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The Origins of Wonder

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-The idea of placing dice into a matchbox of a size that allows them to rattle but not to turn appears in "The X-Ray Trick" by J. Whiteheadin Bagshawe'​s //Magical Monthly//, ​August ​1925. The method in which the matchbox drawer is secretly divided, with a pair of loose dice on one end and a pair of fixed dice on the other was described by U. F. Grant in his "Dice and Match Box Mystery"​ in the October 1929 issue of //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​38575/​The+Sphinx/​36|The Sphinx]]//​. ​This is the earliest reference discovered to date.+The idea of placing dice into a matchbox of a size that allows them to rattle but not to turn appears in "The X-Ray Trick" by J. Whitehead in Edward ​Bagshawe'​s //Magical Monthly//, ​Aug. 1925. The method in which the matchbox drawer is secretly divided, with a pair of loose dice on one end and a pair of fixed dice on the otherwas described by U. F. Grant in his "Dice and Match Box Mystery"​ in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​38575/​The+Sphinx/​36|The Sphinx]]//, Vol28 No. 8, Oct. 1929, p. 308. 
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