The Public Paperfolding History Project
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Diversions and Pastimes by R M
Abraham |
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'Diversions
and Pastimes' by R M Abraham was first published by
Constable and Constable in London in 1933 and later
reprinted under the title 'Tricks and Amusements' by
Dover in 1964. There is no specific chapter on paperfolding but the book contains the following: Folding A Square From A Rectangle A mathematical puzzle solved by folding paper. (The challenge is to find the length of the edge of a square which would be of the same area as the starting rectangle.) Solution ********** Paper Square ********** Making A Right Angle ********** Paper
Box ( ********** Five-Pointed
Star ( ********** True
Lovers' Knot ( **********
********** Folding An Equilateral Triangle ********** Folding
A Billet Doux ( **********
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********** Crystal
Models ( Cut Out and Fold Up Nets for the Pyramid (Tetrahedron), Cube, Octahedron, Icosahedron, Dodecahedron, Rhombic Dodecahedron, Tetrahexahedron, Icositetrahedron, Triakisoctahedron, Cube and Octahedron, and Copper Sulphate crystal. ********** |
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