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Rupert Annual 1978

RBS/79-T1
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An original copy of the 1978 annual. Fantastic condition. Laminated pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert on the back of a sledge, waving. First story is Rupert and the Rivals. The first Rupert annual to be drawn by John Harrold.  Corners and spine are in good condition, although very slightly bumped with a touch of shelf wear. It has been price cut but is not inscribed. Contents clean and lovely and bright. A super copy. A great copy.

Rupert Annual 1979

RBSALS1573
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An original of the 1979 Rupert annual in goodcondition. Cover shows Rupert sitting on a log with a dragon and Spring Imp. First story is Rupert and the Penguins. Spine is intact but the corners are slightly bumped. Not price clipped or inscribed.  The  The contents are lovely and the pages are nice and crisp - I would even go as far as saying unread! A great copy.

 

Rupert Annual 1979

RBS/80 -A4
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A very rare original of the 1979 Rupert annual in absolutely fantastic condition. Cover shows Rupert sitting on a log with a dragon and Spring Imp. First story is Rupert and the Penguins. Spine intact and corners only very slightly bumped. Not price clipped or inscribed.  The rarity value of this annual is that it is actually printed in Great Britain and priced in $ — $4.50. The contents are lovely and the pages are crisp. A cracking copy indeed.

Special Delivery Service applies.

Rupert Annual 1980

RBSALS1980
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A lovely condition 1980 Rupert Annual. Cover shows Rupert and Bill play by tree with glove puppets. Spine is complete. Corners are square. Name box is clean but it is price cut. 1980 has been written in ink to front endpaper(quite small). Contents are excellent, bright and clean and in very good condition indeed with no scribbles.  A great 29 year old annual.

Rupert Annual 1981

RBS/82/T1
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An original copy of the 1981 annual. In good condition. Tall edition with laminated boards - Rupert holding a baby duck. First story is Rupert and the Castle Trap. Corners are square but all tips have wear and nicks to the laminate. The spine is complete with wear to top and bottom just like the corners.  It has been price clipped and is inscribed. The contents however are in super condition. Not a bad copy at all.

Rupert Annual 1982

RBSALS1592
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An original copy of the 1982 annual. In good condition. Tall edition with laminated boards - Rupert and pals jumping with springs on feet. First story is Rupert and Pong Ping. No name in belongs to box but has been  price clipped. Spine complete and corners showing signs of some shelf wear and slight bumping . Internally the pages are good and the colours are lovely and bright. Small creases to top corners of pages 67-77. Not a bad example of a 27yr old annual.

Rupert Annual 1983

RBSALS1954
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Sold

An original 1983 Annual in good condition. Front cover shows Rupert in plane flown by clown. First story Rupert and the Black Circle.  Not inscribed but has been price clipped. Covers are in reasonable conditon and corners are square. Slight damage to bottom of front and back covers. Contents are in great condition and are lovely and bright.  A great addition to any collection.

Rupert Annual 1984

RBSALS1004
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An original copy of the 1984 annual. In good condition. Tall laminated pictorial boards - Rupert & chums leaving school. First story is Rupert & the Two Moons. 93 pages. Cover designs & endpapers by John Harrold. Tips of corners are rubbed. Bumping to tip and tail of spine and slight split to laminate at base. It is minimal. Name in box but not price cut (£2.25). Rear cover picture and been completed crayon. Internally the pages are in good condition.

Rupert Annual 1985

RBS1985
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The 50th anniversary Rupert annual - a salute to Alfred Bestall, the first illustrator of Rupert annuals. Contains a story from each of the 6 decades since the first Rupert annual. The first four stories are by Bestall. A keepsake for collectors. In mint condition. Not Inscribed and not price clipped. A super copy. This copy is the Canadian Version - which is exactly the same, but has the price mark in $ 7.95.  A very rare find in the UK for sure this one. A real collectors item.

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Rupert Annual 1986

RBSALS1961
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An original copy of the 1986 annual. In best part mint condition. Tall laminate boards edition - Cover is Rupert with net and tadpoles in jar. First story is Rupert & the Strange Airman. Not inscribed or  price clipped (£2.95). Contents are superb - clean and very bright. 'Your own Rupert story' on page 85 has not been written and coloured. A very nice copy!

Rupert Annual 1987

RBSALS1613
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An original copy of the 1987 annual. In excellent condition. Tall laminated pictorial boards - Rupert with a parrot on his shoulder. First story is Rupert and the River Pirates.  Rupert story on page 77 has been done in child gibberish. The rest of the annual pages are in great condition. Not price clipped(£3.25) or inscribed. A nice annual.

Rupert Annual 1988

RBSALS1967
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An original copy of the 1988 annual in best part mint condition. Tall laminate  glazed boards - Rupert in Umbrella with Sage of Um. First story is Rupert on Um Island.  Not price clipped (£3.50) and not inscribed.  Your own Rupert story on page 55 has been not been coloured. A lovely annual.

Rupert Annual 1989

RBSALS1625
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An original copy of the 1989 annual. Excellent condition. Annual No. 54. Tall format glazed boards - Rupert & chums with snowman. First story is Rupert and the Boomerarrow. Spine complete and corners square. Slight bumping to top and bottom.Not price clipped (£3.85) or inscribed. A super copy that appears to be unread.

Rupert Annual 1990

RBS/303
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An original copy of the 1990 annual. 'As new' condition in a superb dustwrapper which is rarely still in existence. A lovely poster of Rupert on reverse of wrapper. Annual No. 55 - 70th anniversary edition. Tall laminated pictorial glazed boards - Rupert on a bench with Baby Badger and Little Yum. A super copy throughout - not price clipped (£4.25) and not inscribed. A wonderful and sought after edition with it's dust wrapper.

Rupert Annual 1991

RBS/264-A6
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An original copy of the 1991 annual. In mint condition. Tall format glazed boards - Rupert on rock at seashore with dove. Pictorial endpapers by Alfred Bestall, cover design by John Harrold.  A superb and appears to be unread copy. Not price clipped (£4.25). Not inscribed or price cut.  Contents are fantastic. The perfect additon!

Rupert Annual 1992

RBS/93 -A6
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An original copy of the 1992 annual. In mint condition. Tall format glazed boards -  Rupert carol singing with lantern. First story is Rupert and the Falling Leaf.  Not price clipped (£4.25) or inscribed. All  contents are in superb condition and are lovely and bright.

Rupert Annual 1993

RBS/94 -A6
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An original copy of 1993 annual. In mint condition annual No. 58. Glazed pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert with jester. A superb and appears unread copy. Perfect in every respect.

Rupert Annual 1994

RBS/95
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An original copy of 1994 annual. Mint condition annual No. 59. Glazed pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert holding bucket and spade sitting on shoulders of Uncle Boris. Sea in background. Spine and corners are perfect - this appears to be an unread copy. Contents are lovely, clean and bright. Not price clipped (£4.99) or inscribed.

Rupert Annual 1995

RBS/96 - A66
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An original copy of the 1995 annual - 75th Anniversary Edition. Mint condition.  The cover is Rupert riding on the back of Pegasus with chariot carrying his friends.  First story is Rupert and the Pharoah's Treasure. Not price clipped (£5.50) or inscribed. Contents are clean and very bright. Appears unread. Perfect!

Rupert Annual 1996

RBS/260 - A6(2)
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An Original copy of the 1996 annual. In  mint condition. Annual No. 61. Front cover shows Rupert and friends with Little Bo Peep and castle in background. First story is Rupert and the Dragon Dance. Not price clipped (£5.99) or inscribed. A superb copy.

Rupert Annual 1997

RBS/419-A66
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An Original copy of the 1997 annual. In mint condition. Annual No. 62. Tall format, glazed boards. Front cover shows Rupert in his special pond skates. Not price clipped (£6.99) or inscribed.  Contents are clean and bright. Superb.

Rupert Annual 1998

RBS/99 -A66
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An original copy of the 1998 annual. Mint condition, appears unread. Cover: Rupert offering a tray of cakes to fairy with unicorn in background. No bumps or dents. First story Rupert and the missing cakes. Not price clipped (£6.99) or inscribed. A Superb copy.

Rupert Annual 1999

RBS/100
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An original copy of the 1999 annual. Mint condition, appears unread. Cover shows Rupert with small wings on his boots holding a frisbee, with friends and Uncle Grizzly in background. No bumps or dents. First story Rupert and the missing cakes. Not price clipped (£6.99) or inscribed. A superb copy.

Rupert Annual 2000

RBS/451 - L11
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An original copy of the 2000 annual. In excellent condition - Annual No. 65. Front cover shows Rupert with corn dollies. Not price clipped (£6.99) or inscribed. Contents mint. Appears unread. A lovely copy , however very slight damage to front cover where sticker was once applied and bottom corners slightly bruised.  The damage is hardly noticeable.

Rupert Annual 2000

RBSALS101
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An original copy of the 2000 annual. In Mint Condition - Annual No. 65. Front cover shows Rupert with corn dollies. Not price clipped (£6.99) or inscribed. Contents mint. Appears unread. A lovely copy and perfect in every respect.

Rupert Annual 2001

RBS/258 - L11
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An original copy of the 2001 annual. In mint condition. Covers shows Rupert and Beatrix Badger riding a seahorse with merman looking on. Not price clipped(£6.99).  No damage or scribbles to be found. These annuals, although not that old, are getting harder to find in this condition, as the collector market for Rupert grows.

Rupert Annual 2002

RBS/103 -A66
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An original copy of the 2002 annual. A mint condition annual No 67. Cover shows Rupert sitting on ground with toy lion licking his face. Contents also mint. Not priced clipped (£6.99) or inscribed. A Fantastic copy.

Rupert Annual 2003

RBS38
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Brand New - Mint condition - Published September 2003 for 2004 Annual No. 68. Front cover shows Rupert ringing handbells. This edition is now 'Out of print' and is not found in the high street.

Rupert Annual 2004

RBS40
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Brand New - Mint condition - Published September 2004 for 2005 - Annual No. 69. Cover shows Rupert holding baby Ming the dragon. Last year's annual, published by Express Newspapers. This edition is now 'Out of print' and is not found in the high street.

Rupert Annual 2005

RBS/308
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NOW OUT OF PRINT - STOCK STILL AVAILABLE

Brand New and not previously sold - Mint condition - Published October 2005 for 2006 - Annual No. 70. Cover shows Rupert skating.

Rupert Annual 2006

RBS/445
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Special Offer

***Now Out Of Print***

Special Offer

WAS £8.00

Brand New Rupert Annual - Published September 2006 for 2007 - Annual No. 71. This is the last annual to be published by Express Newspapers. No need to worry though fellow collectors - Future annuals have been assured and they will be published by Entertainment Rights Distribution Ltd and Egmont Books. This years cover, superbly drawn by John Harrold, shows Rupert riding a Reindeer, with all our favouite pals lurking in and around there somewhere! 

Rupert Annual 2007

RBS546
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Special Offer

Now 'Out of Print'!

Special Offer

WAS £7.99

This is the first annual produced  by Egmont UK Ltd and it is The Rupert Annual No 72. The size has been reduced from the annuals that have been produced over the past years, and it is now slightly smaller than those of the 1980's (285x216mm).  The covers and endpapers are beautifully drawn yet again by John Harrold and coloured by Gina Hart. The cover shows our favourite bear as always, with Mr Chimp in the shop, Bill Badger, Willie Mouse, Gregory guinea pig and his Mum and even two rarely seen 'Railies' coming up from underground. The annual contains the story 'Rupert and The Metal Horse', which has never appeared in The Rupert Annual before.

A limited number of signed annuals will be available through us again this year. Please see the entry below.

 

Rupert Annual 2008 - No 73

RBS/659
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Special Offer

Now Out of Print

Special Offer 

WAS £7.99

This is the first annual drawn by the new Rupert Illustrator Stuart Trotter, whose life long dream of following in the footsteps of Alfred Bestall is now a reality. Brand new stories written and illustrated by Stuart with fantastic rhymimg couplets by Anna Bowles.  A truly wonderful new chapter in the magical world of Rupert Bear. Rupert Annual number 73. This annual is the limited edition hard cover variety.  The bulk of these annuals were printed with a padded cover in error.

Rupert Annual 2009 - No 74

RBS725
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Published August 2009

Sorry - Out of print

No copies currently available

 

This is the second annual drawn by the new Rupert Illustrator Stuart Trotter. The 2009 annual for 2010. 72 pages of brand new stories and activities.  This years annual is being wholly produced in the traditional fashion of previous annuals - hard covered and gloss finished!  This is annual number 74 in the series.

 

Rupert Annual 2010 - No 75

RBS765
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As predicted - this annual sold out before Christmas 2010 and is now out of print.

 

We managed to secure a handful of mint condition annuals which lasted us some time.  Sadly now sold out.

This is the Rupert Annual celebrating Rupert's 90th year!  (It is also known as the 2011 annual)

It is to be a compilation annual, containing four stories - one from each Artist, namely Mary Tourtel, Alfred Bestall, John Harrold and Stuart Trotter.  Stuart's story is a brand new one!  As well as the stories, it features the usual spread of puzzles and games, which also include the work of Alex Cubie.

This annual has been published in August 2010 and includes the following stories:-

Rupert at School - 1922 - Mary Tourtel

Rupert's Queer Path - 1949 - Alfred Bestall

Rupert's Birthday Adventure - 1995 - John Harrold

Rupert and the Snowbird - 2010 - Stuart Trotter

 

 

Rupert Annual 2011 - No 76

RBS784
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Published 1st August 2011 and now Out of Print

Limited stock still available

This 76th Annual is again a compilation annual, featuring Rupert and Ozzie, set at the time of the Queens Coronation in 1952, as this is her Diamond Jubilee year. 

Included in this annual are stories and puzzles for Alfred Bestall and John Harrold, as well as a new story written by Stuart Trotter, introducing a new character Robo - A robot!

The stories are

Rupert and the little plane

Rupert and Ozzie

Rupert and Robo (New Story)

Rupert an the Mail Train

Following the trend of recent years, this annual sold out and it disappeared from the "High Street".  Very limited stock available.

 

Rupert Annual 2012 - No 77

RBS805
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Published 6th August 2012

This is the 77th Rupert Annual for 2013, which this year features stories focusing on holidays and adventure. 

Adventure as you all now is a core element in many Rupert Stories - and always Rupert and his friends make it home safe and sound from their journeys - just in time for tea!

Stuart Trotter’s has written the new story for the annual, where Rupert and Mother take a holiday by the sea. Rupert finds himself ..........No No NO!  I am not telling you any more. You will have to buy the annual to find out what happens.

The contents include:

Rupert and the Blue Moon

Rupert and the River Pirates

New Story - Rupert and Bo'sun's Chair

Following the trend of recent years, this annual sold out and it disappeared from the "High Street".  Very limited stock available.

 

Rupert Annual 2013 - No 78

RBS815
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Published 5th August 2013

Available now

This is the 78th Rupert Annual for 2014, yet again full of fun for all Rupert Fans.

Stuart Trotter has again drawn the covers, end papers and has written and illustrated the new Rupert story, Rupert And The Cart Race.

As a compilation annual again the other features are

Rupert And The Rugger Match (Bestall)

Rupert And The Baby Cloud (Enid Asher)

Rupert And The Missing Snow (John Harrold)

Rupert's Paper Banger (Origami Activity)

The limit on the annual's publication run means that this annual will sell out.  Please don't allow yourselves to be disappointed.

Rupert Annual 2014 - No 79

RBS968
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Sold Out - Out of Print

Despite incorrect information already being passed around, there are no fewer annuals being printed this yeat than the last few years.  The print run remains the same. In saying that, it will again sell out and will go "Out Of Print" as the past few years have. Please do not let yourself be disappointed.  There is no formula as to how popular an annual will be.

 

A new story of Rupert and Snowflake by Stuart Trotter is a welcome addition to what has now become a standard "compilation" annual.  A new cover and endapapers make this a lovely edition for all lovers of Rupert.

 

Contents are as follows:

Rupert and the Boffit - Bestall

Rupert and the Ocean Office - Cubie

Rupert and the Nut Hatch - Harrold

Rupert's Horsehead Paperfold

Rupert and Snowflake - Trotter

Game based on Rupert And Snowflake  

 

Postage Europe £5.50 and Rest of the World £8.75

Rupert Annual 2015 - No 80

RBS974
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Published Now and In Stock - Orders taken now

The 80th Annual for our favourite bear!  In this year's annual Rupert discovers a pirate shipwreck, and a chest that contains a valuable treasure,  Can he return the treasure to it's rightful owner?

This year's offering by popular demand is 50 pages bigger than the previous handful of years, virtually returning it's time old and favoured size.  Much better value indeed!  A consequence is a price increase, the first in many years.  Still superb value for fans of Rupert.

Contents:-

 

Rupert And The Mulp Gulper by John Harrold

Rupert and the Coral Crown by Stuart Trotter

Spot the Difference based on Rupert and the Coral Crown

Rupert and the Noisy Firework by John Harrold

Rupert's Baby Origami

Rupert's Country Ramble Game

Rupert and the Carved Stick by Alfred Bestall

Rupert's Decoration

Rupert and Santa Paws by Jennifer Kisler

Freddy the Fox Origami

Rupert and the Christmas Box by John Harrold

Rupert And The Mulp Gulper by John Harrold

Rupert and the Coral Crown by Stuart Trotter

Spot the Difference based on Rupert and the Coral Crown

Rupert and the Noisy Firework by John Harrold

Rupert's Baby Origami

Rupert's Country Ramble Game

Rupert and the Carved Stick by Alfred Bestall

Rupert's Decoration

Rupert and Santa Paws by Jennifer Kisler

Freddy the Fox Origami

Rupert and the Christmas Box by John Harrold

 

Overseas postage -  Europe £5.50 and Rest of the world £8.75. 

Rupert Annual 2016 - No 81

RBS986
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Out Now!

This is the 81st Rupert annual, also known as the 2017 Annual.

This year's offering, which retains it's revived 120 page chunky format of last year, contains the new story of Rupert and the Green Man written and illustrated by Stuart Trotter.  The Green Man is a mythical but kindly chap who wants to help the chums gather autumn produce for the Nutwood Autumn Fete.  He however has a mischevious friend ... Conker...who is up to no good!

A lovely edition worthy of any collection and a treat for any Rupert Fan - new or old.  Packed as always with lots of fun for all ages, this will be supplied as soon as it is released by the publisher.

Story Contents are:

Rupert and the Iceberg, Rupert and the Garden Mystery, Rupert and the Fiddler, Rupert and the Green Man (new) Rupert and the Gremlins and Rupert and the Snowball.

Overseas Postage - Europe £5.50 Rest of the world £8.75