Mad Parrot Press
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The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
Illustrated by Vladimir Zimakov
with a new Introduction by Peter Hunt
Update, March 14, 2021: Currently finishing interior presswork. Then on to binding.
The Wind in the Willows is set in 14pt Centaur with Arrighi. It has a page size of 10.5 x 14 inches (26.7 cm x 61 cm) 134 pages not including front or back matter, printed on St. Armand Canal cotton rag paper. There will be 12 multi-color linoleum cuts sized at 8 x 9.25 inches complementing the text blocks on the pages along with nine smaller two-color cuts throughout the text.
Of the seventy-five copies originally for sale 30 remain available for $2,000, as well as four copies in sheets for binders at $1500.
Only two deluxe books in individual presentation bindings by Chad Pastotnik are available starting at $2500.