from gergonne to gargantua\nchapter intro, describes gergonne's pile problem, which is basically the 21 card trick using twenty seven cards\njoseph diez gergonne\nnaming the position of the card\n unknown\nbringing the card to a named position\n unknown\nwalker's method\nthomas walker\nnaming the card\n unknown\nrelation to ternary system\nmel stover\ngargantua's ten-pile problem\nmel stover\nhummer's die mystery\nbob hummer\nsorcerer's sevens iii\ncharles hudson\npile driver\nmatt baker
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Joseph Diez Gergonne

From Gergonne to Gargantua

Chapter intro, describes Gergonne's Pile Problem, which is basically the 21 card trick using twenty seven cards

naming the position of the card\n21 card trick with twenty seven cards, spectator can assemble the piles in any way\n unknown\nfrom gergonne to gargantua\njoseph diez gergonne
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Unknown

Naming the Position of the Card

21 card trick with twenty seven cards, spectator can assemble the piles in any way

bringing the card to a named position\n21 card trick with twenty seven cards, spectator can name what the final position of the selection should be in the packet\n unknown\nfrom gergonne to gargantua\njoseph diez gergonne\nwalker's method\nthomas walker
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Unknown

Bringing the Card to a Named Position

21 card trick with twenty seven cards, spectator can name what the final position of the selection should be in the packet

walker's method\neasier method for gergonne's pile problem, lets spectator name the position of the selected card\nthomas walker\nfrom gergonne to gargantua\njoseph diez gergonne\nbringing the card to a named position\n unknown
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Thomas Walker

Walker's Method

Easier method for Gergonne's Pile Problem, lets spectator name the position of the selected card

naming the card\n21 card trick with twenty seven cards, magician can name the selection at the end\n unknown\nfrom gergonne to gargantua\njoseph diez gergonne
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Unknown

Naming the Card

21 card trick with twenty seven cards, magician can name the selection at the end

gargantua's ten-pile problem\n21 card trick but done with ten billion playing cards\nmel stover\nrelation to ternary system\nmel stover\nfrom gergonne to gargantua\njoseph diez gergonne
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Mel Stover

Gargantua's Ten-pile Problem

21 card trick but done with TEN BILLION PLAYING CARDS

hummer's die mystery\nmagician uses dice to divine number thought of by spectator, principle is similar to 21 card trick / gergonne's pile problem. spectator thinks of a number between one and six, a die is put under performer's hand and without looking at it the performer shows three sides of the die several times and asks if the selected number is visible, number is eventually divined\nbob hummer\ndevil's die\njack yates\nfrom gergonne to gargantua\njoseph diez gergonne
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Bob Hummer

Hummer's Die Mystery

Magician uses dice to divine number thought of by spectator, principle is similar to 21 card trick / Gergonne's Pile Problem. spectator thinks of a number between one and six, a die is put under performer's hand and without looking at it the performer shows three sides of the die several times and asks if the selected number is visible, number is eventually divined