[Batch book].

Author/Artist: 
Henry G. Richardson & Sons.
Publisher: 
[n.d., ca. 1880?]
Description: 
1 v. ; 18 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
139669
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Location: 
Secured Stacks - Rare Books
Call Number: 
TP857.12.R51 1880? *
Notes: 
Batch book.
Small black ledger with only [28] pages used. Orange slip of paper with "1880?? opaque glass" written in pencil laid in at last used page.
"H W Woodward" written in ink and "Richardson's (?)" written in pencil inside front cover.
"Specific gravity of glass" p. [3-5].
Notable Acquisition 2014.
Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging May 2014.
Frederick Carder's batch book Notes on glassmaking & other subjects as occured (CMGL BIB 112178) includes recipes attributed to J.H. Richardson.
Includes recipes for glass for lenses, achromatic glass, cornelian, pomona green, pomona green for Hoch, December green, soft opal for gilding, light purple, albatrine, fire stone, alabaster French cut, alabaster German, copper ruby, German green opaque, German blue opaque, kiln batch, blue opaque chrysolite, best opal, gold for painting, finger cup blue, flint, metal for staining, black, white enamel, opaque glass.
Series: 
Glass recipe books
Object/Material Note: 
Pages with alabaster French cut, alabaster German, copper ruby, etc. published in Fieldings Auctioneers catalog Centuries of glass, March 8, 2014: 138797, p. 34 (lot 295).