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RUPERT AND THE WONDERFUL BOOTS
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 2133911
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1948. Almost very good condition.

"Telling you how the Wonderful Boots take Rupert Little Bear flying over villages and castles and into many adventures with Brigands and an evil Ogre". Large format card wrapped book. A Tourtel story reprinted in colour. An advert for the next in the series on last page but no copy has been traced. 14 x 9.25". Couple of small closed tears to covers. Page corner creasing. Browning to covers. Staples have rusted. Some margin marks.

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THE LIFE AND WORKS OF ALFRED BESTALL
Written by Caroline G. Bott. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2133893
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The life of Alfred Bestall, best known as the illustrator of Rupert Bear. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour plates and many b/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 074756194X. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner on title page. Browning to pages. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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THE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 2133883
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.

A boxed facsimile set of the first four Adventures of Rupert. Books are 6 x 6" with cream covers. ISBN: 1902836405. Spines are all faded. Still has original certificate of authenticity. These are Copy Nos. 0253. Slip case is very good - some marks.

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THE NEW RUPERT INDEX
Written by W.O.G. Lofts; D.J. Adley; John Beck.
Stock no. 2133880
Published by John Beck. 2001. Almost very good condition.

Revised and updated by Beck. Large format. Grey card wraps with colour onlay to front. Bibliography of Rupert Bear with b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0951733818. Some creasing to corners. A few marks to covers. Annotations internally (pencil).

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NUTWOOD SPECIAL ISSUE - THE BESTALL REPRINTS 9
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2133878
Published by The Followers Of Rupert. 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Complied and published for 'The Followers of Rupert'. Contains one story - Rupert on Coon Island. Cream pictorial card wraps, 9.5 x 7". Colour illustrations. 23 pages.

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THE NEW RUPERT INDEX
Written by W.O.G. Lofts; D.J. Adley; John Beck.
Stock no. 1319486
Published by John Beck. 1991. Good condition.

Revised and updated by Beck. Large format. Grey card wraps with colour onlay to front. Bibliography of Rupert Bear with b/w illustrations. ISBN: 095173380X. Covers are grubby and edge worn, small splash mark to top edge of front cover. Some pencil writing to top margin of title-page. Some page corner tips creased. Some pencil annotations and one small piece of text highlighted with a yellow marker.

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RUPERT LITTLE BEAR'S ADVENTURES NUMBER THREE
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 1318679
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1925. Almost very good condition.

Grey boards with pictorial onlay to front showing Rupert with the princess. Contains five stories: Rupert and the Robber Wolf; Rupert at the Seaside; Rupert and Bingo; Rupert and the Dragon; Rupert and the Snow Man. 3 colour plates plus two-tone illustrations throughout. A few marks and wear to covers. 2.5" split to rear side of spine. Chipping to onlay at top of spine. Foxing throughout, but mostly to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present, one has a closed margin tear to it. Binding nice and tight!

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THE MONSTER RUPERT
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 1318248
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1949. Good condition.

Yellow pictorial boards showing Rupert a little surprised to see a wolf emerging from a four-poster bed! Red cloth spine. 4 stories. 157 pages. B/w illustrations throughout. Covers are edge worn. Spine is worn and faded, split to rear edge and re-glued. Name in pencil in belongs to box. Some pencil writing and a margin tear to one page. Grubby marks to contents but generally clean.

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RUPERT A BEAR'S LIFE
Written by George Perry. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2131184
Published by Pavilion Books; Michael Joseph. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of Rupert traced from the Fleet Street circulation battles through to the present day. Packed with illustrations including rare material never before published. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 169 pages includes bibliography of the Rupert annuals. 9.75 x 7". ISBN: 0907516769. Wrapper is price-cut with faded spine.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK NO. 1
No author listed.
Stock no. 2130226
Published by Beaverbrook Newspapers Limited. 1973. Good condition.

Pictorial paperwraps. Two super stories of the famous bear - 'Rupert in Mysteryland' and 'Rupert and the Missing Pieces'. Covers are detached with foxing, creasing and some tears.

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MONSTER RUPERT 1932
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 2127321
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co.. 1932. Almost very good condition.

Red pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert sat on log talking to Lizard with a bicycle. Colour frontis. Single colour illustrations throughout. First story is "Rupert and the Magic Toy Man". Spine has been rebacked, with original laid down; 'Monster' in title has been neatly redone on new part of spine. Couple of white paper tape repairs to joints. Inscription ink to front pastedown. Some foxing. A little colouring to a few line drawings internally. A few hinges are a little pulled.

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RUPERT A BEAR'S LIFE
Written by George Perry. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2127084
Published by Pavilion Books; Michael Joseph. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The history of Rupert traced from the Fleet Street circulation battles through to the present day. Packed with illustrations including rare material never before published. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 169 pages includes bibliography of the Rupert annuals. 9.75 x 7". ISBN: 0907516769. Wrapper spine is faded.

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