Billiard Books Collection Overview

Books - Update August, 2018
 
Country of Edition Title Author ISBN Editor Year Description
1 Argentina Tratado de Billar.Teorico, Practico, Completo, Exacto y Sencillo D. Domingo Murtra   Buenos Aires, Imp. Tragant - Belgrano 1912 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 El Billar Santiago Quintera Huescar (Arg)   Editorial Molino, Buenos Aires 1945 Basics on French billiards
3 Argentina Buenos Aires Recoplicacion fotografico de Hans Mann   Ediciones Peusser, Buenos Aires 1946 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 Hernandarias, El Hijo de la Tierra Raul A. Molina   Editorial Lancestremere, Buenos Aires.  1948 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 Coleccion Cosmopolita 226 El Ayudante Practico - Billar Reglas De Juego 1 Federaciòn Argentina de Aficionados al Billar   Cosmopolita, Buenos Aires 1955  
6 Argentina Coleccion Cosmopolita 227 El Ayudante Practico - Billar Reglas De Juego 2 Federaciòn Argentina de Aficionados al Billar   Cosmopolita, Buenos Aires 1955  
7 Argentina Estatutos y Reglamentos Federaciòn Argentina de Aficionados al Billar   Cosmopolita, Marchino, Buenos Aires 1955 Detailed book on the charter and rules of the Argentina billiards league.
8 Argentina Estatutos y Reglamentos Federaciòn Argentina de Aficionados al Billar   Cosmopolita, Marchino, Buenos Aires 1955 Detailed book on the charter and rules of the Argentina billiards league.
9 Argentina Estatutos y Reglamentos Federaciòn Argentina de Aficionados al Billar   Cosmopolita, Marchino, Buenos Aires 1955 Very detailed book with diagrams on the rules of mainly pocketless billiards but also on snooker and "casin".
10 Argentina Billar, Reglas de Arbitraje y Organizaciòn     Editorial Cosmopolita, Buenos Aires 1955 Books on the rules of French billiards "con autorizaciònde la FEDERACION ARGENTINA DE AFFICIONADOS AL BILLAR".
11 Argentina Billar. Teoria de los Diamantes. Revelacion de su Matematica Practica Antonino Cilione (Arg.)   Editorial Albatros, Buenos Aires 1958 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 El Taco de Ebano Jorge Riestra (Arg)   los libros del mirasol 1962 4 short stories, of which one El Taco de Ebano.
13 Argentina El Primitivo Buenos Aires Hector Adolfo Cordero   Editorial Plus Ultra, Buenos Aires 1978 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 Billar Carambola Libre Experiencias y Consejos Ricardo E. Claret   E. G. A. Empresa Grafica Argentina, Buenos Aires 1979  
15 Argentina Libro de oro del deporte argentino Rodolfo Alvarez Carou (chapter about billiards)   Konex, Buenos Aires 1980 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 La Razon 75 Aniversario.  La Razon 1905 - 1980 Histora Viva.     La Razon, Buenos Aires 1980 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 Billar teoria de los diamantes Antonino Cilione (Arg.)   Editorial Albatros, Buenos Aires 1982 Reprint of the original of 1958.
18 Argentina Historia de la Argentina.  El Auge del Deporte 1949 -1955. Félix Luna 950-752-221-2 Hyspamerica Ediciones de Argentina & Editorial Sarmiento 1992 Sports during the Peron era.  Mentions billiards, Carrera and Navarra.  Picture of Carrera.
19 Argentina El Taco de Ebano Jorge Riestra (Arg)   Homo Sapiens Ediciones, Rosario 1997 4 short stories, of which one El Taco de Ebano.
20 Argentina Hernando Arias De Saavedra Coleccion dirigada por Félix Luna 950-49-0471-8 Editorial Planeta, Buenos Aires 1999 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 Buenos Aires, Centro Historico   950-782-166-X Clarin 2001 Tourist guide for Buenos Aires.  Mentions the bar "Los 36 Billares" founded in 1894 with photo.
22 Argentina Restauracion y puesta en valor de Cafés y Bares notables de Buenos Aires. Intervenciones 2002 - 2004. Arq. Nani Arias Incolla 987 98718 8 X Secretaria de Cultura, Buenos Aires 2005 Restauration process of 13 important Cafés based in Buenos Aires among which Los 36 Billares.
23 Argentina Cafés Notables de Buenos Aires Horacio Spinetto 978 987 24434 2 9 Goberno de la Ciudad, Buenos Aires 2008 Overview of some of the most beautiful Cafés in the city of Buenos Aires, of which some of them played an important role in the history of the the billiards sport in Argentina.  Contains beautiful photo's of these places.
24 Argentina 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) 978-987-02-4090-7 Junta Central de Estudios Historicos de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires 2009 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".
25 Argentina El hombre del clavel blanco. Biografia del Pentacampion Mundial de Billar Pedro Leopoldo Carrera (1914-1963) Luis Alberto Venosa 978-987-33-4972-0 Edited by Author, Ituzaingo 2014 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.
26 Argentina El hombre del clavel blanco. Biografia del cinco veces Campeon Mundial de Billar, Pedro Leopoldo Carrera (1914 - 1963) Luis Alberto Venosa 978-987-33-6716-8 Edited by Author, Ituzaingo 2015 "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.
27 Argentina Tallado en marfil. Biografia del Campeon Mundial de Billar, Osvaldo Carlos Berardi. Luis Alberto Venosa 978 987 33 8596 4 Edited by Author 2015 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". 
28 Argentina Voces del Billar Argentino Luis Alberto Venosa 978 987 42 4789 6 Luis Alberto Venosa, Ituzaningo 2017 Luis Alberto Venosa's 3rd book about billiards.  Luis starts with an overview on the global and Argentinian history of the game and then gives an excellent account about the most important Argentinian protagonists of the cue sports ; Berardi, Carrera, Torregiani, Corbalan, Salvador, Migliavacca, Sisterna, Randone, Ayala, Gutierrez, Cid, Giumelli, Gomez, Montano. "Ituzaingo, Bs. Ar., 20/8/17. Para mi amigo Filip Steurs, con mucho afecto y agradecimiento. Book N° 001/200. "Signature & stamp".
29 Argentina Café, Bar, Billares Daniel Divinsky, Norberto Folino, Ricardo Horvath 950-860-080-2 Ediciones Instituto Movilizador de Fondos Cooperativos C.L., Buenos Aires    
30 Argentina Guia del Aficianado. Billar de acuerdo a la regelmentacion internacional.     Editorial India, Buenos Aires   Rules of all carom game styles, also casin, snooker and carolina. Also a chapter on the diamond 3-cushion system.
31 Australia Walter Lindrum, Billiards Phenomenon Andrew Rickets 0 949742 48 1 Brian Clouston, Canberra 1982 Biography on Walter Lindrum, one of the greatest billiard players ever.
32 Australia Advanced Billiards Murt O'Donoghue 1 86252 160 3 Donald Richter, South Yarra 1986 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.
33 Austria 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 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 
34 Austria 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 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.
35 Austria Billard von A bis Z A.F. Naerr   Verlag Adalbert Pechan, Wien 1957 Perlen-Reihe - Praktisches u. Wissenswertes für Jeder. Band 616. Little book about carom billiards with 41 diagrams.
36 Austria Billard Eine Groteske für zwei Personen Helmut Eisendle (G) 3-85420-058-7 Verlag Droschl Graz 1984 Theaterplay with 2 actors Otto & Friedrich in a spiraling discussion around the billiard table.
37 Austria Billard. Das Buch Zum Spiel. Heinrich Weingartner (Austrian)   Edited by Author 1989 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.
38 Austria Geschichte des Glückspiels - Vom 17. Jahrhundert bis zum Zweiten Weltkrieg Manfred Zollinger 3-205-98518-4 Böhlau Verlag, Wien 1997 Very detailed and documented book about the history of games of luck from the 17th century until the 2nd World War.
39 Austria Mozart - Glück Spiel und Leidenschaft Günther G. Bauer 3-87066-886-5 Verlag K.H. Bock, Bad Honnef 2003 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.
40 Austria 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) 978 3 200 01489 3 Verlag Heinrich Weingartner, Wien 2009 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.
41 Austria 1931 - 2011 80 Jahre Billard Sportverband Österreich Johann Ringel, Peter Stöger, Heinrich Weingartner   Billard Sportverband Österreich 2011 Book about the history of billiards in Austria at the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Austrian billiard league.
42 Austria 1931 - 2011 80 Jahre Billard Sportverband Österreich Johann Ringel, Peter Stöger, Heinrich Weingartner   Billard Sportverband Österreich 2011 Book about the history of billiards in Austria at the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Austrian billiard league.
43 Austria Zur Theorie des Billardspieles Nikko Ottowitz   Nikko Ottowitz, Klagenfurt/Celovec 2011 Book about the physics/mathematic aspects of the game of billiards.
44 Austria Spiele Der Stadt - Glück, Gewinn Und Zeitvetreib Ernst Strouhal, Manfred Zollinger, Brigitte Felderer [Hrsg.] 978-3-7091-1229-8 Springer, Wien 2013 Very nicely edited book with lots of photo's and picture.  Explains the role and influence of games on the history and social fabric of a city.  In this context the city of Vienna is chosen as a practical example. Chapter about billiards.
45 Austria Billard.  Carambol, Pool, Snooker, Kegelbillard. Heinrich Weingartner (Austrian) 3-58223-256-2 Verlag Perlen Reihe, Wien - München, Zürich   Simple explanations about the games mentioned in the title.
46 Belarus РУССКИЙ БИЛЬЯРД (Russian Billiards) Надеждина Вера (Nadezhdina Vera), В. Н Волхова (V. Volkhova) 985-13-8975-7 Minsk 2006 Book is mainly about Russian billiards. Part 1 : All you need to know about Russian Billiards : History, variety, technical instructions, rules of the game.Part 2 : Russian Pyramid. Part 3 : Moscow Pyramid. Part 4 : American billiards (pool). Other : right stance and basic instructions. (best interpretation effort with the help I2OCR and Google Translate)
47 Belgium Le Billard A. Dachelet (B)     1888 Basics with 36 figures, mixed with some publicity 
48 Belgium Volksspelen en Volksvermaken in Vlaamsch-België Sacré Maurits & De Cort Aimé   Sacré - De Buyst, Merchtem (not mentioned in the book) 1925 Book about games and public amusement throughout the centuries in Flanders. The book contains b&w photo's and figures. The book mentions many sources. Pages 51 - 53 about billards. Quote from the introduction "Dance, cinema and sports now fascinate our youth. We have to fear that under the influence of this new 3-fold joy and living expression lots of these old games will disappear".
49 Belgium VADE-MECUM van den Biljarter     B.F.P.A. Afdeeling Antwerpen 1925 Rules of the "Bilart-Federatie der Provintie Antwerpen", a federation of Antwerp billiard clubs
50 Belgium Le Système des Repères au Billard Georges Troffaes (B)   S.A. Billards Van de Kerckhove, Brussels 1935 Book on calculating "bricoles" using the diamond system.
51 Belgium Sportalmanak van  "Het Laatste Nieuws" 1939     Het Laatste Nieuws, Boschvoorde 1939 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".
52 Belgium Sportalmanak van  "Het Laatste Nieuws" 1940     Het Laatste Nieuws, Boschvoorde 1940 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".
53 Belgium Bij Groote Sportmenschen Frank   Uitgeverij N.V. Weekblad "De Stad Antwerpen", Antwerpen 1941 Contains articles about at that time famous sporters from the Antwerp region, Belgium.  Also an 8 page article on Rene Gabriels, with photo.
54 Belgium Het Biljartspel Edouard J. Horemans (B)   Uitgeversmij A. Manteau N.V., Brussel                     Nijgh & van Ditmar N.V., Rotterdam 1942 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.
55 Belgium Het Biljartspel Edouard J. Horemans (B)   Uitgeversmij A. Manteau N.V., Brussel                     Nijgh & van Ditmar N.V., Rotterdam 1942 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.
56 Belgium Het Biljartspel   Edouard J. Horemans (B)   Uitgeversmij A. Manteau N.V., Brussel                     Nijgh & Van Ditmar N.V., Rotterdam 1942 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.
57 Belgium Le Billard Edouard Horemans (B)   Les Editions Lumière, Brussels 1944 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.
58 Belgium Puntentabel voor  Biljartwedstrijden Richard Wyckmans (B)   Drukkerij Van Campenhout, Merksem 1955 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.
59 Belgium Jeux d'Interieur Educatifs, Alusants et de Société pour Enfants et Adultes Jean Minet   Maison d'édition A. De Boeck, Brussels 1956 Description of 333 games. Pp. 202 - 208 about different billiard games in the broadest sense.
60 Belgium Les 100 coups de série Marcel Van Leemput (B)   Edited by author. Imprimerie G. & F. Buys, Brussels. 1956 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.
61 Belgium Het biljartspel in praktijk en theorie René Gabriëls en Ir. C. van Haaren (B)   N.V. Uitgeverij P. Vink, Antwerpen - Tilburg 1956 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.
62 Belgium Het biljartspel in praktijk en theorie René Gabriëls en Ir. C. van Haaren (B)   N.V. Uitgeverij P. Vink, Antwerpen - Tilburg 1956 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.
63 Belgium le livre du Billard René Gabriëls en Ir. C. van Haaren (B)   Les Editions du Jour, Brussels                                 Gallus-Diffusion, Paris 1960 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".
64 Belgium Spel en Arbitrage Reglementen     Koninklijke Belgische Biljartbond Liefhebbers 1960 Belgian rules and referee booklet for French billiards
65 Belgium Système Lapperre Lapperre (B) facsimile Edited by Author 1962 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.
66 Belgium Système Lapperre Lapperre (B) facsimile Edited by Author 1962 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.
67 Belgium ABC van het Biljartspel Valere Verstraete (B)   D.A.P. Reinaert Profjes - Brussel 1964 Main focus on Libre, some brief introduction on history and material.
68 Belgium Le Billard Ed. J. Horemans   Edited by Author, Brussels 1965 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.
69 Belgium Le Billard Edouard J. Horemans (B)   Edited by Author. Imp. Fr. Godfirnon, Bruxelles 1965 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.
70 Belgium Le Billard vu par Boris Antoine Boris   Edited by Author, Brussels 1967 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.
71 Belgium Sportreglementen Règlements Sportifs     KBBL / FRBBA 1967 Rules of the Belgian amateurs billiard ligue
72 Belgium Arbitrage- en Spel- Reglementen. Règles d'Arbitrage et de Jeu     KBBL / FRBBA 1971 Play- and refereeing rules of the Belgian amateurs billiard ligue
73 Belgium Arbitrage- en Spel- Reglementen. Règles d'Arbitrage et de Jeu.     KBBL / FRBBA 1971 Play- and refereeing rules of the Belgian amateurs billiard ligue
74 Belgium Beeld, Boek en Spel in de Volkskunde Several authors per chapter   Bank van Brussel 1974 Book at the occasion of the exhibition about" Image, Book and Game in Folk Science", organised in the foyer of the Bank van Brussel in Bruges from July 7 - August 25 1974. Contains 25 figures and detail of all exhibited items.
75 Belgium Biljart Jacques Babut du Marès, Ludo Dielis, Leo Corin (B) 90 02 129785 Standaard Uitgeverij Antwerpen, Amsterdam 1979 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).
76 Belgium Mister 100 Raymond Ceulemans (B)   Uitgeverij Fr. Van Belle, Brussel 1979 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".
77 Belgium Mister 100 Raymond Ceulemans (B)   Fr. Van Belle, Brussels 1979  
78 Belgium Un Siècle de Sport à Bruxelles Walter Schwilden 2 8016 0028 8 Arts & Voyages - Gamma, Brussels 1979 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.
79 Belgium Mister 100 Raymond Ceulemans (B)   Uitgeverij Fr. Van Belle, Brussel 1980 Masterpiece on 3-cushion systems by the master himself.  This book still stands tall.  Reprints are available again.  
80 Belgium Biljarten en Arbitrage G. Rottie (B) 90 70252 09 0 Uitgeverij Fr. Van Belle pvba, Brussels 1981 Book about how to  referee a billiard game
81 Belgium Het groene rijk van Raymond Ceulemans Ben de Graaf (D) 90 333 0053 2 Uitgeverij Helios n.v. & Sportmagazine, Kapellen 1982 Book about Raymond Ceulemans billiard career. Lots of photos and interesting comment on other players and match playing conditions
82 Belgium Hisoriek Royal Cercle Garnier 1883 -1983 Dejonckheere Paul   Edited by Author. 1983 "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.
83 Belgium rappel de la 2 F. Plugers   Edited by author 1983 115 straight rail diagrams on how to get excellent position on the second stroke.
84 Belgium Le Guide Marabout du Billard Philippe Malsert (F) 2 501 00340 3 Nouvelles Editions Marabout, Verviers 1983 General overview on the billiard game. Figures on how to play.
85 Belgium Berekend Biljarten Jean Verworst (B)   Edited by Author 1987 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.
86 Belgium Berekend Biljarten Jean Verworst (B)   Edited by Author 1987 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.
87 Belgium Berekend Biljarten Jean Verworst (B)   Edited by Author 1987 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.
88 Belgium 5 Biljartspelen E. Moons - Destaebele (B) 90 5205 009 0 Uitgeverij Reflex, Deurne 1988 Rules and information about Carom, English Billiards, Pool, Snooker and Bumper Pool (Golfbiljart).
89 Belgium Internationaal Biljartjaarboek 1989 Rob van der Steen (D)   Edited by Author, Antwerpen 1989 International overview of the carom billiard season 1988-1989.
90 Belgium Snooker Rudy Bauwens (B) 2-87312-000-2 Sport in Belgium Sprl, Brussels 1989 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).
91 Belgium Snooker Rudy Bauwens (B) 90 6304 1063 N.V. De Vlijt, Antwerpen 1989 Detailed book on Snooker containing photo's and coloured figures.
92 Belgium Internationaal Biljartjaarboek 1993 Rob van der Steen (D)   Drukkerij NV De Winne-Fabrisac, Dendermonde 1994 Overview of Belgian and worldwide French Billiards competition.  Part of Biljart International the billiards magazine edited by Rob van der Steen.
93 Belgium Billard, Billiards, Billar, Biljart, Biliardo Biblio Guy Huybrechts (B)   Edited by Author, Brussels 1996 Listing of Guy Huybrechts' billiard books collection also containing a vocabulary in 6 languages
94 Belgium Biljart speel je tussen de oren Stany Buyle (B)     1999 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.
95 Belgium Biljart in ontwikkeling Frédéric Caudron (B), Frans Van Kuyk (D), Jean-Michel Fray (F)   Edited by Author 2001 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.
96 Belgium Le Billard en Expansion Frédéric Caudron (B), Frans Van Kuyk (D), Jean-Michel Fray (F)   Edited by Author 2001 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.
97 Belgium Basics, het technisch basishandboek Leo Taelman (B)   Leo Taelman 2001 Treats all aspects of Bumper Pool (Golfbiljart).  Contains photo's, drawings and publicity.
98 Belgium Schaken met biljartballen, de tactiek Leo Taelman (B)   Edited by Author 2001 All about the tactics in bumper billiards. (golfbiljart, tapbiljart)
99 Belgium Royal Tennis in Renaissance Italy Cees de Bondt 2-503-52273-4 Brepols Publishers n.v., Turnhout 2006 The history of this game, the predecessor of current tennis, in Italy in the Renaissance period. French name "Jeu de Paume". The game is still played today. For more information check http://real-tennis.nl/?page=Home . The book is beautifully documented with more than 150 pictures.
100 Belgium Sport in 't Stad. Antwerpen 1830-1914. Marijke den Hollandeer 90 5867 513 0 Universitaire Pers, Leuven 2006 The history and background of the main sports played in Antwerp (Belgium) in the 1830 - 1940 era, the period before the 1920 Olympic Games in Antwerp. Treated sports are rowing, sailing, horse races, athletics, soccer, tennis, hockey, golf, polo, skating, cycling, motor sports, aeronautics, swimming, gymnastics, fencing, wrestling, weight lifting, boxing.  Billiards only mentioned marginally on page 19 as part of the popular games played in the 'cafés' at the time.
101 Belgium Tony Schrauwen, Een Wildertsbiljartfenomeen Roger Suykerbuyk (B)   Edited by Author 2006 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.
102 Belgium Ludo Dielis. Een Leven voor en door het Biljart. Alex Van Haecke 978 90 5720 497 5 Houtekiet, Antwerpen 2013 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.
103 Belgium Ludo Dielis. A Life with and through Billiards. Alex Van Haecke, translated by Sylvain Liekens 978 90 5720 515 6 Houtekiet, Antwerpen 2013 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.
104 Belgium 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. 978-908-22-6230-8 Filip Steurs, Antwerp 2014 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.
105 Belgium Drieband boek Willy Wesenbeek (B)   Thissen Biljarts, Antwerp 2015 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.
106 Belgium Klassieke Kunststoten/ Fantaisie Classique     Koninlijke Belgise Biljartbond voor Liefhebbers ND Rules and figures of "artistic billiards"
107 Belgium Table de Moyennes Moyenne Tafel Tabla de Promedios Average Table Durchschnittstabelle  Prontuarion Delle Medi     Iwan Simonis, Verviers ND Average Table Book, signed by René Gabriëls ex worldchampion, and Mr. Simonis, owner of the Iwan Simonis company.
108 Belgium Le Billard et l'Histoire Georges Troffaes (B)   Imprimerie Mertens, Brussels   Describes the history of billiards
109 Belgium De 100 Serie-Stoten Marcel Van Leemput (B)       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
110 Canada Règlements Officiels des Jeux de Billard     Canada Billiard & Bowling Inc 1980 Explaining the rules of 22 billiard games mostly pool or snooker related.
111 Canada Le livre du billard Pierre Morin (Can) 2 7619 1462 7 Les éditions de l'homme 1999 Book on pool billiards, history and players.
112 Colombia Teoria y Practica del Billar Alberto Cardona G. (Col)   Editorial Offset Print, Medellin 1965 Explaining the game and lifes of top players mainly American (Central, South, North).
113 Costa Rica Billar A Tres Bandas Para Principiantes Diego Leandro 978-9968-46-094-1 Editorial UCR 2009 Book on a number of 3 cushion systems.
114 Danmark Opbygning af seriespil i TREBANDE René Vingerhoedt   Den Danske Billard Union 1970  René Vingerhoedt explaining how to build series in 3-cushion play. His famous "familiestoten".  (Legacy Bernard Siguret.)
115 Danmark Billard Carl Bach, Jorgen Koch 87-419-3880-1 Jespersen Og Pios Forlag, Kopenhagen 1984 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.
116 France 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 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,
117 France 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 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.
118 France Veritez Plaisantes ou le Monde au Naturel Dutuit, avocat   Chez Maurry imprimeur du Roy & de Monseigneur l'Archevêque, Rouen 1702 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.
119 France Academie Universelle Des Jeux     Théodore Le Gras, a Paris, au Palais 1739 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. 
120 France Nouvelle Académie des Jeux "par C.B…. Amateur"   G.C. Hubert, Paris 1818 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.
121 France Le Nouveau Savant de société ou Encyclopédie des jeux de société. Tome 3 M.P.J. de Béranger   J.-N. Barba, Paris 1825  
122 France Règles du Jeu de Billard     Tiger, Imprimeur-Libraire, Paris 1825 Billiard rules at that time
123 France Manuel de l'amateur du jeu de billard Blismon (Simon de Blocquel - printer?) 9 789333 414760 Publiée par Blismon. A Paris chez Delarue et a Lille chez Castiaux, (reprint 2016, Facsimile Publisher, Delhi) 1835 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, 
124 France Le Musée des jeux Landrait   Lebigre frères, Paris 1837 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.
125 France Le Billard. Traité théorique et pratique de ce jeu.  Suivi de la physiologie du joueur de billard.     Paris, au dépot central, rue des Fossés-du-temple, 48 1846 Book about the history of billards, the material used to play billards like the cue and the table, stance, explication of different kind of strokes, the Paris billiards environment and explanation on how to execute 54 diagrams on carom billiards.  These 54 diagrams are shown on one big folded page at the end of the book.
126 France 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 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.
127 France Le Billard du Cercle Philharmonique A.L. (F)   Imprimerie de Justin Dupuy et Comp, Rue Margaux 11, Bordeaux 1853 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."
128 France Le Sport à Paris. Ouvrage contenant le Turf - La Chasse - …- Le Jeu de Paume - Le Billard -Le Jeu de Boule -  … Eugène Chapus   Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie. Paris 1854 Sports and games played in that era in Paris. Pages 127-131 about billiards. This is no games rule book.  It explains the place of each sport in the Paris of around 1850. 
129 France Principes du Jeu de Billard Berger   Edited by author, Paris 1855 Some historical background an explanations to start with, followed by 66 lessons, supported by about 100 diagrams.  Probably signed by book owner "M. Noiret"
130 France Bibliothèque des jeux d'adresse - Almanach du Jeu de Billard suivi des règles du jeu de paume Léon Cosson 9 789333 414753 Passard, Libraire-Editeur, Paris (reprint 2016, Facsimile Publisher, Delhi, India) 1858 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
131 France Académie des Jeux Richard   Paris, Delarue  Libraire-Editeur 1861 Rules of diiferent games played in that era. Pages 151-154 about the game of billiard.
132 France Le Billard A. Lalanne   Auguste Aubris, Paris 1866  
133 France Piron Oeuvres Diverses                    ses poésies, sa vie, bons mots, aventures plaisantes, saillies, chansons, etc. Anonymous, Alexis Piron   Delarue, Paris 1869 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.
134 France Jeux des Adolescents G. Beleze   Librairie Hachette et Cie, Paris 1873 Describes about 150 games played at the time of the publication.  Pages 186-195 about billiards.
135 France Le billard au XIXe siècle, et son influence sur les moeurs Siméon-Edmond Hirschler   Marseille, Imprimerie Saint-Ferréol. Les éditions Chapitre.Com 1874 Essay about the positive influence of the game of billiards on its players.
136 France Nouveau Traité Complet du Jeu de Billard Eugène Mangin (F)   Edited by author 1876 Book consisting of elementary course and advanced course.
137 France Théorie Pratique du Billard.  Etudes des Trois Coups Principaux : Coulés, Effets, Massés Edmond Graveleuse   Imprimerie Anonyme de Publications Périodiques, A. Ghio, Paris 1881 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.
138 France Le Billard Appris sans Maitre Eugène Mangin (F)   Edited by Author, Paris 1881 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).
139 France Manuel du jeu de billard Désiré Lemaire   Delarue, Paris 1882 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.
140 France 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 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.
141 France Le Billard Vignaux (F)   Delarue, Paris 1891 Theory on Libre technique like effects, series play. 
142 France Le Billard Vignaux (F)   Delarue, Paris 1891 Theory on Libre technique like effects, series play. 
143 France La Vie de Paris sous la Régence - La Vie Privée d'Autrefois - Arts et Métiers - Modes, Moeurs, Usages des Parisiens du XIIe au XVIIIe Siècle - d'Après des documents originaux ou inédits Alfred Franklin   Paris, Librairie Plon 1897 Franklin based his description of the way of life Paris during the "Régence" period on the book "Séjour de Paris, c'st à dire, instructions fidèles, pour les voiageurs de condition. Comment ils se doivent conduire, s'ils veulent faire un bon usage de leur tems & argent, durant leur séjour à Paris." written by Sr. J.C. Nemeitz, conseiller de S.A.S. Monsgr. le Prince de Waldeck, and published in Leide(n) in 1727. Game of billiards shortly described in a negative way.
144 France 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 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.
145 France Les Sports modernes illustrés P. Moreau, G. Voulquin. Billiards chapter by Henri Croiset.   Paris, Librairie Larousse 1905 Very detailed encyclopedium on the sports played in that era. Pages 63 - 69 about billiards containing 33 diagrms and 17 photo's
146 France Nouveau Traité de Billard Destiné aux Amateurs Albert Garnier   B. Sirven, Toulouse 1910 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.
147 France Une Partie de Billard Jean Gourmoud   Imprimerie de La Source, Lyon 1910 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.
148 France Règle du Jeu Nicolas Avec Notice sur les Jeux d'Aujourd'hui     Imp. Chassaing et fils, Nevers 1910 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
149 France Comment on devient fort au Billard Alfred Mortier   Eugene Figuière & Cie, Paris 1914 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.
150 France Jeux De Plein Air & d'Intérieur Georges Le Roy   Pierre Lafitte & C°, Paris 1914 Outside and inside games treated in this book.Carom billiards extensively described from page 215 - 319. Contains some nice diagrams and photo's.
151 France Pour être Bon Joueur de Billard René Delys   Editions Nilsson, Paris 1920 Little book about carom billiards with about 40 diagrams.
152 France Manuel Officiel et Pratique des Jeux de Billard     G. Caro Fabriquant de Billards, Paris 1920 Introduction by the Dr. E. Monin from Paris explaining the health benefits of playing billards. Rules of many games, diagrams, strokes, material.
153 France Règle du Jeu de Billard  -  ses principes et ses lois  -  principaux coups de  queue -  points à toucher     Delarue, Paris 1920 Little book about the rules of the game and some diagrams.
154 France Manuel Officiel et Pratique des Jeux de Billard     Chambre Syndicale des Fabricants Français de Billards et Industries qui s'y rattachent 1925 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. 
155 France La Pratique du Billard Jean Duteil   Librairie S. Bornemann, Paris 1929 Very basics about carom billiards, containing 24 diagrams.
156 France Traité de Billard Roger Rugère (F)   Paul Leymarie, Paris 1930 Nice book, very detailed on Libre and Balkline with 100's of figures, also explaining the serie americaine.
157 France Annuaire 1930 Union Internationale Des Fédérations D'Amateurs De Billard   edited by author 1930 Detailed results of international championships and tournaments ,  records listings, details of all involved billiard leagues, minutes of the "Assmblée Générale".
158 France Leçons de Billard Ed. Derbier (F)   Editions S. Bornemann, Paris 1931 Basics about carom billiards, straight rail and balkline. Contains 106 diagrams and some photo's in order to illustrate stance and stroke.
159 France La Pratique du Billard Jean Duteil   Librairie S. Bornemann, Paris 1931 Very basics about carom billiards, containing 24 diagrams.
160 France Annuaire 1933 Union Internationale Des Fédérations D'Amateurs De Billard   edited by author 1933 Detailed results of international championships and tournaments ,  records listings, details of all involved billiard leagues, minutes of the "Assmblée Générale".
161 France Annuaire 1935-1936 Union Internationale Des Fédérations D'Amateurs De Billard   edited by author 1936 Detailed results of international championships and tournaments ,  records listings, details of all involved billiard leagues, minutes of the "Assmblée Générale".
162 France Le Billard Pour Tous. Comment s'organise un tournoi de billard. Mécanisme et réglementation des championnatts départementaux.     Fédération Française des Amateurs de Billard 1937 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.
163 France règles simplifiées des Jeux de Salon  cartes, jaquet, lotos, dames, echecs, dominos, billard, etc. Louis Biars   Librairie Garnier Frères, Paris 1938 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".
164 France Annuaire 1938 Union Internationale Des Fédérations D'Amateurs De Billard   edited by author 1938 Detailed results of international championships and tournaments ,  records listings, details of all involved billiard leagues, minutes of the "Assmblée Générale".
165 France Traité de Billard. Etude complète de la série américaine. Fernand Drouet (F)   Edited by Author, Paris 1939 Contains many diagrams about straight rail in general and how to play the "série américaine" in particular.
166 France Leçons de Billard Ed. Derbier (F)   Editions S. Bornemann, Paris 1940 Basics about carom billiards, straight rail and balkline. Contains 106 diagrams and some photo's in order to illustrate stance and stroke.
167 France Jouez au BILLARD. Receuil des Règles des Différentes Parties. Les Billards Proust, Paris   le Syndicat Patronale du Billard  1947 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.
168 France Traité de Billard. Etude complète de la série américaine. Fernand Drouet (F)   Edited by Author, Paris 1949 Contains many diagrams about straight rail in general and how to play the "série américaine" in particular.
169 France 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 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.
170 France La tête et le bras Roger Conti (F)   Byrrh, Paris 1955 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.
171 France Leçons de Billard Ed. Derbier (F)   S. Bornemann, Paris 1957 Explains how to play straight-rail (libre).  Contains 17 photo's and 106 diagrams.
172 France Le Billard cet Inconnu Roger Conti (F)   Edited by Author 1957 This book is set up as a conversation between the master and his apprentice, handling all aspects of the game.
173 France Le Billard Cet Inconnu… Roger Conti (F)   Edited by the Author, Pardies (Basses-Pyrénées) 1957 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.
174 France Le Secret du Billard Jean Marty (F)   Edited by author 1959 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.
175 France Le Casse-Tête au Billard Antoine Boris   FABB, Paris 1960 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.
176 France Réflexions, Entraînements, Idées au Billard Antoine Boris   FFAB, Paris 1962 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.
177 France Le Billard par l'Image Jean Marty (F)   Edited by author, Paris 1967 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..
178 France le billard Willie Hoppe, Francis Connesson   Editions Denoël, Paris 1974 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.
179 France Le Billard en trois jours Jean-Paul Nahon (F)   Solar, Paris 1975 Basics of the billiard game.  List of French billiard clubs.
180 France le solfège du billard Francis Connesson (F)   Edited by Author 1981 Printed on luxury paper, large format.  The game explained as a conversation between the master and his apprentice.
181 France Le Billard cet Inconnu Roger Conti (F)   Edited by Author 1981 This book is set up as a conversation between the master and his apprentice, handling all aspects of the game.
182 France 3 Billes aux Reflets Tricolores André Heurtebise (F)   Féderation Française de Billard, Thionville 1984 Compete with cardboard dust cover.  Beautiful book on the history of the French Billard League and the game in general.
183 France Le Billard par l'Image Jean Marty (F)   Edited by author, Paris 1984 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.
184 France Le Billard par l'Image Jean Marty (F)   Edited by author, Paris 1984 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.
185 France l'harmonie du billard Francis Connesson (F) 2 9501164 0 X Edited by Author 1985 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.
186 France Leçons de Billard Ed. Derbier (F) 2 85182 139 3 Editions Bornemann, Paris 1987 Explains how to play straight-rail (libre).  Contains 17 photo's and 106 diagrams.
187 France Le billard et ses Reflexions Jean Marty (F) 2 9502 413 0 1 Edited by author, Paris 1987 Focus on the running lines of object ball or cue ball when hitting one or more cushions. 
188 France Le Billard Willie Hoppe (U.S.) with the collaboration of  Francis Connesson (F) 2 207 23410 X Denoël 1987  
189 France Traité de Billard Roger Rugère (F) 2-86579-016-11 Editions Leymarie, Paris 1988 Soft cover. Nice book, very detailed on Libre and Balkline with 100's of figures, also explaining the serie americaine.
190 France Le Billard Jean Salvador   Editions De Vecchi, Paris 1989 Material, how to play, different games, rules
191 France Tour de France de la Vie au Grand Air.  Sports - Jeux - Loisirs d'Autrefois et de Toujours Claude Bailhé (F) 2.86726.620.3 Editions Milan 1990 Book about the pass-times and sports, with lots of photo's, of the 19th and beginning 20th century.
192 France Théorie Mathématique des Effets du Jeu de Billard Gaspard-Gustave Coriolis (F) 2 87647 081 0 Jacques Gabay, Sceaux 1990 Theoretical mathematical study on the effects of the billard game.   Contains 11 unfoldable drawings.
193 France Le Billard français. Technique nouvelle. Jack Dupuy (F) 2-85182-445-7 Pierre Tournon Editions, Paris 1991 Basics about carom billiards. Contains mostly photo's and diagrams in order to explain the game in a smple way.
194 France Le Billard. Histoire et Règles du Jeu. Richard Lablée (F) 2 218 02210 9 Hatier 1992 Beautiful book on the game of billiards and its history with photo's and graphics on luxury paper.
195 France Le Billard et toutes ses variantes Claude-Marcel Laurent (F) 2 85182 501 1 Editions Bornemann 1994 Brief explanation on french billiards in all its forms and some variants.
196 France Le Billard Français Georges Vassalo (F)   Editions De Vecchi, Paris 1995 Material, how to play, different games, psychology
197 France Billard Conseils et Technique J.M. Fray   edited by author 1996 Explaining the basics of the game of straight rail among which keeping the balls at the head of the table.
198 France Le billard français Jack Dupuy (F) 2 85182 537 2   1996 Very basics of the game.
199 France Le Secret du Billard Jean Marty 2-9502413-1-X Edited by author 1996 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".
200 France Le Billard et ses Vérités Jean Marty (F) 2 9502413 2 8 Edited by author, Paris 1996 Explaining to the beginner step by step how to approach the game.
201 France Manuel de billard français Bernard Cassiau, Jack Dupuy (F) 2 85182 570 4 Editions Bornemann, Paris 1997 600 figures and 36 photo's on the basics, technique and conception of billiards.
202 France Le billard américain et le 8 Pool Richard Lablée (F) 2 85182 543 7 Bornemann, Paris 1997 Basics on Pool billards
203 France J'apprends le Billard. Les Points de rappel. Laurent Guenet  2-9511200-1-X Edited by author 1998 Straight rail. About 140 diagrams how to gather the balls together.
204 France J'Apprends le Billard. Vol. 1  Les Bases Fondamentales. Laurent Guenet  2 9511200 0 1 Edited by author, Fer à Cheval, Collonges sous Salève 1998 Basics of French Billards technique.
205 France J'Apprends le Billard. Vol. 2  Les Points de Rappel. Laurent Guenet  2 9511200 1 X Edited by author, Fer à Cheval, Collonges sous Salève 1998 Focus on rappel.
206 France J'Apprends le Billard. Vol. 2  Les Points de Rappel. Laurent Guenet  2 9511200 1 X Edited by author, Fer à Cheval, Collonges sous Salève 1998 Focus on rappel.
207 France J'Apprends le Billard. Vol. 3  J'apprends le Billard Americain Laurent Guenet  2 9511200 2 8 Edited by author, Fer à Cheval, Collonges sous Salève 1998 Focus on pool.
208 France Le billard. Règles et variantes. Richard Lablée (F) 2 85182 589 5 Editions Bornemann, Paris 1998 Brief explanation on french billiards in all its forms and some variants.
209 France 3 Bandes et + Stéphane Nole with the collaboration of Richard Bitalis (F) 2 95112843 0 6 Edited by Author 1998 Technical manual on the game of 3-cushion
210 France Les guides du Billard. Choisir et Entretenir son Matériel Xavier Carrer 2-908555-82-4 Kozoom Multimedia, Toulouse 1998 Book about how to maintain the billiard table, cloth, cue.
211 France la symphonie du billard Francis Connesson (F) 2 9501164 0 X Edited by Author 1999 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.
212 France Partie de Billard Fabien Laze, Olivier Lecerf 2-914163-00-2 en toutes lettres, Paris 2000 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.
213 France Le Billard Français. L'art et la manière du point de rappel. Stephane Nole (F) 2 9512843 1 4  Edited by author 2000 Focus on rappel.
214 France Et pour cinq Stephane Nole (F)   Impri'Ouest Le Mans, Sarthe 2001 Detailed expanation about the Serie Americaine.  The balls in the drawings have the same diameter as in real life.
215 France       Billards                                           Billard français, snooker, pool billard américain, 8 pool anglais Jean Marty (jr) (F) 2 913545 15 7 Editions du Garde-Temps, Paris 2002 Beautiful book about french billiards, snooker, pool.  Lots of beautiful photo's, pictures and figures.
216 France Le Carrom ou Billard indien Richard Lablée (F) 2 85 182 567 4 Bornemann, Paris 2003 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.
217 France Le Billard Français. La ssérie à portée de main. Stephane Nole (F) 2 9512843 2 2 Edited by author 2003 Lots of figures on Libre and Balkline.  Focus on controlling the balls at the head of the table.
218 France J'Apprends le Billard                       Vol. 4  La série - Jeu du tiers Laurent Guenet  2 9511200 3 6 Edited by author, Fer à Cheval, Collonges sous Salève 2004 French billiards. Focus on series play and controlling the balls at the head of the table.
219 France J'Apprends le Billard                       Vol. 5  La série - Jeu du tiers Laurent Guenet  2 9511200 4 4 Edited by author, Fer à Cheval, Collonges sous Salève 2004 French billiards. Focus on series play and controlling the balls at the head of the table continued.
220 France Billard, Théorie du jeu Régis Petit (F) 2 7027 0999 0 Chiron, Paris 2004 Physics of the billiard game
221 France Jouer Autrefois Elisabeth Belmas (F) 2 87673 433 8 Champ Vallon 2006 Essai sur le jeu dans la France moderne (XVI - XVIII Siècle). Essay on games in modern France.  (16th-18th century)  
222 France Académie de billard                          Un dernier regard Jean-Claude Carrière, Benoît Rajau (F) 2 35039 018 7 Nicolas Chaudun              Paris musées, Paris 2006 Most beautiful photos and text on the game of billiards.  Photos taken at the Académie de Billard à Clichy, Montmartre.
223 France J'Apprends le Billard                       Vol. 6  Le Cadre - Jeu de Série Laurent Guenet  2 9511200 5 2 Edited by author, Fer à Cheval, Collonges sous Salève 2010 French billards.  Focus on balkline. Signed: "Collonges le 27 juin 2011/Pour Filip/Bon billard/Avec mes meilleurs salutations/Laurent Guenet."
224 France Les fondamentaux du billard Carambole (français) Marc Massé, Louis Edelin (F) 978 2 85180 781 6 Editions Amphora, Paris 2010 Detailed book on the technique and figures of French billiards.  Graphically very nice book.  Pleasure to work with.
225 France Les fondamentaux du billard Carambole (français) Marc Massé, Louis Edelin (F) 978 2 85180 781 6 Editions Amphora, Paris 2010 Detailed book on the technique and figures of French billiards.  Graphically very nice book.  Pleasure to work with.
226 France Chronique d'une bande annocée Alain Remond   edited by author 2011 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.
227 France "120 sur mouches". La Bande et ses Séries. Vol. 2. Alain Remond   edited by author 2014 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.
228 France le billard Willie Hoppe (U.S.) with the collaboration of  Francis Connesson (F)   Editions Denoël 1974 - 1980 Posture.  Libre, 3-cushion.  Based on the earlier books of Willie Hoppe.
229 France Autour du billard Robert Albouker 2 07 0531180 5 Gallimard 1992 - 1993 History and anecdotes of the game of billiard.
230 France Le Billard Russe et la Poule au Gibier Ch. Dutil (F)   S. Bornemann, Paris ND 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.
231 France Le Billard et le Bowling G. de Vauresmont (F)   Editions Nilsson, Paris ND Mainly about billiards, 10 pages about bowling.  Handling many aspects of the game and material.  Some interesting historical background.
232 France Traité Populaire du Jeu de Billard J. Arnous de Rivière (F)   E. Flammarion, paris ND  
233 France Le Billard Le Cadre 47/2" Paul Darboux? Michel Fonda? Oswald Mancirini?   Edited by Author ND 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.
234 France 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 Small book about different kind of billiard games.  No author, no date
235 France Nouveau Traité de Billard Destiné aux Amateurs Albert Garnier   B. Sirven, Toulouse   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.
236 France Grande Encyclopédie Générale des Jeux. Jeux de Société. Jeux d'enfants : Assauts, Ballons, Barres, Batonnets, Bilboquets.  Billard avec la règle très-complète et de nombreux dessins pour différents coups. Boules, tous les Jeux de Cartes connus; charades, criquets, danses, dominos, echecs, furet, gages, lotos, mouches, paume, oie, quilles, steeple chase, tombola, tric-trac, jacquets, etc. Plus un grand nombre de Jeux de Société et plus de 300 Jeux d'Enfants. Benjamin Pifteau   Arthème Fayard, Paris   Each pages is divided into 2 columns and each column is numbered, so "real number of pages is 432. Columns 46-101 about the game of billiards. Also historical information available in this book;
237 France Les Accros du Billard Dobritz 2 908 618 02 8 Editions Bleu Turquoise   Book with about 60 caricatures around the game of billiards by Dobritz
238 France Traité de Billard Fernand Drouet (F)   Sport Billard   Study of the game of billiard.  Rappel and serie americaine.
239 France Traité Populaire du Jeu de Billard J. Arnous de Rivière (F)   Ernest Flammarion, Paris   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.
240 France Traité Populaire du Jeu de Billard J. Arnous de Rivière (F)   Ernest Flammarion, Paris   No dates mentioned.  
241 France                          Le Croquet                      Le Badminton Le Billard de Pelouse Jean Perrot   S. Bornemann, Paris   Little book, mainly on the game of "croquet".
242 France Leçons de Billard Robert Mortier (F)   La Compagnie Brunswick Française, Paris   Technique and figures for Libre
243 France Le Billard cet Inconnu Roger Conti (F)   Edited by Author   This book is set up as a conversation between the master and his apprentice, handling all aspects of the game.
244 France Grande Encyclopédie méthodique, universelle, illustrée des Jeux et des Divertissements de l'esprit et du corps. T. de Moulidars   Paris, A La Librairie Illustrée, 8, Rue Saint-Joseph   Pages 190 - 226 about the games of Bagatelle and Billiards (as from 196).  Rules of several billiard games explained (pockets and pocketless). Diagrams show pockets.
245 Germany 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   3-88210-006-0 Joh. Adam Stein und Gabriel Nicolaus Raspe, Nürnberg; Reprint Antiqua-Verlag, Lindau. 1745 Facsimile reprint. Book about magic in the broadest sense also including games, and aspects of mathematics and physics. Pages 285-287 about billiards.
246 Germany 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 Google scan. Book about magic in the broadest sense also including games, and aspects of mathematics and physics. Pages 285-287 about billiards.
247 Germany 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 "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.
248 Germany Spiel-Almanch, enthaltend die neueste Anweisung zu einder gründlichen und leichten Erlernung des Whist, l'Hombre, Quadrille, Tarot, Casino, …,Billard - Kegel - und Ballspiel, nebst einer Auswahl der unterhaldensten Gesellschaftsspielen, Räthseln, Charaden und Gesängen     herausgegeben von Julius Cäsar, Berlin 1797 Pages 3-52 about the game of billiards. Vocabulary and rules of different kind of billiard games explained and how to count points. Every new chapter starts from page 3.  
249 Germany Neuestes Spielbuch Georg Grimm   Verlag von Otto Wigand, Leipzig 1840 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.
250 Germany Encyclopädie der Spiele enthaltend alle bekannten Karten-, Bret, Kegel-, Billard-, Ball-, Würfel-Spiele und Schach. L. Von Alvensleben   Verlag von Otto Wigand, Leipzig 1855 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.
251 Germany 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 General information about the game of carom and keen billiards and its rules.
252 Germany Encyclopädie der Spiele Friedrich Anton   Verlag Otto Wigand, Leipzig 1884 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.
253 Germany Percussion oder den Stoss fester Körper Richard Klimpert   Kleyers Encyklopädie, Verlag von L. v. Vangerow, Bremerhaven 1889 Learning book on the physics of objects getting hit. "Für das Selbststudium und zum Gebrauch an Lehranstalten, sowie zum Nachschlagen für Fachleute".
254 Germany Das Billardbuch Bogumil   Verlag von J.J. Weber, Leipzig 1895 Detailed book on the history, physics and figures of billards.
255 Germany Buch der Spiele. Encyclopädie sämtlicher bekannten Spiele un Unterhaltungsweisen für alle Kreise. Alban von Hahn   Verlag und Druck von Otto Spamer 1897 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.
256 Germany Der Meister in Billards-Spiel C. Bogumil   H.W. Theodor Dieter, Verlagsbuchhandlung, Leipzig 1898 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.
257 Germany Von der Pielchen- oder Belltafel A. Treifel     1900 "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.
258 Germany Woerz' Billardbuch     Verlag von Albert Goldschmitt, Berlin 1904 Detailed book about carom billiards. Contains 151 diagrams and some photos.
259 Germany Das Billardbuch                                  Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen von Serienstössen von Billardmeister R. Hanke Richard Hanke   Edited by author, Charlottenburg 1908 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"
260 Germany 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 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."
261 Germany Miniatur Bibliothek - Das Billardspiel Anonymous   Verlag Otto Paul, Leipzig 1910 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".
262 Germany Bibliothek für Sport und Spiel         Das Billard-Spiel Franz Kübel   Grethlein & Co, Leipzig 1910 Book on straight-rail.
263 Germany 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 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.
264 Germany Das Carambole-Spiel Dr. Hugo Toeppen   A. Hartleben's Verlag,  1920 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.
265 Germany Das Carambole-Spiel Dr. Hugo Toeppen   A. Hartleben's Verlag,  1920 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.
266 Germany Die Kunst des Billardspiels E. Heinsick   Verlag Hachmeister & Thal, Leipzig 1920 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.
267 Germany Sport und Speil MB 70.  Das Billardspiel in schematischen Darstellungen Arthur Huber   Grethlein & Co. Gmbh, Leipzig und Zürich 1922 Straight rail/Libre. 90 diagrams and photo's.
268 Germany Das Billardspiel. Ein therethischer und praktischer Leifaden zur rationellen Elernung des Seriespiels mit 121 Abbildungen. Hans Niedermayr   Hugo Steinitz Verlag, Berlin 1923 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.
269 Germany Woerz' Billardbuch August Woerz   Grieben Verlag, Albert Goldschmidt, Berlin 1925 3rd print with an introductory note of Arthur Poensgen as a tribute to Woerz who passed away.  Detailed book on Libre with 150 figures.
270 Germany Gebäude und Gelände für Gymanastik Spiel und Sport Scharroo und Wils   Verlag Otto Baumgärtel, Berlin 1925 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".
271 Germany Woerz' Billardbuch   3-328-00188-3 Sportverlag, Berlin 1925 Detailed book about carom billiards. Contains 150 diagrams.
272 Germany Woerz' Billardbuch - Praktische Anleitung zur Erlernung des Karambole-Spieles Mit 150 Illustrationen   3-328-00188-3 Sportverlag, Berlin 1925 Detailed book about carom billiards. Contains 150 diagrams.
273 Germany Das Billardspiel Hans Niedermayr, neubearbeitet von Paul Gilles   Kurt Büttner Verlag, Berlin 1933 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.
274 Germany Das Billardspiel. Tennsi - Tischtennis und Kegelspiel. Erlernung - Technik - Spielregeln Ernst O. Hohmann   Falken-Verlag Erich Sticker, Berlin 1954 Pages 5 - 31 about billards explaining the basics.
275 Germany Das Billard - ABC Herbert Weisser   Sportverlag, Berlin 1956 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.
276 Germany Das Billard - ABC Herbert Weisser   Sportverlag, Berlin 1956 Published in the then DDR. Nice book with 120 diagrams and photo's about carom billiards, no 3 cushion.  Also separate chapters on "Kegelbillard", training and women. Gives some insight on how sport was looked at in the DDR.
277 Germany Weltgeschichte des Sports und der Leibeserziehung Carl Diem   Im Cotta-Verlag, Stuttgart 1959 The global history of sports and 'physical education'. Contains references to the hisotry of ballgames on different continents.  Has a chapter about sports in Belgium.  Billiards only marginally mentioned. "Zur Erinnerung an Ihren Besuch in Frankfurt/M. Deutsche Olympische Gesellschaft Frankfurt/Main, Rheinstr. 23 'signature' 11.V.1962."
278 Germany Billard Walter Leffringhausen   Sportverlag, Berlin 1966 Detailed book on carom billiards, lots of figures and photo's.
279 Germany Kleine Billardschule Gerhard Rühm   J. L. Pllaf's Buchhandling, Wien 1968  
280 Germany Das Billardspiel                               Eine Einführung mit 60 Abbildungen im Text Georg Seischab 3 7907 1290 6 Albrecht Philler Verlag, Minden 1971 Book on straight rail, with some explanation on pool at the back end.
281 Germany Taschenbuch des Deutschen Billardbundes e.V. (DBB) DBB   DBB 1975 Articles and rules of the West German (est. 1975) Billiards Association.  Contains articles and rules.  5 chapters : Satzung, Sportordnung, Jugendordnung, Ehrungsordnung and Finanzordnung.
282 Germany 40 Jahre Karlsruher Billard-Club 1935 E.V. Erwin Habiger, Rudi Hegewald, …   Friese Druck, Stutensee 1975 Brochure at the occasion of the 40-year jubilee of the Karlsruhe Billard-Club. 1935-1975.  Gives an account of the history of the club and billiards. Also features a tournament at this occasion featuring Ludo Dielis, Dieter Müller, Johan Scherz and Gerd Tiedtke. And some explanation about carom billiard disciplines.
283 Germany Billard, Von den Grundbegriffen bis zur Perfektion Udo W. Wolff 3 453 41201 X Heyne Bücher, München 1977 Mainly on the basics of Libre but also explains other forms and types of the game.
284 Germany Das Billardspiel Georg Seischab 3 7907 1290 6 Albrecht Philler Verlag, Minden 1979 Book mainly about carom billiards and a smaller part about snooker. 60 diagrams.
285 Germany Exil oder Der braune Salon Helmut Eisendle (G) 480 3 499 14465 4 Rowohlt Taschenbuch Verlag GmbH, Reinbek 1979 "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.
286 Germany Billard Folker Kraus - Weysser 3 581 66419 4 Humboldt, München 1982 Mixed introduction on the game of billiards treating all games and basic techniques.
287 Germany Billard, lernen und spielen Folker Kraus - Weysser 3 581 66 419 4  sport ht, Humboldt Taschenbuchverlag, München 1982 Mixed introduction on the game of billiards treating all games and basic techniques.  Different cover than the other book in collection.
288 Germany Pool-Billard M. Bach, K.-W. Kühn 3 8068 0484 2 Falken-Verlag, Niedernhausen/Ts 1983 Book about the basics of pool.
289 Germany Wandelhalle der Bücherfreunde  Peter Neumann   SDV Saarbrücker Druckerei und Verlag, Saarbrücken 1985 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.
290 Germany Billard Walter Leffringhausen   Sportverlag, Berlin 1985 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.
291 Germany Billard Walter Leffringhausen   Sportverlag, Berlin 1985 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.
292 Germany Billard Walter Leffringhausen   Sportverlag, Berlin 1985 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.
293 Germany Carrom. Das Lehr- und Ubungsbuch für den Carrom-Sport - vom Anfänger bis zum Experten. Gilbert Langley Mathiasz, Marina Rose 3-924191-30-1 Günter Albert Ulmer Verlag, Tuningen 1988 This book explains the rules, technique and tactics of the carrom game, a billiards relative.  The game is played on a square board with a hole in each corner and each player has 9 pieces/coins (black&white) and a striker, and there is red queen.  The striker is propulsed with the finger.  Contains over 160 diagrams and photos (b&w).
294 Germany Billard, Karambolage und Poolbillard Regeln und Techniken Hartmut Huff 3 404 68023 5 Bastei - Lübbe, Bergisch Gladbach 1989 Introduction on French billards and pool.
295 Germany Labyrinth und Billard Friedhelm Häring 3-924301-04-2 Dr. Friedhelm Häring, Giessen 1991 Book about aspects of the life and work of the Austrian artist Rudolf Hausner. One part about billiards illustrated with fascinating paintings. 
296 Germany Billard Pierre Ponsing 3 7919 0350 0 Walter Rau Verlag, Düsseldorf 1991 Basics on the game of billiards in general.  Even a word on poker ;-).
297 Germany Billard Walter Leffringhausen 3-328-00527-7 Sportverlag, Berlin 1992  
298 Germany 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    3-921412-25-5 Europoli & Eurolex, Herrsching 1992 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).
299 Germany Billard                                Grundstösse, Viertelbillard und Freie Partie Dr. Heinz Stingl 3 8068 1313 2 Falken-Verlag, Niedernhausen/Ts 1993 Nice book on the game of straight rail and technique about to control the ball at the head of the table.
300 Germany Gewinnen beim Carambol-Billard Heinrich Weingartner (Austrian) 3-7919-0455-8 Walter Rau Verlag, Düsseldorf 1993 General introduction to straight rail and balkline with diagrams and photo's also explaining stance and stroke.
301 Germany Billard. Pool, Snooker, Karambol. Regeln, Technik, Geschichte. Franz Schiffer 3-88034-733-6 Heinrich Hugendubel Verlag, München 1994 Lovely book with interesting photo's for who wants to know more on the background of French billiards, pool and snooker.
302 Germany Billard In zehn Schritten zum Erfolg Klaus Hose/Rolf Kalb 3-8254-0462-5 sportinform Verlag, München 1994 Handles carom billiards, pool & snooker in ten steps in order to improve your skills.  Contains many diagrams. Ex-library.
303 Germany Billard. Pool, Snooker, Karambol. Regeln, Technik, Geschichte Franz Schiffer 3 88034 733 6 Heinrich Hugendubel Verlag, München 1995 Lovely book with interesting photo's for who wants to know more on the background of French billiards, pool and snooker.
304 Germany Homo Ludens- Der spielende Mensch 6 Günther G. Bauer 3 87397 338 3 Verlag Emil Katzbichler, Mûnchen/ Salzburg 1996 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.
305 Germany Bibliographie Der Spielbücher des 15. bis 18. Jahrhunderts - Erster Band : 1473 - 1700 Manfred Zollinger 3-7772-9628-7 Anton Hiersemann Verlag, Stuttgart 1996 This bibliographie treats 956 books on games from 1473 - 1700.  Very well documented.  Introduction in German, French and English. "Herausgegeben im Auftrag des Institutes für Spielforschung und Spielpädagogok an der Hochschule "Mozarteum" in Slazburg von Günther G. Bauer."
306 Germany Billard                                       Carambol Pool Snooker Walter Leffringhausen, Jens Noelte 3 328 00690 7 Sportverlag, Berlin 1996 Book on French billiards, pool and snooker.
307 Germany Billard für Fortgeschrittene. Cadre, Einband, Dreiband, Kunststoss Dr. Heinz Stingl 3-8068-1735-9 Falken-Verlag, Niedernhausen/Ts 1997 The book contains 189 diagrams, all explained in detail how to obtain the best result. Handling balkline, 1- and 3-cushion and phantasy.
308 Germany DBU. Deutsche Billard Union. Handbuch der Deutschen Billard-Union e.V. mit Satzung, Ordnungen, Spielregeln, Richtlinien     Deutsche Billiard-Union 1998 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.
309 Germany Bil.lard [biljart] Bruno Bräsig, Klaus Puth 3-8231-1049-7 Tomus Verlag, München 2001 Funny German dictionary on words used in the game of billiards, pool, snooker
310 Germany Das Billardspiel                                  Eine Bibliographie Dieter Haase 3-933146-70-4 Edited by Author, Kassel 2001 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".
311 Germany Billard, verständlich gemacht Rolf Kalb 3 7679 0548 5 Copress Verlag, München 2001 Introduction on the game of billiards in general.
312 Germany Detaillierte Resultate der Billard-Europameisterschaften 1925 -2002 Carambol Robert Richter   Robert Richter, Essen 2002 Results of all European Championships carom billiards, individual play.  Men 1925 - 2002.  Women 1985 - 2002.  Junior players 1971 - 2002.
313 Germany Modernes Pool                       Techniken un Training Ralph Eckert 3-9804706-0-1 Litho-Verlag e.K. 2003 Detailed book on the needed material, different types of pool, strokes and how to approach the game.
314 Germany Detaillierte Resultate der Billard-Weltmeisterschaften 1903 -2002 Carambol Robert Richter   Robert Richter, Essen 2003 Results of 212 worldchampionships carom billiards as from 1903 until 2003.
315 Germany Das Blaue Karree   The Blue Square     Fascination Billiards Dr. Werner Bayer   Dr. Werner Bayer Stiftung. Druckerei H + P, Berlin 2004 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.
316 Germany Faszination Dreiband                  Grundlagen, Technik, Mentaltraining Andreas Efler (Austrian) 3 9804706 8 7 Litho Verlag, Speyer 2005 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.
317 Germany Handbuch des Billardspiels - Dreiband -     Band 1 Dr. Gerhard Hüpper (G) 3 9804706 2 8 Litho-Verlag, Speyer 2005 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.
318 Germany Der Klang der Kugeln   3-910172-90-3 Ingo Cesaro. Corvinus Presse Berlin 2005 108 haikus (amm in German) by 89 women authors from 12 countries about billiards with 6 linocuts
319 Germany Handbuch des Billardspiels - Dreiband -     Zweiter Band Dr. Gerhard Hüpper (G) 978 3 9811713 8 9 Litho-Verlag, Wolfhagen 2008 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.
320 Germany Big Points Andreas Efler (Austrian) 978 3 941484 01 6 Litho Verlag, Wolfhagen 2009 Book on about 300 special, sometimes very difficult 3-cushion positions and solutions
321 Germany Big Points Andreas Efler (Austrian) 979 3 941484 01 6 Litho Verlag, Wolfhagen 2010 Book on about 300 special, sometimes very difficult 3-cushion positions and solutions
322 Germany Richtig Billard Andreas Huber (G) 978 3 8354 0841 8 BLV, München 2011 Mainly about pool, lot's of colourful photo's.
323 Germany Kaffeehausgeschichten aus dem alten Dresden Andreas Them 978-3-938325-88-9 Sächsische Zeitung, Dresden 2011 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?
324 Germany 100 Jahre Billardsport in Deutschland 1911 - 2011 Dieter Haase (G)   DBU, Köln 2011 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.
325 Germany Das (Mini) Billard Buch                    Mit Mini-Billardtisch, Regeln, Rack und Queue Mike Vago   Komet Verlag, Köln 2011 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.
326 Germany Gründlicher Unterricht und Regeln des Billard-Spieles Anton Baumann 978-3-86444-352-7 Salzwasser Verlag 2012 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.
327 Germany Tuschvermeiden im Dreiband. Band 1. Quarten, Verkehrte Quarten; Andreas Efler  978--3-941484-73-3 Litho-Verlag e.K. 2015 How to avoid kisses in 3-cushion billiards. About 200 diagrms with detailed explanations.
328 Germany Tuschvermeiden im Dreiband. Band 2. Quinten; Andreas Efler  978--3-941484-77-1 Litho-Verlag e.K. 2016 How to avoid kisses in 3-cushion billiards. About 200 diagrms with detailed explanations.
329 Germany Tuschvermeiden im Dreiband. Band 3. Kur_Lang-Kurz. Lang-Lang-Kurz. Umkehrer. B 2 press an derBande un andere mit Testprogramm Andreas Efler  978--3-941484-81-8 Litho-Verlag e.K. 2017 How to avoid kisses in 3-cushion billiards. About 300 diagrms with detailed explanations. Volume 3 has another (lower) paper quality than 1 & 2.
330 Germany Handbuch der Billardspielkunst G. Kerkau   Grethlein & Co, Leipzig, Paris, Berlin ND Detailed book on French billiards, lots of references to people and businesses related to billiards.
331 Germany Handbuch der Billardspielkunst G. Kerkau   Grethlein & Co, Leipzig, Paris, Berlin ND Detailed book on French billiards, lots of references to people and businesses related to billiards.
332 Germany Billard - Carambol, Pool, Snooker, Kegelbillard Heinrich Weingartner (Austrian) 3-85223-256-2 Verlag - Perlen - Reihe, Wien - München - Zürich ND  
333 Germany Billard für Jedermann Roger Conti (F)   Weber Offset Druck, Heidelberg nd German translation of the original book of Roger Conti " Le billard cet inconnu".
334 Germany Kleine Ausgabe von Woerz' Billardbuch August Woerz   Verlag Albert Goldschmidt, Berlin   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.
335 Germany Miniatur Bibliothek 451/452. Das Billardspiel.     Verlag für Kunst und Wissenschaft, Albert Otto Paul, Leipzig   Little book about the game of carom billiards with some diagrams.
336 Germany Miniatur Bibliothek 889 - Systematischer Unterricht im Billardspiel - Die amerikanische Serie     Verlag für Kunst und Wissenschaft - Albert Otto Paul, Leipzig   Little book about how to play in the "série américaine" in straight rail, with about 18 diagrams showing 54 positions.
337 Germany Systematischer Unterricht im Billardspiel. Die amerikanische Serie. (Miniatur Bibliothek Nr. 889)     Friedrich M. Hörhold Verlag, Leipzig   Explains how to execute the "American series" with 52 figures.  Mainly about straight rail, some on balkline.
338 Germany Miniatur Bibliothek 451-452 - Das Billardspiel.     Verlag für Kunst und Wissenschaft, Albert Otto Paul, Leipzig   Little book about the game of carom billiards with some diagrams.
339 Hungary Karambol-Jatek Kezikönyve Sztanoj Miklos   Hornyanszky Viktor Könyvnyomdaja, Budapest 1895 Old Hungarian book on carom billiards.  Contains over 150 diagrams, some pictures and photo's of Hungarian players and Vignaux.
340 Hungary A Biliardjatek könyve Adorjan Gyula   Orszagos Központi Kozsegi Nyomda Reszvenytarsasag, Budapest 1896 Book about carom billiards, straight rail, with about 300 diagrams and some photo's.  Also some diagrams about the "série américaine".
341 Hungary A Billiárdjáték Kézikönyve Pap Jakab   Delta Könyvkiadóvállalat, Budapest 1937 Hungarian book about carom billiards. Contains 120 diagrams.
342 Hungary Spiele und Unterhaltung im alten Europa Walter Endrei 963-13-2387-0 Corvina, Budapest 1986 Games and amusement in Europe during the Middle Ages.  Pages 139-141 about billiards. Also other ball games are treated. More than 150 pictures, about 50 in color.
343 Hungary Karambol A Zöld Asztalon Szabadi Laszlo 963 253 655 X Sport, Budapest 1992 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 ;-).
344 Italy Manuale del Biliardo Jacopo Gelli (I)   Ulrico Hoepli, Milano 1895 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.
345 Italy Come Posso Divertirmi? Piccola Enciclopedia di giuochi mossi e tranquilli da eseguirsi in citta e in campagna Jacopo Gelli (I)   Ulrico Hoepli, Milano 1901 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.
346 Italy Il Biliardo Jacopo Gelli (I)   Ulrico Hoepli, Milano 1906 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.
347 Italy Il Biliardo e il Giuoco alle Bocce Jacopo Gelli (I)   Ulrico Hoepli, Milano 1914 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.
348 Italy Il Biliardo Moderno.  Tecnica e Regolamento del giuoco. G. Garuffa   Fratelli de Silvestri, Milano 1933 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.
349 Italy Il Biliardo.  Tecnica - Stile - Regolamento Vittorio Vespetti   Biblioteca Sportiva de Vecchi, Milano 1968 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!
350 Italy Il biliardo Vol. 2: Le boccette; Le specialità anglo-sassoni; La goriziana Vincenzo Testa    Luigi Reverdito Editore, Trento 1983  
351 Italy Il biliardo: Le boccette; Le specialità anglo-sassoni; La goriziana Vincenzo Testa    Luigi Reverdito Editore, Trento 1983  
352 Italy manuale di biliardo Luigi Lamparelli 88-7669-013-1 Casa Editrice MEB, Padova 1984 Book about how to approach the games of Italian billiards.  Contains a number of photo's of the Hermelin billiards (factory) in Milan.
353 Italy Biliardo da Manuale per il principiante e il professionista Philippe Malsert (F) CL 40-0161-3 Siad Edizioni, Milan 1984 Treats all aspects of carom billiards with some explanation on pool. 100 diagrams.
354 Italy Il biliardo Volume Primo: L'italiana Vincenzo Testa    Luigi Reverdito Editore, Trento 1984  
355 Italy Il Biliardo                                               La Bagatella e il Giuoco delle Bocce Jacopo Gelli (I) 88 205 0064 7 Instituto Editioriale Cisalpino - Goliardica, Milano 1989 Good quality reprint of the original 4th and improved edition from 1924, edited by Hoepli.
356 Italy Il Gioco del Biliardo. Regole e Strategie.  Lamberto Antonelli 88-7124-228-9 Casa Editrice Roberto Napoleane S.r.l., Roma 1990 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.
357 Italy Il Biliardo: sport e spettacolo Vincenzo Testa  88-342-0222-8 Luigi Reverdito Editore, Trento 1990  
358 Italy giochiamo a biliardo e bocette Luigi Lamparelli 88-7669-387-4 Gruppo Editoriale Muzzio, Padova 1993 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.
359 Italy Il Nuovo Biliardo - Teoria e pratica Luigi Lamparelli, Luigi Ceron 88-7605-774-9 Gremese Editore, Roma 1993 This books handles, besides the in Italy very popular game of 5 birilli, also other billiards games and also handles the manufacturing of the balls, cues, tables and table slates.  Nicely documented with diagrams and photo's.
360 Italy Corso Completo Di Biliardo Angelo Galimberti 88-412-1383-3 De Vecchi Editore, Milano 1995  
361 Italy Il Manuale Di Biliardo     Grandmelo, Roma 1996  
362 Italy Il Fascino el Biliardo Tonino Virgili     2000 Book about cinque birilli.  Contains many colored diagrams. No mentioning of editor, date, …
363 Italy Il Biliardo Pro. Come migliolare le proprie prestazioni con le techniche e le strategie dei professionisti. Bob Henning 88-8440-388-X Gremese, Roma 2005 Explains how to approach the game of (pool) billiards.  Also handles the mental, emotional and strategy aspects.
364 Italy Il Biliardi Universale Fabio Margutti (I) 88 7999 446 8 Aracne Editrice, Roma 2005 This book handles several systems to calculate the trajectory of the balls.  As well usefull for 5 keens as for carom games and other.
365 Italy Biliardo da Manuale per il principiante e il professionista Girolamo Sansosti 88-8440-444-4 Gremese, Roma 2008  
366 Italy Il Biliardo Italiana Cinque Birilli       manuale di biliardo Pietro Piazza (I) 978 88 903335 6 9 Marsala, Cefalù 2008 This book has lots of nice illustrations on the game of billiards and in particular on playing the 5 keens game, "cinque birilli".
367 Italy Biliardo da Manuale per il principiante e il professionista Girlamo Sansosti (I) 88 8440 444 4 Gremese, Roma 2011 Detailed explanation about the technique and theory of the game, cinque birilli, also valuable for carom players.
368 Italy Emicrana e Biliardo. Viaggio tra neuroscienze, emicrania e sport (con un pizzico di filosofia) Ezio Del Ponte 978-88-87804-89-8 Pietro Pintore Editore, Torino 2013  
369 Italy Il Gioco del Biliardo.Manuale Pratico. Anonymus   Guide Pratiche Edibook   Book on the history of billiards, handling several types of games of which the typical Italian "cinque birilli" with the 5 keels
370 Luxemburg Fantaisie Classique                   Extraits des Règlements internationaux publiés à l'issue de l'Assemblée Générale de Luxembourg - 1950     U.I.F.A.B. 1950  
371 Luxemburg CEB Report 1988/89 CEB, Composition Rolf Kalb   Conféderation Européenne de Billard, Dudelange 1989 Overview of French Billiards in Europe of the 1988/1990 season.
372 Luxemburg CEB Report 1989/90 CEB, Rolf Kalb   Conféderation Européenne de Billard, Dudelange 1990 Overview of Carom Billiards in Europe of the 1989/90 season.
373 Luxemburg CEB Report 1990/91 CEB   Conféderation Européenne de Billard, Dudelange 1991 Overview of French Billiards in Europe of the 1990/1991 season.
374 Luxemburg CEB Report 1990/91 CEB   Conféderation Européenne de Billard, Dudelange 1991 Overview of Carom Billiards in Europe of the 1990/91 season.
375 Luxemburg CEB Report 1992/93 CEB   Conféderation Européenne de Billard, Dudelange 1992 Overview of Carom Billiards in Europe of the 1992/93 season.
376 Luxemburg CEB Report 1994/1995 CEB   Conféderation Européenne de Billard, Bivange 1995 Overview of French Billiards in Europe of the 1994/1995 season.
377 Mexico Fundamentos para el juego de Billar Jose M. Alvarez 968-409-024-2 Edamex, Mexico 1989 The book handles carom billiards in a general way.  Contains 86 diagrams.
378 Mexico El billar no es de vagos            Ciencia, juego y diversion Carlos Bosch 978 607 16 0149 0 Fondo de Cultura Economica, Mexico 2009 Book on the mathematical aspects of the billiard game.
379 Mexico El billar no es de vagos            Ciencia, juego y diversion Carlos Bosch 979 607 16 0149 0 Fondo de Cultura Economica, Mexico 2009 Book on the mathematical aspects of the billiard game.
380 Netherlands 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 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).
381 Netherlands 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 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).
382 Netherlands 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 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.
383 Netherlands 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 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. 
384 Netherlands 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 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".
385 Netherlands Académie Universelle Des Jeux, avec des instructions faciles pour aprendre à les bien jouer.     A Amsterdam, Aux dépens de la Compagnie 1756 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".
386 Netherlands Académie Universelle Des Jeux, avec des instructions faciles pour aprendre à les bien jouer.     A Amsterdam, Aux dépens de la Compagnie 1756 Mentions "Ex Libris Bonac A". 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".
387 Netherlands Académie Universelle Des Jeux, avec des instructions faciles pour aprendre à les bien jouer. Nouvelle Edition - Première Partie.     Amsterdam 1758 Pages 1-14 of the second part of the book about the game of billiards
388 Netherlands 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 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.
389 Netherlands Académie des Jeux, Contenant les Regles des Jeux de Cartes permis; celles du Billard, du Mail, du Trictrac, du Revertier, &c, &c. Avec des Instructions faciles pour apprendre à les bien jouer. Nouvelle Edition Augmentée du Jeu des Echecs, par Philidor; du Jeu de Whist, par Edmond Hoyle, traduit de l'Anglois; du Jeu de Tre-sette; du Jeu de Domino, Etc. Etc. Avec Figures Tome Premier     Chez D.J. Changuion. T. Van Harrevelt. A Amsterdam/ 1786 Rules of the games played in that era. Part 1 mainly card games.  Some unfoldable pictures.
390 Netherlands Académie des Jeux, Contenant les Regles des Jeux de Cartes permis; celles du Billard, du Mail, du Trictrac, du Revertier, &c, &c. Avec des Instructions faciles pour apprendre à les bien jouer. Nouvelle Edition Augmentée du Jeu des Echecs, par Philidor; du Jeu de Whist, par Edmond Hoyle, traduit de l'Anglois; du Jeu de Tre-sette; du Jeu de Domino, Etc. Etc. Avec Figures Tome Second     Chez D.J. Changuion. T. Van Harrevelt. A Amsterdam/ 1786 Rules of the games played in that era. Pages 265-282  about the game of billiards. "La paulme, le mail".
391 Netherlands Académie des Jeux, Contenant les Regles des Jeux de Cartes permis; celles du Billard, du Mail, du Trictrac, du Revertier, &c, &c. Avec des Instructions faciles pour apprendre à les bien jouer. Nouvelle Edition Augmentée du Jeu des Echecs, par Philidor; du Jeu de Whist, par Edmond Hoyle, traduit de l'Anglois; du Jeu de Tre-sette; du Jeu de Domino, Etc. Etc. Avec Figures Tome Troisième     Chez D.J. Changuion. T. Van Harrevelt. A Amsterdam/ 1786 Rules of the games played in that era. Tric-Trac, Chess. Some unfoldable pictures.
392 Netherlands 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 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".
393 Netherlands Algemeene Bibliotheek 4                  Het Biljart Dr. D. Bierens De Haan   A.W. Sijthoff, Leiden 1860 Theoretical (physics) explanation about the game of billiards.  Probably one of the first Dutch books fully dedicated to the game of billiards.
394 Netherlands De Bekwame Biljartspeler.  Handboekje om in zeer korten tijd zich in het Biljartspel te bekwamen.     P. Kluitman - Alkmaar 1863 3rd edition of one of the oldest Dutch billiard books.  Contains 63 colored diagrams. 1st edition estimated 1849. Author must have been a skillfull carom billiard player taking in account the diagrams.
395 Netherlands De Volmaakte Kaarstpeler J.L. van Hal (D)   D. Noothoven van Goor, Leiden 1870 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.
396 Netherlands Kunststooten Gespeeld op het Wilhelmina-Biljart L.B. Salomon   Biljartfabriek Wilhelmina, Amsterdam 1908 About 75 plates with carom billiards special figures.  Edited by Wilhelmina, a billiard table manufacturer.
397 Netherlands Kleine Billardschool.  Carambolagespel.     J.F. van de Ven, Baarn 1910 Little book on carom billiards. 23 diagrams.
398 Netherlands Van het groene laken Is. Querido   Scheltens & Giltay, Amsterdam 1911 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
399 Netherlands 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 Under the auspices of the KNBB, billiard basics
400 Netherlands Het Biljartspel E. J. F. Horemans (B)   Nijgh & van Ditmar N.V., Rotterdam 1919 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.
401 Netherlands Het Biljartspel E. J. F. Horemans (B)   Nijgh & van Ditmar N.V., Rotterdam 1924 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
402 Netherlands Vermakelijke kunstjes op het biljart alsmede van een 40-tal effectvolle Kunststooten Practicus   N.V. A.W. Segboer's Uitgevers-Maatschappij, Den Haag 1924 Tricks and phantasy
403 Netherlands 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 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.
404 Netherlands Leerboek van het Biljartspel L.D. van der Vijver (D)   N.V. Leeuwarder Papierwarenfabriek 1925 Detailed book on Libre, lots of figures wit detailed explanation, soft cover. Signed by owner.
405 Netherlands 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 Book about building sporting accomodations.Pages 78, 79 and 80 about billiard rooms. 
406 Netherlands Het Biljartspel H.C.L. Wenning (D)   G.B. Van Goor Zonen, Gouda 1928 Basics
407 Netherlands Het Biljartspel. Handleiding voor Beginners en Gevorderden. H.C.L. Wenning (D)   G.B. Van Goor Zonen, Gouda 1928 Basics about carom billiards wiht 60 diagrams.
408 Netherlands Het Driebandenspel                        Grondslagen en Voorschriften H.C.L. Wenning (D)   G.B. van Goor Zonen's U.M. n.v., 's Gravenhage 1936 Little book on 3-cushion billiards.  Also a little chapter on "stoppen" a technique to be used in pocket billiards "de Carolinepartij".
409 Netherlands Van Groot Spel tot Serie Americaine René Gabriëls (B)   H.L. Smit & Zoon, Hengelo 1944 Hard cover. Detailed figures on "rappels" and "Série Américaine"
410 Netherlands Van Groot Spel tot Serie Americaine René Gabriëls (B)   H.L. Smit & Zoon, Hengelo 1944 Hard cover. Detailed figures on "rappels" and "Série Américaine" Signature by Rene Gabriëls To Edouard en Anette, May 1969.  
411 Netherlands Van Groot Spel tot Serie Americaine René Gabriëls (B)   H.L. Smit & Zoon, Hengelo 1945 Hard cover. Detailed figures on "rappels" and "Série Américaine"
412 Netherlands Van Groot Spel tot Serie Americaine René Gabriëls (B)   H.L. Smit & Zoon, Hengelo 1946 Hard cover. Detailed figures on "rappels" and "Série Américaine"
413 Netherlands De Nederlandsche Biljartbond NBB. Statuten, Huishoudelijk Reglement, Wedstrijdreglement, Spel- en Arbitragereglement, Competitiereglement     De Nederlandsche Biljartbond (NBB) 1947 Map with perforated pages bound together by thin metal strips. Containing the rules and regulations of the Dutch Billard Federation (NBB) at the time.
414 Netherlands Gedenkboek aangeboden ter gelegenheid van het 4e lustrum district Den Haag van de Nederlandsche Biljartbond De Huldigingscommissie     1948 Publication for the 20th anniversary jubilee of the district of The Hague, part of the KNBB - Dutch carom billiards league.
415 Netherlands Leerboek van het Biljartspel L.D. van der Vijver, P.J. van de Pol (D)   Uitgave Mulder & Co, Amsterdam 1949 Number of figures taken over from the 1925 book of van der Vijver, but now added photo's and results of van de Pol.
416 Netherlands Leerboek van het Biljartspel L.D. van der Vijver, P.J. van de Pol (D)   Uitgave Mulder & Co, Amsterdam 1949 Number of figures taken over from the 1925 book of van der Vijver, but now added photo's and results of van de Pol.
417 Netherlands Het Biljartspel J. Dommering en P. De Goede (D)   Van Loghum Slaterus, Arnhem 1950 Basics, a few figures, some interesting historic anecdotes
418 Netherlands Biljart. Een serie stoten voor beginners en gevorderden. 1ste deel A.W.C. Jacobs   Amstel Brouwerij N.V. 1951 Edited by the Amstel brewery as a promotion.  About carom billiards with 25 photos.
419 Netherlands Biljart. Een serie stoten voor beginners en gevorderden. 1ste deel A.W.C. Jacobs   Amstel Brouwerij N.V. 1951 Edited by the Amstel brewery as a promotion.  About carom billiards with 25 photos.
420 Netherlands Biljarten (Ken uw sport) M.A.F. Soliën (D)   Uitgeverij J.F. Duwaer & Zonen, Amsterdam 1951 Bsics about carom billiards. Print supported by KNBB.  In the back information about how to contact the KNBB.
421 Netherlands Het Biljartspel J. Dommering en P. De Goede (D)   Van Loghum Slaterus, Arnhem 1954 Basics, a few figures, some interesting historic anecdotes
422 Netherlands Het biljartspel A.W.H. van Haaren and J.E. van der Hoek Jr (D)   N.V. Uitgeversmij. Kosmos, Amsterdam, Antwerpen 1956 Part of series of hobby books "Weten en Kunnen nr. 257". General book about carom billiards.
423 Netherlands Biljart. Een tweede serie stoten voor beginners en gevorderden. A.W.C. Jacobs   Amstel Brouwerij N.V. 1961 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.
424 Netherlands Weten en Kunnen. Het Biljartspel. A. van Haaren, J. van der Hoek   N.V. Uitgeversmij. Kosmos, Amsterdam, Antwerpen 1962 Basics of carom billiards.
425 Netherlands François Villon Verzamelde Gedichten François Villon vertalingen van Ernst Van Altena   Van Ditmar, Amsterdam 1963 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."
426 Netherlands biljartspel A.W.H. van Haaren and J.E. van der Hoek (D)   N.V. Uitgeversmij. Kosmos, Amsterdam, Antwerpen 1965 Wenk hobbygidsen357. Book about carom billiards. Contains 42 diagrams.
427 Netherlands biljartspel A.W.H. van Haaren and J.E. van der Hoek (D)   N.V. Uitgeversmij. Kosmos, Amsterdam, Antwerpen 1965 Wenk hobbygidsen357. Book about carom billiards. Contains 42 diagrams.
428 Netherlands Carambole J. van der Hoek (D)   La Rivière & Voorhoeve, Zwolle 1966 Book on billiards in general, containing photo's, tabels of championships, information on players.  This book is not about technique.
429 Netherlands Carambole J. van der Hoek (D)   La Rivière & Voorhoeve, Zwolle 1966 Book on billiards in general, containing photo's, tabels of championships, information on players.  This book is not about technique.
430 Netherlands Carambole J. van der Hoek (D)   La Rivière & Voorhoeve, Zwolle 1966 Book on billiards in general, containing photo's, tabels of championships, information on players.  This book is not about technique.
431 Netherlands Carambole J. van der Hoek (D)   La Rivière & Voorhoeve, Zwolle 1967 Book on billiards in general, containing photo's, tabels of championships, information on players.  This book is not about technique.
432 Netherlands Biljartspel A.W.H. van Haaren and J.E. van der Hoek (D)   Kosmos, Amsterdam, Antwerpen 1968 BasicS
433 Netherlands Een partijtje LIBRE Hans Wiegel   Nijgh & van Ditmar, 's Gravenhage, Rotterdam 1968 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..
434 Netherlands Biljarten M.A.F. Soliën (D) 90 230 0361 6 Uitgeverij J.F. Duwaer & Zonen, Amsterdam 1968 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.
435 Netherlands Biljarten M.A.F. Soliën (D) 90 230 0361 6 Uitgeverij J.F. Duwaer & Zonen, Amsterdam 1968 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.
436 Netherlands Biljarten M.A.F. Soliën (D) 90 230 0361 6 Uitgeverij J.F. Duwaer & Zonen, Amsterdam 1968 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.
437 Netherlands Stok en Ballen. Blomlezing fan Biljertpoëzij foar it Fryske Folk. Jo Smit (J. Sjeiksma)   Edited by Author. 1970 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
438 Netherlands Stok en Ballen. Blomlezing fan Biljertpoëzij foar it Fryske Folk. Jo Smit (J. Sjeiksma)   Edited by Author. 1970 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
439 Netherlands Biljartspel A.W.H. van Haaren and J.E. van der Hoek (D) 90 215 0332 8 Kosmos, Amsterdam, Antwerpen 1972 Basics
440 Netherlands Jaarboek 1972 - '73 KNBB   KNBB 1973 Overview of the 72 -73 sport season given by the Dutch billiard league KNBB with names of players, results of national and international championships, …
441 Netherlands Biljartspel A.W.H. van Haaren and J.E. van der Hoek (D) 90 215 0506 1 Kosmos, Amsterdam, Antwerpen 1975 Basics
442 Netherlands Jaarboek 1974 - '75 KNBB   KNBB 1975 Overview of the 74 -75 sport season given by the Dutch billiard league KNBB with names of players, results of national and international championships, …
443 Netherlands Biljarten en nog vijf Gerard Klinkert (D)   Spruyt, Van Mantgem & De Does BV, Leiden 1983 Under the auspices of the KNBB, billiard basics
444 Netherlands biljarten en nog vijf Gerard Klinkert (D) 90-238-1593-9 Spruyt, Van Mantgem & De Does BV, Leiden 1983 Under the auspices of the KNBB, billiard basics.  Contains many diagrams and photo's explaining the technique of the game in a very clear way. Klinkert was regional instructor at the time for the KNBB. Introduction by Tony Schrauwen, national instructor for the KNBB at the time.
445 Netherlands Zo speelt u biljart Simon Vermeent (D) 90 10 01975 6 Elsevier, Amsterdam, Brussel 1983 Basics about carom billiards. Contains 89 diagrams.
446 Netherlands Zo speelt u biljart Simon Vermeent (D) 90 10 01975 6 Elsevier, Amsterdam, Brussel 1983 Basics
447 Netherlands Eensgezindheid 1863. 120 jaar societeitsleven Hengelo. van den Bos, ten Cate, Polee, Schrijver, Waldkötter   Uitgegeven in eigen beheer 1983 Book about the 120 year history of the circle "Sociëteit Eensgezindheid".  Also a chapter about the billiards club of the circle.
448 Netherlands 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 Under the auspices of the KNBB, billiard basics
449 Netherlands 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 Under the auspices of the KNBB, billiard basics
450 Netherlands Informatie 1984 KNBB   KNBB 1984 Overview of the 83 - 84 sport season given by the Dutch billiard league KNBB with names of players, results of national and international championships, …
451 Netherlands Hans Vultink Olaf Erikson 90 03 98510 3 Thieme, Zutphen 1984 Biography on Hans Vultink
452 Netherlands Hans Vultink Olaf Erikson 91 03 98510 3 Thieme, Zutphen 1984 Biography on Hans Vultink
453 Netherlands Biljarten (Ken uw sport) M.A.F. Soliën (D) 90 2300589 9/CIP H.J.W. Becht's Uitgeversmaatschappij bv, Amsterdam 1985 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.
454 Netherlands Biljarten (Ken uw sport) M.A.F. Soliën (D) 90 230 0589 9/CIP H.J.W. Becht's Uitgeversmaatschappij bv, Amsterdam 1985 Print supported by KNBB.  In the back information about how to contact the KNBB has been added manually.
455 Netherlands Biljart. Ik ben benieuwd of... G. Sijbers (D) 90 71841 01 4 Alberts, Maaseik, Sittard 1986 Basics on Libre
456 Netherlands Het leuke van Biljarten Wim Kleine D)   Hema BV, Amsterdam 1986 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)
457 Netherlands Basisboek Biljarten . Instructie Verzamelen Spelsituaties Cas Juffermans (D) 90 5121 033 7 Tirion, Baarn 1987 General principles on French Billiards, lots of figures
458 Netherlands Biljarten Sportlijn Fred Postma (D) 90 269 42656 Van Holkema & Warendorf 1987 Basics but some interesting 3-cushion figures with placement of object ball
459 Netherlands Basisboek.Bandstoten, Driebanden, Kader 38/2 Cas Juffermans (D) 90 5121 099 X Tirion, Baarn 1988 Book on 3-cushion, 1-cushion, Balkline 38/2 with lots of figures 
460 Netherlands Sociale geschiedenis van de georganiseerde sport in Nederland to 1920 Eric Spaans   RUU, Utrecht 1988 Doctoral thesis about the "social history of organised sports in the Netherlands until 1920".
461 Netherlands Biljarten Fred Postema (D) 91 269 42656 Van Holkema & Warendorf 1988 Basics but some interesting 3-cushion figures with placement of object ball
462 Netherlands Biljarten Sportlijn Fred Postma 91 269 42656 Van Holkema & Warendorf 1988 Basics but some interesting 3-cushion figures with placement of object ball
463 Netherlands Wolthoorn  & Co. 1923 - 1988. Jan Abrahamse, Dout Benedek-Siegersma, Fred van Garderen   Wolthoorn & Co, Turftorenstraat 6, Groningen 1988 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
464 Netherlands Olympische Spelen. Sport en Opvoeding in de Griekse Oudheid. Een Bronnenboek. Charles Hupperts, Marianne Beets, Beatrice de Fraiture, Elly Jans, Yvonne Twisk 90-70052-63-6 Eisma B.V., Leeuwarden 1989 History and sources of the Olympic Games.
465 Netherlands Beginnerscursus "Biljarten voor Vrouwen" Instruktie en oefeningen Ine Wijnen   KNBB 1989  
466 Netherlands Timpen, hinkelen & pierebollen. Spelen in de Lage Landen. Jack Botermans, Nicolette Visser en Tny Burrett 90-269-6424-2 Van Holkema & Warendorf 1991 Nice overview of the games played in the Low Countries over the centuries.  Contains about 200 photos and pictures with references to early sources. Treats many ball games also 2 pages about billiards.
467 Netherlands Basisboek. Biljarten Kader 38/2 Cas Juffermans (D) 90 5121 371 9 Tirion, Baarn 1993 Detailed book with lots of figures on Balkline 38/2 (small billiard table)
468 Netherlands Snooker                          Jan Baeten and Michael Clarke 90 5121 137 6 Tirion, Baarn 1993 Book on training, technique and tactics of snooker.
469 Netherlands Poolbiljart, Training en Techniek Bogdan Pejcic, Rolf Meyer (G) 90 389 02395 Uitgeverij Elmar, Rijswijk 1994 History, how to start playing, rules of pool.  Translation from "Poolbillard, Grundlagen für Training und Spiel".
470 Netherlands Basisboek. Bandstoten Cas Juffermans (D) 90 5121 215 1 Tirion, Baarn 1994 Detailed book on 1-cushion play with lots of figures.
471 Netherlands Biljarten. Een handleiding voor beginners. Jaap Snijders, A.C.A. Lemmers 90-252-9479-0 Uitgeverij Helmond, Helmond 1994 Basic instruction book about carom billiards.
472 Netherlands 50 Jaar District Alkmaar. 28 februari 1944 - 1194 Several authors. Editorial office : Jan Snel, Joop Koelman,  Joop Roelands   KNBB District Alkmaar 1994 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.
473 Netherlands Biljarten voor de Jeugd André Agema (D)   Edited by author 1995 Carom billiards training course for youth players with lots of diagrams.
474 Netherlands Daar sta je dan als koffiedikkijker.  Bloemlezing uit 33 jaar sportjournalistiek in de Volkskrant. Ben de Graaf (D) 90 71474 38 0 de Volkskrant, Amsterdam 1996 Contains an material about Raymond Ceulemans, his 100'd title and win in Las Vegas.
475 Netherlands Groninger Biljart Club. De geschiedenis van de oudste Biljartclub in Nederland. 1897 - 1997 H.R. Hoepman   Groninger Biljart Club, Groningen 1997 History 1897 - 1997 of the oldest billiard club in the Netherlands.
476 Netherlands Pool                                    Geschiedenis, Internationale Spelregels, Sport & Recreatie Wil Monsieurs (D) 90 6017 785 1/CIP Gaade Uitgevers, Houten 1997 Nice book to get an overall view on the game of pool, its history, rules, statistics.
477 Netherlands Knipselkrant 1996/1997     Vereniging Driebanden Nederland 1997 Bundle of copied newspaper articles about the Dutch 3-cushion Interclub competition of the sporting season 1996-1997. Contains 100's of articles.
478 Netherlands Biljartvereniging Horna. Jubileum uitgave. 65 jaar Horna in 1998. Editorial office: J. Sluiter, J. Zweet   Biljartvereniging Horna 1998 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.
479 Netherlands 50 Jaar Helderse Christelijke Sport Centrale 1948 - 1998 Gerrit Volder, Piet Postma   Helderse Christelijke Sport Centrale 1998 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.
480 Netherlands 75 jaar biljartgeschiedenis van het District Rotterdam van de KNBB 1923 - 1998 Maarten van Bodegom 90-76217-03-3 AVW Vakpers BV, Capelle aan den Ijssel 1998 History of the game, billiard clubs and players in the district of Rotterdam (Netherlands) from 1923 - 1998.
481 Netherlands De Top 500. De beste Nederlandse sporters van de 20ste eeuw. Anton Witkamp, Leo van de Ruit.  Billiards by Ben de Graaf. 90-76574-04-9 Premium Press BV Publishers, Maarssen 1999 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.
482 Netherlands Practische Biljartkennis   deel 3 Driebanden Gerard Klinkert (D) 90 802911 3 7 C.V. Producties, Amsterdam 1999 Technique and figures for 3-cushion. Mix of photo's and figures.
483 Netherlands 50 jaar Enschedese Biljart Bond. 12 april 1949 - 12 april 1999.     Enschedese Biljart Bond  1999 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.
484 Netherlands Practische Biljartkennis   deel 4 en 5 kader 38/2 en bandstoten Gerard Klinkert (D) 90 802911 4 5 C.V. Producties, Amsterdam 2001 Technique and figures for balkline 38/2 and 1-cushion play
485 Netherlands De Friesche Club 100 Jaar Siep Braaksma, André Braaksma (D) 90-9014659-8 De Friesche Club, Leeuwarden 2001 100 year history of the Friesche billiardsclub, based in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands.  Contains a lot of photo's and historical information.
486 Netherlands Raymond Ceulemans           Biljartfenomeen Wim Kleine (D) 90.205.2551.4 Voorkeurboek Specials 2001 Biography about the career of Raymond Ceulemans
487 Netherlands Sportsociologie. Het spel en de spelers. Paul De Knop, Bart Vanreusel en Jeroen Scheerder 90-352-2488-4 Elsevier Gezondheidszorg, Maarssen 2002 Book about sports sociology also looking into the specific situation of sports policy and execution in the Netherlands and Flanders.
488 Netherlands 75 jaar District Bollenstreek 1929 - 2004 Ben Duivenvoorde, Cas Juffermans, Bert Vaneman, Jubileumboek Alkmaar   District Bollenstreek 2004 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.
489 Netherlands Een vrije vlucht Haven Kimmel (U.S.) 90 6974569 0 Arena, Amsterdam 2004 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.
490 Netherlands Een mooie serie van vijftig - 1955 - 2005 Biljart Bond Ons Genoegen Jan Beumer, Henk Nijhuis, Herman Albers   Biljart Bond Ons Genoegen, Hellendoorn 2005 50-year history of Biljart Bond Ons Genoegen, a billiard ligue with several billiard clubs based in the Dutch Province of Overijssel in and around the municipality of Hellendoorn with a total of 1.000 members.
491 Netherlands The Road to Glory, Pool voor iedereen Willem La Rivière 978 90 4391 012 5 Tirion Sport, Baarn 2005 Different strokes and explanation on tactics and psychology in pool.
492 Netherlands Beter Biljarten                          Instructie Kampioenen Geschiedenis Feiten Cas Juffermans (D) 978 90 75352 72 6 Francis Productions, Amsterdam 2007 General principles on French Billiards with lots of figures and tables with results of championships
493 Netherlands Praktische Biljartkennis deel 1 Beginners en iets gevorderden Gerard Klinkert (D) No ISBN Drukkerij Palteam, Duivendrecht. C.V. Producties, Amsterdam 2007 Technique for beginners.  Mix of photo's and figures.
494 Netherlands Praktische Biljartkennis deel 2 Gevorderden Gerard Klinkert (D) No ISBN C.V. Producties, Amsterdam 2007 Technique for advanced players. Mix of photo's and figures.
495 Netherlands De Harmonie eens het culturele centrum van Groningen J.M. Minderhout 978 90 5294 401 2 Profiel Uitgeverij, Bedum 2008 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.
496 Netherlands 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 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.
497 Netherlands Lies Schrier 1887 - 1962. Biljartkampioene. Jaap Labrujere, Henk van Heijst   Edited by authors 2009 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.
498 Netherlands Beter Biljarten - Instructie Kampioenen Geschiedenis Feiten Cas Juffermans  978 90 75352 88 7 Coolegem Media, Rotterdam 2010 General principles on French Billiards with lots of figures and tables with results of championships
499 Netherlands Wereldkampioenschap driebanden Frits Bakker (D)   Stichting Best, Sluiskil 2010 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.
500 Netherlands Van acquit Pietro Grossi translated by Pieter van der Drift 978 90 5515 9857 van Gennep, Amsterdam 2010 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.
501 Netherlands Zwolsche Biljartclub 1910 - 2010 Roel Wichers 979-90-90250600 Zwolsche Biljartclub, Zwolle 2010  
502 Netherlands Modern Biljarten. Het puntensysteem. A. Duon   Edited by author 2011 Explains the 3-cushion diamond system and a number of other systems in detail. Contains 136 diagrams, nicely illustrated.
503 Netherlands Encyclopedie van de Ereklasse Cees Sprangers (D) 9789081659512 Drukkerij Gianotten, Tilburg.  Uitgave Cees Sprangers 2011 Impressive description of 313 top players that were active in the Netherlands in the last century.
504 Netherlands Koninklijke Nederlandse Biljartbond 100 Jaar Biljarten Hans Coolegem, Peter de Brie, Ernest Schraven (D) 978.90.75352.90.0 Coolegem Media, Rotterdam 2011 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.
505 Netherlands Ethiek en Biljarten - Een filosofische beschouwing Hans Eekels   Unibook 2011 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.
506 Netherlands Humor en Biljarten - En andere verhalen Hans Eekels   Unibook 2011 Funny stories around the billiard table.
507 Netherlands de Poolbijbel Nick Metcalfe 978 90 483 0324 3 Veltman Uitgevers, Utrecht 2011 Book about how to play the game of pool. Contains many diagrams and photo's.
508 Netherlands Kristalman. Multatuli-oefeningen. Atte Jongstra 978 90 295 7861 5 Uitgeverij De Arbeiderspers.  Utrecht, Amsterdam, Antwerpen 2012 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).
509 Netherlands De term 'kan niet' is allang geschrapt Ben Leek   Edited by Author 2012 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." 
510 Netherlands The Blomdahl Era Bert van Manen 978-90-9028327-2 Bert van Manen, Ede 2014 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.
511 Netherlands Biljarten is een kunst. Een cultuurgeschiedenis. Frans van Lingen   Frans van Lingen i.s.m. U2pi, Amsterdam. Druk Den Haag. 2014 Frans van Lingen gives a very extensive view on the history and evolution of the billiards game in all its aspects with the view of an "Amsterdammer" and a descendant of a family of billiard table manufacturers. This book counts 450 illustrations of which 60 in color. With no less than 2061 sources mentioned it also offers a solid base for additional research about this fascinating game.
512 Netherlands Het Tijdperk Blomdahl Bert van Manen 978-90-9028327-2 Edited by author. Drukwerkconsultancy Bunnik. 2015 Translation of "The Blomdahl Era" by Bert van Manen. For more details look for the original in this list.
513 Netherlands Basisboek Biljarten techniek - oefenstof - spelsituaties Cas Juffermans (D) 978 90 4391 090 3 Tirion Sport, Baarn 2015 General principles on French Billiards, lots of figures
514 Netherlands De Verdieping.  Waarom bestuurders moeten leren fietsen. Jo van Engelen, Hans van Bommel 978 90 5940 844 8 van Duuren Media,Culemborg 2015 Using billiards and cycling as metaphores in order to explain how to correctly manage projects (in IT).
515 Netherlands De grote vakantie Thé Lau 978 90 488 3008 4 Lebowski Publishers - Overamstel uitgevers, Amsterdam 2015 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 an unexpected twist.
516 Netherlands Ik weet toevallig dat het laken groen is Ludo Ludius 978-946260-777-4 Uitgeverij de Graveinse Abeel, Amsterdam 2016 A combination of 99 humorous stories and poems about the game of billiards.
517 Netherlands Biljarten is een kunst. Een cultuurgeschiedenis. Frans van Lingen 978-90-8759-414-5 Frans van Lingen i.s.m. U2pi, Amsterdam. Druk Den Haag. 2017 With regard to the 1st edition, the 2nd enlarged and improved counts 100 additional pages and 340 extra illustrations.  Additional information about Willie Hoppe, Roger Conti, Erik Hagenlocher, Wetzlar/ivory, plastic balls, Neufert, Charles Cotton, English billiards, East-Indies and an additional chapter about the gentleman's house (van Lingen is an architect), ... Making an exceptional work even more special.
518 Netherlands Biljarten is een kunst. Een cultuurgeschiedenis. Frans van Lingen 978-90-8759-414-5 Frans van Lingen i.s.m. U2pi, Amsterdam. Druk Den Haag. 2017 With regard to the 1st edition, the 2nd enlarged and improved counts 100 additional pages and 340 extra illustrations.  Additional information about Willie Hoppe, Roger Conti, Erik Hagenlocher, Wetzlar/ivory, plastic balls, Neufert, Charles Cotton, English billiards, East-Indies and an additional chapter about the gentleman's house (van Lingen is an architect), ... Making an exceptional work even more special.
519 Netherlands Basisboek Biljarten                 techniek . oefenstof . spelsituaties  Cas Juffermans (D) 978 90 4391 090 3 Tirion, Baarn 2007 - 2008 General principles on French Billiards, lots of figures, soft cover
520 Netherlands Biljart in ontwikkeling Fréderic Caudron; Frans van Kuyk; Jean-Michel Fray   edited by author ND  
521 Netherlands Biljarten (Ken uw sport) M.A.F. Soliën (D)   Uitgeverij Vermande/Duwaer, Ijmuiden ND Print supported by KNBB.  Basics of the billiard game, very well explained in such a little book, with lots of small diagrams.
522 Netherlands Biljarten (Ken uw sport) M.A.F. Soliën (D)   Uitgeverij J.F. Duwaer & Zonen, Amsterdam ND Print supported by KNBB.  Earlier date than 1985, no ISBN, date or n° edition
523 Netherlands Biljarten (Ken uw sport) M.A.F. Soliën (D)   Uitgeverij J.F. Duwaer & Zonen, Amsterdam ND Print supported by KNBB.  Earlier date than 1985, no ISBN, date or n° edition
524 Netherlands Van Het Groot Spel naar de Serie-Americaine René Gabriëls (B)   N.V. Foresta Groningen ND 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.
525 Netherlands Van Het Groot Spel naar de Serie-Americaine René Gabriëls (B)   N.V. Foresta Groningen ND 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.
526 Netherlands Het Biljartspel E. J. F. Horemans (B)   Nijgh & van Ditmar N.V., Rotterdam   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
527 Netherlands Het Biljartspel E. J. F. Horemans (B)   Nijgh & van Ditmar N.V., Rotterdam   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
528 Netherlands Het Biljartspel E.J.F. Horemans   Nijgh & van Ditmar N.V., Rotterdam   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.
529 Netherlands Het Biljartspel H.C.L. Wenning (D)   Batavia, 's Gravenhage   Basics
530 Netherlands Het Biljartspel H.C.L. Wenning (D)   G.B. Van Goor Zonen, 's Gravenhage, Djakarta   Basics
531 Netherlands Het Biljartspel H.C.L. Wenning (D)   Van Goor Zonen, Den Haag, Brussel   Basics
532 Netherlands Het Biljartspel H.C.L. Wenning (D)   Van Goor Zonen, Den Haag, Brussel   Basics of carom billiards.
533 Netherlands Het Biljartspel. Handleiding voor Beginners en Gevorderden. H.C.L. Wenning (D)   G.B. Van Goor Zonen's, 's Gravenhage, Djakarta   Basics of carom billiards.
534 Netherlands Biljarten M.A.F. Soliën (D)   Uitgeverij J.F. Duwaer & Zonen, Amsterdam   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.
535 Netherlands Biljarten (Ken uw sport) M.A.F. Soliën (D) 90 294 6016 4 Uitgeverij J.F. Duwaer & Zonen, Amsterdam   Basics about carom billiards. Print supported by KNBB.  In the back information about how to contact the KNBB. (van de Pol on front)
536 Netherlands Overhouden. De twaalf geboden voor het spelen op de serie van Maurice Daly.         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. 
537 Russia СПРАВОЧНИК БИЛЬЯРДИСТА (DIRECTORY BILLIARDIST) Г. Я. Мисуна (H. Ya. Misuna) 966-596-808-4 Moscou 2005 Rules of billiard games:Russian billiards, American billiards, Carom billiards, Artistic billiards. Practical applications, mathematical theory, famous billiard games, French physicist G. Coriolis. (best interpretation effort with the help I2OCR and Google Translate)
538 South-Korea Three Cushion Billiards Lesson   978-89-366-0953-X Ilsin Publishing, Souts-Korea 1990 About 3-cushion billiards.  Contains 521 diagrams, all with position play in mind.  Some words have been translated in English.
539 South-Korea Master of 3 Cushion 1   978-89-366-0979-5   2007 About 3-cushion billiards, mainly about systems and less about position play. .  Contains 100's of diagrams.  Key words have been translated in English.
540 South-Korea Master of 3 Cushion 2   978-89-366-0980-1   2008 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.
541 South-Korea Level Up of Carom Three Cushion Won Sang 978-89-7336-763-4 Osungbook 2011 Explaining lots of 3-cushion systems.  Contains 100's of diagrams.
542 South-Korea Billiards   978-89-7336-756-6 Osungbook 2012 About 3-cushion billiards.  Contains 324 diagrams.  These diagrams come from a book originally written by Robert Byrne.
543 South-Korea Easyway for Carom Three Cushion   978-89-7336-767-2 Osungbook 2013 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.
544 Spain 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 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.
545 Spain 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 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.
546 Spain Tesoro de Juegas en Societad     Sauri y Sabater, Barcelona 1896 Billiards on pp. 199-203.  Book of games.
547 Spain Tratado De Billar Don José Fernández-Hermosa   Imp. De Primitivo Fernández-Hermosa, Madrid 1906 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.
548 Spain Tesoro de Juegos de Sociedad.Contiene las reglas y leyes de ma de treinta juegos pemitidos en tode clase de Sociedas, Casinos Reunionez, particulares y Cafes.     Hijos de Francesco Sabater, Barcelona 1911 Rules of about 30 games played in that era.  Pages 199 - 203 about the game of billards.
549 Spain Todos los Secretos del Billar D. Julio Adorjan (H)   Daniel Jorro, Madrid 1930 Very detailed book on the game of French Billards. Over 200 figures.
550 Spain Quiere Vd. Jugar al billar?  Guia practica para aprender tan noble juego Wan - Baecker   Editorial B. Bauza, Barcelona 1930 General explanation about the game of carom billiards with 13 pictures, 33 diagrams and 7 photo's.
551 Spain Quiere Vd. Jugar al billar? Guia practica para aprender tan noble juego Wan-Baecker   Editorial B. Bauza, Barcelona 1930 General explanation about the game of carom billiards with 13 pictures, 33 diagrams and 7 photo's.
552 Spain Billar J. Guinjoan   Edited by Author, Grafica Minerva, Barcelona 1934 Book on the game of French billiards, its history as from the XVth century and Spanisch champions.
553 Spain Billar J. Guinjoan   Edited by Author, Grafica Minerva, Barcelona 1934 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.
554 Spain Modernissim reglament general de Billar J. Guinjoan   Billars Soler, Barcelona 1935 Rules of several billiard games played in the Barcelona region
555 Spain 40 homes i un campionnat Joan Vergé I Oller.  Caricatures A. Marti Farreres   Tipografia Artisitica, Manresa 1936 Description and caricatures of 40 players assisting to a carom billiard championship.
556 Spain Tradado de Billar. Completo, exacto y sencillo. Domingo Murtra   Tip. Maucci - Mallorca,     166 - 168, Barcelona 1940 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.
557 Spain Tratado de Billar                                 Completo, Exacto y Sencillo Domingo Murtra   Tip. Maucci - Mallorca,     166 - 168, Barcelona 1940 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.
558 Spain Tratado de Billar                                 Completo, Exacto y Sencillo Domingo Murtra   Tip. Maucci - Mallorca,     166 - 168, Barcelona 1940 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.
559 Spain El Billar.  Reglamento Internacional de los Partidos de Campeonato y Juegos generales del Billar     Editorial Sintes, Barcelona 1940 Rules of the game.  Some history.
560 Spain La Quimera del Marfil José Pons Mumbrù   Hymsa, Casa del Libro, Barcelona 1942 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".                   
561 Spain La Quimera del Marfil José Pons Mumbrù   Hymsa, Casa del Libro, Barcelona 1942 Book on the background of French billiards.  Signed and dedicated by author in Spanish to Carlos Davin, February 1, 1943.
562 Spain Historia del Billar Pedro Gomis Lluch   Editorial Juventud, Barcelona 1952 Book on the history of the game and billard champions.
563 Spain ABC ….XYZ del billar Javier Ardévol Dous   Editorial Sintes, Barcelona 1971 Over 276 figures.  Very detailed book on the game of French billiards.
564 Spain billar                                                       técnica de la reunión Maurice Daly, William W. Harris 84-255-0390-6 Editorial Hispana Europea, Barcelona 1975 Hard cover with dust jacket. Coleccion Herakles. Biblioteca Enciclopedica de los Deportes.  Book on straight rail and balkline, how to gather the balls.
565 Spain McGoorty, el Billarista Picaro Robert Byrne     1976 Spanish translation of Robert' Byrne's brilliant biography of Dan McGoorty.
566 Spain Billar Artisitico. Iniciacion. Valeriano Parera Sans   Emilio Puig Nadal, Valerio Parera Sans 1977 Contains 76 artistic billiard figures.  Also the rules of the game and some advice has been provided.
567 Spain Equipo Cronica                                                            La Partida de Billar Sala Luzan, Caja de ahorros de la inmaculada, Zaragossa     1978 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".
568 Spain La Partida de Billar            Equipo Cronica Tomàs Llorens   Edicions 62, Barcelona 1978 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.
569 Spain El Billar                                        Manual Completo Ilustrado Juan Salvador 84 315 0518 4 Editorial De Vecchi, Barcelona 1987 Describes the different billiard games and rules and emphasis on stance, stroke, how to place the hand.
570 Spain Ticktacktoe Restaurante - Bar - Billar Enric Maria, Manel Ybarguengoitia   Faine/Boada, Barcelona 1988 The presentation of an architectural project in Barcelona about a combination of a restaurant -bar - billiard room.  Richly and beautifully illustrated. Containing graphical representations of logo's, interior plans, position and traffic in the neighbourhood but also the design of plates, coffee cups, ...
571 Spain Billar, Mis Jugadas Favoritas Valerio Parera Sans 84 255 0854 1 Hispano Europea, Barcelona 1990 Book treating many aspects of the French billiards game.
572 Spain El Gran Libro Del Billar Riccardo Belluta, Valentina Rosapinta 84-315-0948-1 Editorial De Vecchi, Barcelona 1991 This book treats mainly the Italian 5 keens game (cinque birilli) and its rules.  Contains 221 diagrams and some photos.
573 Spain 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 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.
574 Spain Arte de Aprender y Jugar el Noble Juego de Villar, con las reglas y leyes en toda su extencion D. Gregorio Martinez 84-89725-77-2 Librerias Paris-Valencia, Valencia 1993 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.
575 Spain Billar a Tres Bandas José Maria Quetglas 84 7902 105 5 Ediciones Tutor, Madrid 1993 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".
576 Spain Imatges I Records                           Club Billar Matarò Sr. Salvador Robert, José Coronado Soto 84 7809 921 2 Columna Edicions, Barcelona 1995 Photo book on the history of the Billiard club Mataro.
577 Spain Billar, del aprendizaje a la competicion José Maria Quetglas 84 7902 040 7 Ediciones Tutor, Madrid 1996 Book on technique on French billiards and how to prepare for compettion.  Over 100 figures.
578 Spain Billar a Tres Bandas                  Sistemas Juan Villora, Toni Serralta   Edited by Author?, Gandia 1997 Lots of interesting 3-cushion systems.  Some I've seen in other books, others new to me.  Systems are clearly explained.
579 Spain Billar a Tres Bandas Jesus Barriuso 84 87528 03 1 Editorial Dossoles, Burgos 1998 Literature.  Story of a magistrate and a police inspector woven around a game of 3-cushion.
580 Spain El jugador de billar Arturo Ruibalo 84 95144 12 3 Editorial J. Garcìa Verdugo, Madrid 1999 Play with 6 characters in a room with a billard table.
581 Spain el Jugador de Billar Andrès Neuman 84 8191 353 7 Pre-Textos, Valencia 2000 Poetry.  24 poems about and around the game of billiards.
582 Spain Billar Matematica y Fantasia Ferran Hollederer Gascón   Edited by author, Copenhague 2000 Book on 3-cushion systems and phantsay strokes.  Makes extensive use of effect zones in his systems.
583 Spain Cent Anys de Billar a Mallorca Jaume Dora     2000 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"
584 Spain Jugadores de billar José Avello 84 204 4239 9 Grupo Santillana de Ediciones, Madrid 2001 Literature. Around a group of friends, a billard table and a succession of caramboles life, passion is unraveled.
585 Spain 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. 84-8339-234-8 Paris - Valencia S.L., Valencia 2002 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.
586 Spain Billar a Tres Bandas Valeriano Parera Sans 84 255 1150 X Hispano Europea, Barcelona 2002 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.
587 Spain Un Artista del Billar Gonzalo Hidalgo Bayal 84 933494 3 7 Alcancìa 2004 Literature on billards and poetry.
588 Spain Estocadas Secretas del Billar José Maria Quetglas 84 7902 452 6 Ediciones Tutor, Madrid 2004 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
589 Spain Billar con efecto y con afecto Valeriano Parera Sans 84 255 0777 4 Hispano Europea, Barcelona 2005 Very detailed book on the game of French Billards. Over 200 figures, lots of photos, anecdotes.
590 Spain UNA PARTIDA DE BILLAR (Una exposicion del ano 1985) Juan Luis Alzola   La Caja de Canarias, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 2008 Catalogue of paintings by Juan Luis Alzola, mainly about billiards and chess.  Contains a number of articles describing the paintings.
591 Spain Tiro de Apertura Pietro Grossi 978-84-7669-828-0 El Aleph Editores, Barcelona 2008 Novel translated from Italian to Spanish by Helena Aguila Ruzola. Original title L'acchito.  Biiliards as a metaphore for order and logic.
592 Spain billar americano Marc Viaplana 978 84 255 1007 6 Hispano Europea, Barcelona 2010 Book on the techniques of pool.
593 Spain Juegos de Ingenio Mensa Peter Grabarchuk 978 84 7902 803 9 David Domingo, Madrid 2010 Original title " Modern Classic Puzzles". On page 169 a puzzle on billiards.
594 Spain Billar, Modalidad a la banda Valerio Parera Sans 978 84 255 1923 9 Hispano Europea, Barcelona 2010 Book with focus on 1-cushion play.
595 Spain Manual par los Aficionados al Juego del Billar Francisco Amorós 978 84 9001 052 5 Editorial Maxtor, Valladolid 2011 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.
596 Spain Billar a Tres Bandas. Programas de entrenamiento. José Maria Quetglas 978-84-7902-936-4 Ediciones Tutor, Madrid 2013 Beautiful book with lots of diagrams and photo's.  Explains in detail how to become a better 3-cushion player,  containing a training plan.
597 Spain Todos los Secretos del Billar. Tradado del juego de carambolas? D. Julio Adorjan   Editorial Sintes, Barcelona ND Very detailed book on the game of carom billiards.  Contains 230 diagrams. This book was published by Ed. Sintes after the death of Adorjan.
598 Spain El Gran Libro Del Billar Valerio Parera Sans   Pensar Editores ND Detailed book on libre, over 230 figures, lots of attention on stance and how to hit the cue ball.
599 Spain El Billar Carlos Enriquez (Henriquez?)   Editorial Cisne, Barcelona   Little book about carom billiards with about 40 diagrams.
600 Sweden Illustrerad Spelbok Tom Wilson   Gernandts Boktryckeri-Aktiebolag, Stockholm 1888 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, …
601 Sweden Handledning I Biljard Tom Wilson   Beijers Bokförlagsaktiebolag, Stockholm 1909 The content of this book is exactly the same as the billiards part in the Illustrerad Spelbok, also written by Tom Wilson.
602 Sweden                  Spela Biljard                                  Bakgrund, handledning, fakta Jan Erik Lindblad & Ulf Schenkmanis 91 7798 056 5 Carlssons, Stockholm 1985 Very general book about all billiard games and how they are played in Sweden.
603 Sweden Biljard Handboken Pool, carambole, Kägel & Snooker Jan-Erik Lindblad 91-1-854352-9 Norstedts 1986  
604 Sweden Biljard Jan-Erik Lindblad 91-502-1157-9 Berghs, Stockholm 1994  
605 Switzerland Pressedokumentation Billard Weltcup 1988 Werner Bayer, Heinz Jacobs, Michel Cielen, Frau Kunert   UMB, BWA, Delsa 1988 Contains all press releases published worldwide, results, information about the players of all 1988 BWA World Cups
606 Switzerland LE BILLARD ET LE BILLARD AMERICAIN Mike Shamos (U.S.) 2-88143-135-6 Editions Liber SA, Genève 1997 Hard cover, large format, beautiful photo's.  Book about the history of the game of billiards with some extra attention to French players.
607 Switzerland Billard                                Sport, Spiel und Unterhaltung mit Tradition und Zukunft Hannes J. Rohner (Swiss)   Published on the internet by Author, Zürich 2000 Lots of figures on all variants of French billiards.
608 Switzerland L'apprentissage du Billard français                                   Jeux de séries Xavier Gretillat (Swiss)   Published by Author.  Only electronic version. ND 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.
609 Switzerland vom beginner zum gewinner Markus Vogt   Basler Billard-Club, Basel ND  Book on straight-rail.
610 Turkey Tüzul Billard Systems Murat Tüzul (T) 90 73552 38 7   2003 3-cushion systems explained.
611 U.K. 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 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. 
612 U.K. 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 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.
613 U.K. 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 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..."
614 U.K. 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 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.
615 U.K. 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 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."
616 U.K. 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 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.
617 U.K. 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 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".
618 U.K. 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 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.
619 U.K. A Practical Treatise on the Game of Billiards E. White 978-0-9793663-0-7 Original : W. Miller, London. Reprint : Carter Adams, Fayetteville, USA 1807 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".
620 U.K. The Noble Game of Billiards M. Mingaud (François Mingaud) ######## M.J. Thurston, London (Book Renaissance, USA?) 1831 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.
621 U.K. Billiards : Game, 500 Up. An Account of the Above Game, wiht Diagrams. Edward Russel Mardon ######## Simpkin and Marshall, London (Book Renaissance, USA?) 1849 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.
622 U.K. Roberts on Billiards John Roberts   Edited by Henry Buck. London, Stanley Rivers and Co. 1869 Explanation about different types of billiard games with their rules, players he knew, the story of matches he and others have played, 20 diagrams explaining shots, betting, chapter on sharpers (hustlers).
623 U.K. Billiards Joseph Bennett   Cavendish. De La Rue & C°, London 1873 Book about how to play billiards and some history at the beginning.  Over 200 figures of which 196 diagrams, each with its explanation. High quality edition.
624 U.K. The Handbook of Games.  Vol 1 - Table Games Dr. William Pole, Major-General Drayson, Robert F. Green, "Berkeley"   George Bell & Sons, London 1890 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.
625 U.K. Billiards Major W. Broadfoot   Longmans, Green, And Co, London and Bombay 1896 Beautiful book on the history, implements, strokes of billiards.  Even lighting and ventilation is explained in detail.
626 U.K. The Game Beautiful "by an Expert"   Burroughes & Watts, London (not mentioned but contains their publicity) 1900 History of the game. Photo's of billiard tables in several surroundings. At the end some publicity for different kinds of billiard tables.  According to Gary Clarke's Compendium a similar publication appeared in 1905 with 31 pages and 14 pages publicity for cloths.
627 U.K. Fun on the Billiard Table "Stancliffe"   C. Arthur Pearson Ltd., London 1900 75 trick shots with additional photo's and diagrams
628 U.K. Billiards for Beginners John Roberts   Sands & Co, London 1901 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".
629 U.K. Modern Billiards John Roberts   C. Arthur Pearson Ltd., London 1902 Book with 921 diagrams on billiards, explanation on strokes, breaks and celebrated matches.
630 U.K. Billiards Mathematically Treated G.W. Hemming 978-1-272-24143-8 Macmillan and Co. Limited, London 1904 Reprint
631 U.K. 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 Numerous games and pastimes explained. Billiards pages 36 - 56. No mentioning of pool or snooker.
632 U.K. Practice Strokes at Billiards F.M. Hotine   C. Arthur Pearson Ltd., London 1910  
633 U.K. Billiards Tom Reece   A. & C. Black Ltd, London 1915 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.
634 U.K. Billiards for the Million Riso Levi   Published by author, Manchester 1920 Detailed book on all aspects of English Billiards
635 U.K. Billiards for Amateurs S.H. Fry   Hodder and Stoughton, London 1922 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.
636 U.K. Billiards for the Million Vol. II Riso Levi   Published by author, Manchester 1924 Detailed book on all aspects of English Billiards
637 U.K. All About Billiards Arthur F. Peale   Ward-Lock & Co, London and Melbourne 1925 Detailed book on stance, cue handling and cue delivery.
638 U.K. Billiards for the Million Vol. III Riso Levi   Published by author, Manchester 1925 Detailed book on all aspects of English Billiards
639 U.K. How to play Billiards Tom Newman   Methuen & Co. LTD., London 1926 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.
640 U.K. 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 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
641 U.K. Rules of English Billiards, Snooker, Volunteer Snooker, Pyramids, Pool and Russian Pool.     Billiards Association and Control Council, London 1931 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.
642 U.K. Billiards and Snooker Richard Holt   The English Universities Press Ltd, London 1957 Book on billiards and snooker.  Also explanation on psychology and tactics.
643 U.K. The Physics of Ball Games C.B. Daish 0 340 05399 The English Universities Press Ltd, London 1972 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.
644 U.K. Billiards and Snooker Jack Karnehm 0 7207 0360 3 Pelham Books, London 1979 Technique on billiards and snooker.
645 U.K. Billards & Snooker. A Trade History. J.R. Mitchell 0 9507422 0 1 British Sports and Allied Industries Federation Ltd 1981 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.
646 U.K. Understanding Billiards & Snooker Jack Karnehm 0 7207 1455 9 Pelham Books, London 1983 Explaing techniques for billiards and snooker with very clear photo's and diagrams.
647 U.K. The history of Snooker and Billiards Clive Everton 1 85225 013 5 Partridge Press, Haywards Heath 1986 Book on the history of snooker and billiards.
648 U.K. Successful Snooker Steve Davis 0 85097 437 2 World of Sport 1986 Book on snooker techniques and tactics.
649 U.K. Shire 136 Album                        Billiards and Snooker Bygones Norman Clare 0-85263-730-6 Shire Publications, Buckinghamshire 1996 A must have for everyone interested in a concise book on the history of the game.
650 U.K. A Billiards & Snooker Compendium Gary Clarke 978 1 899820 46 7 Published by Author 2008 Compendium on billiards and snooker books.  Need to have for anyone collecting these books.  Book signed by author.
651 U.K. The Snooker Player's Guide to English Billiards. A new fast-track method for improving your cue skills. Martin Goodwill & Roger Morgan 978-0-9564054-0-1 englishBilliards.org 2009 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.
652 U.K. A History of Billiards Clive Everton 978-0-9564054-5-6 englishBilliards.org 2012 Extensive historical account about the game of English Billiards by Clive Everton, an ex-amateur champion and well known BBC commentator.
653 U.K. Random Riches - Gambling Past & Present Manfred Zollinger, several authors 978-1-4724-7004-1 Routledge, Oxon 2016 The book provides a detailed and very well documented view on a historical view on gambling enriched with a diverse academic approach.
654 U.K. 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 Strokes, rules and hints on the game of English billiards
655 U.K. Billiards and Snooker - Volunteer Snooker - Pool - Russian Pool - Pyramids - How to play well B. Scriven 978- 1445-52546-4 Milton Keynes UK ND  
656 U.K. Billiards Melbourne Inman   W. Foulsham & Co, London ND Little book on billiards.
657 U.K. How to play Billiards Tom Newman 978-14465-2652-1 Milton Keynes UK ND 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.  
658 U.K. Billiards - on the rotation of Balls W. Broadfoot 978-1445-52462-7 Milton Keynes UK ND  
659 U.K. Billiards in easy stages Willie Smith 978-1445-52538-9 Milton Keynes UK ND  
660 U.K. Carom Billiards, Including: Four-Ball, cowboy pool, balkline and straight rail, cushion caroms, five-pins, bottle pool, nine-pines, Danish pin billiards   978-1243-30603-6 Hephaestus Books ND Information bundled from Wikipedia source
661 U.K.  The Hamlyn Encyclopedia of Snooker Ian Morrison (Brit) 0 600 50192 2 Hamlyn Publishing 1986 A-Z Snooker Encyclopedia containing lots of photo's, historical facts and statistics.
662 U.S.A. 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 Book about the games played at that time. Pages 179 - 228 about billiards.
663 U.S.A. The Game of Billiards Michael Phelan   New York : D. Appleton and Company, 346 & 348 Broadway. 1858 Unique dedication : "Mr. Berger with the compliments of the Author. Michael Phelan." Very detailed book on the game of (English) billiards with parts on history, material and some philosophy to start with.  Phelan was besides a very good player also a business man in billiards.
664 U.S.A. The American Hoyle; or, Gentleman's Hand-Book of Games "Trumps"   Dick & Fitzgerald Publishers, New York 1864 "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.
665 U.S.A. The game of billiards Michael Phelan 978-1-4622-3127-0 Dick & Fitzgerald Publishers, New York (Reprint by : Repressed Publishing LLC, Provo) 1866 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.
666 U.S.A. The American Billiard Record. A comendium of important matches since 1854 Michael Phelan 978 1 161 66190 3 Phelan & Collender, Publishers, New York 1870 Reprint
667 U.S.A. The Great Industries Of The United States being an Historical Summary of the Origin, Growth, and Perfection of the Chief Industrial Arts of this Country Several authors depending on the topic.   J.B. Burr & Hyde, Hartford 1872 Pages 390 - 404 about Billiards and Billiard-Tables. This chapter gives a nice insight of the importance of the billiards industry at the time. Quite some references to Michael Phelan.
668 U.S.A. Garnier's Practice Shots, with hints to amateurs. Albert Garnier   D. Appleton & Company, New York 1880 This is a Joe Davis ex libris copy and comes with a certificat of origin. This book allegedly belonged to Jacob Schaeffer Sr. before and contains his annotations. 109 carom billiards diagrams explained.
669 U.S.A. Scientific Billiards.                                         Garnier's Practice Shots, With Hints To Amateurs Albert Garnier   D. Appleton & Company, New York 1880 106 colour diagrams, mainly rappel strokes outlining the course of the cue- and object ball.
670 U.S.A. Modern Billiards. A Complete Tekst-Book of the Game.     The Brunswick-Balke- Collender Co., New York 1891 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).
671 U.S.A. Championship Billiards. Old and New. John A. Thatcher 978-1-4622-3126-3 Rand, McNally & Co. Publishers, Chicago, New York (Reprint by : Repressed Publishing LLC, Provo) 1898 About 100 diagrams and figures mainly about 3 cushion billiards.  Also contains the detailed stories of some championship games. High quality reprint.
672 U.S.A. Amateur Billiard Championship of America Amateur Athletic Union of the United States 978-1145-688810 Nabu Public Domain Reprints 1899 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. 
673 U.S.A. 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) 978-1-4622-3125-6 The Brunswick-Balke-Collender Co., Chicago 1904 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.
674 U.S.A. Ball to Ball Billiards Edmund Hoskin   William Spinks & Co, Chicago 1911 Reprint.  Old book about carom billiards with some diagrams and plates.
675 U.S.A. The Science of Billiards with Practical Applications J.T. Stoddard   W.A. Buttefield, Boston 1913 Explains the schience behind the game of billiards in an understandable and practical. Contains some references to to other books in the same field.
676 U.S.A. Daly's Billiard Book Maurice Daly, edited by William Welton Harris   A.C. McClurg & Co, Chicago 1916 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.
677 U.S.A. Rules for Playing The Various Games of Carom and Pocket Billiards      The Brunswick-Balke Collennder Co, Chicago 1925 History of the game, rules of carom billiards games, rules of pocket billiards games.
678 U.S.A. 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 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.
679 U.S.A. Three-Cushion Billiards. "Diamond System" Robert L. Cannefax   The Brunswick-Balke- Collender Co.,Chicago 1938 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.
680 U.S.A. Billiards as it should played Willie Hoppe   The Reilly & Lee Co, Chicago 1941 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.
681 U.S.A. Billiards as it should played Willie Hoppe   The Reilly & Lee Co, Chicago 1941 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.
682 U.S.A. Billiards as it should played Willie Hoppe   The Reilly & Lee Co, Chicago 1941 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.
683 U.S.A. Billiards as it should played Willie Hoppe (U.S.)   The Reilly & Lee Co, Chicago 1941 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.
684 U.S.A. Scientific Billiards Welker Cochran   Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, (Little Technical Library) Chigago, New York 1942 Book about Balkline and 3 cushion with extensive explanation on stance and stroke.
685 U.S.A. Billiards as it should played Willie Hoppe   The Reilly & Lee Co, Chicago 1943 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.
686 U.S.A. Knowing and playing pocket & 3-cushion Billiards Billiard congress of America   Billiard Congress of America, Chicago, Il 1960 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.
687 U.S.A. Billiard Balls - moves, routines, ideas Frank Garcia   Gene Gordon Publications 1960 Book on mainpulation of billiard balls for magicians.
688 U.S.A.              The Game of Billiards                Pocket.Carom.Three Cushion Clive Cottingham Jr.  0 87980 317 7 Melvin Powers, Wilshire Book Company, Hollywood, CA 1964 Nice book about most of the billiard games.  Over 100 diagrams.
689 U.S.A. The Minnesota 'fats' book of Billards Minnesota Fats   Rozel industries, inc., Lincolnwood, Il 1965 Mainly about the rules of pool.
690 U.S.A. Regulation Rule Book for Pool and Billiards     Dynaball Company, Skokie, Ill. 1966 General book about the games of billiards. Pages 60-72 about carom billiards.Contains 17 diagrams.
691 U.S.A. Official Rule Book for all Pocket & Carom Billiard Games Billiard congress of America   Billiard Congress of America, Chicago, Il 1968 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.
692 U.S.A. Official Rule Book for all Pocket & Carom Billiard Games Billiard congress of America   Billiard Congress of America, Chicago, Il 1970 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.
693 U.S.A. Official Rule Book for all Pocket & Carom Billiard Games Billiard congress of America   Billiard Congress of America, Chicago, Il 1971 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.
694 U.S.A. Regulation Rule Book for Pool and Billiards     Ajay Enterprises Corporation Delavan, Wisconsin 1971 General explanation about pocket and carom billiards.
695 U.S.A. McGoorty, A Billiard Hustler's Life Robert Byrne 0-8065-0925-2 Citadel Press - A division of Lyle Stuart Inc., Secaucus, NJ 1972 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.
696 U.S.A. The Official Rules and Record Book - Billiard Games - Pocket and Carom Billiard congress of America   Billiard Congress of America, Chicago 1974 Overview about the rules and records of the different games of billiards.
697 U.S.A. William Hendricks' History of Billiards William Hendricks   Edited by author, Roxana - Illinois 1974 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".
698 U.S.A. Thirty Years of Billiards Willie Hoppe   Dover Publications, Inc., New York, NY 1975 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).  
699 U.S.A. Systematic Billiards Allen Gilbert   Edited by author 1977 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.
700 U.S.A. The Master's Book of Pool and Billiards. For both amateur and expert players Joe Stone 0-517-535688 Crown Publishers Inc., New York 1979 Preface by Willie Mosconi. Contains 75 diagrams about pool and three cushion billiards.
701 U.S.A. Position Play in Three Cushion Billiards Eddie Robin 0 936362 00 6 Eddie Robin Publishing 1980 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".
702 U.S.A. Position Play in Three Cushion Billiards Eddie Robin 0 936362 00 6 Eddie Robin Publishing 1980 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. 
703 U.S.A. Official Rule Book for all Pocket & Carom Billiard Games     Billiard Congress of America, Chicago 1980 Rules of the games.  Some history.
704 U.S.A. Byrne's Treasury of Trick Shots in Pool and Billiards Robert Byrne 978-1-61608-538-4 Skyhorse Publishing, New York, NY 1982  
705 U.S.A. Billiards, Bowling, Table Tennis and Video Games                                                         A Bibliographic Guide Robert Craven 0-313-23462-0 (978-0-313-23462-0) Greenwood Press, Connecticut (Lightning Source, UK) 1983 Print on demand. Bibliography about the games mentioned in the title. 618 references about billiards.
706 U.S.A. The game of billiards Clive Cottingham Jr.  0-06-464087-6 Barnes & Nobles Books, New York 1984 About Pocket, carom and 3-cushion billiards.
707 U.S.A. Official Rule Book - billiards - The Official Rules and Records Book - includes instructions for beginners plus rules for pocket and carom games Billiard congress of America   Billiard Congress of America, Iowa City 1985 Overview about the rules and records of the different games of billiards.
708 U.S.A.                        Brunswick                            The Story of an American Company from 1845 to 1985 Rick Kogan   Brunswick Corporation, Skokie, Illinois 1985  
709 U.S.A. Byrne's Standard Book of Pool and Billiards. A complete guide to all cue games. Robert Byrne 0-15-614972-9 Harvest/HBJ Book, San Diego, New York, London 1987 Half the book is about pool, the other half about three cushion billiards. 100's of interesting diagrams
710 U.S.A. Official Rule Book - billiards - The Official Rules and Records Book - includes instructions for beginners plus rules for pocket and carom games Billiard congress of America   Billiard Congress of America, Iowa City 1988 Overview about the rules and records of the different games of billiards.
711 U.S.A. The Science of Pocket Billiards Jack H. Koehler (U.S.) 0 9622890 0 0 Sportology Publications, Laguna Hills, CA 1989 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.
712 U.S.A. "Come, Let Us To Billiards Away" Jack White and Dale Griffin 0-9625666-0-8 Expressed Publishing, Farmington, Utah 1990 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.
713 U.S.A. Byrne's Advanced Technique in Pool and Billiards Robert Byrne 0 15 614971 0 A Harvest Book           Harcourt Brace & Company, San Diego, New York, London 1990 Book handling pool and 3-cushion billards with interesting diagrams.  Also presenting a number of top players in the game.
714 U.S.A. Billiards.  The Official Rules & Record Book.   1-878493-01-9 Billiard Congress of America, Iowa City 1991  
715 U.S.A. Billiards: Official Rules, Records & Player Profiles   1 56171 210 8 SPI Books, New York 1993 Rules and players of pool billiards
716 U.S.A. The Billiard Encyclopedia Victor Stein, Paul Rubino (U.S.) 1-886768-06-4 Balkline Press Inc., New York 1994 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.
717 U.S.A. The Billiard Atlas 2 on  Systems & Techniques Walt Harris (U.S.)   Edited by Author 1994 Lots of systems for raising the three cushion game. Signed : " Hi Marc Hope #2 makes your game better Walt Harris".
718 U.S.A. The Billiard Atlas on  Systems & Techniques Walt Harris (U.S.)   Edited by Author 1994 Lots of systems for raising the three cushion game. Signed : " Hi Marc Hope you enjoy #1 Walt Harris".
719 U.S.A. Advanced Pool George Fels 0 8092 3321 5 Contemparary Books, Chicago 1995 Techniques and strategies for mastering pool.  Straight pool, eight ball, nine ball.
720 U.S.A. The physics of Pocket Billiards Wayland C. Marlow 0-9645370-0-1 MAST, Palm Beach Gardens 1995 "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.
721 U.S.A. Byrne's Wonderful World of Pool and Billiards Robert Byrne 0 15 600222 1 A Harvest Original             Harcourt Brace & Company, San Diego, New York, London 1996 Book handling as well pool, snooker and 3-cushion with interesting diagrams and lots of anecdotes.
722 U.S.A. Play Better Pool                           Winning Techniques and Strategies for Mastering the Game Steve Mizerak (U.S.) 0 8092 3427 0 Contemparary Books, Chicago 1996 The basics about pool, problems and how to solve them.  Insight on straight pool, eight ball and nine ball.
723 U.S.A. The Billiard Encyclopedia Victor Stein, Paul Rubino (U.S.) 1-886768-06-4 Balkline Press Inc., New York 1996 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.
724 U.S.A. The Billiard Atlas 3 on Systems & Techniques Walt Harris (U.S.)   Edited by Author 1996 Lots of systems for raising the three cushion game. Signed : " Hi Marc Good Luck Walt Harris".
725 U.S.A. The Billiard Atlas 4 on Systems & Techniques Walt Harris (U.S.)   Edited by Author 1998 Lots of systems for raising the three cushion game. 
726 U.S.A. The New Illustrated Encyclopedia of Billiards Mike Shamos (U.S.) 1 55821 797 5 The Lyons Press, New York 1999 Everything you need to know on billiards you'll find in this encyclopedia
727 U.S.A. A Mind for Pool Philip B. Capelle 0 9649204 1 7 Billiards Press, Huntington Beach 1999 All about mastering the mental game.
728 U.S.A. The Billiard Atlas 3 on Systems & Techniques Walt Harris (U.S.)   Edited by Author 2000 Lots of systems for raising the three cushion game. 
729 U.S.A. Pool & Billiard Collectibles Mark and Connie Stellinga 0 7643 1700 8 Schiffer Publishing Ltd, Atglen 2003 Beautiful book on mainly pool and (English) billiards collectibles.
730 U.S.A. The Illustrated Principles of Pool and Billiards David G. Alciatore, PhD (U.S.) 978 1 4027 1428 3 Sterling, New York, London 2004 Fundamentals and advanced techniques on pool.  Support via website.
731 U.S.A. Blue Book of Pool Cues Brad Simpson 1 886768 52 8 Blue Book Publications Inc., Minneapolis 2005 The reference book on (pool) cues.
732 U.S.A. Le Billard Vignaux 0 543 76668 3 Elibron Classics/Adamant Media Corporation 2006 New print of the original from 1891.
733 U.S.A. Le Billard Vignaux 0 543 76668 3 Elibron Classics/Adamant Media Corporation 2006 New print of the original from 1891.
734 U.S.A. The 2007 Import and Export Market for Articles and Accessories for Billiards in Belgium Prof. Philip M. Parker 0-546-33016-9 ICON Group International, Inc., San Diego, Ca 2007 Data about the 2007 Import and Export Market for Articles and Accessories for Billiards in Belgium
735 U.S.A. The Billiard Encyclopedia Victor Stein, Paul Rubino (U.S.) 978 0 615 17092 3 Balkline Press Inc., New York 2008 Very comprehensive encyclopedia on the history of the sport and materials used like cues, billiard tables, with over 1000 of beautiful pictures.
736 U.S.A. Billiards and Snooker - Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases   0-546-60035-2 ICON Group International, Inc., San Diego, Ca 2008  
737 U.S.A. The Complete Idiot's Guide to        Pool & Billiards Ewa Mataya Laurance and Thomas C. Shaw 978-1-59257-287-8 Alpha Books (Penguin Group), New York 2009 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.
738 U.S.A. Picture Yourself Shooting Pool Matthew Sherman 978-1-595863-519-5 Course Technology - Cengage Learning 2009 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.
739 U.S.A. 3 Cushion Billiard Systems Sid Banner 978 18879560 5 5 Bebob Publishing, Livonia 2009 Sid Banner adds his own flavour to 3 cushion systems.
740 U.S.A. Billiard -  Webster's Timeline History 1590-2007     ICON Group International, Inc., San Diego, Ca 2009  
741 U.S.A. Pool & Billiards for Dummies Nicholas Leider 978-0-470-56553-7 Wiley Publishing Inc., Hoboken 2010 Very comprehensive and well structured book on the game of pool.
742 U.S.A. The Concise Book of Position Play Bill Smith (U.S.)   Edited by Author 2011 Book devoted to 3-Cushion position play.  Also contains a DVD showing the execution of the different shots.
743 U.S.A. KNACK Make it Easy                          Pool & Billiards Everything You need to Know to Improve Your Game