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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 are bumped and worn. No names and price NOT cut however, magic paintings messily completed with transfer of colours to facing pages. A few small marks to textblock. Rear free-endpaper is torn and tape repaired.
Pictorial card wraps. A superb reproduction of the last soft-cover annual. Collectors' Limited Edition. ISBN: 1902836170. Light creasing to very corner tips. A few foxspots to outer page edges. Certificate of authenticity is present (Numbered: 07366). Slip case is very good - some wear and a few scuff marks.
RUPERT A BEAR'S LIFE
Written by George Perry. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2131184
Published by Pavilion Books; Michael Joseph. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The history of Rupert traced from the Fleet Street circulation battles through to the present day. Packed with illustrations including rare material never before published. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 169 pages includes bibliography of the Rupert annuals. 9.75 x 7". ISBN: 0907516769. Wrapper is price-cut with faded spine.
Colour pictorial glazed boards - Rupert climbing up a slope and waving. 1st story Rupert and the Outlaws. 10 x 7 inches. 115 pages. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. Price-cut. Contents are still very good.
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. Splits to base of spine, with some chipping and loss of laminate. Bumping and chipping to laminate at top of spine. Vertical crease to front cover. Name in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Foxing to outer page edges. Magic Paintings DONE, a couple are only partially coloured.
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. NOT price-cut or Inscribed. Page edge browning. Colour/spots to each Magic Painting page - but some are not completed.
Pictorial covers - Rupert, Bill Badger and Algy sitting on a fence. 120 pages. 1st story Rupert and Miranda. Painting page and puzzle pages. Spine has been taped and has wear and slight loss to top and tail. Corners are worn. Ink date to bottom of title page. NOT price-cut and belongs to box clean. Painting contest NOT done. Foxing to outer page edges.
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. Corners worn exposing board. Top and tail of spine worn with slight loss to base. Joints just starting to crack from top. Not price-cut. Name in belongs to box. A few margin marks. Colouring contest is not done. Contents generally nice and clean.
Colour pictorial card wraps - Rupert flying on winged bicycle. 1st story Rupert and the Reindeer. 9.5x7 inches. 120 pages. Covers are detached from contents, with heavy browning from glue/tape residue. Large split to base of spine; some chipping. Covers are creased to corners, with foxing. Child's writing in belongs to box in ink. NOT Price-cut. Page corner creasing. Orange scribble (e.g. on pages 15, 17, 19, 57 and more). Staining/browning to bottom of outer page edges/margins. A reading copy.
Colour pictorial glazed boards - Rupert climbing into a cave with a bucket and spade. 1st story Rupert and the Gomnies. 115 pages. 10 x 7inches. Spine a little bumped. Price-cut but not inscribed. Page edges a little browned. Contents very good.
RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 18 - RUPERT AND THE SEASIDE HOLIDAY
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2130870
Published by Daily Express. Circa 1953. Almost very good condition.
Pictorial cardwraps. Second story is 'Rupert and the Inventor'. Front cover shows Rupert in a speedboat. 22 pages. Colour illustrations. Name in pencil and number (18) in ink to front cover; also a few splash marks. Bottom 1" of spine is split. Grubby marks to rear cover. Contents are still very good - nice and clean and bright.
Pictorial boards and spine. Picture of Rupert drawing on wall on front cover. Colour pictures throughout. Bottom 1-2" of spine are split at one edge and then horizontally across - so a piece is dangling. Other splits to edges of spine; some chipping. Surface paper damage/loss to a couple of cover corners. Foxing to covers and to most pages throughout.