Barry Hayward's Table Tennis Library

An Illustrated Bibliography of Table Tennis Books in the English Language

Category: 1940-1959

Bib No. 76 – THE FUNDAMENTALS OF TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 76 – THE FUNDAMENTALS OF TABLE TENNIS

Author : G V Barna
Comments : From the ‘Play the Game Series’. Published by the Raymond Press for the Sporting Record newspaper

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Bib No. 77 – MODERN TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 77 – MODERN TABLE TENNIS

Author : Jack Carrington
Comments : See Notes on the 1938 original.

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Bib No. 78 – TABLE TENNIS SIMPLIFIED

Bib No. 78 – TABLE TENNIS SIMPLIFIED

Author : E F Christopher
Comments : See Notes on 1948 original.

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Bib No. 79 – TABLE TENNIS TIPS

Bib No. 79 – TABLE TENNIS TIPS

Author : Jack Carrington
Comments : See notes on May 1944 but price now up to 1 shilling and 3d.

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Bib No. 80 – TWENTY ONE UP

Bib No. 80 – TWENTY ONE UP

Author : Richard Bergmann
Comments : Highly rated, interesting and informative study of the Bergmann story with a section on How To Play. In the opinion of many enthusiasts, this is the best of all the TT books ever written. There again, who else could have had a story like this to tell? Ran to a reprint only 5 months after publication.

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Bib No. 81 – TWENTY ONE UP

Bib No. 81 – TWENTY ONE UP

Author : Richard Bergmann
Comments : See notes on previous edition of the same year.

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Bib No. 82 – MODERN TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 82 – MODERN TABLE TENNIS

Author : Jack Carrington
Comments : See notes on 1938 original

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Bib No. 83 – TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 83 – TABLE TENNIS

Author : Eric Hyde
Comments : See Notes 1937 edition.

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Bib No. 84 – TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 84 – TABLE TENNIS

Author : Ivor Montagu
Comments : See Notes 1936 edition.

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Bib No. 85 – KNOW THE GAME – TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 85 – KNOW THE GAME – TABLE TENNIS

Author : Jack Carrington
Comments : The first edition of the long running popular series

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