Vintage Collectibles - Magazines - International Surfing
International Surfing Volume 1, No. 1 (1964)
"When we, Richard Graham and Leroy Grannis, received word that Petersen's Surfing magazine was no longer being published as a monthly, we began looking around for backers to enable us to continue the magazine." This quote....... Details
International Surfing Volume 1, No. 2 (1965)
This fabulous old magazine includes LeRoy Grannis' South Bay portfolio, an Australia travel feature, "Surfing at its Best," "The Day Waimea Was Tamed," a Richard Chew profile, French beachbreak barrels, and "A Day With Butch....... Details
International Surfing Volume 1, No. 3 (1965)
Phil Edwards and Don (Doug?) Haut ride Waimea Bay in this epic cover shot from 1965. Top surfers of the era report back on the North Shore's winter surf. Articles by Dewey Weber, Peter Cole, Butch Van Artsdalen, Fred Van....... Details
International Surfing Volume 1, No. 4 (1965)
Every once in a great while an old mag crosses your desk and you have to ask yourself how it managed to stay so nice after 40 years. This is one such magazine. The cover still has that new sheen and shows very light wear,....... Details
International Surfing Volume 1, No. 5 (1965)
Roger Hulhall in full trim at Kirra, in Sydney, Australia. Content includes a South Africa travel feature, a boat adventure to a righthander at Point Conception inside the Ranch, a Baja pictorial, and "Surfing at Its....... Details
International Surfing Volume 1, No. 6 (1965)
Early Todos Santos exploration with Mike Purpus and "Top Young Surfers" highlight this vintage mag from 1965. She's in Betty-minus condition, with crisp, bright colors and supple pages. There are some minor scratches on....... Details
International Surfing Volume 10, No. 1 (1974)
Content includes "Doing the Durban to East London Shuffle" by Peter French. Then take a "Metabolic Voyage" to Panama and Costa Rica with Stephen Bissell. Experience some choice "California Moments" by Larry Flame, Warren....... Details
International Surfing Volume 2, No. 1 (1965)
Hard to believe this group of clean-cut guys are surfers, with their suits, ties, and penny loafers. But this was 1965 and pictured are: (back row, left to right) Donald Takayama, Harold Iggy, Phil Edwards, Mike Doyle, Mike....... Details
International Surfing Volume 3, No. 2 (1967)
Special "Impressions of Hawaii" issue includes interviews with Dick Brewer, Ben Aipa, George Downing, Fred Van Dyke, Buffalo Keaulana, and Fred Hemmings. Plus "The Album of Conrad Cahna" and "Hawaii's New Breed -- (Ben) Aipa....... Details
International Surfing Volume 3, No. 5 (1967)
Rare East Coast Edition from this publication's third year. Content includes Second Annual International Surfing Hall of Fame Awards, Regional Reports, and Surfing at Its Best. We rate this a Betty, or 80 percent of mint........ Details
International Surfing Volume 4, No. 1 (1968)
Classic big-wave drama captured by master lensman LeRoy Grannis. LeRoy also pens an editorial on competitive surfing in this issue. Joey Cabell is the big-wave winner at the Peruvian Invitational. Jock Sutherland wins the....... Details
International Surfing Volume 4, No. 2 (1969)
Tom Blake recalls "Duke As I Knew Him," as told by H. Arthur Klein. Plus "Short Board Round Up," East Coast Surfing Championships, SoCal contest coverage, a fine "Surfing at Its Best" pictorial, and "The Many Faces of....... Details
International Surfing Volume 5, No. 1 (1969)
Hoppy Swarts offers "The Truth About Judging" surfing contests. Also includes coverage of the Canaveral Pier Championships in Cocoa Beach, Florida, the United States Championships at Huntington Beach, and the World Contest....... Details
International Surfing Volume 5, No. 2 (1969)
LeRoy Grannis captures an anonymous Hawaiian surfer suspended in the lip at Makaha. Content includes coverage of the Santa Cruz Pro-Am at Steamer Lane by Corky Carroll, "East Side Story" by Doug Fiske, and "Short Sticks"....... Details
International Surfing Volume 5, No. 3 (1969)
Rolf Arness materializes on the front cover in full-on psychedelic splendor. Content includes an interview with Thor Svenson of the Windansea Surf Club. Mike Doyle wins the Peruvian Invitational at Punta Rocas. Plus....... Details
International Surfing Volume 5, No. 5 (1969)
Mike Purpus' muscle-bound silhouette looks a lot like Laird Hamilton in this striking cover image by Leroy Grannis and Steve Wilkings from 1969. Content includes San Diego contest coverage by Thor Svenson, a Kelly's Cove....... Details
International Surfing Volume 6, No. 1 (1970)
Felipe Pomar extends off the bottom during an October swell at Sunset Beach. Corky Carroll wins the Santa Cruz Pro-Am in some solid Steamer Lane conditions. Charles McReynolds ponders whether surfing is an art form or a....... Details
International Surfing Volume 6, No. 2 (1970)
In 1970, professional surfers struggled with their desire to just surf for surfing's sake versus the need to make money to survive. That internal conflict is evident in the pages of this magazine, with articles like "Plastic....... Details
International Surfing Volume 6, No. 3 (1970)
Get back to nature with this "Environmental Awareness" cover shot from 1970. Content includes a Peru travel feature penned by Mike Purpus. Plus "Hawaii" Pushing for the World Contest" by Fred Hemmings, Oahua and Kauai....... Details
International Surfing Volume 6, No. 5 (1970)
Content includes a Mike Doyle interview, a feature on Kayak surfing (ugh!), Steamer Lane contest coverate, and "Oiling the Economic Wheels," a debate over offshore oil drilling. Finally, a lengthy Australia travel feature and....... Details
International Surfing Volume 6, No. 6 (1971)
Explore South Pacific perfection in Kauai, Tahiti, and Oahu. Rory Russell is the man, switching stance to ride frontside on equally vertical lefts and rights. Plus "Disfiguration by John Crandell, "South Hampton: Yes....... Details
International Surfing Volume 7, No. 1 (1971)
This rarely seen issue features a review of John Severson's "Pacific Vibrations." Also includes "A New Malibu," France and South Africa travel features, and a series of environmental articles dubbed "The Case for....... Details
International Surfing Volume 7, No. 3 (1971)
This magazine dates itself with its debate over one fin versus two (Simon Anderson's tri-fin thruster hadn't come along just yet...) Great North Shore and South Shore color pictorial featuring Ryan Dotson and Gerry Lopez,....... Details
International Surfing Volume 7, No. 4 (1971)
Puerto Rico and Barbados, Palos Verdes, and Palm Beach figure prominently in this collectible mag from '71. Also an article on building your own artificial reef, though the technology has undoubtedly improved since this was....... Details
International Surfing Volume 7, No. 5 (1971)
Remember "Blue Water, White Death?" It's reviewed in this oldie from '71. Producer and Director Peter Gimbel considers the great white shark "the last of the great predators -- the most aggressive and radical eating machine....... Details
International Surfing Volume 7, No. 6 (1971)
Who can forget this Bertleman cover shot...Town Surf at its best! Great South Shore pictorial, Barry Kanaiaupuni interview, and Topanga feature make this one a keeper. Wish the condition was a little better...We rate this....... Details
International Surfing Volume 8, No. 1 (1971)
From Seaside, Oregon to Cape Hatteras to France, this mag has it all. October North Shore pictorial offers a serious dose of power. I'd buy it for the "Sunrise Birth" photo by Craig Peterson on pages 80-81. This one's in....... Details
International Surfing Volume 8, No. 2 (1972)
An extensive cover story on surfboard design discusses state-of-the-art for 1972. Plus a fantastic "Moments" pictorial by masters of surf photography Art Brewer, Steve Wilkings, and Dan Merkel. Also includes "The Last Exit:....... Details
International Surfing Volume 8, No. 3 (1972)
Can you say "over the falls?"...I think you can! Art Brewer records this unfortunate soul's "coming apart at Pipeline." Content inclues "Scenes from Five Summer Stories, compliments of Greg MacGillivray and Jim Freeman:....... Details
International Surfing Volume 8, No. 4 (1972)
This is what it looks like when someone drops in on you or narrowly misses you...either way it's not a pretty sight! Includes "Beauties," a look at the lovely ladies who make the beach that much prettier. Plus a South....... Details
International Surfing Volume 8, No. 6 (1973)
B.K. at the Bay...need we say more? Content includes "To Leash or Not to Leash" by Corky Carroll, "Eye Sight: Choosing Twixt Black and White" by Drew Kampion, and a fantastic color pictorial and centerspread featuring epic....... Details
International Surfing Volume 9, No. 1 (1973)
Jeff Crawford gets the glass axe in La Jolla. Content includes coverage of the World Surfing Championships in San Diego by Drew Kampion. But meanwhile, Newport Beach to the north is looking a lot like Pipeline. Corky....... Details
International Surfing Volume 9, No. 2 (1973)
Content includes coverage of the 1972-73 Hawaiian winter by Drew Kampion titled "A Stranger in Paradise: The Duke, the Duchess, and the Forty Thieves." Barry Kanaiaupuni, Terry Fitzgerald, and Jeff Hakman dominate Sunset,....... Details
International Surfing Volume 9, No. 3 (1973)
Ralph Atlan battles inertia at the Pipeline. Content includes "Kneeriding," with images and words by master lensman Warren Bolster. Mark Skinner and Rex Huffman dominate. A look at asymmetrical shapes by Carl Ekstrom. A....... Details
International Surfing Volume 9, No. 4 (1973)
Photographer Scott Preiss stops time inside a South Traps tube. Content includes "The Hawaiian Islands: A Diatribe" by Drew Kampion, "The Abstract Dimension" (a Scott Preiss portfolio), and "Winter in Miami Beach" by Bruce....... Details
International Surfing Volume 9, No. 6 (1973)
Rory Russell cools off on a hot day at Kaiser's Bowl on the South Shore of Oahu. Drew Kampion pens "Surf Trip: A California Diatribe," with images from the Wedge, Newport Beach, and Oceanside. Includes a fantastic....... Details