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Spielbuch fur Madchen by Maria Leske
'Spielbuch fur Madchen' by Maria Leske (a pseudonym of Marina Krebs) was published by Verlag von Otto Spamer in Leipzig in 1865.

A full copy of the work can be accessed here.

A Dutch translation was published in 1876 under the title 'Geillustreerd Uitspanningsboek voor Meisjes'.



Paper Bag (The Seed Container) / Paper Dart / Newspaper Hat / Paper Boat / Bellows

(This illustration was taken from Hermann Wagner's 'Spielbuch fur Knaben', published the previous year)


The Fold and One Cut Latin Cross


Cardboard Modelling


Napkin Folds

See below.


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