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by Alfred Bestall

Illustrated by Alfred Bestall

Published by Daily Express. 1958

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 worn, spine starting to split along front edge. 2" tear to inner margin of front free-endpaper. Child's messy name in ink to belongs to box (and outside). Blue ink date stamp to lower margin of title-page. Price NOT cut. Large tear (5") to inner margin of page 5/6. Stamp puzzle strip has been cut out and removed. Colouring contest page messily completed. Some numbers written in pencil and biro to lower page margins. Light finger creases to page margins.

Stock no. 1321651


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