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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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RUPERT ANNUAL 1945 - A NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129624
Published by Daily Express. 1945. Almost very good condition.

Harrison printing with red endpapers. Pictorial card wraps showing Rupert flying in air on a bicycle with wings. Castle overlooking sea in background. Spine has been repaired with yellow cloth. 4.5" loss to bottom of original paper spine; quarter inch paper loss to top. Creasing to cover corners; some foxing and a few marks. What appear to be sticky glue marks to inside front cover and opposite on belongs to page. Name in ink in belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins. Some page corner creases. 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. 2129501
Published by Daily Express. 1947. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps - Rupert running after a tiny dragon. 1st story Rupert and the Top Hat. Wear and rubbing to spine and cover edges; creasing to corners. NOT price-cut. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. Page corner creasing. Some browning; occasional foxing.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1946 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1817300
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. Light creasing to covers and scuffing/rubbing to spine. Top & Tail of spine worn with slight loss. NOT price-cut. Name in belongs to box. Harsh vertical crease from top to tail of page 33/34 which is starting to tear from lower edge (binding error). Small closed tear to lower margin of page 35/36. Contents otherwise clean.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1940 - RUPERT'S ADVENTURE BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2127423
Published by Daily Express. 1940. Good condition.

Pictorial boards and spine. Picture of Rupert drawing on wall on front cover. Colour pictures throughout. Splits to both sides of spine - but webbing from binding is holding covers and contents together. Some chipping to cover edges, with heavy wear. Scuffing; a bit of surface paper damage. Surface paper damage to belongs to box, where name has been erased. Foxing to endpapers, pastedowns and outer page edges. A few hinges are pulled.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1968
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2126226
Published by Daily Express. 1968. Slightly better than 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. Light bumping to spine and a couple of corners. NOT price-cut or Inscribed. A little foxing to outer page edges. Illustrations are lovely and bright! Magic Paintings: One has been partially completed, with a little transfer to painting on opposite page.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1968
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1610693
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. Spine and corners bumped, with a little wear. Inscription to front endpaper. NOT price-cut. Belongs To box completed in ink. Grubby mark to list of contents. Scattered foxing. Four of the Magic Paintings have been completed; four appear to be untouched.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1950 (FACSIMILE) - ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1317287
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Collectors' Limited Edition Reproduction. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1902836324. Foxing else a fine copy. Copy no. 4457. Slipcase is a little bumped at spine.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1945 (FACSIMILE) - A NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1317284
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. Top rear corner is slightly worn else a fine copy. Copy no. 5142. Foxspots to slipcase and some wear to lower edge.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1936 (FACSIMILE) - THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2124742
Published by Daily Express. 1985. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine 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. Tiny grubby mark to belongs to page. This is copy number 12289. Wrapper is edge-creased, with fading to spine and to spine of wraparound.
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