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by EdwinCorrie
September 21st, 2019, 4:04 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Phœnix complete edition 6 volumes (tannen's edition)
Replies: 1
Views: 531

Re: Phœnix complete edition 6 volumes (tannen's edition)

Hi Sébastien,
I'd be interested in these. I sent you an e-mail.
by EdwinCorrie
September 10th, 2019, 5:12 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Vernon fools Houdini
Replies: 82
Views: 8429

Re: Vernon fools Houdini

His Two Card Monte and Inverto are the first uses of the card since Hofzinser half a century earlier. For a fascinating 1623 source for double backers, see the Reinhard Müller discovery in the recent issue of Gibecière . Any chance you could mention what the source is? The article is called "T...
by EdwinCorrie
August 20th, 2019, 5:39 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Who invented this control?
Replies: 13
Views: 1987

Re: Who invented this control?

Not sure if this is exactly what you're referring to, but I found the following. "One is to take the position of the key card from the top of the deck and deduct it from 52 (the number of cards in play). (...) Now continue counting, starting on your key card (20), and again counting backwards: ...

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