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, October 1, 2021: Currently in binding. Thank you for your patience and support!


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 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.