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RUPERT ANNUAL 1947 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129638
Published by Daily Express. 1947. Fair condition.

Pictorial card wraps - Rupert running after a tiny dragon. 1st story Rupert and the Top Hat. Covers are heavily creased with big tape repairs to edges; Large triangle of loss to bottom corner of front cover, around 4" x 1" piece of loss to top edge of rear cover. NOT price-cut. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. Foxing and some grubby marks, mostly to prelims and last few pages. A few page margin tears; some nicks/chips of loss to corners. Illustrations are still nice and bright. This is a READING COPY ONLY!
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1945 - A NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129624
Published by Daily Express. 1945. Almost very good condition.

Harrison printing with red endpapers. Pictorial card wraps showing Rupert flying in air on a bicycle with wings. Castle overlooking sea in background. Spine has been repaired with yellow cloth. 4.5" loss to bottom of original paper spine; quarter inch paper loss to top. Creasing to cover corners; some foxing and a few marks. What appear to be sticky glue marks to inside front cover and opposite on belongs to page. Name in ink in belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins. Some page corner creases. Illustrations are still lovely and bright!!!
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1973
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129519
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. Bumping to corners. Belongs to box is clean. Price-cut. Foxing to outer page edges; some browning. A few pages have corner creases.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1947 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129501
Published by Daily Express. 1947. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps - Rupert running after a tiny dragon. 1st story Rupert and the Top Hat. Wear and rubbing to spine and cover edges; creasing to corners. NOT price-cut. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. Page corner creasing. Some browning; occasional foxing.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1958
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129477
Published by Daily Express. 1958. 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 to corners and top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Page edge browning. Colouring page and puzzle pages are clean. A lovely bright copy!
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1946 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1817300
Published by Daily Express. 1946. Very 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. Light creasing to covers and scuffing/rubbing to spine. Top & Tail of spine worn with slight loss. NOT price-cut. Name in belongs to box. Harsh vertical crease from top to tail of page 33/34 which is starting to tear from lower edge (binding error). Small closed tear to lower margin of page 35/36. Contents otherwise clean.
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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 43
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129243
Published by Daily Express. Circa 1960. Very good condition.

Pictorial front cover shows Rupert playing with giant dominoes. 2 stories: Rupert and the Land of Games, Rupert and Redwing. Pictorial paperwraps. Colour illustrations. Wear to corners and top and tail of spine. Foxing to covers, outer page edges and some page margins. Vertical creasing to maze puzzle page. Illustrations are still bright.
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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 40 - SUMMER ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129240
Published by Daily Express; Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. Circa 1959. Very good condition.

Two stories: Rupert and Santa's Holiday and Rupert and the Dandylion. Pictorial paperwraps. Colour illustrations. Small nicks to top and tail of spine. Staples to binding have started to rust; a few marks to pages next to this. Some foxing to covers and page margins. Illustrations are still beautifully bright!
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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 35 - WINTER ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129239
Published by Daily Express; Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. Circa 1958. Very good condition.

Pictorial paper wraps. First story Rupert and the Angry Dolls. Second story Rupert and Will o' the Wisp. Colour illustrations. Small splits to top and tail of spine. Foxing to covers. Odd margin mark.
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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 35 - WINTER ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129237
Published by Daily Express; Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. Circa 1958. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial paper wraps. First story Rupert and the Angry Dolls. Second story Rupert and Will o' the Wisp. Colour illustrations. Snowman to front cover has been outlined in blue biro. Creasing to covers, with chipping and a bit of loss along bottom edge of front cover. Creasing to page corners throughout. A few margin marks, but illustrations are still bright.
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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 34 - AUTUMN ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129236
Published by Daily Express. Very good condition.

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. Staples to binding have rusted, with browning surrounding this on some pages. Creasing to rear cover, which also has foxing. Small split to base of spine. Colouring page has been Done. A few margin marks, but contents are still nice and bright.
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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 33 - SUMMER ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129235
Published by Daily Express; Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. Two stories are Rupert and the Speckled Seaweed and Rupert and the Scent Garden. Colour illustrations. Staples have rusted; some marks to spine and pages next to this. Marks to covers. A few margin marks, but contents are still nice and bright.
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