Very rare hardbound deluxe edition of Petersen's Surfing Yearbook Number 3 from the very first print run of 1966 by the Petersen Publishing group. The
lists a cherry copy at $200, but that was in 2000, eight years ago now!
Petersen's Surfing Yearbooks are like an almanac of surfing literature. Contains everything from international travel features to competition coverage, surf fiction, surf cartoons, alternative wave riding, "Sanded Camera," safety tips, and profiles of 16 of the hottest competitive surfers from the era.
This copy is in very good condition, about 90 percent of mint. Some small tears on perimeter of dust jacket. Binding is nice and tight. Interior pages are very clean. Complete and intact with no torn or missing pages and no cutouts. No water stains or moisture damage of any kind.
Copyright 1966 by Petersen Publishing Company. 192 pages. Measures approximately 8 1/2 inches wide by 11 inches tall. Packaged in an archival-quality clear plastic sleeve.