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RUPERT ANNUAL 1956 - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2132195
Published by Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. 1956. Slightly better than 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. Top 1.5" of spine/backstrip are MISSING! 2" split to base of spine, with some chipping. Corners are bumped. Front joint is partially cracked. Pencil crayon marks to front endpaper. NOT price-cut. Name in pencil to belongs to box. Grubby margin marks. Painting contest is DONE. Cinema strip is UNUSED!

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1954 - THE NEW RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2132194
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. Bumping and wear to spine, edges and corners. Couple of splits to top and tail of spine; some cracking and chipping to laminate. Names and dates to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Grubby margin marks. Foxing to outer page edges. Painting Contest DONE.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1961
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2132193
Published by Daily Express. 1961. Very good condition.

Pictorial laminated boards showing Rupert on a swing. 1st story Rupert and the Hearth-Rug. Includes puzzle page and Magic Painting pages. Bumping and wear to spine, edges and corners. Bottom 1" to base of spine has some laminate and surface paper damage/lifting. NOT price-cut. Pale name to belongs to box. Small it of scribble to title page. Magic Paintings are NOT DONE!!!

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1946 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1818981
Published by Daily Express. 1946. 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. Covers rubbed and worn. Top & tail of spine split. Letters of title to front cover are coloured in in biro. Joints pulled exposing rusty staple binding. Belongs to box has neat inscription in ink. NOT price-cut. Text block grubby. Corner creases. Monkey puzzle on page 57 completed in pencil. Grubby marks to contents from fingering.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1993
Written by Ian Robinson. Illustrated by John Harrold.
Stock no. 1818980
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1993. Nearly fine condition.

No. 58. Glazed pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert with jester. ISBN: 1874507228. Top edge of text block browned. Else a fine copy.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1993
Written by Ian Robinson. Illustrated by John Harrold.
Stock no. 1818976
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1993. Nearly fine condition.

No. 58. Glazed pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert with jester. ISBN: 1874507228. Top edge of text block dusty with minor foxing.

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THE SCHOOL GIRL'S ANNUAL VOL V
Written by Flora Klickmann; et al. Illustrated by Various.
Stock no. 1318561
Circa 1929. Very good condition.

Pictorial front board showing girl picking roses. Blue cloth spine. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. 128 pages. 11 x 8.5". Spine bumped, corners worn. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and textblock.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1940 (FACSIMILE) - RUPERT'S ADVENTURE BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318559
Published by Annual Concepts Limited. 1992. Fine condition.

Facsimile of the 5th Rupert annual (1940), the first to be issued in full colour throughout. Due to paper rationing during the war this was probably the ONLY annual to be issued that year. Colour 'wrap-around' pictorial boards. ISBN: 1874507015. Still in original shrinkwrap (torn slightly at spine).

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THE DANDY BOOK 1976
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318548
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. 1976. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Two-tone illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0851161340. Spine and corners sligthly bumped and rubbed. Spine slightly cocked. No names, price NOT cut. Musty smell to contents else clean.

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THE BEANO BOOK 1969
No author listed.
Stock no. 2132027
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. 1969. Almost very good condition.

Front cover shows the head teacher catching a mechanical flying fish. Two-tone illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Couple of splits to spine, which also has chipping to laminate, with some loss of laminate. NOT price-cut. Puzzles are DONE. Foxing to outer page edges.

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SCHOOL FRIEND ANNUAL 1969
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318540
Published by Fleetway Publications. 1969. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and two-tone illustrations. Picture of girl drying her hair on front and rear boards. ISBN: 0900376171. Minimal bumping/rubbing to spine and corners. Price-cut. Contents clean.

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DIANA FOR GIRLS 1968
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318534
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Pale blue boards with dark blue titles. First story is "The Girls From N.O.O.D.L.E.S.". Spine bumped. Musty smell to contents else clean. Price-cut wrapper is just a little worn at top of spine, laminate is lifting at spine edges and to edge of rear fold.

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