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Funnell, Ronald S.
SURF-RIDING ON THE CORNISH COAST
(Plymouth, UK): (Oakfield Press), 1955. Fine.. Original side-stapled pictorial green, brown and white wrappers with Art Deco surfing illustration. 11 black-and-white photographs, many full page. 32 pages. 1955 edition of this rare classic on surfing in Great Britain, and one of the earliest printed books exclusively on surfing, first published in the now unobtainable 1934 edition as THE ART OF SURF-RIDING. A primer for the first-time surfer, this pamphlet is one of the earliest written for locations in Great Britain. It includes how to choose a surfboard and a healthy list of cautions. Only one copy of the 1934 edition is known, housed at the Museum of British Surfing; no listings of either edition appear in WorldCat.
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