Barry Hayward's Table Tennis Library

An Illustrated Bibliography of Table Tennis Books in the English Language

Category: 1960-1979

Bib No. 114 – MODERN TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 114 – MODERN TABLE TENNIS

Author : Jack Carrington
Comments : The 4th and last edition of this book first published some 24 years earlier. The text suffered only marginally since the first edition, but the models and photos are updated. This edition carries a new DJ design, with a photo of England No 1 Ian Harrison.

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Bib No. 115 – TABLE TENNIS TIPS

Author : Geo. Keohnke
Comments : No other information.

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Bib No. 116 – TABLE TENNIS COMPLETE

Bib No. 116 – TABLE TENNIS COMPLETE

Author : Johnny Leach
Comments : Plenty of pages, but largely because of a multitude of statuesque posed photographs. Also published in the USA in same year.

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Bib No. 117 – TABLE TENNIS COMPLETE

Bib No. 117 – TABLE TENNIS COMPLETE

Author : Johnny Leach
Comments : See notes on UK Edition as above.

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Bib No. 118 – TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 118 – TABLE TENNIS

Author : Eric Hyde
Comments : Another change of cover and new photographs for this revision of 1937 original.

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Bib No. 119 – INSTRUCTIONS IN TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 119 – INSTRUCTIONS IN TABLE TENNIS

Author : Harry Venner
Comments : Good advice for the day. Shortage of photographs and only weak line drawings.

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Bib No. 120 – THE 26TH WORLDS SOUVENIR PICTORIAL

Bib No. 120 – THE 26TH WORLDS SOUVENIR PICTORIAL

Author : Chinese TTA
Comments : Superb pictorial record of 1961 World Championships with full Championship records. I had just started to play. What fantastic players to try and emulate, – I failed!

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Bib No. 121 – TABLE TENNIS TODAY

Bib No. 121 – TABLE TENNIS TODAY

Author : Victor Barna
Comments : Instructional Manual with interesting section on the great players.

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Bib No. 122 – TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 122 – TABLE TENNIS

Author : Si Wasserman
Comments : Basic illustrated guide, poor techniques and poor photographs.

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Bib No. 123 – HOW TO PLAY WITH AND AGAINST SPONGE

Bib No. 123 – HOW TO PLAY WITH AND AGAINST SPONGE

Author : Ian Harrison
Comments : Published by Spalding as part of the promotion drive for the new Ian Harrison bat.

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