Shires Press - Personal Package

$150 set-up fee + Per Book Printing Cost
The Personal Package Includes:

  • Information Meeting (½ hour) — We go over submission guidelines and answer questions about the process. Additional time may be billed at a per hour rate of $40.
  • Submission Review — We review the submission to make sure everything is in order.
  • Set Up — Once approved by author, the title is set up for production.
  • Print Proof Copy — One proof copy is printed for the author's approval. This proof copy should be thoroughly reviewed by the author. Any additional proof copies will incur additional per book costs.
  • Revisions — Any additional revisions after the proof copy is received will result in a $80 per file fee. If a new proof copy is requested, you will incur additional per book costs.
  • Print — Once your book is approved, we will begin the printing process. The price of your book is based on a per book printing cost.
  • Service — Unlike most other companies, we are available to help you through this process in person, on the phone or via email.
  • Available Trim Sizes


 Fee structure(based on an even number page count)

  • B/W Perfect bound book: pricing starts at $4.00 per book for a 24 page book. Additional pages can be as low as $.16 per page
  • Color Perfect bound book: pricing starts at $6.00 per book depending on page count. Please call or email for a quote.
  • Color Hardcover book: pricing starts at $8.00 per book depending on page count. (Dust jacket not included. Please add $5 per book for dust jacket). Please call or email for a quote.

*all books beyond the initial proof copy are charged at a per unit cost depending on page count. Prices are for quantities up to 100 books. Reduced pricing is available for quantities over 100. Please ask for details.

NOTE: None of our packages include design layout or file creation.


Northshire Package $330 set-up fee + Per Book Printing Cost 
The Northshire Package Includes:

Ebook Package $400 set-up fee (additional fees may apply)
The Ebook Package Includes

Shires Press Package $530 set-up fee + Per Book Printing Cost
The Shires Press Package Includes:

Premier Package $730 set-up fee + Per Book Printing Cost
The Premier Package Includes:

a la carte services

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"When you sell a man a book you don’t sell just twelve ounces of paper and ink and glue -you sell him a whole new life. Love and friendship and humour and ships at sea by night -there’s all heaven and earth in a book, a real book." -Christopher Morley

Northshire Manchester Store

Northshire Manchester
4869 Main Street
Manchester Center, VT 05255
ph. 802.362.2200
ph. (toll free) 800.437.3700
Sun-Thu 10am-7pm Fri-Sat 10am-9pm
Directions to Manchester

Northshire Saratoga Store

Northshire Saratoga
424 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
ph. 518.682.4200
ph. (toll free) 855.339.5990
Sun-Thu 10am-9pm Fri-Sat 10am-9pm
Directions to Saratoga Springs