New York: Random House, 1961. First edition thus. Hardcover. Clean, tight 8vo, 256pp. The dust jacket shows some shelf wear and small edge chips, especially at the tips. There is one 1-inch closed tear at the top edge, front and one very small open tear on the back top edge. Price clipped. Book has a former owner name and small date on the ffe. Pastedown maps of the Sea of Knowledge. Hard to find hardcover in this good condition. Very Good + / very good. Item #17685
The classic story of a boy "Milo" who is bored with his life until a phantom tollbooth appears in his room. He's taken on a journey with "Tock" the dog. The book is funny and full of humor, irony, sense and nonsense, and nearly 100 superb Jules Feiffer drawings. It is one of the most unusual and appealing books for kids, teens and adults written.