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Art Book Printing & Publishing

Beautiful books fit to showcase your beautiful work.

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Turn your vision into a masterpiece for the ages

Artists producing an art book care about one thing: superior quality. That's why more artists choose BookBaby for their art books than any other printer. Our experienced technicians know how to deliver everything from perfect color accuracy to crisp, gorgeous black and white. We offer truly premium printing options, including 80lb glossy stock, adhesive case wraps and dust jackets, a high-gloss cover finish, and large trim sizes like 12" x 9" and 10" square. Our custom-printed art books are routinely sold in world-famous art galleries all over the country.

“I’ve always been an advocate of self-publishing and with the help of BookBaby, you get the tools that you need to reach whatever market you’re trying to reach.” – Dawud Anyabwile, Illustrator and Emmy Winner

Your coffee table never looked so good

With such premium printing, you’ll want to display it where you can enjoy it at anytime or show it off to company. We provide easy-to-use book printing templates to ensure print perfection, and our online ordering app will let you choose your book, upload your art, approve your proofs, and get your art book into production today. Order as few as 25 books or as many as 10,000. If you want to sell your art books worldwide, try our new Print on Demand service. (Our Print On Demand books are exactly the same as the books we produce for our larger runs.) We print all of our books right here in the US and every single book we produce is backed by our 100% satisfaction guarantee.

And with BookBaby's book marketing services, we can help you get your art book in the hands of readers. Along with our other self-publishing services, we’ve got everything you need to create an art book that encapsulates your work.

Choose the style and binding for your custom art book

We offer both softcover and hardcover art book printing options in a variety of sizes and paper stocks.
Art book printing and binding options include: perfect binding or hardcover (casebound). Print from a PDF or have us design your book cover and book interior. Here are some of our popular art book styles:

Letter 8.5" x 11"

Letter 8.5" x 11"

Perfect Bound, 80lb gloss
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POD ready
Large Square 10" x 10"

Large Square 10" x 10"

Casebound, 80lb gloss color
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Large Landscape 12" x 9"

Large Landscape 12" x 9"

Softcover, Perfect Binding, 80lb gloss color
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Compare BookBaby's art book printing prices to Blurb & Lulu:

Based on 50 Books, 50 pages, color printing.

Softcover/Perfect Bound $500.00 $1,039.60 $770.50
Hardcover, Image Wrap $879.00 $1,519.60 $1,074.10
Hardcover, Dust Jacket $979.00 $1,439.60 $N/A

It's true, BookBaby delivers the highest quality printed art books at affordable prices, but we also pride ourselves on being the most author friendly book printer in the industry. Check out this comparison chart to see how BookBaby stacks up against Blurb and Lulu…

BookBaby Blurb Lulu
Book files reviewed by in-house prepress specialist before printing check x x
Books printed in one location ensuring quality every time check x x
In-house professional book cover design and layout services check x x
We print our company's logo on your books x check check
Live US based customer support (email, phone, live chat) check x x
Quality guaranteed check x x
ISBN assignment check x check

Choose from 8 different US Standard trim sizes, multiple binding styles, paper stock options, cover finishes, and if you need help designing your book cover or interior text, just click on the icons in the add-ons section of the quoter to add book design services to your order.

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The Biggest Worldwide Distribution Network

Publish and sell your professional art book

BookBaby writers can now publish and sell their eBooks and printed books in the world’s biggest bookstores. Not only will we convert your art book into an eBook and sell it digitally in 60+ stores, with our new Print On Demand technology, you can now sell your printed art book (book-by-book) direct to your readers, without having to pay for large print runs, warehousing, or fulfillment.

Fixed Layout books for Apple and Amazon

Most art books require fixed layout file conversion to turn it into an eBook. The technical experts at BookBaby can convert your high-resolution PDF files into an eBook with a Fixed Layout. This service is for Amazon and Apple Books only. We currently don't produce Fixed Layout files for the Barnes & Noble NOOK tablet. Learn more about Fixed Layout.

The art of timing

The art of timing

When you plan to release your book plays a big role in its success. Art books tend to have better results between December and January. Speak with a helpful Publishing Specialist today to determine what and when is right for you.

Now's the time to make your book

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If you have questions, call us at 856-460-8069 or schedule an appointment with one of our friendly, helpful publishing specialists.

Try before you buy.

Get a single press proof of your book made for just $99!

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