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Paperback to HC
Theis and dissertation specifications are usually dictated by the school. and are usually bound in
library buckram cloth*.
We can meet these requirements.

Your personal copies, however, may be bound and imprinted anyway you prefer.
Many grads prefer a leather cover or cloth in school colors. We stock librarty buckram cloth is several popular colors.
* MATERIALS
Three-quarter bindings are like Half bindings except that the corners are not involved.
This method in handcrafted covers involves extra material and labor can often add a classic distinctiveness to your volume.
Hardcover or flexible cover? The choice is yours. The durability is about the same. If your book or Bible will stand up on a shelf, then hardcover is the best. If it will lie down then it is a matter of preference.

Your hardcover Bible can be converted to flexible and vice-versa. Rounded corners are normally associated with flexile Bibles, though it is not needed.
Half-bindings as well as three-quarter bindings are constructed from two materials. A more durable material is used on the spine and corners while a lighter (and often more economical in mass production) material is used on the boards.
THESIS & DISSERTATIONS
Thesis 1
This special order involved editing, formatting, printing and binding copies for the customer's family members.
Unpublished books classically bound and decorated. Leather spines with marbled paper cover boards with decorative ornamentation.
Children's story book: class assignment bound with silk screened art.
Custom covers can ad the personal  touch.
More memoirs
NON-PUBLISHED BOOKS
Presentation book. A special die was ordered with the business logo.
Author's book, published in paperback, Now a classic leather covered hard-bound now graces his library shelf.
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A WORD ABOUT HYMNBOOKS 
What about having an old favorite hymnal rebound or even better as a gift to the song leader or choir director?

Rebinding all the hymnals for a church is something we are asked about often. We can do it but usually the church can buy new hymnbooks much more economically.

Preserving a few copies for the library or rebinding one as a special gift is a great idea.
This author wrote his memoirs to pass along for his family.
Leather-bound

memoirs

Sometimes, when the paperback has special cover art, that portion of he paper cover can be laminated to the new hardcover. This way nothing is lost.
Genealogical pamphlets converted to hardcover for county library
An author's book published in paper. Now in leather with marbled endpapers for his bookshelf.
Quarterly Law Journals were published in paperback and now bound in hard cover for the firm's library.
 
This was published as a paperback edition and is now a beautiful hardcover volume suitable for any library shelf or display table.
SELF- PUBLISHED BOOKS
This Masters thesis came a loose sheets and was bound in a buckram cloth cover.
HARDCOVER BOOKS
HARDCOVER BOOKS  THESIS & DISSERTATION  SELF-PUBLISHED BOOK  NON-PUBLISHED BOOK  PAPERBACK TO HARDCOVER
CONVERTING YOUR PAPERBACK TO A HARDCOVER BOOK
A paperback ("perfect-bound") book can be converted to a nice hardcover volume. The problem is that since the spine is glued and not sewn together we need to re-enforce the spine with flexible cords and re-glue it in order to make it durable.

Most paperbacks, as published, are not durable and often glued with cheap adhesives. This causes the pages to begin falling out long before their time.

We want to return your book to you in as durable a condition as we can make it.
FLEXIBLE COVERS     HARDCOVER BOOKS
HARDCOVER BOOKS