Barry Hayward's Table Tennis Library

An Illustrated Bibliography of Table Tennis Books in the English Language

Tag: 1986

Bib No. 246 – KNOW THE GAME – TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 246 – KNOW THE GAME – TABLE TENNIS

Author : ETTA
Comments : Despite being called a reprint, there are a few minor changes in the photographs and the contents page.

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Bib No. 247 – THE SKILLS OF THE GAME

Bib No. 247 – THE SKILLS OF THE GAME

Author : Gordon Steggall
Comments : A good basic book but lacking the clarity and depth of the Fairholm/Hammersley books of the period.

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Bib No. 248 – LENTEC TABLE TENNIS MANUAL

Bib No. 248 – LENTEC TABLE TENNIS MANUAL

Author : Malcolm Brown and Lentec
Comments : Published by a TT rubber manufacture as an intended guide to the properties and performances of branded bat rubbers.. Stan Lenton was a Coventry businessman and a TT enthusiast who devoted much time and money to the game. The Lentec rubbers were produced for a few years but quality consistency was a major problem, and eventually production was stopped.

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