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Hardcover
Book Printing

UK’s best price and quality

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 deserve to see it printed with a beautiful hardcover.

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

Our hardcover books are robust, built to last, and ready to sit proudly on your reader’s shelf. The ideal choice to bring your story to life.

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Exceptional sharpness and vivid colours on quality, thick paper. Perfect for rich, colourful, image-heavy content.

Reading Books

folders

Also known as Trade Books. Mostly uncoated paper, ideal for text-heavy books. Bookstore quality printing at low costs. Lower fidelity for colours and photos than Photo Quality Books.

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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 24 - 400 pages

Paper types available

  • Silk
  • Gloss
  • Uncoated

Mixam is rated Excellent on

4.8 out of 5, based on 3261 reviews.
4 days ago [Hardcover Books]
Super service and terrific product. This was the second time we used Mixam. Very competitive and professional. Won't hesitate to use again.
5 days ago [Hardcover Books]
Brilliant service, very easy to upload files for a book which can then be viewed instantaneously as a proof or a “book-alike”. Quick turnaround, delivered on time and well packaged. Good quality product. Not cheap, but you get what you pay for. Would definitely recommend and would use again.
5 days ago [Hardcover Books]
I had a book published as a gift for my grandmother. Has turned out fabulously well, love the quality and the finish. Also, contacted the helpline a few time for assistance with the spine of the book and they were very very helpful.
6 days ago [Hardcover Books]
I did a successful test print of a complex hardback monograph with almost 600 pages and many colour illustrations with Mixam and am now waiting to have 100 hardback books printed and hope to get them still before Christmas but latest beginningof January. I had very professional and individual support via phone and message exchange. One of their experts adapted the bleed of my cover page design and their pdf uploading system to integrate complex art work online works magic. Thank you Mixam!
1 week ago [Hardcover Books]
Despite a couple of issues, that I was given a full refund. They have corrected it as soon as I let them know. Amazing customer service and I cant wait to start producing all my hardback books through this amazing team. Look forward to working a lot more with you as a supplier of my books and thank you to your great team.
2 weeks ago [Hardcover Books]
Fast & super user friendly. Really impressed with the service and easy access.
2 weeks ago [Hardcover Books]
Amazing! Easy, great customer support and absolutely beautiful final product. Can’t recommend enough. Impeccable!
2 weeks ago [Hardcover Books]
As always,Mixam guided me through the complex job, and produced a stunning result.
3 weeks ago [Hardcover Books]
Excellent service and excellent book at the end. Exactly how I was hoping it would turn out!
3 weeks ago [Hardcover Books]
Excellent service throughout!
4 weeks ago [Hardcover Books]
High quality and quick.
4 weeks ago [Hardcover Books]
I've now used Mixam twice and each time I've been impressed with how patient and helpful the person I spoke with has been. I'm planning to return this time with the memoirs of my 99 year old father-in-law and I'm confident he'll be pleased with the result.
1 month ago [Hardcover Books]
I have now had 5 books, including 3 hard backs, printed by Mixam and am delighted with the results. The website is easy to follow and the staff are always extremely helpful. I have already recommended Mixam to a couple of friends who are equally happy with their books.
1 month ago [Hardcover Books]
Fantastic printers who went out of their way to help when no other printer could! We had a large order on a very tight timeline after being let down by another printer and called several other companies who said the order wouldn't be possible and nowhere would be able to complete our order to our spec because all of the binders were at max capacity. Mixam delivered on time and were professional throughout. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend them or use their services again.
1 month ago [Hardcover Books]
You service is very good and I will use you again in the future. I was introduced to you by a friend whom you have helped in the past. Many thanks.
Info for file setup

Hardcover Book Print File Setup

How to upload your 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.
The spine should be supplied as a separate file when uploading single pages. 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.