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RUPERT ANNUAL 1967
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2131084
Published by Daily Express. 1967. Almost very 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. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Splits to base of spine, with some chipping and loss of laminate. Bumping and chipping to laminate at top of spine. Vertical crease to front cover. Name in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Foxing to outer page edges. Magic Paintings DONE, a couple are only partially coloured.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1968
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2131077
Published by Daily Express. 1968. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards - Rupert & chums watching large ball coming down from the sky. The last Rupert annual to include Magic Paintings. 10 x 7 inches. 115 pages. NOT price-cut or Inscribed. Page edge browning. Colour/spots to each Magic Painting page - but some are not completed.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1953 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2131075
Published by Daily Express. 1953. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial covers - Rupert, Bill Badger and Algy sitting on a fence. 120 pages. 1st story Rupert and Miranda. Painting page and puzzle pages. Spine has been taped and has wear and slight loss to top and tail. Corners are worn. Ink date to bottom of title page. NOT price-cut and belongs to box clean. Painting contest NOT done. Foxing to outer page edges.

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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 1940 - RUPERT'S ADVENTURE BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2130469
Published by Daily Express. 1940. Slightly better than good condition.

Pictorial boards and spine. Picture of Rupert drawing on wall on front cover. Colour pictures throughout. Bottom 1-2" of spine are split at one edge and then horizontally across - so a piece is dangling. Other splits to edges of spine; some chipping. Surface paper damage/loss to a couple of cover corners. Foxing to covers and to most pages throughout.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1956 - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2130458
Published by Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. 1956. Almost very 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. Bumping and wear to top and tail of spine and corners. Top of spine has been 'repaired' with sticky tape. Slight surface paper lifting to front endpaper and opposite on front pastedown. NOT price-cut. Belongs to box Clean. Foxing to prelims, outer page edges and last few pages. Cinema strip is cut - but present. Painting contest to rear has been completed.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1955
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2130231
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. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. 1.5" split to base of spine. Heavily erased/inked out inscription to belongs to box. Price-cut. Foxing to outer page edges. Some page edge wrinkling. Painting contest to rear has been partially inked in.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1940 (FACSIMILE) - RUPERT'S ADVENTURE BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1317733
Published by Annual Concepts Limited. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

Facsimile of the 5th Rupert annual (1940), the first to be issued in full colour throughout. Due to paper rationing during the war this was probably the ONLY annual to be issued that year. Colour 'wrap-around' pictorial boards. ISBN: 1874507015. Spine is slightly faded and slightly bumped at base. Contents fine.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1946 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1317714
Published by Daily Express. 1946. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial card wraps - Rupert looking out through a window. 1st story - Rupert on Coon Island. 120 pages. 9.5 x 7 inches. This annual has not been reproduced in a facsimile edition. Some slight rubbing to spine and corners. Small (0.75"), light scratch mark to front cover - on second R in Rupert. Otherwise covers bright and clean. Not inscribed or price-cut. Puzzle pages untouched. Two pages were mis-cut during the binding process and have been opened a little roughly causing very small margin tears (pages 27-28 and 29-30). Contents otherwise very bright. A lovely, bright copy of a scarce annual.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1947 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129638
Published by Daily Express. 1947. Fair condition.

Pictorial card wraps - Rupert running after a tiny dragon. 1st story Rupert and the Top Hat. Covers are heavily creased with big tape repairs to edges; Large triangle of loss to bottom corner of front cover, around 4" x 1" piece of loss to top edge of rear cover. NOT price-cut. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. Foxing and some grubby marks, mostly to prelims and last few pages. A few page margin tears; some nicks/chips of loss to corners. Illustrations are still nice and bright. This is a READING COPY ONLY!

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