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RUPERT ANNUAL 1965
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2116909
Published by Daily Express. 1965. Good condition.

Glazed boards. Front cover shows Rupert carrying a Christmas tree. 1st story Rupert & Gaffer. Magic Painting pages. 115 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Top and tail of spine are MISSING, with yellowing tape to them. Grubby marks and some foxing to covers. Corners are bumped, with heavy wear. Price-cut, belongs to box is clean. Damp marking with some small amounts of loss to page edges throughout book. Magic Painting pages are DONE.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1953 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2116830
Published by Daily Express. 1953. Fair condition.

Pictorial covers - Rupert, Bill Badger and Algy sitting on a fence. 120 pages. 1st story Rupert and Miranda. Painting page and puzzle pages. Backstrip (spine) is completely MISSING. Cover edges are bumped with some wear; marks to covers. Binding is still good. Belongs to box has been completed with ink and then scribbled out in pencil. Price-cut. Painting contest has been partially completed with crayon. 3-4" tear to first story page. A few marks to first few pages, else contents are generally very good; illustrations are nice and bright. A few margin marks. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. A reading copy.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1959
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2116138
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. Some tears to spine; repaired; a little loss to laminate. Corners are bumped. NOT price-cut; belongs to box clean. Foxing to outer page edges; some grubby margin marks. A few small page margin tears.

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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 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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