Paragon Publishing, United States, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. A Billiards & Snooker Compendium A Billiards & Snooker Compendium is the most extensive work on the literature of billiards and snooker ever published and took over two years to compile. It contains bibliographical information on over 650 books, a detailed description of each book's content, tips on identifying different editions, notes on scarce dustjackets, plus the estimated values of 1st editions. These values have been calculated using a variety of well respected sources. This essential reference book is easy to use, is clearly laid out, and includes both an author and title index. Each book has its own unique reference number and entries are fully cross referenced. It will appeal to all collectors of billiards and snooker memorabilia, book dealers and collectors, fans of both sports, and those simply wishing to add a few books to their sports collection. About the author Gary Clarke has been playing and watching snooker for over 25 years and has a great knowledge and deep affection for the game. He is also an avid reader and book lover and this work combines two of his most passionate interests. The author currently lives in his home town of Ipswich and this is his first work of non-fiction.