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How can i produce the above table in latex? The first column width i want to be small. The second and third and fourth i want to be of desired size. Is it possible to do it. Also I want thick lines for column seperator.

The examples here doesn't help me: http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Tables

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    IMO, this isn't a pleasant table design. The examples in the LaTeX Wiki are prettier.
    – juliohm
    Jun 4, 2013 at 12:23

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For thicker lines, you can (for example) set \arrayrulewidth=.3ex before entering the tabular. However, it will make all lines (horizontal and vertical) of that width.

\multicolumn{1}{|l||}{S. No.} & Book Name & Author &
a & b & c & d\\


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