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by Nick
Sat Nov 24, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Books
Topic: Napkin Folding book
Replies: 0
Views: 481

Napkin Folding book

Joan has acquired this wonderful (undated) book pubished by Maclaren & Sons of Glasgow. 104 pages of diagrams, written by "A Society Waiter"!
by Nick
Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Ligia Montoya
Topic: Ligia Signature
Replies: 0
Views: 373

Ligia Signature

From a book sent by Ligia to Iris Walker
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by Nick
Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Ligia Montoya
Topic: From Iris
Replies: 1
Views: 396

From Iris

A document found in a folder called "letters from 1966", sent from Ligia Montoya to Iris Walker. Sad contents...
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by Nick
Thu Dec 28, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Moving the Lister List
Replies: 0
Views: 666

Moving the Lister List

I'm working on a new BOS site and I need to transfer the existing Lister pages into wordpress posts. If you feel able to help (and know a little about wordpress) please contact me by email.

by Nick
Sat Oct 28, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Origami Moyo
Replies: 12
Views: 9601

Re: Origami Moyo

There was a copy of this book in David Lister's collection, I took some photos, here are a couple
by Nick
Sat Oct 28, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: History
Topic: African folding?
Replies: 1
Views: 868

African folding?

There was a TV programme tonight about the magic used to inspire Harry Potter. On it there was a 15th century book of Ethiopian magic which included this image. The figure bottom right looks folded to me - what do you think?
by Nick
Tue Jun 20, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Napkin folding
Topic: Joan's book
Replies: 9
Views: 7849

Re: Joan's book

Soon, we hope. We are looking at kickstarter to fund it....
by Nick
Tue Jun 20, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: BOS Tribute to David Lister
Replies: 0
Views: 1811

BOS Tribute to David Lister

You can now register your interest in the BOS Tribute to David Lister book, which is nearing completion. We ask that you do not register unless you are firmly committed to buying a copy. Due to demand, we are limiting orders to one copy per person. We need to go to print within a month, so please sh...
by Nick
Wed Mar 01, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: History
Topic: David Lister tribute book
Replies: 0
Views: 1484

David Lister tribute book

The BOS are preparing tribute to the work & memory of David Lister. It will be around 100 pages, in full colour. We need to gauge how much interest there is in this and which format (hardback or softback) you would be interested in. Price will be around the £20 mark for hard, half that for the soft....
by Nick
Sat Dec 12, 2015 3:11 pm
Forum: History
Topic: very early advanced folding!
Replies: 7
Views: 5853

very early advanced folding!

Joan has found this example of Zhen Xian Bao by a Chinese man living in Paris in the 1860s - quite beautiful! And what is more astounding is that it is made from a *single* *uncut" sheet of paper!!
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