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Hollingworth & Moss Library Bookbinders

Library Binding Buckram

The buckram cloth we use to cover your theses is of the highest standard available:

  • We stock 36 colours with a consistent colour match
  • Acrylic coated for a water-resistant / wipe clean finish
  • Colour fast - no fading
  • Excellent foil blocking characteristics for clear text
  • Durable, smooth, high quality finish

Foil Blocking

All text on soft, hard, and loose leaf bindings is stamped using industry standard hot-foil setting machines. We offer a variety of foils including gold, silver, black and white for an elegant finish to your cover.

Traditional Hard Bound Thesis (Sewn & Glued)

Also known as a case binding. These are bound with a professional quality library buckram. The binding itself is sewn to the highest standard, and glued for maximum durability. With thick 3mm boards offering a rigid finish, and solid feel, combined with the spine curvature for ease of opening.

Standard Hard Bound Thesis

Also known as a case binding. These are bound with a professional quality library buckram. The binding itself is bound the highest standard, and glued for maximum durability. With thick 3mm boards offering a rigid finish, and solid feel, combined with the spine curvature for ease of opening. This binding is most commonly used for final thesis submission, and for personal copies.

Soft Bound Card Thesis

The soft bound card thesis uses a high quality card front and back, which includes a distinctive marble effect for a stylish finish. The spine is held firmly in place with buckram cloth. The soft bound thesis is most commonly used for draft copies, and for viva presentations.

Soft Bound Cloth Thesis

Soft bound cloth theses are required by students attending institutions affiliated to the University of London. This soft binding uses the same professional quality as the hard bound thesis. The buckram is mounted onto a flexible card front and back. The spine is sewn for maximum durability to complete the high quality finish.

Softbound Acetate Cover Thesis

Softbound with an acetate front cover and a card spine and rear.

Comb Bound Thesis

Ideal for draft theses, small projects, reports, and essays the comb bound thesis uses a plastic comb spine for accommodating punched documents. A transparent PVC front board allows the title page of your document to be viewed. The back is held in place with a rigid board, which gives firm support to the binding.