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Paperfolding in the Boy's Own Paper
 
This page lists articles in the 'Boy's Own Paper' magazine which either are known to, or the title suggests they may, contain information of interest to the paperfolding historian. Where no illustration is shown I would be grateful to anyone who can supply me with the details of, or other information about, the article. Thank you.

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According to information on John Smith's site diagrams for the Flapping Bird were published on page 619 of 'The Boy's Own Paper' of June 19th 1886.

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BOP 389 of 26th June 1886 - 'A Paper Bird and a Paper Boat'. In addirtion to diagrams showing how to fold the Flapping Bird the text also contains a description of how to fold the Chinese Junk.

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BOP 587 of 12th April 1890 - 'How to Walk Through a Laurel Leaf' by Rev. J. B. Bartlett

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BOP 589 of 26th April 1890 - 'A Glimpse of the 'Fourth Dimension'' by Rev. J. B. Bartlett (Information from Juan Gimeno).

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BOP 592 of 17th May 1890 - 'Jacob's Ladder and How to Make It' by H F Hobden

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BOP 612 0f 4th October 1890 - 'More Ink Blurs' by Rev. J. B. Bartlett

I have not been able to trace the earlier article referrred to here

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BOP 628 of 24th January 1891 - 'How to Boil Water in a Paper Bag'. Author not given. (The Kettle)

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BOP 655 of 1st August 1891 - 'Some Paper Novelties' (Part 1) Author not given. (The Chinese Junk)

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BOP 656 of 8th August 1891 - 'Some Paper Novelties'. Part 2) Author not given. (The Bellows and the Puzze Purse)

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BOP 718 of 15th October 1892 - 'How to Make a Cardboard Cube' by John Chesterman Smith

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BOP 795 of 7th April 1894 - 'Some More Paperfolding' by GR.

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BOP 810 of 21st July 1894 - 'Some More Paper-folding' by Anon.

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BOP 814 of 18th August 1894 - 'How to Fold a Chinese Love-Letter' by Burnett Fallow.

(Pictures from Michel Grand)

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BOP xxx of 15th December 1894 - 'The Story of a Paper Dart' by Burnett Fallow.

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BOP 867 of 24th August 1895 - Diagrams of a paper boat invented by Sidney V North - The Blunt Ended Boat

BOP xxx of 2nd November 1895 - 'A Paper Bird, a Double Boat and a Workshop Hat' by Burnett Fallow.

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BOP 1401 of 18th November 1905 - 'How To Fold A Suit of Clothes' by C Horner.

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BOP 1503 of 2nd November 1907 - 'Half an Hour's Fun with a Newspaper' by Morley Adams.

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