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This Book Cover and Design estimating is a free service of Every hard cover book deserves a book cover that is designed to bring attention to the title and content of the book. I call this the attention and interest moments prior to the purchase of a book. This is especially true for plain hard cover books and for first edition books.

The book cover designers and printers associated with will be pleased to give you a production estimate or a firm quote based of additional information. To receive a book cover or book printing production estimate fill in the following web form and press submit. On submission the form will be automatically sent to each of our printer subscribers. The printing firms who can best meet your brochure printing requirements will contact you shortly.

If you have prepared specifications for the project you can copy your spec sheet into our comments area at the bottom of the form. This form is very easy to use. It is mostly about making choices and answering simple questions.

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- Company or Organization
- Street Address
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Enter the quantities to be quoted in this box and separate with a comma.
Example; 1000, 5000, 10000, etc.

The size of a book cover is determined by the size of the front panel, the back cover plus the thickness of the spine panel. What is the flat size of your bookcover including the front cover, back cover and spine?

Home many color pictures will be on the cover?

Who will provide the color separations?
The Printer will furnish the separations.
We will furnish the separations.

Describe the production - print order in your terms or technical terms. What you tell us here about the use the cover will help us recommend the best paper for your print order.

Will you require design services?
Yes, we require design services.
No, we do not require design services.

What will you furnish for copy?
Rough design ideas
Final camera ready copy
Final electronic files
Combined hard copy and electronic files

Our electronic files were created on a Macintosh computer PC computer

Our design software is: Include the version number if you know it. Here are some prompts to assist you.
Macintosh: Adobe Illustrator, QuarkXPress, Adobe Pagemaker, Micromedia Freehand, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat Distiller, Adobe Indesign.   PC: Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Corel Draw, QuarkXPress, Pagemaker, Adobe Freehand, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat Distiller, Illustrator, Filemaker Pro., Other brand

Describe the brochure paper.
80 lb coated
100 lb coated
80 lb uncoated
100 lb uncoated
Printer to recommend the best weight for our project

Choose a paper grade.
Grade 1 most expensive
Grade 2 mid range
Grade 3 least expensive
Printer to recommend

How many Ink colors are involved? Select one:
1 color ink
2 ink colors
CMYK is living color

Covers printed on coated papers may also be UV (liquid plastic) coated). Would you like your book cover to be UV coated? Yes     No

Bleeds: A printed page where the ink prints off the edge of a sheet is called bleeding.
Will your cover bleed on the cover or text? Check all that apply.
There are no bleeds.
The cover bleeds.
The text bleeds.
The cover and text bleed.

If the order delivers to another location please provide the address?

Will you require mailing services?
Yes, we require mailing services. No, we do not require mailing services.

If mailing is required what kind of data base will you provide?

Fulfillment services: Will you require special shipping, delayed shipping, or daily or
weekly order fulfillment?
Please describe your fulfillment requirement.

Production time:
What date will the copy or files be ready?
When do you require delivery at your door?
If the order is being mailed, what is the mailing drop date?

Questions or Comments:

If we have questions, what is the best time to contact you?

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