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-In Olivier Gouyn de Poictiers ​1550 work, //Le mespris et contennement de tour jeux de sorts//, he describes wide and short cards, marked cards, false shuffles and deals, nullifying the cut and deck switches. See Guillemin'​s //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​22807/​An+Illustrated+History+of+White+Magic+Before+Robert+Houdin/​117|An Illustrated History of White Magic]]//, p.99. And in Ozanam ​(1725) are described and illustrated ​diagonally divided faces and the color-changing card with flap.+In Olivier Gouyn de Poictiers' ​work, //Le mespris et contennement de tour jeux de sorts//, 1550, he describes wide and short cards, marked cards, false shuffles and deals, nullifying the cut and deck switches. See Fanch Guillemin'​s //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​22807/​An+Illustrated+History+of+White+Magic+Before+Robert+Houdin/​117|An Illustrated History of White Magic]]//, 2002, p.99. Horizontally split faces were in use as far back as S. Rid's //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​5419/​The+art+of+iugling+or+legerdemaine+electronic+resource/​14|The Art of Jugling or Legerdemaine]]//,​ 1612, n.p. And in Jaques ​Ozanam's //​Récréations Mathématiques et Physiques//,​ 1694, p. 112 of the Pieper translation, ​diagonally divided faces and the color-changing card with flap are described and illustrated. Ozanam'​s book was translated in //​Gibecière//,​ Vol.6 No.1, Winter 2011, p. 79-156. See the __[[Acrobatic Card Feke]]__ entry. 
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