Hardcover books

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Some things are better done the hard way.

Whether you write novels or non-fiction, you’ve probably dreamt of seeing your book printed in a hardcover format. Maybe it’s a yearbook of your school’s best moments, a photography portfolio to share with potential clients, or maybe, you just want to compile your recent artwork into one professionally bound hardback book. Whichever path is yours, you’ll need hardcover book printing along the way.

Hardcover books showcase quality with a sleek yet sturdy look and portray values with prominent sizing. Choosing hardcover book printing helps you stand out on the shelf, instantly drawing eyes and curiosity. All of our hardbound books are designed to last for years to come, making them a great addition to any reader’s collection.

Hardcover books have many names – hardbound, casebound, hardback, bound book – but they all share the same meaning: quality presentation.

Hardcover books are most popular with these book styles:

Square 8.5" x 8.5"

Cookbooks
Square 8.5" x 8.5"

Casebound, 80lb gloss
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US Trade 6" x 9"

Novels
US Trade 6" x 9"

Hardcover, Perfect Binding, 60lb natural
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Large Square 10" x 10"

Photography Books
Large Square 10" x 10"

Casebound, 80lb gloss color
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Free shipping on printed books

Order 25 or more and get free ground shipping.
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The hard facts on hardcover book printing

A book can take many different forms. BookBaby has a number of trim sizes, cover styles and finishes, custom binding, and other book printing options to choose from. Take a closer look at what we offer and find your fit here.

Keep 100% of your net eBook sales

Publish and sell your novel

BookBaby authors can now publish and sell their printed books and eBooks in the world’s biggest bookstores. We’ll convert your novel into an eBook, sell it digitally in 60+ stores, and with our new Print On Demand technology you can now sell your novel (one-by-one) directly to your readers. And you can do it all without having to pay for large print runs, warehousing, or fulfillment.

Try before you buy.

Get a single copy of your book made for just $39!

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