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RUPERT ANNUAL 1962
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319645
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. Split to rear edge of spine has been tape repaired with old tape now coming away. Endpapers partly browned. Writing in belongs to box has been erased leaving a white mark. Price NOT cut. Magic paintings done. One hinge is cracked. Contents are marked and there are red biro scribbles/doodles to a few pages.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1956 - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319641
Published by Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. 1956. Very 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. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn, split to base of spine has had glue repair. Price NOT cut, no names. Some slight foxing to contents, more so to textblock. Cinema strip has been cut out and used but is still present. Painting contest has been completed.

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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 2011
Written by Alfred Bestall; Beth Harwood. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall; Stuart Trotter.
Stock no. 1319557
Published by Egmont Uk Limited. 2011. Fine condition.

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. SIGNED by the artist by means of a dedication (to Steve) on the title-page. Includes a voucher for lunch for the Follwers of Rupert AGM 2011 and a card with annual no. 86 also inserted. Contents fine.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1944 (FACSIMILE) - RUPERT IN MORE ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319532
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1996. Very good condition.

Collectors Limited Edition. Reproduction of the 1944 Rupert annual. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 1874507694. Minimal rubbing at corners. Slight fading to spine. Contained in original slipcase which is partly discoloured on rear.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1945 (FACSIMILE) - A NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319531
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Collector's Limited Edition Facsmile of the 1945 soft cover Rupert Annual. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1874507945. Minimal rubbing to corners. Slight fading to spine. Contained in slipcase which is slightly rubbed at corners.

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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 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 1937 (FACSIMILE) - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2133910
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 1986. Slightly better than very good condition.

A limited and numbered reproduction of the 1937 Rupert annual. 123 pages. Red cloth spine, pictorial paper boards. Red and black illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0850791650. Spine has some slight fading.This is Copy No. 5599. NOT inscribed.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1940 (FACSIMILE) - RUPERT'S ADVENTURE BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2133909
Published by Annual Concepts Limited. 1992. Nearly 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. UNREAD - still in original shrink wrap. However, spine has some uneven fading.

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