Hardcover. Santa Barbara CA, T. Adler Books, 1st, 2009, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 128 pages, Like new in publishers shrink-wrap. 127 b&w and 100 duotone illustrations. Designed by Tom Adler. Ron Church"s images of surfing's first organized contests-at once mundane and heroic-caught the sport in a time of change.