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by Alfred Bestall

Illustrated by Alfred Bestall

Published by Daily Express. 1953

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.

Stock no. 1404356


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