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RUPERT ANNUAL 1964
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2127694
Published by Daily Express. 1964. Very good condition.

Laminated boards - front cover shows Rupert on a rock waving a camera. 1st story Rupert and the Dover Sole. Magic Painting pages. 114 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping to laminate. NOT price-cut. Belongs to box has inscription. Contents are bright. Magic Paintings are DONE.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1969
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2127693
Published by Daily Express. 1969. Very good condition.

Colour laminated boards - Rupert sitting on rock looking into stream. 1st story Rupert & the Whistlefish. 10 x 7 inches. 115 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Price-cut. Belongs to box is clean. Page edge browning.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1941 - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2127424
Published by Daily Express. 1941. Good condition.

The last hardcover annual to be published during the war years and widely considered to be the best Rupert annual ever. Front cover shows Rupert holding a paddle and waving while Algy looks on from a little boat. First story Rupert and the Red Egg. 118 pages. 5" loss to bottom of spine; some splitting/chipping to rest of spine. Scuffing and a bit of surface paper damage to covers. Bumping to corners. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. Binding is starting to feel a little weak, where there is loss to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges; a few light marks to pages, but contents are still generally very good.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1940 - RUPERT'S ADVENTURE BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2127423
Published by Daily Express. 1940. Good condition.

Pictorial boards and spine. Picture of Rupert drawing on wall on front cover. Colour pictures throughout. Splits to both sides of spine - but webbing from binding is holding covers and contents together. Some chipping to cover edges, with heavy wear. Scuffing; a bit of surface paper damage. Surface paper damage to belongs to box, where name has been erased. Foxing to endpapers, pastedowns and outer page edges. A few hinges are pulled.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1939 - THE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2127422
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. Spine is very faded, with browning and wear; couple of small splits to it. Heavy bumping and wear to corners and cover edges; some chipping. Binding is still nice and tight. Inscription to belongs to box has been erased, with some surface paper lifting. Foxing and grubby marks to pages. Creasing to some page edges; chips to a few corners.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1945 - A NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2127421
Published by Daily Express. 1945. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial card wraps - Rupert flying on winged bicycle. 1st story Rupert and the Reindeer. 9.5x7 inches. 120 pages. A few very light marks to covers. Cover edges have some wear and there are a couple of creased corners. Inscription in ink in belongs to box. Not price-cut. Some page corners are a little creased. Odd foxspot. Surface paper damage to inside rear cover and to rear endpaper. Contents are bright.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1940 (FACSIMILE) - RUPERT'S ADVENTURE BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2127328
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. Foxing to endpapers, prelims, outer page edges and some page margins. Belongs to box is clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1949 (FACSIMILE)
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2127327
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1999. Fine condition.

Pictorial card wraps. A superb reproduction of the last soft-cover annual. Collectors' Limited Edition. ISBN: 1902836170. NOT price-cut or inscribed. Still has original certificate, numbered 02778. Slip case is very good; some scuffing/edge-wear.

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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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RUPERT ANNUAL 1991
Written by James Henderson; Ian Robinson. Illustrated by John Harrold; Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2127023
Published by Daily Express. 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.

Tall format glazed boards - Rupert on rock at seashore with dove. Pictorial endpapers by Alfred Bestall, cover design by John Harrold. ISBN: 0850792428. Not price-cut or Inscribed. Foxing to outer page edges.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1938 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2126694
Published by Daily Express. 1938. Very good condition.

The third Rupert annual. 1st story Rupert and the Daffodils. Colour pictorial boards. Red cloth spine. 126 pages. 10x7.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A little chipping along cover edges. A few marks to spine. Name in ink to belongs to box. Some margin/page edge marks. Chipping to edges of last few pages of book. Overall, still a very good copy!

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1946 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2126449
Published by Daily Express. 1946. 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. Tape marks/glue residue to spine, cover edges and hinges internally. A couple of splits to spine; some chipping, with a little loss. Scuff marks and edge-chipping to rear cover. Name in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Foxing. Staples have rusted through some pages.

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