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Un million de jeux et de plaisirs
 
'Un million de jeux et de plaisirs' by T de Moulidars (a pseudonym of Jules Trousset 1842-1905) was first published in 1880 and subsequently republished under the title 'Grande encyclopédie méthodique, universelle, illustrée, des jeux et des divertissements de l'esprit et du corps'.

In a chapter entitled 'Jouets D'Appartement' are instructions for folding:

L'Eventail Magique - ie Troublewit.

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Le Bateau - The Paper Boat

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Les Boites - ie The Catherine of Cleves Box

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La Bourse - ie The Puzzle Purse or Menko

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Le Chapeau de Gendarme - ie The Pyramidal Hat

Les Fleches - ie The Paper Dart

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La Jonque Chinoise - ie The Chinese Junk

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La Parachute - ie The Parachute

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Le Soufflet - ie The Bellows