London: Faber & Faber, 1955. Illustrated by the author. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. 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. Fine / Fine. Item #19606