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The Phantom Tollbooth

by Norton Juster

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  • hardcover
Condition
Very Good-/Good-
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About This Item

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 H23

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

bookseller
DrPanglossBooks US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
919131
Title
The Phantom Tollbooth
Author
Norton Juster
Illustrator
Jules Feiffer
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good-
Jacket condition
Good-
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Epstein and Carroll
Date Published
1962

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Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [More]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [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]

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