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RUPERT ANNUAL 1955 (FACSIMILE)
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1317210
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 2004. Fine condition.

Limited edition of 11,000 copies. Reproduction of the 1955 annual. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Slight rubbing to corners of slipcase.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1963 (FACSIMILE)
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1317208
Published by Egmont Children's Books Ltd.. 2008. Fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards showing Rupert sitting in rock holding fishing net containing the Merboy. Limited Edition Reproduction. ISBN: 9781405241120. Slipcase is just a little rubbed at corners.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1942 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2124269
Published by Daily Express. 1942. Good condition.

Pictorial card wraps - Rupert waving from castle ramparts. Produced during the second world war when paper shortages were at their worst, this is the rarest of all the Rupert annuals. Printed only by Harrison. Appears that the covers have at one time become detached from contents (common for this year). Spine has been taped back on; tape is now yellowing with some is chipping. Tape is also to front and rear joints. Some creasing to covers and a few scuff marks. Binding is a little weak. Inscription in ink to inside front cover. Price-cut. Belongs to box is clean. Some foxing and grubby margin marks. Pulling to a few hinges internally. Illustrations are still nice and bright.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1962
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2124086
Published by Daily Express. 1962. Almost very good condition.

Glazed boards - Rupert throwing a snowball on front cover. Magic painting pages. 115 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fading to covers. Name in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. MAGIC PAINTINGS are Done - with couple of inch tear to first one. Page edge browning.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1962
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1610069
Published by Daily Express. 1962. Very good condition.

Glazed boards - Rupert throwing a snowball on front cover. Magic painting pages. 115 pages. Spine and corners bumped. NOT price-cut or inscribed. Magic Paintings are partially completed, with some smudging and transfer of colour. Browning to endpapers. Brown staining affecting lower margin of several pages. Foxing to some margins.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1947 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2123939
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. Top corner of front cover has been torn off; a few edge-tears to cover; one horizontally across front cover (around 1cm in length). Small bits of loss to base of spine; looks like rest has been glued back on. Some scuffs and wear to covers. Name in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. A few marks to outer page edges. Page browning. Illustrations are still nice and bright.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1954 - THE NEW RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2123816
Published by Daily Express. 1954. Fair condition.

Colour pictorial laminated boards - Rupert and friends building a snowman. 1st story Rupert and the Friendly Sea-Lion. 123 pages. 10x7 inches. Not published in facsimile form as some of the content was considered politically incorrect. Bottom third of spine is MISSING! Other pieces of loss to spine, with messy tape repairs horizontally across. Front pastedown and endpaper have corresponding tears and tape repairs. Name in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Rear joint has been repaired, with now yellowed tape. Painting Contest to rear of book has been completed. A couple of page tears, with tape repairs. A working copy only!
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1956 - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2123543
Published by Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. 1956. Good condition.

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. Large split (3-4") to top of spine; some loss to backstrip. Small tear to base of spine; some chipping. NOT price-cut. Inscription in ink to belongs to page. Cinema Strip to page 81 has been cut off and is MISSING! Garden Puzzle to page 4 is outlined in pencil.
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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 4 - RUPERT AND THE WRONG PRESENTS
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1407195
Published by Daily Express. 1949. Almost very good condition.

Telling how Rupert came to meet Santa Claus through a mistake in the Christmas presents. 2nd story: Rupert's Good Turn. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Tears to top and bottom of spine. Small piece missing from bottom of rear cover. Corners rubbed. Covers a little grubby. Staples a little rusty. A few light foxspots.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1969
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1507548
Published by Daily Express. 1969. Slightly better than good condition.

Colour laminated boards - Rupert sitting on rock looking into stream. 1st story Rupert & the Whistlefish. 10 x 7 inches. 115 pages. Spine and corners bumped with a little wear. About 9 horizontal cuts to front edge of spine, one is deep enough to be visible on front joint inside. Light scratch to front cover by Rupert's head. Book: name in belongs to box. Price-cut. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents very good.
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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 7 - RUPERT AND THE LITTLE PLANE
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1609555
Published by Daily Express. 1950. Good condition.

Two stories: Rupert and the Little Plane and Rupert and the Mystery Voice. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Name to front and rear cover, number to corner of rear cover. Contents detached. Staples rusted. Foxing to rear cover.
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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 11 - RUPERT AND THE LITTLE TREE
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1609553
Published by Daily Express. 1952. Very good condition.

Title story Rupert And The Little Tree. Also includes Rupert's Rainy Adventure. Both stories by Bestall, the Little Tree being an original for the series. The Rainy Adventure was published 1942. 20 pages. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Name to front and rear cover, number to corner of rear cover. Small split at base of spine. Foxing to some margins and rear cover.
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