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Specifications

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height x width in millimetres, portrait or landscape shape

How many pages? Limp cover or hard case? Jacket?

How many pages in black and white? In colour? What kind of paper? – matt art, gloss art, woodfree or just describe what you want. What weight of paper – gsm (grams per square metre)?

for cased or flexibound only – plain or printed, how many colours?

for limp cover books – give the gsm board weight if you know it, printed outside only or inside too, with gloss or matt lamination outside?

for hard cover books – give the gsm board weight if you know it, printed case (PLC or paper laminated case) or mock fabric such as Wibalin with foil blocking

if required, usually 4 colour plus gloss or matt lamination but you can have French folds

usually section sewn; limp books have the cover drawn on (glued); cased books usually have square back and may have head and tail bands; or you can have Flexibound

do you have any special requirements? We usually pack in cartons not exceeding 18 kg per carton

do you want FOB – free on board at Hong Kong port; CIF – cost insurance freight to the port of your choice; FIS – free in store to your warehouse, we’ll need your full delivery address including postcode

how many books do you want? It’s a good idea to get a range of 3 options, say 2000, 3000, 4000 or 10,000, 15,000, 20,000 copies. What currency do you want the quote in – usually for NZ we quote NZ dollars but you can choose US or another currency

we provide low resolution ozalids or plotters for the whole book free of charge, as well as digital proofs or wet proofs if required (extra cost)

Will you send a disc to our Hong Kong office or upload files to our FTP server? Note that we offer to link files and create PDF files at no extra cost

if you are not sure of the specifications and just want to describe your book, or if you have special requirements, add as much information as you can here and I’ll get in touch

Our prices are valid for 30 days from the date of the quotation and based on no heavy fluctuations in material prices, exchange rate and other unexpected issues. They do not include GST/VAT or any additional sales tax or duties that may be applied on arrival of the bulk stock.