The Stepford Wives lettered
Laurie Lee Brom
Median Market Value
The fine press edition of The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin is presented in three states: Artist, Numbered and Lettered. The editions measure 6” x 9” and feature six full color oil painting illustrations by Laurie Lee Brom as well as an introduction by Peter Straub which appeard in an earlier edition of the novel. The Numbered and Lettered editions are signed by Peter Straub and Laurie Lee Brom, and the Artist edition is signed by Laurie Lee Brom.
The editions are printed letterpress on a Heidelberg Cylinder, with two colors on the title, introduction and chapter pages. Chapters openings include a halftone image which is printed letterpress with the text.
The Lettered edition is limited to 26 copies lettered A-Z and is a lapped-case full goatskin binding with an arabesque pattern blind debossed on the front cover. Endsheets are custom designed paste papers by Marie Kelzer and the clamshell enclosure is covered in Italian patent leather with a high gloss embossed alligator pattern, a cloth spine and velour liners. The edition is printed letterpress on Neenah 100% cotton paper and is signed by Peter Straub and Laurie Lee Brom.