Paperback Book Printing For Self Publishers

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Please select from the options presented below to create your Softback Books for printing. When you are happy with your selections, click 'Add to basket' to finalise the order.
Trim Size

If the size you require is not listed, for quote purposes select the nearest size up from that you need. When ordering advise us of the size required.

Inner Mono/Colour
No Pages
Inner Paper Required
'Inner' refers to the physical pages of the book.
Colour plates
Colour pages within a mono book, these are called plate sections. Printed on 130gsm Silk coated. Please choose how many pages are in colour. Divisible of 2. If there are more than 32 pages of colour, please revert to full colour inner pages.
Cover Printing
Cover flaps (optional extra)
Cover Paper
Cover Lamination
Special Cover Finishes
Perfect Binding is a widely used soft cover (paperback) book binding method. With this binding method, the pages and cover are glued together at the spine with a strong yet flexible glue. The cover and inner pages are then trimmed flush.
Casebinding (Hardback) A method of binding in which the cover is made separately but consists of rigid boards covered with printed paper, cloth or other material, in such a manner that the covering material surrounds the outside and the edges of the board. Covers always project beyond the trimmed edges of the text pages. PPC = Printed paper Case. CBJ = Cloth (Wibalin), Block and Jacket.
Files supplied as
We work from files supplied as print ready PDF. One file for the cover with the correct spine set up (we can supply the spine width, please call for this 01525 621742). The other for the inner in single page order (Not as spreads) from page one to the back, with all fonts and images embedded. 3mm bleed must be allowed if the print runs to the edge of the page. If you need assistance with file preparation please call for advice.
Proof Options
We recommend a loose printed proof. This is to ensure you are happy with the printed result before full production commences.
We recommend a loose printed proof. This is to ensure you are happy with the printed result before full production commences.
ISBN Services
ISBN is required only if you wish to sell through retail and distribution channels. You will need to allow 6 copies from your order to be sent to The British Library, and Legal Deposit Libraries. For example if you order 100 copies we will send you 94 and the remainder will fulfil the ISBN legal requirements.
For Non UK deliveries please request a quote separately. Prices are based on weight and zone of destination.
Quantity Minimum order: 10

Product Description

Paperback book printing is more than likely a more cost effective option than hardcovers, but the type of cover you choose can also be dictated by the purpose of the book. Paperback books are more lightweight and easier to pick up and transport. provides paperback book printing to meet any requirement and we're experts at working with self publishers to create highly professional printed books. Our innovative online ordering system allows you to choose detailed print options and you'll then see an instant print quote. From here you can proceed to order your booking printing online.