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RUPERT ANNUAL 1961
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319423
Published by Daily Express. 1961. Very good condition.

Pictorial laminated boards showing Rupert on a swing. 1st story Rupert and the Hearth-Rug. Includes puzzle page and Magic Painting pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. 1961 written to front cover (under title), erased but indentation of writing still evident. Heavy pencil date (1961) written to front free-endpaper. Child's name in felt-tip in belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Some grubby fingermarks to title-page. Red crayon mark to page 99. Maze NOT completed.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1990
Written by James Henderson. Illustrated by John Harrold.
Stock no. 1319421
Published by Daily Express. 1990. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

No. 55. 70th anniversary edition. Tall 4to pictorial glazed boards - Rupert on a bench with Baby Badger and Little Yum. 99 pages. Pictured by John Harrold. ISBN: 0850792061. Slight rubbing to edges of dustwrapper.

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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. 1319420
Published by Daily Express. Very 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. Rear cover is grubby, lower staple pulled at rear cover.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1939 (FACSIMILE) - THE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319411
Published by Daily Express. 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.

Facsimile of the 4th Rupert annual (1939). Colour pictorial boards, red cloth spine. Black/red/white illustrations throughout. 125 pages. The 'look and feel' of the original perfectly captured by this magnificent reproduction. ISBN: 085079241X. Slight rubbing to corners and a few small scuff marks to covers. Contents fine.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1939 (FACSIMILE) - THE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319201
Published by Daily Express. 1991. Nearly fine condition.

Facsimile of the 4th Rupert annual (1939). Colour pictorial boards, red cloth spine. Black/red/white illustrations throughout. 125 pages. The 'look and feel' of the original perfectly captured by this magnificent reproduction. ISBN: 085079241X. Still in original shrinkwrap but lower corners of book worn through and slightly rubbed. Old price sticker to rear cover/shrinkwrap.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1958
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2133349
Published by Daily Express. 1958. Very good condition.

This is the first Rupert annual to be dated on the inside title page. Colour illustrated boards showing Rupert leap-frogging over Bill Badger. First story 'Rupert and the Water-Lily'. 107 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a little chipping to laminate on spine. Name in ink to belongs to box. Price-cut. Foxing to outer page edges. Colouring contest has been attempted.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1961
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2133348
Published by Daily Express. 1961. Very good condition.

Pictorial laminated boards showing Rupert on a swing. 1st story Rupert and the Hearth-Rug. Includes puzzle page and Magic Painting pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning and some foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. Price-cut. Magic Paintings are mostly DONE; colour to all pages - although some are not done fully. A few margin marks. Vertical creasing to last few pages of book.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1968
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319130
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 bumped, slight rubbing to corners. Front cover is slightly warped. NOT price cut or inscribed. Magic Paintings UNTOUCHED although there is some very slight colour to the first one. Heavy foxing to contents.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1958
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1819697
Published by Daily Express. 1958. Slightly better than very good condition.

This is the first Rupert annual to be dated on the inside title page. Colour illustrated boards showing Rupert leap-frogging over Bill Badger. First story 'Rupert and the Water-Lily'. 107 pages. Small imperfect patch to laminate at bottom rear board edge. Boards are clean and bright. Backstrip complete. NOT price-cut OR inscribed. Puzzles and colouring contest NOT done. Light browning to text block. A lovely copy.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1946 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1819653
Published by Daily Express. 1946. Almost very good condition.

Colour pictorial card wraps - Rupert looking out through a window. 1st story - Rupert on Coon Island. 120 pages. 9.5 x 7 inches. This annual has not been reproduced in a facsimile edition. Covers rubbed, creased, foxed and worn. Rubbing to top & tail of spine with very slight loss. NOT price-cut. Name in belongs to box. Inside covers and text block grubby. A few minor marks to contents but generally clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1962
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318978
Published by Daily Express. 1962. Good condition.

Glazed boards - Rupert throwing a snowball on front cover. Magic painting pages. 115 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some grubby marks to covers. Child's name in black crayon to belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Lower page corner tipes have been charred. Magic Paintings have been messily completed with colours transferring to opposite pages. First magic painting page has child's biro writing to margins. Light page browning and fingering to contents.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1970
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1819559
Published by Daily Express. 1970. Almost very good condition.

Colour pictorial glazed boards - Rupert climbing up a slope and waving. 1st story Rupert and the Outlaws. 10 x 7 inches. 115 pages. Corners rubbed & bumped. Top & tail of spine rubbed & bumped. Front joint starting to crack from top. Small biro mark to front endpaper. Name in belongs to box. Pric-cut. First section a little loose in stitching. 2" loss to top of vertical edge of rear endpaper. Rear joint also cracking from top. Text block browned.

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