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|-||Jean Hugard'||+||This effect has two histories, the first in the seventeenth century, the second in the twentieth.|
|+||The seventeenth-century history was discovered only in 2017, by Reinhard Müller, who ran across a report of four unusual playing cards that had been preserved as evidence in the record of an arrest made in 1623 in Augsburg, Germany. The cards were initially believed to have been made for card cheating, but their nature was, to anyone knowledgeable in the methods of card cheating, useless for that purpose. The cards, though, in part fitted a familiar pattern for the method of an old transformation of the faces of four cards, which Sa. Rid first explained in 1612 in //|
|+||The second history of the All-Backs effect began in the early 1900s. |
|Edward Marlo, in //||Edward Marlo, in //|
|None of these methods involved a chosen card. Hugard worked privately on that task, but never published his method. He did describe it in a letter to Orville Meyer, dated July 18, 1939. See //||None of these methods involved a chosen card. Hugard worked privately on that task, but never published his method. He did describe it in a letter to Orville Meyer, dated July 18, 1939. See //|
|+||Also see [[cards:|
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