Looking Trim

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What are European trim sizes for book printing?

Looking Trim

Trim sizes for book printing in the UK and Europe are different to those used in the United States. Common European trim sizes include (sizes in millimeters):

  • Metric Crown quarto (189 x 246)
  • Metric Crown octavo (123 x 186)
  • Metric Large Crown quarto (201 x 258)
  • Metric Large Crown octavo (129 x 198)
  • Metric Demy quarto (219 x 276 )
  • Metric Demy octavo (156 x 234)
Metric paperback trim sizes are A format (111 x 178) and B format (129 x 198).



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