Morris Publishing

Binding Styles

To meet our customers' needs, Morris Publishing® offers four binding styles: perfect (paperback), plastic coil, plastic comb, and full-color hardcover binding.

Perfect, coil, and comb bound books are available in two popular sizes: 5½" x 8½" and 8½" x 11". These binding styles require 40 pages minimum and 500 pages maximum. Covers are printed on heavy cover stock that allows for one-, multiple-, or full-color printing. To add extra durability and make colors more brilliant, all covers include FREE UV coating, or they may be plastic laminated for an extra charge.

Full-color hardcover binding is available in portrait (8½" x 11") or landscape (11" x 8½") size. This binding style requires 20 pages minimum and 90 pages maximum. Prices include full-color printing of front and back covers and all inside pages, as well as linen-finish plastic lamination on covers for exceptional durability and strength.

Full-Color Hardcover Binding

Full-Color Hardcover Binding

Sturdy full-color hardcover binding brings all of your photos and illustrations to life. Hardcover binding is ideal for children's stories, local histories, and more.

Perfect Binding

Perfect Binding

Perfect binding (paperback) is the most popular and economical binding method, and it is included in our base prices. This binding is ideal for many types of books, including novels, poetry, and short stories. Spine printing is standard with 90 or more pages.

Plastic Coil Binding

Plastic coil binding is ideal for books that must fold in half or lie flat when open, such as manuals or workbooks. This durable plastic binding will not bend or lose its shape. Choose from 8 plastic coil colors to coordinate with your cover. This binding is available for an extra charge.

Plastic Comb Binding

Comb Binding

Plastic comb binding is used for books which must lie flat when open, such as manuals, how-to books, or workbooks. Choose from 8 plastic comb colors to coordinate with your cover. Plastic comb binding is an extra charge. To help your book title stand out on a shelf, your plastic comb can be imprinted for an extra charge. Choose from 10 imprint ink colors.