Conjuring Credits

The Origins of Wonder

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-====== Weighing the Cards ====== 
-This effect appeared in Edmé-Gilles Guyot'​s //Nouvelles Recreations Physiques et Mathematiques//​ (1740), under the translated title of "To tell the cards by weight."​ 
-It appeared again, made possible by a wide card in the deck, in //Ein Spiel Karten// by R. P., Prague, 1853, Part I, item 8, p. 30 of the Pieper translation,​ under the title of "The Scales."​