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Latest carom book releases.:


Biografia Masako Katsura

Paperback 1st edition

277 pages, lots of illustrations

ISBN 9798653339516


Jesus Humberto Gallegos Rosas latest work, this time Masako Katsura (1913 - 1995) the Japanese leading lady in billiards in her time.

Available through Amazon




Zoektocht naar Francois Mingaud 

Hardcover 1st edition

260 pages, 170 illustrations (all B&W)

ISBN 9789081659567


Cees Sprangers dedicated years of his life "searching for Francois Mingaud" an importamt pioneer in the  world of billiards. 

This book is about his life and of course the billiards part is mentioned 


To be ordered directly from the author: ceessprangers@home.nl



Biljarten is een kunst by Frans van Lingen

Hardcover 2nd and revised edition

A4 format 622 pages, 795 illustrations  (195 color)

ISBN 9789087594145


A stunning book covering the history of billiards published by Frans van Lingen (1948 - ) covering

not only Billiard history in general but also local (Amsterdam) history.

Frans is the archive curator of both Amsterdam billiard clubs H.E.T.-EY (1922-) and Insulinde (1911-).

Over two decades he collected a lot of almost got lost archive material and other memorabilia. 

A must-have for the serious collector and only limited available.


Das Billardspiel by Dieter Haase

Hardcover 2nd revised and enlarged edition

714 pages, 130 illustrations (all B&W)

ISBN 9783737650090


This second edition is THE reference book for all who are searching for billiard books in general or for those who want to catalog their collection.

There are over 3200 book titles, published between 1654 and 2016, covered in this book. Also mentioned are 100 magazines and 130 supplier catalogues.

All texts are mentioned in both German and English. A truly magnificent book 


Memoria del Marfil by Jesus Humberto Gallegos Rosas 

Paperback 1st edition

A4 format 384 pages, 1500 illustrations

ISBN 9781976778452


JH Callegos Rosas recreated the life and times of a great player from Mexico, Joe Chamaco.

His real name was José Enciso Ulloa, born on July 2nd 1910.

This book is a tribute to his life and his billiard playing qualities, a lot of information that most likely would have been lost forever if the author didn't make it his goal to prevent this.

Another must-have for the serious collector,


Voces del Billar Argentino by Luis Alberto Venosa 

Paperback 1st edition 2017

252 pages, 60 black and white illustrations

ISBN 9789874247896


The third book by Luis Venosa covering the history of billiards in Argentina and the rest of the world.

I can recommend the entire serie of books about billiards written by Luis








Paperback 1st edition 2018

133 pages, lots of llustrations

ISBN 1983342041


As always JH Callegos Rojas' books are highly recommendable