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Fell's Guide to Papercraft by Walter B Gibson, 1963
'Fell's Guide to Papercraft' by Walter B Gibson was published by Frederick Fell in New York in 1963. Despite the titlke, it is more of book of magical effects than it is of papercrafts.

I have not seen a copy of this work but a partial list of the contents taken from Walter Gibson: Fell's Guide to Papercraft ( is given below:

I - Fun With Paper

Contents of this chapter not given.

II. Paper Folding

The Base (or Coaster)

The Whirligig

The Triple Pleat

The Triple Pleat (Repeated)

The Soldier Hat

The Paper Cup

Strong Paper

The Paper Dish

The Paper Spinner

Napkin to Hindu

Pieces of Eight

The Wonder Ball

Paper Chains

III. Paper Tearing Patterns

The Triangular Fold

Port Your Helm

Another Ship's Model

Geometric Pattern

The Filligree

The Cog Wheel

The Gilded Cage

IV. Games & Stunts With Paper

First to Fifty

The Knock Out

Three Bags Full

Rapid Smoke Rings

Out of Sight

Stepping Tluuugh A Card

Blow Them Away

Push It Through

The Five-Pointed Star

Making A Quarter

V. Paper Puzzles

The Odd Addition

Odd Figuring

Six and Five Makes Nine

Cross Out Groups

The Thirty-One Race

The Impossible Diagram

The Creat "T“ Puzzle

Make Me A Star

Square Away

Nine Dots

The Double Cross

VI. Answers to Paper Puzzles

VII. Dollar Bill Deceptions

Dollar For Dollar

The Torn Bill

Drop The Buck

Three Out Of Eight

Magic Turnover

The Shrunken Dollar

Money To Burn

Find The Bill

VIII. Mental Mysteries With Paper

Color Tell

One Out Of Nine

The Marked Paper

Pick The Slip

Mystic Number Disks

Magic Folder Finder

IX. Paper Tricks


Mystic Paper Bands

Transposed Tissues

The Balanced Napkin

The Cutaway Strips

The Baffling Boomerangs

Tearing The Strips

Cut and Restored Paper Strip

The Mystery Box

The Wizard’s Wallet

X. Scientific Paper Stunts

Hypnotic Paper

The Magnetic Paper Hanger

Mutual Attraction

Magnetic Miscellany