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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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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 10 - RUPERT AND THE STRAY PUPPY
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2128602
Published by Daily Express. Circa 1951. Almost very good condition.

Rupert and the Stray Puppy, Rupert and Willie. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Writing to front cover. 1"split to base of spine; some chipping and wear to spine. Page corner creasing. Puzzle is clean. Contents are still nice and bright.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 7 - RUPERT AND THE LITTLE PLANE
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2128600
Published by Daily Express. Circa 1950. Very good condition.

Two stories: Rupert and the Little Plane and Rupert and the Mystery Voice. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Small nick to base of spine; some other wear and light chipping. Small splash to front cover. Browning to rear cover. Corner creasing to first few pages. Illustrations are still bright.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 12 - RUPERT AND NEDDY
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Enid Ash; Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2128599
Published by Daily Express. Circa 1952. Slightly better than very good condition.

Title story Rupert And Neddy. Also includes Rupert And The Silent Dog, an original Bestall story for this series. 22 pages. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. A few foxspots and marks to rear cover. Light creasing to corners. Contents are still excellent!

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 6 - RUPERT AND THE BLACK MOTH
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2128598
Published by Daily Express. Circa 1950. Very good condition.

Rupert and the Black Moth and Rupert and the Iron key. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Couple of small nicks/chips to top and tail of spine. A little creasing to cover corners. Browning to rear cover. Staples have rusted. Contents are very good - illustrations are bright!

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 13 - RUPERT AND THE SWAN LAKE
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Enid Ash; Alex Cubie.
Stock no. 2127777
Published by Daily Express. 1952. Almost very good condition.

Rupert and the Swan Lake, Rupert and the Orchestra. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Name in ink to front and rear cover, number to corner of rear cover. 1-2" split to top of spine. Riddle of the Skies completed. Staples rusted.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1940 - RUPERT'S ADVENTURE BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2127423
Published by Daily Express. 1940. Good condition.

Pictorial boards and spine. Picture of Rupert drawing on wall on front cover. Colour pictures throughout. Splits to both sides of spine - but webbing from binding is holding covers and contents together. Some chipping to cover edges, with heavy wear. Scuffing; a bit of surface paper damage. Surface paper damage to belongs to box, where name has been erased. Foxing to endpapers, pastedowns and outer page edges. A few hinges are pulled.

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MONSTER RUPERT 1932
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 2127321
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co.. 1932. Almost very good condition.

Red pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert sat on log talking to Lizard with a bicycle. Colour frontis. Single colour illustrations throughout. First story is "Rupert and the Magic Toy Man". Spine has been rebacked, with original laid down; 'Monster' in title has been neatly redone on new part of spine. Couple of white paper tape repairs to joints. Inscription ink to front pastedown. Some foxing. A little colouring to a few line drawings internally. A few hinges are a little pulled.

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RUPERT A BEAR'S LIFE
Written by George Perry. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2127084
Published by Pavilion Books; Michael Joseph. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The history of Rupert traced from the Fleet Street circulation battles through to the present day. Packed with illustrations including rare material never before published. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 169 pages includes bibliography of the Rupert annuals. 9.75 x 7". ISBN: 0907516769. Wrapper spine is faded.

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THE MONSTER RUPERT
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 2126822
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1953. Almost very good condition.

Front cover shows Rupert pulling small boy out of hole in road. Pale green pictorial boards, red cloth spine. Front cover states that there are 200 cut-outs and five stories. (Later reprints had 120 cut-outs and four stories). This edition states it Contains Rupert in Trouble Again; Rupert and the Old Man of the Sea; Rupert the Witch and Tabitha; Rupert and the Wilful Princess; Rupert Goes Hiking. However, One story is MISSING (published and bound this way) - Missing Rupert, The Witch and Tabitha, it also has 132 cut-outs (NOT the stated 200 or later 120). An early reprint! Spine is unevenly faded and marked. Bumping and wear to cover edges. A few scuff marks. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. No cut-outs have been cut out from book. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. An early reprint.

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THE MONSTER RUPERT
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 2126450
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1950. Good condition.

Pale green boards with red cloth spine. Front cover shows Rupert helping a boy from a hole in the ground. A Story and Picture Book with cut-outs in colour. The cut-outs are Tourtel pictures taken from the stories. Numerous other b/w illustrations. (This is a 1950's reprint of the original which was published with 200 cut-outs and five stories). Contains: Rupert In Trouble Again; Rupert and the Old Man of the Sea; Rupert and the Wilful Princess; Rupert Goes Hiking. An early reprint with 132 cut-outs (this includes 'extra's to title pages). Spine is bumped and faded. Bumping to corners. Scuffing along cover edges. Hinge next to 'Rupert and the Old man of the Sea' title is pulled -making the binding a bit weak. Browning. All cut-outs present and not cut-out. Contents are generally very good.

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