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Favorite Classics Book: Olympus Viewfinder Pen Cameras - A Definitive Guide for Collectors

Olympus Viewfinder Pen Cameras – A Definitive Guide for Collectors
by John Foster @ BIOFOS: http://www.biofos.cjb.net

Biofos Publications, PO Box 92, Richmond, DL11 6AW, England.


At last my book is being printed and bound. My apologies for the delay in publishing, but when you read it you will understand.


Hard-back, hand bound, specially designed bonded & laminated cover, with printed dust jacket. A4 x 170 pages, laser printed in monochrome on high quality 100gsm lustre finished paper. Approx., two hundred photographs, illustrations, charts and drawings, the majority at 1200dpi resolution.

In eight sections featuring; Prelude by Toshiro Shimoyama Chief Executive, Olympus Optical Co., Ltd., Japan; Introduction by Jean-Paul Francesch; Communication with and Comment by Yoshihisa Maitani; The Pen Story; The Twenty-Nine models so far found; Production Periods; Background Discussion; Research; Predictions of Numbers Made; Rarity and Valuation; Pen Accessories; Summary and Charts of the Findings; Conclusion.

[First 40 copies constitute a special limited edition, numbered, dedicated and signed by the author. Most of these are already allocated. Unallocated books will be reserved on a first come basis.]


£32.50 plus postage at cost. There is no charge for packaging.

Payment Methods:

All major credit cards accepted including Visa MasterCard and Switch. (Sorry no American Express or Diners Club.) Personal cheques accepted for UK orders only, crossed cheques made payable to J Foster.

Mail Order:

Send your address details to Biofos Publications, PO Box 92, Richmond, DL11 6YX, ENGLAND. Include your e-mail address if you have one and/or ‘phone number and we will contact you with details of postage costs and how to send your credit card details.

Internet Order:

E-mail your shipping address details to biofos@clara.co.uk we will advise you of postage costs and how to safely send your credit card details.


(UK) 01748 884644 or outside UK 44 1748 884644 after 6.00pm ask for John Foster.


Books will be bubble-wrapped and sent first class printed paper rate unless otherwise directed. Please allow 14 - 21 days for delivery outside UK.

NOTE: Due to technical difficulties the soft back edition is NOT available at the moment.