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#90129. McBROOM'S CAMERA BLUEBOOK, 6th Edition Published January, 2000. The identification and pricing guide to more "contemporary" equipment used by dealers and collectors around the world. 330pp, softcover, profusely illustrated. Revised and expanded edition; for 35mm SLR's, medium and large format cameras, lenses, accessories from approximately the 1960's to the present. Valuable reference. $25.00
#90228. Emanuel, W.D., and Andrew Matheson, CAMERAS: THE FACTS, 1963/1964 (Reprint) "How They Work, What They Will Do, How They Compare." A wonderful guidebook to cameras of the period; detailed descriptions and fully illustrated. 296pp, paper covers. Approx. 175 cameras covered, including Canon, Leica, Leningrad, Ilford, Kiev, Paxette, Voigtlander, Zorki, Edixa, Exa, Focaflex, Minox, Topcon, etc. etc. Superb reference, long out of print. Nice reprint. $25.00
#90509. Woodbury, Walter E., THE ENCYCLOPAEDIC DICTIONARY OF PHOTOGRAPHY, 1899 (Reprint) A classic reference in the history of photography; 536 pages, with more than 2000 references and 500 illustrations; 8-1/2x11", spiral bound. A faithful reprint of the original. References from Abaxial to Zirconium; a complete compendium of chemicals, processes, papers, lenses, techniques, equipment, etc., etc. An incredible undertaking for the time, and a necessary reference for anyone interested in the history of photography. $45.00
#90770. Surgenor, A.J., Bolex H16-H8 Guide, 1962 (Reprint) Focal Press: 7th edition, April, 1962. 116 pages, paper covers, fully illustrated. "Filming with the Bolex H.16 and H.8 Cine Cameras." A quality reprint of this classic guide to the Bolex cameras. How to use the cameras; lenses and accessories; films, filters, etc. Valuable source. $15.00
#90241. Paine, Richard A REVIEW OF GRAFLEX, 1981/1985 78 pages, 8-1/2x11", fully illustrated. Originally published in 1981, this is the 1985 second printing. A well-researched, valuable sourcebook on the history of Graflex cameras. With pictures, specifications, original prices, nearly every camera made by the company through its history is documented. New condition. $18.00
#90052. Karlsten, Evald. HASSELBLAD Gullers: 1981. English adaptation by Robert Skole. 120pp, hardcover, fully illustrated. A beautifully-done book on the history of Hasselblad, and dedicated to Victor Hasselblad. Covers the history of the company since its founding in 1841 through Hasselblad's death in 1978. Includes portfolio of photographs by noted photographers using Hasselblad. Fascinating reading. As new, original packaging. $25.00
#90507. Emanuel, W.D. (Kodak) Retina Guide, 1949 (Reprint) 64pp, fully illustrated; approximately 5x7". Originally published by Focal Press, this was the 5th edition of this comprehensive pocket guide. It covers models up through the Model II. Long out of print, and sought after by collectors and users, we have created this quality reprint. $15.00
#90484. Nebelette, C.B. Photographic Lens Manual and Directory, 1960 (Reprint) Originally published in 1960, this book is a classic on the history, development and performance of photographic lenses. Includes a valuable world-wide directory of lenses and types, as well as formulations. Long out of print, we have created this high-quality reprint. $15.00
#23861. Minox...The Turning Point (Reprint) "The Minox Camera, The Miniature Masterpiece." A high-quality reprint of this Minox promotional booklet on the original stainless steel model. 32 pages, fully illustrated, approximately 5x7". Includes a faithful reproduction of the original dark blue cover. Originals of this booklet sell for more than $200.00. Good reference, and nice display item. $18.00
#90486. Emanuel, W.D. Nikon F Guide, 1977 (Reprint) 112pp, fully illustrated; approximately 5x7". Originally published by Focal Press, this was possibly the last edition of this comprehensive pocket guide. It covers the Nikon F, Photomic T, Photomic Tn, Photomic FTn, and F2. Long out of print, and sought after by collectors and users, we have created this quality reprint. $15.00
#90459. Emanuel, W.D. Olympus Pen-F Guide, 1965 (Repint) Quality reprint of the original Focal Press guide to this fine half-frame single lens reflex camera. 88pp, fully illustrated, approximately 5x6-1/2". The original of this book is becoming quite scarce; this is a fine reference to this collectible camera and its use, as well as its lenses and accessories. $15.00
#90508. Emanuel, W.D. Periflex Guide, 1957 (Repint) Focal Press: 2nd edition, January, 1957. 88pp, fully illustrated. A high-quality reprint of what we think is the only guide ever published for this unusual and somewhat scarce camera. $15.00
#90626. Wilson, Edward L., editor, Photographic Mosaics, 1870 (Repint) Philadelphia: 192 pages, paper covers, 5-1/2x8-1/2". This "Annual Rrecord of Photographic Progress" was a classic in photography at the time. Superb articles on the state of the art and technqiue by Notman, H.P. Robinson, J.J. Bardwell, H.T. Anthony, G.W. Simpson, William Bell, William England, etc. An invaluable source. Originals are rarely seen. $20.00
#90512. Emanuel, W.D. Robot Guide, 1957 (Repint) Focal Press: 4th edition, September, 1957. 104pp, paper covers, fully illustrated. "How to Use the Robot I, II, Star, Junior and Royal Cameras." A high-quality reprint of this classic guide to the Robot cameras. How to handle and use the camera; lens specs, charts, depth of field scales; using filters and close-up accessories, flash, etc. Valuable source. $15.00
#90372. Mannheim, L.A. THE ROLLEIFLEX SL66 AND SLX WAY, 1975 Originally published as a 614-page book by Focal Press, we have redesigned this reprint to be easier to use. A complete reference, and extremely scarce in the original. "Generic" photos have been eliminated, but all text and illustrations are included. A valuable source on this camera system. 11x8-1/2", spiral bound. $50.00
#90074. LETTERS TO A PHOTOGRAPHIC FRIEND, 1860 (Reprint) An interesting look at the present and future of photography from an 1860 perspective, as Simon Headsman writes of his visits to the camera stores of London. Originally published as a series in the British Journal of Photography, this is an interesting reprint of this marvelous series of letters. 48pp, illustrated; approx. 5-1/2x8-1/2". This is "grassroots" photographic history at its best. $10.00
#90010. Morgan, Willard D. PHOTO CARTOONS, 1948 Another find of the last stock of this original 1948 publication. 66pp, paper covers, fully illustrated. A wealth of photographic cartoons and humor from the earliest days to the present. Great addition to the library. $10.00
#90512. Emanuel, W.D. ROBOT GUIDE, 1957(Repint) Focal Press: 4th edition, September, 1957. 104pp, paper covers, fully illustrated, approx. 5x7". "How to Use the Robot I, II, Star, Junior and Royal Cameras." A quality reprint of this classic guide to the Robot cameras. How to handle and use the camera; lens specs, charts, depth of field scales; using filters and close-up accessories, flash, etc. Valuable source. $15.00
#90510. (Canon World of Photography) HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH SPORT, 1984 144pp, hc, fully illustrated. A valuable and complete guide on sports photography, from soccer, tennis and golf to race cards, power boats, ice skating, etc., etc. Although prepared for photographers with film cameras, the information is just as valuable for digital photographers. Sports photography is a specialized area, and this guide from Canon is exceptional. As new. $10.00
#90005. Tomosy, Thomas. CAMERA MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR, VOL. 1 Edited by Michael McBroom. 174pp, paper covers, fully illus. 8-1/2x11". An introductory book of camera repair, with special instructions for more than 175 cameras. Includes cleaning, lubrication, general disassembly and repair, testing; test instruments that can be built, and special chapters on a number of SLR's and medium format cameras. Rated high by professional repairmen. $25.00
#90006. Tomosy, Thomas. CAMERA MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR, Vol. 2 174pp, paper covers, fully illus. 8-1/2x11" format. Includes troubleshooting specific problems; making tools and test equipment; and specific repair instructions for 100+ mechanical and electronic SLR's, point and shoot cameras, lenses, and medium format cameras. A must book for anyone doing repair work. $25.00
#90374. Tomosy, Thomas. LEICA CAMERA REPAIR HANDBOOK, 1999 144pp, 200 illustrations, 8-1/2x11", paper covers. Get all the skills you need to disassemble, repair and adjust your Leica model - with confidence. Tomosy's step-by-step text and illustrations guide you through each technique. Also includes sections on lenses, light meters, and other equipment. $39.95 published price. $35.00
#90373. Tomosy, Thomas. NIKON CAMERA REPAIR HANDBOOK, 2001 160pp, 200 illustrations, 8-1/2x11", paper covers. This guide covers disassembly, cleaning and repair methods for specific Nikon cameras and accessories made between 1951 and 1985. Each model is discussed separately and paired with illustrations, making each procedure easy to follow. $39.95 published price. $35.00
#90009. Hasselblad Product Information (Reprint), c. 1982 100pp, 8-1/2x11", spiral bound. A compendium of information bulletins published by Hasselblad for its dealers; topics include history, camera operation, lenses, exposure and lighting, viewfinders, filters, close-up photography, and special techniques. Not illustrated. Lots of valuable information, tips and recommendations. Latest information deals with the 2000FC model. $18.00
#31146. Hasselblad MK-70 Camera (Reprint), c. 1972 High-quality digital reprints of two scarce pieces of literature on this special survey camera. The first is a 1972 MK-70 catalog; 20pp, 8-1/2x11", fully illustrated. Includes camera, backs, lenses, accessories, etc. Does not include prices. The second is an 8-page, 8-1/2x11" illustrated promotional piece on the camera, c. 1970. Superb references that we have only seen once in all our years. $18.00
#90425. MANUAL OF INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE USE OF KEYSTONE AGENTS, 1898 Keystone View Co., Meadville, Pa. 22pp, paper. Reprint of the original. Guide for salesmen of the Keystone stereo views. Quite interesting. $8.00
#90424. KEYSTONE VIEW CO. AGENT ORDER FORM, c. 1900 Keystone View Co., Meadville, Pa. 28pp, paper. Reprint of the original. Provides a complete listing of Keystone stereo views available at the time. $8.00
#90479. Booklet Reprint: The Contaflex, "A new camera design...", 1936 A high-quality reprint from a rare booklet in a private collection, this 32-page fully illustrated booklet describes the "new" twin-lens Contaflex in detail, including its design and construction; interchangeable lenses, and accessories. Approximately 6x8-1/2", this is a must for any serious Zeiss collector. $15.00
#90463. Vierling, O. The Contax and the Contaflex Stereo Systems, 1955 (Reprint) 20pp, 5-1/2x8-1/2", illustrated. High-quality reprint of this very specific small technical treatise on shooting stereo (3-D) with the specialized attachments for the Zeiss Contaflex and Contax cameras of the 1950's. Valuable source. $10.00