Item #327163 The Phantom Tollbooth. Norman Juster.
The Phantom Tollbooth
The Phantom Tollbooth
The Phantom Tollbooth

The Phantom Tollbooth.

New York: Epstein & Carroll/ Distributed by Random House, 1961.

First edition. Illustrated by Jules Feiffer. [256]pp. 8vo. Blue buckram. A fine copy in near fine, price-clipped dust jacket; jacket has one short closed creased edge tear, very light tanning to the white lettering on the spine, rear panel is very lightly tanned and dust soiled, else fresh and bright. This is the first issue dust jacket with the photo of Norman Juster and the biographical statements about Juster and Feiffer on the rear panel, with Epstein & Carroll on the rear flap and on the title page Item #327163

Adam Gopnick, in his appreciation of the novel, called it "the closest thing that American literature has to an Alice in Wonderland of its own...with illustrations, by Jules Feiffer, that are as perfectly matched to Juster’s text as Tenniel’s were to Carroll’s" (New Yorker).

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