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RUPERT ANNUAL 1960
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2135126
Published by Daily Express. 1960. Fair condition.

Glazed boards. Front cover shows Rupert with lantern, pulling a large sledge of holly. Magic painting pages. 115 pages. Top 1-2" of spine are MISSING. Rest of spine has varying amounts of splitting to both sides. Corners are bumped with wear. Belongs to box has name erased. NOT price-cut. Grubby marks. Some doodles in places (e.g. front endpaper), some crayoning in, crayon also to Magic Paintings - which are DONE. Some creasing to pages and grubby marks. This is a WORKING copy ONLY!

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1969
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2135125
Published by Daily Express. 1969. Almost very good condition.

Colour laminated boards - Rupert sitting on rock looking into stream. 1st story Rupert & the Whistlefish. 10 x 7 inches. 115 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Top 1" of spine is MISSING. Belongs to box has name erased. NOT price-cut. Some margin marks. Puzzles are clean.

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LUCIE ATTWELL'S ANNUAL 1946
Written by Mabel Lucie Attwell. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2135058
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1946. Very good condition.

Cloth spine. Orange pictorial front board showing chubby boy and girl looking through circle at small animals, pixies etc. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations throughout. First story is 'Stella's Star'. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners. Fading to spine. Marks to endpapers and outer page edges.

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LUCIE ATTWELL'S ANNUAL 1943
Written by Mabel Lucie Attwell. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2135057
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1943. Very good condition.

Cloth spine. Pale green pictorial boards, red titles. Front cover shows girl holding lamb. First story: Bunty has a job of work. Some knocks and bumping to cover edges and corners. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper, belongs to page and rear endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Some grubby margin marks.

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LUCIE ATTWELL'S ANNUAL 1944
Written by Mabel Lucie Attwell. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2135056
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1944. Very good condition.

Front cover shows boy and girl with puppy in green boat fishing close to an occupied lighthouse. First story is 'Bunty Goes to the Sea'. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners; some grubby marks to covers. Slight bowing to boards. Name in ink to belongs to page. Some marks to outer page edges and page margins. Frontis is partially detached.

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LUCIE ATTWELL'S ANNUAL 1945
No author listed. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2135055
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1945. Very good condition.

Pictorial front cover showing little girl in yellow dress with a bunch of primroses. Nearby is a dolly in a basket under a tree. Cloth spine. Rear cover grey. B/w illustrations throughout. 125 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some grubby marks to covers. Name in ink to belongs to box. Some margin marks.

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THE GIRL'S OWN ANNUAL - VOLUME 11
Written by Gordon Stables; et al. Illustrated by John Allen; et al..
Stock no. 2134866
Published by Girl's Own Paper. 1890. Almost very good condition.

Contains issues from October 5th 1889 - September 27th 1890. Large format. Blue/green cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Uneven fading and some marks to covers. Bumping to corners.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1954 - THE NEW RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2134856
Published by Daily Express. 1954. Almost very good 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. Splits to top and tail of spine; a bit of loss to base of spine; chipping to laminate. Bumping to corners. A few marks to covers. NOT price-cut. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. Painting contest is DONE. Foxing to outer page edges; some margin marks.

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THE DANDY BOOK 1973
No author listed.
Stock no. 1321202
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. 1973. Very good condition.

Front cover shows Korky the cat balancing a string of sausages and a christmas pudding on his nose. ISBN: 085116076X. Spine and corners bumped. Lifting of laminate to spine edges. Price NOT cut and belongs to box CLEAN. A few foxspots else contents clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1951 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1321191
Published by Daily Express. 1951. Almost very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards - Rupert at front of a huge snow scene. 1st story Rupert and Doctor Lion. 124 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Spine has split along rear edge and has been glued down. Slight loss to to top of spine. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Contents clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1973
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1321190
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. Minimal bumping to corners. NOT price-cut or inscribed. Some faint foxing else contents clean.

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THE DANDY BOOK 1965
No author listed.
Stock no. 2134825
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. 1965. Almost very good condition.

Front cover shows Korky playing tricks on a pantomime horse. Cracking and chipping to laminate on spine; some loss. Chipping to top of spine. NOT price-cut. Page edges are browned. Musty odour to book.

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