olympus viewfinder pen book - details
Size = A4; Content 168 pages; Print Quality = Laser 1200 x 1200 monochrome photographic resolution; Paper = semi-gloss 100gsm; Binding = hand bound & mechanical no spine glue; Case = A4+ hard back blue Imperial wove; Dust jacket = heavy duty tri-colour printed on cream 250 gsm art board.
BELOW: Table of Contents for "Olympus Viewfinder Pen Cameras - A Definitive Guide for Collectors", Author: John Foster, Published 2000, Publisher: Biofos Publications, England. ISBN: None.
Introduction by Jean Paul Francecsh
Part 1: Prologue - dedications, foreword by the author, research, statistics.
Part 2: Background - collecting Olympus, facts about Olympus, numbering system, dating cameras, half-frame groups, Internet resources.
Part 3: Viewfinder Pen - communication with Maitani and Olympus, conventions, rarity & valuation, Pen story, choosing the name, production levels, production chart.
Part 4: The Models - 29 V/F Pen models discussed in detail over 83 pages.
Part 5: Pen Accessories - flash holders, flash units, copy stands, projectors,slide mounts & viewers, enlarging lens, filters & close up lenses, hoods & cases, microscope.
Part 6: Conclusion - summary, charts of findings, to the wire, acknowledgements, bibliography.
Part 7: Relevant commercial literature - copies of various contemporary advertisements.
Part 8: Epilogue - a final word, advertisements.
|Posted 2004/12/12||Copyright © 2004 John Foster|