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The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster - Hardcover - Second Edition - 1963 - from Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books (SKU: 31303)

The Phantom Tollbooth

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The Phantom Tollbooth

by Norton Juster

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  • hardcover
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Very Good Condition/Good
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About This Item

Collins, 1963. Second Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Jules Feiffer. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 256 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears, and is foxed here and there. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Previous owner's signature in ink. Edges foxed and browned. Illustrator: Jules Feiffer. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 31303. .

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.

Details

Bookseller
Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books AU (AU)
Bookseller Inventory #
31303
Title
The Phantom Tollbooth
Author
Norton Juster
Illustrator
Jules Feiffer
Format/binding
Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Book condition
Used - Very Good Condition
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
Second Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Collins
Date published
1963
Keywords
BZDB1 NOISBN Children; The Phantom Tollbooth Norton Juster

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About Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books

Mr Pickwick's occupies a large, 3-storey former Bank building in the heart of the Blue Mountains west of Sydney, Australia. We carry over 60,000 books in store, and cater to both the specialist collector trade as well as the general book trade in this region. Mr Pickwick's is one of the most comprehensive bookshops in Australia, and also operates an extensive Bookfinder service for its several thousand database clients.

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foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
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]
jacket
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octavo
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edges
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