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RUPERT ANNUAL 1991
Written by James Henderson; Ian Robinson. Illustrated by John Harrold; Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2127023
Published by Daily Express. 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.

Tall format glazed boards - Rupert on rock at seashore with dove. Pictorial endpapers by Alfred Bestall, cover design by John Harrold. ISBN: 0850792428. Not price-cut or Inscribed. Foxing to outer page edges.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1938 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2126694
Published by Daily Express. 1938. Very good condition.

The third Rupert annual. 1st story Rupert and the Daffodils. Colour pictorial boards. Red cloth spine. 126 pages. 10x7.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A little chipping along cover edges. A few marks to spine. Name in ink to belongs to box. Some margin/page edge marks. Chipping to edges of last few pages of book. Overall, still a very good copy!

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1946 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2126449
Published by Daily Express. 1946. 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. Tape marks/glue residue to spine, cover edges and hinges internally. A couple of splits to spine; some chipping, with a little loss. Scuff marks and edge-chipping to rear cover. Name in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Foxing. Staples have rusted through some pages.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1958 (FACSIMILE)
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2126230
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 2006. Fine condition.

Limited Edition Facsimile. Limited to 7,000 copies. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Front cover shows Rupert leap frogging over Bill Badger. ISBN: 0850793211. Page browning and a couple of foxspots to outer page edges. Has limited edition certificate; book number 5124. Slip case has bumped edges with a few marks.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1968
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2126226
Published by Daily Express. 1968. Slightly better than very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards - Rupert & chums watching large ball coming down from the sky. The last Rupert annual to include Magic Paintings. 10 x 7 inches. 115 pages. Light bumping to spine and a couple of corners. NOT price-cut or Inscribed. A little foxing to outer page edges. Illustrations are lovely and bright! Magic Paintings: One has been partially completed, with a little transfer to painting on opposite page.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1968
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2126224
Published by Daily Express. 1968. Slightly better than very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards - Rupert & chums watching large ball coming down from the sky. The last Rupert annual to include Magic Paintings. 10 x 7 inches. 115 pages. A little bumping to a couple of corners and top and tail of spine. NOT price-cut or inscribed. Page browning. First Magic Painting has been done; rest are NOT touched!

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1967
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1610694
Published by Daily Express. 1967. Almost very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards - Rupert on snow-covered hill pulling a dog on a sledge. 1st story Rupert and the Lost List. Magic Painting pages. Spine and corners bumped. Spine is worn at top & tail, with some splitting at base of spine; board edges have some wear. NOT price-cut. Belongs To box completed. Most of the Magic Paintings have been attempted.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1968
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1610693
Published by Daily Express. 1968. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards - Rupert & chums watching large ball coming down from the sky. The last Rupert annual to include Magic Paintings. 10 x 7 inches. 115 pages. Spine and corners bumped, with a little wear. Inscription to front endpaper. NOT price-cut. Belongs To box completed in ink. Grubby mark to list of contents. Scattered foxing. Four of the Magic Paintings have been completed; four appear to be untouched.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1973
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1610692
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. Spine and corners bumped. Price-cut (affecting corner of text on first page). Belongs To box completed in ink. Contents bright.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1936 (FACSIMILE) - THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2125669
Published by Daily Express. 1985. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine 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. Couple of corners and base of spine are lightly bumped. Contents are fine! This is Copy No. 5003. Wrapper is edge-creased; still has wraparound band, which has a couple of small nicks.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1954 - THE NEW RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1610646
Published by Daily Express. 1954. Fair 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. Spine and corners bumped and worn; some patches of surface loss and damage to laminate. Front and rear joints are split, with the boards becoming detached. Belongs-to box completed, underlining to Contents box. NOT price-cut. Painting Contest COMPLETED. A reading copy only.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1969
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1610642
Published by Daily Express. 1969. Very good condition.

Colour laminated boards - Rupert sitting on rock looking into stream. 1st story Rupert & the Whistlefish. 10 x 7 inches. 115 pages. Spine and corners bumped. NOT price-cut (but price has been mis-aligned when printing). NOT inscribed.

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