THE PRINCESS BRIDE ~ WILLIAM GOLDMAN ~ EASTON PRESS ~ LEATHER GIFT EDITION ~ NEW
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Sold Date: 12/27/2011
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
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THE PRINCESS BRIDE by WILLIAM GOLDMAN
What reader can forget or resist such colorful characters as Westley . . . handsome farm boy who risks death and much, much worse for the woman he loves; Inigo . . . the Spanish swordsman who lives only to avenge his father's death; Fezzik . . . the Turk, the gentlest giant ever to have uprooted a tree with his bare hands; Vizzini . . . the evil Sicilian, with a mind so keen he's foiled by his own perfect logic; Prince Humperdinck . . . the eviler ruler of Guilder, who has an equally insatiable thirst for war and the beauteous Buttercup; Count Rugen . . . the evilest man of all, who thrives on the excruciating pain of others; Miracle Max. . . the King's ex-Miracle Man, who can raise the dead (kind of); The Dread Pirate Roberts . . . supreme looter and plunderer of the high seas; and, of course, Buttercup . . . the princess bride, the most perfect, beautiful woman in the history of the world.
S. Morgenstern's timeless tale--discovered and wonderfully abridged by William Goldman--pits country against country, good against evil, love against hate. From the Cliffs of Insanity through the Fire Swamp and down into the Zoo of Death, this incredible journey and brilliant tale is peppered with strange beasties monstrous and gentle, and memorable surprises both terrible and sublime.� A physical description of the book follows below...
Manufactured by The Easton Press, this is an Exclusive Leather-Bound Collector Edition that is as beautiful to see as it is to read!�
The books features are:� Premium Leathers with Distinctive Cover Designs� Classic "hubbed" spines, accented with real 22kt gold� Permanent satin ribbon page marker� Elegant gilded page ends� Long lasting high-quality, acid-neutral paper� Thread sewn pages for strength and durability� Handsome readable typefaces� Endsheets of rich moiré fabric This gorgeous book is itself a piece of art and should be in every fine library of books. It would also make a spectacular gift item! A physical description follows...
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