How much does it cost to print a book?

See a ballpark price

These prices include:

  • Full-color cover with gloss lamination
  • Standard cover stock (12 pt C1S)
  • Standard interior text stock (60 lb. white)
  • Page counts between 32-900 for softcover, 24-900 for hardcover and 20-450 for spiral
  • Any size between 4-8.5 inches in width by 5 to 11 inches in height
  • Quantities from 25 to 2000 books
  • Prepress Review
  • Online proof

These prices don't include:

  • Printed proofs
  • Overruns
  • Shipping costs (UPS Ground)
  • Design work or file alteration
  • Matte lamination
  • Dustjackets for cloth bound hardcovers
  • Coated or heavy-weight interior papers
  • The above items are available, get a custom quote!

 

What a softcover book may cost per book

softcover cost

5.5x8.5 • Black & White Interior pages

5.5x8.5 • Color Interior pages

 

100 books

250 books

500 books

 

100 books

250 books

500 books

50 pages

2.80

2.17

1.91

50 pages

4.41

3.59

3.13

150 pages

4.02

3.30

3.02

150 pages

8.01

6.85

6.41

300 pages

5.87

5.06

4.71

300 pages

13.10

11.84

11.10

6x9 • Black & White Interior pages

6x9 • Color Interior pages

 

100 books

250 books

500 books

 

100 books

250 books

500 books

50 pages

2.85

2.22

1.95

50 pages

4.44

3.63

3.16

150 pages

4.15

3.42

3.14

150 pages

8.11

6.95

6.50

300 pages

6.05

5.29

4.92

300 pages

13.30

12.02

11.28

8.5x11 • Black & White Interior pages

8.5x11 • Color Interior pages

 

100 books

250 books

500 books

 

100 books

250 books

500 books

50 pages

3.47

2.78

2.49

50 pages

6.52

5.21

4.79

150 pages

5.71

4.90

4.54

150 pages

13.06

11.71

10.97

300 pages

9.00

8.02

7.63

300 pages

22.83

20.92

20.38

 

What a printed & laminated hardcover book may cost per book

softcover cost

5.5x8.5 • Black & White Interior pages

5.5x8.5 • Color Interior pages

 

100 books

250 books

500 books

 

100 books

250 books

500 books

50 pages

12.04

10.02

8.69

50 pages

13.65

11.44

9.90

150 pages

13.63

11.45

10.16

150 pages

17.62

14.99

13.55

300 pages

16.01

14.00

12.16

300 pages

23.31

20.79

18.56

6x9 • Black & White Interior pages

6x9 • Color Interior pages

 

100 books

250 books

500 books

 

100 books

250 books

500 books

50 pages

12.09

10.06

8.73

50 pages

13.68

11.47

9.93

150 pages

13.76

11.57

10.28

150 pages

17.72

15.09

13.64

300 pages

16.26

14.24

12.39

300 pages

23.50

20.97

18.74

8.5x11 • Black & White Interior pages

8.5x11 • Color Interior pages

 

100 books

250 books

500 books

 

100 books

250 books

500 books

50 pages

13.69

11.39

10.07

50 pages

16.74

13.34

12.38

150 pages

16.70

14.28

12.41

150 pages

24.05

21.11

18.85

300 pages

21.37

17.90

15.85

300 pages

35.20

30.80

28.61

 

What a cloth hardcover book may cost per book

hardcover cost

5.5x8.5 • Black & White Interior pages

5.5x8.5 • Color Interior pages

 

100 books

250 books

500 books

 

100 books

250 books

500 books

50 pages

14.48

11.39

9.56

50 pages

16.09

12.81

10.78

150 pages

16.07

12.81

11.04

150 pages

20.06

16.36

14.43

300 pages

18.45

15.37

13.04

300 pages

25.75

22.16

19.44

6x9 • Black & White Interior pages

6x9 • Color Interior pages

 

100 books

250 books

500 books

 

100 books

250 books

500 books

50 pages

14.53

11.43

9.60

50 pages

16.12

12.84

10.81

150 pages

16.20

12.94

11.15

150 pages

20.16

16.46

14.52

300 pages

18.70

15.61

13.26

300 pages

25.94

22.34

19.62

8.5x11 • Black & White Interior pages

8.5x11 • Color Interior pages

 

100 books

250 books

500 books

 

100 books

250 books

500 books

50 pages

17.06

13.63

11.49

50 pages

20.11

16.08

13.79

150 pages

20.07

16.52

13.82

150 pages

27.42

23.35

20.27

300 pages

24.74

20.14

17.27

300 pages

38.57

33.04

30.03

 

What a spiral book may cost per book (standard black coil)

spiral cost

5.5x8.5 • Black & White Interior pages

5.5x8.5 • Color Interior pages

 

100 books

250 books

500 books

 

100 books

250 books

500 books

50 pages

3.48

2.92

2.65

50 pages

5.09

4.34

3.86

150 pages

5.14

4.44

4.20

150 pages

9.13

7.99

7.59

300 pages

7.55

6.97

6.34

300 pages

14.84

13.75

12.74

6x9 • Black & White Interior pages

6x9 • Color Interior pages

 

100 books

250 books

500 books

 

100 books

250 books

500 books

50 pages

3.53

2.97

2.69

50 pages

5.12

4.37

3.90

150 pages

5.27

4.56

4.31

150 pages

9.23

8.08

7.68

300 pages

7.79

7.20

6.56

300 pages

15.04

13.94

12.91

8.5x11 • Black & White Interior pages

8.5x11 • Color Interior pages

 

100 books

250 books

500 books

 

100 books

250 books

500 books

50 pages

4.36

3.59

3.37

50 pages

7.41

6.04

5.67

150 pages

7.30

6.41

5.80

150 pages

14.65

13.24

12.24

300 pages

11.73

10.12

9.25

300 pages

25.56

23.01

22.01

 
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