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RUPERT AND ALGERNON - RUPERT LITTLE BEAR LIBRARY No. 35
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 2130223
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. Good condition.

Yellow pictorial boards, priced one shilling, star to lower left corner. Contains Rupert and Algernon and Rupert and the White Dove. Spine has been rebacked (New), original covers. Tape repairs to front and rear joints. Some foxing and grubby marks to contents and outer page edges.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1954 - THE NEW RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2130171
Published by Daily Express. 1954. Almost very good condition.

Colour pictorial laminated boards - Rupert and friends building a snowman. 1st story Rupert and the Friendly Sea-Lion. 123 pages. 10x7 inches. Not published in facsimile form as some of the content was considered politically incorrect. Chipping and some loss to laminate on spine. Repaired splits, with some marks to top of spine. Name in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Foxing to outer page edges. A few margin marks.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1940 (FACSIMILE) - RUPERT'S ADVENTURE BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1317733
Published by Annual Concepts Limited. 1992. Slightly better than very good 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. Spine is slightly faded and slightly bumped at base. Contents fine.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 2009
Written by Stuart Trotter. Illustrated by Stuart Trotter.
Stock no. 2130141
Published by Egmont Books Ltd.. 2009. Fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Front cover shows Rupert riding in a 'Fish-Plane' with pilot; friends watching from below. ISBN: 9781405244015. 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. 1317714
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. Some slight rubbing to spine and corners. Small (0.75"), light scratch mark to front cover - on second R in Rupert. Otherwise covers bright and clean. Not inscribed or price-cut. Puzzle pages untouched. Two pages were mis-cut during the binding process and have been opened a little roughly causing very small margin tears (pages 27-28 and 29-30). Contents otherwise very bright. A lovely, bright copy of a scarce annual.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1947 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129638
Published by Daily Express. 1947. Fair condition.

Pictorial card wraps - Rupert running after a tiny dragon. 1st story Rupert and the Top Hat. Covers are heavily creased with big tape repairs to edges; Large triangle of loss to bottom corner of front cover, around 4" x 1" piece of loss to top edge of rear cover. NOT price-cut. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. Foxing and some grubby marks, mostly to prelims and last few pages. A few page margin tears; some nicks/chips of loss to corners. Illustrations are still nice and bright. This is a READING COPY ONLY!
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1945 - A NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129624
Published by Daily Express. 1945. Almost very good condition.

Harrison printing with red endpapers. Pictorial card wraps showing Rupert flying in air on a bicycle with wings. Castle overlooking sea in background. Spine has been repaired with yellow cloth. 4.5" loss to bottom of original paper spine; quarter inch paper loss to top. Creasing to cover corners; some foxing and a few marks. What appear to be sticky glue marks to inside front cover and opposite on belongs to page. Name in ink in belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins. Some page corner creases. Illustrations are still lovely and bright!!!
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1973
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129519
Published by Daily Express. 1973. Very good condition.

Pictorial laminated boards - Rupert playing in a tree. 1st story Rupert and the Bouncers. The last cover design by Alfred Bestall - and the first with a white-faced Rupert. This change caused Bestall to resign. 115 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Bumping to corners. Belongs to box is clean. Price-cut. Foxing to outer page edges; some browning. A few pages have corner creases.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1976
No author listed. Illustrated by Alex Cubie.
Stock no. 2129518
Published by Daily Express. 1976. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial glazed boards - Rupert waving with a toy train. 1st story Rupert and the Jumping Men. 10x7 inches. 115 pages. Belongs to box is clean. Price-cut. Page edge browning.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1947 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129501
Published by Daily Express. 1947. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps - Rupert running after a tiny dragon. 1st story Rupert and the Top Hat. Wear and rubbing to spine and cover edges; creasing to corners. NOT price-cut. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. Page corner creasing. Some browning; occasional foxing.
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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. 2129446
Published by Egmont Uk Limited. 2016. 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. Not price-cut or Inscribed. A lovely copy!
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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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