Mad Parrot Press

Books, the Old Way, By Hand.

Two fine press printers, a parrot, and a book.

It’s ink and paper alchemy.

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame 

Illustrated by Vladimir Zimakov

with a new Introduction by Peter Hunt

Update, November 25, 2021: The book is finished and final invoices are being sent to depositors.

Yes, they will be shipping soon.

Thanks again for your patience and support!

Currently there are twenty books left for sale.


The Wind in the Willows is set in 14pt Centaur with Arrighi. It has a page size of 10.25 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 13 full-color illustrations sized at 8 x 9.25 inches complementing the text blocks on the pages along with nine smaller two-color illustrations throughout the text.

Quarter-bound in Moroccan goat and cloth.

Of the seventy-five copies originally for sale 20 remain available for $2,000, as well as four copies in sheets for binders at $1500.

At this time, no more presentation bindings are available.


A deposit of $500 will reserve your copy of The Wind in the Willows. When the book is completed you will be invoiced for the balance. Final invoices will reflect a 6% sales tax, insurance, and shipping.

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