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RUPERT ANNUAL 1961
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319639
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 slightly bumped and rubbed. Endpapers partly browned. NOT price cut or inscribed. Magic paintings completed and butterfly maze completed in biro.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1967
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319638
Published by Daily Express. 1967. Almost very good condition.

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 bumped and slightly worn. Name in belongs to box has been erased. Price cut. Magic paintings messily completed and paper for these has browned. Light foxing to textblock.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1959
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319577
Published by Daily Express. 1959. Almost very good condition.

Laminated pictorial boards. Front cover has head and shoulders of Rupert with sea in the background. First story is Rupert and the Copper Bird. Spine and corners bumped, slight wear to spine. NO names, price NOT cut. Some pencil marks to a few pages. Butterfly puzzle and colour contest partially done. Contents generally clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1991
Written by James Henderson; Ian Robinson. Illustrated by John Harrold; Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319568
Published by Daily Express. 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.

Tall format glazed boards - Rupert on rock at seashore with dove. Pictorial endpapers by Alfred Bestall, cover design by John Harrold. ISBN: 0850792428. A couple of tiny nicks at lower edge of front cover. Contents fine.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1977
No author listed. Illustrated by Alex Cubie.
Stock no. 2133961
Published by Daily Express. 1977. Very good condition.

Pictorial glazed boards - Rupert walking with 2 penguins. 1st story Rupert and the Winkybickies. The last Rupert annual drawn by Alex Cubie. 115 pages. 10x7 inches. ISBN: 0850790832. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small tear to base of spine. NOT price-cut or Inscribed. Page edge browning and foxing.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1976
No author listed. Illustrated by Alex Cubie.
Stock no. 2133960
Published by Daily Express. 1976. Almost very good condition.

Colour pictorial glazed boards - Rupert waving with a toy train. 1st story Rupert and the Jumping Men. 10x7 inches. 115 pages. 1" tear to base of spine. Corners are bumped. NOT price-cut Or Inscribed. Foxing to outer page edges.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1954 - THE NEW RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319530
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. Spine and corners bumped, damage to top and tail of spine with split at tail. Slight wear and grubbiness to cover edges. Inscription in ink to top margin of contents page. Messy child's pencil name and address in belongs to box (some evidence of prior erarsure). Price NOT cut. Painting contest page completed but still intact. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins. Endpapers slightly browned and textblock a little grubby.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1979
No author listed. Illustrated by John Harrold.
Stock no. 1319526
Published by Daily Express. 1979. Very good condition.

Pictorial glazed boards - Rupert sitting on a log with a dragon and Spring Imp. 1st story Rupert and the Penguins. 10x7 inches. 115 pages. Minimal bumping and rubbing to spine and corners. Name and date in biro to belongs to box. Price NOT cut (but has been folded causing a light crease). Contents fine.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1942 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319509
Published by Daily Express. 1942. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps - Rupert waving from castle ramparts. Produced during the second world war when paper shortages were at their worst, this is the rarest of all the Rupert annuals. Printed only by Harrison. Covers are edge rubbed and just a little grubby. Splits and some slight wear to top and tail of spine but otherwise spine complete. Small dent to centre of spine. Price NOT cut. Inscription in ink in belongs to box. Textblock is a bit grubby, some foxing to textblock. A few grubby fingermarks to page margins. Inside rear covers are grubby (browned glue from binding process is evident at hinge), small patch of surface paper damage affecting printers' details. A decent copy of a scarce Rupert annual.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1936 (FACSIMILE) - THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319499
Published by Daily Express. 1985. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Collectors numbered edition. Facsimile of the first Rupert annual (1936). Red/black pictorial cloth. Red, black and white illustrations throughout. A collectors item in itself. ISBN: 0850791499. Spine bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper and wrap around band are sunned to spine, band is slightly foxed and has a couple of small tears.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1947 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319497
Published by Daily Express. 1947. Good condition.

Pictorial card wraps - Rupert running after a tiny dragon. 1st story Rupert and the Top Hat. Covers are worn, lightly foxed and grubby. Top and tail of spine have slight loss. Name and address in red ink in belongs to box. Page corner tips creased. Light foxing and page browning else contents clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1946 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319496
Published by Daily Express. 1946. 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 slightly edge rubbed. Staples have rusted causing some brown spots to spine edges. Inscription in ink in belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Puzzles NOT done. Contents clean.

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