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RUPERT ANNUAL 1955 (FACSIMILE)
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1317210
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 2004. Fine condition.

Limited edition of 11,000 copies. Reproduction of the 1955 annual. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Slight rubbing to corners of slipcase.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1963 (FACSIMILE)
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1317208
Published by Egmont Children's Books Ltd.. 2008. Fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards showing Rupert sitting in rock holding fishing net containing the Merboy. Limited Edition Reproduction. ISBN: 9781405241120. Slipcase is just a little rubbed at corners.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1962
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2124086
Published by Daily Express. 1962. Almost very good condition.

Glazed boards - Rupert throwing a snowball on front cover. Magic painting pages. 115 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fading to covers. Name in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. MAGIC PAINTINGS are Done - with couple of inch tear to first one. Page edge browning.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1947 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2123939
Published by Daily Express. 1947. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps - Rupert running after a tiny dragon. 1st story Rupert and the Top Hat. Top corner of front cover has been torn off; a few edge-tears to cover; one horizontally across front cover (around 1cm in length). Small bits of loss to base of spine; looks like rest has been glued back on. Some scuffs and wear to covers. Name in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. A few marks to outer page edges. Page browning. Illustrations are still nice and bright.

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RUPERT A BEAR'S LIFE
Written by George Perry. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2123930
Published by Bramley Books. Circa 1991. Nearly fine 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. ISBN: 1858339782. 4th printing of this edition. Wrapper spine is faded.

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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. 1609743
Published by Egmont Uk Limited. 2016. 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. NOT inscribed.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1956 - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2123543
Published by Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. 1956. Good condition.

Colour laminated boards - Rupert flying through the air on a sledge. 107 pages. Painting page, cinema show and puzzle pages. A Daily Express annual. Not published in facsimile form as some of the content was considered politically incorrect. Large split (3-4") to top of spine; some loss to backstrip. Small tear to base of spine; some chipping. NOT price-cut. Inscription in ink to belongs to page. Cinema Strip to page 81 has been cut off and is MISSING! Garden Puzzle to page 4 is outlined in pencil.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 4 - RUPERT AND THE WRONG PRESENTS
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1407195
Published by Daily Express. 1949. Almost very good condition.

Telling how Rupert came to meet Santa Claus through a mistake in the Christmas presents. 2nd story: Rupert's Good Turn. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Tears to top and bottom of spine. Small piece missing from bottom of rear cover. Corners rubbed. Covers a little grubby. Staples a little rusty. A few light foxspots.

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THE BOY NEXT DOOR
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1407030
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1944. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Three children, home for the holidays find a mysterious boy living next-door. Red cloth, black titles. Black and white illustrations. 184 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Fading to spine and board edges. Small split in cloth at top of spine. Small bookseller's label to top of front pastedown. Boards are slightly bowed. Foxing mainly to page edges. Bottom corner of some pages lightly creased. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some tears (including to front fold and spine) and creasing. Some of the tears have been mended on verso with clear tape. Some loss to top and bottom of spine. Chipping to corners. Light foxing to verso.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 7 - RUPERT AND THE LITTLE PLANE
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1609555
Published by Daily Express. 1950. Good condition.

Two stories: Rupert and the Little Plane and Rupert and the Mystery Voice. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Name to front and rear cover, number to corner of rear cover. Contents detached. Staples rusted. Foxing to rear cover.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 11 - RUPERT AND THE LITTLE TREE
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1609553
Published by Daily Express. 1952. Very good condition.

Title story Rupert And The Little Tree. Also includes Rupert's Rainy Adventure. Both stories by Bestall, the Little Tree being an original for the series. The Rainy Adventure was published 1942. 20 pages. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Name to front and rear cover, number to corner of rear cover. Small split at base of spine. Foxing to some margins and rear cover.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 14 - RUPERT IN THE TREE TOPS
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall; Alex Cubie.
Stock no. 1609551
Published by Daily Express. 1952. Good condition.

1st story Rupert in the Tree Tops, originally published in 1936. Also includes Rupert and the Woodland Magic, illustrated by Alex Cubie. 20 pages. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. Name to front and rear cover. Splitting along spine, covers detached from lower staple. Foxing to some margins. Corners creased.

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