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RUPERT ANNUAL 1950 - ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2115749
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. 4" split to base of spine. 1.5" split to top of spine. Bumping and wear to corners. NOT price-cut or Inscribed. Light foxing to outer page edges. Odd margin mark, but contents are nice and bright.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1957
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2115739
Published by Daily Express. 1957. Almost very good condition.

Glazed boards. Front cover shows Rupert in air balloon with springs. 1st story is Rupert & the Crackerjack. 10x7 inches. 107 pages. Bottom 1" of spine is missing. Bumping and wear to corners. A few marks to covers. Name in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still nice and bright. Colouring contest has been completed.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1955
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2115738
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" split to top of spine, smaller splits to base. NOT price-cut. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. Painting contest has been completed. Foxing to outer page edges, some page margins. Grubby margin marks and a couple of closed margin tears.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1941 (FACSIMILE) - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2115433
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1993. Fine 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. Contained in very good slip case. Top edge is starting to come unstuck. Original sticker tab has been torn (as book has been read before).Belongs to Box is clean.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1951 (FACSIMILE) - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1713224
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 2001. Fine condition.

Facsimile of the 1951 Rupert Annual. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Collectors Limited Edition. ISBN: 1902836650. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case with slightly rubbed corners. Slight creasing to rear board. Belongs to Box is clean. NOT price cut.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1942 (FACSIMILE) - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2115314
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. Couple of small nicks to top and tail of spine. Very light page edge browning. Contents are excellent. This is copy no. 2874. Original slip-case is in very good condition - creased to spine, with wear to a couple of edges.Belongs to Box is clean. NOT price cut.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1951 (FACSIMILE) - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1503440
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Facsimile of the 1951 Rupert Annual. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Collectors Limited Edition. ISBN: 1902836650. Copy no: 01981, original certificate is present, has s lightly creased corner. Horizontal creases to laminate on covers, binding error, 1 on front, 3 on rear. Contained in publisher's slipcase which has a little wear to corners and a couple of small nicks to edges.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1953 (FACSIMILE) - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1503438
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Collectors' Limited Edition Reproduction. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1904329330. Copy no: 01843, original certificate present. Four horizontal ripples to laminate on front cover (binding error), longest is 3cm. Contained in publisher's slipcase in very good condition.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1941 (FACSIMILE) - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1313837
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. Spine bumped. Contents fine. Slipcase is edge rubbed and tab at base of spine has been removed.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1938 (FACSIMILE) - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1402893
Published by Daily Express. 1989. Slightly better than very good condition.

Reproduction of the third Rupert annual. Pictorial paper-covered boards showing Rupert waving from a tree. Red cloth spine. Red, black and white pictures throughout. 125 pages. ISBN: 0850791979. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Name label and handwritten date to belongs to box. Light foxing to prelims and endpapers. Small mark to bottom edge of text block. Still has original wrap-around band to book which is slightly faded to spine. Copy no. 07987.
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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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