Printing Services FAQs
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Bookmasters’ standard trim size measurements and metric equivalents:
4¾ x 7 = 121mm x 178mm
5½ x 8½ = 140mm x 216mm
6 x 9 = 152mm x 229mm
7 x 10 = 178mm x 254mm
8½ x 11 = 216mm x 279mm
9 x 12 = 229mm x 305mm
Bookmasters has the capability to print any quantity, from 100 to 100,000.
Standard turnaround time for offset-printed, perfect-bound, black-text jobs is 10 to 15 business days from return of proofs, if minimal corrections are needed.
Yes. We routinely print four-color process covers, dust jackets, and text.
We offer the following:• Perfect Binding
• Case Binding
• Smyth-Sewn Paperback
• Lay-Flat Binding
• Saddle Stitching
• Mechanical bindings — plastic comb, wire-o, plastic coil, and drill 3.
White and natural sheets as well as matte and enamel-coated stocks in various weights.
Depending on page count, typically 1,000 or more would be best produced via offset printing.
Yes. We can produce adhesive case (most typical), PUR adhesive case, and smyth sewn in-house.