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LUCIE ATTWELL'S ANNUAL 1924
Written by Mabel Lucie Attwell. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2140867
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1924. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Front cover shows little girl in green frock, holding green basket in which a pixie is riding. Another five pixies are walking alongside. Some 'creasing'/scuffing to covers, with browning and marks. Inscription in ink to belongs to box; browning. Foxing and browning to varying degrees throughout the book. Margin tear to top of one plate page.

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LUCIE ATTWELL'S ANNUAL 1933
Written by Mabel Lucie Attwell. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2140864
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1933. Almost very good condition.

Fuschia pictorial covers. Front cover shows little girl with green umbrella dog and slogan "Hul-lo everyone! Full of Good Things". Colour plates and two-tone illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; chipping/surface paper damage. Some scuffing to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Name in ink to belongs to box. Foxing and browning to varying degrees throughout book.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1967
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1323073
Published by Daily Express. 1967. 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. No facsimile produced for this year. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Tiny indentation to lower edge of front cover. Not inscribed and not price-cut. 2" tear to lower edge of title-page has been neatly repaired. There are a few colour splodges to the magic paintings but on the whole they have NOT been completed. A few page corner tips are slightly creased. A very nice copy.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1942 (FACSIMILE) - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2139664
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1994. Nearly fine condition.

A limited and numbered collectors edition of the 1942 Rupert book - the most scarce of all the Rupert annuals due to wartime paper shortages. Colour pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. 118 pages. ISBN: 1874507252. Spine is faded with tiny nicks to top and tail. Contents are fine. Slip case is near fine. Copy No. 3108.

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LOUIS WAIN'S ANNUAL
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 2138094
Published by Anthony Treherne & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1901. Good condition.

Edited by Stanhope Sprigg. The first Louis Wain annual. Pictorial paperwraps depict black cat with white paws positioned between two floral displays watching a trio of mice and skipping rope. Many b/w illustrations of anthropomorphic cats in Wain's comical style. 2nd edition of the 1st annual. Original spine is MISSING; has been rebacked with original front and rear covers laid onto new spine. Many tape mark repairs to edges of both covers; foxed and creased with some chipping and pieces of loss. However, contents are generally still very good, especially for this age; some foxing/browning.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1950 - ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1322844
Published by Daily Express. 1950. Almost very good condition.

Annual format returns to hardback with this issue but is much thinner than earlier hardbacks. Pictorial boards - Rupert riding a huge seashell. 1st story Rupert's Silver Trumpet. 120 pages. 10x7 ins. Covers are slightly edge rubbed.Tiny amount of loss to base of spine, small tear (but no loss) at top of spine. Name and address in pencil in belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Puzzle pages are clean and unused. Contents are beautifully bright and clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1942 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2137387
Published by Daily Express. 1942. 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. Front cover and spine are 'detached' from the binding; covers are holding on by rear join. Bottom 2" of spine are MISSING; a further 1" of surface paper loss. Creasing to cover corners; some grubby marks. Surface paper damage to bottom half of front cover, where a sticker has been; remains of sticker. NOT price-cut. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. Grubby margins throughout. Binding at page 72/73 is mis-placed (stitching in wrong place). Illustrations are still lovely and bright!

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1947 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2137385
Published by Daily Express. 1947. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps - Rupert running after a tiny dragon. 1st story Rupert and the Top Hat. Light wear to top an tail of spine, which has a little browning. Name/inscription in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. A few marks to belongs to page. Browning to pages, but puzzles are clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1946 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2136925
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. Spine is browned and worn with small chips to top and tail. Cover corners have some creasing. NOT price-cut. Belongs to box is CLEAN. Page edge and margin browning, but illustrations are nice and bright. Indentation marks to top of outer page edges for most of the book.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1940 - RUPERT'S ADVENTURE BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1321969
Published by Daily Express. 1940. Fair condition.

Pictorial boards and spine. Picture of Rupert drawing on wall on front cover. Colour pictures throughout. Covers are worn, grubby and scuffed. Inscription in ink to front pastedown and name and address in belongs to box. Doodles/scribbles to both pastedowns have been partially erased. Pencil doodles to verso of title-page. Contents are very grubby with some stains at margins and some tears. A good copy to work with.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1955
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1321968
Published by Daily Express. 1955. Slightly better than very good condition.

Colour laminated boards - Rupert hiking in a field. 1st story Rupert and Poll Parrot. 10x7 inches. 107 pages. Minimal bumping and rubbing spine and corners, a few tiny marks to covers. NOT price cut, belongs to box clean. No names or inscriptions. Painting contest page clean and puzzle pages untouched. Endpapers lightly browned, some wrinkling to pastedowns caused by binding process.

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LUCIE ATTWELL'S CHILDREN'S BOOK 1929
Written by Mabel Lucie Attwell. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2135599
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Front cover shows about twenty small characters including tin soldier and large yellow duck in blue bonnet. 8 gorgeous colour plates and numerous b/w drawings. Large format. Onlay to spine has chipping and a bit of loss in places. Onlay to front cover has scuffing and marks. Foxing and browning to various degrees throughout. 8 colour plates are all present.

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