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° What is a standard bound galley?
° What are the options available?
° What is the smallest order I can make?
° What is the minimum and maximum pages I can print?
° What is the minimum order?
° Will you ship to all my reviewers or multiple locations?
° Do you print on small spines?
° How do I figure my spine width?
° Can I send you my computer disk?
° Is MS Word or PDF's considered camara copy or disks?


What is a standard bound galley?

When you use our quote system, all the options are defaulted to the traditional bound galley. They are: TEXT is printed using black ink on 50 lb white book paper, using your camera copy; COVER is black ink printed on 65# colored stock using your camera copy; BINDING is perfect bound.
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What are the options available?

There are many. Most options are displayed in Crane's quote system. Choose the feature you want and as you answer a few questions you can view all the options available for a given question. If you do not understand a given option call or email our help desk.
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What is the smallest order I can make?

11 bound galleys. The price for 20 is usually quite similar to that of the 11 bound galleys..
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Will you ship to all my reviewers or multiple locations?

Yes, we will ship your order to your instructions to multiple locations.
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What is the minimum and maximum pages I can print?

32 pages minimum and 810 pages maximum using 50 lb book paper. More than 810 pages we print multiple volumes.
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Credit cards?

Visa and MasterCard Accepted.
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What is the minimum order?

Minimum Order is $50.00. Signature pricing applies.
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Will you ship to all my reviewers or multiple locations?

A multiple shipping location charge applies after the first shipment location/carton. Prices are F.O.B. Dennisport, MA and are subject to our terms and conditions.
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Do you print on small spines?

No printing on spines less than 1/4".
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How do I figure my spine width?
When using Spine width is
50 lb White 520 pages to the inch
60 lb White 426 pages to the inch
70 lb White 320 pages to the inch
Example: Using 50 lb book paper for a 260 page book is 1/2" spine, and a 130 page book is 1/4" spine.
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Can I send you my computer disk?

Yes, disks and electronic file transfer are accepted for your text and/or cover. We require hard copy print out for all camera copy supplied on disk. Without the hard copy we are not able to determine if we are reading the disk correctly. We support all major IBM PC and MAC disks.
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Is MS Word or PDF's considered camara copy or disks?

PDF disks are the same as camera copy.
MS Word disks are processed by us converting them to PDF at no expense to you. The PDF is then emailed to you for approval. After approval we then consider it camera copy.
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