The Princess Bride (Hardcover)

An Illustrated Edition of S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure

By William Goldman, Michael Manomivibul (Illustrator)

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 9780544173767, 496pp.

Publication Date: November 5, 2013

Other Editions of This Title:
Mass Market (10/8/2007)
Hardcover (10/10/2017)
Paperback (10/8/2007)

List Price: 25.00*
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Description

Here William Goldman’s beloved story of Buttercup, Westley, and their fellow adventurers finally receives a beautiful illustrated treatment.

A tale of true love and high adventure, pirates, princesses, giants, miracles, fencing, and a frightening assortment of wild beasts—The Princess Bride is a modern storytelling classic.

As Florin and Guilder teeter on the verge of war, the reluctant Princess Buttercup is devastated by the loss of her true love, kidnapped by a mercenary and his henchman, rescued by a pirate, forced to marry Prince Humperdinck, and rescued once again by the very crew who absconded with her in the first place. In the course of this dazzling adventure, she'll meet Vizzini—the criminal philosopher who'll do anything for a bag of gold; Fezzik—the gentle giant; Inigo—the Spaniard whose steel thirsts for revenge; and Count Rugen—the evil mastermind behind it all. Foiling all their plans and jumping into their stories is Westley, Princess Buttercup’s one true love and a very good friend of a very dangerous pirate.


About the Author

WILLIAM GOLDMAN (1931-2018) wrote books and movies for more than fifty years. He won two Academy Awards (for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and All the President's Men), and three Lifetime Achievement Awards in screenwriting.



Born in Boston, Massachusetts, and raised in Bangkok, Thailand, MICHAEL MANOMIVIBUL currently resides in Oakland, California. He is a graduate of the California College of the Arts, and his work has been featured in Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art and the Folio edition of Moonfleet, among many other publications.