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1 Rupert Annual 1981
Express Newspapers 1981 0850791308 / 9780850791303 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback. Not price clipped. Laminated pictorial boards. The Book Belongs To box has not been filled in. Binding firm and pages clean. The boards are good - no damage to the spine, very light rubs to the corners only. A couple of pages have tears: p. 57-58 has an approx. 8cm tear from the bottom edge and p. 89-90 has a short tear in the bottom page margin. 92 pages. 307117 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
16 Rupert and the Holiday Ship - Adventure Book No. 22
Bestall, Alfred [Enid Ash] Daily Express | Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd [c. 1954] 1954 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Slim stapled paperback. Pictorial covers. Publication date not stated but is c. 1954. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, bright, tight. Unmarked inside. A tiny bit of rust to the staples, the slightest greyish marks to the front cover, and just very light rubs to the corners. Inside is as fresh as the day it was printed. pp. 24 including covers. Contains two stories - Rupert and the Holiday Ship, and Rupert and the Colour Mixers. 106838 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
2 Rupert Annual 1982
Express Newspapers 1982 0850791200 / 9780850791204 Hardcover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback. Laminated pictorial boards. Title page not price clipped. Book Belongs To box not filled in. Memory Test puzzle on p. 92 not done. No names or inscriptions. In very good, clean condition. Binding firm and pages clean. Light rubs to a couple of corners of the boards. There is a short tear in the bottom edge of p. 51/52 and another in the bottom edge of p. 91/91. 92 pages. 307102 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
17 Rupert and the Mermaid's Cottage - Adventure Book No. 30
Bestall, Alfred [Enid Ash] Daily Express | Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd [c. 1956-7] 1956 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Slim stapled paperback. Pictorial covers. Publication date not stated but is c. 1956-7. An uncommonly good copy in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, bright, tight. Unmarked inside. A tiny bump to the bottom corner. A little bit of rust to the staples. Inside is as fresh as the day it was printed. pp. 24 including covers. Contains two stories - Rupert and the Mermaid's Cottage, and Rupert and the Secret Holiday. 106835 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
3 Rupert Annual 1982
Express Newspapers 1982 0850791200 / 9780850791204 Hardcover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback. Laminated pictorial boards. Title page not price clipped. Book Belongs To box not filled in. Memory Test puzzle on p. 92 not done. No names or inscriptions. In very good, clean condition. Binding firm and pages clean. Light rubs to a couple of corners of the boards and slight bump to the boards at the head of the spine. 92 pages. 307101 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
18 Rupert and the Seaside Mystery - Adventure Book No. 26
Bestall, Alfred [Enid Ash] Daily Express | Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd [c. 1955] 1955 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Slim stapled paperback. Pictorial covers. Publication date not stated but is c. 1955. An uncommonly good copy in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, bright, tight. Unmarked inside. A tiny bit of rust to the staples. Inside is as fresh as the day it was printed. pp. 24 including covers. Contains two stories - Rupert and the Seaside Mystery, and Rupert and the Dandelion Clocks. 106837 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
4 Rupert Annual 1983
Express Newspapers 1983 0850791308 / 9780850791303 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback. Not price clipped. Laminated pictorial boards. The Book Belongs To box has been filled in. Light rubs to the corners. Binding firm. Pages clean, except for a printing fault - a couple of long black streaks - on pages 78-79. 92 pages. 307103 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
19 Rupert and the Snow Pranks - Adventure Book No. 31
Bestall, Alfred [Enid Ash] Daily Express | Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd [c. 1956-7] 1956 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Slim stapled paperback. Pictorial covers. Publication date not stated but is c. 1956-7. An uncommonly good copy in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, bright, tight. Unmarked inside. A tiny bit of rust to the staples. Inside is as fresh as the day it was printed. pp. 24 including covers. Contains two stories - Rupert and the Snow Pranks, and Rupert and the Shy Coconut. 106836 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
5 Rupert Annual 1983
Express Newspapers 1983 0850791308 / 9780850791303 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Book Belongs To box not filled in but there is a previous owner's name written in small writing at the to edge of the front pastedown (i.e., just inside the front cover). Not price clipped. Laminated pictorial boards. Bumps and rubs to the bottom corners and a bump to the top corner of the front board. Binding firm. Pages clean. 92pp. 306395 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
20 The Complete Poems of Rupert Brooke
Brooke, Rupert Sidgwick and Jackson, Ltd London 1934 Leather Bound Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. Leather bound. In very good, clean condition. The binding is firm. Just light rubs to spine ends and corners. Top edge gilt. Foredges and bottom edges deckled / untrimmed. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Frontis. with tissue guard. 5th impression. pp. viii, 166. 19.8cm. tall. 309116 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
6 Rupert Annual 1983
Express Newspapers 1983 0850791308 / 9780850791303 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback. Not price clipped. Laminated pictorial boards. The Book Belongs To box has not been filled in. Binding firm and pages clean but there is damage to the binding at the head of the spine, with small loss to the top edge of the back cover next to the spine. Small, light bumps to corners. 92 pages. 307104 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
21 Done This Day: The European Idea in Action
Crawford, Oliver; Foreword By Sir Geoffrey De Freitas Rupert Hart-Davis London 1970 0246638834 / 9780246638830 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original blue boards. A few light speckles to the top outer closed textblock edge. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Pages clean and binding firm. The dust jacket is worn and torn at the edges, with two tears and creasing to the back cover. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 388, plates, foldouts. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 048773 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
7 Rupert Annual 1988
Express Newspapers 1988 0850791790 / 9780850791792 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback. Not price clipped. Laminated pictorial boards. The Book Belongs To box has not been filled in. Binding firm and pages clean. In very good, clean condition. 99 pages. Very light rubs and bruises to spine ends and corners of the boards. A nice clean copy. 307118 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
22 The Golden Honeycomb
Cronin, Vincent Rupert Hart-Davis London 1959 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
4th impression. Original red boards. Bruised at the spine ends and the top corner of the front board is bumped. Previous owner's names, address and date written on the front endpaper. Small sellotape marks on the pastedowns where, presumably, a dust jacket cover was taped to the pastedowns with short pieces of tape; just small marks remain. The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges and corners, with some short nicks to the spine ends. Front flap not price clipped. 267pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 105158 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
 
8 More Adventures of Rupert - Rupert Annual 1937
Bestall, Alfred Daily Express Publication 1937 First Edition Hardcover Poor No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
POOR CONDITION. Original Rupert bear annual for 1937. Pictorial boards with red cloth spine. The cloth of the spine is discoloured and has several tears and the rear hinge looks re-glued by a previous owner. Extensive rubbing to the boards. Front inner hinge has been crudely strengthened by a previous owner with stiff card (not an attractive repair but a functional one). Rear inner hinge is cracked and there are further weak points to the binding. Page 13/14 is a photocopy replacement (original leaf missing). Some short tears, creasing and light marks to pages but pages are relatively clean. No writing or colouring in to pages. Page 111/112 is ragged at the edges. This Book Belongs to box on the front pastedown filled in with name and date of Xmas 1937. pp. 123. 106908 
Price: 90.00 GBP

 
23 Rupert Brooke: Life, Death & Myth
Jones, Nigel Richard Cohen Books 1999 1860661718 / 9781860661716 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback and dust jacket - both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xvii, 462. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 303761 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
 
9 More Adventures of Rupert - Rupert Annual 1947
Bestall, Alfred A Daily Express Publication 1947 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back, as first published - War Economy Standard book. Stapled binding under the covers and the staples have rusted. Some foxing to the covers, a couple of small blue marks to the front cover, creasing to the corners, particularly to the bottom corners, and some short tears to the binding at the spine ends. A short tear to the edge of the front cover. This Book Belongs To box has been filled in in pencil. Short tear to the top edge of the front endpaper. Not price clipped. Quite heavy creasing to the bottom corners of the first few and the last few pages. There are some light marks to pages but pages are mostly quite clean and bright throughout. Short tear in the edge of p. 59/60. Some foxing to outer closed textblock page edges and occasional spot to pages. No colouring in or scribbles. pp. 120. 106912 
Price: 50.00 GBP

 
24 Barefaced Cheek: The apotheosis of Rupert Murdoch
Leapman, Michael Hodder and Stoughton London 1983 0340282118 / 9780340282113 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Black boards. In very good clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is faded at the spine. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 269pp. 302695 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
10 Rupert Annual 1964
Bestall, Alfred Daily Express | Beaverbrook Newspapers Ltd 1964 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Bestall, Alfred 
In overall fair condition. Boards are good; contents fair. Hardback. Laminated pictorial boards. Rubs to the spine ends, with a small repair to the surface paper at the top of the spine (1cm). Bumps and rubs to the corners, exposing board to a couple of corners. Boards and spine are otherwise good and complete. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. Book Belongs To box filled in and that page has some pencil scribbles and the stars on the page have been coloured in with biro, with some more biro and crayon colouring in to the Magic Star diagram. Some biro marks to the Contents page. Not price clipped. Some crayoning to pages 12-17. Some biro scribbles to page 21 - How to Make a Paper Butterfly page. General handling creases to pages. Painting pages have been completed - a bit untidy, with colour bleed to pages either side. Page 67-68 has a tears, with loss to the bottom edge next to the spine (a painting page). Some pages have flattened creases to the top corners where they have been folded over. A couple of short tears in the bottom edge of page 89-90. A few minor red biro scribbles on the last page. pp. 115. 106870 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
25 The Theatres of London
Mander, Raymond ; Mitchenson, Joe ; illustrated by Timothy Birdsall Rupert Hart-Davis Soho Square, London 1961 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Green boards with silver titles to the spine. Clean, tight; a very good copy. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Light bumps to the bottom corners of the boards. Very light rubs to dust jacket extremities. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 292. 309406 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
11 Rupert Spring Adventures - Adventure Book No. 32
Bestall, Alfred Daily Express | Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd Soft cover Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Slim stapled paperback. Pictorial covers. Publication date not stated but is c. 1957. An uncommonly good copy in excellent, fine condition. Clean, bright, tight, unmarked. The staples have a couple of tiny rust spots at the centrefold. Otherwise as fresh as the day it was printed. pp. 24 including covers. Contains two stories - Rupert and the Rope Trick, and Rupert and the Lonely Cottage. 0 106149 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
26 Gondolier
Marchant, William Rupert Hart-Davis 1961 First Edition Red Cloth, Silver Titles Spine Very Good Good 8vo - 8" Tall 
The book is in lovely clean condition. Bright, no names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has a tear to the the top of the back cover, with an old sellotape repair. Not price-clipped, the dust jacket is now protected in a removable clear film sleeve. 026388 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
12 Rupert Summer Adventures - Adventure Book No. 33
Bestall, Alfred Daily Express | Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Slim stapled paperback. Pictorial covers. Publication date not stated but is c. 1957. An uncommonly good copy in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, bright, tight. Unmarked inside; there are just a few tiny speckles to the front cover near the top edge / corner. The staples have a little bit of rusting but not badly corroded. Inside is as fresh as the day it was printed. pp. 24 including covers. Contains two stories - Rupert and the Speckled Seaweed, and Rupert and the Scent Garden. 0 106150 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
27 Changing Faces
Mitchell, Janice Rupert Hart Davies London 1967 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original purple boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm. Dust jacket not price clipped. 135pp. Features short chapters on King John, King Henry V, Queen Elizabeth I, Oliver Cromwell, John Churchill, Queen Victoria. 025524 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
13 Rupert and the Bottled Moonbeams - Adventure Book No. 28
Bestall, Alfred [Alex Cubie and Enid Ash] Daily Express | Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd [c. 1956] 1956 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Slim stapled paperback. Pictorial covers. Publication date not stated but is c. 1956. An uncommonly good copy in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, bright, tight. Unmarked inside. The staples have a little bit of rusting but not significantly corroded. Inside is as fresh as the day it was printed. pp. 24 including covers. Contains two stories - Rupert and the Bottled Moonbeams, and Rupert and the Frosties. 106833 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
28 Rupert: A Bear's Life
Perry, George ; with Alfred Bestall Pavilion Books 1995 1857937368 / 9781857937367 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. In excellent, clean condition but the covers have faded at the spine. Binding firm and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 169. 106692 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
 
14 Rupert and the Wild Goose Chase - Adventure Book No. 20
Bestall, Alfred [Enid Ash; Cubie, Alex] Daily Express | Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd [c. 1954] 1954 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Slim stapled paperback. Pictorial covers. Publication date not stated but is c. 1954. An uncommonly good copy in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, bright, tight. Unmarked inside. A tiny bit of rust to the staples. Inside is as fresh as the day it was printed. pp. 24 including covers. Contains two stories - Rupert and the Wild Goose Chase, and Rupert and the Glowing Pool. 106839 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
29 A Year at Kew
Smith, Rupert ; foreword by Alan Titchmarsh BBC Books 2005 0563522828 / 9780563522829 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Second hand soft back in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 192pp. 305243 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
15 Rupert and the Giant's Castle - Adventure Book No. 29
Bestall, Alfred [Enid Ash] Daily Express | Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd [c. 1956] 1956 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Slim stapled paperback. Pictorial covers. Publication date not stated but is c. 1956. An uncommonly good copy in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, bright, tight. Unmarked inside. A tiny bit of rust to the staples. Inside is as fresh as the day it was printed. pp. 24 including covers. Contains two stories - Rupert and the Giant's Castle, and Rupert and the Whirlwinds 106834 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
30 Divided Kingdom, A Novel
Thomson, Rupert Alfred A. Knopf New York 2005 1400042186 / 9781400042180 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 1st American edition. In excellent fine condition throughout. Foredges untrimmed. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Textblock tight. Bright and clean. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 302731 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
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