A detailed guide from go to woe which describes in step-by-step detail exactly how to print and bind your own book at home, achieving a professional finish, but using only low-cost items. The construction of a simple, but efficient book-binding press is described, and various pitfalls are mentioned. A must for anyone with a book for limited publication to friends and relatives, or whose work will not easily convert to eBook formatting. The wholesome, often amusing advice is both encouraging and informative, and suitable for the home publishing of paper books as gifts, as well as the publication of those books which need more formatting than iBooks will allow. Well illustrated with detailed photographs of setting pages, printing, folding, binding and covering books, with valuable hints based on the author's own learning curve. A must-have how-to book for any writer that doesn't want a massive and costly print run, but loves the idea of creating even more pleasure from their own hard work!