Honolulu: Paradise of the Pacific Press, 1935.
First edition, first printing. Bound in original hand-painted tapa-cloth with titles in black on upper board. Very Good with boards lightly splayed, nick to spine near foot. Binding lightly shaken with some hinges slightly visible. Pages toned, with erased pencil scribble to front free endpaper; small label remnant to rear pastedown with offsetting to adjacent free endsheet. An early book by Tom Blake, who is often considered to be one of the most influential surfers in the history of the sport. He is largely credited with transforming surfing from a regional Hawaiian sport to one with national popularity, as well as founding California surf culture. Item #140940411