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  • Original pocket sized guide - published circa 1962 by Dick Pearce of Charles Pearse & Sons, North Devon

Vintage surf guide

£8.50

Product Description

"A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO SURFING " IS AN ORIGINAL "HOW TO SURF-RIDE"  GUIDE PRINTED BY CHARLES PEARCE & SON LTD IN THE EARLY 1960s. 

THIS 8 PAGE POCKET SIZED BOOKLET CLAIMED TO BE "THE HANDIEST GUIDE FOR THE AMATEUR TO GET THE BEST FROM SURFING!" WRITTEN BACK IN THE DAY WHEN SURFING WAS ABOUT CATCHING WAVES LYING DOWN ON THIN WOODEN BOARDS.

NOW ALMOST 60 YEARS OLD IT STILL OFFERS EXCELLENT ADVICE ON CHOICE OF BOARD, SELECTING THE WAVE AND THE CORRECT STANCE AND PROCEDURE.

DICK PEARCE HAD THE ILLUSTRATION ON THE COVER OF THIS CHARMING LITTLE BLUE BOOK PRINTED UP AS A STICKER WHICH HE THEN ADDED TO THE SURF RIDER BOARDS HE MADE AT THE OLD TANNERY IN SOUTH MOLTON IN DEVON.

BOOK MEASURES approx 10.5 cms by 16.5 cms 

LIMITED STOCK AVAILABLE.

ALL BOOKS ARE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION CONSIDERING THEIR AGE - THEY HAVE BEEN KEPT BOXED AND UNREAD - SOME OF THE STAPLES  SHOW "RUSTING" SIGNS OF AGE

 

 

 

 

 

 

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