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RUPERT ANNUAL 1985
Written by Alfred Bestall; James Henderson. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall; John Harrold.
Stock no. 1318394
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 1985. Very good condition.

Rupert on Bill and Algy's shoulders with chums. The 50th anniversary annual - a salute to Alfred Bestall, the 1st illustrator of Rupert annuals. Contains a story from each of the 6 decades since the 1st Rupert annual. The 1st four stories are by Bestall. A keepsake for collectors. ISBN: 0850791545. Some pale page browning else contents clean.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 2014
Written by Stuart Trotter. Illustrated by Stuart Trotter; Alex Cubie; John Harrold.
Stock no. 1318383
Published by Egmont Uk Limited. 2014. Fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert carrying a lantern through the snow. Contains stories and activities from the 1978, 1980, 2001, 1982 annuals. Includes stories by Stuart Trotter and new illustrations. ISBN: 9781405272087. Minimal rubbing at corners.
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THE CHUMMY BOOK - NINTH YEAR
Written by Edwin Chisholm; Dorothy Russell; Constance Heward; Dixon Rutherford; et al. Illustrated by Peter Fraser; Honor C. Appleton; Hilda Cowham; Mabel Lucie Attwell; et al..
Stock no. 1318355
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

Pictorial front cover shows black cat and white dog, blue spine with white titles and horse's head. First story is 'The Housing Problem'. 287 pages plus one page book list. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby. Small dent to top edge of rear cover. Vertical crease to rear cover. Endpapers browned. Heavy foxing to contents, mainly textblock and some other marks.
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LUCIE ATTWELL'S ANNUAL 1973
Written by Mabel Lucie Attwell. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 1318354
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1973. Good condition.

Orange pictorial glazed boards. Colour and two-tone illustrations. 93 pages. Published 1973 for 1974. ISBN: 060307006X. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Fading to spine and cover edges. Some pink ink marks to title on front cover. Puzzles and colouring pages completed. Foxing and light page browning throughout.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1966
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318328
Published by Daily Express. 1966. Very good condition.

Dark blue laminated boards. Front cover shows Rupert and chums in a flying saucer. First story - Rupert and the Magic Ball. Includes Magic Paintings. Spine and corners bumped. NO names, price-cut. Dot-to-dot on page 32/33 done. Magic Paintings done with some transfer of paint onto pages 62 and 71.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1968
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318149
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 slightly bumped. Foxing to endpapers. No names, not price-cut. Magic paintings have been completed. Hinge between pages 62 and 63 is partially cracked. There is light page browning/foxing at the edges. A very nice copy.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1974
No author listed. Illustrated by Alex Cubie.
Stock no. 1318084
Published by Daily Express. 1974. Very good condition.

Pictorial laminated boards - Rupert in the snow holding a chick made of snow. 1st story Rupert and the Iron Spade. The first cover design and endpapers by Alex Cubie. Spine and corners slightly bumped. No names, NOT price-cut. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins. A couple of small tears at inner margins. One page has creases to top corner.
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TRAINS SIXTY NINE
Written by J.B. Snell.
Stock no. 1318073
Published by Ian Allan. 1968. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0711000387. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Foxing and a slight musty smell to contents. Neat name in ink to front pastedown.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1969
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318063
Published by Daily Express. 1969. Slightly better than very good condition.

Colour laminated boards - Rupert sitting on rock looking into stream. 1st story Rupert & the Whistlefish. 10 x 7 inches. 115 pages. Minimjal bumping/rubbing to spine and corners. No names but price-cut. Contents bright and clean.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1964
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318062
Published by Daily Express. 1964. Good condition.

Laminated boards - front cover shows Rupert on a rock waving a camera. 1st story Rupert and the Dover Sole. Magic Painting pages. 114 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Spine and corners bumped, wear to top and tail of spine. No names but price-cut. Hinge between pages 28 & 29 is split. There are biro scribbles to a number of the pages (not too major - text still readable). The magic paintings have been neatly completed.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1971
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318061
Published by Daily Express. 1971. Slightly better than very good condition.

Colour pictorial glazed boards - Rupert climbing into a cave with a bucket and spade. 1st story Rupert and the Gomnies. 115 pages. 10 x 7inches. Spine and corners are still sharp. No names but price-cut. Binding error in that title-page and first text page have been trimmed vertically a little more than the other pages. Contents appear unread.
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THE HAPPY ANNUAL
Written by Cecil Aldin; John Hassall. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin; John Hassall.
Stock no. 1318020
Published by William Heinemann. 1907. Almost very good condition.

Very large format (14 x 10"). Pictorial paperwraps showing Miss Muffet with cobweb and spider. Colour illustrations throughout. SIGNED by Cecil Aldin on small piece of white paper which has been tipped onto the title-page. Cover edges are slightly worn, splits to spine. There is some loss to the top edge of the rear cover. Some light stains and creases to covers. Some light fingermarks to page margins and some light foxspots but generally contents are clean.
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