example of the styles and architecture around the time period of 1882. 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.The illustrations are superb. The stories, of course, are of period, and the accompanying observations are typical of the Victorian age. The book, the illustrations, the stories are excellent, a collectors literal trophy.This is a hi-def scan of the original, 1882 print version of the book. Other than removing blank pages, no changes have been made to the illustrations or the text.