Collecting and Using Classic Cameras by Ivor Matanle 1993


Softcover, 8-1/4 x 10-1/2", 224 pages, with 320 illustrations. In very good condition, cover shows minor rubbing.
The golden age of the miniature camera spanned some forty-five years from the eclipse of the vintage plate camera in the mid-1920s to the widespread introduction of plastics and eletronics at the end of the 1960s. During this time optical innovation combined with precision engineering to produce photographic equipment of great quality. Today, the cameras of the classic era are prized by collectors and users alike. This exhaustive and practical guide includes: Descriptions of the principal makes and models; assessments of the cameras reliability, investment value and potential as the basis of a system; Instructions on how to test and check for faults; Comparisons of camera bodies, lenses and accessories; and much more.

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