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More Adventures Of Rupert (Rupert Annual 1949)

by Alfred Bestall

(Daily Express - First Edition)

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A Good copy of this original Rupert Annual from 1949 - first story is "Rupert And Ninky". This is the last year the annual was issued in card wraps.


Paperback, 8vo (approx 9.5 inches / 24.5 cm tall), 120 pages.

Book Condition - Good:

Moderate general wear to the original illustrated wraps (one inch / 2.5 cm split to top of front cover adjoining spine with a similar but shorter split to the bottom of the rear cover, creasing to corners with tiny amounts of loss to corner tips and spine extremities, a couple short splits to front cover edges), small pressure marks to the front cover (card not broken) with a couple small marks visible internally as far as page 10.

Securely bound with covers firmly attached and text block sound, "This Book Belongs To" neatly completed in biro in a child's handwriting (partially erased), puzzles not completed and not price clipped, light to moderate browning to text block edges, occasional mostly very light internal soiling, a couple short plain edge paper splits (mostly very short, longest approx one inch / 2.5 cm - text not affected), overall internally Good in a very clear and colourful condition throughout.

Dust Jacket Condition - No Dust Jacket

Total weight with packaging 475g

More Adventures Of Rupert / Rupert Annual 1949 by Alfred Bestall (Daily Express - First Edition)

Somer Books Limited, Midsomer Norton, Bath, England