Barry Hayward's Table Tennis Library

An Illustrated Bibliography of Table Tennis Books in the English Language

Tag: 1939

Bib No. 54 – TABLE TENNIS COMES OF AGE

Bib No. 54 – TABLE TENNIS COMES OF AGE

Author : Sol Schiff
Comments : An excellent book, much of which is still relevant today. Schiff was a great player and a good author, but I always feel a little sorry that he will be remembered more for being ‘the king of finger spin’ rather than as one of the best players to have ever played the game.

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Bib No. 55 – MODERN TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 55 – MODERN TABLE TENNIS

Author : Jack Carrington
Comments : This is the 1st US Edition of the original 1938 UK edition. My copy has a tan coloured hard cover with no DJ. Except for thefly leaf as shown, I can see no differences to the UK edition – even printed in UK.

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Bib No. 56 – TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 56 – TABLE TENNIS

Author : Coleman Clark
Comments : See notes on the Bibliography No 52

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Bib No. 353 – HOW TO PLAY TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 353 – HOW TO PLAY TABLE TENNIS

Author : Coleman Clark
Comments : Former US Champion Clark, gives his latest offering. I thought that this was one of the gifts with a boxed set, but seeing a 25c price tab on the cover, makes me have second thoughts.

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