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RUPERT ANNUAL 1966
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1712305
Published by Daily Express. 1966. Good condition.

Dark blue laminated boards. Front cover shows Rupert and chums in a flying saucer. First story - Rupert and the Magic Ball. Includes Magic Paintings. Spine has a little loss to top and tail, repaired with tape. Corners worn. NOT Price-cut or inscribed. 3 magic paintings have been touched. There are two repaired closed tear to magic painting pages. Some margin marks.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1938 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1313469
Published by Daily Express. 1938. Good condition.

The third Rupert annual. 1st story Rupert and the Daffodils. Colour pictorial boards. Red cloth spine. 126 pages. 10x7.5". Covers are edge worn, spine and corners bumped. Front joint is almost broken. Name and address in ink in belongs to box. Margin tear to base of title-page. Some page corner tips creased. Hinges cracked, some very weak, because of cracked joints/hinges front cover doesn't sit as is should. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1950 - ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1109456
Published by Daily Express. 1950. 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. Spine slightly cocked. Corners worn. Small foxspots to boards. Spine browned and has a 1" split to top rear edge. Small patch of surface paper loss to front board just above the 'RT' of 'Rupert'. Name in belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Closed repaired tear to lower margin of page 63 (very neat and no loss). Rupert's Garden Puzzle faintly completed. Contents are clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1955
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2114652
Published by Daily Express. 1955. Almost very good condition.

Colour laminated boards - Rupert hiking in a field. 1st story Rupert and Poll Parrot. 10x7 inches. 107 pages. Spine is bumped, with splitting and damage to top and tail. Corners are bumped and worn. Front joint appears to have been repaired. Grubby marks to belongs to box page. NOT price-cut. Crossword puzzle has been done. Painting contest is clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1949
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1109148
Published by Daily Express. 1949. Good condition.

Last Rupert annual issued in card wraps - Rupert carol singing. 1st story Rupert & Ninky. 120 pages. 9.5x7 ins. Top 1" of spine/front cover is torn off. Tear to base of spine and part of front cover. Corner torn off from top of rear cover. Some creasing. Name in belongs to box. NOT price-cut. A few grubby marks.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1957
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2114198
Published by Daily Express. 1957. Good condition.

Glazed boards. Front cover shows Rupert in air balloon with springs. 1st story is Rupert & the Crackerjack. 10x7 inches. 107 pages. Top 2-3" of spine are MISSING. Bottom half inch of spine is also missing; splitting to side of spine with chipping of laminate. Corners are bumped. Front endpaper is partially torn to bottom. Small inscription in pencil to belongs to page. NOT price-cut. Painting competition page has small amount of colouring. Puzzle page DONE. Some margin marks and a few page margin tears and nicks.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1949
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2113912
Published by Daily Express. 1949. Good condition.

Last Rupert annual issued in card wraps - Rupert carol singing. 1st story Rupert & Ninky. 120 pages. 9.5x7 ins. Spine has 2" loss to base and 1.5" loss to top; smaller bit of loss to middle. Cover corners are creased. Some foxing. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Contents are still very good; a few margin marks, else contents are bright.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1948 - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2113911
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. A few splits to spine at top and tail; biggest one is around 2". Heavy creasing to a couple of corners. Browning to covers and pages. Name to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Marks to outer page edges and some page margins.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1963
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1312297
Published by Daily Express. 1963. Almost 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. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Price cut. Name and address in biro in belongs to box. Some page corners and corner tips lightly creased. Centre pages of magic paintings (pages 65-68) are missing, the rest of the magic paintings have been neatly completed.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1951 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1311902
Published by Daily Express. 1951. Almost 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. Spine browned. Some light browning to covers. Inscription in ink (and date) in belongs to box. Price NOT cut. There is a light musty smell to the contents and some usual creasing at top inner margins (from binding process). Contents clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1959
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1710467
Published by Daily Express. 1959. Almost very good condition.

Laminated pictorial boards. Front cover has head and shoulders of Rupert with sea in the background. First story is Rupert and the Copper Bird. Corners bumped with some wear. Front endpaper creased. A few finger marks to margins. Colouring contents part completed with name in ink to entry form. Patch of surface paper loss to rear pastedown. Belongs to box clean and not price-cut.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1944 - RUPERT IN MORE ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2110633
Published by Daily Express. 1944. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps showing Rupert with chums, waving from a tree. First story Rupert and Rollo. 119 pages. 9.5 x 7 inches. 1cm loss to base of spine. Wear and some scuffing to cover edges. Foxing. Binding is starting to come unglued at spine. Previous owners large white label to inside front cover. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. Price-cut. Some page browning and foxing.

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