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The Club has Publications, Reference Books and CDs and copies of past Newsletters available for sale. Look in the SHOP section.

The Club is also able to offer members the opportunity to purchase copies of antique commercial catalogues on CD. See our Early Catalogues page for more information.

See also the Books and CDs (under the SHOP tab) for members' own publications.



The following publications have been produced by the Club. If you want a title, which is currently out of print, please email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it as it will be helpful to know what the demand is for a reprint.


NEW ! Please see Alan Leach's free new project The Atlas of Pince-Nez ar the bottom of the publications below.


Restoring Ophthalmic Antiques by R.J.S.MacGregor
In response to popular demand, Ronald has produced this new and revised edition to replace his previous out-of-print books. It was issued free to members with the September 2008 Newsletter. The reprint has sold out but we can now offer copies at £10.00 inclusive UK postage, order from OAICC, 27 Orchard Avenue, Worthing, West Sussex. BN14 7PY. United Kingdom. Also available for download as a pdf file - please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more details.






SPECTACLES, LORGNETTES AND MONOCLES
D. C. Davidson and R. J. S. MacGregor - Shire Publications 2002
Completely revised second edition with 50 pages and 62 colour pictures.

Copies from:
Shire Publications Ltd, Cromwell House, Church Street, Princes Risborough, Bucks HP27 9AA

RRP £4.99






Four very well researched Publications by Alan Leach:

"Old English Patents for Spectacles" 1783 - 1899
"Old English Patents for Spectacles" 1900 - 1910
"A Collection of Advertisements" 1911 - 1930
NEW... "US Spectacles and Eyeglass Patents" 1836 - 1874

***LIMITED COPIES REMAINING*** Please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for up-to-date details

Copies from:
Mr. Alan Leach
5 Cliffe Avenue
Lightcliffe
Halifax
West Yorkshire
HX3 8TN
UK


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The Atlas of Pince-Nez

This is an ongoing project by Alan Leach,produced in loose-leaf form with new items being added frequently. It will be put on this website in due course as a Free Access to members. In this connection Alan is asking any member, who has a query about Pince-Nez or has an unusual or interesting example, to email him at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it preferably with a picture if possible. He can then advise details about the item and include in his book if it is not there already.

Go to ASK US -Information Wanted for a look at current pages of The Atlas.