Some great informaton about what goes into the specification of our deluxe photo books.
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Facts about our photo books
use perfect binding
hand bound perfect binding - assembled and bound by hand to exacting standards for increased durability and longevity. Single sheets are collated and bound at the edge using a binding method which enables the adhesive to penetrate into the spine itself, giving a very strong hold on the internal pages.
We use 270gsm (or 160gsm in the small photo book) wove ivory endpapers - deluxe heavyweight smooth paper in ivory colour. Endpapers are the pages that go between the cover and book block. they hold the book into its covers.
The cover - boards
We use high quality board for covers - to provide ample protection for the internal leaves. Cheap cover boards impair the life of your book. Read more facts about our books.
The cover - fabric
We print to satin book cloth from which your cover is made. This ensures the best possible finish and effectively means your image IS the cover.
Satin ribbon bookmark
The perfect finishing touch! This is bound into the spine, see self-explanatory pic.
spine colour chosen to complement the colour scheme of your book. You can even add text to it, useful if you are buying a series of books or if it is going to be put in the book case.
Edge to edge print
on the internal pages - this is where the image is printed slightly larger and then chopped to size.
Double sided print
We print to both sides of the page, for a truly professional finish.
We can make 3 styles: a tin, a plain box and a luxury personalised box. View our presentation box page for more information.
Front and back cover
You can choose a different image for the back cover.