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RUPERT ANNUAL 1967
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2134447
Published by Daily Express. 1967. 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. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some chipping to laminate on spine. , which is also browned. Gold name label stuck to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Magic Paintings are DONE. Page edge browning. Illustrations are still lovely and bright!

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1961
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2134445
Published by Daily Express. 1961. Good condition.

Pictorial laminated boards showing Rupert on a swing. 1st story Rupert and the Hearth-Rug. Includes puzzle page and Magic Painting pages. Spine is browned and bumped. Wear top corners. Couple of inch splits to top and tail of spine. Front joint is cracked with stitching showing and pulling - binding is becoming weak. Yellow crayon to endpapers. Front endpaper is partially torn out at top. Name in ink with gold name label stuck over in belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Magic Paintings are DONE! A few damp/brown marks to margins on last few pages.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1969
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1320524
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 or inscribed. Light printing error of faint black streaks just besides the price on title-page. Contents clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1962
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2134338
Published by Daily Express. 1962. Almost very good condition.

Glazed boards - Rupert throwing a snowball on front cover. Magic painting pages. 115 pages. Spine is browned; small split to base. Bumping to corners; a few marks to covers. Names in ink; one scribbled out, with gold name label stuck over to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Foxing and a few other marks to outer page edges. A few margin marks. Magic Paintings are DONE.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1968
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2134336
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. Laminate to spine is chipped and partially coming off. Bumping to spine and corners. Name in crayon and gold name label stuck over it to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Last page has some ink/pencil doodles/writing. Pages 39/40 have a couple of splash marks. Magic Paintings are DONE. Some page edge browning.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 2013
No author listed. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall; Enid Ash; Stuart Trotter; John Harrold.
Stock no. 1320501
Published by Egmont Uk Limited. 2013. Nearly fine condition.

Cover shows a scene from "Rupert and the Go-Kart Race" - the new story by Stuart Trotter. Annual no. 78. ISBN: 9781405267656. Minimal rubbing at top of spine. Some very faint evidence of pencil erasure to front free-endpaper.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1936 - THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319929
Published by Daily Express. 1936. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The very first Rupert annual and the first Rupert book to be illustrated by Alfred Bestall. Red cloth with illustration of Rupert sitting reading on front cover. Black, red and white illustrations. The first time Rupert appeared wearing his now famous red jumper. (Tourtel's Rupert was dressed in blue). 124 pages. First story is Rupert and the Wonderful Kite. Spine and corners bumped, some slight darkening of cloth at lower edges. Child's name in ink in belongs to box. Foxing to contents. Painting pages UNTOUCHED. Some light fingering but contents generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with loss to base of spine and slight loss to top of spine and corners, grubby and lightly foxed. Dustwrapper is not as bad as it sounds - an excellent copy in a scarce dustwrapper.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1958
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1820897
Published by Daily Express. 1958. Very good condition.

This is the first Rupert annual to be dated on the inside title page. Colour illustrated boards showing Rupert leap-frogging over Bill Badger. First story 'Rupert and the Water-Lily'. 107 pages. Boards nice and bright, spine very slightly faded. NOT price-cut. Name in belongs-to box. Child's writing in red ink to title page. A few grubby margin marks. Colouring contest part DONE.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1953 (FACSIMILE) - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1820892
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 2003. Slightly better than very good condition.

Collectors' Limited Edition Reproduction. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1904329330. Spine lightly faded/sunned. Certificate present. This is book 07534. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is slightly faded to open edges.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1962
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319645
Published by Daily Express. 1962. Good condition.

Glazed boards - Rupert throwing a snowball on front cover. Magic painting pages. 115 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Split to rear edge of spine has been tape repaired with old tape now coming away. Endpapers partly browned. Writing in belongs to box has been erased leaving a white mark. Price NOT cut. Magic paintings done. One hinge is cracked. Contents are marked and there are red biro scribbles/doodles to a few pages.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1961
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319639
Published by Daily Express. 1961. Very good condition.

Pictorial laminated boards showing Rupert on a swing. 1st story Rupert and the Hearth-Rug. Includes puzzle page and Magic Painting pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Endpapers partly browned. NOT price cut or inscribed. Magic paintings completed and butterfly maze completed in biro.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1967
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319638
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 and slightly worn. Name in belongs to box has been erased. Price cut. Magic paintings messily completed and paper for these has browned. Light foxing to textblock.

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