Barry Hayward's Table Tennis Library

An Illustrated Bibliography of Table Tennis Books in the English Language

Category: 1900-1939

Bib No. 37 – TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 37 – TABLE TENNIS

Author : Arthur Waite
Comments : See notes on the first edition above.

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Bib No. 38 – TABLE TENNIS

Author : Arthur Waite
Comments : As listed in a fellow collector’s library. See notes on the first edition above.

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Bib No. 39 – TABLE TENNIS

Author : Arthur Waite
Comments : As listed in a fellow collector’s library. See notes on the first edition above.

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Bib No. 40 – LAWN TENNIS AND TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 40 – LAWN TENNIS AND TABLE TENNIS

Author : Vantage
Comments : Only the last 31 pages devoted to Table Tennis, most of them are ill-informed and badly written, even for this date.

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Bib No. 41 – LAWN TENNIS AND TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 41 – LAWN TENNIS AND TABLE TENNIS

Author : Vantage
Comments : Hard Cover version of the previous entry. Only the Cover and cover illustration change.

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Bib No. 42 – TABLE BADMINTON

Author : E E Natali
Comments : Foreward by top cricketer Jack Hobbs. Apart from the table the game has only tenuous connections with TT. For a period of about a year a section of Table Tennis World was devoted to Table Badminton. The game declined and disappeared shortly afterwards.

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Bib No. 43 – STUDY OF TABLE TENNIS LIGHTING

Author : Illuminating Engineering Society of the USA
Comments : As listed in Ian Crickmer’s bibliography of 1969. No other information.

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Bib No. 44 – TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 44 – TABLE TENNIS

Author : M A Symons
Comments : A lengthy dissertation on the game by one of the foremost coaches of the day. The author wrote regularly for Table Tennis Activity in the ’30s . Severe shortage of illustrations. In fact I am too polite – there aren’t any illustrations.

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Bib No. 45 – HOW TO PLAY TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 45 – HOW TO PLAY TABLE TENNIS

Author : Coleman Clark
Comments : Introductory booklet produced for the USTTA.

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Bib No. 46 – TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 46 – TABLE TENNIS

Author : G V Barna
Comments : General hints for the beginner and advanced player, with a foreward by Corti Woodcock. The first book by the Master. Unfortunately books by Barna were disappointing – and short.

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