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RUPERT ANNUAL 1978
No author listed. Illustrated by John Harrold.
Stock no. 1817333
Published by Daily Express. 1978. Very good condition.

Laminated pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert on the back of a sledge, waving. First story is Rupert and the Rivals. The first Rupert annual to be drawn by John Harrold. 115 pages. 10x7 inches. Corners bumped, spine faded, a few grubby marks to boards. Light grubby marks to lower margins of some pages. NOT price-cut or inscribed.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1946 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1817300
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. Light creasing to covers and scuffing/rubbing to spine. Top & Tail of spine worn with slight loss. NOT price-cut. Name in belongs to box. Harsh vertical crease from top to tail of page 33/34 which is starting to tear from lower edge (binding error). Small closed tear to lower margin of page 35/36. Contents otherwise clean.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 40 - SUMMER ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129240
Published by Daily Express; Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. Circa 1959. Very good condition.

Two stories: Rupert and Santa's Holiday and Rupert and the Dandylion. Pictorial paperwraps. Colour illustrations. Small nicks to top and tail of spine. Staples to binding have started to rust; a few marks to pages next to this. Some foxing to covers and page margins. Illustrations are still beautifully bright!

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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 35 - WINTER ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129239
Published by Daily Express; Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. Circa 1958. Very good condition.

Pictorial paper wraps. First story Rupert and the Angry Dolls. Second story Rupert and Will o' the Wisp. Colour illustrations. Small splits to top and tail of spine. Foxing to covers. Odd margin mark.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 35 - WINTER ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129237
Published by Daily Express; Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. Circa 1958. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial paper wraps. First story Rupert and the Angry Dolls. Second story Rupert and Will o' the Wisp. Colour illustrations. Snowman to front cover has been outlined in blue biro. Creasing to covers, with chipping and a bit of loss along bottom edge of front cover. Creasing to page corners throughout. A few margin marks, but illustrations are still bright.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 34 - AUTUMN ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129236
Published by Daily Express. Very good condition.

Rupert Autumn Adventures. 2 stories in full colour. Front cover shows Rupert sitting in a tree, clutching a silver lamp in one hand and shaking hands with a monkey. 1st story is Rupert and the Wonderful Lamp, 2nd story is Rupert and the Weather People. Pictorial paperwraps. Colour illustrations. Staples to binding have rusted, with browning surrounding this on some pages. Creasing to rear cover, which also has foxing. Small split to base of spine. Colouring page has been Done. A few margin marks, but contents are still nice and bright.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 33 - SUMMER ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129235
Published by Daily Express; Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. Two stories are Rupert and the Speckled Seaweed and Rupert and the Scent Garden. Colour illustrations. Staples have rusted; some marks to spine and pages next to this. Marks to covers. A few margin marks, but contents are still nice and bright.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1980
No author listed. Illustrated by John Harrold.
Stock no. 1817126
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 1980. Very good condition.

Tall format glazed boards - the first Rupert annual in this format. Cover design of Rupert playing with glove puppets. 1st story Rupert and the Flavours. ISBN: 0850790964. SIGNED by Alfred Bestall 'With love from Rupert and Alfred E. Bestall '80' to title page. Bestall was a close neighbour of the previous owner's Aunt. Tiny nick to base of spine. Corners lightly rubbed. Price-cut. NOT inscribed. A few minor marks to title page and contents page else contents clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1982
No author listed. Illustrated by John Harrold.
Stock no. 1817124
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 1982. Very good condition.

Tall laminated boards. Front cover shows Rupert jumping with springs on his feet. First story is: Rupert & Ping Pong. 92 pages. ISBN: 0850791200. SIGNED by Alfred Bestall 'with love from Rupert and Alfred E. Bestall '82' to title page. Bestall was a close neighbour of the previous owner's Aunt. Corners lightly bumped & worn. Small split to base of spine. NOT inscribed. Price-cut. Contents fine.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 3 - RUPERT AND ROLLO
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2128605
Published by Daily Express. Circa 1949. Almost very good condition.

A holiday walk turns into a stirring adventure when Rupert and Edward meet Rollo the gypsy boy. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. 1" split to base of spine. Number '3' in ink to rear cover. Puzzle completed in ink. Illustrations are still bright.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 5 - THE BIG GAME HUNT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2128604
Published by Daily Express. Circa 1950. Good condition.

Rupert's Big Game Hunt and Rupert and the Banjo. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Water damage to top of spine and radiating out through pages at top. A bit of loss to top of spine. Some foxing. Puzzle DONE in ink. Staples have rusted. Illustrations are still bright.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 9 - RUPERT AND THE NEW ROSE
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2128603
Published by Daily Express. Circa 1951. Very good condition.

Title story Rupert and the New Rose. Also includes Rupert and the Ticking Box - 2 original Bestall stories for the series. Front cover shows Rupert holding a black and white rose. 24 pages. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. A few grubby marks to rear cover. Puzzle to inside front cover is clean. Contents are clean and bright.

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