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RUPERT ANNUAL 1964
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318062
Published by Daily Express. 1964. Good condition.

Laminated boards - front cover shows Rupert on a rock waving a camera. 1st story Rupert and the Dover Sole. Magic Painting pages. 114 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Spine and corners bumped, wear to top and tail of spine. No names but price-cut. Hinge between pages 28 & 29 is split. There are biro scribbles to a number of the pages (not too major - text still readable). The magic paintings have been neatly completed.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1971
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318061
Published by Daily Express. 1971. Slightly better than 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 and corners are still sharp. No names but price-cut. Binding error in that title-page and first text page have been trimmed vertically a little more than the other pages. Contents appear unread.

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THE HAPPY ANNUAL
Written by Cecil Aldin; John Hassall. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin; John Hassall.
Stock no. 1318020
Published by William Heinemann. 1907. Almost very good condition.

Very large format (14 x 10"). Pictorial paperwraps showing Miss Muffet with cobweb and spider. Colour illustrations throughout. SIGNED by Cecil Aldin on small piece of white paper which has been tipped onto the title-page. Cover edges are slightly worn, splits to spine. There is some loss to the top edge of the rear cover. Some light stains and creases to covers. Some light fingermarks to page margins and some light foxspots but generally contents are clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1967
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1317986
Published by Daily Express. 1967. Good condition.

Colour pictorial boards - Rupert on snow-covered hill pulling a dog on a sledge. 1st story Rupert and the Lost List. Magic Painting pages. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. No names and price NOT cut however, magic paintings messily completed with transfer of colours to facing pages. A few small marks to textblock. Rear free-endpaper is torn and tape repaired.

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THE BEEZER BOOK 1962
No author listed.
Stock no. 1317936
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. 1962. Very good condition.

Front cover shows Beezer characters on a train. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Small split to base of spine. Small tear at inner margin of front free-endpaper. Name and address in pencil in belongs to box. Contents clean.

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THE BEEZER BOOK 1964
No author listed.
Stock no. 1317935
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. 1964. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Covers show Commisionaire with title to hatband. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Slight lifting of laminate to spine edges. Light browning to top edges of covers. Price NOT cut. Name and address in ink in belongs to box. Light musty smell else contents clean.

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THE BEEZER BOOK 1965
No author listed.
Stock no. 1317934
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. 1965. Very good condition.

Front cover shows Colonel Blink banging on a drum. Colour illustrations. Minimal bumping to spine. Some slight lifting of laminate to spine edges. Price NOT cut. Name in pencil in belongs to box. Contents clean.

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THE BEEZER BOOK 1967
No author listed.
Stock no. 1317933
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. 1967. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Minimal bumping to spine. Price NOT cut. Name and address in belongs to box. Light musty smell else contents clean.

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BUSTER BOOK 1967
No author listed.
Stock no. 1317931
Published by Fleetway Publications Ltd.. 1967. Very good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. B/w comic strips. 96 pages. Cover edges slightly rubbed. Contents are lightly browned but otherwise clean. Light damp stain to edge of front cover.

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THE OOJAH ANNUAL
Written by Flo. Lancaster. Illustrated by H.M. Talintyre.
Stock no. 1317910
Published by Peter Pitkin. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial boards showing Uncle Oojah as doorman at the cinema. Red cloth spine. Two-tone pictures throughout. 100 pages. First story is "Uncle Oojah's Curious Cousin". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers edge worn. Rear cover just a little grubby. Name in ink to belongs to box (ink has transferred a little to the front pastedown). Foxing and some grubby marks to contents. Some margin tears and a little pulling of the stitches causing contents to be a bit loose.

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THE EMPIRE ANNUAL FOR BOYS
Written by A.R. Buckland; A.L. Haydon; Henry C. Moore; et al.
Stock no. 1317900
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1917. Very good condition.

Pale green pictorial cloth. 7 colour plates plus 16 b/w plates. 384 pages. First story is "The Frolic of the Spitfire" by Haydon. Spine and corners bumped. Small erasure patch to top corner of front pastedown. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Foxing, mainly to outer page edges.

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THE EMPIRE ANNUAL FOR BOYS
Written by A.R. Buckland; Stanley Portal Hyatt; Talbot Baines Reed; F. Whymper; et al.
Stock no. 1317898
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1914. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 7 colour plates plus 16 b/w plates. 383 numbered pages. First story is "The Stone Hippopotamus" by Hyatt. Spine bumped. Tiny indentation to fore-edges of covers. Small mark to rear edge of spine. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing to contents.

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