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RUPERT ANNUAL 1958

Illustrated by Alfred Bestall
Published by Daily Express in 1958

RUPERT ANNUAL 1958
Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2133349
1958. Hardback. Very good condition.

This is the first Rupert annual to be dated on the inside title page. Colour illustrated boards showing Rupert leap-frogging over Bill Badger. First story 'Rupert and the Water-Lily'. 107 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a little chipping to laminate on spine. Name in ink to belongs to box. Price-cut. Foxing to outer page edges. Colouring contest has been attempted.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1958
Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1819697
1958. Hardback. Slightly better than very good condition.

This is the first Rupert annual to be dated on the inside title page. Colour illustrated boards showing Rupert leap-frogging over Bill Badger. First story 'Rupert and the Water-Lily'. 107 pages. Small imperfect patch to laminate at bottom rear board edge. Boards are clean and bright. Backstrip complete. NOT price-cut OR inscribed. Puzzles and colouring contest NOT done. Light browning to text block. A lovely copy.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1958
Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318671
1958. Hardback. Very good condition.

This is the first Rupert annual to be dated on the inside title page. Colour illustrated boards showing Rupert leap-frogging over Bill Badger. First story 'Rupert and the Water-Lily'. 107 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Light damp stain to top corners and top of spine. Light mark to front free-endpaper (from removal of a small label). Belongs to box has been obliterated with blue ink. Price NOT cut. Colouring contest page was neatly and lightly coloured in (mostly erased now), address label has been obliterated with red ink (old address details previously covered with paper). Still a nice copy.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1958
Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2119434
1958. Hardback. Good condition.

This is the first Rupert annual to be dated on the inside title page. Colour illustrated boards showing Rupert leap-frogging over Bill Badger. First story 'Rupert and the Water-Lily'. 107 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine is also browned. Contents page has large corner piece reattached with sticky tape. Name to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Page 39 has a figure of Rupert cut out (and he is missing). Stamp puzzle has been removed. Rest of contents are very good.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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Front cover

Cover of RUPERT ANNUAL 1958 by Alfred Bestall

Contents

  • Rupert and the Water-Lily
  • Rupert's Paper Frog
  • Rupert's Name Puzzle
  • Rupert and the New Bonnet
  • Rupert's Flower Game and Puzzle
  • Rupert's Matchbox Sledge
  • Rupert and the Ice-Flowers
  • Rupert's Stamp Puzzle
  • Rupert and the Spring Adventure
  • Rupert's Paper Water-Lily
  • Rupert's Frog Race
  • Rupert and the Train Journey
  • Rupert's £200 Colouring Contest
  • Solutions to Puzzles

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