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Rupert Autumn Adventures. 2 stories in full colour. Front cover shows Rupert sitting in a tree, clutching a silver lamp in one hand and shaking hands with a monkey. 1st story is Rupert and the Wonderful Lamp, 2nd story is Rupert and the Weather People. Pictorial paperwraps. Colour illustrations. Page corners creased. Some foxing. Colouring Picture partially completed.
Rupert Spring Adventures. 2 stories: Rupert and the Toy's Hospital plus Rupert and the Big Nest. Pictorial paperwraps. Colour illustrations. Lower 2-3cm of spine split. Area of damage to Tidying-Up Maze puzzle (inside front cover) where piece of paper was stuck to page. Foxing.
Rupert Summer Adventures. Front cover shows Rupert at a field gate pointing to a white horse on the seashore. Two stories: Rupert and the White Horse and Rupert and the Water-Mill. Pictorial paperwraps. Colour illustrations. Corners creased. Foxed. Piece of paper stuck to the Skittles Puzzle (inside front cover). Staples rusted.
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. Spine and corners bumped. Price-cut. Belongs to box completed with inscription, title page also has inscription, both in pen. Vertical crease to rear endpaper. Text pages very good. Magic paintings completed neatly.
Pictorial card wraps showing Rupert with chums, waving from a tree. First story Rupert and Rollo. 119 pages. 9.5 x 7 inches. Base of backstrip split to rear for almost 2", no loss. Covers lightly rubbed at corners. Rear joint is split so the rear cover is detached from spine. NOT price-cut or inscribed. Contents are clean. Slight musty odour present. If not for the rear joint and base of spine, this would be an almost fine copy.
Colour laminated boards - Rupert flying through the air on a sledge. 107 pages. Painting page, cinema show and puzzle pages. A Daily Express annual. Not published in facsimile form as some of the content was considered politically incorrect. Backstrip worn with loss. Front joint split due to damage to backstrip. Slight loss to base of front endpaper. NOT price-cut or inscribed. Painting contest clean. Cinema strip unused. Grubby marks to contents.
RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 39 - RUPERT SPRING ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1406558
Published by Daily Express. 1st 1959. Slightly better than good condition.
2 stories: Rupert And The Birthday Candles and Rupert And The Glass Pool. Pictorial paperwraps. Colour illustrations. Top of spine split to first staple. Spine and corners bumped. Small tear to bottom of rear cover. Rear cover is a little foxed and grubby. Picture to inside front cover has been completed. Couple of paint marks and small area of surface paper damage to top half of inside front cover. Some foxing and marks to some pages. Top corner of most pages creased.
Pictorial boards - Rupert waving from tree branch. 1st story Rupert & the Mare's Nest. 120 pages. 10 x 7 ins. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small split to base of spine. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. NOT Price-cut.
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. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Blue biro to first 'R' of Rupert. Covers marked. NOT price-cut or inscribed. Endpapers browned. Some foxing. Marks to page margins including a few brown spots. One magic painting mostly completed and the others partially attempted.
RUPERT ANNUAL 1937 (FACSIMILE) - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1406164
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 1986. Slightly better than very good condition.
A limited and numbered reproduction of the 1937 Rupert annual. 123 pages. Red cloth spine, pictorial paper boards. Red and black illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0850791650. Spine and corners are bumped. Small bump to top edge of front board. Copy no. 9166. Contents are very good.
Glazed boards. Front cover shows Rupert in air balloon with springs. 1st story is Rupert & the Crackerjack. 10x7 inches. 107 pages. Front cover is a little bowed. Belongs To box completed. NOT price-cut. Colouring Contest page has been partly done. Book has a slightly smoky smell.
RUPERT ANNUAL 1985
Written by Alfred Bestall; James Henderson. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall; John Harrold.
Stock no. 2122392
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 1985. Slightly better than very good condition.
Rupert on Bill and Algy's shoulders with chums. The 50th anniversary annual - a salute to Alfred Bestall, the 1st illustrator of Rupert annuals. Contains a story from each of the 6 decades since the 1st Rupert annual. The 1st four stories are by Bestall. A keepsake for collectors. ISBN: 0850791545. Book: not price-cut or inscribed Strong tobacco odour to book. Pages are browned at edges.