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Perfect Binding

Perfect binding is a form of adhesive binding style and is a free option for our books. This binding option is sometimes called a "soft cover" or "paperback binding." It is excellent for books, corporate reports, manuals, brochures, and annual reports. The advantages are: versatile, printable spine, overall look and visual appeal. A printed spine requires a minimum of 80 pages to allow room for the printing. Minimum pages to perfect bind is 24. For 8-1/2 x 11 inch perfect bound books, the maximum size is limited to 600 pages.

Sewn Perfect Binding

Sewn perfect binding is where the book block is actually sewn with thread before binding, which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. This is recommended for large color books or books that will see extreme conditions. Sewing the books makes sure there is never a glue failure, which can happen on larger books or books that are opened and closed hundreds of times causing the glue to possibly crack. Sewn Perfect Binding is an additional $1.00 per book and adds approximately 5 business days to the order.