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Rupert Annuals

Part of the Stella & Rose's Books family


by Alfred Bestall

Illustrated by Alfred Bestall

Published by Daily Express. 1936

Good condition. The very first Rupert annual and the first Rupert book to be illustrated by Alfred Bestall. Red cloth with illustration of Rupert sitting reading on front cover. Black, red and white illustrations. The first time Rupert appeared wearing his now famous red jumper. (Tourtel's Rupert was dressed in blue). 124 pages. First story is Rupert and the Wonderful Kite.

Cloth covers stained and grubby. Corners worn. Vertical crease to cloth spine. '1936' written in ink to front pastedown. Name in belongs to box and also in ink a couple more times to same page. Some colouring to contents. 2.5" tear to lower gutter edge margin page 25. Hinges pulled and thus some pages are loose. A few closed edge tears. Joints cracked. A good reading copy.

Stock no. 1812690

Price £180.00

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