30 entries in Ball / Billiard Ball / General Comments
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Professor Hoffmann On Shell Props
1890 More Magic 273
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Billiardball-Tricks intro
Nov. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 12) 189
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 Between Ourselves 85
Edward Victor A Few Words on "Angles"
1937 Magic of the Hands 54
John Northern Hilliard Billiard Balls
1938 Greater Magic 621
Laurie Ireland The New Multiplying Golf Balls description of set of balls
1938 Greater Magic 644
Bengalis Manipulationas' Ecke on the size to use for billiard ball routines, followed by french translation "Le coin des manipulateurs"
Jan. 1945 La Baguette Magique (Issue 1) 12
Arthur H. Buckley Magic With Billiard Balls
  • Pointers
1948 Principles and Deceptions 175
Harry Hardini A Suggestion combining knob of Walsh Vanishing Cane with Ireland's Golf Balls
1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 36
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 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 93
Lewis Ganson The Use of Misdirection
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 116
Walter Behm Etwas für Billardball-Manipulationen two color changes and tip for better grip
1954 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 15 No. 3) 181
Frank Garcia Garcia's Advice on Routining the Billiard Ball various tips on palming
1960 Billiard Balls 1
Frank Garcia Last Minute Thoughts and Advice on the Billiard Balls
1960 Billiard Balls 20
Burl Sparks Tips on Ball Handling tip when using a small box or hat for steals
1966 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 17
Ellison Poland Another Tip nail polish to make billiard balls shiny
1969 Wonderful Routines of Magic 212
Patrick Page The Multiplying Billard Balls general comments
1976 The Big Book of Magic 107
Bill Tarr Balls
1976 Now you see it, now you don't! 119
Bill Tarr Balls and Ball Gimmicks
  • wooden balls
  • foil balls
  • sponge balls
  • cork balls
  • droppers
  • shell
1976 Now you see it, now you don't! 120
Richard Kaufman Basics size, color, holders, steal
1977 Balls! 3
Richard Kaufman In Addition
1977 Balls! 55
Juan Tamariz Consideraciones Previas general remarks on color changes with balls
1977 Magicolor 19
Al Leech Ball Manipulation general comments
1980 Al Leech's Legacy 61
Al Leech Chicaco Balls The Chicago Ball Trick And A Routine general comments, with sponge balls
1980 Al Leech's Legacy 64
Unknown Multiplying Balls different models
1982 Further Classic Magic With Apparatus 113
Harald Kurz G - Golfbälle using golf balls for manipulation
1991 Hardcore 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 The Magic of Alan Wakeling 29
Tom Stone Eye of the Last Dragon discussion and technical sequences with multiplying billiard balls
2011 Maelstrom 97
Tom Stone Negative Structure
2011 Maelstrom 110
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 The Magic Rainbow 85