These high quality book jacket covers are centerslit dust jackets up to 12 tall. Much of the value of a modern first edition resides in the book jacket. In 1999, i began the edgar rice burroughs dustjacket reconstruction project. Fitting an archival mylar cover to a books dustjacket. Because of its large size, both in paper and in bytes, you will email the document to your teacher. Hardcover books with dust jacket for sale in stock ebay. But doing so would be terrible for casual book readers. Glossy, attractive and, often, brightly colored, the dust jacket reminds the reader that the book is very much a physical object, one that is to be treasured and. Simple dust jacket cleaning, such as the gentle wiping with a soft cloth that can be done with the jacket in place around its book, is just the start. I would make several little pencil marks across the length of the paper backing.
French fold dust jacket star print brokers book design. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. If you want the entire dust jacket of your book to be covered in coloured paper, you may have to buy some bigger sheets. The dust jacket sometimes book jacket, dust wrapper or dust cover of a book is the detachable outer cover, usually made of paper and printed with text and illustrations. Copy that occurs on the back cover of a softcover book would generally appear on the front and back flaps of the dust jacket of a casebound book. Has anyone made a dust jacket and then inserted the new dust jacket into a paperbacked book cover like the brodart archival series. Acidfree book covers are easytoapply and keep your material protect from oil, dirt, grease, spills and rain. Some people would like to get rid of dust jackets those glossy outer covers of hardcover books. Booklet a small book, often only a few pages long and bound in. It would need to be printed by a professional printer. Dust jackets are printed on a single sheet of paper that gets wrapped around the outside of your hardcover book. Careful dust jacket restoration includes removing any tape. Therefore, a dust jacket cannot be printed in the classroom.
And it can also be done by casewraps, where the paper used to. Partygiftfor cake craftshome decor weddings table settings placemats 3. A short video showing how to fit a clear archival cover to a books dustjacket. Find an 11 x 17 inch piece of paper to make a book dust jacket. Why recoverings dustjackets are more like art than. For true spring cleaning and repair, the dust jacket must be removed from the book and placed face down and open, its exterior exposed to whatever it rests on. My intention was to produce the highest quality reproductions of what are some of the most exciting and soughtafter dustjackets in book collecting.
These covers protect your dust jacket which ultimately protects your book. Most of us are familiar with mass market paperbacks, even the vintage ones such as this early bantam offering. The dust jacket you are about to make is 25 inches wide and 11 inches in height. I am thinking about using the paper insert from a brodart archival book cover as a dust jacket and then inserting this dust cover into another brodart archival book cover. Buy yourself a roll and check out these crafts from book covers to tablecloths. Dust jacket file setup guide specifications explained.
Textured feel available for hardcover books printed in the u. Why recoverings dustjackets are more like art than reproductions. The jacket, which sets the mood for the book, or positions it within its genre, or provides hardhitting sales copy, both complements and promotes the book. Printninjas are printed on 5lb text paper, and are finished with either a. A dust jacket is a detachable outer cover with folded flaps that hold it to the front and back book covers. Dust jackets are typically printed on c1s or c2s stock in the 80lb. In 2009, the bodleian library, oxford discovered what is often cited as the earliest known example of a dust jacket.
Tls has a variety of archival safe book covers and archival safe book jacket covers. Also referred to as the dust jacket or dustwrapper. This outer cover has folded flaps that hold it to the front and back book covers. Ten 10 11h x 24l brodart foldon archival book jacket protective sheets dust cover 11x24 4.
Dont hate on the dust jacket some people would like to get rid of dust jackets those glossy outer covers of hardcover books. Tls is the leading manufacturer in highquality book jacket covers. Dust jackets, or book jackets, were originally used to protect the hardcover case of casebound books. The case includes the front and back covers along with the spine. We proudly offer six different styles of book jacket covers, including center slit book jacket covers, multifit book jacket covers, open edge book jacket covers, polyjac book jacket covers, processor book jacket covers and profit book jacket covers.
It was a paper wrapper for a gift book, bound in silk, entitled friendships offering 1829. The book sizes and dimensions listed on this page and throughout most of our site are rounded measurements. Dust jacket covers custom book dust jacket printing. Book covers, dust jackets, and casewrap books the book. For dirty matte finished dust jackets or pages, the best book treatment is a document cleaning pad. A brief history of the dust jacket books tell you why, inc. Draw vertical lines on the paper from the spines edges to the top and bottom of the paper. Dont even think about laying out a dust jacket without first getting a template from your printer. A document cleaning pad is also the tool you would use to clean a papermatte dust jacket do not use windex on a dust jacket.
A wellestablished practice among publishers as early as the middle of the nineteenth century. Between different cover materials, dust jackets, diamond 3d cover coatings, and hot foil stamping, youve got a lot of options for your book. Book dust jackets are essential to ensuring a books longevity. A dust jacket, especially one of uncoated paper, must be kept free from the slightest hint of oily substances. The most obvious damage to the dust jacket was the tear along this foreedge. Absorene book and paper cleaner absorene is a magical putty straight from the hands of the bookish angels. The cover is a glass clear mylar film and is available on our website. Your dust jacket artwork should be created as a doublepage or single spread dust jackets are slightly larger than the book itself. Much of the value of a modern first edition resides in the dust jacket. Premium photograde, resin coated, water resistant photo paper thickness. If there is even the slightest doubt about how design elements will center or align on the completed book, print out a 100% sized dummy of the jacket and wrap it on a book of the same page size and casebinding specs. Printninjas are printed on 5lb text paper, and are finished with either a gloss or a matte lamination. Its definitely not invisible, but paste repairs are reversible, so an offwhite paper could be used in.
Sizing a dust jacket so it fits the way you want bookmobile. If you have a book without a dust jacket, please take a look at our vinyl slipcovers. I used to throw my dust jackets away because they always fall off or get ripped when i put them in my bag, but with these covers i have an inexpensive way to protect them for years to come. So heres how i created my diy dust jackets and made my bookshelf look 100x better. The dust jackets themselves were worthless and the plain paper was discarded when the books were unwrapped for display in bookstores. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Fragile in nature, wrapping around the hard covers, they have received the hardest wear and often discarded when they became torn. Digital cloth cover subtle, clothlike look available with or without dust jacket. The wrapper was intended to completely enclose the book, and in fact, there remain traces of sealing wax from where the paper was. I always like to find books that are unique in some way or are somehow compellingly different. The rule, therefore, is to use heavier dust jacket stocks for larger books. Draw vertical lines on the paper from the spines edges to the top and bottom. The wrapper was intended to completely enclose the book, and in fact, there remain traces of sealing wax from where the paper was secured. A dust jacket, also known as a dust cover or book cover, protects a books case from wear.
Our dust jackets are printed on satin paper stock with a. Design your own dust jackets for your hardcover or softcover book with our easy to. Ingramspark print book options customize your self. Folded and taped the lower paper side to the upper side. The other major difference between dust jackets and the covers of softcover books is that the cover is intrinsic to the book and cannot be easily separated from the bookblock. This same job is done by the paper covers on softbound books. The illustrated dust jacket, 19201970 chronicles the rise of the book dust jacket from disposable object to a creative platform for publishing design. The dust jacket is made from paper with two flaps that fit over the front and back covers, wrapping around. Add a laminated, tearresistant dust jacket to beautifully protect your book. There is no ink on the paper backing to possibly bleed through. I just cant give up the pleasure of holding a book in my handsthe feel of the paper pages as i turn them, the beauty of the typeface chosen, how its.
After it is folded, it wraps around the book in the same way a standard dust jacket fits a book. Ioba book terminology independent online booksellers. I was fine with the remainder of the dust jacket being white. Dust jacket definition is a paper cover for a book. Because the tear was right on the crease, i ended up using japanese tissue on both sides of the paper. A removable paper cover used to protect the binding of a book.
The dust jacket makes the book look more puttogether and dressed in my mind my toddler immediately removes the dust jackets from her books and tries to with mine. Standard book sizes, dimension, and specifications chart. A french fold jacket is a more elegant style for a highquality book. As with paperback covers, the bigger the page size the more handling wear and tear occurs to dust jackets.
This is a package of 50 fifty 9 12 x 20 brodart foldon dust jacket covers. While its best to take antique or overly fragile books to conservationists for cleaning and preservation, you can. With frequent usage and toting about, your favorite books may become dirty, dusty, or even stained. There are so many diy projects you can make with kraft paper for the home. If you would like to show me your book cover, post it on my refrigerator here. If youre not sure where to start, check out our dust jacket template, plus information on. What do you do with the dust jacket from a hardcover book. You can add artwork, hide the threads and protect the binding with a paper dust cover.
Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. To these the restorer of dust jackets must add a high level of skill in color matching and a high level of ability in copying the original image. Dust jacket definition of dust jacket by the free dictionary. The beginners guide to cleaning your books book riot. The paper comes from a roll of x100 glossy photo paper with the following specs. The dust jacket of a book is the detachable outer cover, usually made of paper and printed with text and illustrations. Careful dust jacket restoration includes removing any tape or other poorly made repairs, properly mending tears and filling in paper losses. The very first dust jackets or dust wrappers appeared in 1832 with the sole purpose of protecting books during transport between the printer and the bookstore. A cardboard sleeve in which a phonograph record is packaged. Twist the bag a bit to loosen some dust and rub it around gently on the surface of the jacket with your clean fingers, a soft brush or the pad itself. Fragile in nature, wrapping around the hard covers, they have received the hardest wear and often discarded when they became torn and tattered, making those that remain all the more valuable. A french fold dust jacket has an extra flap on the top and bottom of this style of dust jacket. Our wraparound dust jackets are designed to match your customized covers and printed on archival 50 pound paper stock. Again, a clean covering makes the wood surface a safe workspace.938 503 1040 997 1342 745 1531 782 496 909 8 50 761 1197 1088 244 534 593 514 1143 255 1094 162 908 997 704 69 187 1172 1450 1102 652 480 1511 803 25 1166 1408 912 126 729 993 131 278