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RUPERT ANNUAL 1968
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319130
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 bumped, slight rubbing to corners. Front cover is slightly warped. NOT price cut or inscribed. Magic Paintings UNTOUCHED although there is some very slight colour to the first one. Heavy foxing to contents.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1955 (FACSIMILE)
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319123
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 2004. Fine condition.

Limited edition of 11,000 copies. Reproduction of the 1955 annual. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Contained in original slipcase. Includes certificate no. 08342.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1953 (FACSIMILE) - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319047
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 2003. Fine condition.

Collectors' Limited Edition Reproduction. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1904329330. Slipcase has minimal rubbing at corners.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1958
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1819697
Published by Daily Express. 1958. Slightly better than very good condition.

This is the first Rupert annual to be dated on the inside title page. Colour illustrated boards showing Rupert leap-frogging over Bill Badger. First story 'Rupert and the Water-Lily'. 107 pages. Small imperfect patch to laminate at bottom rear board edge. Boards are clean and bright. Backstrip complete. NOT price-cut OR inscribed. Puzzles and colouring contest NOT done. Light browning to text block. A lovely copy.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1946 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1819653
Published by Daily Express. 1946. Almost 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. Covers rubbed, creased, foxed and worn. Rubbing to top & tail of spine with very slight loss. NOT price-cut. Name in belongs to box. Inside covers and text block grubby. A few minor marks to contents but generally clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1962
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318978
Published by Daily Express. 1962. Good condition.

Glazed boards - Rupert throwing a snowball on front cover. Magic painting pages. 115 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some grubby marks to covers. Child's name in black crayon to belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Lower page corner tipes have been charred. Magic Paintings have been messily completed with colours transferring to opposite pages. First magic painting page has child's biro writing to margins. Light page browning and fingering to contents.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1970
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1819559
Published by Daily Express. 1970. Almost very good condition.

Colour pictorial glazed boards - Rupert climbing up a slope and waving. 1st story Rupert and the Outlaws. 10 x 7 inches. 115 pages. Corners rubbed & bumped. Top & tail of spine rubbed & bumped. Front joint starting to crack from top. Small biro mark to front endpaper. Name in belongs to box. Pric-cut. First section a little loose in stitching. 2" loss to top of vertical edge of rear endpaper. Rear joint also cracking from top. Text block browned.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1971
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1819557
Published by Daily Express. 1971. Almost very good condition.

Colour pictorial glazed boards - Rupert climbing into a cave with a bucket and spade. 1st story Rupert and the Gomnies. 115 pages. 10 x 7inches. Splits to either side of top of backstrip. Corners lightly bumped. Tail of spine rubbed. NOT price-cut. Name in belongs to box. Pencil scribble to page 13 and 90.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1977
No author listed. Illustrated by Alex Cubie.
Stock no. 1819556
Published by Daily Express. 1977. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial glazed boards - Rupert walking with 2 penguins. 1st story Rupert and the Winkybickies. The last Rupert annual drawn by Alex Cubie. 115 pages. 10x7 inches. ISBN: 0850790832. Minor rubbing to top front corner of board. Price-cut. Belongs to box clean. A nice, clean copy.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1949
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318850
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. Covers are slightly edge rubbed. There is slight chipping at top and tail of spine and lower corners of covers are a tiny bit creased. Name in ink in belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Contents are clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1985
Written by Alfred Bestall; James Henderson. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall; John Harrold.
Stock no. 1318848
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 1985. Slightly better than very good condition.

Rupert on Bill and Algy's shoulders with chums. The 50th anniversary annual - a salute to Alfred Bestall, the 1st illustrator of Rupert annuals. Contains a story from each of the 6 decades since the 1st Rupert annual. The 1st four stories are by Bestall. A keepsake for collectors. ISBN: 0850791545. Minimal fading to spine. Contents clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1972
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318811
Published by Daily Express. 1972. Very good condition.

Pictorial glazed boards - Rupert and chums enjoying a picnic. 1st story Rupert's Deep Sea Adventure. 115 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Name and address in ink to belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Very pale page edge browning else contents clean.

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