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RUPERT ANNUAL 1955
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2130231
Published by Daily Express. 1955. Almost very good condition.

Colour laminated boards - Rupert hiking in a field. 1st story Rupert and Poll Parrot. 10x7 inches. 107 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. 1.5" split to base of spine. Heavily erased/inked out inscription to belongs to box. Price-cut. Foxing to outer page edges. Some page edge wrinkling. Painting contest to rear has been partially inked in.
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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 38 - AUTUMN ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2130229
Published by Daily Express. 1958. Slightly better than very good condition.

Rupert Autumn Adventures. 2 stories: Rupert And The Spinning Globe, Rupert and the Royal Conker. Colour front cover shows Rupert pretending to be a kangaroo and being chased by a real kangaroo. Pictorial paperwraps. Colour illustrations. Light creasing to very corner tips. A few foxspots to rear cover. Contents are excellent - lovely and bright and clean!
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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 28 - RUPERT AND THE BOTTLED MOONBEAMS
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2130228
Published by Daily Express. 1956. Very good condition.

Title story Rupert And The Bottled Moonbeams. Also includes Rupert And The Frosties. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Some spotting to covers; a few marks to rear cover. Odd margin mark, else contents are very good indeed - lovely and bright!
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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 11 - RUPERT AND THE LITTLE TREE
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2130227
Published by Daily Express. Circa 1952. Almost very good condition.

Title story Rupert And The Little Tree. Also includes Rupert's Rainy Adventure. Both stories by Bestall, the Little Tree being an original for the series. The Rainy Adventure was published 1942. 20 pages. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Grubby marks to covers; staples have rusted. A few margin marks, else contents are very good - nice and bright.
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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 6 - RUPERT AND THE BLACK MOTH
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2130225
Published by Daily Express. Circa 1950. Very good condition.

Rupert and the Black Moth and Rupert and the Iron key. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Staples to spine have rusted. Some foxing and browning to covers and outer page edges. Illustrations are still nice and bright.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1954 - THE NEW RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2130171
Published by Daily Express. 1954. Almost very good condition.

Colour pictorial laminated boards - Rupert and friends building a snowman. 1st story Rupert and the Friendly Sea-Lion. 123 pages. 10x7 inches. Not published in facsimile form as some of the content was considered politically incorrect. Chipping and some loss to laminate on spine. Repaired splits, with some marks to top of spine. Name in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Foxing to outer page edges. A few margin marks.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1940 (FACSIMILE) - RUPERT'S ADVENTURE BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1317733
Published by Annual Concepts Limited. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

Facsimile of the 5th Rupert annual (1940), the first to be issued in full colour throughout. Due to paper rationing during the war this was probably the ONLY annual to be issued that year. Colour 'wrap-around' pictorial boards. ISBN: 1874507015. Spine is slightly faded and slightly bumped at base. Contents fine.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1946 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1317714
Published by Daily Express. 1946. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial card wraps - Rupert looking out through a window. 1st story - Rupert on Coon Island. 120 pages. 9.5 x 7 inches. This annual has not been reproduced in a facsimile edition. Some slight rubbing to spine and corners. Small (0.75"), light scratch mark to front cover - on second R in Rupert. Otherwise covers bright and clean. Not inscribed or price-cut. Puzzle pages untouched. Two pages were mis-cut during the binding process and have been opened a little roughly causing very small margin tears (pages 27-28 and 29-30). Contents otherwise very bright. A lovely, bright copy of a scarce annual.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1950 - ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129853
Published by Daily Express. 1950. Almost very good condition.

Annual format returns to hardback with this issue but is much thinner than earlier hardbacks. Pictorial boards - Rupert riding a huge seashell. 1st story Rupert's Silver Trumpet. 120 pages. 10x7 ins. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping and surface paper damage to covers, which also has foxing. NOT price-cut. Belongs to box is clean. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks, but contents are still very good - illustrations are lovely and bright.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1947 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129638
Published by Daily Express. 1947. Fair condition.

Pictorial card wraps - Rupert running after a tiny dragon. 1st story Rupert and the Top Hat. Covers are heavily creased with big tape repairs to edges; Large triangle of loss to bottom corner of front cover, around 4" x 1" piece of loss to top edge of rear cover. NOT price-cut. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. Foxing and some grubby marks, mostly to prelims and last few pages. A few page margin tears; some nicks/chips of loss to corners. Illustrations are still nice and bright. This is a READING COPY ONLY!
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1945 - A NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129624
Published by Daily Express. 1945. Almost very good condition.

Harrison printing with red endpapers. Pictorial card wraps showing Rupert flying in air on a bicycle with wings. Castle overlooking sea in background. Spine has been repaired with yellow cloth. 4.5" loss to bottom of original paper spine; quarter inch paper loss to top. Creasing to cover corners; some foxing and a few marks. What appear to be sticky glue marks to inside front cover and opposite on belongs to page. Name in ink in belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins. Some page corner creases. Illustrations are still lovely and bright!!!
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1973
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129519
Published by Daily Express. 1973. Very good condition.

Pictorial laminated boards - Rupert playing in a tree. 1st story Rupert and the Bouncers. The last cover design by Alfred Bestall - and the first with a white-faced Rupert. This change caused Bestall to resign. 115 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Bumping to corners. Belongs to box is clean. Price-cut. Foxing to outer page edges; some browning. A few pages have corner creases.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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