New York: E. P. Dutton, (1940), presumed 1st, does not follow publisher statement; red cloth,blue and white snowy endpapers, in jacket with all around painting of children trudging through the snowy back yard toward the snow house; 8.1x10; c 32 pp. Picture Book hardback.
The simple family joys of being snowed in, sensitively illustrated with brown objects and letters and blue sky, which turns turquoise at the height of the fun. "All night it snowed. The flakes fell quietly, deeper and deeper." Written in California for her grandchildren "who can only read about the wonder and beauty of the snowstorm."
CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; light rubs and bumps to extremities, in dw with edgewear all around, two chips and tears, cracked rubs on spine; unclipped 1.50. Item #11632