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The Phantom Tollbooth by  Norton Juster - Signed First Edition - 1961 - from Bren-Books.com (SKU: 6186)

The Phantom Tollbooth

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The Phantom Tollbooth

by Juster, Norton

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  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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New York, U.S.A.: Epstein & Carroll, 1961. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 1961 Epstein & Carroll FIRST EDITION ( distributed by Random House) **SIGNED** directly on the title page by both JUSTER & FEIFFER. A solid copy in VG+/G condition.. The deep blue boards with white lettering and illustrations have the merest of wear at the corners and spine ends. Inside the book there is only a very faint inscription at the top of the map page. The unclipped DJ shows a price of $ 3.95 crossed out and penned $ 3.19. I think this is a second state DJ with 5 brief reviews on the rear cover. There is some loss of color along the right edge of the front, some dirt on the rear and chips of color loss but overall a GOOD bright DJ! EXCEEDNGLY RARE WITH BOTH SIGNATURES! **BONUS** Also receive the very charming First Edition of the Dot and the Line 1963 Random House in VG/VG condition..

Extended Description and Notes

New York, U.S.A.: Epstein & Carroll, 1961. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 1961 Epstein & Carroll FIRST EDITION ( distributed by Random House) **SIGNED** directly on the title page by both JUSTER & FEIFFER. A solid copy in VG+/G condition.. The deep blue boards with white lettering and illustrations have the merest of wear at the corners and spine ends. Inside the book there is only a very faint inscription at the top of the map page. The unclipped DJ shows a price of $ 3.95 crossed out and penned $ 3.19. I think this is a second state DJ with 5 brief reviews on the rear cover. There is some loss of color along the right edge of the front, some dirt on the rear and chips of color loss but overall a GOOD bright DJ! EXCEEDNGLY RARE WITH BOTH SIGNATURES! **BONUS** Also receive the very charming First Edition of the Dot and the Line 1963 Random House in VG/VG condition..

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
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Bookseller’s Inventory #
6186
Title
The Phantom Tollbooth
Author
Juster, Norton
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Epstein & Carroll
Place of Publication
New York, U.S.A.
Date Published
1961
Keywords
FANTASY FICTION CHILDREN JUVENILE SCIENCE
Bookseller catalogs
Book Into Film; Children Fiction;

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