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The books featured on this page are comic strip format, with some early 
editions having text stories included. All are published by D.C. Thompson.


All dates stated on this page pertain to the year that the annual was produced for
e.g. 1964 (actually printed 1963, intended for maximum sales at Christmas).

Name in lower case preceding CHARACTER NAME is the original artist
- - - - - - - - - -

Cover:
unless otherwise stated, there is no damage, with the possible
exception of slight rubbing on the edge and / or corners. The spine is complete.

Contents:
signs of ownership and use are noted.   Therefore, THERE IS NO:
name
/ inscr (inscription),  price cut (printed retail price clipped),
fox (foxing), dam (damage),   bump (bumped)  etc...
...if not stated as such
.

ps. name & address = unless o/w stated, this is filled in neatly within the box provided.

*  adjacent to year indicates that the book is ex-shop stock (new).

Discounts applicable on quantity.

WHOLESALE APPLIES TO
30+ Units

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BASH STREET KIDS ANNUAL FOR SALE
                           

Beano's unruly lot, late being featured in an annual of their own.
1980, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1989, 1990, then every year thereon.
 
 ID  Date Cover Contents Price
9 1982 VG+ NM 8
1 1984 nr Fine NM 8
2 1989 VG+ (corners rubbed only)                           1/4 tear 1 pge; o/w Fine +       5
3 1990 VG+ (corners rubbed only) Fine 4
9 1990 NM NM 8
5 1992 NM Fine 3
8 1993 * Fine + NM 4

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A good selection of The Beano Book Annual for sale 

                      


Dudley Watkins LORD SNOOTY + JIMMY and his MAGIC PATCH + TOM THUMB * BIFFO THE BEAR
Leo Baxendale MINNIE THE MINX + BASH STREET KIDS + LITTLE PLUM + THE THREE BEARS
David Law DENNIS THE MENACE * Ken Reid ROGER THE DODGER + JONAH
Malcolm Judge BILLY WHIZZ * Paddy Brennan GENERAL JUMBO

Beano Annuals being the most popular title amongst collectors and the general reader.
The listing on this page illustrates that locating best examples of pre 1970 to be elusive.

1940 + 1941 = The Beano Book  *  1942 to 1950 = The Magic Beano Book 
1951 to date = The Beano Book   *   Pre 1966 are not year dated

 
   ID     Date   Cover Contents Price
68   1954   G -  light stain * corners bump * 3" paper sp mis.  name & add. written + ink stamp o/w min VG     60
56   1954   G+ * light creasing * some wear on spine ~ image on file neat name & address; o/w  VG+ 100
3   1954   VG min.* clean cover neat name & address; o/w nr Fine 120
4   1956   VG. * spine VG+  Beano1956.jpg (85178 bytes) neat inscription; o/w min. VG+ 95
105


.
  1957


.
  spine: paper split top and bot. on front (easily
 repairable), back ridge slight fray; light rub on edges of 
  front board; slight bump on right corners; 2/- on back;
  board's faces EX+; scarce book / condition


front fly and pages 104/ 5/ 6 light yellow spots;
 book is VG+ to EX+ throughout



65   1958   G * no spine, right corners bump (face VG+) image on file min VG+ 22
65a   1958   very small dam top + bot spine ,o/w Fine + (best) Beano1958_Fine.jpg (71258 bytes)     Fine +  **
5   1959   VG+ min.  Beano1959_VG.jpg (73175 bytes) name & address: o/w min Fine ***
9   1960   Fine      ,image on file appears unread * NM ***
6   1960   VG+ * 2 corners bmp, o/w nr Fine inscription; o/w Fine 80
80   1961   spine has slight damage top + bottom; boards Fine + Beano1961_80.jpg (60712 bytes)  Fine + 58
133   1961   back VG+; other Fine  4 leaves very top corner creased; o/w Fine 50
10   1961   NM  Beano1961.jpg (69607 bytes) neat inscr. top of name page; o/w NM ***
77   1962   VG * top spine dam, bot. sp. 1" split; rest Fine Beano1962_77.jpg (91410 bytes) TEASER TIME page slight pen marks; o/w Fine+ 50
138   1964   Fine + small name top of inside cover; o/w  Fine **
109
.
  1964
.
  1" missing from bot. spine; spine VG;  rest nr Fine
  .actually is dated on front of the bus on the title page
inking inside back cover; rest Fine
.

15
98
.
  1966
.
  Fine *  boards slight bend Beano1966_98.jpg (56048 bytes)
.
PICTURE POSER + BLANK LOOKS pages
 are 1/2 completed; o/w NM

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110
.
  1966
.
  top of spine miss, split at bottom against spine, 
 o/w min. VG
PICTURE POSER + LADDERS pages completed; 
 o/w  min. VG+

20
111
.
  1967
.
  top + bot. of spine split, small piece off bottom,
 tear on back, corners bumped; clean boards

 nr Fine

17
132   1967   Fine 'Help SOS' completed; o/w Fine 35
101   1968   VG- * light indents, top + bot. spine slight damage x-word done; o/w min. of VG+ 16
75
.
  1968
.
  VG+ * top + bot spine light 1" split; boards Fine + Beano1968_75.jpg (75287 bytes)
.
name & address on 'BOOK 1968' page;
 Dennis's x-word completed; rest Fine +

32
108   1969   small piece of lamination missing top left; o/w nr Fine Fine + 38
131   1969   2" lam. peel front spine ridge, 7" on rear; o/w Fine nr. Fine 28
73   1970   G+ * 1/2" bot sp miss, corners bumped Fine 6
118   1970   2" split top of front spine ridge; o/w Fine 'Trick Pics' Fold page = 2 vertical folds; o/w Fine + 36
78   1970   tiny lamination missing back ridge; o/w NM Beano1970_78.jpg (55138 bytes) x-word completed; o/w NM 40
103   1970   NM Beano1970_103.jpg (45801 bytes) 'Trick Pics' page x 2 folds; o/w NM 40
115   1971   Fine + Fine + 40
72   1971   1" bot spine miss o/w min VG Fine 8
11   1971   2" split/ damage bot spine; rest VG+  writing 1st pge & in back & puzzle pge 9
231   1971   top + bottom of spine slight damage; lam. miss from ridge Fine + 16
104   1971   Fine + Beano1971_104.jpg (48583 bytes) NM 48
74   1972   11/2" bot spine miss, o/w VG (light impressions) Fine + 8
107   1972   1/2" damage bottom of spine; o/w Fine + price cut; o/w NM 18
230   1972   short split top of spine; 3/4" missing bot. of spine; rest Fine Fine + 18
20   1972   NM  Beano1972_NM.jpg (58675 bytes) NM **
17   1973   5" split in ridge; o/w VG+ image on file name; o/w Fine+ 15
13   1973   VG+ (outline on Biffo's ears)  image on file slight fox page edges; o/w Fine 15
69   1973   VG- * top spine split 1", light impressions Fine + 9
75   1973   VG  name & address top left title pge; o/w VG+ 12
14   1973   VG+ (light indents) NM 20
15   1974   VG- (spine split, back creased) Beano1974_VG-.jpg (69415 bytes) Fine + 12
71   1974   VG+  * spine split 2" (repairable) o/w nr Fine name & address; o/w Fine + 12
232   1974   Fine slight foxing 1st 4 pgs and last 4 o/w Fine 14
113   1974   Fine name & address; 5 pgs small corner crease; rest Fine 12
16   1974   NM slight fox end papers & edges; o/w Fine 16
76   1974   Fine + Beano1974_76.jpg (90331 bytes) pen line inside cover (as shown); o/w NM 18
135   1974   min. Fine Fine 22
71   1975   VG+ min name & address; o/w NM 12
235   1975   Fine tidy name with 'This Book Belongs To' ; o/w Fine + 18
136   1975   NM tidy name with 'This Book Belongs To' ; o/w Fine + 22
79   1976   Fine (very light indents on back, hence not NM) NM 18
233   1976   Fine + Fine + 24
234   1977   top spine slight damage; lower spine split 4" at front * clean Fine + 12
102   1977   VG+ min. Fine + 14
23   1978   Fine large inscr inside cover; o/w NM 6
99   1978   Fine + name inked out (2" x 1/2" block) title page; o/w NM 6
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  Starting here; the stock no's in the 200's are most probably  unread. Although graded as NM , 95% are as new -
75   1979   VG+ Fine 7
89   1979   nr Fine one page with light crease; o/w Fine + 6
105   1979   Fine + price cut; o/w NM 7
201   1979   Fine + NM 9
202   1980   Fine + NM 9
25   1980   Fine Fine + 7
25   1980   Fine Fine + 7
203   1981   NM NM 9
93   1981   VG+ NM 5
204   1982   NM NM 9
72   1982   NM NM 9
107   1982   Fine + Fine + 7
70   1983   VG * light scratches very light fox inside front cover; o/w Fine 4
73   1983   NM NM 9
74   1984   Fine + NM 8
68   1984 *   NM NM 9
206   1985   NM NM 9
85   1985   NM NM 9
26   1985   Fine Fine 7
207   1986   NM NM 9
28   1986   VG+ (min) slight fox back end p., price cut; o/w Fine+ 3
27   1986   Fine slight fox end papers, price cut; o/w NM 5
29   1986   Fine slight fox front end paper; o/w Fine 6
58   1987   VG+ (min) slight fox inside covers; o/w NM 3
30   1987   NM price cut; o/w NM 6
31   1987 *   Fine slight fox front end paper; o/w NM 5
208   1988   NM NM 9
87   1988 *   NM NM 9
33   1988 *   Fine + slight fox front end paper; o/w NM 6
209   1989   NM NM 9
37   1989 *   NM NM 9
36   1989   VG+ Fine + 3
210   1990   NM NM 8
90   1990   NM NM 8
38   1989 *   Fine (small crease on back) NM 5
39   1990   nr Fine NM 4
211   1991   NM NM 8
40   1991   NM NM 8
41   1991   Fine writing on puzzle page; o/w Fine + 4
212   1992 *   NM NM 8
43   1992 *   Fine + NM 7
97   1992 *   nr Fine NM 5
213   1993 *   NM NM 8
88   1993 *   NM NM 8
45   1993 *   Fine + NM 7
44   1993 *   nr Fine NM 5
46   1994   nr Fine feint writing on quiz pages (2); o/w Fine + 4
47   1994 *   NM NM 8
48   1994 *   NM NM 8
49   1994 *   NM NM 8
214   1995   NM NM 8
96   1995   NM NM 8
50   1995   Fine + NM 6
215   1996   NM NM 8
52   1996 *   NM NM 8
51   1996 *   Fine + NM 6
216   1997 *   NM NM 8
217   1998 *   NM NM 7
53   1998 *   NM NM 7
91   1998 *   Fine + NM 6
218   1999   NM NM 7
55   1999 *   NM NM 7
60   1998   Fine NM 4
66   1999 *   Fine + NM 4
61   1999   nr Fine price cut; o/w NM 3
219   2000   NM NM 7
67   2001   Fin Fine + 3
109   2001   NM NM 4
221   2001   NM NM 4
222   2002   NM NM 5
223   2003   NM NM 5
224   2004   NM NM 5
225   2005   NM NM 5
226   2005   NM NM 5

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A good selection of The Beezer Book Annual for sale 

                             

Dudley Watkins GINGER * Leo Baxendale BANANA BUNCH * Malcolm Judge NUMBSKULLS + THE BADD LADS
Tom Bannister POP, DICK and HARRY + COLONEL BLINK * Bill Ritchie BABY CROCKETT + SMIFFIE

1st annual 1958  *  Pre 1966 are not year dated

  ID    Date    Cover Contents Price
2
.
1961
.
G+ * slight dam bot edge. Spine: lam miss,
                                    top split, 1" bot miss Beezer1961_G.jpg (63828 bytes)
name * address tippexed. 1961 calendar 
                                   months marked.* VG
8
3
.
1961
.
VG * lam lift 1/4 area of face;
          lam missing top & bot spine  

name & address, small pen mark 2 pgs; o/w VG+

15
81 1961 lamination missing most of spine; boards Fine name + address; o/w NM 35
76 1961 lamination missing 4" of spine; o/w NM NM 58
79 1962 Fine name & address; o/w Fine + 44
32
.
1963
.
VG+ * top corner bump, lam split 
      bot front ridge + all back ridge
name & address, small writing inside cover;
                     bot 2 pages small nick; o/w VG+
18
90 1965 lamination peeled on back ridge o/w min. VG+ buildings top of fly penciled, name in pencil; rest Fine + 44
5
.
1966
.
VG * top & bot spine split, lam split on sp ridge, 
                                         right corner bump

some pen inside cover, name; o/w Fine
12
6 1967 VG * lam miss on spine ridges  Beezer1967.jpg (62029 bytes) nr Fine 14
74 1968 VG+ tiny piece off one corner; o/w VG+ 22
75 1969 3/4" off top of spine; o/w VG+ name & address; o/w Fine 12
8 1970 lam split 2" top spine ridge; o/w Fine name, name & address on blue fly leaf; o/w nr Fine 14
37 1970 VG+ (min)   NM 22
7
-
1970
;
VG * lam miss spine ridges, 1" bot spine miss price cut, name, 5 pgs light stain, last pge torn/ taped        5
10 1971 VG+ (lam split spine ridge:1" front + all back name & address + small inscr bot corner; o/w nr Fine 8
9 1971 Fine name & address; o/w Fine 14
38 1971 NM name; o/w NM 18
11 1972 VG+ VG+ 8
63 1972 VG+ dot to dots done on Teezers page; o/w Fine 8
12 1972 Fine  Beezer1972.jpg (52142 bytes) name; o/w Fine + 12
13 1973 NM Fine + 17
13 1973 nr Fine  Beezer1973.jpg (52570 bytes) name; o/w Fine 10
15 1974 Fine +  Beezer1974.jpg (70161 bytes) name & address; o/w Fine + 12
39 1974 NM name & address; o/w NM 14
65 1974 Fine + Fine + 18
81 1974 VG+ inscr, ; price crossed out; ; o./w Fine 6
14 1974 VG (indents) price cut, name & address; o/w VG+ 7
1 1975 Fine + NM 14
18 1975 Fine + maze + dot-to-dot done on Teezers page; o/w Fine 9
40 1975 VG+ (light impressions only) printer's fault one pge corner; o/w NM 7
41 1975 VG+ (few light indents on back) NM 8
17 1975 G+ * 2 crease lines writing inside cover + teezers pgs, price cut, name 4
16
.
1975
.
VG- * impressions, light crease, top & 
              bot spine split, corners bump

writing on teezers pgs, name; o/w min VG

4
42
.
1976
.
VG (min) price cut, name & address, light water stain 
                                              top last 4 leaves

3
78 1976 Fine + NM 14
66 1977 NM NM 14
79 1977 Fine + price cut; name; o/w Fine 6
43 1977 nr Fine light fox on name & title pgs; o/w NM 6
44 1977 VG * crease lines on back price crossed out, name & address; o/w Fine 5
67 1978 NM NM 14
46
,
1978
,
VG * bottom right corner slight dam,
                                     corners bump

price crossed out, name, light fox inside cover

4
45 1978 VG * light imp., bottom right corner sl. dam Fine + 7
77 1979 NM NM 14
47 1980 VG+ (min) name & address; o/w Fine + 4
83 1980 NM price cut; o/w Fine + 8
73 1980 Fine NM 10
72 1981 NM NM 10
62 1981 VG+ (min) Fine 4
19
,
1981
,
VG * bumped + indents price cut, name & address crossed out,
      name & address on title pge; o/w nr Fine

2
88 1981 Fine + NM 6
82 1982 Fine + NM 6
71 1982 NM NM 8
70 1983 NM NM 8
80 1983 NM Fine + 7
20 1984 Fine + name, small inscr inside cover; o/w Fine 6
69 1984 Fine + NM 6
21 1985 VG (back has vertical crease lines) name; o/w Fine + 4
48 1985 Fine + NM 9
68 1985 Fine NM 7
60 1986 VG+ NM 5
22 1986 Fine name & address; o/w NM 5
49 1986 NM Fine + 9
23 1987 VG+ name & address; o/w Fine + 4
50 1987 VG+ (min) NM 5
67 1987 Fine + NM 8
84 1987 NM Fine + 7
82 1988 Fine name; o/w NM 5
61 1989 VG+ price cut; o/w Fine + 3
24 1989 NM price cut, name & address; o/w NM 4
51 1989 nr Fine (min: top right corners bumped only) NM 7
52 1991 NM NM 5
25 1991 * NM NM 5
26 1992 VG+ Fine + 2
86 1992 VG+ NM 3
27 1993 VG+ (few light impressions) NM 3
53 1993 Fine + NM 4
87 1994 Fine NM 3
58 1999 Fine NM 3
29 2000 * Fine NM 3

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A good selection of Beryl The Peril UK Annual for sale 
                                     

Topper character with "her own" publication.
1st annual 1959  *  Issued alternate years up to 1979, irregular thereafter.
Pre 1967 not year dated.

  ID   Date   Cover Contents Price
14
.
1958
.
3" miss. bottom of spine; rest min. VG+ * The 1st BTP Annual 
.
'HAPPY CHRISTMAS 1958 K. PRIEST' in pen 
 top border inside cover; min. of VG+

60
1 1961 G+ * top 21/2" spine dam, lam at bot split ~ image on file name on fly leaf; o/w Fine 18
15
.
1961
.
4 x small sections of laminate peel on spine border;
 
remainder of cover is Fine +  ~ image on file

NM

45
12 1963 lam miss from spine ridges; o/w VG+  BerylPeril1963.jpg (48655 bytes) 1/2" x 11/2" corner cut last pge; o/w nr Fine 48
2 1965 1" split in lam on spine ridge; o/w NM  BerylPeril1965.jpg (47923 bytes) price cut, name erased; o/w Fine + 48
3 1967 NM  BerylPeril1967.jpg (49384 bytes) 3 pgs light corner crease; o/w Fine + 48
11 1967 G * spine dam (top painted), small crease front + back    light fox end papers; o/w VG+ 8
5 1969 Fine +   name & address; o/w NM 34
6 1969 nr Fine  BerylPeril1969.jpg (42097 bytes) NM 40
7 1975 Fine (min)  BerlPeril1975.jpg (52665 bytes) NM 24
8 1987 VG price cut; o/w NM 5
9 1988 nr Fine NM 7
10 1988 nr Fine BERYL THE PERIL ANNUALS FOR SALE BERYL THE PERIL BOOKS inscr on top of name page; o/w Fine + 4

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This title is the 'younger' reader, with varying strip stories. Does include Beezer's BABY CROCKETT.

 ID    Date   Cover Contents Price
1   1963   Fine + *  this is the first Bimbo Book, printed 1962 (no date stated)  inscr. on fly leaf; o/w Fine + (games etc. untouched)  20
2
.
  1968
.
  laminate split on spine ridges; bottom of 
 spine missing; rest min. VG+

pen scribble on 2 Play-Time pages; rest min. VG+

3
3
.
  1969
.
  corners bumped/ slightly damaged  
 face / back are Fine
coloured in are: bear in cage, Panda on Puzzle
 Picture, bucket, small 'A Picture To Paint' rest Fine 

4
4   1975   Fine 2 x dot-to-dot + 2 x maze have pen; rest Fine 4
5

  1976

  Fine +

Join the dots Bimbo on introductory page done;
 dot-to-dot horse's head done; 
 ink on girl on 'A Picture To Paint'; rest Fine


4
6   1979   front Fine +; back VG+ puzzles done; rest Fine + 4

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America had Lassie, England Black Bob!  When's the movie?  *  Termed as "The Dandy Wonder Dog".
Issued: 1950, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1961, 1965  *  All being  landscape format, except 1965.
None are year dated.

 ID    Date   Cover Contents Price
1   1961   Fine  BlackBob1961.jpg (60453 bytes) Fine + 35
3
.
  1961
.
  VG- * tear on back board, sp. ends slight bump BlackBobAnnual1961_3.jpg (45075 bytes) writing title + end page erased (indents), page 1-16
 out of line due to loose binding; rest okay

15
2   1965   G * top spine dam, 2" bot spine + 1" back miss. BlackBob1965.jpg (44392 bytes)    inscr + small blemish on title page; o/w Fine +     10
4   1965   nr Fine * sl. lam. loss in ridge, o/w Fine + BlackBobAnnual1965_4.jpg (41198 bytes) pc; o/w Fine     20

"THE BLACK BAG" featured in VIZ comic, was a parody of above.

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THE BROONS ANNUALS FOR SALE BRRONS ANNUAL
                                     
A good selection of The Broons Book Annual for sale

Dudley Watkins art.  First annual printed 1939 for 1940, followed by 1942, 1948, 1950,
and each other year thereafter, alternating between the OOR WULLIE annuals.
Year printed dated within 1967 on: 1967 is 1968 annual, and so on.
The covers are of card (soft cover), therefore NM examples are not easy to locate. 

This is Scottish culture. The strips are in dialect, which could prove difficult to comprehend
if one is not converse with the language North of the border! 

The stock no's in the 200's are most probably unread. 
Although graded as NM , 95%  are as new

 ID   Date   Cover Contents Price
5 1974 VG+ nr Fine 20
6 1974 small piece miss back corner; o/w Fine    inscr title pge; o/w Fine 15
7 1974 VG+ light 1" x 4" stain inside cover; o/w Fine    15
9 1976 NM NM 25
19 1978 VG+ NM 20
10 1978 VG+ NM 20
11 1978 VG - NM 10
12 1980 G (1" tear at top, o/w VG) light fox end papers; o/w Fine 7
240 1983 NM NM 14
18 1983 VG+ Fine 5
13 1984 VG- * impressions, small chip on edge inscr inside cover; o/w Fine 3
14 1984 G * creasing nr Fine 2
241 1985 NM NM 14
19 1985 NM NM 9
15 1986 nr Fine NM 8
242 1987 NM NM 14
243 1989 NM NM 14
244 1991 NM NM 14
245 1995 NM NM 14
246 1995 NM NM 14
247 1997 NM NM 14
248 1999 NM NM 14
249 2001 NM NM 12
250 2003 a crease top of cloth spine o/w NM NM 10
251 2005 NM NM 10
16 1990 VG - Fine + 3
17 1990 VG+ Fine + 7

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Re information on the Ordering page: as with anything else on this web site, the minimum order processed
is 20 + plus postage.  Please bear in mind that books are one the heaviest commodity.  If requiring several,
a choice of postal service, along with cost,  will be included within the confirmation email.

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A good selection of The Dandy Book Annual for sale 
                                 

Dudley Watkins DESPERATE DAN + PETER PYE + DICK WHITTINGTON + DANNY LONGLEGS
Jack Prout BLACK BOB * Allan Morley KEYHOLE KATE * James Chrichton KORKY THE CAT * 
David Law CORPORAL CLOTT * Paddy Brennan WESTWARD HO


1939  to 1952 = The Dandy Monster Comic  *  1953 to date = The Dandy Book
Pre 1966 are not year dated
50, 53,55,56,58 and 63 

  ID   Date   Cover Contents Price
6

.
1940

.
Front board VG, back board has 1 blemish and 
 1/2 detached.  Spine 1/2 frayed on front edge.
  Can be rectified by a professional restorer  Dandy1940.jpg (81213 bytes)
name & address, Tightly bound. 
           As 1941, no colouring, etc. 
                     A very nice  example.


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85 1951 VG * "D.C. THOMPSON & CO LTD" spine  Dandy1951_VG.jpg (81534 bytes) inscription; o/w min VG 145
10 1951 VG * corners bump  Dandy1951_VG.jpg (81534 bytes) G * browning on 50%, 8 pgs have rips 50
5 1951 VG neat inscr, pge 19 1" rip, pge 87 5" rip; o/w VG 88
7 1952 bot corner bump; o/w min VG  Dandy1952.jpg (71419 bytes) name & address; o/w min VG+ 110
71 1954 G * fading + rubbing on orange borders  Dandy1954_G-L24.jpg (76103 bytes) name & address, 1" tear 3 pgs, edges brown; VG       18
8 1954 G * light creasing/ fading/ rubbing  Dandy1954_G.jpg (79598 bytes) inscr, pge 113 small hole; o/w VG+ 32
9 1954 VG min (small ink, spine fade)  Dandy1954_VG.jpg (80697 bytes) name & address, pge 7 small rip; o/w Fine 78
12 1955 VG+ * rubbing blue border  Dandy1955.jpg (72483 bytes) name & address; o/w min Fine 75
4 1956 G - * indents, back creased, spine damage   1 pge loose + 1 detached; o/w min VG 24
84 1956 G *  spine split/ restuck, creasing, small tear name & address; o/w VG+ 38
3 1956 VG- * crease on front, slight spine damage ~ image on file neat name & address; o/w VG+ 48
11 1957 G * spine taped, some areas painted  Dandy1957.jpg (67403 bytes) name & address; o/w Fine 20
1
.
1958
.
G * 1 crease front + back, spine taped 
                                           + 1" missing  
neat name & address, sticker 
         on front end p; o/w Fine

22
2
.
1958
.
nr Fine  Dandy1958_Fine.jpg (63563 bytes)
.
neat name & address, small tape bottom 
                                    on some pages; o/w VG+

70
88 1960 VG * corners bumped, bot. front spine split pgs 64.  65, 86, 87  VG; o/w VG+ 45
17 1961 2" layer of bot spine miss; o/w VG (lam lighter) Dandy1961_VG-.jpg (52655 bytes)        Fine + 28
16 1961 Fine  Dandy1961_Fine.jpg (51493 bytes) NM **
18 1962 VG+  Dandy1962_worm.jpg (80762 bytes) 32 leaves have worm hole on top border 20
19 1962 VG * impressions NM 48
105 1962 NM NM **
123 1963 back of spine top + bot. have short split; o/w min. VG+ Fine + 30
76 1963 VG * 2" crease bot right corner, rest min VG+ image on file name & address; o/w NM 30
91 1963 VG+ * lam peel down front sp. ridge, o/w nice ~ image on file Fine + 55
119 1964 top spine bumped; bottom spine split 1"; rest VG+ light name; one leaf slightly loose; remainder min. VG+ 30
92 1964 VG+ min (2" lam peel bot spine ridge) Dandy1964_no92.jpg (77101 bytes) Fine + 55
13 1964 NM  Dandy1964.jpg (61768 bytes) NM **
99 1965 G+ * front board slight bend & creasing on right leaf  21/ 22 torn; o/w min. of VG+ 10
100 1965 VG * board slight bend; lam. miss. top & bot. ridges name & address & other on same page; rest min. VG+ 15
115 1965 bot. spine split; right corners bumped; rest nr Fine nr Fine 24
118 1965 slight lam. peel in front ridge; o/w Fine tidy name in 'This Book Belongs To'; rest Fine 40
93 1965 Fine ~ image on file NM **
235 1966 M-- NM **
98 1967 VG- pc, name + address; o/w Fine 10
102 1967 laminate in ridge split; 1 small scratch on back; rest Fine + pc; small inscr on title page; rest Fine + 28
116 1967 Fine + name + address; o/w Fine + 38
15 1967 Fine +  Dandy1967.jpg (65093 bytes) NM **
97 1968 VG- name; min. of VG+ 10
103 1968 lam split on front ridge, few light top border; rest min. VG+ small inscr. in cover; 1st 2 leaves corner fold; rest Fine 25
14 1968 lam. split on spine ridge; o/w Fine  Dandy1968.jpg (60022 bytes) Fine + 48
117 1969 5" of lamination missing in spine ridge; o/w Fine + small nick on top of 1st 2 leaves; o/w NM 48
236 1969 Fine + NM **
20 1970 VG+ (lam. split on spine ridges)  Dandy1970.jpg (68283 bytes) name & address; o/w Fine + 22
86 1970 VG+ * lam. missing back of spine ridge + 2" front writing in owner's box; o/w VG+ 16
89 1971 VG * spine light fade, lam split in spine ridge  price cut, name & address; VG+ 12
21 1971 VG+  Dandy1971.jpg (53356 bytes) name & address; o/w Fine + 20
80 1971 part of lam missing within ridges; o/w Fine Fine + 25
94 1971 VG+ * bot. corner bump; some lam. miss in ridge; rest Fine + Fine + 20
77 1972 G * 3" bot spine miss, light crease lines price cut; o/w Fine 4
23 1972 VG * light impressions, 3/4" bot spine missing inscr fly leaf, sm. light brown last 5 pgs; o/w Fine 10
25 1972 Fine + pc, light crease 1st 2 pgs, "p" in name box; o/w Fine 14
26 1972 Fine Fine + 30
95 1972 VG+ * 4 x fine lines on front, o/w would be Fine + NM 20
87 1973 VG * small lam miss on spine, back VG, front VG+ corn. cut x 2, name & address; o/w Fine 10
29 1973 VG (min) name on fly leaf, light crease pge 3; o/w Fine 12
28 1973 VG+ name & address; o/w Fine 18
30 1973 nr Fine price cut, light name & address erased; o/w Fine 14
27 1973 Fine (min) name; o/w NM 25
31 1974 small dent on corner; o/w Fine price cut, name & address; o/w Fine + 14
88 1974 VG+ Fine 14
96 1974 VG+ Fine + 15
108 1974 Fine + small name inside cover; o/w Fine 14
33 1975 VG (impressions) Fine + 12
34 1975 VG (min) small light stains on some pgs; o/w VG+ 8
118
1
1975
-
light 5" crease line back cover; o/w min. Fine
-
name within 'This Book Belongs To' ; very small light
  water mark top of first three leaves; rest Fine

10
90 1975 VG+ * spine slight fade NM 12
78 1975 Fine + NM 24
106 1975 NM price cut; o/w NM 20
36 1976 Fine + name; o/w NM 18
104 1976 VG+ Fine + 12
112 1976 Fine + NM 15
35 1976* NM NM 20
79 1977 VG (corners bump) slight fox end papers; o/w Fine 8
37 1977 nr Fine price cut; o/w NM 18
105 1978 nr Fine NM 12
38 1978 nr Fine slight fox end papers; o/w NM 10
39 1978 Fine + pc, name & address, slight fox end papers; o/w NM 12
230 1979 NM NM 15
40 1979* NM NM 15
111 1979 nr Fine (slight indent only) price cut; o/w NM 8
231 1980 NM NM 15
103 1980 Fine + NM 14
232 1981 NM NM 15
110 1981 Fine + NM 14
41 1981 VG * crease lines on back name & address, slight fox fly leaf; o/w NM 3
233 1982 NM NM 12
81 1982 Fine Fine + 8
73 1982 Fine name & address; o/w VG+ 4
234 1983 NM NM 12
109 1983 NM NM 12
42 1984 Fine NM 9
82 1984 Fine + NM 12
75 1987 VG+ name & address; o/w Fine + 4
43 1987 Fine price cut; o/w NM 6
82 1987 nr Fine NM 7
44 1987 Fine NM 9
45 1988 nr Fine name & address; o/w NM 6
46 1988* NM NM 12
47 1989 Fine NM 8
48 1989 Fine + NM 9
52 1990 NM pencil erased on fly leaf; o/w NM 5
81 1990 Fine NM 6
51 1990 * NM NM 9
56 1991 * Fine + NM 5
53 1991 * NM NM 8
54 1991 * NM NM 8
55 1991 * NM NM 8
59 1992   Fine NM 4
58 1992 * Fine NM 5
60 1992 * Fine + NM 6
62 1992 * NM NM 7
61 1992 * NM NM 7
83 1992   NM pgs slightly wavy, o/w NM 3
63 1993 * Fine NM 5
64 1993 * NM NM 7
65 1994 Fine NM 3
107 1994 Fine + NM 4
113 1994* NM M- 5
66 1996 VG NM 3
67 1997 VG+ NM 4
114 1999 Fine + M- 4
68 2001 Fine + NM 3

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A good selection of Dennis The Menace Book Annual for sale 
                             

One of the most popular comic characters.  Originating from the Beano, with his first appearance being
in 1953, Dennis is still very popular today, with merchandise helping to promote the 55 year old comic.

The first annual was for the year 1956, and then issued every other year thereafter, until becoming a yearly event
 in the 1980's.  The pre 1976 annuals possess some of the most appealing covers issued by  D.C. Thompson.
Pre 1966 are not year dated.

  ID   Date  Cover Contents Price
22 1958 boards are VG+, but spine miss /  painted red inscr opposite  title page; o/w Fine+ 55
1 1958 VG+ (min) * slight splitting on ridge of spine  DennisTheMenace1958.jpg (113703 bytes)     Fine + ***
2
,
1960
.
VG - * slight discolour, corners bump, 
                              bot spine slight dam  DennisTheMenace1960.jpg (80548 bytes)

name & address, puzzle pge com, most pgs light fox

20
3 1960 nr Fine name & address in pencil, 1 puzzle light pencil; o/w NM **
4 1960 nr Fine       ,image on file NM **
27 1960 VG+  inscr,; 3 x leaves with diagonal crease; rest Fine 48
26 1962 Fine name + address; light fox last page; rest Fine **
5 1962 NM  DennisTheMenace1962.jpg (81740 bytes) NM **
6
.
1966
.
VG+ min * 1/8" dent on edge, lam split on 
                     spine ridge, back has 2" line  DennisTheMenace1966.jpg (68805 bytes)

fly leaf VG, title pge 2" dam bot left; o/w Fine +

40
21
1966
VG - * bot right corner crease + bump, top &
      bot spine dam, lam miss on spine ridge DennisTheMenace1966_VG.jpg (73906 bytes)

min VG

17
23
1966
VG+ (some slight damage to lamination
     in the spine ridge)
2 x pen squiggles inside cover, several on the 2 x title pages
  and on
DENNIS'S CROSS COUNTRY RACE pages; remainder NM

12
7 1968 VG+ * bot corners bump, 2" line top right   DennisTheMenace1968.jpg (49423 bytes) 1st 3 leaves 1/2" split at bot, credit pge small doodle; o/w Fine + 32
9 1974 VG * light impressions, printer's fault line Fine + 14
24 1974 VG inside back cover VG; rest Fine  12
8 1974 VG (min) * 4 corners slight dam only fly leaf loose, name, last pge miss, writing inside back cover game    free
28 1976 Fine Fine 12
10 1976 Fine + Fine + 18
11 1978 nr Fine Fine + 14
12 1987 NM pencil erased on fly leaf; o/w NM 10
29 1987 VG+ (min) NM 7
30 1988 NM price clipped o/w NM 7
13 1989 Fine name on fly leaf border; o/w Fine + 8
14 1990 Fine NM 8
15 1991 NM pencil erased on fly leaf; o/w NM 8
20 1992 VG (min) Fine + 3
16 1992 nr Fine (bot right corner small dent only) pencil erased on fly leaf; o/w NM 5
19 1992 Fine (small crease top corner only) pencil erased on fly leaf; o/w NM 5
18 1993 Fine (spine ends rubbed only) NM 6
31 1993 NM NM 7
17 1994 Fine (min) Fine + 6
22 1999 VG+ * dent top corner; nick top of spine pc; o/w NM 3

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Desperate Dan UK Annual For Sale
                                

As far as I know, only 5 Desperate Dan annuals have been published: 1954, 1979, 1991, 1992, 1993.
1954 is over size, with art by Dudley Watkins...  very desireable, especially in Fine condition!

  ID      Date     Cover Contents Price
235   1979   NM    NM  8
1   1979   VG - * top spine slight dam, bot small split, few light imp DesperateDan1979.jpg (60808 bytes)    price cut, name on fly leaf; o/w Fine +    3
5   1991   VG+ NM 4
2   1991   VG+ (1/2" dam on edge only) NM 4
3   1992   NM price cut; o/w Fine 4
4   1993   Fine + NM 6

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A good selection of The Oor Wullie Book Annual for sale 
                                             

Dudley Watkins art.  Wullie is part of the Broons family. First annual printed 1940 for 1941, followed by
1943, 1949, 1951, and each other year thereafter, alternating between the issue of the BROONS annuals.
Year printed dated within 1966 on: 1966 is 1967 annual, and so on.
The covers are of card (soft cover), therefore NM examples are not easy to locate. 

This is Scottish culture. The strips are in dialect, which could prove difficult to comprehend
if one is not converse with the language North of the border! 

The stock no's in the 200's are most probably unread. 
Although graded as NM , 95%  are as new

 ID    Date   Cover  Contents     Price
4 1979 small chip edge + corner; o/w nr Fine OorWillie1979.jpg (57573 bytes)                   Fine + 14
5 1983 VG+ (min) Fine 10
14 1984 Fine Fine 5
11 1986 NM NM 7
9 1986 NM NM 7
6 1987 VG (min) NM 7
253 1980 Fine Fine + 12
254 1982 Fine Fine + 12
255 1984 NM Fine 14
256 1986 NM NM 14
257 1988 NM NM 14
258 1990 Fine NM 10
259 1992 NM NM 14
260 1996 NM    NM 14
261 1998 NM NM 14
262 2000 front min. VG+; back NM NM 9
263 2002 Fine min.    NM 9
264 2004 small light crease back edge o/w is NM NM 9
10 1990 Fine NM 5
12 1996 Fine + NM
7 1997 nr Fine NM 4
13 2004 NM NM 5

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A good selection of The Sparky Book Annual for sale 
                                              

Ron Spencer SPARKY * George Drysdale KEYHOLE KATE + HUNGRY HORACE
Termed "For Boys And Girls", this title sold in much lesser quantity than it's counterparts.

Although the comic was launched in January 1965, the first annual issued was for year 1967.
The final annual was 1980, though the comic itself had merged with TOPPER mid 1977.

  ID      Date     Cover Contents Price
17   1968   bot, spine split 1" o/w Fine price clipped; VG+ 14
1   1968   VG+  Sparky1968.jpg (88646 bytes) name & address, 2 puzzles com; o/w nr Fine 12
11   1968   VG+ name & address, puzzles com, 1 pge loose; o/w VG+ 9
2   1969   VG+ name & address; o/w Fine + 10
12   1969   VG name inside cover, name & address crossed out; VG 4
3   1969   VG+ name & address; o/w Fine + 10
4   1971   Fine  Sparky1971.jpg (57738 bytes) Fine 12
16   1971   Fine+ Fine+ 14
5   1972   Fine name & address; o/w Fine + 8
12   1972   Fine name & address; writing inside front + back, puzzles com 4
13   1975   VG * top corner crease    name & address, dot-to-dot com; o/w VG+ 4
6   1976   VG+ price cut; o/w NM 7
14   1976   VG * impressions  Fine + 5
7   1977   Fine price crossed out, name & address; "30P" on pge 3; o/w Fine +    3
8   1977   Fine + name & address; o/w Fine 4
17   1977   NM name & address; o/w Fine + 5
15   1978   VG Fine + 4
9   1979   Fine, but faded spine price cut; o/w NM 3
10   1979   VG+ Fine 6

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A good selection of The Topper Book Annual for sale 
                                     

Dudley Watkins MICKEY THE MONKEY * David Law BERYL THE PERIL 

Pre 1960 are 11" x 8" landscape format, with 1956 being slightly larger at 12 x 81/2"  *  Pre 1967 not year dated.
The first annual, printed 1953 for 1954, the only one titled "The Topper Picture Book", has a soft (card) cover. 
As I have never found or seen an example of this, it can be assured that it is a very rare book!

  ID    Date   Cover Contents Price
52 1955 VG  image on file name & address in pencil on black leaf; o/w min VG+ 68
61 1956 VG- * 1/2" miss bot. spine min VG+ 35
1 1956 VG     ,image on file min VG+ 50
51 1957 G+ * few light marks, top corn bump, spine taped nr Fine 35
2 1957 1" bot spine miss, 2" crease bot right; o/w VG  Topper1957.jpg (81659 bytes) light creasing fly leaf; o/w Fine 35
3 1958 G * 1/2" miss top spine, 1" bot, corners bump   1957 in pen on fly leaf 22
62 1958 front min. VG; back G (water stains) nr Fine 20
78 1958 VG clean foot of pages have light handling wear o/w very clean 28
4 1958 spine rub top & bot; o/w Fine  image on file fly leaf VG+; o/w Fine + 50
5 1958 Fine + fly leaf Fine; o/w NM 68
8 1959 VG+ 1st 2 leaves light diagonal crease; o/w Fine 44
9 1959 VG+  Topper1959.jpg (50194 bytes) inscr on blank fly leaf; o/w Fine + 40
79 1959 VG min; clean 2 leaves have a corner crease; o/w min. VG+ 30
7 1959 G+ * light rub, crease center, corners bump  image on file fly leaf taped & G; o/w VG+ 17
6 1959 G - * discolouring, no spine, corners bump  image on file name tippexed on fly leaf; o/w min VG 9
10
.
1960
.
min VG * 1/2" top spine miss, corners bump  image on file
.
name on fly leaf, name & address,
        most pgs binding split at bottom

15
67 1960 nr Fine Fine + 28
39
.
1961
.
VG * spine dam
.
name tippexed, writing inside back cover;
                                          3 pgs corner dam

10
11 1961 min VG+ * lam miss 2" top front ridge & 6" back Topper1961.jpg (79434 bytes) name & address & date, 2" tear title pge; o/w Fine 20
40 1962 G * top spine dam, 2" miss bot, top corner bump name + name crossed out, inscr name pge; min VG 8
60 1962 Fine NM, but very light water stain top center on most pgs 17
12 1962 VG+  Topper1962.jpg (63911 bytes) min Fine 30
13 1963 VG * top spine split, lam miss in ridges  Topper1963.jpg (62461 bytes) name & address, 4 leaves split at bot; o/w min VG+ 12
81 1963 VG * top  spine split at back; 3/4" miss. bot. spine min. VG+ 12
82 1865 top spine split  o/w Fine   Fine + 20
57 1865 VG- front of spine ridge split 4", 11/2" bot. spine miss.    name & address, doodles on borders of 1 page 4
56 1966 VG- * spine slight damage top + bottom price cut; o/w Fine 6
55 1966 min VG+  name & address, 6 leaves sltly. dam at bot.; rest VG+ 12
14 1966 min VG+  Topper1966.jpg (64404 bytes) name & address, 1" split bot 1st pge; o/w Fine 18
15 1967 VG (min) Fine 20
66 1967 VG+ name & address; 1st 2 pgs VG+, rest min. Fine 20
15 1967 back edge 1/2" dam, o/w nr Fine  Topper1967.jpg (77280 bytes) name, inscr on name pge; o/w Fine + 20
59 1968 VG+ (min) name & address, water stain bot. + corners up to pge 8    8
41 1968 VG (slight spine dam only) min Fine 12
16 1968 nr Fine  Topper1968.jpg (80991 bytes) name; o/w Fine + 22
86 1968 Fine + NM 30
17 1969 lam split top & bot front spine ridge; o/w Fine Topper1969.jpg (62956 bytes) name; o/w NM 18
64 1969 Fine name & address; o/w NM 23
63 1970 VG+ (min) NM 14
18a 1970 VG+ name & address,; VG+ 10
18 1970 VG name & address, 2 pgs top corner miss; o/w nr Fine 8
42 1971 VG+ (min) name & address; o/w Fine + 12
58 1971 VG+ (min) light '2.00' in pencil; o/w NM 12
19 1971 Fine name & address crossed out; o/w NM 16
45 1972 Fine name; o/w Fine + 15
20 1972 VG+ (few light indents only)   Topper1972.jpg (65165 bytes) NM 18
44 1972 VG+ name; o/w Fine 9
53 1972 1" lam split top ridge + 1/2" bot; o/w Fine NM 14
46 1973 VG+ (min) name & address; o/w Fine 9
68 1973 VG+ (min) NM 15
21 1973 NM  image on file name; o/w NM 18
23 1974 Fine + name & address; o/w NM 14
22 1974 NM name & address; o/w NM 16
65 1974 Fine + Fine + 20
70 1975 Fine NM 14
24 1975 NM NM 20
25 1976 VG+ name & address; o/w Fine + 10
71 1976 Fine NM 14
47 1977 VG * spine bump at top & slight dam at bot name & address, maze com, slight fox title pge; VG+ 4
26 1977 nr Fine name & address; o/w NM 8
72 1977 NM NM 14
73 1978 NM NM 14
77 1978 Fine price cut; name & address; o/w NM 5
74 1979 Fine + NM 12
27 1979* NM NM 14
28 1980 Fine name & address; o/w NM 8
75 1980 Fine NM 12
29 1981 VG+ * corner bump only price cut; o/w NM 7
76 1981 NM NM 14
77 1982 Fine + NM 14
30 1983 VG+ name & address; o/w NM 6
48 1983 VG+ name; o/w Fine 6
79 1983 nr Fine NM 8
49 1984 Fine name & address; o/w Fine + 5
31 1984 NM slight fox end papers; o/w NM 5
80 1984 NM NM 10
51 1985 Fine + name & address; o/w Fine + 5
32 1985 VG+ price cut; o/w NM 5
81 1985 NM NM 10
33 1986 * NM NM 8
34 1987 NM name inside cover, inscr on name pge; o/w NM 3
69 1987 Fine + NM 7
50 1988 VG+ inscr on pictorial fly leaf; o/w Fine + 4
35 1988 VG+ min NM 6
36 1989 VG+ inscr on title pge; o/w NM 4
37 1990 * NM line through price; o/w NM 5
38 1991 Fine NM 4

In 1990, The Topper comic amalgamated with The Beezer
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Other Annuals (incl. DC. Thompson*) can be found listed on:
Boys
*,  Children's2 (H.B., Disney), Children's3 (silly cartoon),  Rupert
Gerry Anderson
Doctor Who, and soon, Cult TV pages.

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The terminology "Good condition" (G) employed as a grade for a record, book, and 
ephemera, is, apart from "Poor", the lowest condition as a description. 

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