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Laminated pictorial boards showing Rupert sitting on a rock having just caught a Merchild in his fishing net. 1st story Rupert and the Birthday Present. 115 pages. Tiny knocks to top and tail of spine. NOT price-cut OR Inscribed. Magic Paintings are CLEAN and NOT done. Illustrations are lovely and bright. A very nice copy indeed!
Annual format returns to hardback with this issue but is much thinner than earlier hardbacks. Pictorial boards - Rupert riding a huge seashell. 1st story Rupert's Silver Trumpet. 120 pages. 10x7 ins. Covers are slightly edge rubbed.Tiny amount of loss to base of spine, small tear (but no loss) at top of spine. Name and address in pencil in belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Puzzle pages are clean and unused. Contents are beautifully bright and clean.
Pictorial paper wraps. Front cover shows Rupert running with a little dog on a lead. A rainbow is in the background. 1st story is Rupert and Jack Frost. 120 pages. 9.5 x 7 inches. Slight rubbing and creasing to covers, there is a light vertical crease to centre of front cover. Name and address in ink in belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Some faint pencil marks to Balloon Puzzle. Some lower page corner tips creased. Last 40 pages are browned but clean.
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. Front cover and spine are 'detached' from the binding; covers are holding on by rear join. Bottom 2" of spine are MISSING; a further 1" of surface paper loss. Creasing to cover corners; some grubby marks. Surface paper damage to bottom half of front cover, where a sticker has been; remains of sticker. NOT price-cut. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. Grubby margins throughout. Binding at page 72/73 is mis-placed (stitching in wrong place). Illustrations are still lovely and bright!
Pictorial card wraps - Rupert running after a tiny dragon. 1st story Rupert and the Top Hat. Light wear to top an tail of spine, which has a little browning. Name/inscription in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. A few marks to belongs to page. Browning to pages, but puzzles are clean.
RUPERT ANNUAL 1939 (FACSIMILE) - THE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1322770
Published by Daily Express. 1991. Very good condition.
Facsimile of the 4th Rupert annual (1939). Colour pictorial boards, red cloth spine. Black/red/white illustrations throughout. 125 pages. The 'look and feel' of the original perfectly captured by this magnificent reproduction. ISBN: 085079241X. Covers slightly edge rubbed. Evidence of removal of a small label to front cover. Contents fine.
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. 2" split to base of spine. Some marks and wear to covers. Name in ink to inside front cover. Foxing and some margin marks, but contents are generally still very good.
Laminated boards - front cover shows Rupert on a rock waving a camera. 1st story Rupert and the Dover Sole. Magic Painting pages. 114 pages. 10 x 7 inches. No facsimile produced for this year. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping to corners. Belongs to box has erased pencil details. NOT price-cut. Foxing to outer page edges. Browning. MAGIC paintings are partially done. 4 have colour to them, the rest are untouched. Illustrations are still lovely and bright.
Pictorial paper wraps. Front cover shows Rupert running with a little dog on a lead. A rainbow is in the background. 1st story is Rupert and Jack Frost. 120 pages. 9.5 x 7 inches. Some rubbing to cover edges and a few small tears at edges. "garden" written twice in ink to front cover. Name in belongs to box and above and "make" written in ink beside the box. Price NOT cut. Contents are slightly grubby from fingering.
RUPERT ANNUAL 1938 (FACSIMILE) - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2136997
Published by Daily Express. 1989. Slightly better than very good condition.
Reproduction of the third Rupert annual. Pictorial paper-covered boards showing Rupert waving from a tree. Red cloth spine. Red, black and white pictures throughout. 125 pages. ISBN: 0850791979. Some wear to a couple of edges. This is Copy Number 10668. Light page browning, but contents are excellent! Original wrap around band is still present - in very good condition - some scuffs and wear - a little creasing.
Dark blue laminated boards. Front cover shows Rupert and chums in a flying saucer. First story - Rupert and the Magic Ball. Includes Magic Paintings. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A little chipping to top and tail of spine. Slight surface paper damage to top of front endpaper. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Dot-to-dot has been completed in ink to pages 32/33. Magic Paintings are DONE! Couple of small margin tears/nicks to these pages. Wrinkling to margins of some pages - especially magic paining pages and ones near to them. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Illustrations are still lovely and bright!
RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 14 - RUPERT IN THE TREE TOPS
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall; Alex Cubie.
Stock no. 2136976
Published by Daily Express. 1st 1952. Very good condition.
1st story Rupert in the Tree Tops, originally published in 1936. Also includes Rupert and the Woodland Magic, illustrated by Alex Cubie. 20 pages. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. Wear to cover edges. Some corner creasing. Small tear hole to rear cover and some grubby marks.