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RUPERT ANNUAL 1945 (FACSIMILE) - A NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319269
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1997. Fine condition.

Collector's Limited Edition Facsmile of the 1945 soft cover Rupert Annual. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1874507945. Contained in original slipcase which has evidence of removal of a label to rear.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1941 (FACSIMILE) - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319210
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1993. Fine condition.

Enjoy Rupert's rarest and most sought-after adventures with this beautiful facsimile of the 1941 annual, widely considered to be the best ever. Everything from the colour of the ink to the specially selected paper is true to the original, the only difference being the addition of a slipcase to keep this collector's item in perfect condition. ISBN: 1874507112. Book still in slipcase with closure tab which has not been opened. Slight rubbing to corners of slipcase.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1940 (FACSIMILE) - RUPERT'S ADVENTURE BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319209
Published by Annual Concepts Limited. 1992. Slightly better than very good 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. Spine is faded and slightly bumped. Contents fine.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1943 (FACSIMILE) - MORE RUPERT ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319208
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1995. Nearly fine condition.

A limited and numbered edition of the 1943 Rupert annual. Colour pictorial card wraps. Front cover shows Rupert with lantern in hand looking up at birds and butterflies with his friends around him. 119 pages. ISBN: 1874507546. Minimal rubbing at corners of covers. Contents fine. Slipcase is slightly rubbed at edges and title flap may have been re-glued?

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1939 (FACSIMILE) - THE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319201
Published by Daily Express. 1991. Nearly fine condition.

Facsimile of the 4th Rupert annual (1939). Colour pictorial boards, red cloth spine. Black/red/white illustrations throughout. 125 pages. The 'look and feel' of the original perfectly captured by this magnificent reproduction. ISBN: 085079241X. Still in original shrinkwrap but lower corners of book worn through and slightly rubbed. Old price sticker to rear cover/shrinkwrap.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1958
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2133349
Published by Daily Express. 1958. Very 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. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a little chipping to laminate on spine. Name in ink to belongs to box. Price-cut. Foxing to outer page edges. Colouring contest has been attempted.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1961
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2133348
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. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning and some foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. Price-cut. Magic Paintings are mostly DONE; colour to all pages - although some are not done fully. A few margin marks. Vertical creasing to last few pages of book.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1968
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319130
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. Spine bumped, slight rubbing to corners. Front cover is slightly warped. NOT price cut or inscribed. Magic Paintings UNTOUCHED although there is some very slight colour to the first one. Heavy foxing to contents.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1953 (FACSIMILE) - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319047
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 2003. Fine condition.

Collectors' Limited Edition Reproduction. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1904329330. Slipcase has minimal rubbing at corners.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1958
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1819697
Published by Daily Express. 1958. Slightly better than very 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. Small imperfect patch to laminate at bottom rear board edge. Boards are clean and bright. Backstrip complete. NOT price-cut OR inscribed. Puzzles and colouring contest NOT done. Light browning to text block. A lovely copy.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1952 - MORE RUPERT ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319026
Published by Daily Express. 1952. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards - Rupert waving from tree branch. 1st story Rupert & the Mare's Nest. 120 pages. 10 x 7 ins. Spine and corners bumped with a tiny split to top of spine. Cover edges lightly rubbed. Covers very slightly grubby. Endpapers browned. Neat inscription in ink in belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Puzzle pages UNTOUCHED. Contents clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1947 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1819654
Published by Daily Express. 1947. Good condition.

Pictorial card wraps - Rupert running after a tiny dragon. 1st story Rupert and the Top Hat. Backstrip worn with loss to top and browned tape repair to centre. Covers a little creased and rubbed with a few small marks. Small closed tear (no loss) to vertical edge of front cover. NOT price-cut. Name in belongs to box. Contents are a little grubby, pages 56-59 more so.

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