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RUPERT ANNUAL 1962
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318501
Published by Daily Express. 1962. Very good condition.

Glazed boards - Rupert throwing a snowball on front cover. Magic painting pages. 115 pages. Spine and corners bumped. One magic painting page has been removed (pg69), the others have been completed. Endpapers lightly browned. No names and price NOT cut.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1941 - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1818419
Published by Daily Express. 1941. Poor condition.

The last hardcover annual to be published during the war years and widely considered to be the best Rupert annual ever. Front cover shows Rupert holding a paddle and waving while Algy looks on from a little boat. First story Rupert and the Red Egg. 118 pages. Backstrip missing. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Boards a little grubby. Name in belongs to box. Front joint split but binding thread holding. Some hinges pulled. Page 15/16 detached but present. Foxing and browning throughout. A few pages have a tear to lower margin, sometimes affecting text.

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JUNE BOOK 1969
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318469
Published by Fleetway Publications. 1969. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Two-tone and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0900376074. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Price cut. Contents clean.

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JUNE BOOK 1970
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318468
Published by IPC Magazines Ltd.. 1970. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards show two girls pond skating. Colour, b/w and two tone illustrations. ISBN: 0900376384. Minimal bumping to spine. Price cut. Contents clean.

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JUNE BOOK 1971
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318467
Published by IPC Magazines Ltd.. 1971. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and two-tone illustrations. Minimal bumping to spine. Price cut. Contents clean.

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JUNE BOOK 1966
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318466
Published by Fleetway Publications Ltd.. 1966. Very good condition.

Glazed purple pictorial boards showing a girls doing various activities. Colour, b/w and two tone illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Slight crack in laminate along front edge of spine. Price NOT cut. Contents clean.

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JUNE BOOK 1968
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318465
Published by Fleetway Publications Ltd.. 1968. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and two-tone illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Price NOT cut. Rear cover is a tiny bit warped (so book doesn't quite sit flat on the table). Contents clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1945 - A NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318463
Published by Daily Express. 1945. Fair condition.

Colour pictorial card wraps - Rupert flying on winged bicycle. 1st story Rupert and the Reindeer. 9.5x7 inches. 120 pages. Covers are worn, creased and grubby. Child's name in pencil in belongs to box, lower half of same page torn out and missing (cross-path puzzle on reverse side). Rear cover is split at spine edge, 3" at base. Page corners are creased throughout. Contents are very grubby. A fair copy of the Harrison printing (without red endpapers).

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1953 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318461
Published by Daily Express. 1953. Good condition.

Pictorial covers - Rupert, Bill Badger and Algy sitting on a fence. 120 pages. 1st story Rupert and Miranda. Painting page and puzzle pages. Covers are worn with foxing. Child's writing to front cover and large split to front edge of spine (2" at base). Small patch of surface paper damage to front free-endpaper. Name in belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Painting contest partially completed but still present. Textblock and page margins are grubby.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1970
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318415
Published by Daily Express. 1970. 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. Light browning to covers. Spine and corners bumped. Child's name and address in belongs to box (mess). Price cut. Light foxing and fingering to page margins and some page corner tips lightly creased.

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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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