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Laminated pictorial boards showing Rupert sitting on a rock having just caught a Merchild in his fishing net. 1st story Rupert and the Birthday Present. 115 pages. Tiny knocks to top and tail of spine. NOT price-cut OR Inscribed. Magic Paintings are CLEAN and NOT done. Illustrations are lovely and bright. A very nice copy indeed!
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. Covers are slightly edge rubbed.Tiny amount of loss to base of spine, small tear (but no loss) at top of spine. Name and address in pencil in belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Puzzle pages are clean and unused. Contents are beautifully bright and clean.
Pictorial paper wraps. Front cover shows Rupert running with a little dog on a lead. A rainbow is in the background. 1st story is Rupert and Jack Frost. 120 pages. 9.5 x 7 inches. Slight rubbing and creasing to covers, there is a light vertical crease to centre of front cover. Name and address in ink in belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Some faint pencil marks to Balloon Puzzle. Some lower page corner tips creased. Last 40 pages are browned but clean.
Pictorial card wraps - Rupert waving from castle ramparts. Produced during the second world war when paper shortages were at their worst, this is the rarest of all the Rupert annuals. Printed only by Harrison. Front cover and spine are 'detached' from the binding; covers are holding on by rear join. Bottom 2" of spine are MISSING; a further 1" of surface paper loss. Creasing to cover corners; some grubby marks. Surface paper damage to bottom half of front cover, where a sticker has been; remains of sticker. NOT price-cut. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. Grubby margins throughout. Binding at page 72/73 is mis-placed (stitching in wrong place). Illustrations are still lovely and bright!
Pictorial card wraps - Rupert running after a tiny dragon. 1st story Rupert and the Top Hat. Light wear to top an tail of spine, which has a little browning. Name/inscription in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. A few marks to belongs to page. Browning to pages, but puzzles are clean.
RUPERT ANNUAL 1939 (FACSIMILE) - THE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1322770
Published by Daily Express. 1991. Very good condition.
Facsimile of the 4th Rupert annual (1939). Colour pictorial boards, red cloth spine. Black/red/white illustrations throughout. 125 pages. The 'look and feel' of the original perfectly captured by this magnificent reproduction. ISBN: 085079241X. Covers slightly edge rubbed. Evidence of removal of a small label to front cover. Contents fine.
Title story Rupert And Neddy. Also includes Rupert And The Silent Dog, an original Bestall story for this series. 22 pages. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. 2" split to base of spine. Some marks and wear to covers. Name in ink to inside front cover. Foxing and some margin marks, but contents are generally still very good.
RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 17 - RUPERT AND THE DOUBLE DREAM
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2137194
Published by Daily Express. 1953. Good condition.
Title story Rupert And The Double Dream. Also includes Rupert and the Pink Sheep. 22 pages. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. 3-5" tear to base of spine; smaller split to top of spine. Grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to inside front cover. Page creasing; some marks.
RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 21 - RUPERT AND THE LOST RAILWAY
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2137193
Published by Daily Express. 1st 1954. Very good condition.
Pictorial paperwraps. Second story is 'Rupert and the Puppet'. Colour illustrations. Some marks to covers. Creasing to corners. Crossword completed in pencil. A few margin marks.
Pictorial card wraps. Two stories are Rupert and the Speckled Seaweed and Rupert and the Scent Garden. Colour illustrations. Some marks to covers as well as creasing. Foxing to outer page edges. Some margin marks and page corner creasing. Illustrations are still lovely and bright!
Rupert Spring Adventures. 2 stories: Rupert and the Toy's Hospital plus Rupert and the Big Nest. Pictorial paperwraps. Colour illustrations. Couple of inch split to top of spine. Creasing with some tears to covers. Foxing and grubby marks. Contents are generally still very good - Maze puzzle done in pencil; margin marks; illustrations are still bright.
Pictorial paper wraps. First story Rupert and the Angry Dolls. Second story Rupert and Will o' the Wisp. Colour illustrations. Foxing to covers; some creasing; a few nicks to edges; splits to top and tail of spine. Some foxing throughout, but heaviest to prelims and margins.