Honolulu: Paradise of the Pacific Press, 1935.
First Edition. Illustrated with 46 Illustrations. , iv, 5- 95; 32 photographic plates plus other illus. in text. 1 vols. 8vo. Original blue cloth with surfers on upper cover (no priority to binding variants cited by DeLa Vega). Very Good DeLa Vega B28. Item #321293
First edition of the first title devoted to surfing. Blake was an early 20th century surfing and health food pioneer who conceived and developed the hollow surf board . The first definitive book on surfing, by the sport's greatest innovator and the first person to surf Malibu Point along with Sam Reid in September of 1926. "The most important publication in the surfing canon." Dela Vega 200 Years of Surfing Literature.
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