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The Phantom Tollbooth

by Norton Juster

  • Used
  • very good
  • hardcover
Condition
Very Good/Good
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Camden, Maine
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About This Item

New York: Epstein & Carroll, 1961. 2nd printing. hardcover. Very Good/Good. Jules Feiffer. 8vo, 1961 Epstein & Carroll, second printing, Very Good/Good, blue cloth hardcover with dust jacket, DJ is lightly edge worn and soiled, small holes in edge of rear fold line of DJ, map endpapers, text block edges lightly foxed, interior pages are clean, 256 pages

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
Stone Soup Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
19501
Title
The Phantom Tollbooth
Author
Norton Juster
Illustrator
Jules Feiffer
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Very Good
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
2nd printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Epstein & Carroll
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1961

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About Stone Soup Books

Established in 1982, Stone Soup Books is a small secondhand bookstore owned by Paul and Agnes Joy in the coastal town of Camden in Maine. With 25,000 books we cater mainly to readers with a large selection of current and classic paperbacks. We also have large sections of nautical, exploration, Maine, gardening, cookbooks, photography, and art books. Our internet stock includes out of print hardcover books, older children's books, and modern first editions.

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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]
foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process... [more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [more]
soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [more]

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