Barry Hayward's Table Tennis Library

An Illustrated Bibliography of Table Tennis Books in the English Language

Category: 1960-1979

Bib No. 134 – KNOW THE GAME – TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 134 – KNOW THE GAME – TABLE TENNIS

Author : Jack Carrington
Comments : Another case of several printings of the same edition. The earlier one is priced at 3/6d and shows 196,000 printed. The middle one shows 211,000 but the price has gone up to 4/- ( 4 Shillings or 20P) and the most recent one also at 4/- shows 226,000. These little books sure were popular.

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Bib No. 135 – TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 135 – TABLE TENNIS

Author : M Varner & J Rufford Harrison
Comments : Good advice concisely given.

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Bib No. 136 – TABLE TENNIS TWINS

Bib No. 136 – TABLE TENNIS TWINS

Author : Wyndham Charles
Comments : Schoolchildren’s storybook of the Rowe Twins with cartoon style pictures.

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Bib No. 137 – TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 137 – TABLE TENNIS

Author : Diane Rowe
Comments : See notes 1965 Edition

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Bib No. 138 – STARTING AND OPERATING A TABLE TENNIS CLUB

Author : USTTA
Comments : No other information available.

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Bib No. 355 – TABLE TENNIS ANYONE

Bib No. 355 – TABLE TENNIS ANYONE

Author : Dick Miles
Comments : 10 times US Open Singles winner gives his thoughts on how the game should be played. It includes the idea that ‘The serve is more a means of putting the ball in play than winning points’. Wow, how times have changed.

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Bib No. 139 – THE OGIMURA SEMINAR OF TABLE TENNIS

Author : Dell Swearis
Comments : No other information available.

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Bib No. 140 – SPOTLIGHT ON TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 140 – SPOTLIGHT ON TABLE TENNIS

Author : ETTA
Comments : An ETTA promotional booklet.

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Bib No. 141 – THE GAME OF TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 141 – THE GAME OF TABLE TENNIS

Author : Dick Miles
Comments : Sound and interesting text. Except for the DJ notes, the Hard Back is identical to the soft Cover editions. I have 3 copies and all say 1968, but I find it difficult to believe that all 6 (at least) printings were published in the same year.

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Bib No. 142 – THE GAME OF TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 142 – THE GAME OF TABLE TENNIS

Author : Dick Miles
Comments : Soft Cover version of No. 141

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