Billiard Books Collection Overview

 
Billiard books - Collection Filip Steurs - Update May, 2020 - fsteurs@hotmail.com
 
Country of Edition Title Author 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 Billar, Reglas de Arbitraje y Organizaciòn Anonymous Editorial Cosmopolita, Buenos Aires 1955 Books on the rules of French billiards "con autorizaciònde la FEDERACION ARGENTINA DE AFFICIONADOS AL BILLAR".
6 Argentina Coleccion Cosmopolita 226 El Ayudante Practico - Billar Reglas De Juego 1 Federaciòn Argentina de Aficionados al Billar Cosmopolita, Buenos Aires 1955  
7 Argentina Coleccion Cosmopolita 227 El Ayudante Practico - Billar Reglas De Juego 2 Federaciòn Argentina de Aficionados al Billar Cosmopolita, Buenos Aires 1955  
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 Detailed book on the charter and rules of the Argentina billiards league.
10 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".
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 salón de billares Jorge Riestra Compia General Fabril Editora, Bueonos Aires 1960 City novel about 3 generations meeting and competing around the billiards game "casin", still very popular in Argentina.
13 Argentina El Taco de Ebano Jorge Riestra (Arg) los libros del mirasol 1962 4 short stories, of which one El Taco de Ebano.
14 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.
15 Argentina Billar Carambola Libre Experiencias y Consejos Ricardo E. Claret E. G. A. Empresa Grafica Argentina, Buenos Aires 1979  
16 Argentina La Razon 75 Aniversario.  La Razon 1905 - 1980 Histora Viva. Anonymous 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 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.
18 Argentina Billar teoria de los diamantes Antonino Cilione (Arg.) Editorial Albatros, Buenos Aires 1982 Reprint of the original of 1958.
19 Argentina Billar A Tres Bandas. Recopalicion Datos Teoricos Jorge Argüello, Armando Folatti, Mario J. Sureda Edited by author 1990 This book explains many 3-cushion systems with the help of diagrams.  The authors refer to Ceulemans, Yoshihira, Kobayashi, …
20 Argentina Historia de la Argentina.  El Auge del Deporte 1949 -1955. Félix Luna Hyspamerica Ediciones de Argentina & Editorial Sarmiento 1992 Sports during the Peron era.  Mentions billiards, Carrera and Navarra.  Picture of Carrera.
21 Argentina El Taco de Ebano Jorge Riestra (Arg) Homo Sapiens Ediciones, Rosario 1997 4 short stories, of which one El Taco de Ebano.
22 Argentina Hernando Arias De Saavedra Coleccion dirigada por Félix Luna 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/
23 Argentina Buenos Aires, Centro Historico   Clarin 2001 Tourist guide for Buenos Aires.  Mentions the bar "Los 36 Billares" founded in 1894 with photo.
24 Argentina Restauracion y puesta en valor de Cafés y Bares notables de Buenos Aires. Intervenciones 2002 - 2004. Arq. Nani Arias Incolla Secretaria de Cultura, Buenos Aires 2005 Restauration process of 13 important Cafés based in Buenos Aires among which Los 36 Billares.
25 Argentina Cafés Notables de Buenos Aires Horacio Spinetto 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.
26 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) 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".
27 Argentina El hombre del clavel blanco. Biografia del Pentacampion Mundial de Billar Pedro Leopoldo Carrera (1914-1963) Luis Alberto Venosa 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.
28 Argentina El hombre del clavel blanco. Biografia del cinco veces Campeon Mundial de Billar, Pedro Leopoldo Carrera (1914 - 1963) Luis Alberto Venosa Edited by Author, Ituzaingo 2015 "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.
29 Argentina Tallado en marfil. Biografia del Campeon Mundial de Billar, Osvaldo Carlos Berardi. Luis Alberto Venosa 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". 
30 Argentina Voces del Billar Argentino Luis Alberto Venosa 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".
31 Argentina Café, Bar, Billares Daniel Divinsky, Norberto Folino, Ricardo Horvath Ediciones Instituto Movilizador de Fondos Cooperativos C.L., Buenos Aires    
32 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.
33 Australia The Alcock Book of Billiards Henry Upton Alcock Alcock & Co, Billiard-Table Manufacturers, Melbourne 1901 High quality print.  Book mainly about English billiards with lots of diagrams and b&w photos.  Lots of other billiards games pool and snooker explained but less detailed.  Also a chapter on Australian players and how to furnish a billiard room.
34 Australia Walter Lindrum, Billiards Phenomenon Andrew Rickets Brian Clouston, Canberra 1982 Biography on Walter Lindrum, one of the greatest billiard players ever.
35 Australia Advanced Billiards Murt O'Donoghue 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.
36 Austria Accurater Entwurf aller Regeln welche bei dem edlen Billard in acht zu nehmen sind / wenn man auf demselben entweder durch Parthien / oder à la Guerre spielen will. Anonymous Böskraut, Wien 1722 Rules of several billiard games.
37 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. Anonymous 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 
38 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.
39 Austria Billard-Regeln über die sogenannte weisse Parthie (Parthie Blanc) Quarambole oder Triampol-Spiel Anonymous Binz, Wien 1799 Billiard rules for several games.
40 Austria Das Billardspiel Dr. M. Eduard Hartleben's Verlag, Wien 1874 Theory and rules of several billiard games.
41 Austria Leon Goffart. Grösster akademisch excentrisch gebildeter Billardkünstler. An.   1880 Starts with a 2-page biography of the Belgian billiards trick shots player, Léon Goffart (1842-1919).  69 of his shots are shown in diagrams and explained. Some publicity at the end. Goffart, with his big beard and Afro hair dress, was a remarkable figure.
42 Austria Leon Goffart. Grösster akademisch excentrisch gebildeter Billardkünstler. Anonymous   1880 Starts with a 2-page biography of the Belgian billiards trick shots player, Léon Goffart (1842-1919).  69 of his shots are shown in diagrams and explained. Some publicity at the end. Goffart, with his big beard and Afro hair dress, was a remarkable figure.
43 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.
44 Austria Billard Eine Groteske für zwei Personen Helmut Eisendle (G) Verlag Droschl Graz 1984 Theaterplay with 2 actors Otto & Friedrich in a spiraling discussion around the billiard table.
45 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.
46 Austria Billard von A-Z. Pool-Billard + Snooker. A.F. Naerr & Heinrich Weingartner Verlag Perlen Reihe, Wien - München, Zürich 1990 Basics about carom billiards, pool and snooker.
47 Austria Geschichte des Glückspiels - Vom 17. Jahrhundert bis zum Zweiten Weltkrieg Manfred Zollinger 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.
48 Austria Mozart - Glück Spiel und Leidenschaft Günther G. Bauer 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.
49 Austria Faszination Dreiband - Grundlagen, Technik, Mentaltraining Andreas Efler (Austrian) Eigenverlag Andreas Efler, Vienna 2004 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.
50 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) 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.
51 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.
52 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.
53 Austria Zur Theorie des Billardspieles Nikko Ottowitz Nikko Ottowitz, Klagenfurt/Celovec 2011 Book about the physics/mathematic aspects of the game of billiards.
54 Austria Spiele Der Stadt - Glück, Gewinn Und Zeitvetreib Ernst Strouhal, Manfred Zollinger, Brigitte Felderer [Hrsg.] 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.
55 Austria Billard.  Carambol, Pool, Snooker, Kegelbillard. Heinrich Weingartner (Austrian) Verlag Perlen Reihe, Wien - München, Zürich   Simple explanations about the games mentioned in the title.
56 Belarus РУССКИЙ БИЛЬЯРД (Russian Billiards) Надеждина Вера (Nadezhdina Vera), В. Н Волхова (V. Volkhova) 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)
57 Belgium Traité du Jeu de Whist…jeu de billard. Edmond Hoyle J.F. Desoer, Liège 1794 Facsimile of the billiards part of this book: pages 159-182.  Rules of the billiard games played at that time.
58 Belgium Traité complet du jeu de billard. Nouvelle méthode. Auguste Laurent Imprimerie Laurent Frères, Bruxelles 1873 Introduction about carom billiards. In order to explain a position he divided the billiards in 190 squares and defines the position by giving a number 1-190 for each of the 3 billiard balls.  So no need for diagrams in the book.
59 Belgium Le Billard A. Dachelet (B) Edited by the author, Brussels. 1888 Basics with 36 figures, mixed with some publicity 
60 Belgium Le Billard. Enseigné sans Maître. A. Dachelet (B) Edited by the author, Brussels. 1888 Basics about carom billiards, with 36 figures, mixed with some publicity.
61 Belgium VADE-MECUM van den Biljarter Anonymous B.F.P.A. Afdeeling Antwerpen 1925 Rules of the "Bilart-Federatie der Provintie Antwerpen", a federation of Antwerp billiard clubs
62 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".
63 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.
64 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.
65 Belgium Sportalmanak van  "Het Laatste Nieuws" 1939 Anonymous 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".
66 Belgium Sportalmanak van  "Het Laatste Nieuws" 1940 Anonymous 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".
67 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.
68 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.
69 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.
70 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.
71 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.
  Belgium Biljartqueues Olypmpia   Gebrs. Van Den Broeck, Antwerpen 1947 2-page catalog with b&w picture and 2 hand written and signed letters about billiard cues and their prices sold by the cue makers Van Den Broeck in Antwerp. With original stamped envelop of the company.
72 Belgium Het biljartspel, technische leiding voor beginnelingen.  J. Canty Uitgeversfirma Vyncke, Gent 1949 Basics about carom billiards.
73 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.
74 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.
75 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.
76 Belgium Het biljartspel in praktijk en theorie Deel I, II, III en Atlas 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.
77 Belgium Het biljartspel in praktijk en theorie Deel I, II, III en Atlas 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.
78 Belgium Het biljartspel in praktijk en theorie Deel II, III en Atlas (I is missing) 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.   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.
79 Belgium L'Etude du Billard Paul-L. Fagnart Edited by the author. Imp Boulanger, Lièges. 1959 Book about carom billiards.
80 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".
81 Belgium Spel en Arbitrage Reglementen   Koninklijke Belgische Biljartbond Liefhebbers 1960 Belgian rules and referee booklet for French billiards
82 Belgium Système Lapperre Lapperre (B) 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.
83 Belgium Système Lapperre Lapperre (B) 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.
84 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.
85 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.
86 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.
87 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.
88 Belgium Sportreglementen Règlements Sportifs   KBBL / FRBBA 1967 Rules of the Belgian amateurs billiard ligue
89 Belgium Arbitrage- en Spel- Reglementen. Règles d'Arbitrage et de Jeu   KBBL / FRBBA 1971 Play- and refereeing rules of the Belgian amateurs billiard ligue
90 Belgium Arbitrage- en Spel- Reglementen. Règles d'Arbitrage et de Jeu.   KBBL / FRBBA 1971 Play- and refereeing rules of the Belgian amateurs billiard ligue
91 Belgium Le Billard et l'Histoire Georges Troffaes (B) Imprimerie Mertens, Brussels 1974 Describes the history of the billiards game and sport. Contains a printed note: "Dispenser quelque lumière, sur les heurs et malheurs du billard dans l'histoire. Tel fut le dessein de l'auteur, au service d'un sport universel dontt l'essor est, actuellement, prodigieux."
92 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.
93 Belgium Biljart Jacques Babut du Marès, Ludo Dielis, Leo Corin (B) 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).
94 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".
95 Belgium Mister 100 Raymond Ceulemans (B) Fr. Van Belle, Brussels 1979  
96 Belgium Un Siècle de Sport à Bruxelles Walter Schwilden 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.
97 Belgium Teaching Manuscript An.   1980 Carom billiards manuscript for teaching purposes.
98 Belgium Le billard - 400 points avec Franz Glineur Franz Glineur Edited by the author 1980 Incomplete copy of the author's tutorial. The facsimile contains diagrams 1-310, 311-400 missing.  A diagram per page.  Focus is on balkline billiards.
99 Belgium Bundle of 3 copied manuscripts from Laperre, An. and Franz Glineur Laperre, An., Glineur Edited by the authors 1980 3-cushion systems and 3-cushion diagrams about how to keep position for the next shot.
100 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.  
101 Belgium Biljarten en Arbitrage G. Rottie (B) Uitgeverij Fr. Van Belle pvba, Brussels 1981 Book about how to  referee a billiard game
102 Belgium Het groene rijk van Raymond Ceulemans Ben de Graaf (D) 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
103 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.
104 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.
105 Belgium L'Industrie de la Laine à Verviers avant 1800 Musée de Verviers Musée de Verviers, Verviers 1983 This book was constituted as part of an exhibition of the wool industry before 1800 in the region of Verviers in Belgium.  It was here that the famous billiard cloth manufacturer Simonis was founded. The process from wool to textile is explained and shown in pictures.
106 Belgium Le Guide Marabout du Billard Philippe Malsert (F) Nouvelles Editions Marabout, Verviers 1983 General overview on the billiard game. Figures on how to play.
107 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.
108 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.
109 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.
110 Belgium Le syndicalisme en textile verviétois. René Dawant Centrale Chrétienne des Travailleurs du Textile et du Vêtement de Belgique. Section Régionale de Verviers. 1987 Signed dedication of the author to 'Ernest'.  The history of unionism in the wool industry in the 19th and 20th century in the region of Verviers in Belgium. The water of the La Vesdre river, crossing this region was ideal to wash the wool and cloths and provided energy for the factories. Contains a photo of the Simonis factory.
111 Belgium 5 Biljartspelen E. Moons - Destaebele (B) Uitgeverij Reflex, Deurne 1988 Rules and information about Carom, English Billiards, Pool, Snooker and Bumper Pool (Golfbiljart).
112 Belgium Internationaal Biljartjaarboek 1989 Rob van der Steen (D) Edited by Author, Antwerpen 1989 International overview of the carom billiard season 1988-1989.
113 Belgium Snooker Rudy Bauwens (B) 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).
114 Belgium Snooker Rudy Bauwens (B) N.V. De Vlijt, Antwerpen 1989 Detailed book on Snooker containing photo's and coloured figures.
115 Belgium L'Artisanat du Billard Jean Vandamme Edited by the author, Sprimont-Louveigné 1990 Carom billiards tutorial with focus on straight rail and balkline. Vandamme was an excellent balkline player and a trainer for the Belgian billiards association. Introduction about his vision of the game and his achievements.
116 Belgium Programme 3-Bandes (Manuscript) Jean Vandamme Edited by the author, Sprimont-Louveigné 1990 The 'running lines' of the cue ball, worked out in detail and shown in diagrams, systems and example shots.  This is a copy of the manuscript of the author, probably  used to teach his pupils.
117 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.
118 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
119 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.
120 Belgium Base Cinq Dieudonné Collard Edited by the author 2000 Goniometrics applied to 3-cushion billiards. Exercises, diagrams.
121 Belgium La Goniométrie Dieudonné Collard Edited by the author 2000 Goniometrics applied to 3-cushion billiards. Exercises, diagrams.
122 Belgium La goniométrie appliquée au billard trois bandes Dieudonné Collard Edited by the author 2000 Goniometrics applied to 3-cushion billiards
123 Belgium la longimétrie Dieudonné Collard Edited by the author 2000 Goniometrics applied to 3-cushion billiards. Exercises, diagrams.
124 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.
125 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.
126 Belgium Basics, het technisch basishandboek Leo Taelman (B) Leo Taelman 2001 Treats all aspects of Bumper Pool (Golfbiljart).  Contains photo's, drawings and publicity.
127 Belgium Basics, het technisch basishandboek Leo Taelman (B) Leo Taelman 2001 Treats all aspects of Bumper Pool (Golfbiljart).  Contains photo's, drawings and publicity.
128 Belgium Schaken met biljartballen, de tactiek Leo Taelman (B) Edited by Author 2001 All about the tactics in bumper billiards. (golfbiljart, tapbiljart)
129 Belgium Schaken met biljartballen, de tactiek Leo Taelman (B) Edited by Author 2001 All about the tactics in bumper billiards. (golfbiljart, tapbiljart)
130 Belgium Royal Tennis in Renaissance Italy Cees de Bondt 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.
131 Belgium Sport in 't Stad. Antwerpen 1830-1914. Marijke den Hollandeer 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.
132 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.
133 Belgium Het Vrijspel Pierre Vandenplas Edited by author. Drukkerij Loomans. 2009 This book is dedicated to the game of straight rail (vrijspel in Dutch).  It contains 106 diagrams with explanation and some photos on how to hold the cue and place your hand on the table.
134 Belgium Stage 3 Bandes des 23, 24 et 25 juillet 2010 à Chapelon Francis Forton Edited by the author, Brussels 2010 Francis Forton is a Belgian top player mostly active in 3-cushion and cushion billiards.  This is the tutorial for a 3-day training in France.  It contains 78 very detailed diagrams explaining how to play many different 3-cushion shots.
135 Belgium Ludo Dielis. Een Leven voor en door het Biljart. Alex Van Haecke 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.
136 Belgium Ludo Dielis. A Life with and through Billiards. Alex Van Haecke, translated by Sylvain Liekens 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.
137 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. 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.
138 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.
139 Belgium Klassieke Kunststoten/ Fantaisie Classique Anonymous Koninlijke Belgise Biljartbond voor Liefhebbers ND Rules and figures of "artistic billiards"
140 Belgium Table de Moyennes Moyenne Tafel Tabla de Promedios Average Table Durchschnittstabelle  Prontuarion Delle Medi Anonymous Iwan Simonis, Verviers ND Average Table Book, signed by René Gabriëls ex worldchampion, and Mr. Simonis, owner of the Iwan Simonis company.
141 Belgium Le Billard et l'Histoire Georges Troffaes (B) Imprimerie Mertens, Brussels   Describes the history of billiards
142 Belgium Manuscript. 3-Cushion systems. Lapperre (probably) Edited by author   Manuscript with about 100 diagrams about 3-cushion systems
143 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
144 Canada A History and Description of Billiards. Its salutary advantages. (Cover: Billiards the King of Games and the Game of Kings) Samuel May Samuel May & Co, Toronto 1916 Samuel May was a Canadian billiard table manufacturer.  This books contains information about his company, a view on the game and the rules of dozens of billiard games, played in different countries, are explained.
145 Canada Règlements Officiels des Jeux de Billard   Canada Billiard & Bowling Inc 1980 Explaining the rules of 22 billiard games mostly pool or snooker related.
146 Canada Le livre du billard Pierre Morin (Can) Les éditions de l'homme 1999 Book on pool billiards, history and players.
147 China TAI CHHIU (Play Technique, Basic Technique, Movement, General Rules and How to Play with Illustration),1997, 189 p., 21 cm. ISBN 957-538-209-9.     1997 Translation of a Japanese billiards book. The book contains many photos and diagrams and covers as well pocket, 4-ball as carom billiards.
148 Colombia Fundamentos de las differentes modalidades del Billar. Como jugarlo y sus reglamentos. José R. Navia Sierra Esuela Colombiana de Billar. Impreso Litografia Meercurio, Bogota. 202 This book treats many aspects about the game of carom billiards: history, famous players in Colombia and abroad, the basics of the game, 3-cushion systems, the rules of the game, … Illustrated with lots of b&w photos and diagrams.
149 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).
150 Colombia Billar a tres bandas. Consejos prácticos y tácticos CALDERON MORENO Luis Eduardo Calderon, Bogota 1992 Focus on 3-cushion diagrams.
151 Colombia Billar a tres bandas. Sistema de Diamantes. Estudio Aplicación y Recursos CALDERON MORENO Luis Eduardo Calderon, Bogota 1994 Focus on 3-cushion systems.
152 Colombia Juguemos Tres Bandas Con Precision José Hernandez, Jaime Bedoya Santafe de Bogota 1996 Book about 3-cushion systems. The basic diamond system explained in much detail with compensations. SLL system.
153 Colombia Billar: Tutor Para Tres Bandas El Jugador' Edited by author. Talleres Graficos de Impresora Feriva S.A., Cali 1998 This book starts with a 22-page introduction about the game and then explains a number 3-cushion systems in more detail with the help of diagrams.  
154 Colombia Billard. Novedadas Teoricas del sistema de diamantes. Luis Eduardo Calderon Moreno Litografia Mercurio, Bogota 2000 Three cushion systems: Without english, diamond, renversé, plus, special shots
155 Colombia Billar. Deporte y Recreacion. PENARANDA O., ARENAS BEDOYA N. , ROJAS J Edited by the authors, Bogota 2001 Book about carom billiards: History, rules, straight rail, rail nurse, some 3-cushion systems and shots.
156 Colombia Billar a tres bandas. Arte y Precisión. Hector Sotelo Bejarano Papeles Sueltos Editores, Ibagué Tolima 2003 This book handles over 40 systems to calculate and execute 3-cushion figures. The book contains 100's of diagrams.
157 Colombia La Ciencia del billar Octavio Gill Ramirez Edited by the author 2004 3-cushion shots divided in 11 groups, explaining the applicable 3-cushion systems. 100's of diagrams.
158 Colombia Acercandonos al juego de billar de tres bandas. Principios basicos. José Elpidio "Pepe" Cardenas Lopez Edited by the author, Manizales 2005 Three cushion systems: diamond, renversé, …
159 Colombia Aprendiendo jugadas de billar con logica José Elpidio "Pepe" Cardenas Corporacion Centro Manizales. Editorial Blanecolor. 2006 Lots of 3-cushion system explained. Lots of illustrations, diagrams and b&w photos.
160 Costa Rica Billar A Tres Bandas Para Principiantes Diego Leandro Editorial UCR 2009 Book on a number of 3 cushion systems.
161 Czech Republic Billard Jiri Barborik Rubico, Olomouc 1997 Book about carom billiards, straight rail, some snooker, 9-ball and trickshots.  About 60 illustrations.
162 Czech Republic Billard  Jiri Barborik Rubico, Olomouc 1997 Book about carom billiards, straight rail.  Most diagrams about "rappel" shots.
163 Czech Republic Systematicky kulecnik Antonin Frieda K&V Billard 2002 All aspects of carom billiards are handled: gathering shots, rail nurse, balkline, fantasy with the help of 100's of illustrations.
164 Denmark Billardbogen. Theoretisk-praktisk Vejledning. C.G. Schiellerup Forlagt AF V. Pio's Boghandel 1896 General explanation about the game, with a few diagrams.  The main part is about the rules of 21 forms of the billiards game.
165 Denmark Billard. Praktisk og teoretisk vejlednuning i billardspil. Carl Bach Jespersen Og Pios Forlag, Kopenhagen 1933 This books explains the rules about several billiard games. Contains 79 illustrations: figures, diagrams and some b&w photos. The diagrams are mainly for carom billiards: straight rail (also the rail nurse) and balkline.
166 Denmark Billard. Aktieselskabet P.O. Pedersens Billardfabrik. P.O. Pedersens P.O. Pedersens, Kopenhagen 1945 Catalog of billiard tables manufactured by P.O. Pedersens.  The book starts with some general in fo on the game, then a number of pages with photos of the billiard tables in different customer surroundings and at last the billiard table models, carom & pocket, and the accessories.
167 Denmark 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.)
168 Denmark Billard Carl Bach, Jorgen Koch Jespersen Og Pios Forlag, Kopenhagen 1984 This books explains the rules about several billiard games. Contains 79 figures and diagrams. The diagrams are mainly instructional for the carom billiards games straight rail (libre) and balkline (cadre).
169 Denmark Billard Carl Bach, Jorgen Koch Jespersen Og Pios Forlag, Kopenhagen 1984 This books explains the rules about several billiard games. Contains 79 figures and diagrams. The diagrams are mainly instructional for the carom billiards games straight rail (libre) and balkline (cadre).
170 Denmark Billard. Keglebillard, Carambole m.m. Carsten Hansen Clausen Boger, Kopenhagen 1988 About pin and carom billiards, glossary, Danish records.
171 Denmark Sports-billard Karsten Lieberkind Forlaget Komma, Kopenhagen 1989 This book treats all aspects related to carom billiards and contains over 200 diagrams and b&w photos.  Also  chapters about the history of the game and the Danish Billiard Union.
172 Denmark Billard Handbogen Steen G. Hansen (introduction) Sjaellands Billard Union 1991 Very methodological explanation of all aspects of the billiards game, in this case 5 pin and carom billiards. At the end the names of the billiard clubs of the region are mentioned.
173 Finland Byströmistä Immoseen. Suomen Biljardin Historia 1754-2002. Henry Grahn Suomen Biljardiliiton julkaisu 2003 The history of billiards in Finland from 1754 - 2002. It's about different types of billiard games.  It seems that nowadays pool is the most popular.  A part of the history is in English at the end of the book.
174 France La Maison des Jeux Academiques contenant un recueil general de tous les jeux divertissans pour se rejouir, & passer le temps agreablement Anonymous 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,
175 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. Anonymous 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.
176 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.
177 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. 
178 France Le Jeu de Dez Anglois suivi de celui du Billard Anonymous   1766 Extract of the billiards part of one of the editions of "Académie des Jeux". Rules of the game.
179 France Académie Universelle des Jeux, Contenant les Règles des Jeux de Cartes permis; celles du Billard, du Mail, du Trictrac, du Revertier, etc. etc. Tome Second.   Amable Leroy, Lyon 1810 Pages 284-303 about billiards.  Rules of the games played in that era explained.
180 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.
181 France Nouvelle Académie des Jeux, ou Rèles des jeux de wisth, du Boston, … précedées d'un Nouveau Traité sur le Jeu de Billard, … C.B. (Claudius Berger) Chez G.C. Hubert, Librairie, Paris 1818 Pages 1-64 about the rules of different billiard games.
182 France Nouveau Traité sur le Jeu de Billard Bouvard Chez G.C. Hubert, Librairie, Paris 1823 Rules of the billiard games played in that era.
183 France Le Nouveau Savant de société ou Encyclopédie des jeux de société. Tome 3 M.P.J. de Béranger J.-N. Barba, Paris 1825  
184 France Règles du Jeu de Billard   Tiger, Imprimeur-Libraire, Paris 1825 Billiard rules at that time
185 France La partie de billard d'un ministre M.E. La********* Hachette et BNF, Paris (Cour des Fontaines 7, Paris) 1826 Reprint of the original dating from 1826. A story of a minister playing billiards and discussing with his secretary.
186 France La partie de billard d'un ministre M.E. La********* Cour des Fontaines 7, Paris 1826 A story of a minister playing billiards and discussing with his secretary.
187 France Théorie et Règles du Jeu de Billard Teyssèdre Rouselon, Librairie-éditeur, Paris 1827 Among the earliest French books fully dedicated to the game of billiards.  Very rare.
188 France Le Billard, Poème en cinq Chants M.B*** Jules Lefebvre et Compagnie, Paris 1830 Long poem in 5 parts about billiards.  The author talks about 'blouses' or pockets.  In that era billiard games with pockets in France where still quite usual.
189 France Manuel de l'amateur du jeu de billard Blismon (Simon de Blocquel - printer?) Publiée par Blismon. A Paris chez Delarue et a Lille chez Castiaux, (reprint 2016, Facsimile Publisher, Delhi) 1835 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, 
190 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.
191 France Le Billard. Traité théorique et pratique de ce jeu.  Suivi de la physiologie du joueur de billard. An. 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.
192 France Le Billard. Traité théorique et pratique de ce jeu.  Suivi de la physiologie du joueur de billard. Anonymous 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.
193 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.
194 France Traité du Carambolage ou Théorie indispensable a tous les joueurs de billard. Léon Cosson Edited by the author, Paris 1851 Book about carom billiards. Explanation about the cue, billiard balls, shots of the game and rules.
195 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."
196 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."
197 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. 
198 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"
199 France Bibliothèque des jeux d'adresse - Almanach du Jeu de Billard suivi des règles du jeu de paume Léon Cosson Passard, Libraire-Editeur, Paris (reprint 2016, Facsimile Publisher, Delhi, India) 1858 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
200 France Le Salon des Jeux Anonymous J. Langlumé, Librairie, Paris 1859 Extract of the billiards part : p.333-354. Rules of the different games played at the time.
201 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.
202 France Le Billard A. Lalanne Auguste Aubris, Paris 1866  
203 France La théorie du billard et ses principes élémentaires DESPAX DE SAMANTAN Jules Ed. Briez, Abbeville 1868 Very basics of billiards. The book starts with a poem.  Funny chapter about "le carottier", description of a very defensive player.
204 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.
205 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.
206 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.
207 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.
208 France Nouveau Traité Complet du Jeu de Billard Eugène Mangin (F) Edited by author 1876 Book consisting of elementary course and advanced course.
209 France Théorie sur Le Billard et Etude de la Série. E. Faraill Edited by the author, Rouen 1879 Book about carom billiards.
210 France Complément du Nouveau Traité Complet du Jeu de Billard comprenant 1. la Série Américaine et les coups qui en dépendent 2. 100 Notices biographiques sur tous les joueurs forts, depuis Mingaud jusqu'à nos jours. Eugène Mangin (F) Edited by the author, Café Mangin, 22 Galerie Montparnasse, Paris 1880 In the first part of the book the straight rail nurse (la série américaine) is explained in much detail with the help of 36 diagrams.  The second part contains 100 biographies of well known players in that era.
211 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.
212 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).
213 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.
214 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.
215 France L'Art de bien jouer au Billard Louis Bedoc Levrat Frères, Paris 1889 Rules of 22 games played at the time. 120 diagrams of mostly carom "rappel" shots.
216 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 RT, Paris 1889 Cover : Académie des jeux. Interior: Bibliothèque des jeux.  Book about all kind of interior games.  32 pages about billiards.
217 France Le Billard Maurice Vignaux (F) Delarue, Paris 1891 Book about straight rail billiards, rail nurse with over 200 illustrations. Vignaux (1846-1916) was one of the most successfull professional billiard players.
218 France Le Billard Vignaux (F) Delarue, Paris 1891 Theory on Libre technique like effects, series play. 
219 France Le Billard Vignaux (F) Delarue, Paris 1891 Theory on Libre technique like effects, series play. 
220 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.
221 France Traité de Billard destiné aux Amateurs Gustave Herbaux   Edited by the author.  1900 About 150 "rappel" (bringing the 3 balls together) carom shots shown in 1 color plate per page. No explanations what so ever, so except 2 title pages no text. Still interesting for the experienced player.
222 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.
223 France Commentaires sur le Billard Moderne Le Vicomte de Frayssinet Ainé Hénin, Paris 1903 Pages 37-58 missing (part of the players biographics). The author shares his view on the game, portraits of players, rules, académies de billard, gathering shots and diagrams, 38 illustrations.
224 France Receueil de coups de fantaisie Gustave Herbaux (Monsieur X.)  Edited by the author. Chromolitographie Achille Sénécaut, Roubaix 1904 About 150 fantasy shots shown in 1 color plate per page. No explanations what so ever, so except 2 title pages no text. Still interesting for the experienced player.
225 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
226 France La billardomancie ou le caractère de l'homme révélé dans le jeu de billard SUARD Georges,   Imp. Coyart, Paris 1906 The author defines different "characters" and depending on their character explains their way of playing.  Applied psychology let's say.  Not very scientific but fun to read.
227 France Le Billard. Traité de Série Américaine Roger Rugère (F) Edited by author, Paris 1909 Extensive explanation of the rail nurse (série américaine) in straight rail billiards. The book contains 43 diagrams.
228 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.
229 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.
230 France Le Billard Professeur Bataille La Maison Bataille, Fabrique de Billards, Paris 1910 Bataille, a well known "professeur de billard" at the time in France, tells about the history of the game and shares his vision about the game. Some nice historical illustrations. No billard shots are shown, neither explained.
231 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
232 France Billard. Etudes, Tactique, Fantaisie Professeur (Firmin) Cassignol La Compagnie Brunswick Française, Paris 1911 About carom billiards: straight rail, fantaisie, balkline with illustrations
233 France La billardomancie ou le caractère de l'homme révélé dans le jeu de billard SUARD Georges,   Imp. Coyart, Paris 1913 The author defines different "characters" and depending on their character explains their way of playing.  Applied psychology let's say.  Not very scientific but fun to read. Second part of the book is about magnetism.
234 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.
235 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.
236 France Manuel Officiel et Pratique des Jeux de Billard Anonymous 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.
237 France Règle du Jeu de Billard  -  ses principes et ses lois  -  principaux coups de  queue -  points à toucher Anonymous Delarue, Paris 1920 Little book about the rules of the game and some diagrams.
238 France Pour être Bon Joueur de Billard René Delys Editions Nilsson, Paris 1920 Little book about carom billiards with about 40 diagrams.
239 France Scrap book of Edmond Derbier Edmond Derbier Edmond Derbier, Paris. 1923 The personal scrap book of Edmond Derbier, a French professional billiard champion. This scrap book consists of news paper articles of Derbier's results in championships.  Every championship is mentioned in a very nicely handwritten title.  At the end some loose articles that are not glued.
240 France Traité de Billard. Etude complète de la série américaine. Fernand Drouet (F) Imprimerie Martin & Vernon, Paris 1923 Straight rail (libre) gathering shots, rail nurse (série américaine), lots of diagrams.
241 France Manuel Officiel et Pratique des Jeux de Billard Anonymous 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. 
242 France La Pratique du Billard Jean Duteil Librairie S. Bornemann, Paris 1929 Very basics about carom billiards, containing 24 diagrams.
243 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.
244 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".
245 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.
246 France La Pratique du Billard Jean Duteil Librairie S. Bornemann, Paris 1931 Very basics about carom billiards, containing 24 diagrams.
247 France Pour Devenir Bon Joueur de Billard René Delys Editions Nilsson, Paris 1931 Basics about carom billiards with 40 illustrations.
248 France Livre d'Or du Billard Professionnel   Société Française d'Encouragement au Billard 1932 View on professional billiard play (in Paris). Results, Académie de Billard, players, records, championships.
249 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".
250 France le billard sport des intellectuels Léon Carreyn Imp. Arts Graphiques Modeernes, Jarville-Nancy 1935 About carom billiards, straight rail and balkline. Many diagrams of 'gathering' shots.  Running lines of the object ball are colored orange.
251 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".
252 France Le Billard Pour Tous. Comment s'organise un tournoi de billard. Mécanisme et réglementation des championnatts départementaux. Anonymous 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.
253 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".
254 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".
255 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.
256 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.
257 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.
258 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.
259 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.
260 France C'est du billard! Clinton Twiss Editions Pierre Horay, Paris 1953 Novel. Story about a roadtrip with his wife and a caravan through the U.S.A.
261 France Billar. Le Massé Edouard Roudil Imprimerie Paul Déhan, Montpellier 1954 "A mon bon ami ... Pappas ….Montpellier …1954 Roudil".  Introduction by Faroux and Cassignol. Explanation about the massé, piqué and fouetté shots.
262 France Ca c'est du billard Ed. Lacy Presses de la Cité, Paris 1955 Detective
263 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.
264 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.
265 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. Name of owner handwritten "Babut du Mares" who also co-authored a book on billiards with Ludo Dielis and Leo Corin.
266 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. Also contains 167 diagrams and illustrations. Conti was one of the last iconic professional carom billiard players. Among the very best of his era and an excellent teacher.  Many consider this book the best tutorial ever written on the game.
267 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.
268 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.
269 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.
270 France Le Code des Jeux Claude Aveline Librairie Hachette 1961 Book of games. Chapter "Jeux d'Adresse": Le Billard p.395-421, Billes et Boules p. 445-467.
271 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.
272 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..
273 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. Soft cover facsimile, ideal for training in the billiard room.
274 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.
275 France Le Billard en trois jours Jean-Paul Nahon (F) Solar, Paris 1975 Basics of the billiard game.  List of French billiard clubs.
276 France Lieutenant Al Wheeler. Ma tête sur le billard. Carter Brown Gallimard 1976 Detective
277 France le billard  Jean-Paul Nahon (F) Solar, Paris 1977 Basics of the carom billiards game explained with the help of illustrations. Contains also  a list of suppliers and French billiard clubs.
278 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.
279 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.
280 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.
281 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.
282 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.
283 France La Série Américaine Beaumont-Delocque Editions Robert Laffont, Paris 1985 Novel about a billiard teacher, his female student and an american player entering in competition.
284 France l'harmonie du billard Francis Connesson (F) 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.
285 France Leçons de Billard Ed. Derbier (F) Editions Bornemann, Paris 1987 Explains how to play straight-rail (libre).  Contains 17 photo's and 106 diagrams.
286 France Le billard et ses Reflexions Jean Marty (F) Edited by author, Paris 1987 Focus on the running lines of object ball or cue ball when hitting one or more cushions. 
287 France Le Billard Willie Hoppe (U.S.) with the collaboration of  Francis Connesson (F) Denoël 1987  
288 France Traité de Billard Roger Rugère (F) Editions Leymarie, Paris 1988 Soft cover. Nice book, very detailed on Libre and Balkline with 100's of figures, also explaining the serie americaine.
289 France Le Billard Jean Salvador Editions De Vecchi, Paris 1989 Material, how to play, different games, rules
290 France Billard à l'étage Michel Quint Calmann-Levy, Paris 1989 Novel with a stranger entering a billiard room and confessing a murder.
291 France Tour de France de la Vie au Grand Air.  Sports - Jeux - Loisirs d'Autrefois et de Toujours Claude Bailhé (F) Editions Milan 1990 Book about the pass-times and sports, with lots of photo's, of the 19th and beginning 20th century.
292 France Théorie Mathématique des Effets du Jeu de Billard Gaspard-Gustave Coriolis (F) Jacques Gabay, Sceaux 1990 Theoretical mathematical study on the effects of the billard game.   Contains 11 unfoldable drawings.
293 France Trois carrés rouges sur fond noir Tonino Benacquista Gallimard, Paris 1990 Detective with Paris' billiard scenes.
294 France Caramboles Carlos Pradal Brocélliande Editions, Paris 1991 Philosophical text and drawings about the game of (French) billiards.  Drawings by the author.
295 France Un Cadavre dans la Salle de Billard (The Body in the Billiard Room) H.R.F. Keating (translated by Denise Meunier) Librairie Arthème Fayard 1991 Detective novel situated in India, Bombay.
296 France Le Billard français. Technique nouvelle. Jack Dupuy (F) 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.
297 France Le Billard. Histoire et Règles du Jeu. Richard Lablée (F) Hatier 1992 Beautiful book on the game of billiards and its history with photo's and graphics on luxury paper.
298 France Le Billard et toutes ses variantes Claude-Marcel Laurent (F) Editions Bornemann 1994 Brief explanation on french billiards in all its forms and some variants.
299 France Le Billard Appris sans Maitre Eugène Mangin (F) Editions Lucas et Vermorel, Lyon 1994 Contains 130 + 16 diagrams with their  respective explanation. Most of the shots are 'rappel' shots used in straight rail carom billiards.
300 France Billard. Conseils et Technique Osvald Mencarini Edited by the author 1994 This is a stenciled version. How to play carom billiards with a focus on straight rail (libre) and balkline (cadre 47/2). Remark: the number of pages mentioned in the index are lower (45 vs 78) than the number of pages this tutorial really counts.
301 France Le Billard Français Georges Vassalo (F) Editions De Vecchi, Paris 1995 Material, how to play, different games, psychology
302 France L'Arme de la vengeance Pascal Mazzini Editions duRocher,  1995 Detective, with a background of bars and billiard rooms
303 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.
304 France Le billard français Jack Dupuy (F)   1996 Very basics of the game.
305 France Le Secret du Billard Jean Marty 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".
306 France Le Billard et ses Vérités Jean Marty (F) Edited by author, Paris 1996 Explaining to the beginner step by step how to approach the game.
307 France Manuel de billard français Bernard Cassiau, Jack Dupuy (F) Editions Bornemann, Paris 1997 600 figures and 36 photo's on the basics, technique and conception of billiards.
308 France Le billard américain et le 8 Pool Richard Lablée (F) Bornemann, Paris 1997 Basics on Pool billards
309 France Le Billard Tombeau Claude Berard Les Editions Osmondes, Paris 1998 Detective, a body is found in a billiard table.
310 France J'apprends le Billard. Les Points de rappel. Laurent Guenet  Edited by author 1998 Straight rail. About 140 diagrams how to gather the balls together.
311 France J'Apprends le Billard. Vol. 1  Les Bases Fondamentales. Laurent Guenet  Edited by author, Fer à Cheval, Collonges sous Salève 1998 Basics of French Billards technique.
312 France J'Apprends le Billard. Vol. 2  Les Points de Rappel. Laurent Guenet  Edited by author, Fer à Cheval, Collonges sous Salève 1998 Focus on rappel.
313 France J'Apprends le Billard. Vol. 2  Les Points de Rappel. Laurent Guenet  Edited by author, Fer à Cheval, Collonges sous Salève 1998 Focus on rappel.
314 France J'Apprends le Billard. Vol. 3  J'apprends le Billard Americain Laurent Guenet  Edited by author, Fer à Cheval, Collonges sous Salève 1998 Focus on pool.
315 France Le billard. Règles et variantes. Richard Lablée (F) Editions Bornemann, Paris 1998 Brief explanation on french billiards in all its forms and some variants.
316 France 3 Bandes et + Stéphane Nole with the collaboration of Richard Bitalis (F) Edited by Author 1998 Technical manual on the game of 3-cushion
317 France Les guides du Billard. Choisir et Entretenir son Matériel Xavier Carrer Kozoom Multimedia, Toulouse 1998 Book about how to maintain the billiard table, cloth, cue.
318 France la symphonie du billard Francis Connesson (F) 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.
319 France Partie de Billard Fabien Laze, Olivier Lecerf 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.
320 France Meurtres à la Table de Billard (The billiard table murders) Glen Baxter Hoebeke, Paris 2000 Detective, a mix between a novel and a comic album.
321 France Le Billard Français. L'art et la manière du point de rappel. Stephane Nole (F) Edited by author 2000 Focus on rappel.
322 France Le Billard Français. L'art et la manière du point de rappel. Stephane Nole (F) Edited by author 2000 Focus on rappel.
323 France La Couleur inconnue Jacques Gélat José Corti, Paris 2001 Story about the "académie du grand billard central", Le Central, in Paris, one of the iconic billiard rooms in the city.
324 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.
325 France       Billards                                           Billard français, snooker, pool billard américain, 8 pool anglais Jean Marty (jr) (F) Editions du Garde-Temps, Paris 2002 Beautiful book about french billiards, snooker, pool.  Lots of beautiful photo's, pictures and figures.
326 France Billiard blues Maxence Fermine Albin Michel, Paris 2003 Novel with a mix of billiards, blues and jazz. Willie Hoppe playing Al Capone.
327 France Le Carrom ou Billard indien Richard Lablée (F) 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.
328 France Le Billard Français. La série à portée de main. Stephane Nole (F) Edited by author 2003 Lots of figures on Libre and Balkline.  Focus on controlling the balls at the head of the table.
329 France J'Apprends le Billard                       Vol. 4  La série - Jeu du tiers Laurent Guenet  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.
330 France J'Apprends le Billard                       Vol. 5  La série - Jeu du tiers Laurent Guenet  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.
331 France J'Apprends le Billard - Vol. 5  La série - Jeu du tiers Laurent Guenet  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.
332 France J'Apprends le Billard.Vol. 4  La série - Jeu du tiers Laurent Guenet  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.
333 France Billard, Théorie du jeu Régis Petit (F) Chiron, Paris 2004 Physics of the billiard game
334 France Jouer Autrefois Elisabeth Belmas (F) Champ Vallon 2006 Essai sur le jeu dans la France moderne (XVI - XVIII Siècle). Essay on games in modern France.  (16th-18th century)  
335 France Académie de billard                          Un dernier regard Jean-Claude Carrière, Benoît Rajau (F) 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.
336 France J'Apprends le Billard                       Vol. 6  Le Cadre - Jeu de Série Laurent Guenet  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."
337 France Les fondamentaux du billard Carambole (français) Marc Massé, Louis Edelin (F) Editions Amphora, Paris 2010 Detailed book on the technique and figures of French billiards.  Graphically very nice book.  Pleasure to work with.
338 France Les fondamentaux du billard Carambole (français) Marc Massé, Louis Edelin (F) Editions Amphora, Paris 2010 Detailed book on the technique and figures of French billiards.  Graphically very nice book.  Pleasure to work with.
339 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.
340 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.
341 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.
342 France Autour du billard Robert Albouker Gallimard 1992 - 1993 History and anecdotes of the game of billiard.
343 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.
344 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.
345 France Traité Populaire du Jeu de Billard J. Arnous de Rivière (F) E. Flammarion, paris ND  
346 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.
347 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
348 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.
349 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 Anonymous A l'Ange Gardien. Paul Bougrier, Rennes   The rules of different kind of billiard games explained.
350 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;
351 France Les Accros du Billard Dobritz Editions Bleu Turquoise   Book with about 60 caricatures around the game of billiards by Dobritz
352 France Traité de Billard Fernand Drouet (F) Sport Billard   Study of the game of billiard.  Rappel and serie americaine.
353 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.
354 France Traité Populaire du Jeu de Billard J. Arnous de Rivière (F) Ernest Flammarion, Paris   No dates mentioned.  
355 France                          Le Croquet                      Le Badminton Le Billard de Pelouse Jean Perrot S. Bornemann, Paris   Little book, mainly on the game of "croquet".
356 France J'Apprends le Billard. Vol. 1  Les Bases Fondamentales. Laurent Guenet  Edited by author   Basics of French Billards technique, straight rail. Stance, trajectory of the balls, english, basic shots. Well explained with the help of many drawings and diagrams.
357 France J'Apprends le Billard. Vol. 2  Les Points de Rappel. Laurent Guenet  Edited by author   Focus on rappels, straight rail.  Many figures and diagrams, clearly explained.
358 France Leçons de Billard Robert Mortier (F) La Compagnie Brunswick Française, Paris   Technique and figures for Libre
359 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.
360 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.
361 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 Anonymous Joh. Adam Stein und Gabriel Nicolaus Raspe, Nürnberg 1745 Extract : 5 pages about billiards and pin billiards (Kegelspiel)
362 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 Simon Witgeest 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.
363 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 Simon Witgeest 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.
364 Germany Betrachtungen über die Sittlichkeit der Vergnügungen Martin Ehlers Flensburg und Leipzig in der Kortenschen Buchhandlung 1779 Extract p. 119 - 141. Philosophical view on games, some thaughts about the "Kegelspiel", pins billiards.
365 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 pin billiards.
366 Germany Spiel-Almanach, 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.  
367 Germany Das neue Königliche l'Hombre nebst einer gründlichen Anweisung wie Quadrille, Cinquille, Piquet, …. das Billard, Pielkentafel, … Anonymous Herold un Wahlstab, Lüneburg 1798 Only facsimile of the billiards chapter: 202-229. (Billard, Pielkentafel, Kriegspiel - Jeu de la Guerre)
368 Germany Neuester Spielalmanach für das Jahr 1801.  Julius Cäsar Julius Cäsar, Berlin 1801 Extract: Pages 303 - 367 about billiards, the rules of several billiard games.
369 Germany Spiele zur Uebung  und Erholung des Körpers und Geistes für die Jugend, ihre Erzieher und alle Freunde unschuldiger Jugendfreuden Gutsmuths Im Verlage der Buchhandlung der Erziehungsanstalt,  Schnepfenthal 1802 Real/full name of the author: Guts Muths, Johann Christoph Friedrich. Extract: Pages 168-185, rules of some billiard games.
370 Germany Unterricht im Billardspiel oder die Kunst in wenig Zeit ein musterhafter Billardspieler zu werden Johann Carl Möley Edited by the author, Leipzig 1812 Rules of the billiard games played in that era.
371 Germany Gesetze des Billard-Clubs   Hannover 1817 The rules of a billiard club explained in 7 chapters and 70 articles.
372 Germany Neuester Spielalmanac von ABENSTEIN G.W. Ed. G. Hayn, Berlin 1820 Only the billiard parts has been copied i.e. pages 368 - 397 out of a total of 420. Rules of the games played in that era.
373 Germany Neuester Spiel-Taschenbuch oder gründlicher Unterricht für praktischen Erlernung de Karten-, Billard-, Schach- und andere Spiele J.F. Müller Ebner, Ulm 1830 Extract: Pages 13-78 about several billiard games.
374 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.
375 Germany Encyclopädie der Spiele enthaltend alle bekannten Karten-, Bret, Kegel-, Billard-, Ball-, Würfel-Spiele und Schach. L. Von Alvensleben Verlag von Otto Wigand, Leipzig 1853 Extract: pages 48 - 109 about billiards. Hisotry of the game, the rules about 35 different billiard games explained and a glossarium.  
376 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.
377 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 pin billiards and its rules.
378 Germany Illustriertes Familien-Spielbuch Dr. Jan Daniel Georgens, Jeanne Marie Georgens Otto Spamer, Leipzig und Berlin 1882 Extract of the billiards part : p.369-400. History, basics and rules of the different games played at the time.
379 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.
380 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".
381 Germany Das Billardbuch Bogumil Verlag von J.J. Weber, Leipzig 1895 Detailed book on the history, physics and figures of billards.
382 Germany Billards-Studien nebst einer Anleitung zum Selbstunterricht im Billardspiel C.J. German C. Troemer's, Freiburg 1896 The paper of the book is rather fragile.  Never read because most pages are not cut. Quite scientific appraoch. All illustrations are put together after the numbered pages. Detailed drawings.
383 Germany Billards-Studien nebst einer Anleitung zum Selbstunterricht im Billardspiel C.J. German C. Troemer's, Freiburg 1896 Quite scientific approach. All illustrations are put together after the numbered pages. Detailed drawings. 64 plates, each with several figures/diagrams.
384 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.
385 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.
386 Germany Buch der Spiele. Encyclopädie sämtlicher bekannten Spiele un Unterhaltungsweisen für alle Kreise. Alban von Hahn Verlag und Druck von Otto Spamer, Leipzig 1899 Extract of the billiards part : p. 327 - 354. Basics and rules of many billiard games.
387 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.
388 Germany Leitfaden zur Elernung des Karambolspiels. Mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Seriespiels. Hans Niedermayr Edited by the author, München 1903 This book is about carom billiards: introduction, stance, cue handling, massé shot, building series and explanation about the different types of carom billiards.  Explained with the help of 122 illustrations/diagrams/b&w photos.
389 Germany Das Billiardspiel, seine leichte und schnelle Erlernung Erich Wagner Hugo Steinitz, Berlin,  1904 Introduction to the game of French (carom) billiards with 76 diagrams, among which lots of "rappel" strokes i.e. the queue ball hitting the object ball in such a manner that the queue ball caroms the third ball and the object balls ends near the queue ball and the third ball in order to facilitate the next shots.
390 Germany Woerz' Billardbuch   Verlag von Albert Goldschmitt, Berlin 1904 Detailed book about carom billiards. Contains 151 diagrams and some photos.
391 Germany Die Kunst des Billard-Spiels. Eine Anleitung um Meister in Carambolage-Spiel zu werden. Charles Achard S. Modes Verlag, Berlin 1907 Basics about carom billiards with 35 diagrams.
392 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"
393 Germany Methodische Anleitung zur Elernung des kunstgerechten Billardspiels Anton Kalfas Verlag der Hofbuchhandlung Friedrich Gutsch, Karlsruhe 1909 Basics about carom billiards with 32 diagrams/illustrations
394 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."
395 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".
396 Germany Bibliothek für Sport und Spiel         Das Billard-Spiel Franz Kübel Grethlein & Co, Leipzig 1910 Book on straight-rail.
397 Germany Das Billard-Spiel. Theoretische und praktische Anleitung zum Selbstunterricht. Franz Kübel Grethlein & Co, Leipzig 1910 This book is mainly about straight rail carom billiards. Also some other game's rules are explained like pin billiards. 103 illustrations in total.
398 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.
399 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.
400 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.
401 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 pins (Kegelspiel) containing about 60 diagrams. Last pages of the book lists all other books of the editor.
402 Germany Kleine Billardschule Georg Kerkau Gottfried Kerkau. Grethlein & Co. GMBH, Leipzig. 1920 Sport und Spiel MB 40.  Carom billiards with 86 illustrations, among which some b&w photos.
403 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.
404 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.
405 Germany Das Billardspiel. Ein theorethischer 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.
406 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.
407 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".
408 Germany Woerz' Billardbuch   Sportverlag, Berlin 1925 Detailed book about carom billiards. Contains 150 diagrams.
409 Germany Woerz' Billardbuch - Praktische Anleitung zur Erlernung des Karambole-Spieles Mit 150 Illustrationen   Sportverlag, Berlin 1925 Detailed book about carom billiards. Contains 150 diagrams.
410 Germany Kleine Billardschule E. Huhle Siegbert Schnurpfeil Verlag, Leipzig 1927 Basics about carom billiards with 22 diagrams.
411 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.
412 Germany Das Billardspiel E. Huhle Friedrich M. Hörhold-Verlag, Leipzig 1937 Basics about carom billiards.  35 illustrations. Kleine Bücherei für Jedermann Nr. 2075-2077.
413 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.
414 Germany Das Billardspiel Georg Seischab Lehrmeister - Bücherei Nr; 1290. Albrecht Philler Verlag, Minden 1955 The book contains 43 diagrams and pictures.  Explains mainly the type of shots one can play in billiards.  With some additional explanation about the balkline game, the pin game, the Russian game and the Preferenz game.
415 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 pins game 'Billardkegelsport".  Edited in East Germany, DDR at the time.
416 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.
417 Germany Das Billardspiel (Miniatur Bibliothek) Wilhelm Schwarzer Friedrich M. Hörhold Verlag, Hildesheim 1956 Basics of carom billiards explained.
418 Germany Das Rezept Walter Lütgehetmann Kiesewetter & CO., Heidelberg-Rohrbach 1957 Basic explanation of carom billiards. No diagrams.
419 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."
420 Germany Billard Walter Leffringhausen Sportverlag, Berlin 1966 Detailed book on carom billiards, lots of figures and photo's.
421 Germany Kleine Billardschule Gerhard Rühm J. L. Pllaf's Buchhandling, Wien 1968  
422 Germany Das Billardspiel                               Eine Einführung mit 60 Abbildungen im Text Georg Seischab Albrecht Philler Verlag, Minden 1971 Book on straight rail, with some explanation on pool at the back end.
423 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.
424 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.
425 Germany Billard, Von den Grundbegriffen bis zur Perfektion Udo W. Wolff Heyne Bücher, München 1977 Mainly on the basics of Libre but also explains other forms and types of the game.
426 Germany Das Billardspiel Georg Seischab Albrecht Philler Verlag, Minden 1979 Book mainly about carom billiards and a smaller part about snooker. 60 diagrams.
427 Germany Exil oder Der braune Salon Helmut Eisendle (G) 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.
428 Germany Billard Folker Kraus - Weysser Humboldt, München 1982 Mixed introduction on the game of billiards treating all games and basic techniques.
429 Germany Billard, lernen und spielen Folker Kraus - Weysser 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.
430 Germany Pool-Billard M. Bach, K.-W. Kühn Falken-Verlag, Niedernhausen/Ts 1983 Book about the basics of pool.
431 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.
432 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.
433 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.
434 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.
435 Germany Carrom. Das Lehr- und Ubungsbuch für den Carrom-Sport - vom Anfänger bis zum Experten. Gilbert Langley Mathiasz, Marina Rose 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).
436 Germany Billard, Karambolage und Poolbillard Regeln und Techniken Hartmut Huff Bastei - Lübbe, Bergisch Gladbach 1989 Introduction on French billards and pool.
437 Germany Labyrinth und Billard Friedhelm Häring 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. 
438 Germany Billard Pierre Ponsing Walter Rau Verlag, Düsseldorf 1991 Basics on the game of billiards in general.  Even a word on poker ;-).
439 Germany Billard Walter Leffringhausen Sportverlag, Berlin 1992  
440 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    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).
441 Germany Billard. Grundstösse, Viertelbillard und Freie Partie. Dr. Heinz Stingl 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.
442 Germany Gewinnen beim Carambol-Billard Heinrich Weingartner (Austrian) Walter Rau Verlag, Düsseldorf 1993 General introduction to straight rail and balkline with diagrams and photo's also explaining stance and stroke.
443 Germany Billard. Pool, Snooker, Karambol. Regeln, Technik, Geschichte. Franz Schiffer 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.
444 Germany Billard In zehn Schritten zum Erfolg Klaus Hose/Rolf Kalb sportinform Verlag, München 1994 Handles carom billiards, pool & snooker in ten steps in order to improve your skills.  Contains many diagrams. Ex-library.
445 Germany Billard. Pool, Snooker, Karambol. Regeln, Technik, Geschichte Franz Schiffer 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.
446 Germany Homo Ludens- Der spielende Mensch 6 Günther G. Bauer 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.
447 Germany Bibliographie Der Spielbücher des 15. bis 18. Jahrhunderts - Erster Band : 1473 - 1700 Manfred Zollinger 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."
448 Germany Billard                                       Carambol Pool Snooker Walter Leffringhausen, Jens Noelte Sportverlag, Berlin 1996 Book on French billiards, pool and snooker.
449 Germany Billard für Fortgeschrittene. Cadre, Einband, Dreiband, Kunststoss Dr. Heinz Stingl 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.
450 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, pin billiards, pool and snooker.
451 Germany Bil.lard [biljart] Bruno Bräsig, Klaus Puth Tomus Verlag, München 2001 Funny German dictionary on words used in the game of billiards, pool, snooker
452 Germany Das Billardspiel                                  Eine Bibliographie Dieter Haase 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".
453 Germany Billard, verständlich gemacht Rolf Kalb Copress Verlag, München 2001 Introduction on the game of billiards in general.
454 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.
455 Germany Modernes Pool                       Techniken un Training Ralph Eckert Litho-Verlag e.K. 2003 Detailed book on the needed material, different types of pool, strokes and how to approach the game.
456 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.
457 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.
458 Germany Faszination Dreiband                  Grundlagen, Technik, Mentaltraining Andreas Efler (Austrian) 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.
459 Germany Handbuch des Billardspiels - Dreiband -     Band 1 Dr. Gerhard Hüpper (G) 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.
460 Germany Der Klang der Kugeln   Ingo Cesaro. Corvinus Presse Berlin 2005 108 haikus (amm in German) by 89 women authors from 12 countries about billiards with 6 linocuts
461 Germany Billard-Europameisterschaften Teil 1 1925 -1960  Robert Richter Robert Richter, Essen 2006 Results of all European Championships carom billiards, individual play.  Men 1925 - 2002.  Women 1985 - 2002.  Junior players 1971 - 2002.
462 Germany Billard-Europameisterschaften Teil 2 1961-1975 Robert Richter Robert Richter, Essen 2006 Results of all European Championships carom billiards, individual play.  Men 1925 - 2002.  Women 1985 - 2002.  Junior players 1971 - 2002.
463 Germany Handbuch des Billardspiels - Dreiband -     Zweiter Band Dr. Gerhard Hüpper (G) 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.
464 Germany Big Points Andreas Efler (Austrian) Litho Verlag, Wolfhagen 2009 Book on about 300 special, sometimes very difficult 3-cushion positions and solutions
465 Germany Big Points Andreas Efler (Austrian) Litho Verlag, Wolfhagen 2010 Book on about 300 special, sometimes very difficult 3-cushion positions and solutions
466 Germany Richtig Billard Andreas Huber (G) BLV, München 2011 Mainly about pool, lot's of colourful photo's.
467 Germany Kaffeehausgeschichten aus dem alten Dresden Andreas Them 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?
468 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.
469 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.
470 Germany Gründlicher Unterricht und Regeln des Billard-Spieles Anton Baumann 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.
471 Germany Tuschvermeiden im Dreiband. Band 1. Quarten, Verkehrte Quarten; Andreas Efler  Litho-Verlag e.K. 2015 How to avoid kisses in 3-cushion billiards. About 200 diagrms with detailed explanations.
472 Germany Tuschvermeiden im Dreiband. Band 2. Quinten; Andreas Efler  Litho-Verlag e.K. 2016 How to avoid kisses in 3-cushion billiards. About 200 diagrms with detailed explanations.
473 Germany Tuschvermeiden im Dreiband. Band 3. Kur_Lang-Kurz. Lang-Lang-Kurz. Umkehrer. B 2 press an derBande un andere mit Testprogramm Andreas Efler  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.
474 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.
475 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.
476 Germany Billard - Carambol, Pool, Snooker, Kegelbillard Heinrich Weingartner (Austrian) Verlag - Perlen - Reihe, Wien - München - Zürich ND  
477 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".
478 Germany Miniatur Bibliothek 451/452. Das Billardspiel. Anonymous Verlag für Kunst und Wissenschaft, Albert Otto Paul, Leipzig   Little book about the game of carom billiards with some diagrams.
479 Germany Miniatur Bibliothek 451-452 - Das Billardspiel. Anonymous Verlag für Kunst und Wissenschaft, Albert Otto Paul, Leipzig   Little book about the game of carom billiards with some diagrams.
480 Germany Miniatur Bibliothek 889 - Systematischer Unterricht im Billardspiel - Die amerikanische Serie Anonymous 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.
481 Germany Systematischer Unterricht im Billardspiel. Die amerikanische Serie. (Miniatur Bibliothek Nr. 889) Anonymous Friedrich M. Hörhold Verlag, Leipzig   Explains how to execute the "American series" with 52 figures.  Mainly about straight rail, some on balkline.
482 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.
483 Germany Kleine Billardschule E. Huhle Verlag von Gerth, Laeisz & Co, Hamburg   Basics about carom billiards.  25 illustrations.
484 Greece  (Le billard français) Stekas F. Piké, Athens 1991 This book handles the history and basics of carom billiards.  Besides diagrams, the 2nd half contains many b&w photos which can be helpful how to position thebody and handle the cue the right way.
485 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.
486 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".
487 Hungary A Billiárdjáték Kézikönyve Pap Jakab Delta Könyvkiadóvállalat, Budapest 1937 Hungarian book about carom billiards. Contains 120 diagrams.
488 Hungary Spiele und Unterhaltung im alten Europa Walter Endrei 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.
489 Hungary Karambol A Zöld Asztalon Szabadi Laszlo 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 ;-).
490 India La Maison Academique contenant les jeux Du Picquet, Du Hoc, Du Tric-Trac, Du Hoca, De la Guerre, De la Paulme.    Facsimile Publisher, Delhi. (Claude Langlois, Mathieu Liberal, Lyon) 1674 Pages 147 - 156 about the game of billiards and la guerre.  Only the rules of these games are explained. Good quality reprint.
491 India Precision Billiards R.M. Geyer Edited by the author, Mussoorie 1928 Roy Geyer was the amateur champion of India in 1928. This book is most about how the psychology works in the game of English billiards and how to become a better player.  At the end also a number of shots and tactics are explained.
492 India Teaching & Coaching Billiards Tom Aiken Lokesh Tani Sports Publication, Delhi 1998 Reprint of Tom Aiken's book aobut English billiards, beginning of the 20th century.
493 India Skills & Tactics. Billiards. Lokesh Tani Sports Publications, New Delhi 2003 Introduction to English billiards.
494 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-pin (cinque birilli). Contains 79 diagrams. Last 31 pages contains list of books published by editor.
495 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.
496 Italy Il Giuoco del Biliardo (La Carambola) G. Brunatti Prossi Casa Editrice Sonzogno, Milan 1906 Biblioteca del Popolo. Volume 401. Little book about carom billiards, straight rail. 118 shots illustrated and explained, mostly "rappel" shots, bringing the 3 balls together.
497 Italy Il Biliardo Jacopo Gelli (I) Ulrico Hoepli, Milano 1906 Book handling all aspects of billiards played in Italy, 5 pins 'cinque birilli', containing 80 diagrams. 66 pages at the end listing all books published by the editor.
498 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.
499 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 pins.  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.
500 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 pins, with and without pockets, with 2, 3 or more balls, with a cue or played with your hands. Nice photo's.  Welcome in Italy!
501 Italy Il biliardo Vol. 1 Vincenzo Testa  Luigi Reverdito Editore, Trento 1975 Explains the billiards game "cinque birilli" 5 pins that is so popular in Italy.  The book contains many b&w photos and hand drawn diagrams.
502 Italy Sistema del diamante - Angolo 50.   Doublel Team, Vinovo-Torino 1980 Explanation of the 3-cushion diamond system.
503 Italy Il biliardo Vol. 2: Le boccette; Le specialità anglo-sassoni; La goriziana Vincenzo Testa  Luigi Reverdito Editore, Trento 1983  
504 Italy Il biliardo: Le boccette; Le specialità anglo-sassoni; La goriziana Vincenzo Testa  Luigi Reverdito Editore, Trento 1983  
505 Italy manuale di biliardo Luigi Lamparelli 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.
506 Italy Biliardo da Manuale per il principiante e il professionista Philippe Malsert (F) Siad Edizioni, Milan 1984 Treats all aspects of carom billiards with some explanation on pool. 100 diagrams.
507 Italy Il biliardo Volume Primo: L'italiana Vincenzo Testa  Luigi Reverdito Editore, Trento 1984  
508 Italy Il Biliardo Moderno Luigi Ceron, Giorgio Colombo Gremese Editore, Roma 1987 Book about Italian billiards, 5 birilli/pins. Lots of b&w photos & illustrations.
509 Italy Il Bigliardo per tutti Luigi Lamparelli, Luigi Ceron Gremese Editore, Roma 1987 Book about boccette, 5 birilli, carom billiards and snooker with a focus on the games popular in Italy. Also the rules of boccette and 5 birilli have been added. Lots of (color) photos, diagrams and illustrations.  Explanation of the massé shot.
510 Italy Il Bigliardo Da Campioni. Teoria, Pratica e…"Bigliardosofia". Luigi Lamparelli, Luigi Ceron Gremese Editore, Roma 1988 This book treats many aspects of billiard games. Mainly about 5 birilli. Many illustrations e.g. diagrams but also color photos.
511 Italy Il Biliardo                                               La Bagatella e il Giuoco delle Bocce Jacopo Gelli (I) Instituto Editioriale Cisalpino - Goliardica, Milano 1989 Good quality reprint of the original 4th and improved edition from 1924, edited by Hoepli.
512 Italy Il Gioco del Biliardo. Regole e Strategie.  Lamberto Antonelli Casa Editrice Roberto Napoleane S.r.l., Roma 1990 Explaining the rules of several billiard games.  Main topic is the Italian 5 pin game, "cinque birilli".  Also a short explantion about the diamond system.
513 Italy Il Biliardo: sport e spettacolo Vincenzo Testa  Luigi Reverdito Editore, Trento 1990  
514 Italy giochiamo a biliardo e bocette Luigi Lamparelli 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.
515 Italy Il Nuovo Biliardo - Teoria e pratica Luigi Lamparelli, Luigi Ceron 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.
516 Italy Il Bigliardo. La teoria e la pratica. Luigi Lamparelli Gremese Editore, Roma 1994 This book is mainly about the Italian variants of carom billiards, with the 5 pins.  The book contains many color photos and diagrams and illustrations.
517 Italy Corso Completo Di Biliardo Angelo Galimberti De Vecchi Editore, Milano 1995  
518 Italy Il Manuale Di Biliardo   Grandmelo, Roma 1996  
519 Italy Il Fascino el Biliardo Tonino Virgili   2000 Book about cinque birilli.  Contains many colored diagrams. No mentioning of editor, date, …
520 Italy Il Biliardo Pro. Come migliolare le proprie prestazioni con le techniche e le strategie dei professionisti. Bob Henning Gremese, Roma 2005 Explains how to approach the game of (pool) billiards.  Also handles the mental, emotional and strategy aspects.
521 Italy Il Biliardi Universale Fabio Margutti (I) Aracne Editrice, Roma 2005 This book handles several systems to calculate the trajectory of the balls.  As well usefull for 5 pins as for carom games and other.
522 Italy Biliardo da Manuale per il principiante e il professionista Girolamo Sansosti Gremese, Roma 2008  
523 Italy Il Biliardo Italiana Cinque Birilli       manuale di biliardo Pietro Piazza (I) Marsala, Cefalù 2008 This book has lots of nice illustrations on the game of billiards and in particular on playing the 5 pins game, "cinque birilli".
524 Italy CORSO DI AVVIAMENTO AL BILIARDO SPORTIVO - STORIA, NOZIONI BASE, TECNICA - Pino Di Corrado C.S.B. La Biglia, Modica 2008 History of the game, basics, focus on 5 birilli but also other games are briefly explained, quotes.  Colored illustrations.
525 Italy Manuale Tecnico e Didattico del Biliardo Sportivo. Appunti da lezioni di biliardo. Francesco Fermi, Angelo Schiavi Fibis. Ingraf, Milano. 2009 Very detailed explanation of the Italian "5 birilli" game.  All aspects of the game are treated.  Lots of systems are explained which are also interesting for carom and pocket billiard players. High quality print with 100's of colored illustrations. 
526 Italy Biliardo da Manuale per il principiante e il professionista Girlamo Sansosti (I) Gremese, Roma 2011 Detailed explanation about the technique and theory of the game, cinque birilli, also valuable for carom players.
527 Italy Emicrana e Biliardo. Viaggio tra neuroscienze, emicrania e sport (con un pizzico di filosofia) Ezio Del Ponte Pietro Pintore Editore, Torino 2013  
528 Italy Corso base di biliardo internazionale per la scuola secondaria di secondo grado  Mauro Lanza Federazione Italian Biliardo Sportivo, Milano 2015 The basics of billiards explained ina very detailed way: history, stance, cue, balls, english, physics, and systems to be used in 5 birilli (but that are also interesting for other billiard games. 100's of color photo's and illustrations.
529 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
530 Italy Scuola di Biliardo Illustrata. Volume Primo: Fondamentali e Sistemi. Maurizio Cavalli Dugan, Milano   Billiard basics, detailed explanation about stance and how to hold the cue, deamond systme, international rules of the 5-pins game/
531 Japan New Technique of Billiards TABE Takashi Nippan Kokusho Shuppan, Osaka 1933 This book is about carom billiards. Contains many diagrams.
532 Japan Billiard Classroom. From 4 Balls to Tricks TOMIYAMA Toshiyuki Tuschiya Shoten 1989 This book is mainly about the 4-ball game (pocketless billiard).  The book holds many b&w photos and diagrams.
533 Japan Shimida Akio's Fast Improvements at Billiards SHIMIDA Akio Shoten, Tokyo 1995 The book contains many diagrams about the games of pocket and carom billiards.  Also cushion systems are explained.. Also contains color photos.
534 Japan An Introduction to Billiards Sho Akagaki Ed. Kinensha 1995 This book treats as pool, 4-ball as carom billiards, as well straight rail, balkline and 3-cushion billiards and some systems. 100's of illustrations and b&w photos.
535 Japan An Introduction to Billiards. Technics and Practice Method WAKAMATSU Kazuo Seibido Sports Series 1996 Introduction to many flavors of the billiard game: snooker, carom among which straight rail, balkline & 3-cushion billiards, and pocket billiards.  Contains 100's of diagrams and a number of color photos.
536 Japan An Introduction to Billiards KOIKE Kyoko Yuki Shobo 1997 This book handles 4-ball, carom billiards, some 3-cushion billiards and pool.  100's of illustrations: figures, diagrams, b&w photos.
537 Japan Billiards Sho Akagaki Seibido Sports Series 1997 Different types of billiard games explained with the help of illustrations and diagrams like pool, carom billiards, some 3-cushion systems etc.
538 Japan (Billiards: 9 Ball, 4 Ball, 3-Cushion, Snooker)       Handles as well snooker, pool and carom billiards.  Many diagrams and b&w photos.  Some photos of Kobayashi the former 3-cushion world champion.
539 Luxemburg Fantaisie Classique                   Extraits des Règlements internationaux publiés à l'issue de l'Assemblée Générale de Luxembourg - 1950   U.I.F.A.B. 1950  
540 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.
541 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.
542 Luxemburg CEB Report 1990/91 CEB Conféderation Européenne de Billard, Dudelange 1991 Overview of French Billiards in Europe of the 1990/1991 season.
543 Luxemburg CEB Report 1990/91 CEB Conféderation Européenne de Billard, Dudelange 1991 Overview of Carom Billiards in Europe of the 1990/91 season.
544 Luxemburg CEB Report 1992/93 CEB Conféderation Européenne de Billard, Dudelange 1992 Overview of Carom Billiards in Europe of the 1992/93 season.
545 Luxemburg CEB Report 1994/1995 CEB Conféderation Européenne de Billard, Bivange 1995 Overview of French Billiards in Europe of the 1994/1995 season.
546 Mexico El Nuevo Billarista Practico Fred M. Guiol The Murphy Advertising Service, Mexico 1909 This book is mainly about "rappel" strokes in carom billiards with nice diagrams depicting the trajectories of both cue ball and object balls towards ball 3.  A separate chapter at the end about the rules of the game.
547 Mexico El Nuevo Billarista Practico Fred M. Guiol The Murphy Advertising Service, Mexico 1909 This book is mainly about "rappel" strokes in carom billiards with nice diagrams depicting the trajectories of both cue ball and object balls towards ball 3.  A separate chapter at the end about the rules of the game.
548 Mexico Sea Usted Campeon De Billar Carlos Enriquez, J. Mallorqui El Libro Popular 1955 Basics about carom billiards.
549 Mexico Manual de billar Raul Gtz. Arce Gomez Gomez Hnos, San Lorenzo 1970 Basics about carom billiards and some pool at the end of the book.
550 Mexico Fundamentos para el juego de Billar José M. Alvarez Asociados Mexicanos, Mexico 1980 The author starts explaining different kind of billiard games.  Then focus is onstraight rail and 3-cushion billiards with lots of diagrams.
551 Mexico Fundamentos para el juego de Billar Jose M. Alvarez Edamex, Mexico 1989 The book handles carom billiards in a general way.  Contains 86 diagrams.
552 Mexico Historia del Billar en Mexico a Travez de los Anos. José Senderovich Maya Edited by the author 1989 History of billiards in Mexico with the explanation of the games played in Mexico. Largest chapter is about Joe Chamaco.
553 Mexico Billar, México Siglo XXI Luis Gamboa Editorial PAC, S.A. de C.V., Colonia San Rafael, Mexico City 1994 Many systems and 100's of diagrams handling all aspects of 3-cushion billiards.
554 Mexico Medio Siglo. Historia del billar de Mexico Jesus Diaz Diaz Edited by the author 2000 Mexican history of billiards of the 20th century, results, players.
555 Mexico De la frontera de las 1300 hasta el promedio infinito. Como alcanzar el alto rendimiento en el deporte del billar. Dr. Marco Antonio Arreola Luna Impreso en Simbolos Corporativos S.A. de C.V., Guadalajara 2006 The author is a physician and treats subjects as movement, nutrition, general health, addictions, psychology in order to explain how to become a better player. Also contains the global rules of carom billiards.
556 Mexico El billar no es de vagos            Ciencia, juego y diversion Carlos Bosch Fondo de Cultura Economica, Mexico 2009 Book on the mathematical aspects of the billiard game.
557 Mexico El billar no es de vagos            Ciencia, juego y diversion Carlos Bosch Fondo de Cultura Economica, Mexico 2009 Book on the mathematical aspects of the billiard game.
558 Mexico Sistemas para el juego de billar a tres bandas, Vol. 1 Jesus H. Gallegos Rosas  Imp. Mariscal 2011 3-cushion systems : the classic diamond system and plus system (LSLL)
559 Mexico Sistemas para el juego de billar a tres bandas, Vol. 2 Jesus H. Gallegos Rosas  Imp. Mariscal 2011 3-cushion systems 
560 Mexico Sistemas para el juego de billar a tres bandas, Vol. 3 Jesus H. Gallegos Rosas  Imp. Mariscal 2011 3-cushion systems 
561 Netherlands Divertissemens Innocens contenant les Règles du Jeu des Echets, du Billard, de la Paume, du Palle-Mail, et du Trictrac Anonymous 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).
562 Netherlands Divertissemens Innocens contenant les Règles du Jeu des Echets, du Billard, de la Paume, du Palle-Mail, et du Trictrac Anonymous 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).
563 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. Anonymous 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.
564 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. Anonymous 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. 
565 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. Anonymous 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".
566 Netherlands De Billard, Kluchtspel G. van der Groe Edited by the author, Amsterdam 1731 Theater comedy in verses about the game of billiards and the people who play it. Situated at the home of a billiard teacher, Meester Jan. The pupils are named after one of their specific characteristics.
567 Netherlands La plus Nouvelle Academie Universelle Des Jeux, ou Divertissemens Innocens  Anonymous Arkste' E & Merkus, Amsterdam & Leipzig 1752 Extract: Pages 358-376 about billiards, the rules of the game.
568 Netherlands Académie Universelle Des Jeux, avec des instructions faciles pour aprendre à les bien jouer. Anonymous 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".
569 Netherlands Académie Universelle Des Jeux, avec des instructions faciles pour aprendre à les bien jouer. Anonymous 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".
570 Netherlands Académie Universelle Des Jeux, avec des instructions faciles pour aprendre à les bien jouer. Nouvelle Edition - Première Partie. Anonymous Amsterdam 1758 Pages 1-14 of the second part of the book about the game of billiards
571 Netherlands Académie Universelle Des Jeux, avec des instructions faciles pour aprendre à les bien jouer. Nouvelle Edition - Première Partie. Anonymous Amsterdam 1758 Extract: Pages 1-14 of the second part of the book about the game of billiards.
572 Netherlands Académie Universelle des Jeux contenant les règles de tous les Jeux, avec les Instructions faciles pour apprendre à les bien jouer. Anonymous 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.
573 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 Anonymous 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.
574 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 Anonymous 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".
575 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 Anonymous Chez D.J. Changuion. T. Van Harrevelt. A Amsterdam/ 1786 Rules of the games played in that era. Tric-Trac, Chess. Some unfoldable pictures.
576 Netherlands Het Biljartspel. Eene volledige handleiding voor Liefhebbers, Biljarthouders, Marqueurs Enz. A. Ter Gunne Gedrukt bij A. Ter Gunne, Deventer 1855 The book starts with ome general information about e.g. the cue and how to hold. Then the rules of 21 types of billiard games are explained. 
577 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".
578 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.
579 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.
580 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.
581 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.
582 Netherlands Kleine Billardschool.  Carambolagespel.   J.F. van de Ven, Baarn 1910 Little book on carom billiards. 23 diagrams.
583 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
584 Netherlands Beknopte Leermethode van het Moderne Biljartspel Fr. Mertens Scheltens & Giltay, Amsterdam 1912 58 diagrams, mainly rappel shots used in carom billiards explained.
585 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
586 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.
587 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
588 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
589 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.
590 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.
591 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. 
592 Netherlands Het Biljartspel H.C.L. Wenning (D) G.B. Van Goor Zonen, Gouda 1928 Basics
593 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.
594 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".
595 Netherlands Het Driebandenspel,Grondslagen en Voorschriften benevens iets over stoppen 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".
596 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"
597 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.  
598 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"
599 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"
600 Netherlands Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde. Kansberekeningen bij het Biljartspel. Deel 1 & 2. O. Bottema en S.C. Van Veen Het Wiskundig Genootschap, Amsterdam.  Noorderhoff, Groningen. 1947 Probability search applied on the game of billiards by Dutch matematicians Oene Bottema (1901-1992) and Simon Cornelis van Veen (1896-?). In 1947 Bottema, and probably also van Veen were connected to the Technical Highschool Delft (now TU Delft).
601 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.
602 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.
603 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.
604 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.
605 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.
606 Netherlands Het Biljartspel J. Dommering en P. De Goede (D) Van Loghum Slaterus, Arnhem 1950 Basics, a few figures, some interesting historic anecdotes
607 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.
608 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.
609 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.
610 Netherlands Het Biljartspel J. Dommering en P. De Goede (D) Van Loghum Slaterus, Arnhem 1954 Basics, a few figures, some interesting historic anecdotes
611 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.
612 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.
613 Netherlands Weten en Kunnen. Het Biljartspel. A. van Haaren, J. van der Hoek N.V. Uitgeversmij. Kosmos, Amsterdam, Antwerpen 1962 Basics of carom billiards.
614 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."
615 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.
616 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.
617 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.
618 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.
619 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.
620 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.
621 Netherlands Biljartspel A.W.H. van Haaren and J.E. van der Hoek (D) Kosmos, Amsterdam, Antwerpen 1968 BasicS
622 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..
623 Netherlands Biljarten M.A.F. Soliën (D) 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.
624 Netherlands Biljarten M.A.F. Soliën (D) 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.
625 Netherlands Biljarten M.A.F. Soliën (D) 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.
626 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
627 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
628 Netherlands Biljartspel A.W.H. van Haaren and J.E. van der Hoek (D) Kosmos, Amsterdam, Antwerpen 1972 Basics
629 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, …
630 Netherlands Biljartspel A.W.H. van Haaren and J.E. van der Hoek (D) Kosmos, Amsterdam, Antwerpen 1975 Basics
631 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, …
632 Netherlands Zo speelt u biljart Simon Vermeent (D) Elsevier, Amsterdam, Brussel 1978 Basics about carom billiards. Contains 89 diagrams.
633 Netherlands Biljarten en nog vijf Gerard Klinkert (D) Spruyt, Van Mantgem & De Does BV, Leiden 1983 Under the auspices of the KNBB, billiard basics
634 Netherlands biljarten en nog vijf Gerard Klinkert (D) 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.
635 Netherlands Zo speelt u biljart Simon Vermeent (D) Elsevier, Amsterdam, Brussel 1983 Basics about carom billiards. Contains 89 diagrams.
636 Netherlands Zo speelt u biljart Simon Vermeent (D) Elsevier, Amsterdam, Brussel 1983 Basics
637 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.
638 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
639 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
640 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, …
641 Netherlands Hans Vultink Olaf Erikson Thieme, Zutphen 1984 Biography on Hans Vultink
642 Netherlands Hans Vultink Olaf Erikson Thieme, Zutphen 1984 Biography on Hans Vultink
643 Netherlands Biljarten (Ken uw sport) M.A.F. Soliën (D) 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.
644 Netherlands Biljarten (Ken uw sport) M.A.F. Soliën (D) 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.
645 Netherlands Biljart. Ik ben benieuwd of... G. Sijbers (D) Alberts, Maaseik, Sittard 1986 Basics on Libre
646 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)
647 Netherlands Het leuke van Biljarten Wim Kleine D) Hema BV, Amsterdam. Inmerc BV, Wormer. 1986 Basics, famous players, some diagrams and anecdotes about carom billiards. Preface by Raymond Ceulemans.
648 Netherlands Basisboek Biljarten . Instructie Verzamelen Spelsituaties Cas Juffermans (D) Tirion, Baarn 1987 General principles on French Billiards, lots of figures
649 Netherlands Biljarten Sportlijn Fred Postma (D) Van Holkema & Warendorf 1987 Basics but some interesting 3-cushion figures with placement of object ball
650 Netherlands Basisboek.Bandstoten, Driebanden, Kader 38/2 Cas Juffermans (D) Tirion, Baarn 1988 Book on 3-cushion, 1-cushion, Balkline 38/2 with lots of figures 
651 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".
652 Netherlands Biljarten Fred Postema (D) Van Holkema & Warendorf 1988 Basics but some interesting 3-cushion figures with placement of object ball
653 Netherlands Biljarten Sportlijn Fred Postma Van Holkema & Warendorf 1988 Basics but some interesting 3-cushion figures with placement of object ball
654 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
655 Netherlands Olympische Spelen. Sport en Opvoeding in de Griekse Oudheid. Een Bronnenboek. Charles Hupperts, Marianne Beets, Beatrice de Fraiture, Elly Jans, Yvonne Twisk Eisma B.V., Leeuwarden 1989 History and sources of the Olympic Games.
656 Netherlands Beginnerscursus "Biljarten voor Vrouwen" Instruktie en oefeningen Ine Wijnen KNBB 1989  
657 Netherlands Timpen, hinkelen & pierebollen. Spelen in de Lage Landen. Jack Botermans, Nicolette Visser en Tny Burrett 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.
658 Netherlands Basisboek. Biljarten Kader 38/2 Cas Juffermans (D) Tirion, Baarn 1993 Detailed book with lots of figures on Balkline 38/2 (small billiard table)
659 Netherlands Snooker                          Jan Baeten and Michael Clarke Tirion, Baarn 1993 Book on training, technique and tactics of snooker.
660 Netherlands Poolbiljart, Training en Techniek Bogdan Pejcic, Rolf Meyer (G) Uitgeverij Elmar, Rijswijk 1994 History, how to start playing, rules of pool.  Translation from "Poolbillard, Grundlagen für Training und Spiel".
661 Netherlands Basisboek. Bandstoten Cas Juffermans (D) Tirion, Baarn 1994 Detailed book on 1-cushion play with lots of figures.
662 Netherlands Biljarten. Een handleiding voor beginners. Jaap Snijders, A.C.A. Lemmers Uitgeverij Helmond, Helmond 1994 Basic instruction book about carom billiards.
663 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.
664 Netherlands Biljarten voor de Jeugd André Agema (D) Edited by author 1995 Carom billiards training course for youth players with lots of diagrams.
665 Netherlands Daar sta je dan als koffiedikkijker.  Bloemlezing uit 33 jaar sportjournalistiek in de Volkskrant. Ben de Graaf (D) de Volkskrant, Amsterdam 1996 Contains an material about Raymond Ceulemans, his 100'd title and win in Las Vegas.
666 Netherlands Achter de Groene Tafel Maarten Hendriks Edited by the author 1996 Memoirs of the ex-President. Covers the period 1985-1996 of the Dutch Billiard League: KNBB. 
667 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.
668 Netherlands Pool                                    Geschiedenis, Internationale Spelregels, Sport & Recreatie Wil Monsieurs (D) Gaade Uitgevers, Houten 1997 Nice book to get an overall view on the game of pool, its history, rules, statistics.
669 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.
670 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.
671 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.
672 Netherlands 75 jaar biljartgeschiedenis van het District Rotterdam van de KNBB 1923 - 1998 Maarten van Bodegom 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.
673 Netherlands De Top 500. De beste Nederlandse sporters van de 20ste eeuw. Anton Witkamp, Leo van de Ruit.  Billiards by Ben de Graaf. Premium Press BV Publishers, Maarssen 1999 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.
674 Netherlands Practische Biljartkennis   deel 3 Driebanden Gerard Klinkert (D) C.V. Producties, Amsterdam 1999 Technique and figures for 3-cushion. Mix of photo's and figures.
675 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.
676 Netherlands Practische Biljartkennis   deel 4 en 5 kader 38/2 en bandstoten Gerard Klinkert (D) C.V. Producties, Amsterdam 2001 Technique and figures for balkline 38/2 and 1-cushion play
677 Netherlands De Friesche Club 100 Jaar Siep Braaksma, André Braaksma (D) 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.
678 Netherlands Raymond Ceulemans           Biljartfenomeen Wim Kleine (D) Voorkeurboek Specials 2001 Biography about the career of Raymond Ceulemans
679 Netherlands Sportsociologie. Het spel en de spelers. Paul De Knop, Bart Vanreusel en Jeroen Scheerder Elsevier Gezondheidszorg, Maarssen 2002 Book about sports sociology also looking into the specific situation of sports policy and execution in the Netherlands and Flanders.
680 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.
681 Netherlands Een vrije vlucht Haven Kimmel (U.S.) 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.
682 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.
683 Netherlands The Road to Glory, Pool voor iedereen Willem La Rivière Tirion Sport, Baarn 2005 Different strokes and explanation on tactics and psychology in pool.
684 Netherlands Beter Biljarten                          Instructie Kampioenen Geschiedenis Feiten Cas Juffermans (D) Francis Productions, Amsterdam 2007 General principles on French Billiards with lots of figures and tables with results of championships
685 Netherlands Praktische Biljartkennis deel 1 Beginners en iets gevorderden Gerard Klinkert (D) Drukkerij Palteam, Duivendrecht. C.V. Producties, Amsterdam 2007 Technique for beginners.  Mix of photo's and figures.
686 Netherlands Praktische Biljartkennis deel 2 Gevorderden Gerard Klinkert (D) C.V. Producties, Amsterdam 2007 Technique for advanced players. Mix of photo's and figures.
687 Netherlands Asser Biljartclub 1908-2008. Van nul naar honderd. Gerard Noorda, Seine Wegter Biljartclub ABC'08 2008 History of this Dutch carom billiards club at the occasion of their 100th anniversary.
688 Netherlands De Harmonie eens het culturele centrum van Groningen J.M. Minderhout 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.
689 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.
690 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.
691 Netherlands Beter Biljarten - Instructie Kampioenen Geschiedenis Feiten Cas Juffermans  Coolegem Media, Rotterdam 2010 General principles on French Billiards with lots of figures and tables with results of championships
692 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.
693 Netherlands Van acquit Pietro Grossi translated by Pieter van der Drift 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.
694 Netherlands Zwolsche Biljartclub 1910 - 2010 Roel Wichers Zwolsche Biljartclub, Zwolle 2010  
695 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.
696 Netherlands Encyclopedie van de Ereklasse Cees Sprangers (D) Drukkerij Gianotten, Tilburg.  Uitgave Cees Sprangers 2011 Impressive description of 313 top players that were active in the Netherlands in the last century.
697 Netherlands Koninklijke Nederlandse Biljartbond 100 Jaar Biljarten Hans Coolegem, Peter de Brie, Ernest Schraven (D) 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.
698 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.
699 Netherlands Humor en Biljarten - En andere verhalen Hans Eekels Unibook 2011 Funny stories around the billiard table.
700 Netherlands de Poolbijbel Nick Metcalfe Veltman Uitgevers, Utrecht 2011 Book about how to play the game of pool. Contains many diagrams and photo's.
701 Netherlands Kristalman. Multatuli-oefeningen. Atte Jongstra 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).
702 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." 
703 Netherlands The Blomdahl Era Bert van Manen 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.
704 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.
705 Netherlands Het Tijdperk Blomdahl Bert van Manen 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.
706 Netherlands Basisboek Biljarten techniek - oefenstof - spelsituaties Cas Juffermans (D) Tirion Sport, Baarn 2015 General principles on French Billiards, lots of figures
707 Netherlands De Verdieping.  Waarom bestuurders moeten leren fietsen. Jo van Engelen, Hans van Bommel van Duuren Media,Culemborg 2015 Using billiards and cycling as metaphores in order to explain how to correctly manage projects (in IT).
708 Netherlands De grote vakantie Thé Lau 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.
709 Netherlands Ik weet toevallig dat het laken groen is Ludo Ludius Uitgeverij de Graveinse Abeel, Amsterdam 2016 A combination of 99 humorous stories and poems about the game of billiards.
710 Netherlands Biljarten is een kunst. Een cultuurgeschiedenis. Frans van Lingen 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.
711 Netherlands Biljarten is een kunst. Een cultuurgeschiedenis. Frans van Lingen 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.
712 Netherlands Basisboek Biljarten                 techniek . oefenstof . spelsituaties  Cas Juffermans (D) Tirion, Baarn 2007 - 2008 General principles on French Billiards, lots of figures, soft cover
713 Netherlands Biljart in ontwikkeling Fréderic Caudron; Frans van Kuyk; Jean-Michel Fray edited by author ND  
714 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.
715 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
716 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
717 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.
718 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.
719 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
720 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
721 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.
722 Netherlands Het Biljartspel H.C.L. Wenning (D) Batavia, 's Gravenhage   Basics
723 Netherlands Het Biljartspel H.C.L. Wenning (D) G.B. Van Goor Zonen, 's Gravenhage, Djakarta   Basics
724 Netherlands Het Biljartspel H.C.L. Wenning (D) Van Goor Zonen, Den Haag, Brussel   Basics
725 Netherlands Het Biljartspel H.C.L. Wenning (D) Van Goor Zonen, Den Haag, Brussel   Basics of carom billiards.
726 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.
727 Netherlands Modèles du Carambolages d'un Billard à Queue Herman .J. Schoemaker H.J. Schoemaker, Zwolle   Cover mentions H.J. Schoemaker, Zwolle, Inventeur et Fabrikant, Fournisseur. Contains a photo of a billard form with a specific shape. Like 2 billiard tables joined in an angle of 90 degrees.  The other pages are diagrams with carom shots that can be made on such a table.
728 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.
729 Netherlands Biljarten (Ken uw sport) M.A.F. Soliën (D) 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)
730 Netherlands Overhouden. De twaalf geboden voor het spelen op de serie van Maurice Daly. 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. 
731 Portugal Manual de Jogos Anonymous G.D.L.P., Lissabon 1958 Book of games. Chapter "Bilhar" p.21-54. Explains the rules of different billiard games played in Portugal.
732 Russia In billiard Peace N.V. Balin AST, Moscou 2003 Book about Russian billiards with 326 illustrations, also a chapter with trick shots and information how to organise a tournament.
733 Russia СПРАВОЧНИК БИЛЬЯРДИСТА (DIRECTORY BILLIARDIST) Г. Я. Мисуна (H. Ya. Misuna) 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)
734 South-Korea Three Cushion Billiards Lesson ? 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.
735 South-Korea ? ? ? 1992 Book about carom billiards, mainly gathering shots with illustrations
736 South-Korea Billiards Power Book ? Samho Media 1995 Book about differtent types of billiard games, both carom and pocket. Many illustrations.
737 South-Korea Three cushion mania  ? Sejin Book 2000 Lots of 3-cushion systems and 100's of diagrams.
738 South-Korea Master of 3 Cushion 1 ?   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.
739 South-Korea Master of 3 Cushion 2 ?   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.
740 South-Korea Level Up of Carom Three Cushion Won Sang Osungbook 2011 Explaining lots of 3-cushion systems.  Contains 100's of diagrams.
741 South-Korea Billiards ? Osungbook 2012 About 3-cushion billiards.  Contains 324 diagrams.  These diagrams come from a book originally written by Robert Byrne.
742 South-Korea Easyway for Carom Three Cushion ? 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.
743 South-Korea (3-Cushion Billiards) ? ?   Lots of 3-cushion systems and 100's of diagrams.
744 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.
745 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.
746 Spain Tradada Completo del Juego de Billar D. Claudio Monge De Rueda Libreria de los SRES, Simon y Osler, Madrid 1879 First part about the history of the game.  Next parts explanation on how to play the shots shown in the diagrams. Explanation part and the diagram part have been separated. This is mainly about carom billiards. 
747 Spain Tesoro de Juegas en Societad   Sauri y Sabater, Barcelona 1896 Billiards on pp. 199-203.  Book of games.
748 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.
749 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.
750 Spain Todos los Secretos del Billar. Tradado del juego de carambolas. D. Julio Adorjan  Berta Wallenstein (Adorjan's widow). Imprenta Julio Cosano, Madrid. 1919 Julio Adorjan was born in Hungary in 1856 and died in Madrid in 1918. Very detailed book that handles all aspects of carom billiards. 230 illustrations of which many b&w photos and diagrams. 10 years before the publication of E.H. Barry, Adorjan in this book already  treats 3-cushion systems. A masterpiece.
751 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.
752 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.
753 Spain Quiére V. jugar al billar? Verdadera guia para aprender a practicar tan noble juego. Wan Baecker B. Bauza, Barcelona 1930 Basics about carom billiards with 24 illustrations and some b&w photos.
754 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.
755 Spain Billar. Todo su historia desde el siglo XV y sus grandes campeones J. Guinjoan Edited by Author. Grafica Minerva, Barcelona 1933 Signed dedication by the author. Book about carom billiards, its history as from the XVth century and biographies of Spanish champions.At the end a separate page has been added with balkline measurements and 3-cushion figures.
756 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 Spanish champions.
757 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 Spanish 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.
758 Spain Modernissim reglament general de Billar J. Guinjoan Billars Soler, Barcelona 1935 Rules of several billiard games played in the Barcelona region
759 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.
760 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.
761 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.
762 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.
763 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.
764 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".                   
765 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.
766 Spain Historia del Billar Pedro Gomis Lluch Editorial Juventud, Barcelona 1952 Book on the history of the game and billard champions.
767 Spain ABC ….XYZ del billar Javier Ardévol Dous Editorial Sintes, Barcelona 1971 Over 276 figures.  Very detailed book on the game of French billiards.
768 Spain billar                                                       técnica de la reunión Maurice Daly, William W. Harris 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.
769 Spain McGoorty, el Billarista Picaro Robert Byrne   1976 Spanish translation of Robert' Byrne's brilliant biography of Dan McGoorty.
770 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.
771 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".
772 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.
773 Spain El Billar                                        Manual Completo Ilustrado Juan Salvador Editorial De Vecchi, Barcelona 1987 Describes the different billiard games and rules and emphasis on stance, stroke, how to place the hand.
774 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, ...
775 Spain Mecanismo Posiciones Laurent Boulanger   1990 Laurent Boulanger (1931-2008) was a Belgian Worldchampion bl 71/2, a world class allround carom billiards player.  He was also an excellent teacher.  Amongst his pupils were top players like Daniel Sanchez and Roland Forthomme. This course contains 122 diagrams with 3-cushion figures.
776 Spain Billar, Mis Jugadas Favoritas Valerio Parera Sans Hispano Europea, Barcelona 1990 Book treating many aspects of the French billiards game.
777 Spain Curso de Billar Carlos Pantoja Rodriguez Carlos Pantoja Rodriguez, Madrid 1991 Book for carom billiards training purposes. Mainly oriented towards straight rail (libre).
778 Spain El Gran Libro Del Billar Riccardo Belluta, Valentina Rosapinta Editorial De Vecchi, Barcelona 1991 This book treats mainly the Italian 5 pins game (cinque birilli) and its rules.  Contains 221 diagrams and some photos.
779 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.
780 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 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.
781 Spain Billar a Tres Bandas José Maria Quetglas 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".
782 Spain Programa de Entrenamiento J. Carillo Edited by author 1995 100 3-cushion shots: how to score and get position for the next shot.
783 Spain Imatges I Records                           Club Billar Matarò Sr. Salvador Robert, José Coronado Soto Columna Edicions, Barcelona 1995 Photo book on the history of the Billiard club Mataro.
784 Spain Billar, del aprendizaje a la competicion José Maria Quetglas Ediciones Tutor, Madrid 1996 Book on technique on French billiards and how to prepare for compettion.  Over 100 figures.
785 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.
786 Spain Billar a Tres Bandas Jesus Barriuso Editorial Dossoles, Burgos 1998 Literature.  Story of a magistrate and a police inspector woven around a game of 3-cushion.
787 Spain Billar a Tres Bandas Jesus Barriuso Editorial Dossoles, Burgos 1998 Literature.  Story of a magistrate and a police inspector woven around a game of 3-cushion.
788 Spain  Intuiciones billar a tres bandas. I Parte. TORRES CUEVA Fernando Edited by the author, Madrid 1998 Introduction about the billiards game, followed by many 3-cushion figures and systems explained in detail. Nearly every page is signed, probably for preventing unauthorised copying.
789 Spain El jugador de billar Arturo Ruibalo Editorial J. Garcìa Verdugo, Madrid 1999 Play with 6 characters in a room with a billard table.
790 Spain el Jugador de Billar Andrès Neuman Pre-Textos, Valencia 2000 Poetry.  24 poems about and around the game of billiards.
791 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.
792 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"
793 Spain Jugadores de billar José Avello Grupo Santillana de Ediciones, Madrid 2001 Literature. Around a group of friends, a billard table and a succession of caramboles life, passion is unraveled.
794 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. 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.
795 Spain Billar a Tres Bandas Valeriano Parera Sans 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.
796 Spain Un Artista del Billar Gonzalo Hidalgo Bayal Alcancìa 2004 Literature on billards and poetry.
797 Spain Estocadas Secretas del Billar José Maria Quetglas 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
798 Spain Billar con efecto y con afecto Valeriano Parera Sans Hispano Europea, Barcelona 2005 Very detailed book on the game of French Billards. Over 200 figures, lots of photos, anecdotes.
799 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.
800 Spain Tiro de Apertura Pietro Grossi 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.
801 Spain billar americano Marc Viaplana Hispano Europea, Barcelona 2010 Book on the techniques of pool.
802 Spain Juegos de Ingenio Mensa Peter Grabarchuk David Domingo, Madrid 2010 Original title " Modern Classic Puzzles". On page 169 a puzzle on billiards.
803 Spain Billar, Modalidad a la banda Valerio Parera Sans Hispano Europea, Barcelona 2010 Book with focus on 1-cushion play.
804 Spain Manual par los Aficionados al Juego del Billar Francisco Amorós 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.
805 Spain Billar a Tres Bandas. Programas de entrenamiento. José Maria Quetglas 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.
806 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.
807 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.
808 Spain El Billar Carlos Enriquez (Henriquez?) Editorial Cisne, Barcelona   Little book about carom billiards with about 40 diagrams.
809 Spain Billar Monitor. A Teoria de Las Tres Bandas Por El Sistema de Diamantes Domingo Orriols G.  Federacion Catalana de Billar   Basic instructions about 3-cushion systems.
810 Spain Curso de Monitores de la R.F.E.B. José M. Quetglas Federacion Espanola de Billar   Training course for billiard trainers and leaders.  This training offers a structure, template documents and examples about sportive leadership in the domain of billiards.
811 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, …
812 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.
813 Sweden                  Spela Biljard                                  Bakgrund, handledning, fakta Jan Erik Lindblad & Ulf Schenkmanis Carlssons, Stockholm 1985 Very general book about all billiard games and how they are played in Sweden.
814 Sweden Biljard Handboken Pool, carambole, Kägel & Snooker Jan-Erik Lindblad Norstedts 1986  
815 Sweden Biljard Jan-Erik Lindblad Berghs, Stockholm 1994  
816 Switzerland Le Problème du Jeu de Billard résolu en Trois Formules par la voie du Jeu de Carambolage Paul Michailowitsch Scheluchin Imprimerie Ch. Zoellner, Geneve 1901 The author explains his view on the game of billiards and how it should be played from a theoretical, mechanical and practical point of view.
817 Switzerland Billard: Histoire + résultats - Billard - Geschichte + Resultate.
Alfred Zehr Fédération Suisse des amateurs de billard, Alfred Zehr, Colombier 1979 History of the Swiss Billiards League  (FSAB), its leaders, other billiard leagues, sports' results of as well Swiss and foreign players. Over 30 b&w photos.
818 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
819 Switzerland LE BILLARD ET LE BILLARD AMERICAIN Mike Shamos (U.S.) 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.
820 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.
821 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.
822 Switzerland vom beginner zum gewinner Markus Vogt Basler Billard-Club, Basel ND  Book on straight-rail.
823 Taiwan La Partie de Billard  Alphonse Daudet Grimm Press, Taipei. Calligram 1994 About a fatal game of billiards during the 1870 war between France and Prussia.
824 Turkey Bilardo Avni Köksal Edited by the author 1990 Book about carom billiards and information about the Turkish billiard sport. Straight rail, rail nurse, 3-cushion and fantasy shots are explained with many diagrams and color photos.
825 Turkey Bilardo ogretimi Dr. Helmut Hark  Alkim Yayinevi, Ankara 1993  Translation of the book 'Billard Grundstöße…' by Stingl.  Introduction (material, how to hold the cue, - to stroke, stance), straight rail and balkline explained with 141 illustrations.
826 Turkey Bilardo Avni Köksal Avni Köksal 2003 Encyclopdia format book about the Turkish history of carom billards, its organisation and champions with lots of color photos.  The second part handles different aspecst of carom billiards like straight rail, the rail nurse (série américaine), three-cushion figures & systems and artistic billiards.
827 Turkey Tüzul Billard Systems Murat Tüzul (T)   2003 3-cushion systems explained.
828 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. 
829 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.
830 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..."
831 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.
832 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. Anonymous 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".
833 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."
834 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.
835 U.K. A Treatise on Billiards, with Instructions and Rules For the following Games; viz. The White Winning Game, The White Losing Game, The Red of Carmbole Winning Game, The Red Losing Game, Fortification Billiards, with Rules and Regulations for every Method of Playing the Game. John Dew, a Marker London. Printed for J.F. and C. Rivington, … 1779 One of the earliest books 100% dedicated to the games of billiards. The focus of the book is on explaining all the billiard games mentioned in the title.  The last 12 pages are about odds at billiards depending on the type game and difference in strength between the players. Info for those who wanted to make a bet.
836 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.
837 U.K. A Philosophical Essay on The Game of Billiards By an Amateur Printed by W. Meyler, Bath 1806 The physical/mechanical aspects of the games explained.
838 U.K. A Practical Treatise on the Game of Billiards E. White 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".
839 U.K. A Practical Treatise on the Game of Billiards. A new edition. E. White Original : W. Miller, London. Reprint : Carter Adams, Fayetteville, USA 1818 Holds interesting insights of the game at that era. 
840 U.K. The Noble Game of Billiards François Mingaud (F) John Thurston, London 1830 Prior to the publication of this English version, it had been published in Paris and Brussels.  This book and Mingaud's invention or improvement of the leather cue tip would dramatically change the form of all billiard games, from games of 'luck' to games of utmost skill and possibilities.
841 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.
842 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.
843 U.K. The Game of Billiards: Scientifically explained, and practically set forth. Edwin Kentfield John Thurston, London 1850 About English billiards,rules and shots shown in 93 diagrams.
844 U.K. The Science of Billiards Reuben Roy Henry Kent Causton, London 1850 Science of the game of billiards explained and rules & regulations.
845 U.K. The Billiard Book Captain Crawley Longmans, Green, And Co, London  1866 Book mainly about English billiards and some variants.  Facsimile made by Guy Huybrechts.
846 U.K. Practical Billiards William Dufton Routledge, London 1867 Detailed explanation about English billiards.
847 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).
848 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.
849 U.K. The Billiard Book Captain Crawley, William Cook Ward-Lock & Co, London 1877 About English billiards: the basics, shots, rules, players, matches, other billiard games, bibliography.
850 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.
851 U.K. Billiards William Cook Burroughs & Watts, London 1891 About English billiards: the basics, shots, rules, players, biographies, matches, other billiard games. Color plates.
852 U.K. CASSELL'S Complete Book of Sports and Pastimes Anonymous Cassell and Company Ltd, London 1892 Extract of the billiards part : p. 334 - 354. Basics about English billiards.
853 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.
854 U.K. Billiards A.G. Payne George Routledge and Sons, London 1897 Book about English billiards: Rules, dictionary and some shots.
855 U.K. Billiards William Mitchell (B. Association champion) Edited by WH Robinson and S. Mussabini. Dean & Son, London 1897 Book about English billiards: introduction, shots, famous players.  About 26 diagrams.
856 U.K. Billiards Mathematically Treated G.W. Hemming, Q.C. Macmillan and Co. Limited, London 1899 Probably a very high quality reprint.  Only 1 side of the page is printed on high quality paper.  Mathematical aspects of billiards explained.
857 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.
858 U.K. Fun on the Billiard Table "Stancliffe" C. Arthur Pearson Ltd., London 1900 75 trick shots with additional photo's and diagrams
859 U.K. Side and Screw  being notes on the theroy and practice of the game of Billiards C(harles).D(ealtry). Locock Longmans, Green and Co. London, New York, Bombay. 1901 Owner's name "A Y Cunnington Jan/02". A more scientific view on the game of English billiards.  Side and screw explained in detail, also more common shots with some diagrams, and a clock system to help during training. Locock wrote books about many subjects e.g. chess. He won the chess British Amateur Championship in 1887.
860 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".
861 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.
862 U.K. Billiards Mathematically Treated G.W. Hemming Macmillan and Co. Limited, London 1904 Reprint
863 U.K. Billiards. The Strokes of the game. Part 1. Riso Levi Riso Levi, Manchester 1906 "Yours sincerely Riso Levi".  Explains different kind of shots with the help of 320 illustrations. Higher quality paper has been used in comparison with Levi's other books.
864 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.
865 U.K. Billiards. The Strokes of the game. Part 2. Riso Levi Riso Levi, Manchester 1909 Strokes of the games with 320 illustrations. (Inprint stamp on the 2nd page "86 Avenue Van Put Antwerp Telephone 5108.")
866 U.K. Practice Strokes at Billiards F.M. Hotine C. Arthur Pearson Ltd., London 1910  
867 U.K. John Roberts's Billiards Annual 1909. The Billiard Year Book for 1910. John Roberts Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co Ltd, London 1910 Overview of the year with match results. Articles, bibliography, biographies of famous players.  The billiards bibliography starts from 1642 and ends in 1909.
868 U.K. The Complete Billiard Player Charles Roberts  Methuen & Co. LTD., London 1911 The book contains a separate note from the editor. Very detailed explanation about the game of English billiards.  The book contains 285 diagrams and 27 photos.
869 U.K. The Practical Science of Billiards and its 'Pointer', Ed. Simpkin ..., Londres, Grande-Bretagne, 1911, 153 p., 22 cm. Colonel C.M. Western Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co Ltd, London 1911 This book treats the game of billiards as a science or mathematical problem and discusses "the laws governing the motion and direction of the balls".The "pointer" in the title is an instrument which points on on a billiard table the direction the balls will follow under every possible condition, and detailed directions (including a large fold out diagram) on how to make it are given.
870 U.K. Red Ball Play George Gray Cassell and Company Ltd, London 1911 Detailed explanation about the red ball game. Gray was an Australian and was introduced in the game by his father, a former Australian champion.  George trained 6-8 hours per day. 36 plates and some b&w photos.
871 U.K. The Encyclopaedia of Sport & Games The Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire Edited by the author. William Heinemann, London. 1911 Extract of the billiards part : p. 271-313. Basics about English billiards but also many games are treated like carom billiards, straight rail, balkline and 3-cushion billiards but also snooker & pool games.
872 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.
873 U.K. Billiards for the Million Riso Levi Published by author, Manchester 1920 Detailed book on all aspects of English Billiards
874 U.K. A Billiard Player in the Making S.A. Mussabini ("Ivor") E. Hulton & Co. Ltd, London 1920 Over 100 diagrams and pictures. Beside the specific aspects of English billiards, the author and explains in depth the right stance, how to hold the cue and how to strike the cue ball.
875 U.K. Billiards in Lighter Vein Riso Levi Riso Levi, Manchester 1922 English billiards explained in 30 stories.
876 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.
877 U.K. Billiards for the Million Vol. II Riso Levi Published by author, Manchester 1924 Detailed book on all aspects of English Billiards
878 U.K. Plain Talks to Billiards Players Tom Aiken W&R Chambers, Edingburgh 1924 Book about English billiards: History (in Scotland), anecdotes, strokes of the game with 21 diagrams.
879 U.K. Match-Winning Billiards Willie Smith Mills& Boon Limited, London 1924 Contains 7 photos and 85 diagrams about the game of English billiards. In 19 chapters the author explains his strategy how to win billiard games in a personal way. No copy/paste content.
880 U.K. All About Billiards Arthur F. Peale Ward-Lock & Co, London and Melbourne 1925 Detailed book on stance, cue handling and cue delivery.
881 U.K. Billiards for the Million Vol. III Riso Levi Published by author, Manchester 1925 Detailed book on all aspects of English Billiards
882 U.K. Dainty Billiards. How to play the close cannon game. Tom Reece C. Arthur Pearson Ltd., London 1925 Explains how to score many points in English Billiards when the balls are very close together.  The diagrams and solutions are very similar as for the straight rail nurse in carom billiards.
883 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.
884 U.K. History of Bowling and Billiards DORION Leila C. et SHEPHERD Julia A. Constable-Hurd, Kansas City 1928 About the history of bowling, bowls. Just a few pages about billiards.
885 U.K. Billiards Up-To-Date Joe Davis John Long, Ltd, London 1929 Joe Davis, one of the greatest English billiards champions shares his vision about the game. B&w photos and diagrams.
886 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
887 U.K. Rules of English Billiards, Snooker, Volunteer Snooker, Pyramids, Pool and Russian Pool. Anonymous 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.
888 U.K. Billiards in the Twentieth Century Riso Levi Riso Levi, Manchester 1931 Riso Levi shares his vision on different aspects of the game with an interesting preface about ghost writing.  He tells about the great players, billiard balls, good cueing, billiard sense, billiards and women, many topics that remain actual.
889 U.K. Billiards Through the Centuries W.G. Clifford Printing-Craft Ltd, London 1933 A brief account of the history and developments in billiards during 4 centuries.
890 U.K. Billiards for All Time Riso Levi Riso Levi, Cheshire 1935 Handwritten and signed dedication:" To Mr. G Maurice ... With all good wishes from the author Riso Levi  Feb 28th 1936".  In the first part the author shares his vision on a number of topics. In the second part he handles English billiards shots qith the help of diagrams.
891 U.K. Billiards. The Strokes of the game. Part 3. Riso Levi Riso Levi, Manchester 1935 Strokes of the games with 422 illustrations. 
892 U.K. Billiards in Easy Stages Willie Smith Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, ltd., London 1946 This books handles the basics of English billiards.  Contains 32 diagrams and b&w photos.
893 U.K. The 100-Break Target Victor Anton, sketches by Ray Southern Editorial Syndicate Ltd, London 1947 Book about Englisch billiards with 15 diagrams and 4 b&w photos.
894 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.
895 U.K. The Physics of Ball Games C.B. Daish 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.
896 U.K. Billiards and Snooker Jack Karnehm Pelham Books, London 1979 Technique on billiards and snooker.
897 U.K. Billards & Snooker. A Trade History. J.R. Mitchell 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.
898 U.K. A Short History of Billiards and Snooker  Norman Clare E.A. Clare & Son, Liverpool 1981 See title. With some b&w & color photos/illustrations.
899 U.K. Understanding Billiards & Snooker Jack Karnehm Pelham Books, London 1983 Explaing techniques for billiards and snooker with very clear photo's and diagrams.
900 U.K. The history of Snooker and Billiards Clive Everton Partridge Press, Haywards Heath 1986 Book on the history of snooker and billiards.
901 U.K. Successful Snooker Steve Davis World of Sport 1986 Book on snooker techniques and tactics.
902 U.K. WEBER E. & EVERTON C., The Book of Snooker and Billiards Quotations.  Eugene Weber & Clive Everton Stanley Paul, London 1993 Snooker and billiards quotations.  Great fun to read.
903 U.K. Shire 136 Album                        Billiards and Snooker Bygones Norman Clare Shire Publications, Buckinghamshire 1996 A must have for everyone interested in a concise book on the history of the game.
904 U.K. A Billiards & Snooker Compendium Gary Clarke Published by Author 2008 Compendium on billiards and snooker books.  Need to have for anyone collecting these books.  Book signed by author.
905 U.K. The Snooker Player's Guide to English Billiards. A new fast-track method for improving your cue skills. Martin Goodwill & Roger Morgan englishBilliards.org 2009 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 pins, snooker, english billiards, … He won the biathlon World Campionship, where 5-pin 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.
906 U.K. A History of Billiards Clive Everton englishBilliards.org 2012 Extensive historical account about the game of English Billiards by Clive Everton, an ex-amateur champion and well known BBC commentator.
907 U.K. Random Riches - Gambling Past & Present Manfred Zollinger, several authors 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.
908 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
909 U.K. Billiards and Snooker - Volunteer Snooker - Pool - Russian Pool - Pyramids - How to play well B. Scriven Milton Keynes UK ND  
910 U.K. Billiards Melbourne Inman W. Foulsham & Co, London ND Little book on billiards.
911 U.K. How to play Billiards Tom Newman 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.  
912 U.K. Billiards - on the rotation of Balls W. Broadfoot Milton Keynes UK ND  
913 U.K. Billiards in easy stages Willie Smith Milton Keynes UK ND  
914 U.K. Carom Billiards, Including: Four-Ball, cowboy pool, balkline and straight rail, cushion caroms, five-pins, bottle pool, nine-pines, Danish pin billiards   Hephaestus Books ND Information bundled from Wikipedia source
915 U.K. Billiards with Description of a Hundred Break and Biographies of Leading Players Harry Young Ed. Athletic Publications, London   History of the game of billiards in general and more detailed about English billiards.  Contains photos and stories of the famous billiards players at the time. 40 diagrams at the end of the book.
916 U.K. First Steps To  Billiards Willie Smith Mills& Boon Limited, London   This books handles the basics of English billiards.  Contains 16 diagrams and 1 b&w photo of the author.
917 U.K.  Billiards Expounded: To all Degrees of Amateur Players. Vol. 1.: The Elementary Side of Billiard-Playing. J.P. Mannock. Written and arranged by S.A. Mussabini. Grant Richards, London  1904 This book is about English billiards.  It starts with the 'groundwork' and 'grammar' of the game and then treats the different shots. Besides the diagrams contains 11 photos ('plates').
918 U.K.  Billiards Expounded: To all Degrees of Amateur Players. Vol. 2: The Advanced Side of the Game. J.P. Mannock. Written and arranged by S.A. Mussabini. Grant Richards, London  1904 This book is about English billiards and builds up on vol 1, explaining the more complex elements of the game like: close cannons, massés & piqués, better controll and 'top of the table' play. 
919 U.K.  The Hamlyn Encyclopedia of Snooker Ian Morrison (Brit) Hamlyn Publishing 1986 A-Z Snooker Encyclopedia containing lots of photo's, historical facts and statistics.
920 U.S.A. The Game of Billiards Michael Phelan D. Appleton & Company, New York 1857 Owner's name "Bill King, 62 Hamilton St…". Contains a small news paper snippet not related to billiards.  This book is about the history, the machinery and how to play the game of English/arom billiards.
921 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.
922 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.
923 U.S.A. Hand-Book of Games comprising Whist, Draughts, Billiards, Etc. Deschapelles, Hoyle, Matthews, Carleton, Walker, and others. Henry G. Bohn. J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia. 1860 Book on different kind of games. 104 pages about English billiards.
924 U.S.A. Illustrated Hand-Book of Billiards Michael Phelan, Claudius Berger Phelan & Collender, New York 1863 Phelan explains the "American game" which looks like English billiards and the 4-ball game.  Berger explains the "French games" i.e. carom billiards.  Both authors also devote a chapter to the history of the games.
925 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.
926 U.S.A. The game of billiards Michael Phelan 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.
927 U.S.A. The American Billiard Record. A comendium of important matches since 1854 Michael Phelan Phelan & Collender, Publishers, New York 1870 Reprint
928 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.
929 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.
930 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.
931 U.S.A. The McCleery method of Billiard Playing Prof. J.F.B. McCleery Prof. J.F.B. McCleery, San Francisco 1889 Recordings of many games played in that era. Many diagrams of mainly rappel shots and trick shots at the end.  All diagrams nicely explained. Facsimile made by Guy Huybrechts.
932 U.S.A. Modern Billiards. A Complete Tekst-Book of the Game. Anonymous 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).
933 U.S.A. Championship Billiards. Old and New. John A. Thatcher 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.
934 U.S.A. Amateur Billiard Championship of America Amateur Athletic Union of the United States 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. 
935 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) 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.
936 U.S.A. Billiard Hints Charles Henry Schweizer Acme Publishing Company, La Crosse, Winsconsin 1906 Explaining the different shots used in carm billiards.  The rules of pool and carom billiards.
937 U.S.A. Modern Billiards Benjamin Garno (name is not mentioned in the book) The Brunswick-Balke-Collender Co., Chicago 1908 First part : History, material, attitude, stance, carom shots explained in 76 plates. Second part : billiard games records as from 1854: four ball, three ball caroms, balkline, cushion and 3-cushion billiards, 15 balls pool.
938 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.
939 U.S.A. Ball to Ball Billiards HOSKIN Edmund Foster (pn "Bill Yards") William A. Spinks & Co, Chicago 1911 Basics about carom billiards.  Nice quality paper and b&w photos and some illustrations.
940 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.
941 U.S.A. Billiards for Beginners Al Taylor Edited by author, Milwaukee 1914 Basics of carom billiards explained in 10 lessons.
942 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.
943 U.S.A. Rules for Playing The Various Games of Carom and Pocket Billiards  Anonymous The Brunswick-Balke Collennder Co, Chicago 1925 History of the game, rules of carom billiards games, rules of pocket billiards games.
944 U.S.A. System Play in Three-Cushion Billiards E.H. Barry Edited by the author, New York 1928 The first book that  I know of that handles 3-cushion systems as main subject.  It reats a basic diamond 3-cushion system and shows "running lines" of the cue ball. Some players were already using such systems.
945 U.S.A. The Billiard Room Mystery Brian Flynn Macrae Smith Company, Philadelphia 1929 Detective
946 U.S.A. Code of Fair Competition for the Bowling and Billard Operating Trade as approved on March 17, 1934 by President Roosevelt Anonymous 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.
947 U.S.A. The Complete Funamentals of Billiards C.A. Storer The National Billiards Association of America, Chicago 1934 Fundamentals mainly on carom billiards, and 1 chapter about pocket billiards.
948 U.S.A. How to play Billiards C.A. Storer The National Billiards Association of America, Chicago 1935 General info on the game of carom billiards.  Containg photos and some explanation of the famous players of that era.
949 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.
950 U.S.A. Telegraph Billiards. Twenty straight-rail billiard gather shots for match play. PETERSON Charles C. Edited by the author 1941 Straight rail, gather shots, diagrams
951 U.S.A. Three-cushion Billiards. Twenty Five Instructive Billiard Shots for Match Play by Telegraph PETERSON Charles C. Edited by the author 1941 3-cushion diagrams
952 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.
953 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.
954 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.
955 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.
956 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.
957 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.
958 U.S.A. Three Cushion Billiards  E.M. Helm Edited by the author 1950 Little book about 3-cushion billiards.  Every page a diagram explaining a shot. The cover looks and feels like a green billiard cloth.
959 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.
960 U.S.A. Billiard Balls - moves, routines, ideas Frank Garcia Gene Gordon Publications 1960 Book on mainpulation of billiard balls for magicians.
961 U.S.A. Play 3 Cushion Billiards by the Angle System H.A. Birdsell Edited by the author, Jacksonville 1961 The author explains his "angle system" for making 3-cushion caroms with the help of 20 diagrams.
962 U.S.A.              The Game of Billiards                Pocket.Carom.Three Cushion Clive Cottingham Jr.  Melvin Powers, Wilshire Book Company, Hollywood, CA 1964 Nice book about most of the billiard games.  Over 100 diagrams.
963 U.S.A. The Minnesota 'fats' book of Billards Minnesota Fats Rozel industries, inc., Lincolnwood, Il 1965 Mainly about the rules of pool.
964 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.
965 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.
966 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.
967 U.S.A. Personal notes on 3-Cushion Billiards Carl Conlon Carl Conlon, Ann Arbor 1970 Facsimile of the personal notes and diagrams of Carl Conlon (1920-1996). Most of the shots are dedicated at the bottom of the diagrams to Matsuzaka (1969, Japan) and Ferdinand Van Barel (1970, Belgium).  The personal notes explain how to approach the game.  Conlon spoke Japanese and spent much time in Japan. Van Barel now is 95 years old and still plays 3-cushion billiards.
968 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.
969 U.S.A. History of balkine billiards in the United-States, 1896-1934.  GALLAGHER Thomas et Clement F. TRAINER Trainer, Winnewood 1971 History of balkine billiards in the United-States, 1896-1934. Match results, players.
970 U.S.A. Regulation Rule Book for Pool and Billiards   Ajay Enterprises Corporation Delavan, Wisconsin 1971 General explanation about pocket and carom billiards.
971 U.S.A. McGoorty, A Billiard Hustler's Life Robert Byrne 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.
972 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.
973 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".
974 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. 
975 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).  
976 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.
977 U.S.A. The Complete Beginner's Guide to Pool and Other Billard Games George Sullivan Doubleday and Company, New York 1979 Nice book mainly about pool, but also handles carom billiards and snooker.  Contains diagrams and b&w photos.  Also talks about history, players and equipment.  Contains a glossary.
978 U.S.A. Key Shots. Beginner's Course 3-Cushion Billiards. Harry Sims Edited by author, San José 1979 Nickname of the author is "Hollywood Fats". 29 3-cushions shots explained.
979 U.S.A. The Master's Book of Pool and Billiards. For both amateur and expert players Joe Stone Crown Publishers Inc., New York 1979 Preface by Willie Mosconi. Contains 75 diagrams about pool and three cushion billiards.
980 U.S.A. The Master's Book of Pool and Billiards. For both amateur and expert players Joe Stone Crown Publishers Inc., New York 1979 Preface by Willie Mosconi. Contains 75 diagrams about pool and three cushion billiards.
981 U.S.A. Billiards. Hustlers & Heroes, Legends & Lies and the Search for Higher Truth on the Green Felt. John Grissim St. Martin's Press, New York 1979 The American history of the game mainly pool, some carom, hustlers, players, matches, glossary.
982 U.S.A. Position Play in Three Cushion Billiards Eddie Robin 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".
983 U.S.A. Position Play in Three Cushion Billiards Eddie Robin 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. 
984 U.S.A. Official Rule Book for all Pocket & Carom Billiard Games   Billiard Congress of America, Chicago 1980 Rules of the games.  Some history.
985 U.S.A. Billiards Accuracy Marvin Chine Williams & Davidson, Detroit, New York 1982 Step by step instructions including many illustrations and b&w photos on how to shoot all the popular pool shots.
986 U.S.A. Byrne's Treasury of Trick Shots in Pool and Billiards Robert Byrne Skyhorse Publishing, New York, NY 1982  
987 U.S.A. Billiards, Bowling, Table Tennis and Video Games                                                         A Bibliographic Guide Robert Craven Greenwood Press, Connecticut (Lightning Source, UK) 1983 Print on demand. Bibliography about the games mentioned in the title. 618 references about billiards.
988 U.S.A. The game of billiards Clive Cottingham Jr.  Barnes & Nobles Books, New York 1984 About Pocket, carom and 3-cushion billiards.
989 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.
990 U.S.A.                        Brunswick                            The Story of an American Company from 1845 to 1985 Rick Kogan Brunswick Corporation, Skokie, Illinois 1985  
991 U.S.A. Byrne's Standard Book of Pool and Billiards. A complete guide to all cue games. Robert Byrne Harvest/HBJ Book, San Diego, New York, London 1987 Half the book is about pool, the other half about three cushion billiards. 100's of interesting diagrams
992 U.S.A. The Shots of Artistic Billiards Robert Jewett Drawn and edited by Robert Jewett 1987 76 artistic shots are plotted out in a very detailed manner, also the trajectory of the cue ball, and if necessary the object ball and if necessary the spot of the obstacle.  There is no explanation how the shot should be executed.
993 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.
994 U.S.A. The Science of Pocket Billiards Jack H. Koehler (U.S.) 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.
995 U.S.A. "Come, Let Us To Billiards Away" Jack White and Dale Griffin 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.
996 U.S.A. Byrne's Advanced Technique in Pool and Billiards Robert Byrne 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.
997 U.S.A. Billiards.  The Official Rules & Record Book. Anonymous Billiard Congress of America, Iowa City 1991  
998 U.S.A. Billiards: Official Rules, Records & Player Profiles Anonymous SPI Books, New York 1993 Rules and players of pool billiards
999 U.S.A. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Billiards Mike Shamos   Lyons & Burford, New York,  1993 This billiards encyclopedia holds 2,000 entries in alphabetical order and over 200 illustrations, most of them in b&w and some nice colored ones in the middle of the book.  It took the author 9 years to finish the book. 
1000 U.S.A. The Billiard Encyclopedia Victor Stein, Paul Rubino (U.S.) 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.
1001 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".
1002 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".
1003 U.S.A. Advanced Pool George Fels Contemparary Books, Chicago 1995 Techniques and strategies for mastering pool.  Straight pool, eight ball, nine ball.
1004 U.S.A. The physics of Pocket Billiards Wayland C. Marlow 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.
1005 U.S.A. Secrets of Three Cushion Billiards. Doctoral. Darrel Paul Martineau Edited by the author 1996 "# 48. Best wishes to Huybrechts Burg on the occasion of his 60th birthday anniversary April 19th 1996. Use your Billiard Tutorial wisely. Darrel Paul Martineau 3-19-96." This book explains the author's DPM Universal System for 3-cushion billiards from a beginner's level to the 'doctoral' level. Besides the well explained diagrams, the book also contains information and b&w photos of the history of the game, and situation in the U.S., and well known players.
1006 U.S.A. Byrne's Wonderful World of Pool and Billiards Robert Byrne 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.
1007 U.S.A. Play Better Pool                           Winning Techniques and Strategies for Mastering the Game Steve Mizerak (U.S.) Contemparary Books, Chicago 1996 The basics about pool, problems and how to solve them.  Insight on straight pool, eight ball and nine ball.
1008 U.S.A. The Billiard Encyclopedia Victor Stein, Paul Rubino (U.S.) 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.
1009 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".
1010 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. 
1011 U.S.A. Billiards. The Official Rules and Records Book. Anonymous Billiard Congress of America 1999 History of billiards in the U.S.A., how to stroke, the rules of many games pool, snooker and carom billiards, hall of fame, records & champions.
1012 U.S.A. The New Illustrated Encyclopedia of Billiards Mike Shamos (U.S.) The Lyons Press, New York 1999 Everything you need to know on billiards you'll find in this encyclopedia
1013 U.S.A. A Mind for Pool Philip B. Capelle Billiards Press, Huntington Beach 1999 All about mastering the mental game.
1014 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. 
1015 U.S.A. Pool & Billiard Collectibles Mark and Connie Stellinga Schiffer Publishing Ltd, Atglen 2003 Beautiful book on mainly pool and (English) billiards collectibles.
1016 U.S.A. The Illustrated Principles of Pool and Billiards David G. Alciatore, PhD (U.S.) Sterling, New York, London 2004 Fundamentals and advanced techniques on pool.  Support via website.
1017 U.S.A. Blue Book of Pool Cues Brad Simpson Blue Book Publications Inc., Minneapolis 2005 The reference book on (pool) cues.
1018 U.S.A. 3 Cushion Billiard Systems Sid Banner Sid Banner, Boca Raton 2005 Sid Banner adds his own flavour to the 3 cushion systems. 20 chapters on 3-cushion systems. A nice one is the Clock system.
1019 U.S.A. Le Billard Vignaux Elibron Classics/Adamant Media Corporation 2006 New print of the original from 1891.
1020 U.S.A. Le Billard Vignaux Elibron Classics/Adamant Media Corporation 2006 New print of the original from 1891.
1021 U.S.A. 2007 BCA Hall of Fame.  Inducting Sang Lee. Greatest Player. Billiard congress of America Billiard congress of America 2007 Induction of Sang Lee (1954-2004) in the BCA Hall of Fame in 2007.  One of the most enigmatic players in the history of 3-cushion billiards.
1022 U.S.A. The 2007 Import and Export Market for Articles and Accessories for Billiards in Belgium Prof. Philip M. Parker ICON Group International, Inc., San Diego, Ca 2007 Data about the 2007 Import and Export Market for Articles and Accessories for Billiards in Belgium
1023 U.S.A. The Billiard Encyclopedia Victor Stein, Paul Rubino (U.S.) 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.
1024 U.S.A. Billiards and Snooker - Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases   ICON Group International, Inc., San Diego, Ca 2008  
1025 U.S.A. Billiard -  Webster's Timeline History 1590-2007 Anonymous ICON Group International, Inc., San Diego, Ca 2009  
1026 U.S.A. The Complete Idiot's Guide to        Pool & Billiards Ewa Mataya Laurance and Thomas C. Shaw 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.
1027 U.S.A. Picture Yourself Shooting Pool Matthew Sherman 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.
1028 U.S.A. 3 Cushion Billiard Systems Sid Banner Bebob Publishing, Livonia 2009 Sid Banner adds his own flavour to 3 cushion systems.
1029 U.S.A. Pool & Billiards for Dummies Nicholas Leider Wiley Publishing Inc., Hoboken 2010 Very comprehensive and well structured book on the game of pool.
1030 U.S.A. Billiards - The Official Rules and Records Book Anonymous Billiard Congress of America, Broomfield 2011 Explains the rules of pocket and carom billiards, the records, the members of the BCA Hall of Fame;
1031 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.
1032 U.S.A. KNACK Make it Easy                          Pool & Billiards Everything You need to Know to Improve Your Game Bruce Barthelette Morris Book Publishing, Guilford, Connecticut 2011 Very rich illustrated book about the game of pool handling all aspects in a very clear way.  Written with the help of Mike Massey, handling a number of trick shots.
1033 U.S.A. Scientific Billiards Welker Cochran Printing on demand 2011 Reprint of the original book by Welker Cochran, one of the greatest U.S  3 cushion players
1034 U.S.A. Prize Essays on 'Billiards as an amusement for all classes' for which Messrs Orme&Sons presented (prizes) Anonymous General Books LLC, Memphis 2012 Reprint of an Essay on the many advantages of playing billiards, originally edited by Orme & Sons around 1874.
1035 U.S.A. Byrne's Treasury of Trick Shots in Pool and Billiards Robert Byrne Skyhorse Publishing, New York, NY 2015 Contains over 300 diagrams. Pages 217-292 about carom billiards trick shots.
1036 U.S.A. Carom Billiards : Cross-Corner Diagonal Patterns. Full Table Circle Patterns. 3-Cushion Billiards Championship Shots. Allan P. Sand Billiard Gods Productions, Santa Clara 2016 3-Cushion training book. You get a position, a solution (path of cue ball and direction ball 2) and place to make annotations. Does not explain how thick or with which effect or strength you need to play. About 300 diagrams.
1037 U.S.A. Carom Billiards : Full Table Circle Patterns. 3-Cushion Billiards Championship Shots. Allan P. Sand Billiard Gods Productions, Santa Clara 2016 3-Cushion training book. You get a position, a solution (path of cue ball and direction ball 2) and place to make annotations. Does not explain how thick or with which effect or strength you need to play. About 300 diagrams.
1038 U.S.A. The Field Guide to Sports Metaphors - A Compendium of Competitive Words and Idioms Josh Chetwynd Ten Speed Press, Berkeley 2016 Sports metaphors.  Chapter 7 about Billiards/Pool.
1039 U.S.A. The concise Book of position Play Bill Smith (U.S.) edited by author ND with CD-rom
1040 U.S.A. Hoyle's Games Modernized Lawrence H. Dawson   ND Reprint.  Original estimated to be edited around 1930.  Part III pages 310 - 358 handling billiards, mainly English Billiards which at the time was more popular than snooker.  
1041 U.S.A. Billiards as it should played Willie Hoppe (U.S.) Contempory Books Inc., Chicago ND