Custom Publishing

Custom Publishing with Intrinsic Books

Intrinsic Books is a venture combining the talents of four experienced professionals in the field of intellectual property development, management and publishing. Specialists in high-end book packaging and development Intrinsic Books has grown from the collaboration between Specialty Book Marketing, Inc. and Studio 31, Inc.—a prolific partnership that commenced in 1994 with the production and publication of the benchmark edition of the The Egyptian Book of the Dead.

Intrinsic Books Mission Statement

In a world of cookie-cutter mass production and declining standards of literacy, Intrinsic Books pledges you our most personalized and custom attention to every single detail of your project. From editorial content to book design and production, from intellectual property management to web marketing, our goal is quality and service.

Book Packaging and Development / Marketing / SEO

Expert in book packaging and development, Intrinsic Books will work with your organization or yourself to develop and publish both print and digital books, as well as creating a comprehensive marketing and publicity strategy. Working with your proprietary intellectual property, our team of publishing managers, professional researchers, editors and designers will organize a publishing program to develop and produce your publications in multimedia formats for all distribution platforms. Web Services, including web design and administration, digital graphics, publishing-specific SEO (search engine optimization) and social media marketing will give your project a unique and dominant digital presence. Our custom publishing services have been used by publishers and the corporate community since 1994. We will help you accomplish your project in an elegant and cost-effective manner.

Examples of our work now in distribution include:

The Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Papyrus of Ani

The first complete 4-color rendition of an Egyptian scroll with translation directly below the images. Produced with state-of- the-art technology, this digital recreation of a full-color ancient Egyptian papyrus, and its integration with a modern English translation, has been acclaimed as a benchmark in book design. Translations by the late Dr. R.O. Faulkner and Dr. Ogden Goelet of New York University, the paperback edition is distributed by Chronicle Books of San Francisco. Intrinsic Books is now offering a very limited extremely high quality hardcover edition. ISBN 978-0-9718870-2-2 of the book.

The Book of Days

This is a perpetual calendar based upon The Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Book of Going Forth by Day. It includes a beautiful 4-color rendition of 60 of the 74 plates of The Papyrus of Ani and 12 astrological signs from the Denderah Zodiac. Each color plate includes a a brief commentary. The plates are juxtaposed with the weeks of the year so that one may record significant dates of one's own life as well as those of family and friends—creating a permanent record of an individual's life journey. Includes 9 blank pages for recording personal memories. Trim size is 6 x 9, quality binding, full-color throughout, 136 pages. Distributed by RedWheel/Weiser. ISBN 978-0-9718870-8-4.

Sacred Journey: A Pilgrimage to the Stations of the Cross in Jerusalem

By Steven Brooke. Take an extraordinary inspirational journey in the very footsteps of Christ along the pathway known as the Stations of the Cross. Learn the traditional prayers for each Station. Join internationally recognized author and photographer Steven Brooke on a remarkable walk through the sacred ancient streets of Old Jerusalem. This inspirational volume takes the reader on a personal pilgrimage to the Jerusalem of Christ. It vividly depicts the most holy places of His last days on earth, culminating with the fourteen Stations of the Cross. This carefully researched, scholarly presentation brings the story of the Passion into vivid focus. Nicolas Hays, Inc. ISBN 978-0-89254-163-8

Moser Glass – The Klabin Collection

By Gary D. Baldwin, Photography by Brian McNally. Contains 170 superb, high resolution color photos of some of the rarest treasures of Moser glass from the period of the late Nineteenth to early Twentieth centuries. All pieces are part of a world-class private collection assembled by George and Anette Klabin. This magnificent hardcover edition also features a definitive text.   Healing Wisdom Publications (1-800-933-9440)

Proof Gold Coinage of the United States

Numismatic expert Robert J. Loewinger, M.D. offers the first volume solely dedicated to U.S. Proof Gold coins, among the rarest and most beautiful American coins.   Intrinsic Books (1-772-569-5056)

Fly Tying with Synthetics – including LarvaLace

Tie the finest flies to entice fish – fresh and salt water patterns – it's all here,using synthetics with ease at a fraction of the cost.   Inter-tac Inc. (1-719-687-2272)

Home Groan – A Pun for Everyone

Carroll & Graf Publishers (1-212-981-9919)

The Patriot's Book of Days

America's proud heritage of Freedom is brought to life in this beautiful day book with over 50 full color images. This is a celebration of all that is great in this greatest of all countries on Earth. Share this rich legacy with family and friends the world over.