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The Phantom Tollbooth by  Norton JUSTER - Limited - 1996 - from Argosy Book Store (SKU: 294704)

The Phantom Tollbooth

The Phantom Tollbooth by  Norton JUSTER - Limited - 1996 - from Argosy Book Store (SKU: 294704)
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The Phantom Tollbooth

by JUSTER, Norton

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Condition
fine
ISBN 10
0394815009
ISBN 13
9780394815008
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About This Item

New York: Random House, 1996. Limited. hardcover. fine. Feiffer, Jules. Appreciation by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated in black and white by Jules Feiffer. 256 pages, 8vo, black cloth pictorially stamped in gilt. Matching cloth slipcase. New York: Random House, (1996). Limited Edition.<br/><br/> One of only 100 copies of this Special Limited Edition, signed by the author and the illustrator.<br/><br/>

Synopsis

The Phantom Tollbooth is a children's adventure novel and a modern fairy tale published in 1961, written by Norton Juster and illustrated by Jules Feiffer. It tells the story of a bored young boy named Milo who unexpectedly receives a magic tollbooth one afternoon and, having nothing better to do, drives through. He finds himself in the Kingdom of Wisdom. There he accepts a quest to rescue the princesses of the kingdom, acquires two faithful companions, and has many adventures.

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On Apr 2 2013, Fireflower537 said:
This is one of my favorite books. It is a VERY funny and clever story about a journey through strange lands. The book is full of puns, wordplay and weirdness.

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Details

book dealer
Argosy Book Store US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
294704
Title
The Phantom Tollbooth
Author
JUSTER, Norton
Illustrator
Feiffer, Jules
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
Limited
Binding
Hardback
ISBN 10
0394815009
ISBN 13
9780394815008
Publisher
Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1996

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