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The Phantom Tollbooth by  Norton Juster - First Edition - 1961 - from Bookbid Rare Books (SKU: 2005412)

The Phantom Tollbooth

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The Phantom Tollbooth

by Juster, Norton

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Condition
Near Fine./Very good.
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About This Item

New York: Epstein and Carroll, 1961. First Edition. hardcover. Near Fine./Very good.. A near fine first edition SIGNED by Norton Juster on a tipped-in page. In a very good chipped second edition dust jacket with reviews on the back panel.

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
Bookbid Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
2005412
Title
The Phantom Tollbooth
Author
Juster, Norton
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine.
Jacket condition
Very good.
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Epstein and Carroll
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1961

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Bookbid Rare Books is a rare book dealer located in Beverly Hills, California. The family run company has sold modern literary first editions and children's books for over 20 years. Member of ABAA, ILAB.

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