The Phantom Tollbooth

by Juster, Norton

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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THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH

by Norton Juster

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1st Thus
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1989
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Hardcover
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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… Read more about this item
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First Edition 1st Printing
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1961
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New York, U.S.A.: Epstein & Carroll, 1961. First Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 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… Read more about this item
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by Juster, Norton

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First Edition
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1961
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Hardcover
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New York: Epstein and Carroll, 1961. First Edition. hardcover. Near Fine./Very good.. A near fine first edition SIGNED by Norton Juster on a tipped-in page. In a very good chipped second edition dust jacket with reviews on the back panel.
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The Phantom Tollbooth

by Norton Juster

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1961
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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… Read more about this item
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Phantom Tollbooth.

by JUSTER, Norton.

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1996
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Hardcover
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9780394815008
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NY:: Knopf,. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1996. Hardcover. 0394815009 . With an appreciation by Maurice Sendak. A later printing. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. ; 256 pages; Signed by Author .
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by Juster, Norton

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1996
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf Publ, 1996. Later Printing. Hardcover. SIGNED by author on half-title page, his classic children's book; near fine in near fine dust jacket, in fresh mylar cover; very minor soiling on side edge of pageblock else a tight square unmarked copy in unclipped dust jacket; 49th printing according to number line
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The Phantom Tollbooth

by Juster, Norton

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First Edition
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1961
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New York: Epstein & Carroll, 1961. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's original blue cloth stamped in white. Near Fine with light toning to cloth, in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with toning and light edge wear including several closed tears. A much nicer copy than normally encountered.
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THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH

by Norton Juster

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35th Anniversary Edition; Forty-Third Printing
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1961
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Hardcover
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9780394815008
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New York: Random House. 1961. 35th Anniversary Edition; Forty-Third Printing. Hardcover. 0394815009 . Very Good+ in a Near Fine dust jacket. ; 9.2 X 6.2 X 1.4 inches; 288 pages .
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Phantom Tollbooth

by Juster, Norton

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New
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1961-01-01
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Paperback
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9780590409179
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Scholastic Inc, 1961-01-01. Paperback. New. New. In shrink wrap. Looks like an interesting title!
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The Phantom Tollbooth

by Juster, Norton

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1972
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Soft Cover
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Windward Books Random House. Good. 1972. Soft Cover. (R301) .
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The Phantom Tollbooth (Special 35th Anniversary edition)

by Juster, Norton [Jules Feiffer (illusts.)]

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As New
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reprint
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(1989)
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New York: Random House, (1989). reprint. As New. small quarto. hardback with dust jacket 256pp., illusts., ep maps, With an appreciation by Maurice Sendak
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The Phantom Tollbooth

by Norton Juster

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Used - Very Good-
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Good-
Published
1962
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Hardcover
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third printing of the first edition hardcover in dust jacket (Epstein and Carroll, January, 1962); prior owner on the dedication page, text unmarked; little age tone; tight bind; clean cloth cover, bright titling; dj edge wear: rubbing at corners and along folds, tears, shallow chips lower front, spine ends, top back corner; flap price (3.95) present Wll
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Phantom Tollbooth

by Juster, Norton

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2000-05-09
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The Phantom Tollbooth

by Juster, Norton

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1st Edition
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1962
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Hardcover
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Collins. First edition published by Collins in 1962. This is a near fine copy. The wrapper has a small chip to the top right hand corner of of the front panel. It is price clipped and there are a small handful of spots to the back panel. Otherwise it is in a clean and crisp condition. The wrapper is a… Read more about this item
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The Phantom Tollbooth

by Juster, Norton

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1992-01-01
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9780006725886
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The Phantom Tollbooth

by Juster, Norton

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(London: Collins: 1962) First British Edition. Boards (that is, hard covers) pp. 256. Illustrated by Jules Feiffer. Pictorial endpaper maps. Very good copy in price-clipped dust-jacket which has old tape repairs to its blind side, and foxing, mainly visible on the blind side, but is otherwise good.
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The Phantom Tollbooth

by Juster, Norton

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1996
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Knopf. Very Good/Very Good. 1996. Hard Cover. (M426) .
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The Phantom Tollbooth

by Juster, Norton

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Used - Fair
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Poor
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First US Edition/Third Printing
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1962
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Hardcover
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New York: Epstein & Carroll/Random House, 1962. First US Edition/Third Printing. Hardcover. Fair/Poor. Rebound and reinforced for the library market with pictorial cloth and spine. Corners of boards and text block rounded. Edgewear/rubbing with a few spots of rubbing through mostly to bottom corners and heel of spine. Some scuffing and tape shadows where jacket was formerly attached. Library pocket… Read more about this item
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Phantom Tollbooth (Essential Modern Classics)

by Juster, Norton

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2008-03-03
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Paperback
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9780007263486
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Phantom Tollbooth (Essential Modern Classics)

by Juster, Norton

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Paperback
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9780007263486
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Paperback. Very Good.
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