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'Surfs Up: Collecting the Longboard Era' by Mark Blackburn

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'Surfs Up: Collecting the Longboard Era' by Mark Blackburn Hardcover: 256 pages Publisher: Schiffer Publishing; Limited Edition, Signed by Author edition (August 2001) Language: English ISBN-10: 076431355X ISBN-13: 978-0764313554 A book with a wide appeal, Surf's Up is the first book ever produced combining a detailed history of the sport along with an accurate price guide on surfboards, ephemera, etc.Containing nearly 1000 photographs in color and 256 pages, it gives a complete overview of the sport from its ancient beginnings in Polynesia and Hawaii until 1969 - the end of the longboard era. Also included are several innovative features such as a bibliography of collectible surf books with price valuations as well as a grading guide for surfboards.Each copy is personally autographed by Mark Blackburn.