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RUPERT ANNUAL 1945 - A NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1322507
Published by Daily Express. 1945. Slightly better than very good condition.

Colour pictorial card wraps - Rupert flying on winged bicycle. 1st story Rupert and the Reindeer. 9.5x7 inches. 120 pages. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Some light marks to rear cover. Inscription in ink inside front cover. Name and address in pencil in belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Joints are pulled with some evidence of glue seeping out during the binding process, binding still tight. One page (105/6) is lightly creased. This is an unusually bright copy.

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THE RUPERT STORY BOOK
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 1322506
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Coloured pictorial boards and red cloth spine, cover background mainly blue, front cover shows Rupert and Edward on swings with the Nutwood friends. 25mm thick. Two-tone text illustrations. (Originally published 1938 with pictorial spine). Spine bumped, corners bumped and worn. Some slight lifting of surface paper at spine edge of front cover. Inscription in ink and name and address in belongs to box on front pastedown. Some colouring to the painting pages. Two patches of surface paper damage to rear pastedown. Light page browning to contents.

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THE GREYFRIARS IMPERSONATOR
Written by Frank Richards.
Stock no. 1322498
Published by Howard Baker Press. 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. The Howard Baker Magnet Volume No. 60. Issue nos. 1569-1572, 1308-1310, 1160. Includes; Carter Takes the Count, Bunter Gets the Boot, Billy Bunter's Twin, Goodbye Greyfriars plus Wibley's Wonderful Wheeze, Popper's unpopular prize, The Schoolboy Impersonator & Bunter the Ink Splasher. ISBN: 0703001361. Minimal fading at cover edges. Spine is a little cocked. Pale page browning. Dustwrapper is faded to spine and slightly browned to top edge of front panel.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1960
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1322497
Published by Daily Express. 1960. Very good condition.

Glazed boards. Front cover shows Rupert with lantern, pulling a large sledge of holly. Magic painting pages. 115 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Vertical creases to front cover. NO names, price NOT cut. Magic paintings only partially completed. Tear to lower margin of one of the painting pages. Puzzle pages clean.

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THE CARAVAN CHILDREN
Written by Lucy W. Bellhouse. Illustrated by Barbara Moray Williams.
Stock no. 1322496
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1946. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The adventures of five children and their travels in a horse-drawn caravan. Orange pictorial cloth. Colour frontis and numerous b/w illustrations. 96 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Some light spotting to cover edges. Some foxing to textblock and page edges. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed, lightly browned to spine and the printed price on front flap has been cross out with blue biro and another price written above.

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JOHN BULL JUNIOR
Written by Frank Richards.
Stock no. 2136642
Published by Howard Baker. 1st thus 1984. Nearly fine condition.

Greyfriars Book Club Volume No. 55. Collectors edition limited to 300 copies. Facsimile of The Magnet issue nos. 152-158. Simulated green leather, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0703002651. This is Copy No. 218. SIGNED by Publisher. Pale page edge browning. Slip case is very good - some fading and a few marks.

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COKER MINOR - SIXTH FORMER
Written by Frank Richards.
Stock no. 2136641
Published by Howard Baker. 1st thus 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Greyfriars Book Club Volume No. 62. Collectors edition limited to 300 copies. Facsimile of The Magnet issue nos. 238-244, 1912. Simulated green leather, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0703002791. This is Copy No. 213. SIGNED by Publisher. Bumping to top of spine. Page edge browning. Wrapper is browned to spine with edge-chipping and creasing; a little loss. Slip case is very good - some creasing.

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GREYFRIARS VERSUS HIGHCLIFFE
Written by Frank Richards.
Stock no. 2136640
Published by Howard Baker Press. 1st thus 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Greyfriars Book Club Volume No. 68. Collectors edition limited to 300 copies. Facsimile of The Magnet nos. 308-313, 1914. Green simulated leather, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0703002937. This is Copy No. 252. SIGNED by the Publisher. Page edge browning. Original clear wrapper is creased with one repaired tear. Slip case is almost very good - some marks and uneven browning and scuffs.

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PETER TODD'S CHANCE
Written by Frank Richards.
Stock no. 2136639
Published by Howard Baker. 1st thus 1989. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Greyfriars Book Club Volume No. 89. Collectors' Edition Limited to 200 copies. Magnet issues 274 - 279 1913. Green leatherette with gilt titles. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0703003194. This is Copy No. 40. SIGNED by Publisher. Bumping and a few knocks to cover edges and corners. Original clear dustwrapper has some tears and chips with browning to spine.

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FRIARS VERSUS SAINTS
Written by Frank Richards.
Stock no. 2136638
Published by Howard Baker. 1st thus 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Greyfriars Book Club Volume No. 88. Collectors' edition, Limited to 200 copies. The Magnet Nos. 268 - 273 1913. Large format. Green leatherette with gilt titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 0703003186. This is Copy No. 22. SIGNED by Publisher. Page edge browning. Original clear wrapper is torn to couple of edges; over 1" loss to top of spine; other smaller chips of loss.

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THE TREASURE HUNTERS
Written by Frank Richards.
Stock no. 2136637
Published by Howard Baker Press. 1st thus 1976. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Greyfriars Book Club Volume No. 11. Collectors edition limited to 500 copies. Facsimile of The Magnet issue nos. 1017-1026, 1927. Simulated green leather, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0703001108. This is Copy No. 354. SIGNED by Publisher. Page edge browning. Original glassine wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks/chips; browned to spine. Slip case is almost very good - some bumping and chipping along edges and unevenly faded.

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BUNTER THE BULLY
Written by Frank Richards.
Stock no. 2136636
Published by Howard Baker. 1st thus 1983. Nearly fine condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Greyfriars Book Club Volume No. 48. Collectors edition limited to 400 copies. Facsimile of The Magnet issue nos. 81-90, 1909. Simulated green leather, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0703002457. This is Copy No. 360. SIGNED by Publisher. Original glassine wrapper has some grubby/oily marks; is unevenly browned and has some edge-creasing and small chips and nicks. Slip case is very good - a few bumps and faded to one edge.

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