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Don James Pre-War Surfing Photographs  

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Portfolio 1: Pre-War Surfing Photographs

James, Don


T. Adler Books



Contains four different 6.8” x 4.6” archival prints reproduced from the original negatives found in Don James' studio shortly after his death in 1996. The photographs are printed with soy-based UV inks on 100% cotton rag, acid-free paper. Each print is mounted on an acid-free four-ply board with a numbered certificate of authenticity, and enclosed in a glassine sleeve. Number 60 from an edition limited to 500. 

James' portfolios chronicle the lazy, golden days of the emerging surf culture on Southern California's coast in the spring and summer of 1936, and form an elegant collection that complements interests in surfing, history, or fine photography. 

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