This is an Original out of print Rupert Bear Annual, published by The Daily Express Newspapers in 1949.
As produced in Original Softback Covers due to Wartime Economy Standards.
There is insect damage to the cover. mainly confined to the cover edges and lower spine, with a small area above the elephants head.
The interior however is Unaffected and is Tightly Bound and Very Clean with no Foxing. Not price Clipped displays original price of 4 Shillings, Owners Plate is neatly enscribed 'Vera from Daddy 1949." No other writing or markings. Puzzles not completed and internally Very Clean.
The damage is reflected in the Low Price, though as stated internally this is a very nice example.