Hardback Book
Printing

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BOOK SHOP QUALITY PRINTED AND BOUND FOR ANY OCCASION

We produce high quality, affordable, hardback case bound books for any subject or use whether it’s factual or fiction, cookery, comedy, photobooks or corporate business literature.

If you have a project that you want created into a hardbound book, we can bring it to life. We create beautifully crafted and bound hardback books in a range cover styles finishes, paper types, weight, trim and binding options. We can add an additional printed dust jacket to further improve the look and feel of your book.

Our printing service is simple and easy to use. Just upload your art work including the front, back and spine and we will do the rest.

If you are unsure about budget and want to test a few options use our online tool and get an instant quote.

Everything is produced in-house, using paper from FSC certified sources, to award-winning quality and dispatched from our CarbonNeutral® Sussex factory.

Hardback books are perfect for all sorts of projects including

  • Novels
  • Comic
  • Cookery
  • Photobooks
  • Reference books
  • Annuals
  • Diaries
  • Notebooks
  • Lookbooks
  • Hight value sales literature
  • Text books
  • Yearbooks
  • Reference books
  • Training or workshop manuals

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Hardcover book sizes available

Size Width (mm) Height (mm)
A4 210 297
A5 148 210
Novel 203 127
Standard 197 132
Demy 216 138
US Royal 229 152
Royal 234 156
Square - 210 210 210

Binding options available

Paper weight
Binding
80 - 130gsm 150gsm 170gsm
Case binding 44 - 400 pages 32 - 400 pages 28 - 400 pages

Paper types available

  • Silk
  • Gloss
  • Uncoated
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Hardcover book print
file setup information

How to supply your print files
Like all other products, we ask that the file is supplied as single individual pages, not double pages.
Important - your cover
When it comes to cover artwork setup, hardcover books are slightly different to our other products.
Most covers are made up of four pages - a front cover, an inside front cover, a back cover, and an inside back cover. The cover for a hardcover book is only two pages - a front cover and a back cover.
Endpapers
The inside front and back cover pages cannot be printed on. These are called Endpapers.
On the order, these places will be locked. This is important as it may throw the page sequence out, putting left and right facing pages in the wrong order.
There is a choice of Endpapers - either solid white or black.
Bleed
The cover on hardback books overhangs the inner pages. To make the cover, we need a very large bleed area on the front, back and spine. We ask for 20mm on all sides. Please do not include any important content within this area.
Spine
The spine should be supplied as a separate file. The spine depth is calculated and displayed in the shopping cart. If you do not upload a print file for your spine it will be left blank.
The spine will also need a 20mm bleed at the top and bottom.
Quiet area
Within the cover page size we recommend a quiet area or margin of at least 8mm around the edge.