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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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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1961
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JUSTER, Norton. The Phantom Tollbooth. Illustrated by Jules Feiffer. NY: Epstein & Carroll [1961]. 8vo, 256pp. Blue cloth pictorially stamped in white. Map endpapers in blue ink; 3 two-page, 26 one-page and numerous smaller b&w illustrations. Spine ends lightly rubbed, corners a tad so, else a remarkably clean, bright copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (Slight wear and tiny… Read more
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1961
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New York, U.S.A.: Epstein & Carroll, 1961. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 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 the… Read more
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The Phantom Tollbooth

by Norton Juster

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1961
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The Phantom Tollbooth

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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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Phantom Tollbooth.

by JUSTER, Norton.

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1961
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NY:: Epstein & Carroll,. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1961. Hardcover. First edition (no later printing indicated on copyright page). SIGNED by the author on the title page. Octavo, bound in blue cloth with white lettering and illustration, map endpapers. Upper corner of front board bumped, else very good in a very… Read more
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1961
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1961
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New York: Epstein & Carroll, 1961. First edition. 8vo, 255, [1]pp., illustrations. Blue cloth stamped with white on front cover and spine, illustrated dust jacket. Very good book with some toning to text block, bookstore stamps to recto of ffep, and child's signature and date on Christmas in 1961 on verso. Jacket good with chipping along top edge and… Read more
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1961
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1961
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The Phantom Tollbooth.

by Juster, Norton; Illustrated by Jules Feiffer

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011. Octavo, original half cloth, cartographic endpapers, illustrated by Jules Feiffer. Boldly signed by Norton Juster on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. With an appreciation by Maurice Sendak.
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The Phantom Tollbooth

by Juster, Norton and Jules Feiffer [Illustrator]

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THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH

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The Phantom Tollbooth

by Norton Juster

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1961
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Phantom Tollbooth

by Norton Juster

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The Phantom Tollbooth

by Juster, Norton. Illustrated By Jules Feiffer

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1967
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New York: Random House, 1967. Early printing ca.1967, copyright 1961 with no additional printings noted but with early 9-digit ISBN on rear dustjacket panel. Well kept example, illustrated in black and white. Black pictorial cloth printed in white, map endpapers, illustrated dustjacket with reviews printed on the rear panel. Rollicking juvenile fantasy adventure story about a little boy named Milo.… Read more
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The Phantom Tollbooth

by Juster, Norton

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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
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Phantom Tollbooth

by Norton Juster

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1962
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Collins, 1962. Hardcover. Good/Acceptable. 1962. First Edition. 256 pages. Pictorial dust jacket over blue cloth. Illustrated by Jules Feiffer. Contains black and white in-text illustrations. Map illustrated endpapers and pastedowns. Pages are lightly tanned with occasional speckles of foxing. Slightly more pronounced tanning to half title page and page no. 256 matching dust jacket flaps. Binding remains firm.… Read more
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THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH

by Norton Juster

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THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH

by Norton Juster

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1961
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35th Anniversary Edition; Forty-Third Printing
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9780394815008
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Phantom Tollbooth

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Phantom Tollbooth

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Phantom Tollbooth

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1961-01-01
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The Phantom Tollbooth

by Juster, Norton

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1996
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Phantom Tollbooth

by Norton Juster

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1962
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Phantom Tollbooth (Essential Modern Classics)

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The Phantom Tollbooth

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The Phantom Tollbooth

by Norton Juster

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The Phantom Tollbooth

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The Phantom Tollbooth

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The Phantom Tollbooth

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1972
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The Phantom Tollbooth (Special 35th Anniversary edition)

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The Phantom Tollbooth

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Phantom Tollbooth

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The Phantom Tollbooth

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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 (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

by Juster, Norton

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The Phantom Tollbooth.

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1967
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9780394815008
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The Phantom Tollbooth

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The Phantom Tollbooth

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1989
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