Mary Tourtel Book The Monster Rupert Book First Edition 1950
The Monster Rupert Book with 200 cut-outs in colour is for sale. The Monster Rupert book was published by Sampson Low Marston and Co Ltd in 1950. Rupert the Bear book The Monster Rupert Book with 200 cut-outs in colour is for sale. The Monster Rupert book was published by Sampson Low Marston and Co Ltd in 1950.
The Monster Rupert Book front board of the book features Rupert, Edward and Bill helping a boy out of a hole in the ground. The Monster Rupert Book back board of the book features Rupert holding onto a Princess on a horseback.
The original red spine of the book is still present. The Contents of the Monster Rupert Book is Rupert in Trouble Again, Rupert and the Old Man of the Sea, Rupert the Witch and Tabitha, Rupert and the Wilful Princess, and Rupert Goes Hiking.
The original Monster Rupert Book binding is in Very Good condition but has corner knocks, fading to the spine and light marks and slight fading to the front board and back board.
As you open the book you are met on the front paste down an Introduction with an illustration of Rupert helping the boy out of a hole from a different angle, which is located opposite The Monster Rupert Title Page, which also has the Contents of the Monster Rupert book. Over the page from the Monster Rupert Title Page is the ‘This Book Belongs To’ page.
The pages are in overall Very Good condition being very clean with only light and occasional spotting, and a name on the “This Book Belongs To” page.