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THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH by Norton Juster - 1st Thus - 1989 - from jakoll (SKU: 3287)

THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH

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THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH

by Norton Juster

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  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Fine/VG
ISBN 10
0394815009
ISBN 13
9780394815008
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New York: Random House, 1989. THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH- Norton Juster- Illustrated by Jules Feiffer- Random house-NY- 1989- reprint of the 1961 1st Edition- Hardcover:-8vo- FINE/VG dj is unclipped at $15.95, has small top edge stain, otherwise bright and clean, no tears-in mylar- 256pp are clean and crisp- b&w illustrations, full page and in text by Feiffer- SEE PHOTOS- "A juvenile fantasy adventure that has now become a modern-day classic- the next best thing to come along since Alice in Wonderland."- Fiction-juvenile-fantasy Adventure-Classic-illustrated (3287) . 1st Thus. Illustrated Cloth. Fine/VG. Illus. by Jules Feiffer. 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.

Details

Bookseller
jakoll CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
3287
Title
THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH
Author
Norton Juster
Illustrator
Jules Feiffer
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
VG
Edition
1st Thus
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0394815009
ISBN 13
9780394815008
Publisher
Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1989
Keywords
Fiction-juvenile-fantasy Adventure-Classic-illustrated
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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We specialize in Modern 1st Edition, Children's books, Vintage classics, vinyl records, original movie posters, sports cards, comics, postage stamps and coins.We only sell online at this time and have been doing so for over 30 years.

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