Bound Galleys

Request QuoteA Bound Galley is the pre-publication version of an upcoming published book that is a printed, perfect bound book. The cover of the Bound Galley may be the four color cover of the book to be published. In some cases the covers are printed on color stock and contain information useful to marketing the book to reviewers, bookstore distributors and buyers.

Bound Galleys are often not the same size the published book will be. Usually they are 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and frequently are 6" x 9". Bound Galleys trim sizes may be customized to your specific requirements. Bound Galley are always marked “Uncorrected Proofs” and are not for sale.

In 1967, The Country Press Inc. started our business providing Publisher through-out the United States with Bound Galley products and services. After 45 years, we continue the tradition, utilizing state of the art equipment to provide our customers with the highest levels of customer satisfaction.

Book Specifications

Book Sizes
4 ¼” x 7” Mass Market
5 ¼” x 7 ¼” Trade book
5” x 7” Tradebook
5 ½” x 8 ½” Tradebook, Handbook or Fiction
6”x 9” Tradebook, Handbook or Fiction
7” x 9” Manual, Textbook
7 ½” x 9” Giftbook, Art Book, Manual
8 ½” x 11” Manual, Textbook

Book Run Sizes: 11- 5000 books

Ink Options
Latex Based
Soy Based

Book Interior Stock

SOPORSET Premium Opaque Offset
50lb. & 60lb. Standard
Optional: 40 lb. & 80lb.
97 GE Brightness
Made of 100% Eucalyotus Globulus fibers

50lb. & 60 lb. Husky Offset
92 GE brightness
Opacity 90 on 50# and 92 on 60#
Good Opacity for minimal show-through
Made with Elemental Chlorine Free (ECF) virgin fiber content
Manufactured under alkaline (acid-free) conditions for increased longevity and performance

Spinghill Opaque Colors and Covers
3 basis weights: 50lb.,60lb., 70lb.
11 pastel colors stocked
Contains 30% post consumer
Smooth Finish

60lb. Rolland Opaque Natural Smooth Finish Text
Recycled/ 30% Post Consumer Waste
Certified FSC Mixed Sources
PPI 454

50lb. Rolland Opaque Bright White
Recycled30% Post Consumer Ware
Opacity 96
PPI 535

60lb. Rolland Opaque Bright White
Recycled 30% Post Consumer Waste
Opacity 96
PPI 460


Cover Stock
80lb. Garda Silk Cover
Certified FSC Mixed Sources
92 Brightness Tappi 525 Index
Art Quality Silk Finish
8pt. Caliper

International Paper Carolina 10pt C1S
Industry-leading brightness (94) and Whiteness (145)
Basis Weight 133
Availablity of FDA-approved , alkaline,
10% post-consumer content

Springhill Opaque Covers
65lb. basis weight
5 pastel colors
30% post-consumer fiber
Vellum finish

Vellum Bristol Cover
2 basis weights: 67lb. and 80lb.
90 brightness, blue-white shade
11 pastel covers
Contains 10% post-conumer.


General Binding Corporation - Trust Digital Lay-Flat for superb adhesion that’s more than 10% stronger that the closest competitor. Patented as a single-sided laminating solution, GBC Lay-Flat negates the effects of page curl due to humidity. Choose Clear or Matte for long-lasting beauty on paper-back book covers.

Binding Options
Perfect Bound (Softcover) - Our new state of the art Standard binder can bind books with with a spine size from 1/8” to 2 ¼”.

Saddlestitch - We can saddlestitch book from sizes & pages
Spiral Bound



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