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Mary Tourtel Book Rupert Stories First Edition circa 1947
Mary Tourtel Rupert Stories book is for sale. Rupert Stories was published by Sampson Low Marston and Co Ltd. Rupert Stories is not dated as required but was published in circa 1947. Rupert Stories book contains three Rupert the Bear stories: Rupert and the Magic Toy Man, Rupert and the Robber Wolf, and Rupert’s Mysterious Flight.
The Rupert Stories Title Page has the words ‘Rupert Stories Verses and Drawings by Mary Tourtel’. Each of the Rupert the Bear stories have their own Title Page and have the words ‘Verses and Drawings by Mary Tourtel’.
The original red binding also has the original red spine of the book. The Rupert Stories book front board has an illustration of Rupert at the cake stand of a fair with other characters from Rupert Stories. The Rupert Stories book back board has the same illustration. The Rupert Stories binding is in Very Good condition with wear to the edges, fading to the spine, and surface wear to the back board.
As you open the book there is the ‘This Book Belongs To’ illustrated page that has not been completed. Opposite the ‘This Book Belongs To’ page is the Rupert Stories book Title Page which includes the titles of the three stories contained within this vintage Rupert book.
To the reverse of the Rupert Stories Title Page is ‘A Picture of Rupert For You To Colour’ that has not been coloured in.
The pages are not paginated as required with the start of each Rupert story having its own illustrated Title Page. The pages are in overall Very Good condition with slight wear to the fore edge of the pages.