On The Trail Of The Contax: Volume II: Contax History From 1945 until Today by Hans-Juergen Kuc (smaller sized 2012 edition)

SKU Bx120-Contax Vol II / small sized edition

ENGLISH TEXT, Published 2003, smaller sized reprint 2012; 5-7/8 x 8-3/8 inches. Softcover, 265 pages. Finally-- a book written about Contax in English. The English translation of "Auf den Spuren der Contax". This second volume has become a standard reference work on the post-war Contax. This lavishly illustrated book (330 photos and illustrations) tells the story of the famous post-war classics, the Contax IIa/IIIa, their lenses and accessories. It also covers Contax cameras from Carl Zeiss of Jena as well as prototype cameras, copies, and the Kiev. Contax SLRs from Dresden (Contax S through the Pentacon Super) are given ample space. A chapter is also devoted to the Contaflex, Contarex, and Ikarex cameras. Contax cameras from Japan receive much attention also. The book is up to date (2003), making it a treasure trove of information for users of newer Contax cameras.
CONTENTS:
Introduction
Contax Chronology
Germany After The War
Contax IIa
Contax IIIa
Contax IIa and IIIa--Facts And Figures
Lenses For The Contax IIa and IIIa
Contax IIa and IIIa accessories
Carl Zeiss Jena Contax And Kiev Cameras
Contax Prototype Cameras And Copies
Contax SLR Cameras From Dresden
Contaflex, Contarex, And Icarex: Missed Opportunities--The End
Contax Cameras From Japan
Contax Rangefinder Cameras From Yashica Kyocera
New Contax Products At The 1996 Photokina
After 1996--Contax Goes Digital

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