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RUPERT ANNUAL 1957
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1813470
Published by Daily Express. 1957. Very good condition.

Glazed boards. Front cover shows Rupert in air balloon with springs. 1st story is Rupert & the Crackerjack. 10x7 inches. 107 pages. Rear board lightly creased. Front board a little grubby. Spine browned, base of spine lightly rubbed, top of spine has a 1" split to front edge. NOT price-cut. Name in belongs to box. Colouring contest clean. Puzzle pages clean. Text block browned. Contents clean.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1952 - MORE RUPERT ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2122903
Published by Daily Express. 1952. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards - Rupert waving from tree branch. 1st story Rupert & the Mare's Nest. 120 pages. 10 x 7 ins. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small split to base of spine. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. NOT Price-cut.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1967
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1608953
Published by Daily Express. 1967. 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. Spine bumped, with slight wear. Price-cut. Belongs To box completed in ink. Magic Paintings completed, with some transfer of colour around margins. Contents generally very good.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1953 (FACSIMILE) - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1406223
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 2003. Fine condition.

Collectors' Limited Edition Reproduction. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1904329330. Copy No. 28747 - original certificate present. Contained in a slipcase that has a little bumping to corners and a small indent to rear.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1963
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1406165
Published by Daily Express. 1963. Slightly better than 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 worn. Blue biro to first 'R' of Rupert. Covers marked. NOT price-cut or inscribed. Endpapers browned. Some foxing. Marks to page margins including a few brown spots. One magic painting mostly completed and the others partially attempted.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1937 (FACSIMILE) - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1406164
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 1986. Slightly better than very good condition.

A limited and numbered reproduction of the 1937 Rupert annual. 123 pages. Red cloth spine, pictorial paper boards. Red and black illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0850791650. Spine and corners are bumped. Small bump to top edge of front board. Copy no. 9166. Contents are very good.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1957
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1608932
Published by Daily Express. 1957. Very good condition.

Glazed boards. Front cover shows Rupert in air balloon with springs. 1st story is Rupert & the Crackerjack. 10x7 inches. 107 pages. Front cover is a little bowed. Belongs To box completed. NOT price-cut. Colouring Contest page has been partly done. Book has a slightly smoky smell.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1945 - A NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2122242
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. Creasing to cover corners. Bottom 1" of spine is MISSING. Some grubby marks to covers. Surface paper damage to top corner of front cover. Small tear to rear cover., Colour transfers to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. A few grubby page margin marks. Page 97/98 has lower corner torn off and MISSING, this is affecting text. Rear joint is starting to come unstuck.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1948 - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1406106
Published by Daily Express. 1948. Fair 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. Pieces missing from top and bottom of spine. 2" split to top and bottom of front cover by spine. Corners creased. Edges worn with small piece missing from top corner of rear panel. Some pen marks to covers which are grubby. Name in belongs to box plus pen marks around words and picture. Not price-cut but pen marks to price. Large tear to page 17/18 and smaller tear to page 12/13. Page edges are grubby. Several corners are folded over. Some grubby marks to page margins. A reading copy.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1968
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1608913
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. laminate is split and lifting at top of spine. Belongs To box completed in ink. NOT price-cut. First Magic Painting page has been completed with coloured pencils; remaining Magic Paintings appear to be untouched.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1940 (FACSIMILE) - RUPERT'S ADVENTURE BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2122154
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. '1940' written in ink to inside front cover, else contents are excellent!
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1959
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2122153
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. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Splitting to laminate to top of spine; a bit of foxing. Chipping to base of spine; a little loss. Creasing to front endpaper, with inscription in pencil to belongs to box, same page has a little pencil colour scribble. NOT price-cut. Colouring contest and page next to it have colouring in and some scribble. Butterfly colouring to page 63 has been completed. Hinge between pages 78 + 79 has been pulled. Rupert's Nature Spotting Hobby has been completed in pencil (p. 20/21).
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