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RUPERT ANNUAL 1942 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319509
Published by Daily Express. 1942. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps - Rupert waving from castle ramparts. Produced during the second world war when paper shortages were at their worst, this is the rarest of all the Rupert annuals. Printed only by Harrison. Covers are edge rubbed and just a little grubby. Splits and some slight wear to top and tail of spine but otherwise spine complete. Small dent to centre of spine. Price NOT cut. Inscription in ink in belongs to box. Textblock is a bit grubby, some foxing to textblock. A few grubby fingermarks to page margins. Inside rear covers are grubby (browned glue from binding process is evident at hinge), small patch of surface paper damage affecting printers' details. A decent copy of a scarce Rupert annual.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1937 (FACSIMILE) - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2133910
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 has some slight fading.This is Copy No. 5599. NOT inscribed.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1940 (FACSIMILE) - RUPERT'S ADVENTURE BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2133909
Published by Annual Concepts Limited. 1992. Nearly fine 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. UNREAD - still in original shrink wrap. However, spine has some uneven fading.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1941 (FACSIMILE) - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2133908
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. Slip case is a little better than very good. Book has NOT been read - still has red tab around book and stuck on slip case (unbroken). However, the spine appears faded.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1998
Written by Ian Robinson. Illustrated by John Harrold.
Stock no. 2133896
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

No. 63. Glazed pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert with plate of cakes. ISBN: 1874507198. SIGNED by Illustrator, Storyteller and Colourist on label stuck to front endpapers. This is a LIMITED edition of 500 copies - this is Copy No. 166. Spine is faded. NOT price-cut or Inscribed. Contents are lovely and bright!

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RUPERT ANNUAL 2016
Written by Stuart Trotter; Mara Alperin; et al. Illustrated by John Harrold; Alfred Bestall; Stuart Trotter; et al..
Stock no. 2133894
Published by Egmont Uk Limited. 2016. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert and friends on the water, with picnic baskets. First story is 'Rupert and the Iceberg' from the 1986 annual. ISBN: 9781405283519. SIGNED by Stuart Trotter, with dedication to a previous owner on title page. Also contains a small laminated card that says 'The Followers of Rupert 2016 Signed Annual.

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THE LIFE AND WORKS OF ALFRED BESTALL
Written by Caroline G. Bott. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2133893
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The life of Alfred Bestall, best known as the illustrator of Rupert Bear. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour plates and many b/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 074756194X. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner on title page. Browning to pages. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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THE NEW RUPERT INDEX
Written by W.O.G. Lofts; D.J. Adley; John Beck.
Stock no. 2133880
Published by John Beck. 2001. Almost very good condition.

Revised and updated by Beck. Large format. Grey card wraps with colour onlay to front. Bibliography of Rupert Bear with b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0951733818. Some creasing to corners. A few marks to covers. Annotations internally (pencil).

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NUTWOOD SPECIAL ISSUE - THE BESTALL REPRINTS 9
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2133878
Published by The Followers Of Rupert. 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Complied and published for 'The Followers of Rupert'. Contains one story - Rupert on Coon Island. Cream pictorial card wraps, 9.5 x 7". Colour illustrations. 23 pages.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1936 (FACSIMILE) - THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319499
Published by Daily Express. 1985. Nearly fine condition in a very good 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. Spine bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper and wrap around band are sunned to spine, band is slightly foxed and has a couple of small tears.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1947 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319497
Published by Daily Express. 1947. Good condition.

Pictorial card wraps - Rupert running after a tiny dragon. 1st story Rupert and the Top Hat. Covers are worn, lightly foxed and grubby. Top and tail of spine have slight loss. Name and address in red ink in belongs to box. Page corner tips creased. Light foxing and page browning else contents clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1946 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319496
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. Covers slightly edge rubbed. Staples have rusted causing some brown spots to spine edges. Inscription in ink in belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Puzzles NOT done. Contents clean.

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