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Surfing: Historic Images from the Bishop Museum Archives Paperback – September 30, 2006

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  • Paperback: 154 pages
  • Publisher: Bishop Museum Pr (September 30, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1581780435
  • ISBN-13: 978-1581780437
  • Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 0.5 x 10.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 14.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
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A must have for those interested in surfing history. There are great shots of lots of different boards as well as legendary surfers. An of course it's always amazing to see how undeveloped the area was.
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The Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum in Honolulu has been a mainstay resource for those requisite "history of surfing" photos that compliment the early chapters of many a surfing book and far-reaching historical article. Under the informed and perceptive eye of DeSoto Brown, archivist and collections manager, the museum has assembled a best-of collection of the surf-related photographs in its collection (c. 1890-1960), and it is a treasure trove of wonderful and evocative images, many of them never before published. Brown's captions, meanwhile, include great info and anecdote about the photos, making this a must-have addition to every serious surf-culture library. - Drew Kampion for The Surfer's Path [...]
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