by Pat & David Fields
A 100+ page comb-bound book (with color illustrations) on the material characteristics, history, and variety of vegetable ivory buttons, with chapters on:
Why one button manufacturer called vegetable ivory "the one perfect button material".
Identifying vegetable ivory (Is that button vegetable ivory, horn, bone, celluloid, or ?)
Caring for vegetable ivory buttons (What NOT to do to them.)
A fascinating look at the vegetable ivory button manufacturing process.
What kind of buttons have been made of vegetable ivory. (Short answer - almost every kind)
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