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RUPERT ANNUAL 1946 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1819653
Published by Daily Express. 1946. Almost very 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, creased, foxed and worn. Rubbing to top & tail of spine with very slight loss. NOT price-cut. Name in belongs to box. Inside covers and text block grubby. A few minor marks to contents but generally clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1962
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318978
Published by Daily Express. 1962. Good condition.

Glazed boards - Rupert throwing a snowball on front cover. Magic painting pages. 115 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some grubby marks to covers. Child's name in black crayon to belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Lower page corner tipes have been charred. Magic Paintings have been messily completed with colours transferring to opposite pages. First magic painting page has child's biro writing to margins. Light page browning and fingering to contents.

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OOR WULLIE 1940 ANNUAL SPECIAL FACSIMILE EDITION
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318974
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. 1st 2007. Fine condition.

Facsimile of the first Oor Wullie annual published in October 1940 for 1941. Pictorial boards. B/w cartoon strips. ISBN: 101845132157. A super copy contained in slipcase.

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THE TOPPER BOOK 1967
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819569
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. 1967. Slightly better than very good condition.

Covers show Foxy parachuting into the chicken run. Glazed pictorial boards. Covers slightly grubby. NOT price-cut. Name in ink in belongs to box. Contents clean. Slight musty odour present.

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THE BEANO BOOK 1968
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819568
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. 1968. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed boards with head and shoulders of Biffo in crash hat on front cover. Laminate just starting to flake at edge of spine. Boards clean and bright. NOT price-cut. Crossword completed. Else contents clean.

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THE DANDY BOOK 1970
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819563
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. 1970. Very good condition.

Front shows Korky discovering that mice have eaten his christmas dinner! NOT price-cut. Name in belongs to box. Crossword page 63 completed. 'Korky says' puzzle boxes numbered in pencil. Otherwise a nice copy. Slight musty odour present.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1970
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1819559
Published by Daily Express. 1970. Almost very good condition.

Colour pictorial glazed boards - Rupert climbing up a slope and waving. 1st story Rupert and the Outlaws. 10 x 7 inches. 115 pages. Corners rubbed & bumped. Top & tail of spine rubbed & bumped. Front joint starting to crack from top. Small biro mark to front endpaper. Name in belongs to box. Pric-cut. First section a little loose in stitching. 2" loss to top of vertical edge of rear endpaper. Rear joint also cracking from top. Text block browned.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1971
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1819557
Published by Daily Express. 1971. Almost 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. Splits to either side of top of backstrip. Corners lightly bumped. Tail of spine rubbed. NOT price-cut. Name in belongs to box. Pencil scribble to page 13 and 90.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1977
No author listed. Illustrated by Alex Cubie.
Stock no. 1819556
Published by Daily Express. 1977. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial glazed boards - Rupert walking with 2 penguins. 1st story Rupert and the Winkybickies. The last Rupert annual drawn by Alex Cubie. 115 pages. 10x7 inches. ISBN: 0850790832. Minor rubbing to top front corner of board. Price-cut. Belongs to box clean. A nice, clean copy.

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COLLINS CHILDREN'S ANNUAL
Written by Edward Boyd; Jane Shaw; Enid Blyton; et al. Illustrated by Hilda Boswell; Racey Helps; Jean Walmsley Heap; et al..
Stock no. 1318935
Published by Collins. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Red cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows Santa hanging from a TV Aerial! First story "The strange happening at number 8" by Boyd. Includes "The Page That Blew Away" by Blyton. 5 colour plates plus b/w and two-tone illustrations. Spine bumped, corners worn. Removal of a plate to verso of front free-endpaper. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Remains of dustwrapper is tucked inside book.

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BOBBY BEAR'S ANNUAL 1933
Written by Aunt Kitsie.
Stock no. 1318889
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1933. Very good condition.

Green cloth spine. Colour pictorial front cover. Front cover: BB up ladder pasting on title, while Maisie Mouse and Ruby Rabbit spill paste pot. 'Makes another splash!'. B/w and Colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and cover edges rubbed. Rear cover is slightly grubby. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Endpapers are foxed. Grubby fingermarks to page margins.

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THE MOTOR CYCLISTS ANNUAL AND BUYER'S GUIDE 1939-40
Written by G.S. Davison.
Stock no. 1819447
Published by H.E.W. Publications Ltd.. 1939. Very good condition.

The Official Handbook of the British Motor-Cycle Association. Small format. Red cloth boards, black title to front. 182 pages. B/w illustrations. Edges rubbed. Boards slightly grubby. Remains of tape to pastedowns. Previous owner's address label to rear pastedown. Text block browned.

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