The Australian Surfrider, compiled by Jack Pollard. Subtitle: The Complete Book on Board and Body Surfing. Published by Murray, Sydney 1963. This one is a first printing. 144 pages, hard cover with original dust-jacket covered with plastic. This is a great little collectible in the world of surf publications from the early longboarding period in Australia with a foreword by none other than Duke Kahanamoku himself, plus fabulous black and white photographs by Ron Perrott and Bob Weeks! There’s also sections written by legends like Farrelly, Platt, Larkin, McDonagh, Jacko, Pike, Bluey Mayes, Tank Henry, and Surge Evans amongst others. What a line-up! Makes this book a true must-have for anyone serious about surf history and Australia’s early surfing heritage. In amazing condition for its age. Some wear around the edges of the jacket and water marks. Inside pagers are in amazing condition.
Sold 10 June 2019