Hardcover
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Powerful. Beautiful. Enduring. Books bound to tell your story, whatever it may be.

They say everyone has a novel in them. But not everyone manages to put pen to paper. If you’ve put in the hard work and long hours that come with writing a book, then you more than most deserve to see it printed with a beautiful hardcover.

Whether it’s fact or fiction, or full of recipes or photos, we can offer you a wide range of cover styles and finishes, paper types and weights, trim sizes, and binding options.

Our hardbound books are robust, built to last, and ready to sit proudly on your reader’s shelf. They are quite simply the ideal choice when the time comes to bring your story to life.

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Hardcover book sizes available

Size Width (mm) Height (mm)
A4 210 297
A5 148 210
Novel 203 127
Standard 197 132
Demy 216 138
US Royal 229 152
Royal 234 156
Square - 210 210 210

Binding options available

Paper weight
Binding
80 - 130gsm 150gsm 170gsm 200gsm
Case binding 44 - 400 pages 32 - 400 pages 28 - 400 pages

Paper types available

  • Silk
  • Gloss
  • Uncoated

Mixam is rated as Excellent on

4.7 out of 5, based on 2520 reviews.
Brighton Customer
3 days ago [Case Bound Books]
Very helpful with the formatting, which I found very tricky. The opportunity to proof-read online was essential. The product looks professional, and rather beautiful, and at an affordable price. I shall definitely offer further books to Mixam.
Dan Lowe
5 days ago [Case Bound Books]
Great, quick service with fantastic customer service and support
Nina
2 weeks ago [Case Bound Books]
This company is absolutely brilliant - I have never printed a book before and they made it so easy. I was concerned at first that the quality might not be as good because it was so much cheaper than other companies - but there was nothing to be concerned about - I could not have been more impressed with the outcome. They helped me organise the formatting etc for print, and were really quick at responding to all on my enquiries - plus they helped me to incorporate changes I didn't know how to make myself. There was an error on one of the copies - they responded and handled it straight away. The service and quality was 5*, thank you.
scott akiens
2 weeks ago [Case Bound Books]
Very pleased with the finished product, my book looks amazing. Thank you very much to the people at Mixam, you were very patient and helpful throughout. Im looking forward to ordering my next batch
Manjula
2 weeks ago [Case Bound Books]
I used Mixam to create a book my son himself wrote the book. The book was delivered on time to him and good quality.
Mrs S Kershaw
3 weeks ago [Case Bound Books]
This was my first time having a book printed and the people at Mixam gave me all the help I needed to complete the process, resulting in a beautiful, high quality hardback book. Easy to use ordering and uploading system and quick delivery. Thank you!
Peter
3 weeks ago [Case Bound Books]
I have written an autobiography for family use and had no knowledge of printing companies. Mixam was recommended to me by a friend who had recently used them and I am truly delighted with everything - the book and print quality, the back up service, the speed of production and transport - nothing can be faulted. Everything they promised was delivered...and all for a very sensible price. I have no hesitation in recommending them.
Alex
4 weeks ago [Case Bound Books]
Helpful, knowledgeable and a great and simple process to follow
nina fisher
4 weeks ago [Case Bound Books]
Great customer service and quality. Quick delivery. Would recommend!
Productivity MBS
1 month ago [Case Bound Books]
Great customer service, order came on time and no hidden issue. Definitely recommend.
Jeremy Willmott
1 month ago [Case Bound Books]
My book arrived today and the quality of the print was excellent. I had some highly personalised customer service through the production process to help me get the best possible output. I'll be using Mixam for all my printing needs going forward. They are great!
Theodore Balderston
1 month ago [Case Bound Books]
I received a good deal of cheerfully given and welcome help from a member of staff in correcting the pdf I had submitted. The job itself was done quicker than their own short deadline, and the quality of the finished article was excellent.
Sharon Brooks
1 month ago [Case Bound Books]
Most helpful with my first time order. I can't recommend them high enough. The quality is awesome.
Janice Handley
1 month ago [Case Bound Books]
Very pleased with my book �� that I received recently.The copies delivered to the UK were received last week, but because I live in Spain it took another week or more to arrive here. The quality is very good & overall...a great job !
Glyn Coggon
2 months ago [Case Bound Books]
Absolutely amazing, the quality of the hard back books is superb. If you contact customer services by phone you are greeted in a friendly manner, not like an idiot, and your query is dealt with professionally and immediately. I will certainly be using them again.
Info for file setup

Hardcover book print
file setup information

How to supply your print files
You can supply your files in a way that suits you - as single pages or spreads, individual files for each page, or as a single combined file.
Important - your cover
When it comes to cover artwork setup, hardcover books are slightly different to our other products.
Most covers are made up of four pages - a front cover, an inside front cover, a back cover, and an inside back cover. The cover for a hardcover book is only two pages - a front cover and a back cover.
Endpapers
The inside front and back cover pages cannot be printed on. These are called Endpapers.
On the order, these places will be locked. This is important as it may throw the page sequence out, putting left and right facing pages in the wrong order.
There is a choice of Endpapers - either solid white or black.
Bleed
The cover on hardback books overhangs the inner pages. To make the cover, we need a very large bleed area on the front, back and spine. We ask for 20mm on all sides. Please do not include any important content within this area.
Spine
The spine will also need a 20mm bleed at the top and bottom.
If you are uploading a cover spread, you do not need to supply a separate spine file. The spine depth is calculated and displayed in the shopping cart. However, we ask for an extra 5mm to be added to the front and back covers, placed either side of the spine depth in your design.
If you are uploading single pages. The spine should be supplied as a separate file. The spine depth is calculated and displayed in the shopping cart. If you do not upload a print file for your spine it will be left blank.
Quiet area
Within the cover page size we recommend a quiet area or margin of at least 8mm around the edge.