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RUPERT ANNUAL PRE1970

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1957
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1608191
Published by Daily Express. 1957. 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. Small splits and surface loss at top and tail of spine, with pieces of clear tape reinforcing spine. Name in Belongs To box. NOT price-cut. Approx. 2 inch closed tear to top of title page. Colouring contest page REMOVED. Some colouring to a couple of pages. Small areas of loss along edge of pages 17-20.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1946 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1405467
Published by Daily Express. 1946. Almost very good 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. Spine and corners rubbed. Small tear to bottom of front cover. Covers are bright. Inscription to top corner of inside front cover. Name in belongs to box. Price-cut. Some grubby marks to margins. Book has a slight musty smell.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1939 - THE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1315776
Published by Daily Express. 1939. Good condition.

The 4th Rupert annual. Pictorial boards, red cloth spine. Front cover shows Rupert and Beppo flying a kite. Red/black illustrations throughout. 125 pages. Covers are grubby and edge worn, spine grubby and bumped. Name in belongs to box has been erased. There are margin tears and cracked hinges throughout but the binding is still tight. Feels like the front joint has possibly been glue repaired(?). Foxing and grubby marks to contents. Still a decent copy of an early Rupert annual.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1966
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1315775
Published by Daily Express. 1966. 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. Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn with slight crack in laminate at top front edge of spine. Ink writing in belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Magic paintings UNTOUCHED but dot-to-dot done in pencil. Small margin cut to page 33/4. Some light foxing to page edges. A nice copy.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1967
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1315774
Published by Daily Express. 1967. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards - Rupert on snow-covered hill pulling a dog on a sledge. 1st story Rupert and the Lost List. Magic Painting pages. Corners lightly bumped/worn. Belong to box completed in ink. NOT price-cut. Magic paintings are browned with most being UNTOUCHED, one having a small area completed and a couple of small spots.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1965
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1315773
Published by Daily Express. 1965. Very good condition.

Glazed boards. Front cover shows Rupert carrying a Christmas tree. 1st story Rupert & Gaffer. Magic Painting pages. 115 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Slight surface paper loss at top of spine, base of spine bumped. Small brown spot to rear cover, else covers bright and clean. Name in belongs to box, price-cut. Magic paintings UNTOUCHED. Contents bright with just faint light foxing and fingering to lower margins of some pages.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1961
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1315772
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. Spine slightly bumped. Name and date in belongs to box. Price not cut. Magic paintings completed.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1955
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1315771
Published by Daily Express. 1955. Very good condition.

Colour laminated boards - Rupert hiking in a field. 1st story Rupert and Poll Parrot. 10x7 inches. 107 pages. Corners are lightly bumped. NOT price-cut or inscribed. Painting contest to rear has been completed. Crossword completed in ink.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1963
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1315770
Published by Daily Express. 1963. Very good condition.

Laminated pictorial boards showing Rupert sitting on a rock having just caught a Merchild in his fishing net. 1st story Rupert and the Birthday Present. 115 pages. Corners bumped. Light vertical crease to front cover. Inscription in ink in belongs to box. Not price-cut. One magic painting partially done, another just slightly touched, the remainder UNTOUCHED. Light page edge browning. A lovely bright copy.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1962
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1315769
Published by Daily Express. 1962. Very good condition.

Glazed boards - Rupert throwing a snowball on front cover. Magic painting pages. 115 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some fading to covers. NOT price-cut. Inscription in ink in belongs to box. Some browning to a few page edges/margins. Magic Paintings are NOT DONE!
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1948 - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1315768
Published by Daily Express. 1948. Very good condition.

Pictorial paper wraps. Front cover shows Rupert running with a little dog on a lead. A rainbow is in the background. 1st story is Rupert and Jack Frost. 120 pages. 9.5 x 7 inches. No names and not price-cut. Spine edges slightly rubbed with 0.5 inch split at base of spine. Light crease to corner of rear cover. Top corners of pages lightly creased and some light page browning else contents fine.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1946 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1315767
Published by Daily Express. 1946. Slightly better than very good 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. Covers exceptionally bright and clean with just slight rubbing to spine edges, small chip at top of spine and tiny splits at base. Top corner of front cover and first few pages lightly creased. Staples exposed inside covers. Pencil name in pencil in belongs to box, not price-cut. A few page corner tips lightly creased and a few tiny foxspots to page edges. A beautiful copy.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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