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Perfect Bound (Paperback)

Perfect binding is a simple and cost-effective method of binding your book. The folded section or single pages of the book are glued at the spine and the cover is wrapped around the book and trimmed to create a finished book. We can offer a wide range of bespoke books and a huge choice of paper stocks, including recycled options.

Ideal for

  • Yearbooks
  • Manuals
  • Journals
  • Children's books
  • Reports
  • General publishing

Options for finishing

  • Laminates: Choose from a gloss or matt finish. We also offer soft touch matt, non-scratch matt and textured surface laminates for something special.
  • Foiling on Cover or Spine: Choose from a variety of metallic colours to make your title stand out.
  • Spot UV to highlight specific areas, logos or images and draw attention to your products.

Stitched (Stapled)

Stitched books are the most cost-effective method of binding. It is also the most suitable option for shorter publication binding; as few as 4 pages plus cover per book. There are still many finishing options available for this type of book and the finished product can look beautiful.

Ideal for

  • Children’s story books
  • Colouring Books
  • Work Books
  • Shorter texts
  • Information books

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Lanes Printers have extensive knowledge of book printing. We have been book printers for over 50 years and are best placed to offer advice on the best type of book for your project. We have a wide range of products to suit your budget. Whether it is your first time publishing your own novel or you are an experienced publisher we can help.

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Case Bound (Hardback)

Case bound books are a durable option. Printed sections are usually folded and sewn so they open flat. The text is trimmed first, then an adhesive is applied to the rough edge to attach the text to the hard cover. These are an excellent option for younger children’s books, reference books and religious texts. There are so many finishing options to make your book special and to suit your content.

Ideal for

  • General publishing
  • Bibles/religious texts
  • Reference books
  • Yearbooks
  • Children’s books
  • Diaries

Options for hard back books

  • Full colour printed cover
  • Dust Jacket
  • Laminated covers
  • Leather, leatherette or cloth covers
  • Padded covers
  • Printed end papers
  • Bookmark Ribbons
  • Foiling to cover and spine
  • Gold Corners
  • Gold / Silver Edges

Wire Bound (Wiro Bound)

Single pages are collated between a thick protective cover, punched and wire is attached to keep sheets together. It allows pages to be turned 360º and lays flat when open.

Ideal for

  • Diaries
  • Recipe Books
  • Log Books
  • Children’s Books
  • Reference Books
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