Housed in a keepsake box, this luxe set of playing cards features artwork inspired by the 1913 sheet music for California's official state song, "I Love You, California." With top-quality cardstock, charming bear-themed images, and hand-drawn details throughout, this portable 54-card deck will be a win with Golden State fans.
Matt Warshaw knows more about surfing than any other person on the planet, as evidenced by The History of Surfing, Warshaw's definitive take on the sport. Now, he has honed that book into an abridged and excerpted edition for surfers everywhere. Each spread features a micro essay alongside an image capturing a slice of surf history, from Kelly Slater and the invention of the thruster to shark attacks and localism. Packaged in a small and chunky hardcover, A Brief History of Surfing deftly defines surf culture in an entertaining and irresistible volume with wide appeal.