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THE MONSTER RUPERT
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 1507719
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1950. Very good condition.

Front cover shows Rupert pulling small boy out of hole in road. Pale green pictorial boards, red cloth spine. 200 cut-outs and five stories. (Later reprints had 120 cut-outs and four stories). Contains Rupert in Trouble Again; Rupert and the Old Man of the Sea; Rupert the Witch and Tabitha; Rupert and the Wilful Princess; Rupert Goes Hiking. Wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Light stain to bottom corner of front cover. Small dark spot to spine. Pen inscription to title page and belongs to box completed. A couple of hinges cracked. Odd fox spot and mark to contents. Cut-outs completed and unused.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1947 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1507712
Published by Daily Express. 1947. Poor condition.

Pictorial card wraps - Rupert running after a tiny dragon. 1st story Rupert and the Top Hat. 128 pages. Front cover is detached, worn and creased to edges and lower corner tip is missing. 1" missing from top of backstrip and 2.5" from bottom. Wear and corner creases to rear cover. Book: Name in belongs to box, not price-cut . Staples rusty. Contents very good, just a few corner tips creased and some fox spots.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1966
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1407199
Published by Daily Express. 1966. Almost very good condition.

Dark blue laminated boards. Front cover shows Rupert and chums in a flying saucer. First story - Rupert and the Magic Ball. Includes Magic Paintings. Bumping to spine and corners. Name in belongs to box and price -cut. Magic paintings completed with some transfer of colour. One of the magic painting pages is creased. Light colour mark to page 29. Pages are a little wrinkled. Dot to dot puzzle page completed. Book has a slight musty smell.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1958
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1407198
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. Splits (about an inch and a half) to top of spine. Smaller splits to bottom. Spine and corners bumped. Corners worn. Mark to top of rear panel. Top and bottom of front joint broken. Name in belongs to box, crossed out and another name written in. Inscription in ink below belongs to box plus more writing in red felt tip pen. Colouring contest has been messily completed and name and address entered. Cut to top of page 21/22. Pen and crayon marks to some pages. Some corners creased. Name and address written on postcard on stamps puzzle page and stamps are MISSING. A few small margin tears. A reading copy.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1971
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1407197
Published by Daily Express. 1971. Almost very good condition.

Colour pictorial glazed boards - Rupert climbing into a cave with a bucket and spade. 1st story Rupert and the Gomnies. 115 pages. 10 x 7inches. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded. Name in belongs to box . Price-cut. Bump to bottom of boards. Page edges a little browned.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1946 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1407196
Published by Daily Express. 1946. Fair 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. Rear cover is MISSING. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Tears to spine. Front cover is creased. Tear to top of front cover has been mended. Name in belongs to box, not price-cut. Several corners creased. Foxing and fingering plus a few margin marks. Rear page is detached at bottom. Staples rusty. A reading copy.
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RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES No. 4 - RUPERT AND THE WRONG PRESENTS
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1407195
Published by Daily Express. 1949. Almost very good condition.

Telling how Rupert came to meet Santa Claus through a mistake in the Christmas presents. 2nd story: Rupert's Good Turn. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Tears to top and bottom of spine. Small piece missing from bottom of rear cover. Corners rubbed. Covers a little grubby. Staples a little rusty. A few light foxspots.
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RUPERT LITTLE BEAR'S ADVENTURES NUMBER ONE
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 1208720
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1924. Very good condition.

The first book of Rupert's Library. Grey boards with pictorial onlay to front showing Rupert with a Golly and the Magic Toy-Man in the distance. Contains four stories: Rupert and the Magic Toy-Man, Rupert and the Princess, Rupert At School and Rupert and the Old Miser. 3 colour plates plus two-tone illustrations throughout. Rebacked with blue cloth. A few minor scuff marks to front cover, small mark to rear cover. Corners a little worn. Front joint repaired as part of rebacking. Original pictorial endpapers retained. On verso of frontis plate there is an inscription in ink dated 1924 and offsetting from the picture. The outer margin of the frontis is grubby. Prelims and endpapers are foxed. Some foxing to contents but the pages are generally clean. Overall a bright copy of this scarce early Rupert book.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1957
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1507664
Published by Daily Express. 1957. Very good condition.

Glazed boards. Front cover shows Rupert in air balloon with springs. 1st story is Rupert & the Crackerjack. 10x7 inches. 107 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Nick to base of spine. NOT price-cut or inscribed. Painting puzzle on page 4 and colouring contest at end of book completed. Peeko the Clown has been heavily traced over, only noticeable on verso of page.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1968
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1609602
Published by Daily Express. 1968. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards - Rupert & chums watching large ball coming down from the sky. The last Rupert annual to include Magic Paintings. 10 x 7 inches. 115 pages. Some bumping to corners and spine. Belongs To box completed neatly. NOT price-cut. Several Magic Paintings partially completed, one completed in full, and three appear to be untouched. brown staining / foxing affecting pages 45-47. Small ink stamp to rear pastedown.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1985
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by John Harrold.
Stock no. 2123377
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 1985. Slightly better than very good condition.

Rupert on Bill and Algy's shoulders with chums. The 50th anniversary annual - a salute to Alfred Bestall, the 1st illustrator of Rupert annuals. Contains a story from each of the 6 decades since the 1st Rupert annual. The 1st four stories are by Bestall. A keepsake for collectors. ISBN: 0850791545.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1969
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1507548
Published by Daily Express. 1969. Slightly better than good condition.

Colour laminated boards - Rupert sitting on rock looking into stream. 1st story Rupert & the Whistlefish. 10 x 7 inches. 115 pages. Spine and corners bumped with a little wear. About 9 horizontal cuts to front edge of spine, one is deep enough to be visible on front joint inside. Light scratch to front cover by Rupert's head. Book: name in belongs to box. Price-cut. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents very good.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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