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Books

OUR BOOK HAS BEEN PUBLISHED!
(Italian language only)

Our book on Asahiflex and Asahi Pentax screw mount cameras, written by Danilo Cecchi with additional text and all pictures by AOHC, has been published on occasion of 9th Pentax Day in Spoleto.
17x24cm size, 220 pages (Italian language). Special price for members is 30.00 Euros (35.00 Euros to the public). 
You can order it by paying Dario Bonazza via Paypal. Don't forget asking shipping cost before paying! Please send inquiries here.

Here follows a list of published books completely devoted to Pentax. They are listed following alphabetical order of their respective authors. Some of them are still available for purchasing new, while most can only be found on secondhand market. The list is quite comprehensive, even though not complete. Further information will always be welcome.

Author

Title

Publisher

Language Year
AOCo The Eyes AOCo English 1981
Allinson/Jordan Asahi Pentax Manual Morgan English 1971/73
Balsley Pentax ME & MX Pocket Companion Amphoto English 1980
Broekman Het Pentax reflexboek Elsevier Dutch 1981
Cecchi Asahi Pentax and Pentax SLR 35mm cameras 1952-1989 Hove English 1991
Clements Pentax Users's Guide: MZ-5, MZ-10, Z-1p, Z-70 Hove English 1996
Comon Pentax Classic Cameras K2, KM, KX, LX, M series, Spotmatic series Magic Lantern English 1999
Cooper Pentax Pocket Companion Amphoto English 1962 to
1967
Cooper Asahi Pentax Manual (Honeywell Pentax Manual) Amphoto English 1975
Crawley Pentax LX System (camera test) Greenwood English 1982
Emanuel Pentax Guide/Asahi Pentax Guide (1st to 21st edition) Focal Press English 1960 to
1979
Fitch-Nash Taking a closer look with the Asahi Pentax (closeup/macro) Lewis Press English 1966
Fitzig Pentax SLR Guide Amphoto English 1968
Francke Pentax kameras von Gestern fuer Anwender von Heute: ESII, SPF, K2, KX, KM, ME, MX, ME Super Laterna Magica German 1992
Franklin Pentax Modern Classics 1: ESII, SPF, K2, KX, KM, ME, MX, ME Super Hove English 1992
Fuhring Pentax and Single-Lens-Reflex Photography (1st to 6th edition) Amphoto English 1962 to
1973
Gold How to Use your Pentax 35mm Cameras Alfre Pub. Co. English 1982
Gottfried Pentax MZ-7 VFV German 2000
Hadick Pentax Z-10 Laterna Magica German ?
Hünecke Pentax SFX Laterna Magica German 1988
Hünecke Pentax SFX Laterna Magica Dutch 1988
Hünecke Pentax SFX Hove English 1988
Hünecke Pentax SFX und SFXn Laterna Magica German 1989
Hünecke Pentax SFX and SFXn Laterna Magica Dutch 1989
Hünecke Pentax SFX and SFXn Hove English 1990
Hünecke Pentax SF-7 Laterna Magica German 1989
Hünecke Pentax SF-7 Laterna Magica Dutch 1989
Hünecke Pentax SF-7 Hove English 1989
Hünecke Pentax Z-1 Laterna Magica German 1992
Hünecke Pentax Z-1 Laterna Magica Dutch 1992
Hünecke Pentax Z-10 Laterna Magica German 1992
Hünecke Pentax Z-10 Laterna Magica Dutch 1992
Hünecke Pentax Z-20 Laterna Magica German 1993
Hünecke Pentax Z-20 Laterna Magica Dutch 1993
Hünecke Pentax Z-1p Laterna Magica German ?
Hünecke Pentax MZ-5 Laterna Magica German 1995?
Keppler The Asahi Pentax Way (1st to 11th edition) Focal Press English 1966 to
1979
Keppler Il libro Asahi Pentax (1st and 2nd edition) Effe Italian 1969 and
1975
Keppler Das Asahi Pentax Buch Strache German ?
Keppler Manual Pentax Asahi Omega Spanish ?
Kilpatrick Pentax Users' Guide: K1000, P30n Hove English 1990
Kilpatrick/Paradies Pentax K1000 und P30n Laterna Magica German 1990
Kilpatrick/Paradies Pentax K1000 und P30t Laterna Magica German ?
London A short course in Pentax photography (1st and 2nd edition) Curtin & London English 1979 and
1983
MacDonald-
Honeyman-Hornak
Pentax ME Super book of Photography Hamlyn English 1982
Murphy Heiland Pentax Guide Including Asahi Pentax Verlan English 1960
Neumann Zoom Kompakte Kreativ Verlag Photographie German 1994
Neumann Zoom Compact in Creative Use Verlag Photographie English 1994
Palazzi Pentax MX Cesco Ciapanna Italian 1982
Palazzi Pentax ME Super Cesco Ciapanna Italian 1982
Paradies Einfach Super - Alles über die Spiegelreflex Pentax Super A Knapp German 1984
Pentax Corp. Pentax Photography - The Infinite Image Pentax Corp. English 1980
Pentax Europe Story of the Pentax Photo Life Czech 1998
Prando Il libro Pentax (1st and 2nd edition) Cesco Ciapanna Italian 1981 and 1982
Reshovsky Honeywell Pentax System Petersen English 1974
Reynolds The Asahi Pentax Spotmatic series SPF, ESII, SP1000  book Focal Press English 1975
Reynolds The Asahi Pentax K series K2, KX, KM, K1000 book Focal Press English 1976
Reynolds The Asahi Pentax M and K series ME, MX, K2, KX, KM, K1000 book Focal Press English 1978
Reynolds The Asahi Pentax M series ME, MX, MV, MV1, MG, LX, Super A  book Focal Press English 1983
Richter Erfolgreich fotografieren mit dem Pentax System Moewig Verlag, München German 1981
Richter Die Pentax Super-A vfv German ?
Sherfy Asahiflex and the Pre-1959 Asahi Pentax cameras Sherfy English 1994
Shipman How to select and use Pentax SLR cameras(various editions) HP Books (Fisher) English 1977 to
1989
Spitzing Pentax pentastisch AOCo German 1978
Spitzing Pentax Guide Paul Montel French 1979
Spitzing Das Pentax MESuper Buch Pentax German 1980
Swartz The Pentax Guide Amphoto English 1980
Tydings New Honeywell Pentax SLR Guide  including the Honeywell EE 35 (7 editions) Amphoto English 1963 to
1969
Van Oosten The Ultimate Asahi Pentax Screw Mount Guide 1952-1977 Uitgeverij Jansz English 1999
White/Sheehy Pentax Book of Advertising Classic Camera
Collector Publications
English 1993

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Publisher

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