THE MONSTER RUPERT
by Mary Tourtel
Illustrated by Mary Tourtel
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. Circa. 1950
Good condition. Pale green boards with red cloth spine. Front cover shows Rupert helping a boy from a hole in the ground. A Story and Picture Book with cut-outs in colour. The cut-outs are Tourtel pictures taken from the stories. Numerous other b/w illustrations. (This is a 1950's reprint of the original which was published with 200 cut-outs and five stories). Contains: Rupert In Trouble Again; Rupert and the Old Man of the Sea; Rupert and the Wilful Princess; Rupert Goes Hiking.
An early reprint with 132 cut-outs (this includes 'extra's to title pages). Spine is bumped and faded. Bumping to corners. Scuffing along cover edges. Hinge next to 'Rupert and the Old man of the Sea' title is pulled -making the binding a bit weak. Browning. All cut-outs present and not cut-out. Contents are generally very good.
Stock no. 2126450