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Books. We love them. Chances are if you're reading this, you do too. And the fact that millions of books are bound with our glues makes us love them even more.  

We have been manufacturing glues for the book binding industry for nearly 70 years. When it comes to binding books, there are two major commercial techniques: traditional and perfect binding. Traditional bookbinding is generally used for hardcover books. Perfect binding is used for paperback books. 

Bookbinding glue has always been one of our premier glue products.

Book Covers We Love

We are told from a young age not to judge a book by its cover. This is a good motto to live by, but when it comes to books we've all picked up a few purely because the cover was awesome.

Today we wanted to focus on some awesome examples of book cover designs that we think really knock it out of the park. 

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Dr. Knox, Source

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How To Set a Fire and Why, Source

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The Brief History of the Dead, Source

9780307472250.jpgSubliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior, Source

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The Human Factor, Source

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Fahrenheit 451, Source 

vacationers.jpgThe Vacationers, Source

devilinthedetails-tb-662x0.jpgDevil In The Details, Source

harry potter.jpgHarry Potter series, Source

All-Things-Cease-design-Mario-Hugo.jpgAll Things Cease to Appear, Source

jaws-tb-662x0.jpgJaws, Source

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Source

MoreThanThis.jpgMore Than This, Source

2imaginemegonecover.jpgImagine Me Gone, Source

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Lord of the Flies, Source

falls the shadow.jpgFalls The Shadow, Source

slide_388562_4686080_free.jpgThe Pretty One, Source

but what if we're wrong.jpgBut What if We're Wrong?, Source

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The Dark, Source

free will.jpgFree Will, Source


Can you think of an awesome book cover design that we missed? Comment below and let us know. We would love to check it out! 

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Topics: book binding, Book Binding Glue, bookbinding adhesive