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Der Kindergarten (1874 edition) by Hermann Goldammer
A new edition of 'Der Kindergarten' by Hermann Goldammer which contained additional material was published by Carl Babel in Berlin in 1874. Some of this new material relates to paperfolding and includes some Folds of Life.

A full version of this book can be accessed at https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=bAwBAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false

The relevant illustrations from this book are shown below.

Folds of Life

1. Ein Neidridges Rastchen - probably The Frame (although the proportions are odd)

2. Eine Hohe Rastchen - possibly The Blintz Box or Masu

3. Einen Orden - The Cross

4. Ein Salonschiff - The Cup and Saucer

5. Einen Stiefel - The Pair of Boots

6. Eine Vogel (A Bird) - The Pajarita

7. A Bag or Pouch

8. The Jacket

9. Eine Hose - The Trousers

10. Einen Generalehut - The Newspaper Hat

11. Einen Doppelsahn - The Double Boat

12. Einen Blasebalg - The Bellows

13. Eine Muhle - The Windmill

14. Ein Schreibzeug (possibly Writing Set)

Folds of Truth

Folds of Beauty

Strip Folding

Paper Weaving