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Men and Waves: A Treasury of Surfing

By Dixon, Peter L.

New York: Coward-MacCann, 1966. First printing. 250 pp., photos, photo endpapers, octavo format in dark blue cloth, dustjacket. Text is Nearly Fine with no owner's name, no visible wear. Dust jacket is not price-clipped, but has a sticker scuff to the front panel and some edge-tears and chips, mostly to the spine and rear panel. The two larger chips are about .75" deep. Tough to find as a first edition in the dust jacket. . 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.


Water Skiing and Surfboarding. (surfing)

By Spinner, Stephanie

Golden Press, 1968. First printing. 32 pp., color ills., 12mo pictorial hardcover. Exlibrary copy with minimal markings. Decent reading copy.. 1st. Hardcover. Good.


Petersen's Surfing Yearbook Number Three

By Bayless, Kenneth M. (ed.)

Petersen, 1966., 1966 First printing, this "deluxe edition". 192 pp., profusely illustrated with photos, oversize hardcover, dustjacket. Nearly Fine/Nearly Fine. No serious flaws, just light wear to extremities. No tears, no names. Very scarce surfing book with many great photos of the surfers of the day in action.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.


Better Surfing for Boys. (NOT Exlib.)

By Cook, Joseph J. & William J. Romeika

Dodd, Mead, 1967, 1967 First printing. 64 pp., over 150 photos, glossary, oblong 8vo, pictorial hardcover, no dj. Nearly Fine copy with very little sign of use. Very tight and clean. Only real flaw is price written on first blank page. This book is rarely found in this condition, i.e. NF, not an exlib copy.. 1st Edition. Hardcover.


A Surfer's Guide (rare)

By Higgins, M

Self-published, 1992. First printing. 63 pp., photos, 8vo, softcover. Abstract cover art of surfers. This copy has the rear cover price crossed out and is stamped "complimentary copy". Includes a few early 60s surfer action photos by Leo Hetzel and Lee Peterson. Scarce book with author's philosophy of surfing and some of his poetry.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.


The Surfin'ary: a Dictionary of Surfing Terms and Surfspeak

By Cralle, Trevor

10 Speed Press, Berkeley, 1991., 1991. First edition. 197 pp., profusely ill. (some color), oversize softcover. Nearly Fine with light wear.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.


Water Skiing & Surfboarding. (Surfing)

By Spinner, Stephanie

Golden Press, 1968. First printing. 32 pp., color ills., glossary of surfing terms, 12mo, laminated pictorial covers. A very fresh, clean copy with minimal signs of wear to a few tips. No marks, no tears, no bumps. Uncommon juvenile surfing book.. 1st. Hardcover. Fine.



By Radlauer, Ed

Bowmar, C. 1968., 1968 Second printing, 1970. 32 pp., many color photos, squarish 8vo, pictorial cover, no dj. Ex-library copy with usual marks..


Surfing: Hawaii's Gift to the World of Sports. (INSCRIBED)

By Hemmings, Fred

Zokeisha, Tokyo, 1977., 1977 First edition. 128 pp., color photos, squarish 8vo, laminated covers, cerlox binding. No dj as issued. Fine copy. INSCRIBED "Aloha Norm ." dated "Hawaii 1982".. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition.


Skullcrack. (Surfing)

By Bo, Ben

Lerner Sports, 2000., 2000. First US edition, previously published in the UK. 161 pp., 8vo, black cloth, dustjacket. NF/NF. Owner's name scratched out, some light creasing to back of dj.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.