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The Phantom Tollbooth by  Norton. Illustrated By Jules Feiffer Juster - Hardcover - 1967 - from Resource Books, LLC (SKU: 042260)

The Phantom Tollbooth

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The Phantom Tollbooth

by Juster, Norton. Illustrated By Jules Feiffer

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  • Hardcover
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Very Good/Very Good
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About This Item

New York: Random House, 1967. Ninth printing, 1967 (originally published 1961). Red cloth lettered and decorated in black, illustrated endpapers, illustrated dustjacket. Very good condition with good hinges, firm text block, very clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and has a bit of yellowing to the white background of the rear panel, light rubbing to spine ends and tiny closed tear on the spine, no paper loss.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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
Resource Books, LLC US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
042260
Title
The Phantom Tollbooth
Author
Juster, Norton. Illustrated By Jules Feiffer
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1967
Keywords
CHILDRENS JUVENILE FANTASY ADVENTURE
Bookseller catalogs
Children's Books;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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About Resource Books, LLC

Resource Books, LLC deals in antiquarian and out-of-print books in a wide variety of subject matter, mainly non-fiction.

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text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book. More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a book.... [more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.

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