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RUPERT FUN
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 590532
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 1988. Fine condition.

Blue glazed pictorial boards. Colour pictures throughout. ISBN: 0850791782.
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THE LITTLE BEAR AND THE FAIRY CHILD
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 589038
Published by Nelson. 1922. Good condition.

Reprinted from the 'Daily Express'. Only 1" of backstrip is present - rest is missing. Corners are bumped and worn. Rear cover has a crease down it. Browning to endpapers. Internally a few light margin marks - but contents are very good.
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THE LITTLE BEAR AND THE OGRES
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 737272
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1922. Almost very good condition.

Square format. Cream boards with illustration to front. 83 pages. Brown and black illustrations with verses below. Spine and corners worn with minimal loss to top and tail of spine and slight chipping of surface paper to rear edge of spine. A few tiny dents to cover edges. Light vertical creases to front cover. Covers are a bit grubby. Neat inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers very lightly browned. A few light foxspots to contents and a few pages have a very light vertical crease to centre. Overall a nice copy of a very scarce Rupert Bear book.
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RUPERT AT THE SEASIDE
No author listed.
Stock no. 585457
Published by L.T.A Robinson. Very good condition.

Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations. 10.5 x 8". Spine and corners slightly rubbed with small crack at top of spine. Small margin tear to edge of front endpaper. Name erased with white typing fluid on title page. Small faint brown mark on title page else contents clean.
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THE NEW RUPERT COLOUR ADVENTURE BOOK
Written by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 431244
Published by L.T.A. Robinson Ltd.. Circa 1953. Good condition.

Red cloth spine, pictorial boards featuring Rupert and Prince on a pony (Dapple) with Rupert's father with the king in the background. 2 stories: Rupert and the Wonderful Boots plus Rupert and Dapple. Coloured pictures throughout. Printed L.T.A. Robinson. Cover corners and edges are very worn, with some chipping. Couple of scribble marks to endpapers in pencil and pen. Date in ink to title page. A few grubby margin marks. A good reading copy.
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THE MONSTER RUPERT
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 431000
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1950. 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. Spine is bumped and damaged - looks like it has been re-glued; also has some fraying to cloth. Some scuff marks and a few ink marks to covers. Corners and cover edges are very worn, with some bumping. Half of 1 of 1st pages with cut-outs on has been torn off. Top corner of 1 page is torn off, with a bit of loss to picture and a little to text. A working copy.
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THE RUPERT PICTURE STORY BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 430996
Published by L.T.A. Robinson Ltd.. 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 faded and worn. Corners are bumped and worn. A few marks to covers. Front joint is cracked. A few small page margin tears. Crossed out name and name in ink to belongs to box. Ageing tape repair to title page. A working copy only.
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RUPERT HAS A BIRTHDAY
No author listed.
Stock no. 430799
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. 1972. Very good condition.

A Bancroft Cloth Book. 6 'pages' with bright illustrations and a little text underneath. ISBN: 0361023774. A few grubby marks to covers and a few pages internally - but still a nice, tight copy!
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St MICHAEL ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 487088
Published by Purnell Books. 1st 1981. Nearly fine condition.

Blue pictorial glazed boards. Large format. Features redrawn versions of original Tourtel stories. The last of the Marks & Spencer series. Stories are Rupert and the White Dove, Rupert and the Old Man Of The Sea, Rupert and the Birthday Cake. ISBN: 0361051891. Spine is ever so slightly browned. Contents are fine.
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THE FOLLOWERS OF RUPERT IN CONVERSATION WITH JOHN HARROLD
No author listed.
Stock no. 582118
1990. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial card wraps. An edited transcript of the meeting held on September 17th 1988 at Brighton. SIGNED by John Harrold to bottom of front cover - 'To Lesley, with very best wishes!'. Also on an internal page, a humerous edit - also signed by Harrold. Spine and couple of cover edges are browned. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE NEW RUPERT COLOUR ADVENTURE BOOK
Written by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 581567
Published by L.T.A. Robinson Ltd.. Circa 1953. Very good condition.

Red cloth spine, pictorial boards featuring Rupert and Prince on a pony (Dapple) with Rupert's father with the king in the background. 2 stories: Rupert and the Wonderful Boots plus Rupert and Dapple. Coloured pictures throughout. Printed L.T.A. Robinson. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Some spotting to spine. Inscription in ink on front endpaper. A few light margin marks. Spine split to rear, for about an inch.
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MONSTER RUPERT 1934
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 575808
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1934. Almost very good condition.

Orange boards and spine. Front cover shows Rupert and his friend Peter in a room with two barrels and a trunk. Coloured picture of Rupert on spine. 6 stories, first one is 'Rupert at the Seaside'. Colour frontis as cover. 50mm thick. 9 x 6". Unpaginated. Cover edges and sides of spine worn. Slight surface paper loss at top and tail of spine. Rear cover a little scuffed. Covers unusually bright and clean with very little wear to spine. Foxing to endpapers. Some neat colouring to contents. Two closed tears, one approximately 4" and repaired, the other 1". Both have old tapemarks. A couple of pulled hinges, some small closed margin tears, one page has corner tip missing. Otherwise the contents are bright and clean with no foxing. A nice copy. REDUCED FROM £750!
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