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The Origins of Wonder

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-Herbert Johnson had a version of the effect in which the deck is fanned to show the cards in normal orientation; then the fan is closed and the cards dealt to show them alternating face up and face down. White-bordered cards and a narrow fan were the method. This appeared as "The Instantaneous Reversing Pack" in Walter B. Gibson's//[[http://askalexander.org/display/17743/Practical+Card+Tricks+Series/26|Twenty New Practical Card Tricks]]//, 1925, p. 16. +Herbert Johnson had a version of the effect in which the deck is fanned to show the cards in normal orientation; then the fan is closed and the cards dealt to show them alternating face up and face down. White-bordered cards and a narrow fan were the method. This appeared as "The Instantaneous Reversing Pack" in Walter B. Gibson's//[[https://askalexander.org/display/78511/Practical+Card+Tricks+Series/26|Twenty New Practical Card Tricks]]//, 1925, p. 16. 
  
 In response to Al Baker's "Pack That Cuts Itself," Leslie Guest posed a challenge to create a "Pack That Shuffles Itself" in //[[http://askalexander.org/display/40796/Linking+Ring/52|Linking Ring]]//, Vol. 8 No. 7, Sep. 1928, p. 562. The following month ([[http://askalexander.org/display/40797/Linking+Ring/45|Vol. 8 No. 8, Oct. 1928, p. 639]]), Guest proposed a method to accomplish the effect using waxed pairs of cards. In response to Al Baker's "Pack That Cuts Itself," Leslie Guest posed a challenge to create a "Pack That Shuffles Itself" in //[[http://askalexander.org/display/40796/Linking+Ring/52|Linking Ring]]//, Vol. 8 No. 7, Sep. 1928, p. 562. The following month ([[http://askalexander.org/display/40797/Linking+Ring/45|Vol. 8 No. 8, Oct. 1928, p. 639]]), Guest proposed a method to accomplish the effect using waxed pairs of cards.