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RUPERT A BEAR'S LIFE
Written by George Perry. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2123930
Published by Bramley Books. Circa 1991. Nearly fine 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. ISBN: 1858339782. 4th printing of this edition. Wrapper spine is faded.
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RUPERT AND EDWARD AND THE CIRCUS
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 1317008
Published by Sampson Low. 1st 1949. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. A Rupert Cut Out Story Book. B/w story panel plus colour figures to cut out. Staples rusty. Fading to spine edges. A few creases to corners of covers. 2" split at top of spine. Contents unused.
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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK NO. 2
No author listed.
Stock no. 1208890
Published by Beaverbrook Newspapers Limited; Daily Express. 1st 1973. Very good condition.

Pictorial paperwraps. Two super stories of the famous bear. Rupert at Rocky Bay, also Rupert and the Green Buzzer. Front cover corners very slightly creased. Covers and contents lightly browned.
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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.. 1953. Very good condition.

Pale green boards with red cloth spine. Front cover shows Rupert helping a boy from a hole in the ground. A Story and Picture Book with 120 cut-outs in colour. The cut-outs are Tourtel pictures taken from the stories. Numerous other b/w illustrations. (This is a 1950's reprint of the original which was published with 200 cut-outs and five stories). Contains: Rupert In Trouble Again; Rupert and the Old Man of the Sea; Rupert and the Wilful Princess; Rupert Goes Hiking. This is the reprint with 4 stories and 120 cut-outs (although cover says 200 cut-outs and five stories are listed in contents). 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 complete and unused.
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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 LITTLE BEAR'S ADVENTURES NUMBER TWO
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 1507450
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1924. Good condition.

Grey paperboards. Large colour pictorial onlay. Colour plates and monotone illustrations. Contains four stories: Rupert & the Magic Key, Rupert & the Brigands, Rupert & Reynard Fox, Rupert in Dreamland. Approx. 9.75 x 7.5". Spine is split down both sides, looks like backstrip has been glued into place. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A few marks to covers, onlay slightly rubbed, rear cover more rubbed and buff board is starting to show through in places. Last text page almost detached. Bear's head transfer stuck to blank page opposite first text page. Tape repair to bottom of two pages and to one of colour plates. Foxing and a few marks to contents.
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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK NO. 1
No author listed.
Stock no. 2122297
Published by Beaverbrook Newspapers Limited. 1973. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial paperwraps. Two super stories of the famous bear - 'Rupert in Mysteryland' and 'Rupert and the Missing Pieces'. Creasing to covers and some pages internally. Damp marking down spine and rear cover. Some page browning. Staples have rusted. Foxing to outer page edges.
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RUPERT A BEAR'S LIFE
Written by George Perry. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1315890
Published by Pavilion Books; Michael Joseph. 1st 1985. 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. Spine very slightly bumped. Dustwrapper just a little edge rubbed and slightly faded to spine.
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RUPERT AND THE WONDERFUL BOOTS
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 1811957
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1946. 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". Staples rusty. Top of spine split and lower spine starting to split. Covers a little grubby. A few margin marks and a little bleeding from rusty staples. Generally contents are very nice.
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RUPERT AND THE CARVED STICK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2118350
Published by Purnell. 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

One of 12 in the Colour Library Series. Illustrations by Bestall. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. Rupert and Algie's picnic leads to a priceless fortune. 45 pages. ISBN: 0361034830. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears and chips; minimal loss; some fading to spine.
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THE RUPERT PICTURE STORY BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2118348
Published by L.T.A. Robinson Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Red cloth spine. Pictorial boards, front shows Rupert hiking and gnome on a hare. Colour illustrations. First story is "Rupert and the Enchanted Princess". Spine is browned, with wear. Scuffing to covers; patch of surface paper lifting to front cover. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. A few grubby margin marks and some marks to outer page edges.
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RUPERT AND THE WONDERFUL BOOTS
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 1713587
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1946. 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". Belongs to box completed in ink. Covers creased.
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