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-The Biseauté Pack, using trimmed, tapered cards is today most commonly called a Stripper Deck. This prepared pack was first devised for cheating at gambling. It is recorded in the expanded 1769-70 edition of Gilles-Edme Guyot'​s //Nouvelles récréations,​ physiques et mathématiques//,​ p. 13 of the unpublished Hugard translation,​ and William Hooper'​s //​Rational ​recreations//, 1802, p. [[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​18883/​Rational+Recreations+In+which+the+Principles+of+Numbers+and+Natural+Philosophy+Are+clearly+and+copiously+elucidated/​291|247]] and [[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​18883/​Rational+Recreations+In+which+the+Principles+of+Numbers+and+Natural+Philosophy+Are+clearly+and+copiously+elucidated/​308|262]].+The Biseauté Pack, using trimmed, tapered cards is today most commonly called a Stripper Deck. This prepared pack was first devised for cheating at gambling. It is recorded in the expanded 1769-70 edition of Gilles-Edme Guyot'​s //Nouvelles récréations,​ physiques et mathématiques//,​ p. 13 of the unpublished Hugard translation,​ and William Hooper'​s //​Rational ​Recreations Vol. 4, Second Edition//, 1782, p. [[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​18883/​Rational+Recreations+In+which+the+Principles+of+Numbers+and+Natural+Philosophy+Are+clearly+and+copiously+elucidated/​291|247]] and [[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​18883/​Rational+Recreations+In+which+the+Principles+of+Numbers+and+Natural+Philosophy+Are+clearly+and+copiously+elucidated/​308|262]].
  
 By the nineteenth century, the tapered cards had become well established in conjuring literature; e.g., Jean-Nicholas Ponsin'​s //La Magie blanche dévoilée//,​ 1853, p. 149, W. H. Cremer'​s //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​43192/​The+secret+out+or+One+thousand+tricks+with+cards+and+other+recreations/​113|The Secret Out]]//, 1859, p. 111, Prof. Hoffmann'​s //Modern Magic//, 1876, p. 60, August Roterberg'​s //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​34138/​New+era+card+tricks/​63|New Era Card Tricks]]//, 1897, p. 55, and Theodore DeLand'​s manufactured trick decks, such as his Dollar Deck, 1912. By the nineteenth century, the tapered cards had become well established in conjuring literature; e.g., Jean-Nicholas Ponsin'​s //La Magie blanche dévoilée//,​ 1853, p. 149, W. H. Cremer'​s //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​43192/​The+secret+out+or+One+thousand+tricks+with+cards+and+other+recreations/​113|The Secret Out]]//, 1859, p. 111, Prof. Hoffmann'​s //Modern Magic//, 1876, p. 60, August Roterberg'​s //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​34138/​New+era+card+tricks/​63|New Era Card Tricks]]//, 1897, p. 55, and Theodore DeLand'​s manufactured trick decks, such as his Dollar Deck, 1912.
  
-  * [[http://​www.conjuringarchive.com/​show.php?​cat=1223|Category in Denis Behr's "​Conjuring Archive"​]]+  * [[http://​www.conjuringarchive.com/​list/​category/​1223|Category in Denis Behr's "​Conjuring Archive"​]]
  
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