DE BRUNHOFF,JEAN. BABAR ET LE PERE NOEL. NY: Random House (1941). Folio (10 1/2 x 141/2"), cloth backed pictorial boards, inconspiuous mend on two leaves else VG+ in dust wrapper (dw chipped with some soil). 1st French language edition (simultaneous with the edition printed in France and following the American English language edition by 1 year). Featuring calligraphic text and wonderful color lithographs throughout. Babar makes the long trip to enlist Father Christmas' help. Scarce in dust wrapper.