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RUPERT ANNUAL 1949
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2113912
Published by Daily Express. 1949. Good condition.

Last Rupert annual issued in card wraps - Rupert carol singing. 1st story Rupert & Ninky. 120 pages. 9.5x7 ins. Spine has 2" loss to base and 1.5" loss to top; smaller bit of loss to middle. Cover corners are creased. Some foxing. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Contents are still very good; a few margin marks, else contents are bright.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1963
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1312297
Published by Daily Express. 1963. Almost very good condition.

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. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Price cut. Name and address in biro in belongs to box. Some page corners and corner tips lightly creased. Centre pages of magic paintings (pages 65-68) are missing, the rest of the magic paintings have been neatly completed.

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THE MAGIC APPLE AND OTHER STORIES
No author listed. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1312279
Published by George Newnes Limited. Good condition.

Large format. Brown paper wraps with black illustrations. B/w illustrations throughout. Covers are worn at spine and corners, page corner tips also slightly worn. Staples rusty and a couple of small marks to covers. A few small marks to page margins else contents clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1951 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1311902
Published by Daily Express. 1951. Almost very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards - Rupert at front of a huge snow scene. 1st story Rupert and Doctor Lion. 124 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Spine browned. Some light browning to covers. Inscription in ink (and date) in belongs to box. Price NOT cut. There is a light musty smell to the contents and some usual creasing at top inner margins (from binding process). Contents clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1959
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1710467
Published by Daily Express. 1959. Almost very good condition.

Laminated pictorial boards. Front cover has head and shoulders of Rupert with sea in the background. First story is Rupert and the Copper Bird. Corners bumped with some wear. Front endpaper creased. A few finger marks to margins. Colouring contents part completed with name in ink to entry form. Patch of surface paper loss to rear pastedown. Belongs to box clean and not price-cut.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1951 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2110632
Published by Daily Express. 1951. Almost very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards - Rupert at front of a huge snow scene. 1st story Rupert and Doctor Lion. 124 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Split to spine at rear, which has been neatly repaired. Some foxing. Not price-cut or inscribed. Some foxing and grubby margin marks.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1938 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1206532
Published by Daily Express. 1938. Good condition.

The third Rupert annual. 1st story Rupert and the Black Daffodil. (Contents page differs to title). Colour pictorial boards. Red cloth spine. 126 pages. 10 x 7.5 inches. Edges and corners worn. Spine slightly faded and spotted. No name in belongs to box. Top corners of title page torn off. Some colouring to contents. Pages 68/69 have remains of silver foil partially covering pictures and text. Front joint cracked. Some hinges pulled. Foxspots throughout.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 20 - RUPERT AND THE WILD GOOSE CHASE
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1206520
Published by Daily Express. 1954. Slightly better than very good condition.

Title story Rupert And The Wild Goose Chase. Also includes Rupert And The Glowing Pool. 22 pages. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Faint browning to edge of rear cover. Front cover beautifully bright and clean. A few pages have light fingermarks and foxspots mainly to margins.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 20 - RUPERT AND THE WILD GOOSE CHASE
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1706110
Published by Daily Express. 1954. Very good condition.

Title story Rupert And The Wild Goose Chase. Also includes Rupert And The Glowing Pool. 22 pages. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. 1/2" split to base of spine. Spine rubbed.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1952 - MORE RUPERT ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1306454
Published by Daily Express. 1952. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial boards - Rupert waving from tree branch. 1st story Rupert & the Mare's Nest. 120 pages. 10 x 7 ins. Spine and corners bumped, 2cm loss to base of spine. Covers slightly grubby. Child's name and address in ink in belongs to box (small ink mark opposite). Price NOT cut. Endpapers lightly browned else contents clean.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 20 - RUPERT AND THE WILD GOOSE CHASE
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1306447
Published by Daily Express. 1954. Good condition.

Title story Rupert And The Wild Goose Chase. Also includes Rupert And The Glowing Pool. 22 pages. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Covers edge worn with some creasing. REar cover is grubby with some scribbles (pen and crayon). Splits to top and tail of spine. Fingering to page margins. Staples rusty.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 5 - THE BIG GAME HUNT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1106828
Published by Daily Express. Nearly fine condition.

Rupert's Big Game Hunt and Rupert and the Banjo. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Staples have started to rust, with a few marks and foxing to rear cover. Contents are lovely and bright!

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