London: Faber & Faber, 1955. Illustrated by the author. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine / Fine. Item #19606
Oblong 4to. Yellow paper over boards printed in black, green and red. Plain endpapers. Illustrated in color throughout. Trace of soil else a near fine copy. The dustwrapper is not clipped and is in fine condition.
Wonderfully original tale of a crocodile who comes to live with a Parisian family. Precedes the Paris-New York edition of 1956. English and French on facing pages. Scarce.