Vintage Collectibles - Books

THE SKATEBOARD BOOK (1976)

This is "the complete book of skateboarding -- America's fastest growing sport." Illustrated with more than 70 photographs and drawings, Ben Davidson's Skateboard Book presents the art of skateboarding from a clear, how-to point of view. Freestyle tricks are discussed in detail, as well as skateboarding safety and competition. Also includes chapters on design, maintenance, and repair. This copy is in good condition overall, about 75 percent of mint. Dust jacket is in poor condition, as shown in scan, with old Scotch tape, tears, scratches, and creases. Corners are slightly bunted. Interior pages are crisp and clean. No writing. No torn or missing pages and no cutouts. Copyright 1976 by Grosset & Dunlap, Inc. 109 pages. Hardbound with dust jacket. Measures approximately 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches. Packaged in an archival-quality clear plastic sleeve with an acid-free mat backing board. Click Here for a closer look.