Billiards in the Twentieth Century
Originally published in the late 1800s, this is an anthology of articles on Billiards by master of the game. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Obscure Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Contents Include Great Players I have Watched Professionals V. Amateurs Billiards for Woman A Billiards-Table Problem An Astounding Feat with Billiards Balls A Challenge from Willie Smith and My Reply A Hundred in Four Minutes Composition Balls Billiards Compared with other Games The Ideal Temperament The Billiards Stance Past and Present Styles What Constitutes Good Cueing Brandishing the Cue The Value of Ones Cue Billiards-Table Clothes The Best Practice Stroke The Long Inn-off After the Balls are Touching Slight Variations From Half-Ball Contacts The Angels of Large and Small Balls Tightening the Cue Hold The Billiards Sense Commencing the Game Red-Ball Play A Little-known Cannon The Question of Transmitted Slide
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