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Jeux de pliages by Ferdinand Krch / Cuori / Coeur, 1933
 
'Jeux de pliages' by Ferdinand Krch was published by Flammarion in Paris in 1933. An Italian edition was issued, also in 1933, under the name 'Ferdinando Cuori', presumably because this name sounds more Italian. All the later French editions (1940, 1941, 07-1949, 06-1952, 1956, 1971, 1985 and 2004) were published under the name 'Ferdinand Coeur' (presumably for a similar reason). The contents of all the editions issued between 1933 and June 1952 were identical. (My thanks to Michel Grand for providing this information.)

According to Wikipedia, Ferdinand Krch (1881 - 1973) was a Czech pedagogue and children's author.

I do not know how the contents of the later editions varied from the original.

A full copy of the June 1952 French edition is included at the bottom of this page.

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Analysis

Fleche - The Paper Dart

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Avion - The Paper Dart with an added front wing

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Moulins a Vent - The Cut and Fold Windmill

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Maisonette (Cut) - made using the paper modelling technique

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Eventail Rond - The Circular Fan

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Lampion - a pleated Lampshade

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Chapeau de Gendarme - The Pyramidal Hat (made from a square)

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Bateau - The Paper Boat (made from a square)

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Bec (Cut) -

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Cochonnet - The Pig

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Gobelet - The Paper Cup

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Ciel-Enfer (Heaven-Hell) - The Salt Cellar / Fortrune Teller

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Cocotte

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Mouche-Avion (Fly-Plane)

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Boite - The Blintz Box

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Soufflet - The Bellows

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Diable - The Wild Man of Borneo

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Hirondelle. Avion - The Swallow

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Balle - The Waterbomb

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Grenouille - A cut version of The Blow-up Frog

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Avion-Libellule (cut) - Dragonfly Plane

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The Work

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