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The Stepford Wives numbered

Ira Levin

Publisher

Publication year

Suntup Editions

2022

Limitation

350

Author signature

Artist

N

Laurie Lee Brom

Introduction

Peter Straub

List Price

Fair Market Value

$495

$375

Recorded Sales

7

The Stepford Wives numbered
The Stepford Wives numbered

Description from Suntup website


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 Numbered edition of 350 copies is a Bradel binding with a leather spine and cloth over boards. The spine is Italian patent leather with a high gloss embossed alligator pattern, evoking the style of fashion accessories of the era in which the novel is set. The inset cover label and endsheets are Canson Mi-Teintes paper. The edition is printed letterpress on Neenah 100% cotton paper and is housed in a cloth covered slipcase with a leather capped opening. This edition is signed by Peter Straub and Laurie Lee Brom.


See also: Artist edition - Lettered edition

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