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RUPERT ANNUAL 1943 - MORE RUPERT ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2127420
Published by Daily Express. 1943. Good condition.

Front cover shows Rupert releasing a butterfly. 1st story Rupert and the Circus Dog. 119 pages. Pictorial card wraps. Bottom 2" of backstrip are MISSING. Other chipping/splits to spine. Creases vertically to covers, but a few to corners. Some grubby marks to covers. Name in pencil to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Painting page to prelims of book has been partially done with water colours. Grubby marks to outer page edges and a few to page margins. Contents are nice and bright.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1940 (FACSIMILE) - RUPERT'S ADVENTURE BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2127328
Published by Annual Concepts Limited. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

Facsimile of the 5th Rupert annual (1940), the first to be issued in full colour throughout. Due to paper rationing during the war this was probably the ONLY annual to be issued that year. Colour 'wrap-around' pictorial boards. ISBN: 1874507015. Foxing to endpapers, prelims, outer page edges and some page margins. Belongs to box is clean.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1938 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2126694
Published by Daily Express. 1938. Very good condition.

The third Rupert annual. 1st story Rupert and the Daffodils. Colour pictorial boards. Red cloth spine. 126 pages. 10x7.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A little chipping along cover edges. A few marks to spine. Name in ink to belongs to box. Some margin/page edge marks. Chipping to edges of last few pages of book. Overall, still a very good copy!
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1946 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2126449
Published by Daily Express. 1946. Good condition.

Colour pictorial card wraps - Rupert looking out through a window. 1st story - Rupert on Coon Island. 120 pages. 9.5 x 7 inches. This annual has not been reproduced in a facsimile edition. Tape marks/glue residue to spine, cover edges and hinges internally. A couple of splits to spine; some chipping, with a little loss. Scuff marks and edge-chipping to rear cover. Name in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Foxing. Staples have rusted through some pages.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1958 (FACSIMILE)
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2126230
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 2006. Fine condition.

Limited Edition Facsimile. Limited to 7,000 copies. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Front cover shows Rupert leap frogging over Bill Badger. ISBN: 0850793211. Page browning and a couple of foxspots to outer page edges. Has limited edition certificate; book number 5124. Slip case has bumped edges with a few marks.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1968
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2126226
Published by Daily Express. 1968. Slightly better than very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards - Rupert & chums watching large ball coming down from the sky. The last Rupert annual to include Magic Paintings. 10 x 7 inches. 115 pages. Light bumping to spine and a couple of corners. NOT price-cut or Inscribed. A little foxing to outer page edges. Illustrations are lovely and bright! Magic Paintings: One has been partially completed, with a little transfer to painting on opposite page.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1968
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2126224
Published by Daily Express. 1968. Slightly better than very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards - Rupert & chums watching large ball coming down from the sky. The last Rupert annual to include Magic Paintings. 10 x 7 inches. 115 pages. A little bumping to a couple of corners and top and tail of spine. NOT price-cut or inscribed. Page browning. First Magic Painting has been done; rest are NOT touched!
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1968
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1610693
Published by Daily Express. 1968. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards - Rupert & chums watching large ball coming down from the sky. The last Rupert annual to include Magic Paintings. 10 x 7 inches. 115 pages. Spine and corners bumped, with a little wear. Inscription to front endpaper. NOT price-cut. Belongs To box completed in ink. Grubby mark to list of contents. Scattered foxing. Four of the Magic Paintings have been completed; four appear to be untouched.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1973
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1610692
Published by Daily Express. 1973. Very good condition.

Pictorial laminated boards - Rupert playing in a tree. 1st story Rupert and the Bouncers. The last cover design by Alfred Bestall - and the first with a white-faced Rupert. This change caused Bestall to resign. 115 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Spine and corners bumped. Price-cut (affecting corner of text on first page). Belongs To box completed in ink. Contents bright.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1973
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1610641
Published by Daily Express. 1973. Very good condition.

Pictorial laminated boards - Rupert playing in a tree. 1st story Rupert and the Bouncers. The last cover design by Alfred Bestall - and the first with a white-faced Rupert. This change caused Bestall to resign. 115 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Spine and corners bumped. Belongs-to box completed in ink. NOT price-cut. A few foxspots.
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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 2 - RUPERT AND UNCLE BRUNO
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2125104
Published by Daily Express. Very good condition.

A Bestall story originally published in 1938. Story title Rupert and Uncle Bruno. A strange accident to Uncle Bruno leads to a robber's secret hiding place. 9.5x7 inches. 16 pages. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Some marks to covers. Creasing to rear cover. Inscription in ink to inside front cover. A few light margin marks. Illustrations are still lovely and bright.
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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 3 - RUPERT AND ROLLO
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2125103
Published by Daily Express. Circa 1949. Very good condition.

A holiday walk turns into a stirring adventure when Rupert and Edward meet Rollo the gypsy boy. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Grubby marks to covers. Some grubby margin marks to contents also. Illustrations are still nice and bright.
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