35 entries in Ball / Billiard Ball / General Comments
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Professor Hoffmann On Shell Props
1890 273
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Billiardball-Tricks intro
Nov. 1904
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 12)
Oswald Rae Mems From My Note Book "Being a selection of useful recipes gathered at various times from different sources too numerous to enumerate"
  • To Render Fabric Fireproof
  • Fireproofing Wood
  • To Clean Velvet or Plush
  • To Clean Glassware
  • To Gloss and Clean Ivorine Balls
  • Red Billiard Ball Dye
  • To Dye Flags, etc
  • Various Coloured Inks or Dyes (Red, Blue, Gold, White Ink)
  • Varnishes
  • To Harden a Felt Hat, etc.
  • Varnish Remover
  • Paint Remover
  • Luminous Paint
  • Porcelain Fekes, etc.
  • Celluloid Varnish
  • To Apply Sealing Wax Evenly
  • Pads for Thought Readers
  • Reading Through Sealed Envelopes
  • Ink for Lightning Artists
  • Stains
  • Black Crayon for Lightning Artists
  • Dull Black Paint
  • Spirit Gum Substitute
  • Gold Paint
  • Chemical Slate Writing
  • Trick Seals
1926 85
Edward Victor A Few Words on "Angles"
1937 54
John Northern Hilliard Billiard Balls
1938 621
Laurie Ireland The New Multiplying Golf Balls description of set of balls
1938 644
Bengalis Manipulationas' Ecke on the size to use for billiard ball routines, followed by french translation "Le coin des manipulateurs"
Jan. 1945 12
About... Billiard Balls
May 1946
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 3 No. 12)
Arthur H. Buckley Magic With Billiard Balls
  • Pointers
1948 175
Harry Hardini A Suggestion combining knob of Walsh Vanishing Cane with Ireland's Golf Balls
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949)
Lewis Ganson Modern Billiard Ball Manipulation intro to longer article
  • The Type and Size of Balls to Use
  • The Half Shell
  • The Care and Preparation of the Hands
1952 93
Lewis Ganson The Use of Misdirection
1952 116
Walter Behm Etwas für Billardball-Manipulationen two color changes and tip for better grip
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 15 No. 3)
Frank Garcia Garcia's Advice on Routining the Billiard Ball various tips on palming
1960 1
Frank Garcia Last Minute Thoughts and Advice on the Billiard Balls
1960 20
Burl Sparks Tips on Ball Handling tip when using a small box or hat for steals
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66)
Ellison Poland Another Tip nail polish to make billiard balls shiny
1969 212
Paul Maurer Chicagoer Ball Routine using rubber balls, how to build a matching shell
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 33 No. 6)
Patrick Page The Multiplying Billard Balls general comments
1976 107
Bill Tarr Balls
1976 119
Bill Tarr Balls and Ball Gimmicks
  • wooden balls
  • foil balls
  • sponge balls
  • cork balls
  • droppers
  • shell
1976 120
Richard Kaufman Basics size, color, holders, steal
1977 3
Richard Kaufman In Addition
1977 55
Juan Tamariz Consideraciones Previas general remarks on color changes with balls
1977 19
Al Leech Ball Manipulation general comments
1980 61
Al Leech Chicaco Balls The Chicago Ball Trick And A Routine general comments, with sponge balls
1980 64
Multiplying Balls different models
1982 113
Harald Kurz G - Golfbälle using golf balls for manipulation
1991 33
Jim Steinmeyer The Billiard Balls chapter intro on Alan Wakeling's routine and Roy Benson's influence
  • With Benson in Hollywood
  • The Apparatus
  • The Philosophy
1993 29
Tom Stone Got Balls? discussion and technical sequences with multiplying billiard balls
Also published here 2007 2
Tom Stone Negative Structure vanish followed by appearance, instead of vice versa
Also published here 2007 5
Tom Stone Eye of the Last Dragon discussion and technical sequences with multiplying billiard balls
Also published here 2011 97
Tom Stone Negative Structure vanish followed by appearance, instead of vice versa
Also published here 2011 110
Alexander de Cova Enthymemata on billiard balls and Paul Daniels
Apr. 2014
Scrapbook (Issue 9)
Juan Tamariz An Example Of A Practical Application Of The Theory Of Symbolic Magic thoughts on multiplying billiard balls and the Koornwinder Car
  • The Magic of the Spheres
  • A Study of a Truly Magical Effect: "El Cochecito"
2019 85