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RUPERT ANNUAL 1953 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT

Illustrated by Alfred Bestall
Published by Daily Express in 1953

RUPERT ANNUAL 1953 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319462
1953. Hardback. Good condition.

Pictorial covers - Rupert, Bill Badger and Algy sitting on a fence. 120 pages. 1st story Rupert and Miranda. Painting page and puzzle pages. Covers are edge worn and a bit grubby/marked. 1953 in black felt-tip pen to front cover. No name. Price cut. Painting contest page completed. Contents generally clean.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1953 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318461
1953. Hardback. Good condition.

Pictorial covers - Rupert, Bill Badger and Algy sitting on a fence. 120 pages. 1st story Rupert and Miranda. Painting page and puzzle pages. Covers are worn with foxing. Child's writing to front cover and large split to front edge of spine (2" at base). Small patch of surface paper damage to front free-endpaper. Name in belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Painting contest partially completed but still present. Textblock and page margins are grubby.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1953 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1404356
1953. Hardback. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial covers - Rupert, Bill Badger and Algy sitting on a fence. 120 pages. 1st story Rupert and Miranda. Painting page and puzzle pages. Backstrip missing completely with bottom 1" torn back. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges are rubbed. Pencil writing and scribble to front board. Joints beginning to crack and binding feels a little loose. Prize presentation plate to front endpaper. Name in pencil to belongs to box. Price-cut. Painting competition completed in colour pencils and top 1" detached torn as if an attempt was made to tear it out. Some inner margin tears and small closed tears to some pages. Foxing to page edges and pencil marks to a couple of pages otherwise contents generally clean. A reading copy.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1953 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2116830
1953. Hardback. Fair condition.

Pictorial covers - Rupert, Bill Badger and Algy sitting on a fence. 120 pages. 1st story Rupert and Miranda. Painting page and puzzle pages. Backstrip (spine) is completely MISSING. Cover edges are bumped with some wear; marks to covers. Binding is still good. Belongs to box has been completed with ink and then scribbled out in pencil. Price-cut. Painting contest has been partially completed with crayon. 3-4" tear to first story page. A few marks to first few pages, else contents are generally very good; illustrations are nice and bright. A few margin marks. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. A reading copy.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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Front cover

Cover of RUPERT ANNUAL 1953 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT by Alfred Bestall

Contents

  • Rupert's Circle Puzzle
  • Rupert's Painting Contest
  • Rupert and Miranda
  • Rupert and the Green Buzzer
  • How to Make a Paper Snapper
  • Rupert and the Cannibals
  • Rupert and the Missing Pieces
  • How to Make a Paper Ball
  • Rupert in Mysteryland
  • Rupert at Rocky Bay
  • Rupert's Fishes Puzzle