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Garcia, Frank: Frank Garcia's Billiard Balls
©1960 Gene Gordon; Magic Inc
Paper, stapled, 23 pages, 5.5x8.25"
Frank Garcia's Billiard Balls
Image courtesy Magic, Inc.

Comments (Magic Inc.): There has always been a shortage of books on billiard ball routines, but here is one on that subject you will enjoy using. Not only has Garcia set forth many facets of ball material, but they are clearly and beautifully illustrated by Harvan, who is an excellent manipulator himself.

Contents: (numbers are not page numbers)

1 Garcia's Advice On Routining The Billiard Ball
2 How To Handle The Ball and Shell
3 The "BEST YET" Routine
4 The One To Five Slow Motion Production
5 The Bilious Balls
6 Strictly One Hand
7 The One To Four With Solid Balls
8 Last Minute Thoughts and Advice On The Billiard Balls
9 A Simple Golf Ball Routine