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|-||Reinhard Müller reports finding this principle in Eberhard Welper's //Das Zeitkürzende Lust- und Spiel-Haus//, Frankfurt, c. 1690. It later occurs in Ozanam (1693), Neve (1716), Guyot (1770), etc.||+||The one-ahead principle was the predominant method of a three-pile divination detailed in Horatio Galasso's //[[http://askalexander.org/display/13226/Gibeci+re/59|Giochi di carte bellissimi de regola, e di memoria]]//, 1593, p. 59 of the Pieper translation. Galasso's text was translated and published in //Gibecière//, Vol. 2 No. 2, Summer 2007 pp. 15-150.|
|+||Reinhard Müller reports finding this principle nearly a century later in a German text: Eberhard Welper's //Das Zeitkürzende Lust- und Spiel-Haus//, c. 1690. From then on, it became a staple of conjuring texts, appearing in Richard Neve's //[[http://askalexander.org/display/10637/Merry+Companion+or+Delights+for+the+Ingenious/130|A Merry Companion]]//, 1716, p. 113, Jacques Ozanam’s //[[http://askalexander.org/display/30887/Gibeci+re/150|Récréations mathématiques et physiques]]//, expanded 1723 edition, p. 150 of the Pieper translation (translated edition published in //Gibecière//, Vol. 6 No. 1, Winter 2011, pp. 79-156), etc.|