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RUPERT ANNUAL 1936 - THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RUPERT

Written by Alfred Bestall
Illustrated by Alfred Bestall
Published by Daily Express in 1936

RUPERT ANNUAL 1936 - THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319929
1936. Hardback. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The very first Rupert annual and the first Rupert book to be illustrated by Alfred Bestall. Red cloth with illustration of Rupert sitting reading on front cover. Black, red and white illustrations. The first time Rupert appeared wearing his now famous red jumper. (Tourtel's Rupert was dressed in blue). 124 pages. First story is Rupert and the Wonderful Kite. Spine and corners bumped, some slight darkening of cloth at lower edges. Child's name in ink in belongs to box. Foxing to contents. Painting pages UNTOUCHED. Some light fingering but contents generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with loss to base of spine and slight loss to top of spine and corners, grubby and lightly foxed. Dustwrapper is not as bad as it sounds - an excellent copy in a scarce dustwrapper.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1936 - THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2118169
1936. Hardback. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The very first Rupert annual and the first Rupert book to be illustrated by Alfred Bestall. Red cloth with illustration of Rupert sitting reading on front cover. Black, red and white illustrations. The first time Rupert appeared wearing his now famous red jumper. (Tourtel's Rupert was dressed in blue). 124 pages. First story is Rupert and the Wonderful Kite. Uneven fading to covers. Wear to corners. Foxing throughout. Page 37 a painting page has been approx. 1/2 completed neatly. Pages 58/59 have a black ink mark smudged across. Last page (painting page) has been completed with paints! Wrapper is a bit foxed, has some edge-chipping/creasing, but just a little loss to corners. Belongs to box is clean. Faint pencil inscription above Belongs to Box
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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Front cover

Cover of RUPERT ANNUAL 1936 - THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RUPERT by Alfred Bestall

Contents

  • Rupert and the Wonderful Kite.
  • Pictures for Your Paint-box.
  • Rupert, Algy, and the Cannibals.
  • Pictures for your Paint-Box.
  • Rupert, Autumn Adventure.
  • Rupert, Bill, and The Pearls.
  • Rupert's Christmas Adventure.
  • Picture for your Paint-box.