Conjuring Credits

The Origins of Wonder

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mental:one-ahead_principle [2015/05/16 18:40]
stephenminch Corrected date for Guyot.
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 ====== One-ahead Principle ====== ====== One-ahead Principle ======
-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 //[[|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 //[[|A Merry Companion]]//, 1716, p. 113, Jacques  Ozanam’s //[[|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.
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