Specialist Books - Case Studies

Specialist Bookbinding

Deanprint are specialists in bookbinding. We are masters of a wide range of techniques and embellishments that enable us to produce specialist books. Books that are memorable and unique, books that serve specific purposes and books that mark special occasions.

Below are some pictures of some of the specialist books that we have produced over the years. Please do not hesitate to contact us and we will be delighted to discuss your requirements and provide a quote.

Instruction Book

Sales Aid Book

This is an interesting book and designed to be used as a sales aid. It is a wiro bound book with tab dividers that has been pasted into a 5-piece case. As this is a selling aid it was important that it could fold back on itself and stand like an ‘A-frame’. The case was…

The Tallest of Tales

Shaped Children’s Book Deanprint excel  when it comes to unusual specialist bookbinding. This can make a book more interesting, engaging and memorable. This shaped children’s book is designed to capture a child’s interest and engage them in the story. This singer sewn children’s book had a couple of complications to challenge us here at Deanprint. There was an…

Bruce Springsteen Book

Bruce Springsteen Book

We were supplied with printed sheets and asked to produce a case bound book to a finished size of 600 x 450mm portrait. The biggest problem we faced was in handling such a huge book.  Most of the operations had to be done manually which meant that there  were far more hand operations involved than…

Condolence books

Condolence Books

Every year we produce dozens of high quality bespoke books such as these.  These can be Hospital Admissions Books, Theatre Registers, Visitors Books and Condolence Books.  The books are covered in leather (pigskin grain) and are gold foil blocked and blind tooled on the front.  The boards are 7000 micron!  There are marbled endpapers which…

Split Page Book, Singing Book

The Psalms For Singing Book

Split Page Book From the outside, this looks like a straight forward A5 case bound book. However, once you open it up you can see that the bookblock is split into two with the top third opening independently of the bottom two thirds. The two parts had to be separated with a small gap to…

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Parcel arrived this afternoon and it looks fab. Thanks as always for pulling out stops for us!  

Steve Thorpe, Creative Thorpe

Cheadle Heath Works, Stockport Road, Stockport, Cheshire, SK3 0PR