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Teach Yourself Origami aka Origami 1 by Robert Harbin, 1968
 
This book by Robert Harbin was published in in 1968., in hardback as 'Teach Yourself Origami: The Art of Paperfolding' by The English Universities Press and in paperback as 'Origami, The Art of Paperfolding' by Hodder Paperbacks.

In 1969 the paperback version was republished as 'Origami 1: The Art of Paperfolding'. The paperback was retitled ‘Origami: The Art of Paper-Folding’ in 1969.

As far as I know the content of all three editions was the same. Information on this page has been taken from the 1969paperback edition.

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The book contains:

A Preface by the author.

A Short History of Origami, based on (largely unreliable) information provided by Peter Van Note, which, however, includes reference to an ms about paperfolding he has acquired. At present I am unable to identify the ms in question.

A note on The Essentials of Origami

A note on Symbols and diagrams showing how to make the Waterbomb Base, the Preliminary Fold, a Reverse Fold and an Outside Reverse Fold, a Foot, and a Bird's Head.

A brief Bibliography.

Diagrams for: (not in the order in which they appear in the book)

Traditional Designs of Japanese Origin

Samurai Hat - The Kabuto

(said to be traditional Japanese)

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The Sampan

(said to be of Korean, Chinese and Japanese origin)

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Sanbow 1 :Japanese Offering Tray - The Sanbo

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Sanbow 2 :Japanese Offering Tray - The Sanbo on Legs

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Frog - The Blow-up Frog

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Traditional Designs of Western Origin

The House

(said to be a simple Japanese Fold)

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G I Cap

Developed from the House

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Boat - The Keelboat

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Salt Cellar and Colour Changer

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Spanish Box

(said to be Spanish, originally Japanese)

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Turban or Japanese Purse

This is the Mitre with the top folded down behind and tucked in.

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Water Bomb or Japanese Playball

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Basket or Japanese Box with Handle - The Hand Basket

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Multiform

Windmill / Vase / Saiboat - Boat with Sail / Catamaran - Double Boat / Gondola - Chinese Junk

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The Flapping Bird

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The Printer's Hat - The Workman's Hat

(attributed to Al Koenig and Mike Modrako, said to have been published in the New Phoenix magazine and used by permission of the Editor, Jay Marshall)

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Designs by the author

Penguins by Robert Harbin

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Penguin 2 by Robert Harbin

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Xmas Tree by Robert Harbin

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Decoration 1 by Robert Harbin

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Japanese Gentleman by Robert Harbin

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Japanese Lady by Robert Harbin

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Ostrich with Rider by Robert Harbin

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Designs by other paperfolders

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Pigeon by Akira Yoshizawa

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Praying Moor

(said to be of Spanish origin)

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Bat Mask by Peter Van Note

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Penguin 1 by Eric Bird

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Rabbit by Michael P Guy (Cut)

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Tropical Bird 1 by Ligia Montoya

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Tropical Bird 2 by Ligia Montoya

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Mother Hubbard's Dog by Eric Kenneway

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Mother Hubbard by Eric Kenneway

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Friar Tuck by Eric Kenneway

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Squirrel by Merton H Wolfman

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Decoration 2

(several folders discovered this)

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Fish by Samuel Randlett

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Ornithonimus by Sidney French

(from a rhombus)

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Aladdin's Lamp by Neal Elias

Folded from two partially connevcted squares

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Church by Iris Walker

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Pink Elephant by Tim Ward and Trev Hatchett

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Swans by Tim Ward and Trev Hatchett

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