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RUPERT ANNUAL 1956 - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2130458
Published by Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. 1956. Almost very good condition.

Colour laminated boards - Rupert flying through the air on a sledge. 107 pages. Painting page, cinema show and puzzle pages. A Daily Express annual. Not published in facsimile form as some of the content was considered politically incorrect. Bumping and wear to top and tail of spine and corners. Top of spine has been 'repaired' with sticky tape. Slight surface paper lifting to front endpaper and opposite on front pastedown. NOT price-cut. Belongs to box Clean. Foxing to prelims, outer page edges and last few pages. Cinema strip is cut - but present. Painting contest to rear has been completed.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 40 - SUMMER ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129240
Published by Daily Express; Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. Circa 1959. Very good condition.

Two stories: Rupert and Santa's Holiday and Rupert and the Dandylion. Pictorial paperwraps. Colour illustrations. Small nicks to top and tail of spine. Staples to binding have started to rust; a few marks to pages next to this. Some foxing to covers and page margins. Illustrations are still beautifully bright!

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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 35 - WINTER ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129239
Published by Daily Express; Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. Circa 1958. Very good condition.

Pictorial paper wraps. First story Rupert and the Angry Dolls. Second story Rupert and Will o' the Wisp. Colour illustrations. Small splits to top and tail of spine. Foxing to covers. Odd margin mark.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 35 - WINTER ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129237
Published by Daily Express; Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. Circa 1958. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial paper wraps. First story Rupert and the Angry Dolls. Second story Rupert and Will o' the Wisp. Colour illustrations. Snowman to front cover has been outlined in blue biro. Creasing to covers, with chipping and a bit of loss along bottom edge of front cover. Creasing to page corners throughout. A few margin marks, but illustrations are still bright.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 33 - SUMMER ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129235
Published by Daily Express; Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. Two stories are Rupert and the Speckled Seaweed and Rupert and the Scent Garden. Colour illustrations. Staples have rusted; some marks to spine and pages next to this. Marks to covers. A few margin marks, but contents are still nice and bright.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1956 - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2123543
Published by Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. 1956. Good condition.

Colour laminated boards - Rupert flying through the air on a sledge. 107 pages. Painting page, cinema show and puzzle pages. A Daily Express annual. Not published in facsimile form as some of the content was considered politically incorrect. Large split (3-4") to top of spine; some loss to backstrip. Small tear to base of spine; some chipping. NOT price-cut. Inscription in ink to belongs to page. Cinema Strip to page 81 has been cut off and is MISSING! Garden Puzzle to page 4 is outlined in pencil.

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PISTOLS FOR TWO
Written by S.G. Hulme Beaman; Betty Hulme Beaman. Illustrated by Kenneth Lovell.
Stock no. 1609178
Published by Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Orange pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations. Toytown Book 16. Spine bumped, board edges worn. Contents very good indeed. Wrapper is a little browned, with a couple of closed tears.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1956 - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1813764
Published by Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. 1956. Slightly better than good condition.

Colour laminated boards - Rupert flying through the air on a sledge. 107 pages. Painting page, cinema show and puzzle pages. A Daily Express annual. Not published in facsimile form as some of the content was considered politically incorrect. Backstrip worn with loss. Front joint split due to damage to backstrip. Slight loss to base of front endpaper. NOT price-cut or inscribed. Painting contest clean. Cinema strip unused. Grubby marks to contents.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 33 - SUMMER ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1405692
Published by Daily Express; Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. Two stories are Rupert and the Speckled Seaweed and Rupert and the Scent Garden. Colour illustrations. Small split to bottom of spine. Corners are rubbed. Rear cover a little grubby. Top corner of one page looks slightly singed. A little foxing to page edges otherwise contents are generally clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1956 - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2119366
Published by Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. 1956. Almost very good condition.

Colour laminated boards - Rupert flying through the air on a sledge. 107 pages. Painting page, cinema show and puzzle pages. A Daily Express annual. Not published in facsimile form as some of the content was considered politically incorrect. Top 1" of spine is MISSING; some tape repair. Larger piece of loss to base of spine (2-3"). Corners are bumped, with some chipping. NOT price-cut. Belongs to box has name erased. Some foxing/damp marking, especially to bottom page margins. Cinema strip is MISSING!

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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 40 - SUMMER ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2115840
Published by Daily Express; Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Two stories: Rupert and Santa's Holiday and Rupert and the Dandylion. Pictorial paperwraps. Colour illustrations. Light scuffing to a few patches on covers. A few marks to rear cover. Illustrations are lovely and bright. Some page margin marks.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 35 - WINTER ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2114249
Published by Daily Express; Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Pictorial paper wraps. First story Rupert and the Angry Dolls. Second story Rupert and Will o' the Wisp. Colour illustrations. Covers and pages are a bit creased. Small split to base of spine. Some marks to covers. Grubby marks to rear cover; some foxing.

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