Suntup Editions has revealed, via social media, a brand-new fine press edition of Ira Levin’s 1967 horror novel Rosemary’s Baby, which was adapted for the silver screen the following year. The new edition is limited to just 250 copies and features a brand-new introduction by Academy Award winner Jordan Peele, an afterward by the author, and six black & white illustrations by artist Richey Beckett. The book comes in two versions, Limited Edition and Lettered Edition (descriptions below), and all copies are hand-signed by both Peele & Beckett. There are only 226 copies of the Limited Edition, and just 26 of the Lettered Edition.
Suntup Editions’ Rosemary’s Baby will be released sometime this Summer for $695 for the Limited Edition and $3,950 for the Lettered Edition. Preorders begin Saturday, January 19th at 12:00pm Eastern
What’s more, every preorder will receive a 6″ x 9″ art print, a 4″ x 6″ postcard, and a UV-coated 2″ x 8″ bookmark, packaged inside a metallic printed envelope:
Limited Edition Description:
The Limited edition is a quarter leather binding and is limited to 250 copies for sale. The goatskin spine is stamped with silver foil, and the boards are covered in Japanese cloth. Endpapers feature flecks of metallic gold and silver, and the edition is printed letterpress on Mohawk Superfine. It is housed in a cloth covered, foil stamped slipcase.
Lettered Edition Description:
The lettered edition is limited to 26 copies for sale, lettered A-Z and is printed letterpress on Moldmade Zerkall paper. It is a full goatskin binding with a foil stamped spine, and glass eyes inset into leather-formed eyelids on the cover. Endpapers are hand marbled in Germany on Hahnemühle Ingres paper. The edition is housed in a custom ‘bassinet’ enclosure with a rocking bookbed.
The Lettered edition enclosure is covered in genuine lace-embossed black leather and features an inner bookbed that rocks from side to side. The bookbed is lined with black silk, and a sterling silver cross is suspended from the upper edge of the lid by a black silk ribbon. When the box is opened, the cross hangs above the seated book. The inside of the lid is flounced in black organza.
- ISBN: 978-1-7328448-1-0