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RUPERT ANNUAL 1991
Written by James Henderson; Ian Robinson. Illustrated by John Harrold; Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319568
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. A couple of tiny nicks at lower edge of front cover. Contents fine.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 2015
Written by Stephanie Milton. Illustrated by Stuart Trotter; John Harrold; Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319566
Published by Egmont Uk Limited. 2015. Fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. The 80th year! Front cover shows Rupert in diving suit, riding sea monster, with key in his hand. Contains stories and illustrations from different previous Rupert annuals. ISBN: 9781405279000. SIGNED by the artist by means of a dedication (Best Wishes, Steve) to title-page. Includes a little card for "The Followers of Rupert The 2015 Signed Annual".

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RUPERT ANNUAL 2012
Written by Beth Harwood; Stuart Trotter. Illustrated by Stuart Trotter; Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319564
Published by Egmont Uk Limited. 2012. Fine condition.

Cover shows Rupert at the seaside holding his suitcase and a bucket and spade. Annual no. 77. ISBN: 9781405263412. SIGNED by the artist by means of a dedication (to Steve) to title-page. Contents fine. Includes a card stating "annual no. 96", a limited number of annuals were signed at The Followers of Rupert AGM for 2012.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 2011
Written by Alfred Bestall; Beth Harwood. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall; Stuart Trotter.
Stock no. 1319557
Published by Egmont Uk Limited. 2011. Fine condition.

Cover: Rupert being held and flown by Robo. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. 3 Bestall stories previously published and 1 new Harwood/Trotter story. No. 76. ISBN: 9781405257084. SIGNED by the artist by means of a dedication (to Steve) on the title-page. Includes a voucher for lunch for the Follwers of Rupert AGM 2011 and a card with annual no. 86 also inserted. Contents fine.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1945 (FACSIMILE) - A NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319531
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Collector's Limited Edition Facsmile of the 1945 soft cover Rupert Annual. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1874507945. Minimal rubbing to corners. Slight fading to spine. Contained in slipcase which is slightly rubbed at corners.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1942 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319509
Published by Daily Express. 1942. Very good condition.

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. Covers are edge rubbed and just a little grubby. Splits and some slight wear to top and tail of spine but otherwise spine complete. Small dent to centre of spine. Price NOT cut. Inscription in ink in belongs to box. Textblock is a bit grubby, some foxing to textblock. A few grubby fingermarks to page margins. Inside rear covers are grubby (browned glue from binding process is evident at hinge), small patch of surface paper damage affecting printers' details. A decent copy of a scarce Rupert annual.

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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. 2133894
Published by Egmont Uk Limited. 2016. Nearly 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. SIGNED by Stuart Trotter, with dedication to a previous owner on title page. Also contains a small laminated card that says 'The Followers of Rupert 2016 Signed Annual.

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THE LIFE AND WORKS OF ALFRED BESTALL
Written by Caroline G. Bott. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2133893
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The life of Alfred Bestall, best known as the illustrator of Rupert Bear. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour plates and many b/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 074756194X. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner on title page. Browning to pages. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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ALFRED BESTALL'S PUNCH & TATLER DRAWINGS & PAINTINGS
Written by Caroline G. Bott. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2133879
1st 2010. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. Spine is faded.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1936 (FACSIMILE) - THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319499
Published by Daily Express. 1985. Nearly fine condition in a very good 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. Spine bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper and wrap around band are sunned to spine, band is slightly foxed and has a couple of small tears.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1960
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319495
Published by Daily Express. 1960. Very good condition.

Glazed boards. Front cover shows Rupert with lantern, pulling a large sledge of holly. Magic painting pages. 115 pages. Spine bumped. Child's name in red biro in belongs to box and some other writing to top margin of title-page. Price NOT cut. Magic paintings done. Crossword done.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1965
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319494
Published by Daily Express. 1965. Almost very good condition.

Glazed boards. Front cover shows Rupert carrying a Christmas tree. 1st story Rupert & Gaffer. Magic Painting pages. 115 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Erased pencil score marks to front cover. NO names, price NOT cut. Magic paintings completed. Pencil marks to some pages. Pencil marks to some pages (some erased). Foxing to textblock.

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