New York: Veritas Press, Inc., (1941) early reprint, later books mentioned on dw flap to 1945; pictorial boards with Mr. Pink and the children and dog sitting on a hill overlooking the Copley's house on the roof of the button factory; yellow endpapers with scattered buttons, in jacket identical to boards; 7.2x10.2"; np. Picture Book Hardback.
The story of Mr. Pink, button manufacturer, who looks at modern conveniences with disdain, and that includes zippers! When the Copley's ask permission to build a house, then a garden, then a tennis court on the large factory roof, he begins to change. Nice Christmas pictures at the end of the book, with Mr. Pink arriving on the snowy roof for the celebration.
CONDITION: Very Good in Fair jacket small name, clean and unwrinkled, rubs to edges and extremities; in rubbed dw with light edgewear all around, large wrinkled tears on back mended with clear tape, rubbed spine, but clean and little loss of paper overall; unclipped 1.00. Item #21614