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  • The Surfer Issue 1 [reprint], 1973

The Surfer Issue 1 [reprint], 1973

$400.00
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The Surfer Issue 1 [reprint], 1973

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John Severson 

Dana Point, CA: Surfer Publications, Inc. 4to (10 7/8 x 8 1⁄4 in.) staplebound in wraps. Clean and unmarked pages. Minor wear to spine. Very good condition. 

Founded, edited, illustrated, and photographed by John Severson, The Surfer began as a magazine comprised of photographs taken while filming Severson’s 1960 film Surf Fever. Preceding any type of industry for surf photography, art, or writing, Severson used the magazine to disseminate information about the nascent sport, including in it writing about surf technique, surf spots, and surf culture. Over time, the publication grew and evolved in style and content, changing first into a quarterly magazine, and finally, appearing bi-monthly and covering not only surfing but also international affairs, consciously addressing environmental, cultural, and political topics of the day. This copy is the 1973 reprint.