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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. 128 pages. 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 2013
No author listed. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall; Enid Ash; Stuart Trotter; John Harrold.
Stock no. 1316953
Published by Egmont Uk Limited. 2013. Slightly better than very good condition.

Cover shows a scene from "Rupert and the Go-Kart Race" - the new story by Stuart Trotter. Annual no. 78. ISBN: 9781405267656. Residue from a sticker to front cover else a fine copy.
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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.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1954 - THE NEW RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2123827
Published by Daily Express. 1954. Almost very good condition.

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. Small splits to top of spine. Inscriptions in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Painting page has been REMOVED.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1954 - THE NEW RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2123816
Published by Daily Express. 1954. Fair condition.

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. Bottom third of spine is MISSING! Other pieces of loss to spine, with messy tape repairs horizontally across. Front pastedown and endpaper have corresponding tears and tape repairs. Name in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Rear joint has been repaired, with now yellowed tape. Painting Contest to rear of book has been completed. A couple of page tears, with tape repairs. A working copy only!
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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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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RUPERT ANNUAL 1985
Written by Alfred Bestall; James Henderson. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall; John Harrold.
Stock no. 2123377
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 1985. Slightly better than very good condition.

Rupert on Bill and Algy's shoulders with chums. The 50th anniversary annual - a salute to Alfred Bestall, the 1st illustrator of Rupert annuals. Contains a story from each of the 6 decades since the 1st Rupert annual. The 1st four stories are by Bestall. A keepsake for collectors. ISBN: 0850791545.
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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 ANNUAL 1969
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1507548
Published by Daily Express. 1969. Slightly better than 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 with a little wear. About 9 horizontal cuts to front edge of spine, one is deep enough to be visible on front joint inside. Light scratch to front cover by Rupert's head. Book: name in belongs to box. Price-cut. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents very good.
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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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