Inner Pages – Perfect Bound

Inner Pages of Hardcover Books:

  • Smaller number of pages are usually stapled
  • Larger number of inner pages are usually perfect bound or saddle stitched.
    • 32pp+
  • Perfect bound booklets have a spine (the spine width requires a certain number of pages, hence the 32pp min).
  • Perfect bound booklets are spec’d as 4pp covers + inner pages, usually:
    • Covers 250gsm
    • Inner pages 100 – 150gsm
  • Paper stock for inner pages can be coated or uncoated (matte) white.
    • Glossy is recommended for photos.
    • Special order stocks can be done but most things can be created with white.
      • For a vintage looks, you could order cream or you could create a pattern on uncoated white.
  • 4pp Intervals starting at 8pp (unless you want zero pages which is possible but uncommon)
    • pp = Printed Panel, each one can be numbered, just like any book.
  • Unprinted Fly Sheets are a fun add-on.


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