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A paperfolding paradise

The website of writer and paperfolding designer David Mitchell

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Le Livre des Amusettes by Toto, 1899
 
'Le Livre des Amusettes' by Toto was published in Paris by Charles Mendel in 1899. It contains several chapters explaining folded paper amusements and designs. A complete copy can be found at https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k2097637/f115.item

Amusettes Avec Le Papier

9. La Cocotte

10. Le Bateau Double

11. Le Bateau a Cabine

13. Le Bonnet D'Eveque

15. La Saliere

16. La Gamelle

17. Le Portefeuille

20/22. Les Croix

23. Le Chapeau

24. Le Bonnet de Police

28. La Chaloupe

29. Casquet Moyen Age

30. Le Plateau

32. La Fleche

36. L'Etoile

40. L'Echelle

Le Moulin a Vente

Le Papier Magique

Le Parachute

L'Encensoir

L'Eventail

L'Abat-Jour

Le Grimacier

Les Anneaux de Papier

Le Livre Magique

Les Metamorphoses D'un Papier

This chapter explains how to make and manipulate Troublewit.

Amusettes Diverse

This chapter contains instructions for making various non paper based amusettes including:

La Charniere Japonaise (Jacob's Ladder)

which is of interest to the paperfolding historian as a precursor to flexagons