Billiard Books Collection Overview

Books - Update April 1, 2017.
 
Country of Edition Language Title Author Editor Year Edition Version* N° of pages Description
1 Argentina Spanish Tratado de Billar.Teorico, Practico, Completo, Exacto y Sencillo D. Domingo Murtra Buenos Aires, Imp. Tragant - Belgrano 1912 1st, n°505 O 231 Book on carom billiards, chapter on artistic billiards, introduction about history and the players with photo's of that era. He also shortly describes the "la série américaine".  Signed "16 VIII 1948 -signature".  The signature looks like the one of  Leopoldo Carrera, triple WC.
2 Argentina Spanish El Billar Santiago Quintera Huescar (Arg) Editorial Molino, Buenos Aires 1945 1st O 118 Basics on French billiards
3 Argentina Spanish Buenos Aires Recoplicacion fotgrafico de Hans Mann Ediciones Peusser, Buenos Aires 1946   O 182 A beautiful book with black & white photo"s of Buenos Aires.  This book was a gift from a or the director of  Gevaert Argentina to worldchampion Clement Van Hassel when he came over to Buenos Aires to play the 1951 WC-ship."Aan Mr. Cl. Van Hassel.  Als blijvende herinnering en blijk van bewondering vanwege "Gevaert Argentina" uwer pracht-prestaties in het "Biljart-Wereldkampioenschap" in Buenos AIres. October 1951. A Ritsmans.".  The book also contained a separate signed photo from I. Ribas with a stamp of Los 36 Billares.
4 Argentina Spanish Hernandarias, El Hijo de la Tierra Raul A. Molina Editorial Lancestremere, Buenos Aires.  1948 Edicion del Autor. 11/1120 O 523 Biography about Hernandarias.  Hernando Arias de Saavedra (September 10, 1561 – 1634) was a soldier and politician of criollo ancestry. He was the first person born in the Americas to become a governor of a European colony in the New World,serving three terms as governor of Rio de la Plata province (containing Buenos Aires).  The books holds a personal dedication and a letter from the author, Raul A. Molina.
5 Argentina Spanish Coleccion Cosmopolita 226 El Ayudante Practico - Billar Reglas De Juego 1 Federaciòn Argentina de Aficionados al Billar Cosmopolita, Buenos Aires 1955   O 76  
6 Argentina Spanish Coleccion Cosmopolita 227 El Ayudante Practico - Billar Reglas De Juego 2 Federaciòn Argentina de Aficionados al Billar Cosmopolita, Buenos Aires 1955   O 58  
7 Argentina Spanish Estatutos y Reglamentos Federaciòn Argentina de Aficionados al Billar Cosmopolita, Marchino, Buenos Aires 1955   O 75 Detailed book on the charter and rules of the Argentina billiards league.
8 Argentina Spanish Estatutos y Reglamentos Federaciòn Argentina de Aficionados al Billar Cosmopolita, Marchino, Buenos Aires 1955   O 75 Detailed book on the charter and rules of the Argentina billiards league.
9 Argentina Spanish Estatutos y Reglamentos Federaciòn Argentina de Aficionados al Billar Cosmopolita, Marchino, Buenos Aires 1955   O 75 Very detailed book with diagrams on the rules of mainly pocketless billiards but also on snooker and "casin".
10 Argentina Spanish Billar, Reglas de Arbitraje y Organizaciòn   Editorial Cosmopolita, Buenos Aires 1955   O 81 Books on the rules of French billiards "con autorizaciònde la FEDERACION ARGENTINA DE AFFICIONADOS AL BILLAR".
11 Argentina Spanish Billar. Teoria de los Diamantes. Revelacion de su Matematica Practica Antonino Cilione (Arg.) Editorial Albatros, Buenos Aires 1958   O 189 Very detailed and unique early work on the calculation of the running lines of the cue ball, making use of the diamonds on the billiard table.  
12 Argentina Spanish El Taco de Ebano Jorge Riestra (Arg) los libros del mirasol 1962   O 145 4 short stories, of which one El Taco de Ebano.
13 Argentina Spanish El Primitivo Buenos Aires Hector Adolfo Cordero Editorial Plus Ultra, Buenos Aires 1978   O 317 Book about the early history of Buenos Aires treating aspects like politics, commerce, religion, government but also some paragraphs on games and billiards.
14 Argentina Spanish Billar Carambola Libre Experiencias y Consejos Ricardo E. Claret E. G. A. Empresa Grafica Argentina, Buenos Aires 1979 1st O 123  
15 Argentina Spanish Libro de oro del deporte argentino Rodolfo Alvarez Carou (chapter about billiards) Konex, Buenos Aires 1980   O 290 P. 132 -137 about famous billiard players in the history of Argentina, edited by the Konex Foundation.  This foundation also awards merits to the best sports(wo)men.  In 1980 and 1990 billiard player Osvaldo Berardi received a merit.
16 Argentina Spanish La Razon 75 Aniversario.  La Razon 1905 - 1980 Histora Viva.   La Razon, Buenos Aires 1980   O 415 Historical international overview 1905 - 1980 by the La Razon newspaper.  1 page about the history of billiards in Argentina with a photo of Berardi and Carrera.
17 Argentina Spanish Billar teoria de los diamantes Antonino Cilione (Arg.) Editorial Albatros, Buenos Aires 1982   O 187 Reprint of the original of 1958.
18 Argentina Spanish Historia de la Argentina.  El Auge del Deporte 1949 -1955. Félix Luna Hyspamerica Ediciones de Argentina & Editorial Sarmiento 1992   O 47 Sports during the Peron era.  Mentions billiards, Carrera and Navarra.  Picture of Carrera.
19 Argentina Spanish El Taco de Ebano Jorge Riestra (Arg) Homo Sapiens Ediciones, Rosario 1997   O 146 4 short stories, of which one El Taco de Ebano.
20 Argentina Spanish Hernando Arias De Saavedra Coleccion dirigada por Félix Luna Editorial Planeta, Buenos Aires 1999   O 156 Biography about Hernandarias.  Hernando Arias de Saavedra (September 10, 1561 – 1634) was a soldier and politician of criollo ancestry. He was the first person born in the Americas to become a governor of a European colony in the New World,serving three terms as governor of Rio de la Plata province (containing Buenos Aires).  Chapter about games and billiards/
21 Argentina Spanish Buenos Aires, Centro Historico   Clarin 2001 1st O 143 Tourist guide for Buenos Aires.  Mentions the bar "Los 36 Billares" founded in 1894 with photo.
22 Argentina Spanish Historias de Buenos Aires. Aportes del IX Congreso de Historia de la Ciudad. Coordinado por Arnaldo Ignacio Adolfo Miranda.  Silvia Nora Martinez (author of the chapter about billiards) Junta Central de Estudios Historicos de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires 2009 1st O 443 This book treats manu aspects of the history of Buenos Aires.  A complete chapter p. 267 -282 have been dedicated to the history of billiards in Argentina and Buenos Aires : "De Versalles a Santa Maria de Buen Ayre 345 Anos de Billar en la Argentina".
23 Argentina Spanish El hombre del clavel blanco. Biografia del Pentacampion Mundial de Billar Pedro Leopoldo Carrera (1914-1963) Luis Alberto Venosa Edited by Author, Ituzaingo 2014 1st (100 copies) O 132 Signed by the author. "For my friend Filip Steurs 8/8/2014 "signature"".The biography of Pedro Leopoldo Carrera (1914-1963). Carrera was the best carom billiards player in Argentinean history and the best of his era. His career was largely inluenced by the Peron regime (1946-1955). This book holds many unedited photo's and anecdotes.
24 Argentina Spanish El hombre del clavel blanco. Biografia del cinco veces Campeon Mundial de Billar, Pedro Leopoldo Carrera (1914 - 1963) Luis Alberto Venosa Edited by Author, Ituzaingo 2015   O 150 "A mi querido amigo Filip Steurs. Gracias a su … este libro fue possible. Luis 2-6-15." Second edition of Luis'book about Carrera, adding a lot of new photo's. A beatiful book about one of the most remarkable figures in the sport's history.
25 Argentina Spanish Tallado en marfil. Biografia del Campeon Mundial de Billar, Osvaldo Carlos Berardi. Luis Alberto Venosa Edited by Author 2015   O 229 Biography about Osvaldo Berardi, one of the best Argentinian carom billiard players in its history. Signed : "To my great belgian friend Filip, who inspired my works. Signature". 
26 Argentina Spanish Café, Bar, Billares Daniel Divinsky, Norberto Folino, Ricardo Horvath Ediciones Instituto Movilizador de Fondos Cooperativos C.L., Buenos Aires     O 125  
27 Argentina Spanish Guia del Aficianado. Billar de acuerdo a la regelmentacion internacional.   Editorial India, Buenos Aires     O 44 Rules of all carom game styles, also casin, snooker and carolina. Also a chapter on the diamond 3-cushion system.
28 Australia English Walter Lindrum, Billiards Phenomenon Andrew Rickets Brian Clouston, Canberra 1982   O 192 Biography on Walter Lindrum, one of the greatest billiard players ever.
29 Australia English Advanced Billiards Murt O'Donoghue Donald Richter, South Yarra 1986   O 81 Signed "All the best Robby Foldvari World Professional Billiards Champion" (1986). O'Donoghue was one of the billiard legends that combined excellent results in either billiards and snooker.  One of the select club of players (the first one?) having made a 1000 break in billiards and 147 in snooker.  Book gives a clear view on top of the table billiards and how to get there.  About 165 diagrams.
30 Austria German Die Kunst die Welt mitzunehmen in de verschiedenen Arten der Spiele, besonderes in der Kaiserl. Königl. Residenz Stadt Wien üblich sind. Nebst einem Anhang, von dem neuen Spiel Lotto di Genoua.   Wien und Nürnberg, bey Georg Bauer, Buchändler 1756   E 406 Google scan, Harvard College Library. Explains the games played at the time in Vienna. Pages 124-138 about the game of billiards. Other games : Ballspiel, Brettspiel, Damm Spiel, Schach, L'Hombre, Mouche-Spiel, Papillon, Piquet, Reversis, Tarot, Whist 
31 Austria German Gründlicher Unterricht und Regeln des Billard-Spieles.  Herausgegeben hür Jedermann, der einen richtige Kenntniss dieses edlen Spieles verlanget Anton Baumann Wien, auf Kosten des Verfassers. 1795   E 90 One of the first books entirely dedicated to the game of billiards.  Explains the rules of the different kind of billiard games, also contains a vocabularium. It als contains a list of French terms, like numbers, and how to pronounce them in German.
32 Austria German Billard von A bis Z A.F. Naerr Verlag Adalbert Pechan, Wien 1957 1st O 96 Perlen-Reihe - Praktisches u. Wissenswertes für Jeder. Band 616. Little book about carom billiards with 41 diagrams.
33 Austria German Billard Eine Groteske für zwei Personen Helmut Eisendle (G) Verlag Droschl Graz 1984 1st (Auflage 500 Exemplare) O 41 Theaterplay with 2 actors Otto & Friedrich in a spiraling discussion around the billiard table.
34 Austria German Billard. Das Buch Zum Spiel. Heinrich Weingartner (Austrian) Edited by Author 1989   O 371 Detailed book on the game of French billiards.  Lots of large photo's and figures showing e.g. good stance and how to place the hands.
35 Austria German Mozart - Glück Spiel und Leidenschaft Günther G. Bauer Verlag K.H. Bock, Bad Honnef 2003   O 400 Signed "Hw. Herrn Stadtpfarrer Walter Oberascher herzlich gewidmet! Günther Bauer Salzburg-Aigen 21, XII, 2003".  Book about Mozart's fascination with games. Pages 141 - 192 about billiards.
36 Austria German Enzyklopädie des Billardsports. Die Welt-, Europa, Deutschen und Österreichischen Meisterschaften im Carambolbillard von 1903 bis 2008. Band 1, Band 2 & Band 3 Dieter Haase (G), Heinrich Weingartner (Austrian) Verlag Heinrich Weingartner, Wien 2009   O 1853 This encyclopedia consists of 3 books listing in detail, with lots of photo's and figures, all World, European, German and Austrian championships in all styles of carom billards.  It also handles youth and women championships.  Signed by Dieter Haase and Heinrich Weingartner.
37 Austria German 1931 - 2011 80 Jahre Billard Sportverband Österreich Johann Ringel, Peter Stöger, Heinrich Weingartner Billard Sportverband Österreich 2011   O 96 Book about the history of billiards in Austria at the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Austrian billiard league.
38 Austria German Zur Theorie des Billardspieles Nikko Ottowitz Nikko Ottowitz, Klagenfurt/Celovec 2011   O 103 Book about the physics/mathematic aspects of the game of billiards.
39 Austria German Billard.  Carambol, Pool, Snooker, Kegelbillard. Heinrich Weingartner (Austrian) Verlag Perlen Reihe, Wien - München, Zürich   8. vollständig erneuerte Auflage O 95 Simple explanations about the games mentioned in the title.
40 Belgium French Le Billard A. Dachelet (B)   1888   O 61 Basics with 36 figures, mixed with some publicity 
41 Belgium Dutch VADE-MECUM van den Biljarter   B.F.P.A. Afdeeling Antwerpen 1925   O 24 Rules of the "Bilart-Federatie der Provintie Antwerpen", a federation of Antwerp billiard clubs
42 Belgium French Le Système des Repères au Billard Georges Troffaes (B) S.A. Billards Van de Kerckhove, Brussels 1935 N° 933 out of 2000 O 26 Book on calculating "bricoles" using the diamond system.
43 Belgium Dutch Sportalmanak van  "Het Laatste Nieuws" 1939   Het Laatste Nieuws, Boschvoorde 1939   O 160 This book summarizes all Belgian sporting events and results of 1938.  The focus is mainly on cycling and soccer. 2 pages about carom billiards. "Voor de Biljartliefhebbers".
44 Belgium Dutch Sportalmanak van  "Het Laatste Nieuws" 1940   Het Laatste Nieuws, Boschvoorde 1940   O 160 This book summarizes all Belgian sporting events and results of 1939.  The focus is mainly on cycling and soccer. 1 page about carom billiards. "Voor de Biljartliefhebbers".
45 Belgium Dutch Bij Groote Sportmenschen Frank Uitgeverij N.V. Weekblad "De Stad Antwerpen", Antwerpen 1941   O 82 Contains articles about at that time famous sporters from the Antwerp region, Belgium.  Also an 8 page article on Rene Gabriels, with photo.
46 Belgium Dutch Het Biljartspel Edouard J. Horemans (B) Uitgeversmij A. Manteau N.V., Brussel                     Nijgh & van Ditmar N.V., Rotterdam 1942   O 116 Edouard Horemans was a Belgian professional player traveling all over Europe and the America's and 2 x Worldchampion of the Professional Players in 1925/6 and 1928/9.  The book has 127 drawings and 14 photo's.  The book treats libre, balkline and 3-cushion carom explaining the basics of the diamond system.
47 Belgium Dutch Het Biljartspel Edouard J. Horemans (B) Uitgeversmij A. Manteau N.V., Brussel                     Nijgh & van Ditmar N.V., Rotterdam 1942   O 116 Edouard Horemans was a Belgian professional player traveling all over Europe and the America's and 2 x Worldchampion of the Professional Players in 1925/6 and 1928/9.  The book has 127 drawings and 14 photo's.  The book treats libre, balkline and 3-cushion carom explaining the basics of the diamond system.
48 Belgium Dutch Het Biljartspel   Edouard J. Horemans (B) Uitgeversmij A. Manteau N.V., Brussel                     Nijgh & Van Ditmar N.V., Rotterdam 1942   O 116 Edouard Horemans was a Belgian professional player traveling all over Europe and the America's and 2 x Worldchampion of the Professional Players in 1925/6 and 1928/9.  The book has 127 drawings and 14 photo's.  The book treats libre, balkline and 3-cushion carom explaining the basics of the diamond system.
49 Belgium Dutch Le Billard Edouard Horemans (B) Les Editions Lumière, Brussels 1944   O 110 Edition in French. A logic step as Horemans lived in Brussels at that moment. Edouard Horemans was a Belgian professional player traveling all over Europe and the America's and 2 x Worldchampion of the Professional Players in 1925/6 and 1928/9.  The book has 127 drawings and 14 photo's.  The book treats libre, balkline and 3-cushion carom explaining the basics of the diamond system.
50 Belgium Dutch Puntentabel voor  Biljartwedstrijden Richard Wyckmans (B) Drukkerij Van Campenhout, Merksem 1955   O 80 Mix of publicity and tabels enabling players to calculate points when playing libre competition in function of handicap and number of turns.  Local edition in Antwerp region.
51 Belgium French Jeux d'Interieur Educatifs, Alusants et de Société pour Enfants et Adultes Jean Minet Maison d'édition A. De Boeck, Brussels 1956   O 260 Description of 333 games. Pp. 202 - 208 about different billiard games in the broadest sense.
52 Belgium French Les 100 coups de série Marcel Van Leemput (B) Edited by author. Imprimerie G. & F. Buys, Brussels. 1956   O 76 Marcel Van Leemput (1906 - 1981) was a top professional Belgian player who played in the U.S.A. with Edouard Horemans and in France with Conti. In this book he explains in detail stance and stroke with the help of photo's, followed by 100 diagrams for the games of straight rail and balkline.
53 Belgium Dutch Het biljartspel in praktijk en theorie René Gabriëls en Ir. C. van Haaren (B) N.V. Uitgeverij P. Vink, Antwerpen - Tilburg 1956 1st limited O Part I 207 p.   Part  II 222 p.      Part III 214 p.   Atlas 60 p.  Hard cover with guild lettering.  Unique copy consisting of 4 separate books.  Number 30 out of 100 printed on "luxe-couché-papier".  Signed by author René Gabriëls  on 10/7/1957 dedicated to Mr. Jan Peeters president of the Province Antwerp of the Royal Belgian Billiard League (K.B.B.B).  This is one of the most complete and detailed works ever written on French Billiards with focus on Libre and Balkline. Part III describes in detail the physics of billiards and the influence it has on the game.  Contains 100's of detailed drawings and photo's.
54 Belgium Dutch Het biljartspel in praktijk en theorie René Gabriëls en Ir. C. van Haaren (B) N.V. Uitgeverij P. Vink, Antwerpen - Tilburg 1956 1st limited O Part I 207 p.   Part  II 222 p.     Part III 214 p.    Atlas 60 p.  Hard cover with guild lettering. Unique copy consisting of 4 separate books.  Number 97 out of 100 printed on "luxe-couché-papier".  Signed by author René Gabriëls  dedicated to Mr. Clement Van Hassel, another 2x Worldchampion.  Both Gabriëls and Van Hassel lived in Antwerp.  This is one of the most complete and detailed works ever written on French Billiards with focus on Libre and Balkline. Part III describes in detail the physics of billiards and the influence it has on the game.  Contains 100's of drawings and photo's.
55 Belgium French le livre du Billard René Gabriëls en Ir. C. van Haaren (B) Les Editions du Jour, Brussels                                 Gallus-Diffusion, Paris 1960   O 330 This book is an adaptation and translation in French by Léon Paul of "Het Bilartspel in Praktijk en Theorie".  It has 3 unfoldable pages with detailed drawings on the "Série Américiane".
56 Belgium Dutch/ French Spel en Arbitrage Reglementen   Koninklijke Belgische Biljartbond Liefhebbers 1960   O 40 Belgian rules and referee booklet for French billiards
57 Belgium French Système Lapperre Lapperre (B) Edited by Author 1962   F 53 This is a second facsimile of the handwritten book by Lapperre.  This book is about 3-cushion systems.  It contains less pages but also contains some different figures.  On this facsimile the name of Lapperre has not been mentioned.
58 Belgium French Système Lapperre Lapperre (B) Edited by Author 1962   F 83 This is a facsimile of the handwritten book by Lapperre.  This book is about 3-cushion systems.  I believe this book never has been printed.  The first page mentions : "Traité du Professeur Lapperre. Edité et déposé le 2 août 1962. "Signature" . Rue Vifquin 30 Bruxelles III.  Reproduction interdite.  The story goes that when Raymond Ceulemans' 3-cushion book came on the market, Lapperre threatened with a lawsuit.
59 Belgium Dutch ABC van het Biljartspel Valere Verstraete (B) D.A.P. Reinaert Profjes - Brussel 1964   O 79 Main focus on Libre, some brief introduction on history and material.
60 Belgium French Le Billard Ed. J. Horemans Edited by Author, Brussels 1965   O 99 Basics about carom billiards, straight rail and balkline. Contains 128 diagrams and 13 photo's of the 'older' Horemans in order to illustrate stance and stroke. Horemans was born in 1889 in Borgerhout, Belgium. He became a professional WC in the U.S. in the season 1925-1926 and 1928-1929.
61 Belgium Dutch Le Billard Edouard J. Horemans (B) Edited by Author. Imp. Fr. Godfirnon, Bruxelles 1965   O 99 Printed signature of Horemans. This is grosso modo the French translation of the edition in Dutch from 1942.  One important difference : the 13 photo's show Horemans at the age of about 75 years old.
62 Belgium French (Dutch, German, Italian, English) Le Billard vu par Boris Antoine Boris Edited by Author, Brussels 1967   O 108 Auto-edited.  A strange, funny mix of news paper articles, photo's-, letters, publicity and 85 carom billiard diagrams explaining Boris' billiard adventures and the game itself.
63 Belgium Dutch/ French Sportreglementen Règlements Sportifs   KBBL / FRBBA 1967   O 56 Rules of the Belgian amateurs billiard ligue
64 Belgium Dutch/ French Arbitrage- en Spel- Reglementen. Règles d'Arbitrage et de Jeu   KBBL / FRBBA 1971   O 48 Play- and refereeing rules of the Belgian amateurs billiard ligue
65 Belgium Dutch/ French Arbitrage- en Spel- Reglementen. Règles d'Arbitrage et de Jeu.   KBBL / FRBBA 1971   O 48 Play- and refereeing rules of the Belgian amateurs billiard ligue
66 Belgium Dutch Biljart Jacques Babut du Marès, Ludo Dielis, Leo Corin (B) Standaard Uitgeverij Antwerpen, Amsterdam 1979 2nd O 223 Complete book covering all aspects of French Billiards : Libre, Balkline, 3-cushion, 1-cushion, phantasy.  Also explaining how these disciplines came about.  Ludo Dielis holds 9 Worldchampionship titles and will organise the 2013 Worldchampionshop 3-cushion carom in Antwerp, Leo Corin was several times Worldchampion in Phantasy (billard artistique).
67 Belgium Dutch/   French/    English/  German/   Spanish/   Japanese Mister 100 Raymond Ceulemans (B) Uitgeverij Fr. Van Belle, Brussel 1979   O 471 Masterpiece on 3-cushion systems by the master himself.  This book still stands tall.  Reprints are available again.  Signed to Clement Van Hassel, also worldchampion and his wife : "Aan mijn allergrootste Vrienden Clement en Polleke die ons steeds en overal bijstaan mijn grote dank en waardering zal steeds blijven bestaan,vanwege Raymond en Angeleke - signature - 24/11/1979".
68 Belgium Dutch/ French/ English/ German/ Spanish/ Chinese Mister 100 Raymond Ceulemans (B) Fr. Van Belle, Brussels 1979   O 471  
69 Belgium French Un Siècle de Sport à Bruxelles Walter Schwilden Arts & Voyages - Gamma, Brussels 1979   O 252 The history of sports in Brussels explained in 23 chapters about different sports happenings from 1893 until 1979.  One chapter is about the European Championship balkline 71/2 in 1959 where Brussels prodigee Emile Wafflard played the leading role.
70 Belgium Dutch/   French/    English/  German/   Spanish/   Japanese Mister 100 Raymond Ceulemans (B) Uitgeverij Fr. Van Belle, Brussel 1980   O 471 Masterpiece on 3-cushion systems by the master himself.  This book still stands tall.  Reprints are available again.  
71 Belgium Dutch Biljarten en Arbitrage G. Rottie (B) Uitgeverij Fr. Van Belle pvba, Brussels 1981   O 168 Book about how to  referee a billiard game
72 Belgium Dutch Het groene rijk van Raymond Ceulemans Ben de Graaf (D) Uitgeverij Helios n.v. & Sportmagazine, Kapellen 1982   O 112 Book about Raymond Ceulemans billiard career. Lots of photos and interesting comment on other players and match playing conditions
73 Belgium Dutch Hisoriek Royal Cercle Garnier 1883 -1983 Dejonckheere Paul Edited by Author. 1983 1st O 18 + 22 "Essay" about the 100-year history (1883 -1983) of probably the oldest Belgian billiard club Royal Cercle Garnier based in the city of Leuven. The history is described in 18 pages and contains additionally 10 appendices.
74 Belgium French rappel de la 2 F. Plugers Edited by author 1983   O 115 115 straight rail diagrams on how to get excellent position on the second stroke.
75 Belgium French Le Guide Marabout du Billard Philippe Malsert (F) Nouvelles Editions Marabout, Verviers 1983   O 192 General overview on the billiard game. Figures on how to play.
76 Belgium Dutch Berekend Biljarten Jean Verworst (B) Edited by Author 1987   O 241 Jean Verworst gives his interpretation of the diamond system and added new 3-cushion systems. A must have for those who like system play. Reprints are available again.
77 Belgium Dutch Berekend Biljarten Jean Verworst (B) Edited by Author 1987   O 241 Jean Verworst gives his interpretation of the diamond system and added new 3-cushion systems. A must have for those who like system play. Reprints are available again.
78 Belgium Dutch Berekend Biljarten Jean Verworst (B) Edited by Author 1987   O 241 Jean Verworst gives his interpretation of the diamond system and added new 3-cushion systems. A must have for those who like system play. Reprints are available again.
79 Belgium Dutch 5 Biljartspelen E. Moons - Destaebele (B) Uitgeverij Reflex, Deurne 1988   O 62 Rules and information about Carom, English Billiards, Pool, Snooker and Bumper Pool (Golfbiljart).
80 Belgium Dutch Internationaal Biljartjaarboek 1989 Rob van der Steen (D) Edited by Author, Antwerpen 1989 1st O 320 International overview of the carom billiard season 1988-1989.
81 Belgium French Snooker Rudy Bauwens (B) Sport in Belgium Sprl, Brussels 1989   O 288 Book about snooker. About the history, technique, material, rules, biographies of famous players of the game. Contains many diagrams (color) and photo's (b&w).
82 Belgium Dutch Snooker Rudy Bauwens (B) N.V. De Vlijt, Antwerpen 1989   O 292 Detailed book on Snooker containing photo's and coloured figures.
83 Belgium Dutch Internationaal Biljartjaarboek 1993 Rob van der Steen (D) Drukkerij NV De Winne-Fabrisac, Dendermonde 1994   O 592 Overview of Belgian and worldwide French Billiards competition.  Part of Biljart International the billiards magazine edited by Rob van der Steen.
84 Belgium French Billard, Billiards, Billar, Biljart, Biliardo Biblio Guy Huybrechts (B) Edited by Author, Brussels 1996 1st O 152 Listing of Guy Huybrechts' billiard books collection also containing a vocabulary in 6 languages
85 Belgium Dutch Biljart speel je tussen de oren Stany Buyle (B)   1999   O 156 The first half of this book treats extensively the psychological aspects of the billiard sport where the second part shows 68 figures in the different modes of French Billiards and 20 figures about bumper pool.  Stany Buyle is now a much respected cue maker running his business in the northern part of France.
86 Belgium Dutch Biljart in ontwikkeling Frédéric Caudron (B), Frans Van Kuyk (D), Jean-Michel Fray (F) Edited by Author 2001   O 341 Very detailed book on 3-cushion play, systems and position but also on stance and behaviour of the billard table depending on the shots.  The systems developed by van Kuyk are known as very reliable.
87 Belgium French Le Billard en Expansion Frédéric Caudron (B), Frans Van Kuyk (D), Jean-Michel Fray (F) Edited by Author 2001   O 343 Very detailed book on 3-cushion play, systems and position but also on stance and behaviour of the billard table depending on the shots.  The systems developed by van Kuyk are known as very reliable.
88 Belgium Dutch Basics, het technisch basishandboek Leo Taelman (B) Leo Taelman 2001   O 112 Treats all aspects of Bumper Pool (Golfbiljart).  Contains photo's, drawings and publicity.
89 Belgium Dutch Schaken met biljartballen, de tactiek Leo Taelman (B) Edited by Author 2001   O 111 All about the tactics in bumper billiards. (golfbiljart, tapbiljart)
90 Belgium Dutch Tony Schrauwen, Een Wildertsbiljartfenomeen Roger Suykerbuyk (B) Edited by Author 2006   O 43 Biography about the life of Tony Schrauwen (1938 - 2005), worldchampion balkline and one of the most refined players.  Tony was also a world class teacher who worke for about 30 years for the Dutch League.  The book is written by his long time friend Roger Suykerbuyk.
91 Belgium Dutch Ludo Dielis. Een Leven voor en door het Biljart. Alex Van Haecke Houtekiet, Antwerpen 2013 1st O 181 Book about the life of 9x carom billiards world champion Ludo Dielis. The book starts with his youth and ending at the preparation of the 2013 WC-ship 3-cushion billiards.  Contains many photo's.
92 Belgium English Ludo Dielis. A Life with and through Billiards. Alex Van Haecke, translated by Sylvain Liekens Houtekiet, Antwerpen 2013 1st O 182 Signed by Ludo Dielis "Many greetings 18/10/13 - signature".  Book about the life of 9x carom billiards world champion Ludo Dielis. The book starts with his youth and ending at the preparation of the 2013 WC-ship 3-cushion billiards.
93 Belgium English The man with the white carnation. Biography of the Five-Time Billiards World Champion Pedro Leopoldo Carrera (1914-1963). Luis Alberto Venosa. Translated from the Spanish original by Gerard Coldham. Filip Steurs, Antwerp 2014 1st (~ 250 copies) O 125 The biography of Pedro Leopoldo Carrera (1914-1963). Carrera was the best carom billiards player in Argentinean history and the best of his era. His career was largely inluenced by the Peron regime (1946-1955). This book holds many unedited photo's and anecdotes.
94 Belgium Dutch Drieband boek Willy Wesenbeek (B) Thissen Biljarts, Antwerp 2015   O   Contains 120 3-cushion diagrams also indicating the path of the object ball in order to obtain good position for the following shot.  Ring-binder that can be layed down on the table's cushion whilst practicing.
95 Belgium Dutch/ French Klassieke Kunststoten/ Fantaisie Classique   Koninlijke Belgise Biljartbond voor Liefhebbers ND   O 12 Rules and figures of "artistic billiards"
96 Belgium French/ Dutch/ Spanish/ English/ German/ Italian Table de Moyennes Moyenne Tafel Tabla de Promedios Average Table Durchschnittstabelle  Prontuarion Delle Medi   Iwan Simonis, Verviers ND   O 100 Average Table Book, signed by René Gabriëls ex worldchampion, and Mr. Simonis, owner of the Iwan Simonis company.
97 Belgium French Le Billard et l'Histoire Georges Troffaes (B) Imprimerie Mertens, Brussels     O 152 Describes the history of billiards
98 Belgium   De 100 Serie-Stoten Marcel Van Leemput (B)       F 76 Book containing 100 figures for Libre to gather the 3 balls.  Marcel Van Leemput lived in Brussels and was a professional player.  Known as being one of the best French Billiards teachers ever.  Teached several players that became Worldchampion
99 Canada French Le livre du billard Pierre Morin (Can) Les éditions de l'homme 1999   O 253 Book on pool billiards, history and players.
100 Colombia Spanish Teoria y Practica del Billar Alberto Cardona G. (Col) Editorial Offset Print, Medellin 1965   O 91 Explaining the game and lifes of top players mainly American (Central, South, North).
101 Costa Rica Spanish Billar A Tres Bandas Para Principiantes Diego Leandro Editorial UCR 2009 1st O 146 Book on a number of 3 cushion systems.
102 Danmark Danish Opbygning af seriespil i TREBANDE René Vingerhoedt Den Danske Billard Union 1970   O 33  René Vingerhoedt explaining how to build series in 3-cushion play. His famous "familiestoten".  (Legacy Bernard Siguret.)
103 Danmark Danish Billard Carl Bach, Jorgen Koch Jespersen Og Pios Forlag, Kopenhagen 1984 7th O 111 This books explains the rules about several billiard games. Contains 79 figures and diagrams. The diagrams are minly insturctional for the series games staright rail and balkline.
104 France French La Maison des Jeux Academiques contenant un recueil general de tous les jeux divertissans pour se rejouir, & passer le temps agreablement   Chez Estienne Loyson, au Palais, à l'entrée de la Galerie des Prisonniers, au Nom de Jesus 1665   E 288 Google scan. One of the first in the series of many books under the name of "La maison des jeux academiques" or 'L'academie des jeux". Pages 286-287 missing. Chapter "Le nouveau jeu du billard comme il se joue à présent". Pages 167 - 173,
105 France French La Maison Academique contenant les jeux Du Picquet, Du Hoc, Du Tric-Trac, Du Hoca, De la Guerre, De la Paulme, Du Billard, Du Palle-mail, Divers Jeux de Cartes qui se jouent en differentes daçcons, Des 4 parties du monde, De la Chronologie, Des Villes de France, Du Cupidon,De la Chouette, Du Renard et de la Poulle, De l'Oye, Des Eschets, Des Blafons & Armoiries, Des Proverbes, Et autre seux facetieux & divertissans.   A Lyon, Chez Claude Langlois, & Mathieu Liberal 1674   E 288 Swiss electronic library. Book about the games played at the time in France. Chapter on billiards : "Le nouveau jeu du billard et comme il se joue à present." Pages 147 - 156.
106 France French Veritez Plaisantes ou le Monde au Naturel Dutuit, avocat Chez Maurry imprimeur du Roy & de Monseigneur l'Archevêque, Rouen 1702   E 524 Poetry dedicated to the following subjects : Des entretiens (encounters), Des Jeux (games among which Le Billard), Des Amours (love), Des Galanteries, Des Pieces Serieuses (serious subjects).  10 pages of poetry about the game of billiards.  In his fantasy the author describes the origins of the game as the Vestal virgins being transformed in billiard balls by their godess as a form of punishment.
107 France French Academie Universelle Des Jeux   Théodore Le Gras, a Paris, au Palais 1739 Nouvelle Edition O 660 Book of games in the series of "Académie universelle des jeux" "contenant les règles des jeux de Quadrille, & Quintille, de l'Hombre à trois, du Piquet, du Réversis, des Echecs, du Trictrac; & de tous les autres Jeux AVEC des instructions faciles pour aprendre à les bien jouer". Game of billiards, rules, treated from page 557-573. 
108 France French Nouvelle Académie des Jeux "par C.B…. Amateur" G.C. Hubert, Paris 1818 2nd O 298 This book treats the games of cards (Whist, Boston) but starts off with 64 pages on the game of billiards.  (Could C.B. have been Claudius Berger?) It contains some interesting information about how the rules came about.
109 France French Le Nouveau Savant de société ou Encyclopédie des jeux de société. Tome 3 M.P.J. de Béranger J.-N. Barba, Paris 1825 4th O 290  
110 France French Règles du Jeu de Billard   Tiger, Imprimeur-Libraire, Paris 1825   O 24 Billiard rules at that time
111 France French Manuel de l'amateur du jeu de billard Blismon (Simon de Blocquel - printer?) Publiée par Blismon. A Paris chez Delarue et a Lille chez Castiaux, (reprint 2016, Facsimile Publisher, Delhi) 1835 Nouvelle édition, revue et augmentée par une réunion d'amateurs R 64 Rules about the billiard games played at that time in France.  This book is referenced in the "Bibliographie de la France.  XXVième année. 1836." of January 9, 
112 France French Le Musée des jeux Landrait Lebigre frères, Paris 1837   O 240 This book is mainly about card games but also about chess, domino and billiards. Pages 220-239 are about the game of billiards. Then still with pockets (blouses).  Nicely describes the type of billiard games played at the time.
113 France French Album Des Jeux de Hasard et de Combinaisons en Usage Dans les Salons et dans les Cercles. Règles, Lois, Conventions et Maximes Receuillies et cofifiées d'après les meilleures autorités de l'ancienne et de la nouvelle école. Avec un Abrégé et des applications de la Théorie des Probalités. M. Van-Tenac Gustave Havard, Paris 1847   O 542 Pages 424-478 about the game of billiards. The author explains the importance of the leather tip beginning of the years 1800 and how it changed the nature of the game. Also explanations about probability calculation when e.g. playing the dice and cards.
114 France French Le Billard du Cercle Philharmonique A.L. (F) Imprimerie de Justin Dupuy et Comp, Rue Margaux 11, Bordeaux 1853   O 15 This little book is a poem to the game of billiards and friendship.  The author describes the game of billiards as the "King of Games" and describes all club members with their strengths and weaknesses in the billiard game.  All members are described with their full family name except the author and a friend.  He appears at the end.  "If L. and V. appear at the table, you better run away and fear for the billiard table's cloth."
115 France French Principes du Jeu de Billard Berger Edited by author, Paris 1855   O 208 Some historical background an explanations to start with, followed by 66 lessons, supported by about 100 diagrams.  Probably signed by book owner "M. Noiret"
116 France French Bibliothèque des jeux d'adresse - Almanach du Jeu de Billard suivi des règles du jeu de paume Léon Cosson Passard, Libraire-Editeur, Paris (reprint 2016, Facsimile Publisher, Delhi, India) 1858   R 74 Explaining the rules of carom billiards and variants like billard russe and à la poule. At the end some pages explaining the rules of the "jeu de paume"; Contains about 25 simple diagrams
117 France French Académie des Jeux Richard Paris, Delarue  Libraire-Editeur 1861 Nouvelle Edition O 166 Rules of diiferent games played in that era. Pages 151-154 about the game of billiard.
118 France French Le Billard A. Lalanne Auguste Aubris, Paris 1866   O 10  
119 France French Piron Oeuvres Diverses                    ses poésies, sa vie, bons mots, aventures plaisantes, saillies, chansons, etc. Anonymous, Alexis Piron Delarue, Paris 1869   O 340 Handles miscellaneous subjects starting  with a resumé of the work of Alexis Piron (already dead at time of edition).  It contains a "Traité du Jeu de Billard", a separate chapter of 58 pages, mainly about the rules of the game at the time with some interesting diagrams.
120 France French Le billard au XIXe siècle, et son influence sur les moeurs Siméon-Edmond Hirschler Marseille, Imprimerie Saint-Ferréol. Les éditions Chapitre.Com 1874   R 16 Essay about the positive influence of the game of billiards on its players.
121 France French Nouveau Traité Complet du Jeu de Billard Eugène Mangin (F) Edited by author 1876   O 228 Book consisting of elementary course and advanced course.
122 France French Théorie Pratique du Billard.  Etudes des Trois Coups Principaux : Coulés, Effets, Massés Edmond Graveleuse Imprimerie Anonyme de Publications Périodiques, A. Ghio, Paris 1881   O 210 Important book in the history of carom billiards.  98 diagrams well and clearly  explained also detailing the run of the object ball.  On the last page Graveleuse repeats his request to introduce "balklines" in order the make the game more attractive.  He proposed this idea earlier on May 1 1880 in the "Revue des Jeux du Samedi".  As such Graveleuse is seen as the "father" of balkline billiards.
123 France French Le Billard Appris sans Maitre Eugène Mangin (F) Edited by Author, Paris 1881   O 473 Contains 170 diagrams, 100short biographies of famous players, explantion of series play. This book was the continuation of earlier publications by the billard professor Mangin : Nouveau Traité (1876) and Complément du Nouveau Traité (1880).
124 France French Manuel du jeu de billard Désiré Lemaire Delarue, Paris 1882   O 142 Book about mainly straight rail with 42 beautiful diagrams.  Introduction by Jules Rostaing about the history of the billiard game. Contains also a chapter on rules on different kind of billiard games.
125 France French Les Jeux de la Jeunesse. Leur origine, leur histoire et l'inidication des règles qui les régissent Frédéric Dillaye Librairie Hachette et Cie, Paris 1885   O 450 Detailed description about many games popular at the time with information about the history and how the game is played. Billiards pages 155 -182. Also similar games are described in detail like Jeu de Billes, le Croquet, Jeu de Boules. The book contains 203 engravings.
126 France French Le Billard Vignaux (F) Delarue, Paris 1891   O 414 Theory on Libre technique like effects, series play. 
127 France French Le Billard Vignaux (F) Delarue, Paris 1891   O 414 Theory on Libre technique like effects, series play. 
128 France French Biblithèque des Jeux, Traité du Jeu de Billard.  Carambolage, Poule à la Quille, Poule à la Baraque, Baraque, Parties des Cinq Quilles, Jeu de la Sonette, Partie de Cazin     1900   O 32 Little book about the rules of the billiard games mentioned in the title.  Book seems to be edited by a (French?) billiard table manufacturer.  Contains a stamp from Gustave De Laet & Co in Antwerp.
129 France French Les Sports modernes illustrés P. Moreau, G. Voulquin. Billiards chapter by Henri Croiset. Paris, Librairie Larousse 1905   O 340 Very detailed encyclopedium on the sports played in that era. Pages 63 - 69 about billiards containing 33 diagrms and 17 photo's
130 France French Nouveau Traité de Billard Destiné aux Amateurs Albert Garnier B. Sirven, Toulouse 1910 1st O 109+15 109 carom diagrams showing the path of the cue ball and the object ball.  15 diagrams explaining the "série américaine" or to make large series alongside the cushions.  Probably the first edition, maybe rebound.  In the second edtion there is no picture of Albert Garnier and some publicity is missing.
131 France French Une Partie de Billard Jean Gourmoud Imprimerie de La Source, Lyon 1910   O 23 Signed by Gourmoud adding under his protret "Le guignol de la Piéce". This book is a theater play. Guignol is one of the characters of the play.  It"s a comedy of 2 guys playing billiards and interacting with the spectators.  It contains excerpts , not always 100% copied, of the billard poems of Lallanne.
132 France French Règle du Jeu Nicolas Avec Notice sur les Jeux d'Aujourd'hui   Imp. Chassaing et fils, Nevers 1910   O 8 Little book or catalogue containing the rules of "Nicolas' Billards' " and photo's of other games e.g. le billard and bagatelle. To understand what Nicola's Billiards was about check wikipedia http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billard_Nicolas
133 France French Comment on devient fort au Billard Alfred Mortier Eugene Figuière & Cie, Paris 1914   O 400 Very detailed book on the games of straight rail and balkline.  Contains 217 diagrams and additional photo's of Mortier demonstrating strokes of the game.
134 France French Pour être Bon Joueur de Billard René Delys Editions Nilsson, Paris 1920   O 61 Little book about carom billiards with about 40 diagrams.
135 France French Manuel Officiel et Pratique des Jeux de Billard   G. Caro Fabriquant de Billards, Paris 1920   O 151 Introduction by the Dr. E. Monin from Paris explaining the health benefits of playing billards. Rules of many games, diagrams, strokes, material.
136 France French Règle du Jeu de Billard  -  ses principes et ses lois  -  principaux coups de  queue -  points à toucher   Delarue, Paris 1920   O 31 Little book about the rules of the game and some diagrams.
137 France French Manuel Officiel et Pratique des Jeux de Billard   Chambre Syndicale des Fabricants Français de Billards et Industries qui s'y rattachent 1925 3rd O 174 Book about billiard material, lot's of different games and diagrams mentioning "professeur Garnier". Signature expected to be from Simonis, the cloth manufacturer, dated 29 - III - 27.  Additional Italian newspaperarticle in the book.  In the backside a manual dedication in Italian dated 21/5/51. 
138 France French La Pratique du Billard Jean Duteil Librairie S. Bornemann, Paris 1929   O 31 Very basics about carom billiards, containing 24 diagrams.
139 France French Traité de Billard Roger Rugère (F) Paul Leymarie, Paris 1930   O 256 Nice book, very detailed on Libre and Balkline with 100's of figures, also explaining the serie americaine.
140 France French Annuaire 1930 Union Internationale Des Fédérations D'Amateurs De Billard edited by author 1930   O 44 Detailed results of international championships and tournaments ,  records listings, details of all involved billiard leagues, minutes of the "Assmblée Générale".
141 France French Leçons de Billard Ed. Derbier (F) Editions S. Bornemann, Paris 1931   O 86 Basics about carom billiards, straight rail and balkline. Contains 106 diagrams and some photo's in order to illustrate stance and stroke.
142 France French La Pratique du Billard Jean Duteil Librairie S. Bornemann, Paris 1931   O 31 Very basics about carom billiards, containing 24 diagrams.
143 France French Annuaire 1933 Union Internationale Des Fédérations D'Amateurs De Billard edited by author 1933   O 71 Detailed results of international championships and tournaments ,  records listings, details of all involved billiard leagues, minutes of the "Assmblée Générale".
144 France French Annuaire 1935-1936 Union Internationale Des Fédérations D'Amateurs De Billard edited by author 1936   O 11 p. Detailed results of international championships and tournaments ,  records listings, details of all involved billiard leagues, minutes of the "Assmblée Générale".
145 France French Le Billard Pour Tous. Comment s'organise un tournoi de billard. Mécanisme et réglementation des championnatts départementaux.   Fédération Française des Amateurs de Billard 1937   O 62 This book edited by the French Amateur Billiards Federation aims to support billliard clubs in organizing tournaments by explaining the rules, how to calculate points and averages, also containing sample letters, some billiard records at the time and as an appendix some sample billiard match rosters.
146 France French règles simplifiées des Jeux de Salon  cartes, jaquet, lotos, dames, echecs, dominos, billard, etc. Louis Biars Librairie Garnier Frères, Paris 1938   O 210 p. Signed by bookowner René Garrigues.  7 pages on billiards, describing 5 types of games :"la partie ordinaire, la poule ordinaire, la poule à la quille, la poule au bouchon, le cochonnet".
147 France French Annuaire 1938 Union Internationale Des Fédérations D'Amateurs De Billard edited by author 1938   O 103 p. Detailed results of international championships and tournaments ,  records listings, details of all involved billiard leagues, minutes of the "Assmblée Générale".
148 France French Traité de Billard. Etude complète de la série américaine. Fernand Drouet (F) Edited by Author, Paris 1939 1st edition O 133 Contains many diagrams about straight rail in general and how to play the "série américaine" in particular.
149 France French Leçons de Billard Ed. Derbier (F) Editions S. Bornemann, Paris 1940 11ième mille O 86 Basics about carom billiards, straight rail and balkline. Contains 106 diagrams and some photo's in order to illustrate stance and stroke.
150 France French Jouez au BILLARD. Receuil des Règles des Différentes Parties. Les Billards Proust, Paris le Syndicat Patronale du Billard  1947   O 48 This book is a commercial publication to promote the company "Les Billards Proust". So it explains the material needed to play billiards. Besides that it contains the rules of about 20 variations of the game.
151 France French Traité de Billard. Etude complète de la série américaine. Fernand Drouet (F) Edited by Author, Paris 1949 2nd edition O 132 Contains many diagrams about straight rail in general and how to play the "série américaine" in particular.
152 France French Fantaisie Classique. Extraits des Règlements internationaux publiés à l'issue de l'Assemblée Générale de Luxembourg - 1950.   Union Internationale des Fédérations d'Amateurs de Billard (U.I.F.A.B.)                  Istra, Strasbourg 1950   O 30 p. Rules and Diagrams of Artistic Billiards (Fantasy).  Signed by 12 people, probably the contestants of the 1956 French Championship "Fantaisie".  Has a stamp on the inside cover Billard-Club Des Trois Boules, Saint Denis. Contains an overview of international championships, where they have been played, who won.
153 France French La tête et le bras Roger Conti (F) Byrrh, Paris 1955     46 p. Signed by Conti and Marty.  The book is in the form of a conversation between a teacher and his pupil as in "Le billard, c'est inconnu".  The editor was a wine maker who distributed the book for marketing purposes.
154 France French Leçons de Billard Ed. Derbier (F) S. Bornemann, Paris 1957 26.000 O 86 p. Explains how to play straight-rail (libre).  Contains 17 photo's and 106 diagrams.
155 France French Le Billard cet Inconnu Roger Conti (F) Edited by Author 1957   O 246 p. This book is set up as a conversation between the master and his apprentice, handling all aspects of the game.
156 France French Le Billard Cet Inconnu… Roger Conti (F) Edited by the Author, Pardies (Basses-Pyrénées) 1957   O 246 Luxury edition n°29/100. Complete with green cardbord box. Signed : A mon ami Maxime Laguide. "En toute amitié et mes remerciements. Signature".  One of the must reads in order to understand carom billiards.  Contains 167 figures. Laguide was a French billiards manufacturer.
157 France French Le Secret du Billard Jean Marty (F) Edited by author 1959   O 157 Soft cover green-grey. Cover slightly loosening from spine. One of the few books on French billiards explaining how to approach the game in a systematic way.
158 France French, Dutch, Italian, German, English Le Casse-Tête au Billard Antoine Boris FABB, Paris 1960   O 125 This book contains 89 diagrams mainly on straight rail and some photos of Boris in action.  Antoine Boris was a colorful figure traveling around Europe to perform billiards exhibitions with straight rail, balkline and trick shots. Boris played very well using his hands & fingers.
159 France French but also Dutch, English, German, Italian Réflexions, Entraînements, Idées au Billard Antoine Boris FFAB, Paris 1962   O 152 Basics on billiards, some copies of articles.  Translations in Dutch sometimes funny.  Boris was married with a Belgian lady and seems to also have played exhibition matches in Belgium, Netherlands and Germany.
160 France French Le Billard par l'Image Jean Marty (F) Edited by author, Paris 1967 1st O 197 100 photo's on series play (série américaine) and how to play each figure and 51 photo's on balkline positions. Also contains the Système Marty to calculate 3-cushion shots..
161 France French le billard Willie Hoppe, Francis Connesson Editions Denoël, Paris 1974   O 126 Contains a personal dedication to Jorge Toledo and signature of Francis Connesson, 4 times WC, dated Buenos Aires October 8, 1975 during the balkline 71/2 WC.  Contains another 8 signatures and some dedications from a number of contestants like German Dieter Müller, Bustos from Chili, Mexican Pulido, Argentinian Berardi.  This is mainly the translation of the book "Billiards as it should played" of Willie Hoppe with some additional info by Connesson.
162 France French Le Billard en trois jours Jean-Paul Nahon (F) Solar, Paris 1975   O 126 Basics of the billiard game.  List of French billiard clubs.
163 France French le solfège du billard Francis Connesson (F) Edited by Author 1981   O 133 Printed on luxury paper, large format.  The game explained as a conversation between the master and his apprentice.
164 France French Le Billard cet Inconnu Roger Conti (F) Edited by Author 1981   O 246 This book is set up as a conversation between the master and his apprentice, handling all aspects of the game.
165 France French 3 Billes aux Reflets Tricolores André Heurtebise (F) Féderation Française de Billard, Thionville 1984   O 275 Compete with cardboard dust cover.  Beautiful book on the history of the French Billard League and the game in general.
166 France French Le Billard par l'Image Jean Marty (F) Edited by author, Paris 1984 2nd O 197 100 photo's on series play (série américaine) and how to play each figure and 51 photo's on balkline positions. This book alos contains a list of Marty's world records at the time.
167 France French Le Billard par l'Image Jean Marty (F) Edited by author, Paris 1984 2nd O 197 100 photo's on series play (série américaine) and how to play each figure and 51 photo's on balkline positions.This book alos contains a list of Marty's world records at the time.
168 France French l'harmonie du billard Francis Connesson (F) Edited by Author 1985   O 287 Printed on luxury paper, large format.  The game explained as a conversation between the master and his apprentice.  Lots of interesting photo's where you can see the movement of all balls.
169 France French Leçons de Billard Ed. Derbier (F) Editions Bornemann, Paris 1987   O 88 Explains how to play straight-rail (libre).  Contains 17 photo's and 106 diagrams.
170 France French Le billard et ses Reflexions Jean Marty (F) Edited by author, Paris 1987   O 215 Focus on the running lines of object ball or cue ball when hitting one or more cushions. 
171 France French Le Billard Willie Hoppe (U.S.) with the collaboration of  Francis Connesson (F) Denoël 1987   O 144  
172 France French Traité de Billard Roger Rugère (F) Editions Leymarie, Paris 1988   O 256 Soft cover. Nice book, very detailed on Libre and Balkline with 100's of figures, also explaining the serie americaine.
173 France French Le Billard Jean Salvador Editions De Vecchi, Paris 1989   O 110 Material, how to play, different games, rules
174 France French Tour de France de la Vie au Grand Air.  Sports - Jeux - Loisirs d'Autrefois et de Toujours Claude Bailhé (F) Editions Milan 1990   O 157 Book about the pass-times and sports, with lots of photo's, of the 19th and beginning 20th century.
175 France French Théorie Mathématique des Effets du Jeu de Billard Gaspard-Gustave Coriolis (F) Jacques Gabay, Sceaux 1990   O 154 Theoretical mathematical study on the effects of the billard game.   Contains 11 unfoldable drawings.
176 France French Le Billard français. Technique nouvelle. Jack Dupuy (F) Pierre Tournon Editions, Paris 1991   O 79 Basics about carom billiards. Contains mostly photo's and diagrams in order to explain the game in a smple way.
177 France French Le Billard. Histoire et Règles du Jeu. Richard Lablée (F) Hatier 1992   O 117 Beautiful book on the game of billiards and its history with photo's and graphics on luxury paper.
178 France French Le Billard et toutes ses variantes Claude-Marcel Laurent (F) Editions Bornemann 1994   O 72 Brief explanation on french billiards in all its forms and some variants.
179 France French Le Billard Français Georges Vassalo (F) Editions De Vecchi, Paris 1995   O 218 Material, how to play, different games, psychology
180 France French Billard Conseils et Technique J.M. Fray edited by author 1996   F 52 Explaining the basics of the game of straight rail among which keeping the balls at the head of the table.
181 France French Le billard français Jack Dupuy (F)   1996   O 80 Very basics of the game.
182 France French Le Secret du Billard Jean Marty Edited by author 1996 2nd O 189 Sticker at the back of Léo Corin. A must have for anyone that wants to master carom billiards in straight rail. Contains 168 diagrams. Also contains a version of the diamond system (for 3-cushion strokes) in the book called "Système Marty".
183 France French Le Billard et ses Vérités Jean Marty (F) Edited by author, Paris 1996   O 220 Explaining to the beginner step by step how to approach the game.
184 France French Manuel de billard français Bernard Cassiau, Jack Dupuy (F) Editions Bornemann, Paris 1997   O 336 600 figures and 36 photo's on the basics, technique and conception of billiards.
185 France French Le billard américain et le 8 Pool Richard Lablée (F) Bornemann, Paris 1997   O 120 Basics on Pool billards
186 France French J'apprends le Billard. Les Points de rappel. Laurent Guenet  Edited by author 1998   O 148 Straight rail. About 140 diagrams how to gather the balls together.
187 France French J'Apprends le Billard. Vol. 1  Les Bases Fondamentales. Laurent Guenet  Edited by author, Fer à Cheval, Collonges sous Salève 1998   O 183 Basics of French Billards technique.
188 France French J'Apprends le Billard. Vol. 2  Les Points de Rappel. Laurent Guenet  Edited by author, Fer à Cheval, Collonges sous Salève 1998   O 292 Focus on rappel.
189 France French J'Apprends le Billard. Vol. 2  Les Points de Rappel. Laurent Guenet  Edited by author, Fer à Cheval, Collonges sous Salève 1998   O 292 Focus on rappel.
190 France French J'Apprends le Billard. Vol. 3  J'apprends le Billard Americain Laurent Guenet  Edited by author, Fer à Cheval, Collonges sous Salève 1998   O 238 Focus on pool.
191 France French Le billard. Règles et variantes. Richard Lablée (F) Editions Bornemann, Paris 1998   O 79 Brief explanation on french billiards in all its forms and some variants.
192 France French 3 Bandes et + Stéphane Nole with the collaboration of Richard Bitalis (F) Edited by Author 1998   O 346 Technical manual on the game of 3-cushion
193 France French Les guides du Billard. Choisir et Entretenir son Matériel Xavier Carrer Kozoom Multimedia, Toulouse 1998   O 93 Book about how to maintain the billiard table, cloth, cue.
194 France French la symphonie du billard Francis Connesson (F) Edited by Author 1999 Limited edition of 1.000. Copy not numbered O 131 Printed on luxury paper placed in a beautiful box with an extra Video of 55 minutes.  Focus on 47/1.  Forms a beautiful trilogy with the 2 other books.
195 France French Partie de Billard Fabien Laze, Olivier Lecerf en toutes lettres, Paris 2000   O 32 Reflections about "l'Académie de Billard Clichy-Montmartre" opened by Roger Conti in 1947 and financed by Jean Bauchet. This book contains beautiful drawings in Chinese ink accompanied by text. At the end some historical bacground information about this Academy.
196 France French Le Billard Français. L'art et la manière du point de rappel. Stephane Nole (F) Edited by author 2000   O 270 Focus on rappel.
197 France French Et pour cinq Stephane Nole (F) Impri'Ouest Le Mans, Sarthe 2001 Ltd. Ed. 1000 O 118 Detailed expanation about the Serie Americaine.  The balls in the drawings have the same diameter as in real life.
198 France French       Billards                                           Billard français, snooker, pool billard américain, 8 pool anglais Jean Marty (jr) (F) Editions du Garde-Temps, Paris 2002   O 127 Beautiful book about french billiards, snooker, pool.  Lots of beautiful photo's, pictures and figures.
199 France French Le Carrom ou Billard indien Richard Lablée (F) Bornemann, Paris 2003   O 80 Book on Carrom or Indian Billiards played with pieces like in checkers which are to be shot in holes with a larger piece with the index finger.
200 France French Le Billard Français. La ssérie à portée de main. Stephane Nole (F) Edited by author 2003   O 287 Lots of figures on Libre and Balkline.  Focus on controlling the balls at the head of the table.
201 France French J'Apprends le Billard                       Vol. 4  La série - Jeu du tiers Laurent Guenet  Edited by author, Fer à Cheval, Collonges sous Salève 2004   O 263 French billiards. Focus on series play and controlling the balls at the head of the table.
202 France French J'Apprends le Billard                       Vol. 5  La série - Jeu du tiers Laurent Guenet  Edited by author, Fer à Cheval, Collonges sous Salève 2004   O 203 French billiards. Focus on series play and controlling the balls at the head of the table continued.
203 France French Billard, Théorie du jeu Régis Petit (F) Chiron, Paris 2004 2nd O 190 Physics of the billiard game
204 France French Jouer Autrefois Elisabeth Belmas (F) Champ Vallon 2006   O 440 Essai sur le jeu dans la France moderne (XVI - XVIII Siècle). Essay on games in modern France.  (16th-18th century)  
205 France French Académie de billard                          Un dernier regard Jean-Claude Carrière, Benoît Rajau (F) Nicolas Chaudun              Paris musées, Paris 2006   O 80 Most beautiful photos and text on the game of billiards.  Photos taken at the Académie de Billard à Clichy, Montmartre.
206 France French J'Apprends le Billard                       Vol. 6  Le Cadre - Jeu de Série Laurent Guenet  Edited by author, Fer à Cheval, Collonges sous Salève 2010   O 224 French billards.  Focus on balkline. Signed: "Collonges le 27 juin 2011/Pour Filip/Bon billard/Avec mes meilleurs salutations/Laurent Guenet."
207 France French Les fondamentaux du billard Carambole (français) Marc Massé, Louis Edelin (F) Editions Amphora, Paris 2010   O 288 Detailed book on the technique and figures of French billiards.  Graphically very nice book.  Pleasure to work with.
208 France French Les fondamentaux du billard Carambole (français) Marc Massé, Louis Edelin (F) Editions Amphora, Paris 2010   O 288 Detailed book on the technique and figures of French billiards.  Graphically very nice book.  Pleasure to work with.
209 France French Chronique d'une bande annocée Alain Remond edited by author 2011   O 250 Signed by Ludo Dielis: " Sportieve groeten aan Philippe!  Prachtig boek van Alain, signature."  Very detailed book about the game of 1 cushion, considered by many as the most difficult discipline.
210 France French "120 sur mouches". La Bande et ses Séries. Vol. 2. Alain Remond edited by author 2014   O 259 Containing 201 diagrams explaining how to proceed the game when the balls are close together at the head of the table near the corners. The book requires experience in the game of 1-cushion.
211 France French le billard Willie Hoppe (U.S.) with the collaboration of  Francis Connesson (F) Editions Denoël 1974 - 1980     126 Posture.  Libre, 3-cushion.  Based on the earlier books of Willie Hoppe.
212 France French Autour du billard Robert Albouker Gallimard 1992 - 1993     160 History and anecdotes of the game of billiard.
213 France French Le Billard Russe et la Poule au Gibier Ch. Dutil (F) S. Bornemann, Paris ND   O 16 p. 2 x 8 pages 50/50 divided between the rules of "Le Billard Russe" and "La Poule au Gibier".  The book has publicity for the book of Ed. Derbier "Leçons de billard" also published by Bornemann which is indication for date.
214 France French Le Billard et le Bowling G. de Vauresmont (F) Editions Nilsson, Paris ND   O 110 p. Mainly about billiards, 10 pages about bowling.  Handling many aspects of the game and material.  Some interesting historical background.
215 France French Traité Populaire du Jeu de Billard J. Arnous de Rivière (F) E. Flammarion, paris ND   O 310 p.  
216 France French Le Billard Le Cadre 47/2" Paul Darboux? Michel Fonda? Oswald Mancirini? Edited by Author ND   F 166 p. Carom billiards book about balkline 47/2.  Contains 150 diagrams.  I'm not sure who the author is, as some parts mentioned in the index ("preface par Galtier, palmares Mencarini" are missing).  It could well be a copy that Darboux used for training purposes.  After research on the internet the original book could have been written by Oswals Mancirini or Michel Fonda.
217 France French Traité du jeu de Billard   Carambolage, Poule à la Quille, Poule à la Baraque, Partie des Cinq quilles, Jeu de la Sonette, Partie de Cazin   Marque de Fabrique JLR, Paris ND     32 p. Small book about different kind of billiard games.  No author, no date
218 France French Nouveau Traité de Billard Destiné aux Amateurs Albert Garnier B. Sirven, Toulouse   2nd O 109+15 109 carom diagrams showing the path of the cue ball and the object ball.  15 diagrams explaining the "série américaine" or to make large series alongside the cushions.  Pink percaline cover.
219 France French Les Accros du Billard Dobritz Editions Bleu Turquoise     O 66 p. Book with about 60 caricatures around the game of billiards by Dobritz
220 France French Traité de Billard Fernand Drouet (F) Sport Billard   3rd O 136 p. Study of the game of billiard.  Rappel and serie americaine.
221 France French Traité Populaire du Jeu de Billard J. Arnous de Rivière (F) Ernest Flammarion, Paris     O 310 p. Technique and figures for Libre.  100 described positions in this book  are indicated by numbers who can be retraced via a "cadastre" at the beginning of the book.  These positions are not accompanied by figures.  A former owner has meticously drawn all these figures on small papers and glued them carefully in the book with the possibility of still reading the text underneath.
222 France French Traité Populaire du Jeu de Billard J. Arnous de Rivière (F) Ernest Flammarion, Paris     O 310 p. No dates mentioned.  
223 France French                          Le Croquet                      Le Badminton Le Billard de Pelouse Jean Perrot S. Bornemann, Paris     O 31 Little book, mainly on the game of "croquet".
224 France French Leçons de Billard Robert Mortier (F) La Compagnie Brunswick Française, Paris     O 283 p. Technique and figures for Libre
225 France French Le Billard cet Inconnu Roger Conti (F) Edited by Author     O   This book is set up as a conversation between the master and his apprentice, handling all aspects of the game.
226 Germany German Natürliches Zauber-Buch oder: Neu-eröffneter Spiel-Platz rarer Künste, in welchem nicht allein alle Taschen-Spielen und andere curiöse mathematische und physicalische Künste sondern auch die gebräuchlichen Karten-Würffel, Billard und andere Spiele, aufs genaueste beschrieben, und mit vielen Figuren erläutert werden   Joh. Adam Stein und Gabriel Nicolaus Raspe, Nürnberg; Reprint Antiqua-Verlag, Lindau. 1745   R 688 Facsimile reprint. Book about magic in the broadest sense also including games, and aspects of mathematics and physics. Pages 285-287 about billiards.
227 Germany German Natürliches Zauber-Buch oder: Neu-eröffneter Spiel-Platz rarer Künste, in welchem nicht allein alle Taschen-Spielen und andere curiöse mathematische und physicalische Künste sondern auch die gebräuchlichen Karten-Würffel, Billard und andere Spiele, aufs genaueste beschrieben, und mit vielen Figuren erläutert werden   Joh. Adam Stein und Gabriel Nicolaus Raspe, Nürnberg 1745   E 688 Google scan. Book about magic in the broadest sense also including games, and aspects of mathematics and physics. Pages 285-287 about billiards.
228 Germany German Spiele zur Uebung und Erholung des Körpers und Geistes für die Jugend, ihre Erzieher und alle Freunde unschuldiger Jugendfreuden. Gesammelt und praktisch bearbeitet von Gutsmuths, Erzieher zu Schnepfentahl Schnepfentahl, im Verlage der Buchhandlung der Erziehungsanstalt 1796 Zweyte unveränderte Auflage E 492 "Ich könnt fröhlich sein uns scherzen: Doch verscherzt die Unschuld nicht." Book about the games and passtimes played in that era in Germany with the goal to exercise and relax body and mind. Pages 165- 180 about billiards and keen billiards.
229 Germany German Neuestes Spielbuch Georg Grimm Verlag von Otto Wigand, Leipzig 1840   O 384 Book of games. "uber gründliche Anweisung zur Elernung der beliebteten Karten und Bretspiele; Whist, L'Hombre, Boston, Tarot, … nebst den Reglen und Gesetzen der verschiedenen Billard- Kegel- und Ballspiele". Billard- Kegel- und Ballspiele are treated in the 4th and last chapter of the book as from page 429-477.
230 Germany German Encyclopädie der Spiele enthaltend alle bekannten Karten-, Bret, Kegel-, Billard-, Ball-, Würfel-Spiele und Schach. L. Von Alvensleben Verlag von Otto Wigand, Leipzig 1855 2nd O 650 Book about the games played at that time in Germany. Pages 48 - 109. Explains the rules about 35 different games of billiards and contains a billiards vocabularium.  The book also contains a page with hand written notes about the game of piquet in a European language I could not detect.  Maybe Hungarian.
231 Germany German Das Billardspiel. Practische und gründlicher Anleitung zur Erlernung sämmtlicher Erfordernisse, die an einen geschickten und eleganten Spieler gestellt werden. Pierre Trouville Gustav Elkan, Harburg Elbe.Above is the original publisher which details are covered by a sticker mentioning S. Lutz-Steineweg Verlag, Stuttgart.   1862 10th (cover). Inside mentions 4. verbesserte Auflage. O 62 General information about the game of carom and keen billiards and its rules.
232 Germany German Encyclopädie der Spiele Friedrich Anton Verlag Otto Wigand, Leipzig 1884 4th "gänzlich umgearbeitete und vermehrte Auflage O 650p. Elaborated encyclopedia on the games of that time.  40 pages are exclusively dedicated to game of billiards detailing 33 variants of the game.  The lettering is old german style, very beautiful but not easy to read. Very nice blue cover with guilt lettering and games depicted in white, black and guilt in relief.
233 Germany German Percussion oder den Stoss fester Körper Richard Klimpert Kleyers Encyklopädie, Verlag von L. v. Vangerow, Bremerhaven 1889 "Separat-Abdruck" O 111 p. Learning book on the physics of objects getting hit. "Für das Selbststudium und zum Gebrauch an Lehranstalten, sowie zum Nachschlagen für Fachleute".
234 Germany German Das Billardbuch Bogumil Verlag von J.J. Weber, Leipzig 1895 2nd "verbesserte Auflage" O 393 p. Detailed book on the history, physics and figures of billards.
235 Germany German Buch der Spiele. Encyclopädie sämtlicher bekannten Spiele un Unterhaltungsweisen für alle Kreise. Alban von Hahn Verlag und Druck von Otto Spamer 1897 2nd O 507 Name of owner stamped inside : Manfred Grosse. Book about the games played in that era in Germany. Pages 327 - 354 about the game of billards. Handling some history, technique and the rules of some billiard games. Pages 325 - 326 about Bagatelle and Tivoli related to the game of billiards.
236 Germany German Der Meister in Billards-Spiel C. Bogumil H.W. Theodor Dieter, Verlagsbuchhandlung, Leipzig 1898 7th O 107p. (80p. Figures,  27p. Text) 80 pages of figures in green colour and afterwards the text with explanation of each figure.  This is about straight rail.  The first page of the text contains a faint signature "Willi Gersig?", maybe signature of owner or player of that time.
237 Germany German Von der Pielchen- oder Belltafel A. Treifel   1900   O 144 p. "Separat-Abdruck aus der Altpreuss. Monatschrift. Bd. XXXIV. Heft 1 u. 2." History of this game which was seen as predecessor or family of the game of billiards.
238 Germany German Woerz' Billardbuch   Verlag von Albert Goldschmitt, Berlin 1904   O 297 Detailed book about carom billiards. Contains 151 diagrams and some photos.
239 Germany German Das Billardbuch                                  Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen von Serienstössen von Billardmeister R. Hanke Richard Hanke Edited by author, Charlottenburg 1908   O 96 p. 84 mainly straight rail figures with explanation at the bottom of the page.  Title of the book at the inside mentions "Leitfaden zur praktischen Erlernung des Billardspiels mit Abbildungen"
240 Germany German, French Choix de Nouvelles Modernes,     Erzählungen zeitgenössischer französischer Schriftsteller         I.Bändchen + Anhang                          (also II. Bändchen 1921 in collection) Prof. Dr. J. Wychgram Velhagen & Klasing, Bielefeld und Leipzig 1909   O 73 p. + 16 p. This book contains 6 french novels and was published for schools for german children to learn french.  1 of the novels is La Partie de Billard de Alphonse Daudet about a game of billiards during wartime.  Signed : "Elisabeth Woerner Stuttgart 1912."
241 Germany German Miniatur Bibliothek                          Das Billardspiel Anonymous Verlag Otto Paul, Leipzig 1910   O 64 p. Very little book about french billiards with an interesting part about the history of the game.  More billiard books have been published under "Miniatur Bibliothek".
242 Germany German Bibliothek für Sport und Spiel         Das Billard-Spiel Franz Kübel Grethlein & Co, Leipzig 1910   O 104 p. Book on straight-rail.
243 Germany German Das grosse illustrierte Spielbuch enthaltend gegen 1000 neuere un ältere Spiele und Belustigungen. Gesellschaftspiele und Pfandauslösungen, Brett), Tisch-, Karten- und Glückspiele aller Art, Bewegungs- und Ballspiele, Billard-, Kegel- und Kugelspiele, Salonkunststücke und Belustigungen, Kartenkunststücke, Kartenlegen und Karten-Orakel, Geheimschriften, Punktierspiele, Anleitung zum Patiencelegen etc. etc. Reich illustriert mit etwa 2500 Abbildungen, Spielplänen etc. Theodor Rulemann unter Mitwerkung erster Autoritäten u.a. Billardweltmeister Kerkau. Theodor Rulemann, Verlagsdruckerei "Merkur", Berlin 1910   O 688 Contains a dedication (not from the author) dated 1933. Book about the games played in that era in Germany. Pages 471 - 500 about billiards. Contains nice illustrations.
244 Germany German Das Carambole-Spiel Dr. Hugo Toeppen A. Hartleben's Verlag,  1920 2nd O 108 + 7 Zweite umgearbeitete Auflage. About the material, theoretical aspects and practical aspects.  The last 7 pages contain over 150 figures and diagrams.  Contains a handwritten dedication from a wife for her man as a present for Christmas, signed and dated 1920.
245 Germany German Das Carambole-Spiel Dr. Hugo Toeppen A. Hartleben's Verlag,  1920 2nd O 108 + 7 Zweite umgearbeitete Auflage. About the material, theoretical aspects and practical aspects.  The last 7 pages contain over 150 figures and diagrams.  Contains a handwritten dedication from a wife for her man as a present for Christmas, signed and dated 1920.
246 Germany German Die Kunst des Billardspiels E. Heinsick Verlag Hachmeister & Thal, Leipzig 1920   O 96 Book handling all aspects of billiards as played in Germany, carom billiards and keens (Kegelspiel) containing about 60 diagrams. Last pages of the book lists all other books of the editor.
247 Germany German Sport und Speil MB 70.  Das Billardspiel in schematischen Darstellungen Arthur Huber Grethlein & Co. Gmbh, Leipzig und Zürich 1922   O 56 Straight rail/Libre. 90 diagrams and photo's.
248 Germany German Das Billardspiel. Ein therethischer und praktischer Leifaden zur rationellen Elernung des Seriespiels mit 121 Abbildungen. Hans Niedermayr Hugo Steinitz Verlag, Berlin 1923 3, vollständig umgearbeitete u. erweiterte Auflage mit Geleitwort des deutschen Amateurmeisters O 126 This book holds a unique dedication from the author to Albert Poensgen "Herrn A. … … Poensgen den … Vorkämpfer und langjahrigen Deutschen Amateurmeister das Erste Exemplar. Berlin 2. März 1924 Signature HNiedermayr". Explains how to gather the balls in carom billiards and how to build series.
249 Germany German Woerz' Billardbuch August Woerz Grieben Verlag, Albert Goldschmidt, Berlin 1925 3rd O 296 3rd print with an introductory note of Arthur Poensgen as a tribute to Woerz who passed away.  Detailed book on Libre with 150 figures.
250 Germany German Gebäude und Gelände für Gymanastik Spiel und Sport Scharroo und Wils Verlag Otto Baumgärtel, Berlin 1925   O 273 Book on what to take in account when building sporting rooms and buildings. P. 78, 79 and 80 on "Billard".  "Aus dem Holländischen übersetzt von Dr. Friedr. Markus Huebner".
251 Germany German Woerz' Billardbuch   Sportverlag, Berlin 1925 Reprint der Originalauflage von 1925 R 296 Detailed book about carom billiards. Contains 150 diagrams.
252 Germany German Das Billardspiel Hans Niedermayr, neubearbeitet von Paul Gilles Kurt Büttner Verlag, Berlin 1933 4th  "umgearbeitete und erweiterte" O 154 This book has been edited after the death of Hans Niedermayr and was based on his earlier editions and improved and expanded by Paul Gilles.  It contains an introduction from worldchampion Albert Poensgen.  Nice book about straight rail and balkline.
253 Germany German Das Billardspiel. Tennsi - Tischtennis und Kegelspiel. Erlernung - Technik - Spielregeln Ernst O. Hohmann Falken-Verlag Erich Sticker, Berlin 1954   O 85 Pages 5 - 31 about billards explaining the basics.
254 Germany German Das Billard - ABC Herbert Weisser Sportverlag, Berlin 1956 1st O 183 A more sport scientific approach of the game of carom billiards.  Also containing an introduction on the 5 keens game 'Billardkegelsport".  Edited in East Germany, DDR at the time.
255 Germany German Billard Walter Leffringhausen Sportverlag, Berlin 1966 1st O 189 Detailed book on carom billiards, lots of figures and photo's.
256 Germany German Kleine Billardschule Gerhard Rühm J. L. Pllaf's Buchhandling, Wien 1968   O 36  
257 Germany German Das Billardspiel                               Eine Einführung mit 60 Abbildungen im Text Georg Seischab Albrecht Philler Verlag, Minden 1971 "Neubearbeitete und erweiterte Auflage" O 111 Book on straight rail, with some explanation on pool at the back end.
258 Germany German Taschenbuch des Deutschen Billardbundes e.V. (DBB) DBB DBB 1975   O 80 Articles and rules of the West German (est. 1975) Billiards Association.  Contains articles and rules.  5 chapters : Satzung, Sportordnung, Jugendordnung, Ehrungsordnung and Finanzordnung.
259 Germany German Billard, Von den Grundbegriffen bis zur Perfektion Udo W. Wolff Heyne Bücher, München 1977 Mentions : "Originalausgabe" O 141 Mainly on the basics of Libre but also explains other forms and types of the game.
260 Germany German Das Billardspiel Georg Seischab Albrecht Philler Verlag, Minden 1979 Neubarbeitete und erweiterte Auflage O 111 Book mainly about carom billiards and a smaller part about snooker. 60 diagrams.
261 Germany German Exil oder Der braune Salon Helmut Eisendle (G) Rowohlt Taschenbuch Verlag GmbH, Reinbek 1979   O 122 "In dem Billardsalon eines Berliner Haus treffen einander einmal in der Woche 4 Herren, spielen franzôsisches Billard und unterhalten sich. Diese Köpfe sind vor allem die Vertreter von verschiedenen Sprachsystemen: Sozialwissenschaft, Mystizismus, Physiognomik und Marxismus."  Author looking at the game of carom billiards from an interesting philosophical angel.
262 Germany German Billard Folker Kraus - Weysser Humboldt, München 1982   O 143 Mixed introduction on the game of billiards treating all games and basic techniques.
263 Germany German Billard, lernen und spielen Folker Kraus - Weysser sport ht, Humboldt Taschenbuchverlag, München 1982   O 143 Mixed introduction on the game of billiards treating all games and basic techniques.  Different cover than the other book in collection.
264 Germany German Pool-Billard M. Bach, K.-W. Kühn Falken-Verlag, Niedernhausen/Ts 1983   O 92 Book about the basics of pool.
265 Germany German Wandelhalle der Bücherfreunde  Peter Neumann SDV Saarbrücker Druckerei und Verlag, Saarbrücken 1985   O 64 Nachrichtenblatt der Gesellschaft der Bibliophilen e.V. Neue Folge 27. Jahrgang, Heft 2, 1985. Contains an article about the history of books and litho's about billiards.
266 Germany German Billard Walter Leffringhausen Sportverlag, Berlin 1985 2. stark bearbeitete Auflage O 174 Detailed book on carom billiards, lots of figures and photo's. This edition contains 17 photos and 307 diagrams all well explained how to execute the shots. Mainly about straight rail (libre) and some balkline.
267 Germany German Billard Walter Leffringhausen Sportverlag, Berlin 1985 2. stark bearbeitete Auflage O 174 Detailed book on carom billiards, lots of figures and photo's. This edition contains 17 photos and 307 diagrams all well explained how to execute the shots. Mainly about straight rail (libre) and some balkline.
268 Germany German Billard, Karambolage und Poolbillard Regeln und Techniken Hartmut Huff Bastei - Lübbe, Bergisch Gladbach 1989   O 220 Introduction on French billards and pool.
269 Germany German Labyrinth und Billard Friedhelm Häring Dr. Friedhelm Häring, Giessen 1991 1st O 55 Book about aspects of the life and work of the Austrian artist Rudolf Hausner. One part about billiards illustrated with fascinating paintings. 
270 Germany German Billard Pierre Ponsing Walter Rau Verlag, Düsseldorf 1991 1st O 214 Basics on the game of billiards in general.  Even a word on poker ;-).
271 Germany German Billard Walter Leffringhausen Sportverlag, Berlin 1992   O 174  
272 Germany German, French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, English Sport Festival. Sport für den Frieden Sport voor de vrede Lo sport per la pace Sport pour la paix Deporte por la paz O Desporte pela Paz Sport for peace    Europoli & Eurolex, Herrsching 1992   O 320 Photographic story about sporting events in 1992. Contains 100's of magnificent sport photos. One of the photographed events is the Europen Championship Libre (carom billiards straight rail) won by belgian Karolien Matthijs in Enghien (Belgium).
273 Germany German Billard                                Grundstösse, Viertelbillard und Freie Partie Dr. Heinz Stingl Falken-Verlag, Niedernhausen/Ts 1993   O 112 Nice book on the game of straight rail and technique about to control the ball at the head of the table.
274 Germany German Gewinnen beim Carambol-Billard Heinrich Weingartner (Austrian) Walter Rau Verlag, Düsseldorf 1993 1st O 107 General introduction to straight rail and balkline with diagrams and photo's also explaining stance and stroke.
275 Germany German Billard. Pool, Snooker, Karambol. Regeln, Technik, Geschichte. Franz Schiffer Heinrich Hugendubel Verlag, München 1994   O 125 p. Lovely book with interesting photo's for who wants to know more on the background of French billiards, pool and snooker.
276 Germany German Billard In zehn Schritten zum Erfolg Klaus Hose/Rolf Kalb sportinform Verlag, München 1994   O 132 p. Handles carom billiards, pool & snooker in ten steps in order to improve your skills.  Contains many diagrams. Ex-library.
277 Germany German Billard. Pool, Snooker, Karambol. Regeln, Technik, Geschichte Franz Schiffer Heinrich Hugendubel Verlag, München 1995 2nd O 125 p. Lovely book with interesting photo's for who wants to know more on the background of French billiards, pool and snooker.
278 Germany German Homo Ludens- Der spielende Mensch 6 Günther G. Bauer Verlag Emil Katzbichler, Mûnchen/ Salzburg 1996   O 351 p. Signed : "Herrn David Kohn herzlich gewidmet Salzburg 25-7-97 signature author".  History of all different kind of ball related games. Contains also many references to billiards with separate chapters on Heinrich Weingartner's Vienna Billard Museum and the rules of the game.
279 Germany German Billard                                       Carambol Pool Snooker Walter Leffringhausen, Jens Noelte Sportverlag, Berlin 1996   O 143 p. Book on French billiards, pool and snooker.
280 Germany German Billard für Fortgeschrittene. Cadre, Einband, Dreiband, Kunststoss Dr. Heinz Stingl Falken-Verlag, Niedernhausen/Ts 1997   O 111 The book contains 189 diagrams, all explained in detail how to obtain the best result. Handling balkline, 1- and 3-cushion and phantasy.
281 Germany German DBU. Deutsche Billard Union. Handbuch der Deutschen Billard-Union e.V. mit Satzung, Ordnungen, Spielregeln, Richtlinien   Deutsche Billiard-Union 1998   O   This is the manual of the German billiards association containing all information about this association all over the country. It also contains all rules and directives for all kind of cue sports and championships.  It covers as well carom billiards, keen billiards, pool and snooker.
282 Germany German Bil.lard [biljart] Bruno Bräsig, Klaus Puth Tomus Verlag, München 2001 5th O 96 p. Funny German dictionary on words used in the game of billiards, pool, snooker
283 Germany German Das Billardspiel                                  Eine Bibliographie Dieter Haase Edited by Author, Kassel 2001 1st O 387 p. Handles over 2000 titles of billiard books, catalogues and magazines.  This book is out of print but a 2nd and enhanced edition is in the making and can be expected around mid 2014.  A must have for collectors.  Contains a wealth of information.  Signed : "Gewidmet meinem Billiardfreund Filip - Dieter Haase".
284 Germany German Billard, verständlich gemacht Rolf Kalb Copress Verlag, München 2001   O 128 p. Introduction on the game of billiards in general.
285 Germany German Detaillierte Resultate der Billard-Europameisterschaften 1925 -2002 Carambol Robert Richter Robert Richter, Essen 2002 N° 140/142 O 462 p. Results of all European Championships carom billiards, individual play.  Men 1925 - 2002.  Women 1985 - 2002.  Junior players 1971 - 2002.
286 Germany German Modernes Pool                       Techniken un Training Ralph Eckert Litho-Verlag e.K. 2003 4th, Nachdruck O 208 p. Detailed book on the needed material, different types of pool, strokes and how to approach the game.
287 Germany German Detaillierte Resultate der Billard-Weltmeisterschaften 1903 -2002 Carambol Robert Richter Robert Richter, Essen 2003 N° 107 O 458 p. Results of 212 worldchampionships carom billiards as from 1903 until 2003.
288 Germany German Das Blaue Karree   The Blue Square     Fascination Billiards Dr. Werner Bayer Dr. Werner Bayer Stiftung. Druckerei H + P, Berlin 2004   O 280 p. This book is about the history and world cups of the BWA (Billiards World Cup Association) founded by Dr. Werner Bayer on December 29, 1985.  The main goal of the BWA was to professionalise the 3-cushion game.  This books contains 100's of interesting photo's and pictures about the game and its history.
289 Germany German Faszination Dreiband                  Grundlagen, Technik, Mentaltraining Andreas Efler (Austrian) Litho Verlag, Speyer 2005 1st O 358 p. Very detailed and instructive book on 3-cushion play, with 100's of diagrams exactly explaining where and how to stroke and the desired position after making the carambole.   Contains also some systems and trainingmethods.
290 Germany German Handbuch des Billardspiels - Dreiband -     Band 1 Dr. Gerhard Hüpper (G) Litho-Verlag, Speyer 2005 3rd improved and expanded O 283 p. Together with the second part of this work one of the most detailed books on the game of 3-cushion (carom).  All aspects of carom are treated with over 1.700 figures.
291 Germany German Handbuch des Billardspiels - Dreiband -     Zweiter Band Dr. Gerhard Hüpper (G) Litho-Verlag, Wolfhagen 2008 2nd O 288 p. Together with the first part part of this work one of the most detailed books  on the game of 3-cushion (carom).  All aspects of carom are treated with over 1.700 figures.
292 Germany German/ English Big Points Andreas Efler (Austrian) Litho Verlag, Wolfhagen 2009   O 334 p. Book on about 300 special, sometimes very difficult 3-cushion positions and solutions
293 Germany German/ English Big Points Andreas Efler (Austrian) Litho Verlag, Wolfhagen 2010   O 335 p. Book on about 300 special, sometimes very difficult 3-cushion positions and solutions
294 Germany German Richtig Billard Andreas Huber (G) BLV, München 2011 2nd expanded O 127 p. Mainly about pool, lot's of colourful photo's.
295 Germany German Kaffeehausgeschichten aus dem alten Dresden Andreas Them Sächsische Zeitung, Dresden 2011   O 160 Book about the history of the café's in Dresden in the 19th and beginning 20th century.  Among them some with billiard tables like Café Central at the Altmarkt?
296 Germany German 100 Jahre Billardsport in Deutschland 1911 - 2011 Dieter Haase (G) DBU, Köln 2011   O 85 p. History of 100 years of billiard sport in Germany by Dieter Haase, who also wrote the "Billardenzyclopädie" and is the Curator of the Heinrich Weingartner Billiard Museum in Wien.  Dieter is now writing the second version of his Billiard Bibliography.
297 Germany German Das (Mini) Billard Buch                    Mit Mini-Billardtisch, Regeln, Rack und Queue Mike Vago Komet Verlag, Köln 2011   O 46 p. Looks from the outside like a box containing a VHS-video.  It contains a mini billard table with balls, cue and rest.  At the backsid you'll find the little book.  A guy from product management must have had some fun working on this.  Originally published in the U.S.A.
298 Germany German Gründlicher Unterricht und Regeln des Billard-Spieles Anton Baumann Salzwasser Verlag 2012 1st O 90 p. Reprint of the original edited in 1795 in Vienna by the author, Anton Baumann.  This book gives a very good insight on how the game was played in that time.  The time before Francois Mingaud's major improvement of the leather cue tip.
299 Germany German Handbuch der Billardspielkunst G. Kerkau Grethlein & Co, Leipzig, Paris, Berlin ND "herausgabe" O 232 p. Detailed book on French billiards, lots of references to people and businesses related to billiards.
300 Germany German Handbuch der Billardspielkunst G. Kerkau Grethlein & Co, Leipzig, Paris, Berlin ND "herausgabe" F 232 p. Detailed book on French billiards, lots of references to people and businesses related to billiards.
301 Germany German Billard - Carambol, Pool, Snooker, Kegelbillard Heinrich Weingartner (Austrian) Verlag - Perlen - Reihe, Wien - München - Zürich ND   O 95 p.  
302 Germany German Billard für Jedermann Roger Conti (F) Weber Offset Druck, Heidelberg nd   O 222 p. German translation of the original book of Roger Conti " Le billard cet inconnu".
303 Germany German Kleine Ausgabe von Woerz' Billardbuch August Woerz Verlag Albert Goldschmidt, Berlin     O 115 As the title indicates it is a trimmed down edition of the original Woerz' Billardbuch, more handy to take along the the billiards club. The book contains 65 nicely explained diagrams of the straight rail game.
304 Germany German Miniatur Bibliothek 451/452. Das Billardspiel.   Verlag für Kunst und Wissenschaft, Albert Otto Paul, Leipzig     O 80 + 16 Little book about the game of carom billiards with some diagrams.
305 Germany German Miniatur Bibliothek 889 - Systematischer Unterricht im Billardspiel - Die amerikanische Serie   Verlag für Kunst und Wissenschaft - Albert Otto Paul, Leipzig     O 48 Little book about how to play in the "série américaine" in straight rail, with about 18 diagrams showing 54 positions.
306 Hungary Hungarian Karambol-Jatek Kezikönyve Sztanoj Miklos Hornyanszky Viktor Könyvnyomdaja, Budapest 1895   O 244 p. Old Hungarian book on carom billiards.  Contains over 150 diagrams, some pictures and photo's of Hungarian players and Vignaux.
307 Hungary Hungarian A Billiárdjáték Kézikönyve Pap Jakab Delta Könyvkiadóvállalat, Budapest 1937   O 109 Hungarian book about carom billiards. Contains 120 diagrams.
308 Hungary Hungarian Karambol A Zöld Asztalon Szabadi Laszlo Sport, Budapest 1992   O 244 p. At first sight it looks like a translation of the famous book of Conti "Le Billard Cet Incounnu".  Looking closer it seems this book uses the same teacher - pupil conversation set up but uses other content and diagrams.  It contains 269 diagrams.  Excellent book for the one who reads Hungarian ;-).
309 Italy Italian Manuale del Biliardo Jacopo Gelli (I) Ulrico Hoepli, Milano 1895   O 179 + 31 Probably signed by book owner "Alessi Salvatore". Book about the history, rules and other aspects of Italian billiards, 5-keen (cinque birilli). Contains 79 diagrams. Last 31 pages contains list of books published by editor.
310 Italy Italian Come Posso Divertirmi? Piccola Enciclopedia di giuochi mossi e tranquilli da eseguirsi in citta e in campagna Jacopo Gelli (I) Ulrico Hoepli, Milano 1901   O 573 p. 34 pages of this encyclopedia on games are dedicated to different forms of billiards. Over 100 pages are dedicated to "palla" which has historical links to billiards.
311 Italy Italian Il Biliardo Jacopo Gelli (I) Ulrico Hoepli, Milano 1906 Seconda edizione riveduta O 175 + 66 Book handling all aspects of billiards played in Italy, 5 keens 'cinque birilli', containing 80 diagrams. 66 pages at the end listing all books published by the editor.
312 Italy Italian Il Biliardo e il Giuoco alle Bocce Jacopo Gelli (I) Ulrico Hoepli, Milano 1914 3rd improved O 197p + 60p Very nice book on the game of billiards, also the 5 keels variant often played in Italy.  Contains an elaborated dictionary and a remarkable introduction emphasizing the beneficiary health aspects of playing billiards.  The last 60 pages are an overview of all 'Hoepli manuals' that have been published.
313 Italy Italian Il Biliardo Moderno.  Tecnica e Regolamento del giuoco. G. Garuffa Fratelli de Silvestri, Milano 1933   O 298 p. Signed probably by book owner. Book about the Italian discipline with 9 keens.  5 in the middle and 4 more on the long middle line of the billiard table.  Contains a few photo's and over 80 diagrams.
314 Italy Italian Il Biliardo.  Tecnica - Stile - Regolamento Vittorio Vespetti Biblioteca Sportiva de Vecchi, Milano 1968   O 167 p. This book treats all Italian flavours of billiards. So most of the with keens, with and without pockets, with 2, 3 or more balls, with a cue or played with your hands. Nice photo's.  Welcome in Italy!
315 Italy Italian Il biliardo Vol. 2: Le boccette; Le specialità anglo-sassoni; La goriziana Vincenzo Testa  Luigi Reverdito Editore, Trento 1983   O 220 p.  
316 Italy Italian Il biliardo: Le boccette; Le specialità anglo-sassoni; La goriziana Vincenzo Testa  Luigi Reverdito Editore, Trento 1983   O 219 p.  
317 Italy Italian manuale di biliardo Luigi Lamparelli Casa Editrice MEB, Padova 1984   O 195 Book about how to approach the games of Italian billiards.  Contains a number of photo's of the Hermelin billiards (factory) in Milan.
318 Italy Italian Biliardo da Manuale per il principiante e il professionista Philippe Malsert (F) Siad Edizioni, Milan 1984   O 164 Treats all aspects of carom billiards with some explanation on pool. 100 diagrams.
319 Italy Italian Il biliardo Volume Primo: L'italiana Vincenzo Testa  Luigi Reverdito Editore, Trento 1984   O 181 p.  
320 Italy Italian Il Biliardo                                               La Bagatella e il Giuoco delle Bocce Jacopo Gelli (I) Instituto Editioriale Cisalpino - Goliardica, Milano 1989   R 208 p. Good quality reprint of the original 4th and improved edition from 1924, edited by Hoepli.
321 Italy Italian Il Gioco del Biliardo. Regole e Strategie.  Lamberto Antonelli Casa Editrice Roberto Napoleane S.r.l., Roma 1990   O 142 Explaining the rules of several billiard games.  Main topic is the Italian 5 keen game, "cinque birilli".  Also a short explantion about the diamond system.
322 Italy Italian Il Biliardo: sport e spettacolo Vincenzo Testa  Luigi Reverdito Editore, Trento 1990     443 p.  
323 Italy Italian giochiamo a biliardo e bocette Luigi Lamparelli Gruppo Editoriale Muzzio, Padova 1993   O 195 Book about how to approach the games of Italian billiards.  Contains a number of photo's of the Hermelin billiards (factory) in Milan.Very similar to "manuale di biliardo" 1984.
324 Italy Italian Corso Completo Di Biliardo Angelo Galimberti De Vecchi Editore, Milano 1995     285 p.  
325 Italy Italian Il Manuale Di Biliardo   Grandmelo, Roma 1996 1st   151 p.  
326 Italy Italian Il Fascino el Biliardo Tonino Virgili   2000     118 Book about cinque birilli.  Contains many colored diagrams. No mentioning of editor, date, …
327 Italy Italian Il Biliardo Pro. Come migliolare le proprie prestazioni con le techniche e le strategie dei professionisti. Bob Henning Gremese, Roma 2005   O 208 p. Explains how to approach the game of (pool) billiards.  Also handles the mental, emotional and strategy aspects.
328 Italy Italian Il Biliardi Universale Fabio Margutti (I) Aracne Editrice, Roma 2005 1st   100 p. This book handles several systems to calculate the trajectory of the balls.  As well usefull for 5 keens as for carom games and other.
329 Italy Italian Biliardo da Manuale per il principiante e il professionista Girolamo Sansosti Gremese, Roma 2008   O 170 p.  
330 Italy Italian Il Biliardo Italiana Cinque Birilli       manuale di biliardo Pietro Piazza (I) Marsala, Cefalù 2008 1st   258 p. This book has lots of nice illustrations on the game of billiards and in particular on playing the 5 keens game, "cinque birilli".
331 Italy Italian Biliardo da Manuale per il principiante e il professionista Girlamo Sansosti (I) Gremese, Roma 2011 Ristampa 2011   170 p. Detailed explanation about the technique and theory of the game, cinque birilli, also valuable for carom players.
332 Italy Italian Emicrana e Biliardo. Viaggio tra neuroscienze, emicrania e sport (con un pizzico di filosofia) Ezio Del Ponte Pietro Pintore Editore, Torino 2013   O 321  
333 Italy Italian Il Gioco del Biliardo.Manuale Pratico. Anonymus Guide Pratiche Edibook       221 p. Book on the history of billiards, handling several types of games of which the typical Italian "cinque birilli" with the 5 keels
334 Luxemburg French Fantaisie Classique                   Extraits des Règlements internationaux publiés à l'issue de l'Assemblée Générale de Luxembourg - 1950   U.I.F.A.B. 1950     29 p.  
335 Luxemburg French, German, English CEB Report 1988/89 CEB, Composition Rolf Kalb Conféderation Européenne de Billard, Dudelange 1989   O 144 p. Overview of French Billiards in Europe of the 1988/1990 season.
336 Luxemburg French, German, English CEB Report 1989/90 CEB, Rolf Kalb Conféderation Européenne de Billard, Dudelange 1990   O 143 p. Overview of Carom Billiards in Europe of the 1989/90 season.
337 Luxemburg French, German, English CEB Report 1990/91 CEB Conféderation Européenne de Billard, Dudelange 1991   O 168 p. Overview of French Billiards in Europe of the 1990/1991 season.
338 Luxemburg French, German, English CEB Report 1990/91 CEB Conféderation Européenne de Billard, Dudelange 1991   O 168 p. Overview of Carom Billiards in Europe of the 1990/91 season.
339 Luxemburg French, German, English CEB Report 1992/93 CEB Conféderation Européenne de Billard, Dudelange 1992   O 219 p. Overview of Carom Billiards in Europe of the 1992/93 season.
340 Luxemburg French, German, English CEB Report 1994/1995 CEB Conféderation Européenne de Billard, Bivange 1995   O 228 p. Overview of French Billiards in Europe of the 1994/1995 season.
341 Mexico Spanish Fundamentos para el juego de Billar Jose M. Alvarez Edamex, Mexico 1989 5th O 180 p. The book handles carom billiards in a general way.  Contains 86 diagrams.
342 Mexico Spanish El billar no es de vagos            Ciencia, juego y diversion Carlos Bosch Fondo de Cultura Economica, Mexico 2009 1st O 158 p. Book on the mathematical aspects of the billiard game.
343 Mexico Spanish El billar no es de vagos            Ciencia, juego y diversion Carlos Bosch Fondo de Cultura Economica, Mexico 2009 1st O 158 p. Book on the mathematical aspects of the billiard game.
344 Netherlands French Divertissemens Innocens contenant les Règles du Jeu des Echets, du Billard, de la Paume, du Palle-Mail, et du Trictrac   Adrian Moetjens, A La Haye (Den Haag) 1696   O 445 p. Signed "Francois ……. 1714". Book about games. The first book edited in the Netherlands that has a chapter about the game of billiards. Pages 324 - 333 "Le Nouveau Jeu du Billard, et comme il se jouë à present".  Describes 42 rules to be taken into account whilst playing the game and 25 rules in the second parts with regards to "Autre Jeu du Billard, initulé le Jeu de la Guerre."  The rules mention queue (cue), doigts (fingers) and belouses (pockets).
345 Netherlands French Divertissemens Innocens contenant les Règles du Jeu des Echets, du Billard, de la Paume, du Palle-Mail, et du Trictrac   Adrian Moetjens, A La Haye (Den Haag) 1696   E 445 p. Google scan - Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. Holds some kind of signature, hard to decypher. Book about games. The first book edited in the Netherlands that has a chapter about the game of billiards. Pages 324 - 333 "Le Nouveau Jeu du Billard, et comme il se jouë à present".  Describes 42 rules to be taken into account whilst playing the game and 25 rules in the second parts with regards to "Autre Jeu du Billard, initulé le Jeu de la Guerre."  The rules mention queue (cue), doigts (fingers) and belouses (pockets).
346 Netherlands French Nouveau Jeu de L'Hombre, comme On le joue presentement à la Cour & à Paris; oú l'on voit comment se joue, Espadile Forcé, L'Hombre à deux, à toris & à cinq: Avec l'explication des Termes dont on se sert en la jouant.   A La Haye (Den Haag), Chez Jacob van Elinckhuysen, Marchand Librairie dans le Halstraet, au Dauphin. 1702   E 214 Google scan. Bulk of the book is about the cards game 'l'hombre' but also other games are briefly explained. Separate chapter about the rules of the game of billiards, pages 159 - 170.
347 Netherlands French Le Royal Jeu de L'Ombre et du Piquet, Augmentez du Jeu Des Echets, Es d'un nouveau Jeu de L'Ombre, Comme on le soue presentement à la Cour & à Paris, & autres nouvellement inventez.   A La Haye (Den Haag), Chez Jacob van Elinckhuysen, Marchand Librairie dans le Halstraet, au Dauphin. 1712   E 180 Google scan, Princeton University Library. Bulk of the book is about the cards game 'l'hombre' and the game of Piquet but also other games are briefly explained. Separate chapter about the rules of the game of billiards, pages 87 - 96. Total number of pages is estimated, each chapter has separate numbering. 
348 Netherlands French La Plus Nouvelle Academie Universelle Des Jeux, Ou Divertissemens innocens, Tome Second. Contenant, Les Regles des Jeux des Echecs, du Trictrac, du Revertier, du Toute-Table, du Tourne-Case, des Dames Rabatues, du Plain & du Toc, Comme aussi, Celles du Billard, du Mail, de la Courte Paume, de la Longue-Paume, &c. Avec des instructions faciles pour apprendre à les bien jouer.   A Leide (Leiden), Chez Pierre vander Aa, Marchand Libraire, Imprimeur de la Ville et de l'Université. 1721   E 430 Google scan - Universiteitsbibliotheek Gent. Book about the games played at the time. Pages 349-363 about the game of billiards, starting with "le jeu du billard ordinaire", then "le jeu du billard applellé à toutes billes" and "le jeu du billard appellé le jeu de la guerre".
349 Netherlands French Académie Universelle Des Jeux, avec des instructions faciles pour aprendre à les bien jouer.   A Amsterdam, Aux dépens de la Compagnie 1756 Nouvelle Edition, Augementée, & mise en meilleur ordre E 680 Google scan - Harvard College Library. Book about the games played at the time. Pages 384-398 about billiards :"Règles du Jeu du Billard ordinaire", "Règles particulieres à la Partie qu'on apelle Tout de Bricolle", "Règles particulieres à la Partie qu'on apelle Tout de Doublet", "Règles particulieres à la Partie qu'on apelle sans passer la Raye des Milieux", "Règles particulières à la partie qu'on joue en faisant les cinq blouses pour une à perte & à gain", "Règles particulières à la Partie qui perd gagne" and a second part about "Le Jeu du Billard apellé le jeu de la guerre".
350 Netherlands French Académie Universelle Des Jeux, avec des instructions faciles pour aprendre à les bien jouer. Nouvelle Edition - Première Partie.   Amsterdam 1758 Nouvelle Edition, Augementée, & mise en meilleur ordre O 384+294 Pages 1-14 of the second part of the book about the game of billiards
351 Netherlands French Académie Universelle des Jeux contenant les règles de tous les Jeux, avec les Instructions faciles pour apprendre à les bien jouer.   A Amsterdam, Aux dépens de la Compagnie 1770 Nouvelle Edition O 384 + 321 Pages 1-14 of the second part of the book about the game of billiards. The book treats many games played in that era. Holds some inscriptions from a former owner, dated 1791.
352 Netherlands Dutch Album der Natuur                            Een werk ter verspreiding van natuurkennis onder beschaafde lezers van allerlei stand Onder de redactie van P. Harting, D. Lubach en W.M. Logeman de Erven C.M. van Bolhuis Hoitsema, Groningen 1858   E 370 p. + 95 p. This album contains the article "Iets over het Billard" pages 65 - 92 written by Dr. D. Bierens de Haan about the physics of the billiard game.  This article led to his later published book "Het Biljart".
353 Netherlands Dutch Algemeene Bibliotheek 4                  Het Biljart Dr. D. Bierens De Haan A.W. Sijthoff, Leiden 1860   O 40 p. Theoretical (physics) explanation about the game of billiards.  Probably one of the first Dutch books fully dedicated to the game of billiards.
354 Netherlands Dutch De Volmaakte Kaarstpeler J.L. van Hal (D) D. Noothoven van Goor, Leiden 1870 2nd (Tweede vermeerderde en verbeterde druk.) O 207 p. 1st edition dates from 1857.  Book about card games with a chapter of 31 pages about billiards explaining the rules of 14 different billiard games.
355 Netherlands Dutch Kunststooten Gespeeld op het Wilhelmina-Biljart L.B. Salomon Biljartfabriek Wilhelmina, Amsterdam 1908   O 107 p. About 75 plates with carom billiards special figures.  Edited by Wilhelmina, a billiard table manufacturer.
356 Netherlands Dutch Kleine Billardschool.  Carambolagespel.   J.F. van de Ven, Baarn 1910 2nd O 32 Little book on carom billiards. 23 diagrams.
357 Netherlands Dutch Van het groene laken Is. Querido Scheltens & Giltay, Amsterdam 1911   O 63 Querido was a famous writer at the time and hooked to the game of carom billards. The author explains the attraction of the game and his view of the game at that time. http://www.mokums.nl/querido.html
358 Netherlands Dutch De Memoires van Janus van de "Witte" ter gelegenheid van zijn vijftig jarig jubileum Een temporair lid. Is. Van Mens (?) Firma L.J.C. Boucher, Den Haag 1917   O 96 Under the auspices of the KNBB, billiard basics
359 Netherlands Dutch Het Biljartspel E. J. F. Horemans (B) Nijgh & van Ditmar N.V., Rotterdam 1919 1st O 69 p. First edition of a long series.  This book is more for beginners at the Libre game.  At the end there is an unfoldable drawing containing 28 figures, in the book there are 49 diagrams.
360 Netherlands Dutch Het Biljartspel E. J. F. Horemans (B) Nijgh & van Ditmar N.V., Rotterdam 1924 2nd O 69 p. Yellow cover.  This book, although it has the same title and author has besides smaller dimensions not the same content as the 1942 edition.  This book is more for beginners at the Libre game.  At the end there is an unfoldable drawing containing 29 figures
361 Netherlands Dutch Vermakelijke kunstjes op het biljart alsmede van een 40-tal effectvolle Kunststooten Practicus N.V. A.W. Segboer's Uitgevers-Maatschappij, Den Haag 1924   O 61 p. Tricks and phantasy
362 Netherlands Dutch Lustrum-Uitgave samensteld ter gelegenheid van het 5-jarig bestaan van den Onderlingen Bond van Biljart-Clubs te Utrecht Anonymous, Wp. Edited by Onderlingen Bond van Biljart-Clubs te Utrecht 1925   O 48 p.  5 year history about the Billiard League in Utrecht, Netherlands, during the period of 1920 - August 23, 1925.  Accompanied by photo's and lots of results.
363 Netherlands Dutch Leerboek van het Biljartspel L.D. van der Vijver (D) N.V. Leeuwarder Papierwarenfabriek 1925   O 412 p. Detailed book on Libre, lots of figures wit detailed explanation, soft cover. Signed by owner.
364 Netherlands Dutch Gebouwen en Terreinen voor Gymnastiek, Spel en Sport. Handleiding voor den bouw, den aanleg en de inrichting P.W.Scharroo and Jan Wils N. V. Wed. J. Ahrend & Zoon, Amsterdam 1925   O 266 p. Book about building sporting accomodations.Pages 78, 79 and 80 about billiard rooms. 
365 Netherlands Dutch Het Biljartspel H.C.L. Wenning (D) G.B. Van Goor Zonen, Gouda 1928 1st O 72 p. Basics
366 Netherlands Dutch Het Biljartspel. Handleiding voor Beginners en Gevorderden. H.C.L. Wenning (D) G.B. Van Goor Zonen, Gouda 1928 1st O 72 Basics about carom billiards wiht 60 diagrams.
367 Netherlands Dutch Het Driebandenspel                        Grondslagen en Voorschriften H.C.L. Wenning (D) G.B. van Goor Zonen's U.M. n.v., 's Gravenhage 1936   O 51 p. Little book on 3-cushion billiards.  Also a little chapter on "stoppen" a technique to be used in pocket billiards "de Carolinepartij".
368 Netherlands Dutch Van Groot Spel tot Serie Americaine René Gabriëls (B) H.L. Smit & Zoon, Hengelo 1944   O 184 p. + atlas 72 p. Hard cover. Detailed figures on "rappels" and "Série Américaine"
369 Netherlands Dutch Van Groot Spel tot Serie Americaine René Gabriëls (B) H.L. Smit & Zoon, Hengelo 1944   O 184 p. + atlas 72 p. Hard cover. Detailed figures on "rappels" and "Série Américaine" Signature by Rene Gabriëls To Edouard en Anette, May 1969.  
370 Netherlands Dutch Van Groot Spel tot Serie Americaine René Gabriëls (B) H.L. Smit & Zoon, Hengelo 1945   O 184 p. + atlas 72 p. Hard cover. Detailed figures on "rappels" and "Série Américaine"
371 Netherlands Dutch Van Groot Spel tot Serie Americaine René Gabriëls (B) H.L. Smit & Zoon, Hengelo 1946   O 184 p. + atlas 72 p. Hard cover. Detailed figures on "rappels" and "Série Américaine"
372 Netherlands Dutch De Nederlandsche Biljartbond NBB. Statuten, Huishoudelijk Reglement, Wedstrijdreglement, Spel- en Arbitragereglement, Competitiereglement   De Nederlandsche Biljartbond (NBB) 1947   O 92 Map with perforated pages bound together by thin metal strips. Containing the rules and regulations of the Dutch Billard Federation (NBB) at the time.
373 Netherlands Dutch Leerboek van het Biljartspel L.D. van der Vijver, P.J. van de Pol (D) Uitgave Mulder & Co, Amsterdam 1949   O 395 p. Number of figures taken over from the 1925 book of van der Vijver, but now added photo's and results of van de Pol.
374 Netherlands Dutch Leerboek van het Biljartspel L.D. van der Vijver, P.J. van de Pol (D) Uitgave Mulder & Co, Amsterdam 1949   O 395 p. Number of figures taken over from the 1925 book of van der Vijver, but now added photo's and results of van de Pol.
375 Netherlands Dutch Het Biljartspel J. Dommering en P. De Goede (D) Van Loghum Slaterus, Arnhem 1950 2de herziene O 74 p. Basics, a few figures, some interesting historic anecdotes
376 Netherlands Dutch Biljart. Een serie stoten voor beginners en gevorderden. 1ste deel A.W.C. Jacobs Amstel Brouwerij N.V. 1951   O 36 p. Edited by the Amstel brewery as a promotion.  About carom billiards with 25 photos.
377 Netherlands Dutch Biljart. Een serie stoten voor beginners en gevorderden. 1ste deel A.W.C. Jacobs Amstel Brouwerij N.V. 1951   O 36 Edited by the Amstel brewery as a promotion.  About carom billiards with 25 photos.
378 Netherlands Dutch Biljarten (Ken uw sport) M.A.F. Soliën (D) Uitgeverij J.F. Duwaer & Zonen, Amsterdam 1951 1st (? Hoppe on front) O 48 Bsics about carom billiards. Print supported by KNBB.  In the back information about how to contact the KNBB.
379 Netherlands Dutch Het Biljartspel J. Dommering en P. De Goede (D) Van Loghum Slaterus, Arnhem 1954 3rd O 77 p. Basics, a few figures, some interesting historic anecdotes
380 Netherlands Dutch Het biljartspel A.W.H. van Haaren and J.E. van der Hoek Jr (D) N.V. Uitgeversmij. Kosmos, Amsterdam, Antwerpen 1956 2nd O 60 Part of series of hobby books "Weten en Kunnen nr. 257". General book about carom billiards.
381 Netherlands Dutch Biljart. Een tweede serie stoten voor beginners en gevorderden. A.W.C. Jacobs Amstel Brouwerij N.V. 1961   O 40 Contains 28 diagrams based on photo's and some record lists about carom billiards. On the photo's the "running lines" of the cue ball and object ball are drawn which makes it easier to understand.
382 Netherlands Dutch Weten en Kunnen. Het Biljartspel. A. van Haaren, J. van der Hoek N.V. Uitgeversmij. Kosmos, Amsterdam, Antwerpen 1962 3rd O 60 Basics of carom billiards.
383 Netherlands Dutch François Villon Verzamelde Gedichten François Villon vertalingen van Ernst Van Altena Van Ditmar, Amsterdam 1963 1. Limited "luxe gebonden" edition O 265 + 40 This book contains the translations of a number of works by the French poet François Villon who lived a tumultuous life in Paris in the 15th century. In one of these works "Le Petit Testament" writen in 1461 -1462 and published in 1489 he mentions the word "billart" as one of the first in literature. Dedication : "Voor Saskia en Shalom als "voortijdig" huwelijksgeschenk Ernst van Altena (die je in Villon's Parijs leerde kennen) 5 mei 1964."
384 Netherlands Dutch biljartspel A.W.H. van Haaren and J.E. van der Hoek (D) N.V. Uitgeversmij. Kosmos, Amsterdam, Antwerpen 1965 4th O 60 Wenk hobbygidsen357. Book about carom billiards. Contains 42 diagrams.
385 Netherlands Dutch biljartspel A.W.H. van Haaren and J.E. van der Hoek (D) N.V. Uitgeversmij. Kosmos, Amsterdam, Antwerpen 1965 5th O 67 Wenk hobbygidsen357. Book about carom billiards. Contains 42 diagrams.
386 Netherlands Dutch Carambole J. van der Hoek (D) La Rivière & Voorhoeve, Zwolle 1966   O 173 Book on billiards in general, containing photo's, tabels of championships, information on players.  This book is not about technique.
387 Netherlands Dutch Carambole J. van der Hoek (D) La Rivière & Voorhoeve, Zwolle 1966   O 176 p. Book on billiards in general, containing photo's, tabels of championships, information on players.  This book is not about technique.
388 Netherlands Dutch Carambole J. van der Hoek (D) La Rivière & Voorhoeve, Zwolle 1966   O 177 p. Book on billiards in general, containing photo's, tabels of championships, information on players.  This book is not about technique.
389 Netherlands Dutch Carambole J. van der Hoek (D) La Rivière & Voorhoeve, Zwolle 1967   O 177 p. Book on billiards in general, containing photo's, tabels of championships, information on players.  This book is not about technique.
390 Netherlands Dutch Biljartspel A.W.H. van Haaren and J.E. van der Hoek (D) Kosmos, Amsterdam, Antwerpen 1968 5th O 67 p. BasicS
391 Netherlands Dutch Een partijtje LIBRE Hans Wiegel Nijgh & van Ditmar, 's Gravenhage, Rotterdam 1968   O 88 Vision on politics and society by the Dutch liberal politician Hans Wiegel (°1941).  The book is in the list because he uses billiards in the title (with photo) as a metaphore for his beliefs and as a reaction on Tien over Rood (Ten over red) from his socialist counterpart..
392 Netherlands Dutch Biljarten M.A.F. Soliën (D) Uitgeverij J.F. Duwaer & Zonen, Amsterdam 1968 7th O 48 Print supported by KNBB, introduction by J.J. van Vliet president of the KNBB at the time.  Basics of the billiard game, very well explained in such a little book, with lots of small diagrams. Cover photo Chris van der Smissen.
393 Netherlands Dutch Biljarten M.A.F. Soliën (D) Uitgeverij J.F. Duwaer & Zonen, Amsterdam 1968 7th O 48 Print supported by KNBB, introduction by J.J. van Vliet president of the KNBB at the time.  Basics of the billiard game, very well explained in such a little book, with lots of small diagrams. Cover photo Chris van der Smissen.
394 Netherlands Dutch Biljarten M.A.F. Soliën (D) Uitgeverij J.F. Duwaer & Zonen, Amsterdam 1968 9th O 45 Print supported by KNBB, introduction by W. Eeuwijk vice president of the KNBB at the time.  Basics of the billiard game, very well explained in such a little book, with lots of small diagrams.
395 Netherlands Dutch Stok en Ballen. Blomlezing fan Biljertpoëzij foar it Fryske Folk. Jo Smit (J. Sjeiksma) Edited by Author. 1970 1st O 47 Signed by author. Nr. 33 out of 200. Cover and illustrations by Reinder van der Leest. A florilegium of 47 Frisian poems by Jo Smit and other Frisian poets about the game of billiards (which the author adapted) starting as from 1603. http://fy.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jo_Smit
396 Netherlands Dutch Stok en Ballen. Blomlezing fan Biljertpoëzij foar it Fryske Folk. Jo Smit (J. Sjeiksma) Edited by Author. 1970 1st O 47 Nr. 104 out of 200. Cover and illustrations by Reinder van der Leest. A florilegium of 47 Frisian poems by Jo Smit and other Frisian poets about the game of billiards (which the author adapted) starting as from 1603. http://fy.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jo_Smit
397 Netherlands Dutch Biljartspel A.W.H. van Haaren and J.E. van der Hoek (D) Kosmos, Amsterdam, Antwerpen 1972 6th O 67 Basics
398 Netherlands Dutch Jaarboek 1972 - '73 KNBB KNBB 1973   O 80 Overview of the 72 -73 sport season given by the Dutch billiard league KNBB with names of players, results of national and international championships, …
399 Netherlands Dutch Biljartspel A.W.H. van Haaren and J.E. van der Hoek (D) Kosmos, Amsterdam, Antwerpen 1975 7th O 67 Basics
400 Netherlands Dutch Jaarboek 1974 - '75 KNBB KNBB 1975   O 80 Overview of the 74 -75 sport season given by the Dutch billiard league KNBB with names of players, results of national and international championships, …
401 Netherlands Dutch Biljarten en nog vijf Gerard Klinkert (D) Spruyt, Van Mantgem & De Does BV, Leiden 1983 2nd O 93 p. Under the auspices of the KNBB, billiard basics
402 Netherlands Dutch Zo speelt u biljart Simon Vermeent (D) Elsevier, Amsterdam, Brussel 1983 2nd O 112 Basics about carom billiards. Contains 89 diagrams.
403 Netherlands Dutch Zo speelt u biljart Simon Vermeent (D) Elsevier, Amsterdam, Brussel 1983 3rd O 112 Basics
404 Netherlands Dutch Eensgezindheid 1863. 120 jaar societeitsleven Hengelo. van den Bos, ten Cate, Polee, Schrijver, Waldkötter Uitgegeven in eigen beheer 1983   O 110 Book about the 120 year history of the circle "Sociëteit Eensgezindheid".  Also a chapter about the billiards club of the circle.
405 Netherlands Dutch Kennismaken met de biljartsport voor iedereen J.A. Kauffman, G. Klinkert, J.C. Mulder, B.J. Stevens Spruyt, Van Mantgem & De Does BV, Leiden 1984   O 63 Under the auspices of the KNBB, billiard basics
406 Netherlands Dutch Kennismaken met de biljartsport voor iedereen J.A. Kauffman, G. Klinkert, J.C. Mulder, B.J. Stevens Spruyt, Van Mantgem & De Does BV, Leiden 1984   O 63 Under the auspices of the KNBB, billiard basics
407 Netherlands Dutch Informatie 1984 KNBB KNBB 1984   O 98 Overview of the 83 - 84 sport season given by the Dutch billiard league KNBB with names of players, results of national and international championships, …
408 Netherlands Dutch Hans Vultink Olaf Erikson Thieme, Zutphen 1984 1st O 158 Biography on Hans Vultink
409 Netherlands Dutch Hans Vultink Olaf Erikson Thieme, Zutphen 1984 1st O 158 Biography on Hans Vultink
410 Netherlands Dutch Biljarten (Ken uw sport) M.A.F. Soliën (D) H.J.W. Becht's Uitgeversmaatschappij bv, Amsterdam 1985 11th O 45 Print supported by KNBB, introduction by Jan Lageweg president of the KNBB at the time.  Basics of the billiard game, very well explained in such a little book, with lots of small diagrams.
411 Netherlands Dutch Biljarten (Ken uw sport) M.A.F. Soliën (D) H.J.W. Becht's Uitgeversmaatschappij bv, Amsterdam 1985 12th O 48 Print supported by KNBB.  In the back information about how to contact the KNBB has been added manually.
412 Netherlands Dutch Biljart. Ik ben benieuwd of... G. Sijbers (D) Alberts, Maaseik, Sittard 1986   O 84 Basics on Libre
413 Netherlands Dutch Het leuke van Biljarten Wim Kleine D) Hema BV, Amsterdam 1986   O 64 Basics and anecdotes.  Name owner John Merckaert who was an accomplished player and international referee.  Once Champion of Belgium in balkline 35/2 (small table)
414 Netherlands Dutch Basisboek Biljarten . Instructie Verzamelen Spelsituaties Cas Juffermans (D) Tirion, Baarn 1987 3rd O 168 General principles on French Billiards, lots of figures
415 Netherlands Dutch Biljarten Fred Postema (D) Van Holkema & Warendorf 1987   O 80 Basics but some interesting 3-cushion figures with placement of object ball
416 Netherlands Dutch Basisboek.Bandstoten, Driebanden, Kader 38/2 Cas Juffermans (D) Tirion, Baarn 1988   O 175 Book on 3-cushion, 1-cushion, Balkline 38/2 with lots of figures 
417 Netherlands Dutch Biljarten Fred Postema (D) Van Holkema & Warendorf 1988   O 81 Basics but some interesting 3-cushion figures with placement of object ball
418 Netherlands Dutch Wolthoorn  & Co. 1923 - 1988. Jan Abrahamse, Dout Benedek-Siegersma, Fred van Garderen Wolthoorn & Co, Turftorenstraat 6, Groningen 1988   O 192 The 65-year history (1923 - 1965) of this 'café-biljart' is told by many testimonies and stories with the billiard table as a silent witness. This beautiful café in Groningen (Netherlands) still exists:  http://www.cafewolthoorn.nl/iindex.html
419 Netherlands Dutch Beginnerscursus "Biljarten voor Vrouwen" Instruktie en oefeningen Ine Wijnen KNBB 1989   O 20  
420 Netherlands Dutch Basisboek. Biljarten Kader 38/2 Cas Juffermans (D) Tirion, Baarn 1993   O 176 Detailed book with lots of figures on Balkline 38/2 (small billiard table)
421 Netherlands Dutch Snooker                          Jan Baeten and Michael Clarke Tirion, Baarn 1993 3rd O 112 Book on training, technique and tactics of snooker.
422 Netherlands Dutch Poolbiljart, Training en Techniek Bogdan Pejcic, Rolf Meyer (G) Uitgeverij Elmar, Rijswijk 1994   O 87 History, how to start playing, rules of pool.  Translation from "Poolbillard, Grundlagen für Training und Spiel".
423 Netherlands Dutch Basisboek. Bandstoten Cas Juffermans (D) Tirion, Baarn 1994 2nd O 176 Detailed book on 1-cushion play with lots of figures.
424 Netherlands Dutch Biljarten. Een handleiding voor beginners. Jaap Snijders, A.C.A. Lemmers Uitgeverij Helmond, Helmond 1994   O 80 Basic instruction book about carom billiards.
425 Netherlands Dutch 50 Jaar District Alkmaar. 28 februari 1944 - 1194 Several authors. Editorial office : Jan Snel, Joop Koelman,  Joop Roelands KNBB District Alkmaar 1994 1st O 204 Book about 50 years of history (1944-1994) of the Dutch billiards district Alkmaar, part of the Dutch Billiards League (KNBB), the current situation and its future.
426 Netherlands Dutch Biljarten voor de Jeugd André Agema (D) Edited by author 1995     84 Carom billiards training course for youth players with lots of diagrams.
427 Netherlands Dutch Daar sta je dan als koffiedikkijker.  Bloemlezing uit 33 jaar sportjournalistiek in de Volkskrant. Ben de Graaf (D) de Volkskrant, Amsterdam 1996   O 102 Contains an material about Raymond Ceulemans, his 100'd title and win in Las Vegas.
428 Netherlands Dutch Groninger Biljart Club. De geschiedenis van de oudste Biljartclub in Nederland. 1897 - 1997 H.R. Hoepman Groninger Biljart Club, Groningen 1997   O 81 History 1897 - 1997 of the oldest billiard club in the Netherlands.
429 Netherlands Dutch Pool                                    Geschiedenis, Internationale Spelregels, Sport & Recreatie Wil Monsieurs (D) Gaade Uitgevers, Houten 1997   O 70 Nice book to get an overall view on the game of pool, its history, rules, statistics.
430 Netherlands Dutch Knipselkrant 1996/1997   Vereniging Driebanden Nederland 1997   O 150 Bundle of copied newspaper articles about the Dutch 3-cushion Interclub competition of the sporting season 1996-1997. Contains 100's of articles.
431 Netherlands Dutch Biljartvereniging Horna. Jubileum uitgave. 65 jaar Horna in 1998. Editorial office: J. Sluiter, J. Zweet Biljartvereniging Horna 1998 1st O 48 Book about the 65 years of history of the Horna billiards club. The club is based in Hoorn, in the province of Noord-Holland (Northern-Holland). It is one of the many examples of Dutch billiard clubs that wrote a book about their history made possible due to good organisation and archiving.
432 Netherlands Dutch 50 Jaar Helderse Christelijke Sport Centrale 1948 - 1998 Gerrit Volder, Piet Postma Helderse Christelijke Sport Centrale 1998   O 53 History of the Helderse Christelijke Sport Centrale at the occasion of their golden jubliee (1948 -1995).  This sporting organisation based in the Dutch city Den Helder has soccer -, volleyball -, indoor soccer - and billiards teams.
433 Netherlands Dutch 75 jaar biljartgeschiedenis van het District Rotterdam van de KNBB 1923 - 1998 Maarten van Bodegom AVW Vakpers BV, Capelle aan den Ijssel 1998   O 56 History of the game, billiard clubs and players in the district of Rotterdam (Netherlands) from 1923 - 1998.
434 Netherlands Dutch De Top 500. De beste Nederlandse sporters van de 20ste eeuw. Anton Witkamp, Leo van de Ruit.  Billiards by Ben de Graaf. Premium Press BV Publishers, Maarssen 1999   O 575 Description of the 500 top sportsmen of the Netherlands in the 20th century of which 13 billiard players : Jean Bessems, Jos Bongers, Arie Bos, Rini van Bracht, Hendrik Robijns, Christ van der Smissen, Jan Sweering, Piet van de Pol, Kees de Ruijter, Jan Dommering, Henk Scholte, Hans Vultink en Dick Jaspers.
435 Netherlands Dutch Practische Biljartkennis   deel 3 Driebanden Gerard Klinkert (D) C.V. Producties, Amsterdam 1999 2nd O 104 Technique and figures for 3-cushion. Mix of photo's and figures.
436 Netherlands Dutch 50 jaar Enschedese Biljart Bond. 12 april 1949 - 12 april 1999.   Enschedese Biljart Bond  1999   O 28 Tribute illustrated with photo's to the 50th anniversary of the billiard association of the Dutch city of Enschede. This association was independent of the KNBB, the Dutch national billiard association.
437 Netherlands Dutch Practische Biljartkennis   deel 4 en 5 kader 38/2 en bandstoten Gerard Klinkert (D) C.V. Producties, Amsterdam 2001 1st O 168 Technique and figures for balkline 38/2 and 1-cushion play
438 Netherlands Dutch De Friesche Club 100 Jaar Siep Braaksma, André Braaksma (D) De Friesche Club, Leeuwarden 2001   O 310 100 year history of the Friesche billiardsclub, based in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands.  Contains a lot of photo's and historical information.
439 Netherlands Dutch Raymond Ceulemans           Biljartfenomeen Wim Kleine (D) Voorkeurboek Specials 2001   O 92 Biography about the career of Raymond Ceulemans
440 Netherlands Dutch 75 jaar District Bollenstreek 1929 - 2004 Ben Duivenvoorde, Cas Juffermans, Bert Vaneman, Jubileumboek Alkmaar District Bollenstreek 2004   O 104 This book is about the 75-year billiard history of the 'Bollenstreek' which is the flower bulb growing region in the Netherlands around the city of Leiden in the province of South-Holland. The book is richly illustrated with photos, tables and cartoons.
441 Netherlands Dutch Een vrije vlucht Haven Kimmel (U.S.) Arena, Amsterdam 2004   O 271 Translated from English by Bert Meelker.  Original title "Something Rising (Light and Swift)".  Literature about a woman fighting for a better future and playing pool.
442 Netherlands Dutch The Road to Glory, Pool voor iedereen Willem La Rivière Tirion Sport, Baarn 2005 2nd revised O 284 Different strokes and explanation on tactics and psychology in pool.
443 Netherlands Dutch Beter Biljarten                          Instructie Kampioenen Geschiedenis Feiten Cas Juffermans (D) Francis Productions, Amsterdam 2007 4th O 176 General principles on French Billiards with lots of figures and tables with results of championships
444 Netherlands Dutch Praktische Biljartkennis deel 1 Beginners en iets gevorderden Gerard Klinkert (D) Drukkerij Palteam, Duivendrecht. C.V. Producties, Amsterdam 2007 5th O 102 Technique for beginners.  Mix of photo's and figures.
445 Netherlands Dutch Praktische Biljartkennis deel 2 Gevorderden Gerard Klinkert (D) C.V. Producties, Amsterdam 2007 4th O 112 Technique for advanced players. Mix of photo's and figures.
446 Netherlands Dutch De Harmonie eens het culturele centrum van Groningen J.M. Minderhout Profiel Uitgeverij, Bedum 2008   O 176 History of the circle "De Harmonie" based in Groningen founded in 1840 that throughout its history housed a billiard club.  Many phto's and historical background.
447 Netherlands Dutch Van Billard naar Biljart. Twee eeuwen sport en spel op Sociëteit 'De Witte'. J.W. van Zijl Nieuwe of Litéraire Sociëteit de Witte, Den Haag 2009   O 90 Signed by author "gewoon blijven oefenen 22 - 1 - 2009". This book handles partially the history of billiards but mainly the history of one of the oldest and most prominent clubhouses in the Netherlands in combination with billiards. See also "De Memoires van Janus ..." in this list which was a source of inspiration.
448 Netherlands Dutch Lies Schrier 1887 - 1962. Biljartkampioene. Jaap Labrujere, Henk van Heijst Edited by authors 2009   O 12 Historical research and tribute to Lies Schrier a female Dutch billiard player, born in Domburg, who lived from 1887 - 1962.  Born in the same year as that other billiard champion Willie Hoppe.
449 Netherlands Dutch/ English Wereldkampioenschap driebanden Frits Bakker (D) Stichting Best, Sluiskil 2010   O 120 Beautiful edition with lots of photo's on the occasion of the world championship 3 cushion atSluiskil, 2010.  Presents the participants and gives an overview of world championsships of the past.
450 Netherlands Dutch Van acquit Pietro Grossi translated by Pieter van der Drift van Gennep, Amsterdam 2010   O 175 Novel about a man, Dino, who gets confronted with big changes, turmoil in his life nothing likes the structured game of billiards he plays fanatically.
451 Netherlands Dutch Zwolsche Biljartclub 1910 - 2010 Roel Wichers Zwolsche Biljartclub, Zwolle 2010   O 160  
452 Netherlands Dutch Modern Biljarten. Het puntensysteem. A. Duon Edited by author 2011   O 83 Explains the 3-cushion diamond system and a number of other systems in detail. Contains 136 diagrams, nicely illustrated.
453 Netherlands Dutch Encyclopedie van de Ereklasse Cees Sprangers (D) Drukkerij Gianotten, Tilburg.  Uitgave Cees Sprangers 2011   O 815 Impressive description of 313 top players that were active in the Netherlands in the last century.
454 Netherlands Dutch Koninklijke Nederlandse Biljartbond 100 Jaar Biljarten Hans Coolegem, Peter de Brie, Ernest Schraven (D) Coolegem Media, Rotterdam 2011   O 192 Book around the 100th anniversary of the K.N.B.B., the Dutch Billiard League. This book is richly illustrated.  The first Dutch billiard club was founded in 1897 in Groningen.
455 Netherlands Dutch Ethiek en Biljarten - Een filosofische beschouwing Hans Eekels Unibook 2011   O 65 Nice philosophical book on ethics and billiards.  How do you behave on the billiard table?  Something we're all troubled with at some stages of the game.
456 Netherlands Dutch Humor en Biljarten - En andere verhalen Hans Eekels Unibook 2011   O 56 Funny stories around the billiard table.
457 Netherlands Dutch de Poolbijbel Nick Metcalfe Veltman Uitgevers, Utrecht 2011   O 224 Book about how to play the game of pool. Contains many diagrams and photo's.
458 Netherlands Dutch Kristalman. Multatuli-oefeningen. Atte Jongstra Uitgeverij De Arbeiderspers.  Utrecht, Amsterdam, Antwerpen 2012 1st O 416 Author devotes p. 147-159 to the role of billiards in Dutch literature of the 19th century in general and more particular how it was used and handled by the author Multatuli (Eduard Douwes Dekker 1820 - 1887).
459 Netherlands Dutch De term 'kan niet' is allang geschrapt Ben Leek Edited by Author 2012   O 60 Autobiography of the Dutch amateur carom billiard player Ben Leek (1938 -2015). Despite the severe physical handicaps he was born with he was able to develop to a high amateur level player making series of 400 in straigth rail (finishing in 1 inning). In this little book, Ben explains in a very colorful and humoristic way how he dealed with challenges in life. Title translation : "The word 'cannot' has long been deleted." 
460 Netherlands Dutch The Blomdahl Era Bert van Manen Bert van Manen, Ede 2014 1st O 205 This book unravels the last 30 years of three-cushion billiards and consists of columns, tournament and championship results and a 10 page interview with Torblörn Blomdahl.
461 Netherlands Dutch Het Tijdperk Blomdahl Bert van Manen Edited by author. Drukwerkconsultancy Bunnik. 2015 1st O 205 Translation of "The Blomdahl Era" by Bert van Manen. For more details look for the original in this list.
462 Netherlands Dutch Basisboek Biljarten techniek - oefenstof - spelsituaties Cas Juffermans (D) Tirion Sport, Baarn 2015 9th O 168 General principles on French Billiards, lots of figures
463 Netherlands Dutch De Verdieping.  Waarom bestuurders moeten leren fietsen. Jo van Engelen, Hans van Bommel van Duuren Media,Culemborg 2015 1st O 95 Using billiards and cycling as metaphores in order to explain how to correctly manage projects (in IT).
464 Netherlands Dutch De grote vakantie Thé Lau Lebowski Publishers - Overamstel uitgevers, Amsterdam 2015   O 111 Facing terminal illness the author wrote 10 bitter sweet short stories. Contains the beautiful short story "Russisch Biljart" (Russian billiards) where an innocent game of billiards gets a sudden twist.
465 Netherlands Dutch Ik weet toevallig dat het laken groen is Ludo Ludius Uitgeverij de Graveinse Abeel, Amsterdam 2016   O 235 A combination of 99 humorous stories and poems about the game of billiards.
466 Netherlands Dutch Basisboek Biljarten                 techniek . oefenstof . spelsituaties  Cas Juffermans (D) Tirion, Baarn 2007 - 2008 2nd O 176 General principles on French Billiards, lots of figures, soft cover
467 Netherlands Dutch Biljart in ontwikkeling Fréderic Caudron; Frans van Kuyk; Jean-Michel Fray edited by author ND   O 343  
468 Netherlands Dutch Biljarten (Ken uw sport) M.A.F. Soliën (D) Uitgeverij Vermande/Duwaer, Ijmuiden ND 8th O 48 Print supported by KNBB.  Basics of the billiard game, very well explained in such a little book, with lots of small diagrams.
469 Netherlands Dutch Biljarten (Ken uw sport) M.A.F. Soliën (D) Uitgeverij J.F. Duwaer & Zonen, Amsterdam ND   O 48 Print supported by KNBB.  Earlier date than 1985, no ISBN, date or n° edition
470 Netherlands Dutch Biljarten (Ken uw sport) M.A.F. Soliën (D) Uitgeverij J.F. Duwaer & Zonen, Amsterdam ND   O 48 Print supported by KNBB.  Earlier date than 1985, no ISBN, date or n° edition
471 Netherlands Dutch Van Het Groot Spel naar de Serie-Americaine René Gabriëls (B) N.V. Foresta Groningen ND   O 184 + 72 Green Hard cover.  Smaller dimensions and smaller print than original print from 1944.  No edition date mentioned. Better quality of paper and cover than original 1944 edition.
472 Netherlands Dutch Van Het Groot Spel naar de Serie-Americaine René Gabriëls (B) N.V. Foresta Groningen ND   O 184 + 72 Green Hard cover.  Smaller dimensions and smaller print than original print from 1944.  No edition date mentioned. Better quality of paper and cover than original 1944 edition.
473 Netherlands Dutch Het Biljartspel E. J. F. Horemans (B) Nijgh & van Ditmar N.V., Rotterdam   4th O 69 Paperback. Green front with photo.  This book, although it has the same title and author has besides smaller dimensions not the same content as the 1942 edition.  This book is more for beginners at the Libre game.  At the end there is an unfoldable drawing containing 28 figures
474 Netherlands Dutch Het Biljartspel E. J. F. Horemans (B) Nijgh & van Ditmar N.V., Rotterdam   4th O 69 Paperback. Green front with photo.  This book, although it has the same title and author has besides smaller dimensions not the same content as the 1942 edition.  This book is more for beginners at the Libre game.  At the end there is an unfoldable drawing containing 28 figures
475 Netherlands Dutch Het Biljartspel E.J.F. Horemans Nijgh & van Ditmar N.V., Rotterdam   3rd O 69 One of the many editions of the book of Belgian professional player Edouard Horemans with photo's of the younger Horemans.  Over 50 interesting figures.  At the end unfoldable paper about A3 with 30 additional figures.
476 Netherlands Dutch Het Biljartspel H.C.L. Wenning (D) Batavia, 's Gravenhage   2nd O 64 Basics
477 Netherlands Dutch Het Biljartspel H.C.L. Wenning (D) G.B. Van Goor Zonen, 's Gravenhage, Djakarta   4th O 64 Basics
478 Netherlands Dutch Het Biljartspel H.C.L. Wenning (D) Van Goor Zonen, Den Haag, Brussel   5th O 72 Basics
479 Netherlands Dutch Het Biljartspel H.C.L. Wenning (D) Van Goor Zonen, Den Haag, Brussel   5th O 72 Basics of carom billiards.
480 Netherlands Dutch Het Biljartspel. Handleiding voor Beginners en Gevorderden. H.C.L. Wenning (D) G.B. Van Goor Zonen's, 's Gravenhage, Djakarta   4th O 64 Basics of carom billiards.
481 Netherlands Dutch Biljarten M.A.F. Soliën (D) Uitgeverij J.F. Duwaer & Zonen, Amsterdam   6th O 48 Print supported by KNBB, introduction by J.J. van Vliet president of the KNBB at the time.  Basics of the billiard game, very well explained in such a little book, with lots of small diagrams.
482 Netherlands Dutch Biljarten (Ken uw sport) M.A.F. Soliën (D) Uitgeverij J.F. Duwaer & Zonen, Amsterdam   6th  O 48 Basics about carom billiards. Print supported by KNBB.  In the back information about how to contact the KNBB. (van de Pol on front)
483 Netherlands Dutch Overhouden. De twaalf geboden voor het spelen op de serie van Maurice Daly.         O 54 This is a partial Dutch translation of the original book of Maurice Daly. Hard cover.  Book does not mention any information about translator, date, …It explains the basis of keeping a good position in staight rail. 
484 South-Korea Korean Three Cushion Billiards Lesson   Ilsin Publishing, Souts-Korea 1990   O 382 About 3-cushion billiards.  Contains 521 diagrams, all with position play in mind.  Some words have been translated in English.
485 South-Korea Korean Master of 3 Cushion 1     2007   O 293 About 3-cushion billiards, mainly about systems and less about position play. .  Contains 100's of diagrams.  Key words have been translated in English.
486 South-Korea Korean Master of 3 Cushion 2     2008   O 287 About 3-cushion billiards.  Systems, position play, making ball 3 bigger, training.  Contains 100's of diagrams and photo's.  Key words have been translated in English.
487 South-Korea Korean Level Up of Carom Three Cushion Won Sang Osungbook 2011   O 251 Explaining lots of 3-cushion systems.  Contains 100's of diagrams.
488 South-Korea Korean Billiards   Osungbook 2012   O 382 About 3-cushion billiards.  Contains 324 diagrams.  These diagrams come from a book originally written by Robert Byrne.
489 South-Korea Korean Easyway for Carom Three Cushion   Osungbook 2013   O 224 Explaining the game of 3-cushion billiards in 200 steps and diagrams.  Where to hit the ball and how hard to play very clearly explained.
490 Spain Spanish Tesoro del Villar. Arte completo de este juego, sus principios funamentales, sus leyes y reglas, esposicio de todas las jugadas y medios practicos de ejecutablas por una, dos, tres y cuatro tablas, con todo lo necessario para tener una verdedadera intelingencia del mismo juego. V. de A. y V. Imprenta de J. Martin Alegria, Madrid 1860   O 62 Rare original of one of the oldest Spanish books completely consacrated to the game of billiards. Different aspects of the game are treated.  Contains 25 diagrams at the back on 2 pages that can be fold out.
491 Spain Spanish Arte de Aprender y Jugar el Noble Juego de Villa,r con las reglas y leyes en toda su extencion D. Gregorio Martinez Malaga, La Ilustracion Espanola: Libreria de José Garcia Taboadela, calle Nueva, num. 61 1864   O 32 Rare restaured original edited in 1864 in Malaga.  Text explains the rules of the game. At the end 2 unfoldable plates with 40 diagrams each.  Quite a lot of 3 cushion and special figures. 40 diagrams on jugadas de palos and the other 40 on the jugadas de villar. Jugadas de palos looks familiar to English billiards. Diagrams are very detailed for that era.
492 Spain Spanish Tesoro de Juegas en Societad   Sauri y Sabater, Barcelona 1896 5th O 288 Billiards on pp. 199-203.  Book of games.
493 Spain Spanish Tratado De Billar Don José Fernández-Hermosa Imp. De Primitivo Fernández-Hermosa, Madrid 1906   O 155 Book about the game of straight rail.  Has a niche history chapter about the end of the 19th century and another one about the famous players of that time.
494 Spain Spanish Todos los Secretos del Billar D. Julio Adorjan (H) Daniel Jorro, Madrid 1930 Numbered N° 2691 O 345 Very detailed book on the game of French Billards. Over 200 figures.
495 Spain Spanish Quiere Vd. Jugar al billar?  Guia practica para aprender tan noble juego Wan - Baecker Editorial B. Bauza, Barcelona 1930   O 80 General explanation about the game of carom billiards with 13 pictures, 33 diagrams and 7 photo's.
496 Spain Spanish Quiere Vd. Jugar al billar? Guia practica para aprender tan noble juego Wan-Baecker Editorial B. Bauza, Barcelona 1930   O 80 General explanation about the game of carom billiards with 13 pictures, 33 diagrams and 7 photo's.
497 Spain Spanish Billar J. Guinjoan Edited by Author, Grafica Minerva, Barcelona 1934   O 122 Book on the game of French billiards, its history as from the XVth century and Spanisch champions.
498 Spain Spanish Billar J. Guinjoan Edited by Author, Grafica Minerva, Barcelona 1934   O 122 Book on the game of French billiards, its history as from the XVth century and Spanisch champions. This is a slightly other version that the soft cover version. Cover pages are different and at the end a separate page has been added with a balkline measurements and 3-cushion figures in one diagram.
499 Spain Catalan Modernissim reglament general de Billar J. Guinjoan Billars Soler, Barcelona 1935   O 31 Rules of several billiard games played in the Barcelona region
500 Spain Catalan 40 homes i un campionnat Joan Vergé I Oller.  Caricatures A. Marti Farreres Tipografia Artisitica, Manresa 1936   O 75 Description and caricatures of 40 players assisting to a carom billiard championship.
501 Spain Spanish Tradado de Billar. Completo, exacto y sencillo. Domingo Murtra Tip. Maucci - Mallorca,     166 - 168, Barcelona 1940 2nd improved and expanded O 253 Book on carom billiards.  First edition published in Buenos Aires. Technical explanation has been expanded e.g.with "la série américaine". Contains photo's and 106 diagrams.  Contains a handwritten dedication to his friend Lugat, signed Domenesh Murtra, May 1936.
502 Spain Spanish Tratado de Billar                                 Completo, Exacto y Sencillo Domingo Murtra Tip. Maucci - Mallorca,     166 - 168, Barcelona 1940 2nd improved and expanded O 255 Book on carom billiards.  First edition published in Buenos Aires. Technical explanation has been expanded e.g. for "la série américaine".  There's a more recent photo of Murtra and the description and photo's of the late 1800's beginning 1900's has been left out.
503 Spain Spanish Tratado de Billar                                 Completo, Exacto y Sencillo Domingo Murtra Tip. Maucci - Mallorca,     166 - 168, Barcelona 1940 2nd improved and expanded O 255 Book on carom billiards.  First edition published in Buenos Aires. Technical explanation has been expanded e.g. for "la série américaine".  There's a more recent photo of Murtra and the description and photo's of the late 1800's beginning 1900's has been left out.
504 Spain Spanish El Billar.  Reglamento Internacional de los Partidos de Campeonato y Juegos generales del Billar   Editorial Sintes, Barcelona 1940   O 92 Rules of the game.  Some history.
505 Spain Spanish La Quimera del Marfil José Pons Mumbrù Hymsa, Casa del Libro, Barcelona 1942   O 127 Book on the background of French billiards.  Signed and dedicated by author in French to Clement Van Hassel, Belgian worldchampion.  "A Clement Van Hassel et charmante épouse avec mon amitié et mes respects, -signature- Barcelone 8/3/1956.  Championnat d'Europe Partie Libre".                   
506 Spain Spanish La Quimera del Marfil José Pons Mumbrù Hymsa, Casa del Libro, Barcelona 1942   O 127 Book on the background of French billiards.  Signed and dedicated by author in Spanish to Carlos Davin, February 1, 1943.
507 Spain Spanish Historia del Billar Pedro Gomis Lluch Editorial Juventud, Barcelona 1952 1st O 128 Book on the history of the game and billard champions.
508 Spain Spanish ABC ….XYZ del billar Javier Ardévol Dous Editorial Sintes, Barcelona 1971   O 432 Over 276 figures.  Very detailed book on the game of French billiards.
509 Spain Spanish billar                                                       técnica de la reunión Maurice Daly, William W. Harris Editorial Hispana Europea, Barcelona 1975   O 313 Hard cover with dust jacket. Coleccion Herakles. Biblioteca Enciclopedica de los Deportes.  Book on straight rail and balkline, how to gather the balls.
510 Spain Spanish Billar Artisitico. Iniciacion. Valeriano Parera Sans Emilio Puig Nadal, Valerio Parera Sans 1977 2nd. N° 00191. O 58 (not numbered) Contains 76 artistic billiard figures.  Also the rules of the game and some advice has been provided.
511 Spain Spanish Equipo Cronica                                                            La Partida de Billar Sala Luzan, Caja de ahorros de la inmaculada, Zaragossa   1978   O 34 Catalogue and invitation for the exhibition of paintings and objects of the art group Equipo Cronica in Zaragossa on October 1978 about "La Partida de Billar".
512 Spain Catalan? La Partida de Billar            Equipo Cronica Tomàs Llorens Edicions 62, Barcelona 1978   O 36 This the catalogue of the exposition "La Partidade Billar" of the Equipo Cronica in the Galeria Maeght.   Most of these paintings and objects were made between the end of 1976 and the end of 1977.  One of the most remarkable and intense entrances of the billiard game in the world of the fine arts.
513 Spain Spanish El Billar                                        Manual Completo Ilustrado Juan Salvador Editorial De Vecchi, Barcelona 1987   O 125 Describes the different billiard games and rules and emphasis on stance, stroke, how to place the hand.
514 Spain Spanish Billar, Mis Jugadas Favoritas Valerio Parera Sans Hispano Europea, Barcelona 1990   O 335 Book treating many aspects of the French billiards game.
515 Spain Spanish El Gran Libro Del Billar Riccardo Belluta, Valentina Rosapinta Editorial De Vecchi, Barcelona 1991   O 189 This book treats mainly the Italian 5 keens game (cinque birilli) and its rules.  Contains 221 diagrams and some photos.
516 Spain Spanish Arte de Aprender y Jugar el Noble Juego de Villar con las reglas y leyes en toda su extencion D. Gregorio Martinez Librerias Paris-Valencia, Valencia 1993   R 32 Reprint of the original book edited in 1864 in Malaga.  Text explains the rules of the game. At the 2 unfoldable plates with 40 diagrams each.  Quite a lot of 3 cushion and special figures.
517 Spain Spanish Arte de Aprender y Jugar el Noble Juego de Villar, con las reglas y leyes en toda su extencion D. Gregorio Martinez Librerias Paris-Valencia, Valencia 1993   R 32 Reprint of the original book edited in 1864 in Malaga.  Text explains the rules of the game. At the end 2 unfoldable plates with 40 diagrams each.  Quite a lot of 3 cushion and special figures. 40 diagrams on jugadas de palos and the other 40 on the jugadas de villar. Jugadas de palos looks familiar to English billiards.Diagrams are very detailed for that era.
518 Spain Spanish Billar a Tres Bandas José Maria Quetglas Ediciones Tutor, Madrid 1993   O 242 Detailed book on the game of 3-cushion (carom) billiards. Handles besides lots of interesting figures also aspects as fysical training, preparation Signed : "Para mi amigo Alberto, con todo mi afecto. -signature- La Corunà, Agosto 1.995".
519 Spain Catalan Imatges I Records                           Club Billar Matarò Sr. Salvador Robert, José Coronado Soto Columna Edicions, Barcelona 1995   O 61 p. Photo book on the history of the Billiard club Mataro.
520 Spain Spanish Billar, del aprendizaje a la competicion José Maria Quetglas Ediciones Tutor, Madrid 1996   O 119 p. Book on technique on French billiards and how to prepare for compettion.  Over 100 figures.
521 Spain Spanish Billar a Tres Bandas                  Sistemas Juan Villora, Toni Serralta Edited by Author?, Gandia 1997   O 219 p. Lots of interesting 3-cushion systems.  Some I've seen in other books, others new to me.  Systems are clearly explained.
522 Spain Spanish Billar a Tres Bandas Jesus Barriuso Editorial Dossoles, Burgos 1998   O 157 p. Literature.  Story of a magistrate and a police inspector woven around a game of 3-cushion.
523 Spain Spanish El jugador de billar Arturo Ruibalo Editorial J. Garcìa Verdugo, Madrid 1999   O 68 p. Play with 6 characters in a room with a billard table.
524 Spain Spanish el Jugador de Billar Andrès Neuman Pre-Textos, Valencia 2000 1st O 58 p. Poetry.  24 poems about and around the game of billiards.
525 Spain Spanish Billar Matematica y Fantasia Ferran Hollederer Gascón Edited by author, Copenhague 2000   E 68 p. Book on 3-cushion systems and phantsay strokes.  Makes extensive use of effect zones in his systems.
526 Spain Catalan Cent Anys de Billar a Mallorca Jaume Dora   2000   O 194 p. Book about the history of the game of billiards in Mallorca of the 20th century.  The book contains a lot of photo's and results of tournaments.  Signed "Al meu amic Guillem Salvá bon jugador de billar i millor persona - signature - 19/X/2000"
527 Spain Spanish Jugadores de billar José Avello Grupo Santillana de Ediciones, Madrid 2001     633 p. Literature. Around a group of friends, a billard table and a succession of caramboles life, passion is unraveled.
528 Spain Spanish Tesoro del Villar. Arte completo de este juego, sus principios funamentales, sus leyes y reglas, esposicio de todas las jugadas y medios practicos de ejecutablas por una, dos, tres y cuatro tablas, con todo lo necessario para tener una verdedadera intelingencia del mismo juego. V. de A. y V. Paris - Valencia S.L., Valencia 2002   R 62 Reprint of one of the oldest Spanish books completely consacrated to the game of billiards. Different aspects of the game are treated.  Contains 25 diagrams at the back on 2 pages that can be fold out.
529 Spain Spanish Billar a Tres Bandas Valeriano Parera Sans Hispano Europea, Barcelona 2002   O 255 p. Detailed book on the game of 3-cushion (carom) billiards. 338 illustrations among which lots of figures and color photo's. As most of Parera Sans books, you'll find at the end drawings of empty billiard tables which you can use for your drawing your own figures.
530 Spain Spanish Un Artista del Billar Gonzalo Hidalgo Bayal Alcancìa 2004 1st, N° 405 out of 500 O 39 p. Literature on billards and poetry.
531 Spain Spanish Estocadas Secretas del Billar José Maria Quetglas Ediciones Tutor, Madrid 2004   O 270 p. This book explains the lifes, psychology and vision of 9 top Spanish carom players including for each one a number of "secret" 3-cushion shots
532 Spain Spanish Billar con efecto y con afecto Valeriano Parera Sans Hispano Europea, Barcelona 2005 6th O 351 p. Very detailed book on the game of French Billards. Over 200 figures, lots of photos, anecdotes.
533 Spain Spanish UNA PARTIDA DE BILLAR (Una exposicion del ano 1985) Juan Luis Alzola La Caja de Canarias, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 2008   O 71 p. Catalogue of paintings by Juan Luis Alzola, mainly about billiards and chess.  Contains a number of articles describing the paintings.
534 Spain Spanish Tiro de Apertura Pietro Grossi El Aleph Editores, Barcelona 2008 1st O 170 Novel translated from Italian to Spanish by Helena Aguila Ruzola. Original title L'acchito.  Biiliards as a metaphore for order and logic.
535 Spain Spanish billar americano Marc Viaplana Hispano Europea, Barcelona 2010 8th O 187 p. Book on the techniques of pool.
536 Spain Spanish Juegos de Ingenio Mensa Peter Grabarchuk David Domingo, Madrid 2010   O 336 p. Original title " Modern Classic Puzzles". On page 169 a puzzle on billiards.
537 Spain Catalan? Billar, Modalidad a la banda Valerio Parera Sans Hispano Europea, Barcelona 2010   O 103 p. Book with focus on 1-cushion play.
538 Spain Spanish Manual par los Aficionados al Juego del Billar Francisco Amorós Editorial Maxtor, Valladolid 2011   R 212 p. This is a reprint of the original edited in 1866 by Imprenta de Gomez é Inglada, Barcelona.  Francisco Amoros was a billiard table manufacturer.  The first part is about the billiard table with an explanation on the different types of wood including prices.  Second and third part are about the game and its rules.
539 Spain Spanish Billar a Tres Bandas. Programas de entrenamiento. José Maria Quetglas Ediciones Tutor, Madrid 2013   O 221 Beautiful book with lots of diagrams and photo's.  Explains in detail how to become a better 3-cushion player,  containing a training plan.
540 Spain Spanish El Gran Libro Del Billar Valerio Parera Sans Pensar Editores ND   O 244 p. Detailed book on libre, over 230 figures, lots of attention on stance and how to hit the cue ball.
541 Spain Spanish El Billar Carlos Enriquez (Henriquez?) Editorial Cisne, Barcelona       94 Little book about carom billiards with about 40 diagrams.
542 Sweden Swedish Illustrerad Spelbok Tom Wilson Gernandts Boktryckeri-Aktiebolag, Stockholm 1888   O 460 p. Pages 61 - 122 about the game of billiards explaining many types of game and rules.  Other games described are e.g. card games, chess, checkers, domino, …
543 Sweden Swedish Handledning I Biljard Tom Wilson Beijers Bokförlagsaktiebolag, Stockholm 1909   O 63 p. The content of this book is exactly the same as the billiards part in the Illustrerad Spelbok, also written by Tom Wilson.
544 Sweden Swedish                  Spela Biljard                                  Bakgrund, handledning, fakta Jan Erik Lindblad & Ulf Schenkmanis Carlssons, Stockholm 1985   O 160 p. Very general book about all billiard games and how they are played in Sweden.
545 Sweden Swedish Biljard Handboken Pool, carambole, Kägel & Snooker Jan-Erik Lindblad Norstedts 1986   O 233 p.  
546 Sweden Swedish Biljard Jan-Erik Lindblad Berghs, Stockholm 1994   O 176 p.  
547 Switzerland English, French, German Pressedokumentation Billard Weltcup 1988 Werner Bayer, Heinz Jacobs, Michel Cielen, Frau Kunert UMB, BWA, Delsa 1988   F ~ 750 p. Contains all press releases published worldwide, results, information about the players of all 1988 BWA World Cups
548 Switzerland French LE BILLARD ET LE BILLARD AMERICAIN Mike Shamos (U.S.) Editions Liber SA, Genève 1997   O 128 p. Hard cover, large format, beautiful photo's.  Book about the history of the game of billiards with some extra attention to French players.
549 Switzerland German Billard                                Sport, Spiel und Unterhaltung mit Tradition und Zukunft Hannes J. Rohner (Swiss) Published on the internet by Author, Zürich 2000   O 91 p. Lots of figures on all variants of French billiards.
550 Switzerland French L'apprentissage du Billard français                                   Jeux de séries Xavier Gretillat (Swiss) Published by Author.  Only electronic version. ND   E 711 p. A very detailed book about the technique, approach, training, psychology of straight rail and balkline.  The book can be bough on-line and then be downloaded.  You receive the dvd by post.  Also included are films about e.g. Rappel figures.
551 Switzerland German vom beginner zum gewinner Markus Vogt Basler Billard-Club, Basel ND      54 p. Book on straight-rail.
552 Turkey English/ Turkish/ Dutch/ German/ French/ Spanish Tüzul Billard Systems Murat Tüzul (T)   2003   O 146 p. 3-cushion systems explained.
553 U.K. English The compleat gamester : or, Instructions How to play at Billiards, Trucks, Bowls and Chess. Together with all manner of usual and most Gentile Games either on Cards of Dice. To which is added, The Arts and Mysteries of Riding, Racing, Archery, and Cock-Fighting. Charles Cotton London: Printed by A.M. for R. Cutler, and to be sold by Henry Brome at the Gun at the West-end of St. Pauls. 1674   E 232 One of the first English books mentioning the game of billiards. Chapter 1, pages 23 - 38. Billiards part is ccmpleat and fully readable. Rules of the game. 
554 U.K. English The school of recreation : Or, The Gentelemans Tutor, To those Most Ingenious Exercises of Hunting, Racing, Hawking, Riding, Fowling, Fishing, Shooting, Bowling, Tennis, Ringing, Billiards  R.H. (Henry Rhodes or Rodes) London, Printed for H. Rodes, next door the the Bear-Tavern near Bride-Lane in Fleet-Street. 1684   E 202 Last chapter pages 184 - 202 about the game of billiards. The author explains the vertues of the English people and the game, the qualities necessary for the table, the 'instruments' and the rules of the game.  The table held 6 pockets (hazards) and at each end of the table 2 arches, the King and the Port, played with 2 ivory balls. Explanation by moments is very funny.
555 U.K. English Games most in Use in England, France and Spain, viz. Ballet, Picquet, Primero, L'Ombre, Checs, Billiards, Grand-Tricktrack, Verquere & c. Some of which were never before printed in any language. All regulated by the most Experienc'd Masters. With a Table to the Whole. Charles Cotton London: Printed, and Sold by H? Morphew?, near Stationers-Hall; and by the Booksellers. 1715   E 104 Book about the games played at the time. Last chapter about billiards, pages 95 - 104. Very similar to the description in The school of recreation dating from 1684. Most of these books start with "The epistle to the reader" in which the author gives advice how to enjoy playing these games and avoiding the dangers in order "not to lose your estate...credit and good name..."
556 U.K. English The Compleat Gamester : In Three Parts. Viz. I. Full and easy instructions for playing the Games chiefly used at Court and in the Assemblee …II. The true Manner of playing the most usual Games at Cards …III. Rules for playing at all the Games both Within and Without the Tables; likewise at English and French Billiards. Also the Laws of each Game annexed to prevent Disputes. Richard Seymour London :  Printed for E. Curll in Rose-Street Covent-Garden; and J. Wilford, behind the Chapter-House in St. Paul's Church-Tard. 1734 5 E 230 Pages  73 -38 of the last part of the book handle the game of billiards. With regards to the origins of the game the author refers to Italy. In how to play the game he makes a difference between the "English" and the "French" game.
557 U.K. English Hoyle's Games Improved: being Practical Treatises on the following Fashionable Games, Viz. Whist, Quadrillen, Piquet, Back-Gammon, Chess, Billiards and Tennis with the established Rules of each Game. James Beaufort, Esq. Of Cavendish Square. London :  Printed for S. Bladon, … 1775   E 208 Book about games played in that era. Pages 180 - 198 about the game of billiards "with the rules and odds mad use of in betting at this game. Likewise an account of the different kind of games played on billiard tables."
558 U.K. English Hoyle's Games Improved. Being Practical Treatises on the following Fashionable Games, Viz. Whist, Quadrille, Piquet, Chess, Back-Gammon, Billiards, Cricket, Tennis, Quinze, Hazard and Lansquenet. IN which are also contained, The method of betting at those games, as settled and agreed to at White's and Stapleton's Chocolat-houses. Revised and corrected by Charles Jones, Esq. London: printed for J. Rivington and J. Wilkie, … 1775   E 228 Book about games played in that era. Pages 202-210 about the game of billiards with the rules and odds, likewise the different kinds of games played on a billiard table.
559 U.K. English Annals of Gaming; or complete directions for Whist, Quadrille, Piquet, Billiards, Hazard, Tennis, Loo, &c. In which is contained, The Method of Playing and Betting at those Games, upon equal or advantageous Terms. Including The Laws of the several Games with Cuations and Directions, By whiche the Public may be guarded against any Impositions.   London : Printed for William, … 1775 2nd E 216 Book about games played in that era. Pages 87-113 about the game of billiards. Explaining the rules and odds, the different kind of games also "the stratagems and artifices of sharpers to impose and cheat".
560 U.K. English Hoyle's Games Improved. Being Practical Treatises on the following Fashionable Games, Viz. Whist, Quadrille, Piquet, Chess, Back-Gammon, Draughts, Cricket, Tennis, Quinze, Hazard, Lansquenet, and Billiards. In which are slaso contained, the method of betting at those games upon equal, or advantageous terms.  Including the laws of several games, as settled and agreed to at White's and Stapleton's chocolat-houses, the Star and Garter, &c. Revised and corrected by Charles Jones, Esq. London: Printed for J.F. and C. Rivington, … 1786 A new edition, enlarged. E 306 Book about games played in that era. Pages 258-306 about the game of billiards with the rules and odds for the followin games: the white winning game, the white losing game, red or carambole winning game, the red losing game and fortification billiards.
561 U.K. English A Practical Treatise on the Game of Billiards E. White Original : W. Miller, London. Reprint : Carter Adams, Fayetteville, USA 1807     212 + 70 High quality reprint of the original by Carter's Billiard Library of the original written by E. White.  Earliest book fully dedicated to billiards.  Holds interesting insight of the game at that era. Signed : "To my friend Flip! Best Wishes, Carter 4 Jan 2014".
562 U.K. English The Noble Game of Billiards M. Mingaud (François Mingaud) M.J. Thurston, London (Book Renaissance, USA?) 1831 Print on demand R 40 Famous book by François Mingaud who invented or at least perfected the leather cue tip which impovement lead to a whole new array of shots shown in diagrams in this book.  Also published in France and Belgium. Quality of reprint of some diagrams is low. Originals are very rare and expensive.
563 U.K. English Billiards : Game, 500 Up. An Account of the Above Game, wiht Diagrams. Edward Russel Mardon Simpkin and Marshall, London (Book Renaissance, USA?) 1849 Print on demand R 290 History of the game of English Billiards, account of a game the author played against a Mr. Porker, 120 diagrams of which many canons, the rules of the game. Quality of reprint of some diagrams is low.
564 U.K. English The Handbook of Games.  Vol 1 - Table Games Dr. William Pole, Major-General Drayson, Robert F. Green, "Berkeley" George Bell & Sons, London 1890     ~ 500 + 23 p. 126 pages on billiards, pool and snooker written by Drayson and bagatelle by "Berkeley".  The first edition dated from 1850 and was in 1 volume.  Second volume of this "2nd" improved edition is about card games.
565 U.K. English Billiards Major W. Broadfoot Longmans, Green, And Co, London and Bombay 1896     455 p. Beautiful book on the history, implements, strokes of billiards.  Even lighting and ventilation is explained in detail.
566 U.K. English Fun on the Billiard Table "Stancliffe" C. Arthur Pearson Ltd., London 1900     114 p. 75 trick shots with additional photo's and diagrams
567 U.K. English Billiards for Beginners John Roberts Sands & Co, London 1901     79 John Roberts explaining the basics of billiards for beginners with lots of large diagrams and a minimum of text. Dedication on front cover. "James Lattle From His Friends".
568 U.K. English Modern Billiards John Roberts C. Arthur Pearson Ltd., London 1902 2nd   321 Book with 921 diagrams on billiards, explanation on strokes, breaks and celebrated matches.
569 U.K. English Billiards Mathematically Treated G.W. Hemming Macmillan and Co. Limited, London 1904     61 Reprint
570 U.K. English The Book of Sports & Pastimes. Home pets, hobbies and many other interesting recreations for Young People. J.K. Benson London, C. Arthur Pearson Ltd 1907   O 344 Numerous games and pastimes explained. Billiards pages 36 - 56. No mentioning of pool or snooker.
571 U.K. English Practice Strokes at Billiards F.M. Hotine C. Arthur Pearson Ltd., London 1910     77  
572 U.K. English Billiards Tom Reece A. & C. Black Ltd, London 1915     312 About English billiards, mainly technique and historical background.  84 photo's.  Additional flyer from A & C Black.  Loose paper from former owner with names of billiard players.
573 U.K. English Billiards for the Million Riso Levi Published by author, Manchester 1920     248 Detailed book on all aspects of English Billiards
574 U.K. English Billiards for Amateurs S.H. Fry Hodder and Stoughton, London 1922     233 Nice book with some photo's and lots of large diagrams. Some foxing on inside. Restored cover.  Written with contributions from Tom Nerwman, Melbourne Inman, Willie Smith, W.J. Peall, Tom Reece and Claude Falkiner.
575 U.K. English Billiards for the Million Vol. II Riso Levi Published by author, Manchester 1924     248 Detailed book on all aspects of English Billiards
576 U.K. English All About Billiards Arthur F. Peale Ward-Lock & Co, London and Melbourne 1925     252 Detailed book on stance, cue handling and cue delivery.
577 U.K. English Billiards for the Million Vol. III Riso Levi Published by author, Manchester 1925     280 Detailed book on all aspects of English Billiards
578 U.K. English How to play Billiards Tom Newman Methuen & Co. LTD., London 1926     219 Contains a dedication for New Year and Christmas.  Detailed book on English billiards containing 4 plates and 50 diagrams.  Appendix included with Methuen publications.  Probably 2nd edition as it contains Tom Newman's photo.
579 U.K. English Games and Gamesters of the Restoration. The Compleat Gamester  & Lives of the Gamesters Cyrille Hughes Hartmann, Charles Cotton, Theophilus Lucas English Library Edited by J. Isaacs 1930   O 281 This is a 1930 reprint of The Compleat Gamester (1674) by Chalres Cotton and the Lives of the Gamesters (1714) by Theophilus Lucas. The introduction is authored by Cyril Hughes Hartmann
580 U.K. English Rules of English Billiards, Snooker, Volunteer Snooker, Pyramids, Pool and Russian Pool.   Billiards Association and Control Council, London 1931   O 119 Nice little book of rules. Also holds some publicity of billiard goods suppliers and information about the people that constituted the Billiards Association and Control Council at the time.
581 U.K. English Billiards and Snooker Richard Holt The English Universities Press Ltd, London 1957     214 Book on billiards and snooker.  Also explanation on psychology and tactics.
582 U.K. English The Physics of Ball Games C.B. Daish The English Universities Press Ltd, London 1972   O 180 Explaining the physics that are involved in ball games, also containing a chapter on billiards. Part I about the analysis of the events and a Part II about the mathematical treatment.
583 U.K. English Billiards and Snooker Jack Karnehm Pelham Books, London 1979 5th   120 Technique on billiards and snooker.
584 U.K. English Billards & Snooker. A Trade History. J.R. Mitchell British Sports and Allied Industries Federation Ltd 1981   O 97 Book about the history of billiards material manufacturers and the history of manufacturing the tables, slates, cloths, balls.  Also some rules of the different games added.
585 U.K. English Understanding Billiards & Snooker Jack Karnehm Pelham Books, London 1983 2nd   127 Explaing techniques for billiards and snooker with very clear photo's and diagrams.
586 U.K. English The history of Snooker and Billiards Clive Everton Partridge Press, Haywards Heath 1986     192 Book on the history of snooker and billiards.
587 U.K. English Successful Snooker Steve Davis World of Sport 1986 2nd   95 Book on snooker techniques and tactics.
588 U.K. English Shire 136 Album                        Billiards and Snooker Bygones Norman Clare Shire Publications, Buckinghamshire 1996 2nd with amendments   32 A must have for everyone interested in a concise book on the history of the game.
589 U.K. English A Billiards & Snooker Compendium Gary Clarke Published by Author 2008 1st   276 Compendium on billiards and snooker books.  Need to have for anyone collecting these books.  Book signed by author.
590 U.K. English The Snooker Player's Guide to English Billiards. A new fast-track method for improving your cue skills. Martin Goodwill & Roger Morgan englishBilliards.org 2009 1st O 168 Signed on 16/10-2014 "Mr Carambola Martin Spoormans "Signature"". The Belgian Spoormans is one of the most versatile players, playing as well carom billiards (3-cushion on the highest level) as 5 keens, snooker, english billiards, … He won the biathlon World Campionship, where 5-keen and 3-cushion is played. The book explains very clearly with nice coloured diagrams how the game of english billiards should be played showing many exercise shots.
591 U.K. English A History of Billiards Clive Everton englishBilliards.org 2012   O 243 Extensive historical account about the game of English Billiards by Clive Everton, an ex-amateur champion and well known BBC commentator.
592 U.K. English Billiards Simplified or How to make breaks.  Illustrated by 83 diagrams of the actual play of Cook, Roberts, Bennett, Peall, Mitchell, Taylor & Diggle Anonymous Burroughs & Watts Ltd, London ND "Twentieth Thousand"   239 Strokes, rules and hints on the game of English billiards
593 U.K. English Billiards and Snooker - Volunteer Snooker - Pool - Russian Pool - Pyramids - How to play well B. Scriven Milton Keynes UK ND     90  
594 U.K. English Billiards Melbourne Inman W. Foulsham & Co, London ND     117 Little book on billiards.
595 U.K. English How to play Billiards Tom Newman Milton Keynes UK ND     219 Reprint.  Original probably 2nd edition from 1926, as it contains Tom Newman's portrait (Gary Clark's compendium).  Good book on english billiards for the beginner, not a lot of diagrams but explained in much detail and easy to read.  
596 U.K. English Billiards - on the rotation of Balls W. Broadfoot Milton Keynes UK ND     18  
597 U.K. English Billiards in easy stages Willie Smith Milton Keynes UK ND     92  
598 U.K. English Carom Billiards, Including: Four-Ball, cowboy pool, balkline and straight rail, cushion caroms, five-pins, bottle pool, nine-pines, Danish pin billiards   Hephaestus Books ND     37 Information bundled from Wikipedia source
599 U.K.  English The Hamlyn Encyclopedia of Snooker Ian Morrison (Brit) Hamlyn Publishing 1986 2nd   176 A-Z Snooker Encyclopedia containing lots of photo's, historical facts and statistics.
600 U.S.A. English Hoyle's Games. Illustrated Edtion. Embracing all the most modern modes of play, and the rules practised at the present time, in Billiards, Whist, Draughts, Cribbage, Backgammon, and all other Fashionable Games; together with sixteen games adapted to The new Yankee-Notion Cards. And the whole of Frère's Chess Hand-Book. Thomas Frere Locke and Bubier, Boston. Porter and Coates, Philadelphia. 1857   O 324 + 24 Book about the games played at that time. Pages 179 - 228 about billiards.
601 U.S.A. English The American Hoyle; or, Gentleman's Hand-Book of Games "Trumps" Dick & Fitzgerald Publishers, New York 1864   O 525 "Containing all the games played in the United States with Rules, Descriptions, and Technicalities, adapted to the American Methods of Playing. By "Trumps".  Illustrated with numerous diagrams and engravings to which is appended an elaborate treatise on the doctrine of chances. Pp. 398 -439 about billiards.
602 U.S.A. English The game of billiards Michael Phelan Dick & Fitzgerald Publishers, New York (Reprint by : Repressed Publishing LLC, Provo) 1866 8th R 255 Historically important book of one of the great "sponsors"of billiards in the U.S. In general high quality reprint but 3 diagrams have poor quality.
603 U.S.A. English The American Billiard Record. A comendium of important matches since 1854 Michael Phelan Phelan & Collender, Publishers, New York 1870   R 104 Reprint
604 U.S.A. English Scientific Billiards.                                         Garnier's Practice Shots, With Hints To Amateurs Albert Garnier D. Appleton & Company, New York 1880   O 109 106 colour diagrams, mainly rappel strokes outlining the course of the cue- and object ball.
605 U.S.A. English Modern Billiards. A Complete Tekst-Book of the Game.   The Brunswick-Balke- Collender Co., New York 1891   O 698 Signed "Presented to C.E. Green with Compliments B.B.C. Co F. Passler".  This book contains a wealth of information about the history of the games with lots of pictures (no photo's), the rules of the game, playing instructions with over 100 green colored plates and more than 300 pages of information about matches and records played between 1854 - 1890 mainly in the U.S. (also some in Paris).
606 U.S.A. English Championship Billiards. Old and New. John A. Thatcher Rand, McNally & Co. Publishers, Chicago, New York (Reprint by : Repressed Publishing LLC, Provo) 1898   R 244 About 100 diagrams and figures mainly about 3 cushion billiards.  Also contains the detailed stories of some championship games. High quality reprint.
607 U.S.A. English Amateur Billiard Championship of America Amateur Athletic Union of the United States Nabu Public Domain Reprints 1899   R 71 Besides a report abput the championship and the players involved it contains historical billiard information.  The championship was held in the Knickerboxer Athletic Club in New York. 
608 U.S.A. English Modern Billiards. A Complete Text-Book of the Game, containing plain and practical instructions how to play and acquire skill at this scientific amusement. Benjamin Garno (name is not mentioned in the book) The Brunswick-Balke-Collender Co., Chicago 1904   R 343 1904 edition of the Brunswick Co.  Contains many historical data about matches played in the past.Also containing about 80 plates about straight rail (carom billiards) with detailed explanation. High quality reprint.
609 U.S.A. English Ball to Ball Billiards Edmund Hoskin William Spinks & Co, Chicago 1911   R 52 Reprint.  Old book about carom billiards with some diagrams and plates.
610 U.S.A. English The Science of Billiards with Practical Applications J.T. Stoddard W.A. Buttefield, Boston 1913   O 160 Explains the schience behind the game of billiards in an understandable and practical. Contains some references to to other books in the same field.
611 U.S.A. English Daly's Billiard Book Maurice Daly, edited by William Welton Harris A.C. McClurg & Co, Chicago 1916 3rd O 276 Over 200 plates.  Pdf-files of this book are often found on the internet, so still popular carom book.  Famous for its 10 or 12 commandments of good billiard play for straight rail.  This book gives a good idea about how the game was played in the early 1900's and how it evolved. Some nice photo's, also of Daly himself with signature, quite a character.
612 U.S.A. English Rules for Playing The Various Games of Carom and Pocket Billiards    The Brunswick-Balke Collennder Co, Chicago 1925   O 64 History of the game, rules of carom billiards games, rules of pocket billiards games.
613 U.S.A. English Code of Fair Competition for the Bowling and Billard Operating Trade as approved on March 17, 1934 by President Roosevelt   National Recovery Administration, Washington 1934   O 11 Government document established with the bowling and billiard trade regulating ways of working, working hours, salaries in order to increase growth in the sector to counter the effects of the depression.
614 U.S.A. English Three-Cushion Billiards. "Diamond System" Robert L. Cannefax The Brunswick-Balke- Collender Co.,Chicago 1938   O 12 Stack of 12 reactangular cards with 10 charts and 35 shots "explaining" the diamond system.  Kind of cards you could take along to the billiard room and lay down on the wooden borders of the billiard table and practice the system.
615 U.S.A. English Billiards as it should played Willie Hoppe The Reilly & Lee Co, Chicago 1941     78 One of the first books dedicated primarily to the game of 3-cushion, carom. As Willie Hoppe was one of the founding fathers of carom this book retains interesting information on the very basics of the game. Hard cover, price published on front cover $ 2.00.
616 U.S.A. English Billiards as it should played Willie Hoppe The Reilly & Lee Co, Chicago 1941     78 One of the first books dedicated primarily to the game of 3-cushion, carom. As Willie Hoppe was one of the founding fathers of carom this book retains interesting information on the very basics of the game. Hard cover, price published on front cover $ 3.00.
617 U.S.A. English Billiards as it should played Willie Hoppe The Reilly & Lee Co, Chicago 1941     78 One of the first books dedicated primarily to the game of 3-cushion, carom. As Willie Hoppe was one of the founding fathers of carom this book retains interesting information on the very basics of the game. Hard cover, price published on front cover $ 3.95.
618 U.S.A. English Billiards as it should played Willie Hoppe (U.S.) The Reilly & Lee Co, Chicago 1941   O 78 One of the first books dedicated primarily to the game of 3-cushion, carom. As Willie Hoppe was one of the founding fathers of carom this book retains interesting information on the very basics of the game. Hard cover, price published on front cover $ 3.95.
619 U.S.A. English Scientific Billiards Welker Cochran Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, (Little Technical Library) Chigago, New York 1942 2nd   111 Book about Balkline and 3 cushion with extensive explanation on stance and stroke.
620 U.S.A. English Billiards as it should played Willie Hoppe The Reilly & Lee Co, Chicago 1943     78 One of the first books dedicated entirely to the game of 3-cushion, carom. As Willie Hoppe was one of the founding fathers of carom this book retains interesting information on the very basics of the game. Hard cover, price published on front cover $ 1.50.
621 U.S.A. English Knowing and playing pocket & 3-cushion Billiards Billiard congress of America Billiard Congress of America, Chicago, Il 1960     27 Explains the rules of carom and pocket games.  Lots of nice photo's of players with some additional information. Also some record tables and tournaments.
622 U.S.A. English Billiard Balls - moves, routines, ideas Frank Garcia Gene Gordon Publications 1960     25 Book on mainpulation of billiard balls for magicians.
623 U.S.A. English              The Game of Billiards                Pocket.Carom.Three Cushion Clive Cottingham Jr.  Melvin Powers, Wilshire Book Company, Hollywood, CA 1964 9th   166 Nice book about most of the billiard games.  Over 100 diagrams.
624 U.S.A. English The Minnesota 'fats' book of Billards Minnesota Fats Rozel industries, inc., Lincolnwood, Il 1965     125 Mainly about the rules of pool.
625 U.S.A. English Regulation Rule Book for Pool and Billiards   Dynaball Company, Skokie, Ill. 1966   O 72 General book about the games of billiards. Pages 60-72 about carom billiards.Contains 17 diagrams.
626 U.S.A. English Official Rule Book for all Pocket & Carom Billiard Games Billiard congress of America Billiard Congress of America, Chicago, Il 1968     111 Explains the rules of carom and pocket games.  Lots of nice photo's of players with some additional information. Also some record tables and tournaments.
627 U.S.A. English Official Rule Book for all Pocket & Carom Billiard Games Billiard congress of America Billiard Congress of America, Chicago, Il 1970 Revised, 1970   112 Explains the rules of carom and pocket games.  Lots of nice photo's of players with some additional information. Also some record tables and tournaments.
628 U.S.A. English Official Rule Book for all Pocket & Carom Billiard Games Billiard congress of America Billiard Congress of America, Chicago, Il 1971     128 Explains the rules of carom and pocket games.  Lots of nice photo's of players with some additional information. Also some record tables and tournaments.  Additional sanctioning rules.
629 U.S.A. English McGoorty, A Billiard Hustler's Life Robert Byrne Citadel Press - A division of Lyle Stuart Inc., Secaucus, NJ 1972 1st   228 Wonderful biography about the life of Dan McGoorty.  McGoorty was a seasoned pool and 3 cushion player and a more than colorful figure with an allergy for work. The story of McGoorty is told with interesting details that contain a lot of information about the players of that era and the game itself.
630 U.S.A. English William Hendricks' History of Billiards William Hendricks Edited by author, Roxana - Illinois 1974 2nd O 54 Detailed book about the history of billiards containing many notes and mentioning all sourcces of information (100's of books and articles).  Hard to find and valuable to all people interested in the history of billiards. "Richard L. Sutton Jr. Second printing - gift of the author. red (?) 17 July 1975".
631 U.S.A. English Thirty Years of Billiards Willie Hoppe Dover Publications, Inc., New York, NY 1975     252 Reprint of the original dating from 1925. Has a short introduction on the life of Willie Hoppe who died on February 1, 1959.  A must have for anyone interested in the history of billiards (balkline, 3 cushion).  
632 U.S.A. English Systematic Billiards Allen Gilbert Edited by author 1977 1st, limited edition - 250 copies   64 3 cushion systems by Allen Gilbert who became U.S. champion 3 cushion billiards at several occasions.  He was also part of the BWA professional player group in the 80'ies headed by Dr. Bayer.
633 U.S.A. English The Master's Book of Pool and Billiards. For both amateur and expert players Joe Stone Crown Publishers Inc., New York 1979 2nd O 96 Preface by Willie Mosconi. Contains 75 diagrams about pool and three cushion billiards.
634 U.S.A. English/ Spanish/ Japanese Position Play in Three Cushion Billiards Eddie Robin Eddie Robin Publishing 1980 1st   341 The holy bible on position play in three cushion billiards with over 500 figures.  This was a groundbreaking book that lifted the game to a higher level.  Signed : "for Danielle Eddie Robin".
635 U.S.A. English/ Spanish/ Japanese Position Play in Three Cushion Billiards Eddie Robin Eddie Robin Publishing 1980 1st   341 The holy bible on position play in three cushion billiards with over 500 figures.  This was a groundbreaking book that lifted the game to a higher level. 
636 U.S.A. English Official Rule Book for all Pocket & Carom Billiard Games   Billiard Congress of America, Chicago 1980     160 Rules of the games.  Some history.
637 U.S.A. English Byrne's Treasury of Trick Shots in Pool and Billiards Robert Byrne Skyhorse Publishing, New York, NY 1982     291  
638 U.S.A. English Billiards, Bowling, Table Tennis and Video Games                                                         A Bibliographic Guide Robert Craven Greenwood Press, Connecticut (Lightning Source, UK) 1983   R 163 Print on demand. Bibliography about the games mentioned in the title. 618 references about billiards.
639 U.S.A. English The game of billiards Clive Cottingham Jr.  Barnes & Nobles Books, New York 1984 Reprint   165 About Pocket, carom and 3-cushion billiards.
640 U.S.A. English                        Brunswick                            The Story of an American Company from 1845 to 1985 Rick Kogan Brunswick Corporation, Skokie, Illinois 1985     140  
641 U.S.A. English Byrne's Standard Book of Pool and Billiards. A complete guide to all cue games. Robert Byrne Harvest/HBJ Book, San Diego, New York, London 1987 Updated edition O 333 Half the book is about pool, the other half about three cushion billiards. 100's of interesting diagrams
642 U.S.A. English The Science of Pocket Billiards Jack H. Koehler (U.S.) Sportology Publications, Laguna Hills, CA 1989     262 Very detailed book on all aspects of pocket billiards. Due to the particular font that has been used, it feels like you're in highschool again.
643 U.S.A. English "Come, Let Us To Billiards Away" Jack White and Dale Griffin Expressed Publishing, Farmington, Utah 1990 Collector's Limited First Edition   217 Signed by Jack White: "To Sam : All my best, always" "signature".  Stamp "Sam Fine's Library. 2008". Book about the technique of pool.  Lots of information on stance and stroke, so also interesting for other billiard players.  Another part of the book is about Jack White's life as a hustler and exhibition player.
644 U.S.A. English Byrne's Advanced Technique in Pool and Billiards Robert Byrne A Harvest Book           Harcourt Brace & Company, San Diego, New York, London 1990 1st   238 p. Book handling pool and 3-cushion billards with interesting diagrams.  Also presenting a number of top players in the game.
645 U.S.A. English Billiards.  The Official Rules & Record Book.   Billiard Congress of America, Iowa City 1991     143 p.  
646 U.S.A. English Billiards: Official Rules, Records & Player Profiles   SPI Books, New York 1993     170 p. Rules and players of pool billiards
647 U.S.A. English The Billiard Encyclopedia Victor Stein, Paul Rubino (U.S.) Balkline Press Inc., New York 1994 1st O 499 Very comprehensive encyclopedium mainly about the American history of the game and the American cue makers. The chapter "The Schuler Cue" page 411 holds a hand written dedication : "Good Pool! Good Luck! By Ray Schuler. Cheers, Ken! Cathy Schuler. Page 412 :"To father and daughter all the best! Ivan Lee(??) and another signature maybe from Allen Gilbert.
648 U.S.A. English The Billiard Atlas 2 on  Systems & Techniques Walt Harris (U.S.) Edited by Author 1994 2nd   202 p. Lots of systems for raising the three cushion game. Signed : " Hi Marc Hope #2 makes your game better Walt Harris".
649 U.S.A. English The Billiard Atlas on  Systems & Techniques Walt Harris (U.S.) Edited by Author 1994 5th   202 Lots of systems for raising the three cushion game. Signed : " Hi Marc Hope you enjoy #1 Walt Harris".
650 U.S.A. English Advanced Pool George Fels Contemparary Books, Chicago 1995     180 Techniques and strategies for mastering pool.  Straight pool, eight ball, nine ball.
651 U.S.A. English The physics of Pocket Billiards Wayland C. Marlow MAST, Palm Beach Gardens 1995   O 281 "David Harrison/Good Shooting/Waayland C Marlow 1999".  Detailed book about the physics involved in playing billiards.  Theories have also been supported by practical experiments.
652 U.S.A. English Byrne's Wonderful World of Pool and Billiards Robert Byrne A Harvest Original             Harcourt Brace & Company, San Diego, New York, London 1996 1st   260 Book handling as well pool, snooker and 3-cushion with interesting diagrams and lots of anecdotes.
653 U.S.A. English Play Better Pool                           Winning Techniques and Strategies for Mastering the Game Steve Mizerak (U.S.) Contemparary Books, Chicago 1996     131 The basics about pool, problems and how to solve them.  Insight on straight pool, eight ball and nine ball.
654 U.S.A. English The Billiard Encyclopedia Victor Stein, Paul Rubino (U.S.) Balkline Press Inc., New York 1996 2nd O 554 Signed : "With best wishes Victor Stein". Very comprehensive encyclopedia on the history of the sport and materials used like cues, billiard tables, with over 800 illustrations of which 525 in color.
655 U.S.A. English The Billiard Atlas 3 on Systems & Techniques Walt Harris (U.S.) Edited by Author 1996 1st   194 Lots of systems for raising the three cushion game. Signed : " Hi Marc Good Luck Walt Harris".
656 U.S.A. English The Billiard Atlas 4 on Systems & Techniques Walt Harris (U.S.) Edited by Author 1998     224 Lots of systems for raising the three cushion game. 
657 U.S.A. English The New Illustrated Encyclopedia of Billiards Mike Shamos (U.S.) The Lyons Press, New York 1999 2nd revised   320 Everything you need to know on billiards you'll find in this encyclopedia
658 U.S.A. English A Mind for Pool Philip B. Capelle Billiards Press, Huntington Beach 1999 1st   304 All about mastering the mental game.
659 U.S.A. English The Billiard Atlas 3 on Systems & Techniques Walt Harris (U.S.) Edited by Author 2000 2nd   196 Lots of systems for raising the three cushion game. 
660 U.S.A. English Pool & Billiard Collectibles Mark and Connie Stellinga Schiffer Publishing Ltd, Atglen 2003     288 Beautiful book on mainly pool and (English) billiards collectibles.
661 U.S.A. English The Illustrated Principles of Pool and Billiards David G. Alciatore, PhD (U.S.) Sterling, New York, London 2004     274 Fundamentals and advanced techniques on pool.  Support via website.
662 U.S.A. English Blue Book of Pool Cues Brad Simpson Blue Book Publications Inc., Minneapolis 2005 3rd   912 The reference book on (pool) cues.
663 U.S.A. French / English Le Billard Vignaux Elibron Classics/Adamant Media Corporation 2006   R 414 New print of the original from 1891.
664 U.S.A. French / English Le Billard Vignaux Elibron Classics/Adamant Media Corporation 2006   R 414 New print of the original from 1891.
665 U.S.A. English The Billiard Encyclopedia Victor Stein, Paul Rubino (U.S.) Balkline Press Inc., New York 2008 3rd improved and expanded O 629 Very comprehensive encyclopedia on the history of the sport and materials used like cues, billiard tables, with over 1000 of beautiful pictures.
666 U.S.A. English Billiards and Snooker - Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases   ICON Group International, Inc., San Diego, Ca 2008   O 61  
667 U.S.A. English The Complete Idiot's Guide to        Pool & Billiards Ewa Mataya Laurance and Thomas C. Shaw Alpha Books (Penguin Group), New York 2009 2nd O 458 Detailed book on the game of pool with clear explanations about all aspects of the game.  Written from the viewpoint of Ewa Mataya Laurance the Swedish American, well known in the world of pool.
668 U.S.A. English Picture Yourself Shooting Pool Matthew Sherman Course Technology - Cengage Learning 2009   O 342 Signed in book :"Matthew Sherman Great shooting John 3:7 :-)" with drawing of a ball with n° 8.  Signed on DVD cover " Matthew John 3:3 :-)" with a drawing of a ball with n°9.  Most difficult signature description of the collection ;-). Very colourful, well structured book about how to play pool with lots of photos, comes with an additional dvd.
669 U.S.A. English 3 Cushion Billiard Systems Sid Banner Bebob Publishing, Livonia 2009 4th revised O 199 Sid Banner adds his own flavour to 3 cushion systems.
670 U.S.A. English Billiard -  Webster's Timeline History 1590-2007   ICON Group International, Inc., San Diego, Ca 2009   O 102  
671 U.S.A. English Pool & Billiards for Dummies Nicholas Leider Wiley Publishing Inc., Hoboken 2010   O 370 Very comprehensive and well structured book on the game of pool.
672 U.S.A. English The Concise Book of Position Play Bill Smith (U.S.) Edited by Author 2011     262 Book devoted to 3-Cushion position play.  Also contains a DVD showing the execution of the different shots.
673 U.S.A. English KNACK Make it Easy                          Pool & Billiards Everything You need to Know to Improve Your Game Bruce Barthelette Morris Book Publishing, Guilford, Connecticut 2011   O 244 Very rich illustrated book about the game of pool handling all aspects in a very clear way.  Written with the help of Mike Massey, handling a number of trick shots.
674 U.S.A. English Scientific Billiards Welker Cochran Printing on demand 2011   O 111 Reprint of the original book by Welker Cochran, one of the greatest U.S  3 cushion players
675 U.S.A. English Prize Essays on 'Billiards as an amusement for all classes' for which Messrs Orme&Sons presented (prizes)   General Books LLC, Memphis 2012   R 32 Reprint of an Essay on the many advantages of playing billiards, originally edited by Orme & Sons around 1874.
676 U.S.A. English Byrne's Treasury of Trick Shots in Pool and Billiards Robert Byrne Skyhorse Publishing, New York, NY 2015   O 292 Contains over 300 diagrams. Pages 217-292 about carom billiards trick shots.
677 U.S.A. English The concise Book of position Play Bill Smith (U.S.) edited by author ND     262 with CD-rom
678 U.S.A. English Hoyle's Games Modernized Lawrence H. Dawson   ND New Editiion R 475 Reprint.  Original estimated to be edited around 1930.  Part III pages 310 - 358 handling billiards, mainly English Billiards which at the time was more popular than snooker.  
679 U.S.A. English Billiards as it should played Willie Hoppe (U.S.) Contempory Books Inc., Chicago ND   R 78 Holds no date, estimation '70, '80ies.  Reprint of the original dating from 1941. One of the first books dedicated entirely to the game of 3-cushion, carom. As Willie Hoppe was one of the founding fathers of carom this book retains interesting information on the very basics of the game. Soft , price published on front cover $4,95.
680 U.S.A. French Académie des Jeux F. Dumesmil Printed in Germany by Amazon Distribution     R 142 Reprint of the original book by E. Dumesmil of 1865 from the collection of the University of Michigan Library.
681 U.S.A. Spanish Biblia de Billar. Historia, Reglas, Equipo, Estilos, etc.   Biblioteca de Billar, Long Beach     O 114 Cover page mentions : Titulo : Billares s/titulo :Reglamento Oficial. Incluye instrucciones para principiantes y ademas reglementacion para carambola y otros juegos en mesas con troneras (billas=pockets)". General book about pocket and carom billiards.