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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 7 - RUPERT AND THE LITTLE PLANE
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2128600
Published by Daily Express. Circa 1950. Very good condition.

Two stories: Rupert and the Little Plane and Rupert and the Mystery Voice. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Small nick to base of spine; some other wear and light chipping. Small splash to front cover. Browning to rear cover. Corner creasing to first few pages. Illustrations are still bright.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 12 - RUPERT AND NEDDY
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Enid Ash; Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2128599
Published by Daily Express. Circa 1952. Slightly better than very good condition.

Title story Rupert And Neddy. Also includes Rupert And The Silent Dog, an original Bestall story for this series. 22 pages. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. A few foxspots and marks to rear cover. Light creasing to corners. Contents are still excellent!

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 6 - RUPERT AND THE BLACK MOTH
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2128598
Published by Daily Express. Circa 1950. Very good condition.

Rupert and the Black Moth and Rupert and the Iron key. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Couple of small nicks/chips to top and tail of spine. A little creasing to cover corners. Browning to rear cover. Staples have rusted. Contents are very good - illustrations are bright!

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1940 - RUPERT'S ADVENTURE BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2127423
Published by Daily Express. 1940. Good condition.

Pictorial boards and spine. Picture of Rupert drawing on wall on front cover. Colour pictures throughout. Splits to both sides of spine - but webbing from binding is holding covers and contents together. Some chipping to cover edges, with heavy wear. Scuffing; a bit of surface paper damage. Surface paper damage to belongs to box, where name has been erased. Foxing to endpapers, pastedowns and outer page edges. A few hinges are pulled.

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RUPERT A BEAR'S LIFE
Written by George Perry. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2127084
Published by Pavilion Books; Michael Joseph. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than 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 spine is faded.

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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. 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. 1610641
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. Belongs-to box completed in ink. NOT price-cut. A few foxspots.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 2 - RUPERT AND UNCLE BRUNO
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2125104
Published by Daily Express. Very good condition.

A Bestall story originally published in 1938. Story title Rupert and Uncle Bruno. A strange accident to Uncle Bruno leads to a robber's secret hiding place. 9.5x7 inches. 16 pages. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Some marks to covers. Creasing to rear cover. Inscription in ink to inside front cover. A few light margin marks. Illustrations are still lovely and bright.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1955 (FACSIMILE)
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1317292
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 2004. Fine condition.

Limited edition of 11,000 copies. Reproduction of the 1955 annual. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Some slight foxing to endpapers. Slipcase is slightly rubbed at corners.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1950 (FACSIMILE) - ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1317287
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Collectors' Limited Edition Reproduction. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1902836324. Foxing else a fine copy. Copy no. 4457. Slipcase is a little bumped at spine.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1945 (FACSIMILE) - A NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1317284
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. Top rear corner is slightly worn else a fine copy. Copy no. 5142. Foxspots to slipcase and some wear to lower edge.

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