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Last Rupert annual issued in card wraps - Rupert carol singing. 1st story Rupert & Ninky. 120 pages. 9.5x7 ins. Covers are slightly edge rubbed. There is slight chipping at top and tail of spine and lower corners of covers are a tiny bit creased. Name in ink in belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Contents are clean.
RUPERT ANNUAL 1985
Written by Alfred Bestall; James Henderson. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall; John Harrold.
Stock no. 1318848
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. Minimal fading to spine. Contents clean.
Colour pictorial glazed boards - Rupert climbing into a cave with a bucket and spade. 1st story Rupert and the Gomnies. 115 pages. 10 x 7inches. Spine and corners bumped. Some light indentations to covers. Name in ink in belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Light page edge browning else contents clean.
Pictorial glazed boards - Rupert and chums enjoying a picnic. 1st story Rupert's Deep Sea Adventure. 115 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Name and address in ink to belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Very pale page edge browning else contents clean.
Dark blue laminated boards. Front cover shows Rupert and chums in a flying saucer. First story - Rupert and the Magic Ball. Includes Magic Paintings. Corners lightly bumped and rubbed. Front lower corner has small diagonal split across laminate & surface paper. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed. Boards are bright. Name in belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Dot-to-dot completed in pen. Magic paintings DONE fairly neatly. Light crinkling to some pages as a result of the dampness when magic paintings were completed. Small closed tear to top of page 61 (affects margin only).
Colour pictorial boards - Rupert on snow-covered hill pulling a dog on a sledge. 1st story Rupert and the Lost List. Magic Painting pages. 1" loss to base of backstrip, top of spine worn with slight loss. Laminate peeling off boards in places. Corners worn. Large tear to gutter edge and across half way up page (no loss) to rear endpaper. Name in ink to belongs to box crossed out and another name added. NOT price-cut. Magic paintings DONE. Some colouring/light scribble to Rupert's Hare or Rabbit pages.
Colour pictorial glazed boards - Rupert climbing up a slope and waving. 1st story Rupert and the Outlaws. 10 x 7 inches. 115 pages. Boards creased and a vertical imperfection to laminate on front board. Corners worn, top of spine has small nick to front edge, tiny amount of loss and general wear. Name in belongs to box. NOT price-cut. A few grubby marks to contents, mainly to margins.
Colour pictorial glazed boards - Rupert climbing up a slope and waving. 1st story Rupert and the Outlaws. 10 x 7 inches. 115 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn, small split to lower edge of front cover. Some grubby marks to covers, a few small round indentation marks to front cover. NOT price-cut or inscribed. Some light marks to page margins, small tear to inner margin of front free-endpaper.
RUPERT ANNUAL 1951 (FACSIMILE) - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318784
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 2001. Very good condition.
Facsimile of the 1951 Rupert Annual. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Collectors Limited Edition. ISBN: 1902836650. Certificate no. 08929 enclosed. Minimal rubbing to corners. Slight red marks to front edge of spine. Some light foxing. Slipcase has slight wear to lower edges.
Cover: Rupert being held and flown by Robo. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. 3 Bestall stories previously published and 1 new Harwood/Trotter story. No. 76. ISBN: 9781405257084.
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. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A couple of splits to top and tail of spine, with some chipping. Laminate to front cover has mostly be torn off. 1954 indentation to beneath title of front cover. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Painting contest has been DONE. Draw and paint double spread puzzle pages have been DONE. Contents are still lovely and bright.
Pictorial laminated boards - Rupert playing in a tree. 1st story Rupert and the Bouncers. The last cover design by Alfred Bestall - and the first with a white-faced Rupert. This change caused Bestall to resign. 115 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Corners bumped. Evidence of "1973" written to front on annual below "Rupert" (erased but score marks remain). Inscription in ink in belongs to box. Foxing to page margins else clean.