Book Item ID

Each item in Minecraft has a unique ID assigned to it, known as an item ID, this can be used in commands to spawn the item into the game. The item ID for book in Minecraft is shown below:

Book Spawn Command

The Book item can be spawned in Minecraft with the below command. Cheats must be enabled before this will work.

If you are running the Essentials plugin, you will need to run /minecraft:give instead of simply /give. This is because the Essentials /give command overrides Minecraft's built-in command.

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Book Information


Books in Minecraft can be made with 3 paper and 1 piece of leather. They are required to make enchantment tables, bookshelves and the book and quill item.

Item ID minecraft:book
Numerical ID 340
Stackable Yes
Max Stack Size 64
Recipes Used In Bookshelf, Enchanting Table, Book and Quill

Book Crafting Recipes

Below you can find the crafting recipes that can be used to make Book.

Ingredients Pattern Result
1x Book