Barry Hayward's Table Tennis Library

An Illustrated Bibliography of Table Tennis Books in the English Language

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Bib No. 33 – MODERN PING PONG AND HOW TO PLAY IT

Bib No. 33 – MODERN PING PONG AND HOW TO PLAY IT

Author : Coleman Clark
Comments : Mr Clark’s first book, full of homilies, and anecdotes by the former US Champion interesting and informative. This book was included with boxed Ping Pong sets of Parker Brothers origin and as such it shows the same crossed bats emblem as most of the Schaad books also given with boxed sets.

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Bib No. 34 – MODERN PING PONG AND HOW TO PLAY IT

Bib No. 34 – MODERN PING PONG AND HOW TO PLAY IT

Author : Coleman Clark
Comments : Hard Cover version of Cat No. 33 but with an attractive Dust Jacket.

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Bib No. 45 – HOW TO PLAY TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 45 – HOW TO PLAY TABLE TENNIS

Author : Coleman Clark
Comments : Introductory booklet produced for the USTTA.

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Bib No. 51 – HOW TO PLAY TABLE TENNIS

Author : Coleman Clark
Comments : Reprint of 1935 booklet.

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Bib No. 52 – TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 52 – TABLE TENNIS

Author : Coleman Clark
Comments : Clark’s 3rd Book made him the most well known coach in the USA, but technically the books were not up to the high levels of Jack Carrington’s ‘Modern Table Tennis ‘ of the same year.

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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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Bib No. 57 – HOW TO PLAY TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 57 – HOW TO PLAY TABLE TENNIS

Author : Coleman Clark
Comments : Latest of the Line. Each issue is a little sturdier, still 25c.

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Bib No. 62 – TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 62 – TABLE TENNIS

Author : Coleman Clark
Comments : The only major changes to this edition and the 2 earlier ones, concern rule changes with the introduction of the ‘expedite rule’ and the banning of finger spin service.

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Bib No. 72 – TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 72 – TABLE TENNIS

Author : Coleman Clark
Comments : The 1932 US Champion gives further thoughts in this well illustrated little book.

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