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RUPERT ANNUAL 1973
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318720
Published by Daily Express. 1973. Very good condition.

Pictorial laminated boards - Rupert playing in a tree. 1st story Rupert and the Bouncers. The last cover design by Alfred Bestall - and the first with a white-faced Rupert. This change caused Bestall to resign. 115 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Corners bumped. Evidence of "1973" written to front on annual below "Rupert" (erased but score marks remain). Inscription in ink in belongs to box. Foxing to page margins else clean.

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THE BOY'S OWN VOLUME OF FACT, FICTION, HISTORY AND ADVENTURE CHRISTMAS 1865
Written by S.O. Beeton. Illustrated by Various.
Stock no. 1318704
Published by S.O. Beeton. 1865. Good condition.

Embossed green cloth, gilt. B/w text illustrations and plates. 543 numbered pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Name plate to front pastedown. Looks like the prelims have been re-inserted/stitched and the front free-endpaper is missing. Browning to verso of the frontis (which is what you see upon opening the front cover). Child's name and address in ink to textblock. Musty smell to contents.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1958
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318671
Published by Daily Express. 1958. Very good condition.

This is the first Rupert annual to be dated on the inside title page. Colour illustrated boards showing Rupert leap-frogging over Bill Badger. First story 'Rupert and the Water-Lily'. 107 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Light damp stain to top corners and top of spine. Light mark to front free-endpaper (from removal of a small label). Belongs to box has been obliterated with blue ink. Price NOT cut. Colouring contest page was neatly and lightly coloured in (mostly erased now), address label has been obliterated with red ink (old address details previously covered with paper). Still a nice copy.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 2009
Written by Stuart Trotter. Illustrated by Stuart Trotter.
Stock no. 1318647
Published by Egmont Books Ltd.. 2009. Fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Front cover shows Rupert riding in a 'Fish-Plane' with pilot; friends watching from below. ISBN: 9781405244015.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 2012
Written by Beth Harwood; Stuart Trotter. Illustrated by Stuart Trotter; Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318646
Published by Egmont Uk Limited. 2012. Fine condition.

Cover shows Rupert at the seaside holding his suitcase and a bucket and spade. Annual no. 77. ISBN: 9781405263412.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1996
Written by Ian Robinson. Illustrated by John Harrold; Gina Hart.
Stock no. 1318645
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1996. Fine condition.

No. 61. Front cover shows Rupert and friends with Little Bo Peep and castle in back ground. ISBN: 1874507600.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1951 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318641
Published by Daily Express. 1951. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards - Rupert at front of a huge snow scene. 1st story Rupert and Doctor Lion. 124 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers slightly edge rubbed with a dent to lower edge of front cover. Inscription in ink in belongs to box. Price-cut. A few light marks to margins else contents clean.

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PIP & SQUEAK ANNUAL 1927
No author listed. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley; Charles Folkard; Helen Jacobs; et al..
Stock no. 1318623
Published by Daily Mirror. 1927. Good condition.

5th Year. Cloth spine. Yellow pictorial front cover. Colour plates and two-tone illustrations. Covers edge worn and slightly grubby. Soine bumped. Name, address and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Joints cracked. Some foxing and grubbiness to contents.

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PIP & SQUEAK ANNUAL 1930
No author listed. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley; Savile Lumley; et al..
Stock no. 1318622
Published by Daily Mirror. 1930. Almost very good condition.

The 8th year. Cloth spine, pictorial front board, shows fish shop. 4 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Covers are edge worn. Spine bumped. Covers slightly grubby. Crosswords done in pencil. Joints cracked. Contents clean.

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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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