Barry Hayward's Table Tennis Library

An Illustrated Bibliography of Table Tennis Books in the English Language

Tag: 1923

Bib No. 24 – THE SCIENCE AND ART OF TABLE LAWN TENNIS

Bib No. 24 – THE SCIENCE AND ART OF TABLE LAWN TENNIS

Author : F W Last
Comments : A rival game being played on a table with Lawn Tennis court marking and played to Lawn Tennis rules (including volleying) . Despite the Author’s name it did not last.

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Bib No. 332 – THE LAWS OF TABLE TENNIS TOGETHER WITH THE ART OF PLAYING THE GAME

Bib No. 332 – THE LAWS OF TABLE TENNIS TOGETHER WITH THE ART OF PLAYING THE GAME

Author : The Table Tennis Association
Comments : A recently discovered item giving Rules and a short section on playing the game. The front cover shows the laws are for the period 1922-33. The inside cover shows 1922-23, and the laws themselves show 1222-1223 ??? I think the middle one is the most likely. It is in the ‘Cricket Press Series’ and although the author of this one is not shown, I feel that the similarity of title between this item and the immediately previous item by F W Last, lead me to think that the two authors are one and the same, (especially as an advertisement for David HE King, the publisher of the previous item, features prominently in these pages).

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