The Stepford Wives numbered
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 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.