Self-Publish-Books with Gilmour Print
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Factors affecting the cost of self-publishing your book
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here are several factors which affect the cost of producing books. The main ones are listed here.
Factors affecting price
Major factors
Size of book page.
Number of pages.
Type of binding – soft bound (paperback) or case bound (hardback).
If case bound, does your book have a dust jacket?
How complex is the cover or jacket design?
Are we designing the book or are you supplying a print ready PDF? There is obviously a cost for us to produce the artwork which you have to weigh up against how professional you want your book to look.
Both colour or black & white photograph plate pages add to the cost, colour more than black & white.
Does your book require an index?
The level of complexity of text formatting also affects the pricing. At the simple end if the scale is a novel with roman text and perhaps the odd bit of bold or italics; at the other end is a reference book with footnotes, indented quotations in a different type size and/or face.
Minor factors
Type of paper used.
Page margins.
Type size.
Typeface used for text. (Different typefaces are slightly different set widths and so will slightly vary the page count.)
Hopefully, having looked through our website, you will have a clearer idea about what you require for your book. Please feel free to contact us if you require further clarification.
When you are ready for a quote you can either phone us for a chat, email us using the form on this page or click on the email link below the form. Please try to give as much information as you can to help us give you an accurate quotation.
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Special Offer on Books
produced by Self-Publish-Books
at Gilmour Print

We will give you 20% discount on artwork charges on the production of your book plus supply the ISBN barcode* free of charge for the back cover on all orders received before 31 MARCH 2017**.

 * We will make the barcode from the ISBN supplied by you as the publisher of the book.
** Conditional on first order, 50% payment with order, balance paid on final PDF proof approval.
Contact Information from 1 November 2016 – Self Publish Books / Gilmour Print

Address: 12 Darluith Park, Brookfield, Renfrewshire PA5 8DD, Scotland, UK.

Telephone: 01505 322614.
You can contact us during normal business hours and also during the evening and weekends. If there is no one in the office calls divert to a mobile.


Uploading files: Files up to 5mB can be emailed to us.

Fax: If it is necessary to fax us, this can be done by arrangement. Please telephone first.

If you need to send larger files to us you can do this via – it’s free. If you click on the link the website explains what to do, using our email address above. If you have several small files that together come to more than 5mB it is probably more suitable to compress them together into one file using compression software and then send via If in doubt call or email us!

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This is so that we can reply to your enquiry. We will not pass this email on to any third party, nor will we annoy you with emails. We will simply respond to your requests.
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If your book does not yet have a title please supply some sort of reference for your enquiry.
Please supply as much information as you can about your price enquiry.
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