| The Wind in the Willows
A Mad Parrot Press imprint
Books, the Old Way, By Hand.
Two fine press printers, a parrot, and a book.
It’s ink and paper alchemy.
James Dissette and Chad Pastotnik
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
Illustrated by Vladimir Zimakov
with a new Introduction by Peter Hunt
The 75 regular edition copies of the book are quarter bound, rounded and backed, in a very dark moss green natural goat with a cinnamon cotton book cloth. The endpapers are a printed pattern on mocha Hahnemühle Bugra with a cloth inner hinge. The title is gilt in foil on the spine in copper and silver and the debossed panel on the front cover features Rat & Mole in a crossed oar emblem foiled in dull copper on grey-dyed goat.
The Text is set in 14pt Centaur and Arrighi and printed on custom-made cotton rag paper from Papeterie Saint-Armand developed especially for this book. Interwoven throughout the book are thirteen full size multi-color and nine 2 color linocut illustrations by Vladimir Zimakov. Printed and bound at Deep Wood Press.
With a new introduction from Peter Hunt. British scholar, Professor Emeritus in English and children's literature at Cardiff University, UK.
All this in large format folio size; 148 pages, 10.25 x 14 (26×35.5 cm). Printed and bound at Deep Wood Press.
Seventy-five copies in the standard edition with slipcase $2,100
Ten copies deluxe with folio of prints and housed in a drop spine box - sold out
A view of some of the deluxe bindings my be viewed here on my blog.
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