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A bibliography of the published magical effects, paperfolds and games of Robert E Neale
 

All entries are in order of year of publication.

Also note that several designs appear under different names in different publications.

Please let me know if you find any errors in this bibliography or are aware of any additional information or references that should be included.. Thank you.

1963

In Secrets of Origami - Robert Harbin - Oldbourne - contains Neale’s Elephant / Giraffe / Flamingo / Bull / Matador / Goose / Gorilla / Parakeet in Flight / Neale’s Humming Bird and Neale’s Cobra.

In The Best of Origami - ed. Samuel Randlett - New York: E. P. Dutton - contains Thurber Dog / Whale / Baby / Mary / Joseph / Bat.

1964

Bunny Bill - Chicago: Magic, Inc., - ISBN 978B004Z53QG4

1965

In Mentalwise, November 1965, Vol. 3, No. 3 - Tip on Remoto

In Ibidem, December 1965, No. 31 - Sensually Stacked

1966

Bunny One-Cut - Chicago: Magic, Inc.,

1967

In Epilogue, November 1967, No. 1 - TV Puzzle

1968

In Vol 8 Issue 3 of The Origamian  - editor Alice Gray - The Origami Center - contains a profile of Bob Neale as a paperfolder and diagrams for Charley Crow alias Crodini and a 2-part Octohedron tree ornament (spelling as in original).

In Folding Money Volume Two - ed. Samuel Randlett - Magic, Inc., Chicago – contains Star / Money Talks / Flipover Frog / Crown / Bikini Trunks / Bikini Bra

In Flapping Bird no 1 -  Horrors and Owl

In Flapping Bird no 2 -  Salt Substitute

In Epilogue, March 1968, No. 2 -  Stretchit

In Epilogue, November 1968, No. 4 - Pyramid One

In Pallbearers Review, June 1968, Vol. 3, No. 8 - The Hanging

1969

In Flapping Bird no 5 -  Dragon

In Flapping Bird no 7 -  Piglet

In Flapping Bird no 9 -  Indian Sign / Tryst / Twist

In Epilogue, March & July, 1969, Nos. 5 & 6 - Pyramid Two

In New Pentagram, August 1969, Vol. 1, No. 6 - For Richer, for Poorer / One More River (with Jack Avis and Peter Warlock)

In New Pentagram, October 1969, Vol. 1, No. 8 - Flexaface

In Pallbearers Review, December 1969, Vol. 5, No. 2 - Roulette (with Karl Fulves)

In New Pentagram, December 1969, Vol. 1, No. 10 – Handling (with Jack Avis)

1970

In Vol 10 issues 2, 3 and 4 of The Origamian (but actually just one publication) - editor Alice Gray - The Origami Center - issue largely devoted to An Origami Puppet Theatre by Robert Neale.

In Epilogue, July 1970, No. 9 – Inside Out Junior

In Pallbearers Review, June 1970, Vol. 5 - Infernal Machine

In Second Supplement to Faro and Riffle Techniques -  Karl Fulves - Teaneck, N. J – Infernal Machine

In Pallbearers Review, Winter Extra - More Lies

In Flapping Bird no 12 – Pinwheel

1971

Trans-Actions - Chicago: Magic, Inc.,

In Epilogue, March 1971, No. 11 - An Illusion

In New Pentagram, July 1971, Vol. 3, No. 3 - Pass It On / On The Magic Birthday Square

In Pallbearers Review, August 1971, Vol. 6, No. 10 -  Through and Through

In Scientific American, May 1971, Vol. 224, No. 5 in Mathematical Games column ed. Martin Gardner – Tetraflexagon / Sheep and Goats / Beelzebub

1972

In Flapping Bird no 18 – Sailboat

In Flapping Bird no 19 – Vice Versa.

In New Pentagram, February 1972, Vol. 3, No. 12 - Stretchit / Inside Out

In Pallbearers Review, February 1972, Vol. 8,  No. 4 - Fold, Cut, and Fail / Number Hummer / New Hunter Knot / End Game (aka Three Coin Monte)

In Epilogue, March 1972, No. 14 - New Age Cards

In Pallbearers Review, June 1972, Vol. 8, No. 8 - The Two Guns

1973

In Origami Toys - ed. Toshie  Takahama - Tokyo: Shufunotomo Co., Ltd., - Finger Puppets

Nova I-VI (series of kits) - Highland Park, Illinois: Benassi Enterprises.

1974

In Pallbearers Review, February 1974, Vol. 9, No. 4 - In the Mirror (with Karl Fulves).

In Pallbearers Review, August 1974, Vol. 9, No. 10 - Five Second Rice

In Pallbearers Review, September 1974, Vol. 9, No. 11 - A Trick with Sandpaper

1975

In British Origami 54 – Star Pattern/Frisbee

1976

In British Origami 56 – Harlequin Mask

In New York Times Magazine, October 24 1976 - The Mouth that Roared.

1977

In The Magic of Origami - eds. Alice Gray & Kunihiko Kasahara - Tokyo: Japan Publications contains Octahedron / Sixfold Ornament / Ring-Pinwheel.

1978

In Flexagons – Paul Jackson - British Origami Society Booklet 11 – contains Cross Flexagon and Ring Flexagon (not actually a flexagon but a single piece rolling ring).

1979

In Magic with Origami - Ray Bolt - British Origami Society Booklet 9 - contains: Sheep and Goats / Flexaface / Stretchit.

In Games, November-December 1979, Vol. 3, No. 6, Issue 14 - The Devil's Fold (aka Beelzebub)

1982

In Origami Games - Paul Jackson / Mick Guy - British Origami Society Booklet 17 - contains Frisbee.

In Games, November 1982, Vol. 6, No. 7, Issue 33 - The Temple of Hanoi

In Origami Christmas Tree Decorations - Paul Jackson - British Origami Society Booklet 20 – contains a 2-part harlequin decoration and 6-part Skeletal Octahedron (but attributed to Seiryo Takegawa in error).

In BOS Convention Pack Autumn 1982 – Ball unit

In Origami USA Convention Booklet 1982 – Origami USA – Thurber Dog

1983

In Wheels, Life, and Other Mathematical Amusements - Martin Gardner - New York: W. H. Freeman & Co.,- Tetraflexagon Puzzle / Sheep and Goats / Beelzebub / Impossible Playing Card

In Robert Neale's Trapdoor Card - ed. Karl Fulves - Teaneck, N. J. - Streamlined Trapdoor / Submarine Card / Impossible Playing Card

In Self-Working Number Tricks - Karl Fulves – New York: Dover Publications, Inc., - The Two Guns/ New Age Cards

In Origami USA Convention Booklet 1983 – New York: Friends of the Origami Center of America - Dragon.

1984

In Origami Convention Booklet 1984 - New York: Friends of the Origami Center of America/ - Why the Bat Dances

In Games, June 1984, Vol. 8, No. 6, Issue 52 - Three Coin Monte (aka End Game)

1985

In Self-Working Paper Magic – Karl Fulves – Dover Publications – ISBN 0780486248479 – contains Confetti / The Trapdoor / TV Puzzle / Inside Out / Stretchit / Flexible Transpo / Stretch A Bill / Shortchange Wallet / The Con Artist.

In The Magic of Origami – Alice Gray and Kunihiko Kasahara – Japan Publications – SBN 9780870406249 - contains: Magic Star / Octahedron

In Contemporary Money Magic No 5 - ed Karl Fulves - Stretch A Bill / The Con Artist Routine / Short Change Wallet

In Omni, June 1985, Vol. 7, No. 9 – Impossible Playing Card

Six Card Swindle: A Con Game for Magical Demonstration Purposes - Oakland: Jeff Busby Magic, Inc.,

More on the Six Card Swindle - Oakland California, Jeff Busby Magic, Inc.,

In Pajarita Especial 1985 Pliar 85 - AEP - Dragon

1986

In Contemporary Rope Magic, Vol. III - ed. Karl Fulves - Teaneck, N. J. - Off the Barrelhead

1987

The Flapping Bird (Anthology of magazines published between 1968 – 1976) – ed Jay Marshall – Origami USA – ISBN 978B000LXQVW2 – Contains: Owl / Horrors / Sixfold Ornament / Salt Substitute / Dragon / Pig / Twist / Tryst / Indian Sign /Pinwheel / Vice Versa / Sailboat.

1988

In Models by Members of the Friends of the Origami Center of America – Origami USA – contains:  Wallet

In Dutch Origami Convention Book Hoorn 1988 – OSN – Magic Star

In Noa Magazine 271 – NOA – Magic Star

In Origami Omnibus – Kunihiko Kasahara – Japan Publications - ISBN 9784817090010 – Contains: Ornament

1989

In Origami El Mundo Nuevo – Kunihiko Kasahara – Sanrio – ISBN 9784387892540 – contains: Magic Star / Ornament

1990

In Der Falter 3 (the magazine of Origami Deutschland) – Dodecahedron.

In Creative Life with Creative Origami 2 – Toshie Takahama – Macaw / Dog.

1991

Tricks of the Imagination – contains inter alia: Hat Trick (a presentation for Sheep and Goats), Love Story (a presentation for a variant of Sheep and Goats that produces different shapes).

In British Origami Magazine 147 – Rocket Ship.

In The Paper 39 – Origami USA – Rocket Ship.

In BOS Convention Pack Autumn 1991 – Elephant / Scottie.

1992

In Practical and Decorative Origami - Jay Ansill - Cassell - ISBN0304341479 - contains Ingenious Letter Fold / modules for Penultimate and Star modular systems

In Origami Monsters and Mythical Beings – Jay Ansill – Cassell – 9780304341481 – contains: Dragon / Ouroboros / Wizard and Witch

In BOS Convention Pack Autumn 1992 – contains: Module Star / Tube to Cube

In British Origami 152 - Neale’s Butterfly: A Poor Man’s Creation of Life

In Origami USA Convention Book 1992 – Origami USA – Contains: Scottie

1993

Self-Designing Tetraflexagons - article in 'The Mathemagician and Pied Puzzler - a collection in tribute to Martin Gardner' - Edited by Elwyn Berkelkamp and Tom Rodgers - A R Peters - ISBN 156881075X - considers various ways in which non-twisted flexagons can be constructed from a square divided into a grid of sixteen smaller squares by cutting slits or holes in the centre and/or by removing squares from the grid.

In Origami USA Convention booklet 1993 – New York: Friends of the Origami Center of America - Action Folds.

In The Buck Book – Anne Akers Johnson – Klutz – contains: Jumping Frog.

1994

Origami Plain and Simple - Robert Neale and Tom Hull - St Martin’s Press - ISBN 9780312105167 - 33 original designs – Frog with a Big Mouth / Holy Shield / Owlet and Family / Simple Fish / Simple Wallet / Elephantis Abstractum / Scottie Dog / Talking Bird / Funky Swan / Cobra / Raven Mask / Somersaulting Frog / ‘Kiss Me’ Greeting Card / Throwing Dart / Pinwheel-Ring-Pinwheel / Ornamental Thingie / Three Wise Men / Sea Serpent / Sunburst / Stabile / The Squared Square (and Cube) / Chess Set / Frog Head with a Big Mouth / Frog with a Big Mouth in Flight / Frog with a Big Mouth, Tongue and Eyes / Elephant Minor / Angel Fish / His Lady’s Voice / De Wabbit Wewised / Bald Eagle / Tesselating Fish / Elephant Major.

1995

Magic and Meaning.  Life, Death and Other Card Tricks - Eugene Burger and Robert E.Neale – promoted as a serious attempt to establish a philosophy of conjuring, one that motivates and vitalizes the performer of mysteries and his performances.

In Bank Origami – Sergei Afonkin – Akim, Russia – contains Butterfly from 2x1

In 3D Geometric Origami – Rona Gurkewitz and Bennett Arnstein – Dover Publications - ISBN 9780486288635 – Contains: Puzzle Cube.

1997

In Mathematical Origami - David Mitchell - Tarquin publications - Skeletal Octahedron (6-part).

Folding Money Fooling - Robert E Neale  - Kaufman and Co  - ISBN 978B0006R1OM1- all designs from dollar bills. Contents:  An Economic Comment / Fluttering Butterfly / Puppet Poetry / Billfrog / Perching Parrot / Heart Homily / Crane in Flight / A Boy's Modest Adventure / Crossed Doubly / Seven Clever Bills / Hyperflex / Baffling Bill Braid / Stretch A Bill / Presidential Portrait /Wormo /The Contrary Ones /Snake Basket /Pyramid of Immortality / Bunny Bill / Harris' Bunnies.

In Oru Magazine 16 – Sojusha – Contains: Scottie.

1998

The Magic of Celebrating Illusion – Book 1 of the Trilogy of Magic – Robert E Neale – Contains:  The Rising and Floating Bill (creased bill seems to move into the air) / A Flexible Space (a folded band of paper appears to change shape) / Mystery Tube (cardboard folded into a tube appears to turn inside out).

In Origami Hats – Sergei Afonkin – Chimia – contains: Hat with Feathers

In - British Origami 189 - Sheep and Goats

In British Origami 190 - Solution to Sheep and Goats

1999

The Sense of Wonder - Book 2 of the Trilogy of Magic – Robert E Neale – Contains: Framed (cardboard or paper folded into a impossible object) / Through the Eye of a Needle (a camel appears to have done the impossible, passing through the eye of the needle) / The Tortured Bill (a borrowed bill is folded into an impossible object) / Arrow of Good Fortune (a cardboard arrow behaves impossibly, turning upside down but remaining right side up) /Open Book (a cardboard oddity in three different ways) / Easy Reader (a cardboard endless book without a beginning).

In British Origami 195 - Refold (pure origami version of Sheep and Goats)

2000

An Essay on Magic - Book 3 of the Trilogy of Magic – Robert E Neale – Contains: Which Comes First?

In British Origami 202 - Inside Out

Frog Tales – Robert Neale – H&R Magic Books – shows how to fold frogs from poker cards and do tricks with them.

In Fun Origami World – Makoto Yamaguchi – ISBN 9784391124477 - Scottie

2001

In Origami - The Complete Guide to the Art of Paperfolding – Rick Beech – Lorenz Books – ISBN 9780754807827 – Magic Star / Scottie.

In Dragons and Dinosaurs – Sergei Afonkin and Elena Afonkina – in Russian – Dragon.

In Origami de Christmas 2 – NOA – Magic Star

2002

The Magic Mirror – Robert Neale and David Parr – Baffling Borromean Rings / The Last Dream / Counting Scarecrows / Whatsabox / Get Out of Jail Free (topological puzzle).

In Action Origami – Rick Beech – Southwater publications – ISBN 9781842157084 – Magic Star

In Origami USA Convention Booklet 2002 – contains: Crow with Shadow

2003

In Origami – Easy To Make Creations – Gay Merrill Gross – Metro Books – ISBN 9780760749746 – contains: Magic Star

2004

In Origami Sourcebook – Jay Ansill – Quarry – 9781592530656 – contains: Dragon / Ingenious Letterfold / Ouroboros / Penultimate and Star modular systems / Wizard and Witch

In The Origami Bible – Nick Robinson – North Light Books – ISBN 9781581805178 – Skeletal Octahedron

In Orison 20/03 – OSN magazine – Inside Out

2005

In Zoogami – Gay Merrill Gross – Barnes and Noble – ISBN 978B000P8YQD4 – Contains: Owl

In PCOC Play – Origami USA – ISBN 9781496166524 – Why the Bat Dances

In NOA Kessakusen 4 – NOA – ISBN 9784931297104 – Contains: Pinwheel – Ring – Pinwheel

In The Best of Annual Collections 1981-1995 – Origami USA – ISBN 9781496192943 – Contains: Scottie

2006

Which Came First? A Collection of Magical Designs – Robert Neale – British Origami Society booklet 68 – contains: Stretchit / Minimalist Mistery Mask / Lovebirds Greetings / Want-it Wallet / A Mountain-top Experience / Wide-mouthed Frog / Dreaming Up Genii / Pecking Crow with Shadow / Fishing with Escher / Executive Slinky / Flapping Bird / Secular Prayer Wheel / Which Came First? / Cross Cut /Square Puzzling / Windup Whirly /Action Paper Arrow

DVD Celebration of Sides: The Nonsense World of Robert Neale

In Doctor’s Origami Dream Book – Toshikazu Kawasaki – Asahi – ISBN 9784255003788 – Contains: Spinner 1

2007

In British Origami 243 – Stretchit

2008

This Is Not A Book – Robert Neale – a book of close up magical wonders including: Robin’s Nest / Breaking Bread / The Treasure Hunt / Countermanded / The First Mystery / Bashful Lock / Crossing the Threshold (a topological puzzle and trick) / To the Other Side of No (a topological puzzle and trick) / Fold, Cut and Fail / Wheel of Life (a hexaflexagon that changes shape) / A Very Personal Computer (a tetraflexagon that changes shape) / plus a chapter on developing Hypercard, an exploration of a simply created impossible object.

In Origami Kit for Dummies – Nick Robinson – Wiley – contains Lovebirds (aka Lovebirds Greetings)

2009

Magic Matters – Robert Neale – contains 11 theoretical essays and 40 new tricks including Only a Paperfolded Rose (presentation for the napkin rose model) / Help is On the Way (newspaper folded and cut into pieces that are combined in different ways to tell a story / Utility Beating Heart Bill (action dollar bill model) / Reversal of Fortune (topological oddity).

The Impossibill Braid

2010

In World’s Best Origami – Nick Robinson – Alpha Books – ISBN 9781615640539 – Contains: Octahedron / Owl / Party Hat / Squared Square / Squared Square Cube.

2011

In Building with Butterflies (2nd Edition)- David Mitchell - Water Trade - ISBN 9780953477470 - Robert Neale’s Octahedron.

2012

In Creased Magazine 11 - Owl

In Halloween Origami – Nick Robinson – Dover Publications – 9780486498737 – contains: Horrors

In Creased Magazine 9 – Big Mouth Frog

In OrigaMIT 2012 Convention Book – Dragon

In Simple Origami as Featured in The New Countesthorpe Herald – British Origami Society – includes: Fish

2013

In DVD The Origami World of Neal Elias – Dave Venables and Marc Cooman – British Origami Society – contains: Brooch / Bull / Bunny Bill / Dragon / Elephant / Giraffe / Hamster / Horrors / Jack-in-the-Box / Joseph / Mary / Magic Box / Matador / Ornament / Owl / Scottie / Star / Twined Snakes / Whale.

In Don't Fold Under Pressure - David Raynor - British Origami Society - contains: Simple Talking Frog.

2014

In British Origami Magazine 285 – British Origami Society – Refold (idenified as Sheep and Goats in error).

2015

In Origami by the Great American Masters – Marc Kirschenbaum – NuiNui – ISBN 978B01HCAOBE9 – contains: Mother and Child

2016

In British Origami Society Compilation 2016 – British Origami Society – contains: Lovebirds Greeting

In Learning Mathematics with Origami - Tung Ken Lam and Sue Pope - 2016 - Association of Teachers of Mathematics - ISBN 9781898611950 - Skeletal Octahedron.

2017

At http://www.origamiheaven.com/puzzles.htm - Three in a Row puzzle.