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RUPERT ANNUAL 1941 (FACSIMILE) - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2138151
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

Enjoy Rupert's rarest and most sought-after adventures with this beautiful facsimile of the 1941 annual, widely considered to be the best ever. Everything from the colour of the ink to the specially selected paper is true to the original, the only difference being the addition of a slipcase to keep this collector's item in perfect condition. ISBN: 1874507112. Foxing to outer page edges; a couple of front pastedown. Belongs to box is clean. Slip case is very good - some fading to edges, with wear.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1939 (FACSIMILE) - THE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2138150
Published by Daily Express. 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.

Facsimile of the 4th Rupert annual (1939). Colour pictorial boards, red cloth spine. Black/red/white illustrations throughout. 125 pages. The 'look and feel' of the original perfectly captured by this magnificent reproduction. ISBN: 085079241X. Some light fading to spine. Foxing/browning to outer page edges. Belongs to box is clean!

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1945 (FACSIMILE) - A NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2138149
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Collector's Limited Edition Facsmile of the 1945 soft cover Rupert Annual. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1874507945. Spine is a bit faded. This is Copy No. 1269. NOT price-cut or Inscribed. Slip case is very good - some browning to edges; small sticky mark to rear where a label used to be.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1936 (FACSIMILE) - THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2138087
Published by Daily Express. 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Collectors numbered edition. Facsimile of the first Rupert annual (1936). Red/black pictorial cloth. Red, black and white illustrations throughout. A collectors item in itself. ISBN: 0850791499. This is Copy No. 4576. Light bumping to spine and corners. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. Wrapper is edge-creased, faded to spine, with some foxing; mostly to flaps; a few nicks at corners.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1942 (FACSIMILE) - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2138086
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1994. Nearly fine condition.

A limited and numbered collectors edition of the 1942 Rupert book - the most scarce of all the Rupert annuals due to wartime paper shortages. Colour pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. 118 pages. ISBN: 1874507252. This is Copy No. 3322. NOT price-cut. Some fading to spine. Contents are excellent! Original card slip case is better than very good.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1963
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2137915
Published by Daily Express. 1963. Slightly better than very good condition.

Laminated pictorial boards showing Rupert sitting on a rock having just caught a Merchild in his fishing net. 1st story Rupert and the Birthday Present. 115 pages. Tiny knocks to top and tail of spine. NOT price-cut OR Inscribed. Magic Paintings are CLEAN and NOT done. Illustrations are lovely and bright. A very nice copy indeed!

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1950 - ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1322844
Published by Daily Express. 1950. Almost very good condition.

Annual format returns to hardback with this issue but is much thinner than earlier hardbacks. Pictorial boards - Rupert riding a huge seashell. 1st story Rupert's Silver Trumpet. 120 pages. 10x7 ins. Covers are slightly edge rubbed.Tiny amount of loss to base of spine, small tear (but no loss) at top of spine. Name and address in pencil in belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Puzzle pages are clean and unused. Contents are beautifully bright and clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1948 - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1322843
Published by Daily Express. 1948. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial paper wraps. Front cover shows Rupert running with a little dog on a lead. A rainbow is in the background. 1st story is Rupert and Jack Frost. 120 pages. 9.5 x 7 inches. Slight rubbing and creasing to covers, there is a light vertical crease to centre of front cover. Name and address in ink in belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Some faint pencil marks to Balloon Puzzle. Some lower page corner tips creased. Last 40 pages are browned but clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1986
No author listed. Illustrated by John Harrold.
Stock no. 1322840
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 1986. Fine condition.

Tall laminate boards - Rupert with net and tadpoles in jar. 1st story Rupert & the Strange Airman. 100p ages. (In 1986 Alfred Bestall, the first illustrator of Rupert annuals, died at the age of 93). ISBN: 0850791596. Not price-cut or inscribed.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1942 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2137387
Published by Daily Express. 1942. Good condition.

Pictorial card wraps - Rupert waving from castle ramparts. Produced during the second world war when paper shortages were at their worst, this is the rarest of all the Rupert annuals. Printed only by Harrison. Front cover and spine are 'detached' from the binding; covers are holding on by rear join. Bottom 2" of spine are MISSING; a further 1" of surface paper loss. Creasing to cover corners; some grubby marks. Surface paper damage to bottom half of front cover, where a sticker has been; remains of sticker. NOT price-cut. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. Grubby margins throughout. Binding at page 72/73 is mis-placed (stitching in wrong place). Illustrations are still lovely and bright!

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1947 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2137385
Published by Daily Express. 1947. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps - Rupert running after a tiny dragon. 1st story Rupert and the Top Hat. Light wear to top an tail of spine, which has a little browning. Name/inscription in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. A few marks to belongs to page. Browning to pages, but puzzles are clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1995
Written by Ian Robinson. Illustrated by John Harrold.
Stock no. 1322772
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1995. Slightly better than very good condition.

No. 60. 75th anniversary edition. Front cover shows Rupert on winged horse. ISBN: 1874507465. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Contents fine.

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