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Minolta Contact Sheet, Issue 18, Spring/Summer 1979
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Minolta Contact Sheet, Issue 18, Spring/Summer 1979

By Bridges, Marilyn; Bruce Jenner; Bob Krist; Bank Langmore

Ramsey, NJ: Minolta Corp., 1979. Magazine. First edition. Very Good magazine with a separation to one page at a staple and a crease across the middle, presumably as mailed in an envelope; binder holes to the margin as issued. A nice copy overall. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The Spring/Summer, 1979, issue of Minolta Contact Sheet (#18), the promotional magazine published by the camera company for their customers and members of the Minolta Club. Includes: an article on Minolta on campus and their scholarship winners which includes Marilyn Bridges, pictured in a group photograph, and a reproduction of one of her student photographs; a photograph of Bruce Jenner, a Minolta spokesman; illustrated articles on the photographers Bob Krist and Bank Langmore; the rebirth of Life magazine; new products; and much more. Staple-bound, self-wrappers; 12 pages; color and b&w illustrations throughout; 8.5 x 11 inches.

$14.95

Leica and Leicaflex Lenses
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Leica and Leicaflex Lenses

By Rogliatti, Gianni

Hove, UK: Hove Camera Foto Books, 1980. Hardcover. First enlarged and revised edition, first printing. Fine cloth-bound hardcover with a tap to two tips in a Near Fine minus dust jacket with touches of soiling/shelf wear and a tiny tear at the crown. A nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A history of Leitz lens production plus a survey of every lens produced to date by Leica and Leicaflex with full specifications, photos, diagrams and descriptions. 156 pages; 170 b&w photos plus 100 illustrations and 8 pages of tables; 6 x 8.5 inches.

$29.95

Photography in America: The Formative Years 1839-1900, A Documentary History
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Photography in America: The Formative Years 1839-1900, A Documentary History

By Welling, William B.

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1978. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine hardcover with a light bump to two tips and a light smudge at the fore edge of the text block in a Near Fine dust jacket with two closed tears to the front and two tiny closed tears to the back. A nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A comprehensive, year by year look at the first sixty years of the medium: the technical achievements as well as the aesthetic advances. Covers the USA primarily with references to what was happening in Europe at the time. 431 pages; profusely illustrated with b&w photos; 9 x 11 inches.

$29.95

Photo Dealer Camera Identification Guide of Discontinued Still Cameras
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Photo Dealer Camera Identification Guide of Discontinued Still Cameras

By George, Gilbert; Photo Dealer; American Photographic Historical Society

New York: American Photographic Historical Society, 1988. Paperback. First edition. Fine. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Introduction by Gilbert George. Staple-bound; 29 glossy pages; b&w photos; 8.5 x 11 inches. Originally published in 1971 in two sequential issues of Photo Dealer magazine, this volume reprints the entire "Official Blue Book on Trade-Ins for Used Equipment." Prior to the electronic revolution in cameras, a camera shop would take a camera as "trade-in" for a new camera. Since most photo-equipment dealers would not have seen many examples of many models, Photo Dealer compiled this list of discontinued still cameras with photos, descriptions, and identifying points. Includes models from Leica, Nikon, Canon, Agfa, Hasselblad, Kodak, Linhof, Robot, Polaroid, etc.

$24.95

Leica: The Program
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Leica: The Program

By Salgado, Sebastiao; Ralph Gibson; Leica

Solms, Germany: Leica Camera, 2000. Paperback. First edition. Fine paperback with only a hint of shelf wear. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 134 pages; b&w and color reproductions throughout; 8.5 x 11 inches. A promotional book for Leica cameras, components and accessories with product shots, a brief history of the company and Leica optics, a section on the Leica M System, the Leica R System, Leica Compact Cameras, Leica Projectors, Leica Binoculars and testimonials from photographers such as Ralph Gibson and Sebastiao Salgado.

$19.95

Image of New England, 1839-1989: 150 Years of Photography
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Image of New England, 1839-1989: 150 Years of Photography

By Naylor, Thurman F. Jack

Springfield, VA & Boston: Society for Imaging Science and Technology/Photographic Historical Society of New England, 1989. Paperback. First edition. Fine paperback. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Staple-bound; 20 pages; color, b&w and duo-toned reproductions throughout; 9 x 9 inches. To celebrate the sesquicentennial of the invention of photography, the PHSNE offered this brief history of photography with an emphasis on its usage in New England.

$24.95

A Century of Photography: An Exhibition Featuring Antique Cameras, Vintage Photographs, Contemporary Images, and Holograms
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A Century of Photography: An Exhibition Featuring Antique Cameras, Vintage Photographs, Contemporary Images, and Holograms

By Gilbert, George; Joseph J. Yorizzo

Greenvale, NY: C. W. Post Art Gallery, 1980. Paperback. First edition. Near Fine with a touch of wear along the spine. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Foreword by Joseph J. Yorizzo; introduction by George Gilbert. Staple-bound; 48 pages; b&w reproductions throughout; 8.5 x 11 inches. Exhibition checklist, bibliography. The catalogue for an exhibition at C. W. Post Art Gallery, on Long Island. About half the book features photographs of cameras of all types and photographic equipment, the other half, images by the masters and some relatively unknown photographers, some unusual, all extensively captioned.

$24.95

History of Kodak Cameras, AA-13: Kodak Customer Service Pamphlet
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History of Kodak Cameras, AA-13: Kodak Customer Service Pamphlet

By Kodak

Rochester, NY: Eastman Kodak Co./Photographic Products Group, 1987. Paperback. Fine with a hint of tanning. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Staple-bound with binder holes punched to the edge, as issued; 20 pages; b&w illustrations; 8.5 x 11 inches. Lists every camera Kodak made between 1888 and 1987 with dates on the market, film size and original list price. Includes instructions on how to operate a Brownie box camera, questions and answers about maintaining, repair and acquiring film for old cameras, and a comparison of lens openings and shutter times (all as of 1987.) Kodak Publication No. AA-13.

$19.95

Shutterbug Celebrates the 150th Anniversary of Photography, 1839-1989
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Shutterbug Celebrates the 150th Anniversary of Photography, 1839-1989

By Naylor, Jack

np: Shutterbug Magazine/Naylor Museum, 1989. Paperback. First edition. Fine with a hint of wear. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Staple-bound; 20 pages; b&w photos throughout; 8.5 x 11 inches. To celebrate the sesquicentennial of the invention of photography, Shutterbug magazine presented an exhibit at Photo West '89, in San Francisco, of Jack Naylor's "first, original, special model, and rare" cameras, housed at the now dispersed Naylor Museum, Brookline, MA. This publication reproduces photos of those cameras (espionage cameras, children's models, a Luftwaffe aerial Leica, a Chinese and a Russian Leica knock-off, a Leica Luxus, daugeorreotype cameras, stereo, etc.) as well as some rare photographs and a photo of Naylor in front of some of his collection.

$24.95

The Dzerzhinsky Commune: Birth of the Soviet 35mm Camera Industry
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The Dzerzhinsky Commune: Birth of the Soviet 35mm Camera Industry

By Fricke, Oscar

London: Taylor & Francis, c. 1980. Paperback. First edition. Very Good+ with a touch of soiling and a stamp to the front declaring this copy to be "Compliments of The American Photographic Historical Society." SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. An article on the labor commune in the USSR that produced Leica facsimiles with sidebars on Alexander Rodchenko and the Leica; originally appeared in the April 1979 (Vol. 3, No. 2) issue of History of Photography: An International Quarterly, and reprinted by the magazine with an update to the article, from the January 1980 (Vol. 4, No. 1) issue. Staple-bound magazine; 24 pages; b&w reproductions throughout; 8.25 x 11 inches.

$24.95

Naylor Collection of Cameras and Images: Photographs and Technology Spanning the 150 Years of Photography
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Naylor Collection of Cameras and Images: Photographs and Technology Spanning the 150 Years of Photography

By Naylor, Thurman F. Jack

Brookline, MA: Naylor Museum, nd [ca. 1989]. Pamphlet. First edition. Near Fine pamphlet with a little crimping at the tips. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. A promotional brochure for the Naylor Museum of Photography, now dispersed. Explains the history of the collection Jack Naylor put together and details some of the outstanding subcategories within the collection such as espionage cameras, Edgerton's invention of the flash, Godowsky and Mannes' invention of color film, etc. Staple-bound brochure; 8 pages with one gatefold; color and b&w reproductions throughout; 8.25 x 11 inches.

$19.95

Better Snapshots of your Children: Kodak Publication No. C-32
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Better Snapshots of your Children: Kodak Publication No. C-32

By Kodak

Rochester: Eastman Kodak Company, 1954. Paperback. Good+ staple-bound paperback with light rubbing, stress marks at the spine, and light wear at the extremities. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. 36 pages; b&w photos and illustrations throughout with spot color; 8.5 x 5.75 inches. This publication provides tips on getting better photos of your children, from birth to baseball. Includes product shots of cameras and accessories.

$16.95

Photo-Kino Express
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Photo-Kino Express

By Bach

Hagen, Germany: Bach Photo-Kino, 1935. Paperback. Good perfect bound brochure with overall light soiling and light wear at the extremities; solid binding, interior bright. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. 80 pages; color and b&w reproductions throughout; 5.75 x 8.25 inches. Text in German. A German catalogue for film-related items including still cameras, movie cameras, film projectors, accessories and film processing supplies and equipment from companies such as Leitz, Contax, Voigtlander, Agfa, Zeiss-Ikon, etc. No date but includes the Leica IIIa which first appeared in 1935 and also includes a photograph of an autobahn which would have been built after the Nazi's took power in 1933. Lovely color illustrations and b&w photos.

$24.95

Von Daguerre Bis Heute II
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Von Daguerre Bis Heute II

By Abring, H. D.

Herne, Germany: Herausgeber Privates Foto-Museum, 1981. Hardcover. First edition. Very Good/Near Fine hardcover in cloth-bound, pictorial boards, with a light bump to two tips and moderate bump to the edge of the top boards which has resulted in a short tear, not affecting the text block; no dj, as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 260 pages; b&w photos throughout; 8.5 x 11.5 inches. Index. Text in German. This volume opens with a 31-page illustrated timeline and history of the Magic Lantern including images and details of specific models followed by a photographic history of the camera and photographic equipment, from the 1840s to the 1970s, with about 6 cameras per page with detailed descriptions. Chapters on cameras include box types, plate models, stereoscope cameras, SLR, instamatics, 2 1/4, specialty cameras, etc. There is a separate chapter on projectors, one on accessories, and lenses.

$44.95

Collecting Photographica: The Images and Equipment of the First Hundred Years of Photography
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Collecting Photographica: The Images and Equipment of the First Hundred Years of Photography

By Gilbert, George

New York: Hawthorn/Dutton, 1976. Paperback. First paperback edition, first printing. Fine, appears to be new and unopened with a touch of storage soiling. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 302 pages; b&w photos, reproductions throughout; 8.5 x 11 inches. Bibliography. Index. Glossary. A treasure-trove of detail and imagery on photographic ephemera: cameras and accessories, advertising, imagery in its many presentations, production equipment, etc. Includes chapters on collectors and where to find items. Eight appendices on how to date various items, photographica museums, history, comparative values, etc. A very useful and informative reference volume.

$29.95

Leica Camera and Lens Pocket Book
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Leica Camera and Lens Pocket Book

By Laney, Dennis

Small Dole, UK: Hove Books, 1994. Hardcover. Near Fine with slight bends at the tips to the flexi-board covers; no dj as issued. A very nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Sixth edition, second printing, 1996. 280 pages; b&w photos throughout; 4.5 x 7.5 inches. The much sought-after illustrated Pocket Book guide to Leica cameras and lenses from 1925 to the latest products. Includes specs, descriptive material, production figures and serial numbers. Essential companion to the Leica International Price Guide.

$39.95

The Hasselblad Manual: A Comprehensive Guide to the System
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The Hasselblad Manual: A Comprehensive Guide to the System

By Wildi, Ernst

London/New York: Focal Press, 1980. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Near Fine cloth-bound hardcover with a touch of wear at the extremities in a Good+ dust jacket with wrinkling at the edges, one short closed tear and light shelf wear. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 468 pages; 32 pages of color and 32 of b&w photos plus text illustrations; 6 x 9.25 inches. The Hasselbald Manual concentrates on the camera'a enormous potential through its comprehensive range of lenses and accessories.

$18.95

Leicaflex System of Photography
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Leicaflex System of Photography

By Grande, Frank; Simon Nathan

New York: Amphoto, 1972. Hardcover. First edition. Fine cloth-bound hardcover with a touch of wear at the extremities in a Near Fine price-clipped dust jacket with a publisher's price sticker to the front flap and a touch of shelf wear. A very nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 176 pages; b&w photos throughout; 6.5 x 9.25 inches. This comprehensive presentation of the the entire Leicaflex system, including camera bodies, lenses, and accessories, is designed to answer all the questions Leicaflex owners and potential owners might have on the operation of the Leicaflex "Standard," the Lecaflex SL, and the motor-driven Leicaflex SL MOT.

$24.95

Price Guide to Antique & Classic Cameras 1987-88
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Price Guide to Antique & Classic Cameras 1987-88

By McKeown, James M. & Joan C.

Grantsburg, WI: Centennial Photo, 1987. Paperback. Sixth edition, first printing. Fine paperback with a touch of wear/soiling at the edges. A very nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 672 pages; b&w photos throughout; 5.5 x 8.5 inches. Index. Over 6,000 items listed with detailed descriptions and current prices.

$24.95

The Nikon Manual: Incorporating the Nikkormat and Nikonos
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The Nikon Manual: Incorporating the Nikkormat and Nikonos

Chislehurst, UK: R. Morgan Publishing, 1977. Hardcover. First edition. Fair/Good cloth-bound hardcover with a bump to the tips, overall light wear, one form opened hard, one torn page and overall scuffing to the covers; lacking dj. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Essays by Richard Tucker, Jorge Lewinski, Chris Smith and Ed Pritchard. 320 pages; b&w photos and illustrations throughout; 7.5 x 10 inches. Includes articles on close-up photography, modern portraiture, action and sports photography and architectural photography.

$11.95

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