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RUPERT ANNUAL 1954 - THE NEW RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2131074
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. Corners worn exposing board. Top and tail of spine worn with slight loss to base. Joints just starting to crack from top. Not price-cut. Name in belongs to box. A few margin marks. Colouring contest is not done. Contents generally nice and clean.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1945 - A NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2131073
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 detached from contents, with heavy browning from glue/tape residue. Large split to base of spine; some chipping. Covers are creased to corners, with foxing. Child's writing in belongs to box in ink. NOT Price-cut. Page corner creasing. Orange scribble (e.g. on pages 15, 17, 19, 57 and more). Staining/browning to bottom of outer page edges/margins. A reading copy.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1949
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2131072
Published by Daily Express. 1949. Very good condition.

Last Rupert annual issued in card wraps - Rupert carol singing. 1st story Rupert & Ninky. 120 pages. 9.5x7 ins. Rubbing and wear to spine. Repaired split to base of spine. NOT price-cut. Name and date in ink to belongs to box. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still nice and bright.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1971
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2130989
Published by Daily Express. 1971. 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 a little bumped. Price-cut but not inscribed. Page edges a little browned. Contents very good.
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THE BEANO BOOK 1956
No author listed.
Stock no. 2130941
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. 1956. Almost very good condition.

Front cover shows Biffo with other characters as models and Dennis in a model aeroplane droppping flour bombs. Bumping and wear, with some chipping and fraying to cloth along edges, corners and spine. Inscription to belongs to page. Foxing to outer page edges. Browning to pages.
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OUR DARLINGS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edith Farmiloe; Harry B. Neilson; Louis Wain.
Stock no. 1817642
Published by John F. Shaw. 1910. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth boards with decorations to spine & front, pictorial onlay to front cover shows two children playing in a rock pool. Bevelled edges. Mounted colour plates plus full-page colour and b/w illustrations throughout. 336 pages plus four pages publisher adverts 'Autumn Announcements'. Boards rubbed and browned with some fraying to cloth. Front endpaper is missing. Contents have grubby finger marks mostly to margins.
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EAGLE ANNUAL No. 4
Written by Marcus Morris; W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1817639
Published by Hulton Press Ltd.. 1955. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine, red pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. 176 pages. Includes Biggles story "The Adventure of the Luminous Clay". Board edges rubbed & worn, boards scuffed, small patch of surface paper loss to rear board. NOT inscribed. A few minor margin marks else contents clean.
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EAGLE ANNUAL No. 3
Written by Marcus Morris; W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1817638
Published by Hulton Press Ltd.. 1954. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Cloth spine, red boards. Includes a Biggles story "The Flying Crusaders". Top & tail of spine lightly faded. Board edges rubbed. NOT inscribed, puzzles not done. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is worn and torn with loss, front flap missing.
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CHATTERBOX NEWSBOX
No author listed.
Stock no. 1817637
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. 1914. Very good condition.

Red cloth spine. Orange pictorial front cover shows boy at red postbox with dog on lead. Colour frontis 'The Water Supply of a Great Town'. B/w illustrations. First article "The Wonderful Warehouses". Board edges rubbed, corners worn. Prize-plate to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers, page browning throughout.
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BLACKIE'S GIRLS' ANNUAL
Written by Margaret Middleton; Florence Harrison; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by M.D. Johnston; C.E. Brock; Gordon Browne; et al..
Stock no. 1817635
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1928. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cream cloth spine with blue title. Pictorial front board shows girl with tennis racquet. Colour plates. B/w text illustrations. First story is "One Crowded Hour" by Margaret Middleton. Board edges rubbed, corners worn, spine browned, rear board scuffed. Gift inscription in ink to verso of frontispiece. Text block grubby. A few grubby margin marks.
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PUNCH AND JUDY ANNUAL
No author listed. Illustrated by Rene Cloke.
Stock no. 1317795
Published by Juvenile Productions Ltd.. Very good condition.

Cover shows Punch & Judy with Toby and Baby. Spine slightly bumped and grubby. Corners worn and cover edges lightly rubbed. Small crayon(?) marks to a couple of pages and crosssword puzzle done.
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PLAYBOX ANNUAL 1950
No author listed.
Stock no. 1317794
Published by The Amalgamated Press. 1950. Very good condition.

The forty-second year of this Picture and Story Book for children. Pictorial boards. Colour frontis. Two-tone and b/w illustrations. 93 pages. 11 x 8". Spine and corners slightly worn with small piece missing to base of spine. Cover edges lightly rubbed. Covers slightly grubby. Name and address in ink to belongs to box. Price NOT cut.
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