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|-||The first description occurs in R.P's //Ein Spiel Karten// (1853, translated by Dr. Lori Pieper in 2005), in a trick with the translated title of “The Nameless Card.” It is a gag, rather than a magic trick. However, Hofzinser was known to use this gaffed card for magical uses in the mid-1800s. See Domination of Thought in //Hofzinser’s Card Conjuring// (1910, English translation 1931).||+||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).|