Title Surf Fever: Surfer Photography by John Severson featuring The Surfer Years, 1950s to 1970s
Book Condition Fine
Jacket Condition Fine
Publisher San Clemente, CA Journal Concepts 2004
Seller ID 18327
Quarto (28.5 cm), pp. 216. Signed, limited edition #1 of 10, in slipcase. Pictorial jacket, with matching boards, and pictorial endpapers. Black slipcase blindstamped with title. Jacket slightly bumped at lower rear corner. Best known as the founder of Surfer magazine, Severson is a champion surfer who coupled his passion for the sport with artistic talent and training to essentially invent the genre of surf media, articulating the existence of Hawaii and California surf culture. He is a prolific artist, producing photographs, oil and water color paintings, posters, and prints, as well as a series of surfing films.This book provides a careeer retrospective of Severson's work both in words and pictures, but it is primarily a photo book, richly illustrated with color and black and white pictures. Dust jacket present. First Edition.