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RUPERT ANNUAL 1958
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318671
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. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Light damp stain to top corners and top of spine. Light mark to front free-endpaper (from removal of a small label). Belongs to box has been obliterated with blue ink. Price NOT cut. Colouring contest page was neatly and lightly coloured in (mostly erased now), address label has been obliterated with red ink (old address details previously covered with paper). Still a nice copy.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1951 (FACSIMILE) - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318644
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.

Facsimile of the 1951 Rupert Annual. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Collectors Limited Edition. ISBN: 1902836650. A few tiny red spots to rear cover and spine. Slipcase is just a little rubbed at corners and evidence of label removed from rear panel of slipcase.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1953 (FACSIMILE) - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318643
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 2003. Fine condition.

Collectors' Limited Edition Reproduction. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1904329330. A bright copy. Certificate no. 01616 enclosed.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1951 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318641
Published by Daily Express. 1951. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards - Rupert at front of a huge snow scene. 1st story Rupert and Doctor Lion. 124 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers slightly edge rubbed with a dent to lower edge of front cover. Inscription in ink in belongs to box. Price-cut. A few light marks to margins else contents clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1956 - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2132195
Published by Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. 1956. Slightly better than 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. Top 1.5" of spine/backstrip are MISSING! 2" split to base of spine, with some chipping. Corners are bumped. Front joint is partially cracked. Pencil crayon marks to front endpaper. NOT price-cut. Name in pencil to belongs to box. Grubby margin marks. Painting contest is DONE. Cinema strip is UNUSED!

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1954 - THE NEW RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2132194
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. Bumping and wear to spine, edges and corners. Couple of splits to top and tail of spine; some cracking and chipping to laminate. Names and dates to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Grubby margin marks. Foxing to outer page edges. Painting Contest DONE.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1961
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2132193
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, edges and corners. Bottom 1" to base of spine has some laminate and surface paper damage/lifting. NOT price-cut. Pale name to belongs to box. Small it of scribble to title page. Magic Paintings are NOT DONE!!!

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1946 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1818981
Published by Daily Express. 1946. 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 and worn. Top & tail of spine split. Letters of title to front cover are coloured in in biro. Joints pulled exposing rusty staple binding. Belongs to box has neat inscription in ink. NOT price-cut. Text block grubby. Corner creases. Monkey puzzle on page 57 completed in pencil. Grubby marks to contents from fingering.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1972
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1818977
Published by Daily Express. 1972. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial glazed boards - Rupert and chums enjoying a picnic. 1st story Rupert's Deep Sea Adventure. 115 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Spine slightly faded, boards clean and bright. Belongs to box clean. Price is cut. Contents otherwise fine.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1940 (FACSIMILE) - RUPERT'S ADVENTURE BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318559
Published by Annual Concepts Limited. 1992. Fine condition.

Facsimile of the 5th Rupert annual (1940), the first to be issued in full colour throughout. Due to paper rationing during the war this was probably the ONLY annual to be issued that year. Colour 'wrap-around' pictorial boards. ISBN: 1874507015. Still in original shrinkwrap (torn slightly at spine).

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1967
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318543
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. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Name in ink in belongs to box. Price cut. Magic paintings completed. Contents otherwise clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1960
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2131860
Published by Daily Express. 1960. Almost very good condition.

Glazed boards. Front cover shows Rupert with lantern, pulling a large sledge of holly. Magic painting pages. 115 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Chipping to laminate, with some loss, mostly to top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Foxing to title page, outer page edges. Magic Paintings are DONE! Crossword has been done in pencil. Page margin marks.

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