Paper Stocks and Materials Available for Book Printing
We offer many options!
Bookmobile offers more paper stock and binding choices than any other short-run book printer. Choose a paper weight from 50- to 100-lb., add French flaps to your paperback, die cut your book cover, or spiral-bind your coloring book. All the options are listed below!
Bookmobile Paper Stocks, Cover Stocks and Options
Page range: 16 to 1,200 pages
Size Range: 3” x 4” to 12” x 12”
Orientation: portrait or landscape
- Perfect bind (EVA and PUR)
- Perfect bind with French flaps (gatefolds)
- Hardcover, perfect bound and cased in
- Plastic spiral (white, black, custom)
- Wire-O (white, black, custom)
- Saddle Stitch (two staples)
Interior Paper Stocks for Book Printing
Natural (Off-White, Vanilla, Cream)
- 45-lb. cream ORCA at 420 PPI, 93% Opacity
- 55-lb. natural 100% PCW at 454 PPI, FSC certified, 93% Opacity
- 70-lb. natural smooth 30% PCW at 392 PPI, FSC certified, 95% Opacity
- 80-lb. vanilla opaque vellum at 340 PPI, 97% Opacity
- 50-lb. offset white at 520 PPI, 90% Opacity
- 60-lb. offset white at 438 PPI, 91% Opacity
- 60-lb. white opaque vellum 30% PCW at 436 PPI, FSC certified, 95% Opacity
- 70-lb. offset white at 382 PPI, 92% Opacity
- 80-lb. white opaque smooth at 382 PPI, 96% Opacity
- 100-lb. white smooth at 284 PPI, 97% Opacity
- 80-lb. gloss-coated white at 556 PPI, 93% Opacity
- 80-lb. matte-coated white at 510 PPI, 95.5% Opacity
- 100-lb. gloss-coated white at 400 PPI, 97% Opacity
- 100-lb. matte-coated white at 400 PPI, 98% Opacity
- 36-lb. (cover weight) Glama translucent
Cover Paper Stocks
Paperbacks with Gloss, Matte, or Soft-Touch Velvet Matte Lay-Flat Film Lamination
- 10-pt. C1S (coated one side)
- 12-pt. C1S (coated one side)
Uncoated Cover Stocks for Paperbacks
- White Opaque Smooth, 100-lb.
- Vanilla Finch Opaque, 80-lb.
- Passport Green, 80-lb.
- Passport Talc, 80-lb.
- Passport Granite, 80-lb.
- Carnival Vellum Pine, 80-lb.
- Carnival Vellum Blue, 80-lb.
- Carnival Vellum Yellow, 80-lb.
- Carnival Vellum Red, 80-lb.
- Carnival Vellum Ginger, 80-lb.
For Dust Jackets and Printed Hardcover Cases
For Hardcover Cases (plain or foil stamped) and Endsheets (paperback or hardcover)
- Rainbow Antique Cardinal Red
- Rainbow Antique Black
- Rainbow Antique Eclipse
- Rainbow Antique Charcoal
- Rainbow Antique Pearl
- Rainbow Antique White
- Rainbow Antique Paragon Brown
- Rainbow Antique Buckram
- Rainbow Antique Sand
- Rainbow Antique Cream
- Rainbow Antique Maroon
- Rainbow Antique Saffron
- Rainbow Antique Forest Green
- Rainbow Antique Sage
- Rainbow Antique Navy
- Rainbow Antique Turquoise
- Rainbow Antique Lavender
- Rainbow Antique Midnight
- Rainbow Antique Melon
- Rainbow Antique Spruce
- Rainbow Antique Sandstone (Gold)
Also available for orders of 100+ copies
Foil Stamp Colors
Headband and Tailband colors
- Red and White
- Blue and White
- Red and Yellow
- Black and White
- Black Solid
- White Solid
Extras and Options
- Color or black-and-white inserts, fold-out also available
- Interior bleeds
- French flaps (gatefolds)
- Duplexed covers
- Dust jackets on paperbacks, full or partial
- Client-supplied letterpress or screen-printed covers for paperbacks
- Foil stamped, embossed, debossed, or die cut paperback covers or hardcover cases
- Colored or printed endsheets for hardcovers and paperbacks
- Translucent vellum inserts or dust jackets
- 3-piece hardcover cases
- Inset/glued photo print on a hardcover case
- Ribbon bookmark for hardcover
- Flip books
- Perforated paper for trim sizes of 8-7/8″ x 10-3/4″ or smaller, 50- or 60-lb. white
- 3-hole drill
- Shrink wrapping
- Poly bagging
- Bind in CDs or adhere CD envelopes to the book’s back cover