Conjuring Credits

The Origins of Wonder

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Eight Kings Stack

An early description of this mnemonic stack is given by William Frederick Pinchbeck in The Expositor, 1805, pp. 95-6. Another appears in a trick titled “To Tell the Names of the Cards by the Weight” in the anonymous Parlour Magic, 1838, London: Whitehead & Co., p. 147.