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|====== Double-Backed Card ======||====== Double-Backed Card ======|
|-||The first description occurs in Wm. Henry Cremer's //The Secret Out: One Thousand Tricks in Drawing Room or White Magic...// (1859). See "To let a person draw a card which he cannot name", which is a gag. However, Hofzinser was known to use this gaffed card in the mid-1800s.||+||The use of a double-backed card appeared in R.P's //Ein Spiel Karten//, 1853, p. 68 of the Pieper translation. It was used as a gag, rather than a magic trick. However, Johann Hofzinser was known to use this gaffed card for magical uses in the mid-1800s (see Domination of Thought: Second Method in Ottokar Fischer's //Kartenkünste //, 1910, p. 85 of the Sharpe translation).|