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Grandin

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Grandin
BornMartin Grandin
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Died?
NationalityFrench

Grandin (?-?) revised and expanded in 1723 Récréations mathématiques et physiques by Jacques Ozanam with the chapter Tours de Gibecière providing in French the first description of the Cups and Balls and the One Ahead Principle for a three cards divination.

Biography

The Biographie universelle ancienne et moderne (Vol. 18, page 299, 1817) lists Martin Grandin as a theologian, Doctor of the Sorbonne in Paris and Professor of Philosophy at the College of Navarre. According to the Biographie universelle he published his new edition of Ozanam (the date of publication is given as 1724), in which he made stylistic changes to the original text, deleted parts he considered less worthy and added some “problèmes de musique” (possibly a misprint for “magie”).

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