All About Glass

All About Glass

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Fancy decorated lamps, etc.: catalogue no. 3: season 1904.
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Fostoria Glass Company, Moundsville, WV, USA. 66306 Fine decorated lamps Moundsville, W. Va.: Fostoria Glass Company, 1904. [33] p.: ill. (some col.); 18 x 28 cm. Fostoria Glass Company Trade catalog. A picture of Fostoria's Chicago lamp sale room in on last page of catalog. Decorated lamps,

Asian artists in crystal: designs by contemporary Asian artists engraved on Steuben crystal. Exhibited at National Gallery of Art, Washington [and] the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1956.
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Steuben Glass, inc. National Gallery of Art (U.S.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) 67720 New York: Steuben Glass, 1956. xiv, 83 p. ill.; 24 cm. NK5112.9.S7 A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Additional editions

Designs for stained & painted glass & decorations ecclesiastical & domestic.
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Camm Brothers, Smethwick, England. 65566 Designs for stained and painted glass and decorations ecclesiastical and domestic Designs for stained glass Smethwick, England: Camm Brothers, 1875. 8 p., 19 engraved plates: ill.; 37 cm. Camm Brothers, Smethwick, England. Trade catalog. Accompanied by a 16

Catalogue of gifts.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Glass Works. 71306 Steuben Glass catalogue of gifts Steuben glass: Spring 1977 [New York: Steuben Glass, 1977] 63 p.: ill. (some col.); 17 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. "Spring 1977"--P. [64]. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. CMGL c.

Steuben: Valentine gifts 1992.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. Neiman Marcus. 71406 Valentine gifts 1992 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c1992. 32 p.: col. ill.; 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Order form and return envelope, laid in. Gift; Corning Inc. 2013; 1000135220 Digitized by Boston Photo

Geschäfts-Anmerkungen.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939. 61881 Dresden: Blaschka, 1872-1887. 1 v. (ca 188 p.); 28 cm. R-641 Handwritten account book in German. Laid in: misc. handwritten notes, filmed where they were inserted. Possibly a list of customers; e.g. March 1882, Prof. Bridge Birmingham

The art of Steuben. Volume IV / [written by Chloe Zerwick; designed by Mary Lou Littrell; photographed by Robert Moore].
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Zerwick, Chloe. 71442 Art of Steuben. Volume 4 New York: Steuben Glass, 1987. 79 p.: col. ill.; 26 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Price list inserted. Published in a limited edition by Steuben Glass. Includes list of public collections and biographies of the artists

Buffalo Cut Glass Co.: manufacturers of rich cut glass.
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Buffalo Cut Glass Company, Batavia, NY, USA. 79050 Diamond finish Buffalo Cut Glass Company Batavia, N.Y.: Buffalo Cut Glass Company, [n.d., between 1905-1918] 44 leaves: ill.; 23 x 30 cm. Buffalo Cut Glass Company Trade catalog. All catalog descriptions are in handwritten script. Buffalo Cut Glass

Chinese pavilion / by Steuben Glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 0911442073 64434 New York: Steuben, 1975. Special commemorative ed. of 1500 copies. 29 p.: ill. (some col.); 33 cm. NK5112.9.S7 Designed by Donald Pollard; engraving design by Alelxander Seidel; engraved by Roland Erlacher; goldwork by Louis Feron. A copy of this item was

At home with Steuben.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71386 At home [New York: Steuben Glass, 1991] 35 p.: col. ill.; 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. "Starlight Cluster" by David Dowler featured on p. [1] of cover. Gift; Corning Inc. 2013; 1000135216 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging

Clarity, craftsmanship, design.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71368 [New York: Steuben Glass, inc., ca. 1990] 28 p.: ill. (some col.); 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. "Globe" by James Houston, featured on p. [1] of cover. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. An

Anmerkungen über Wirbellose Thiere. III.
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Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939. Heller, Camil, 1823-1917. Zoophyten und Echinodermen des Adriatischen Meeres. 61915 [n.d., ca. 1876?] 124 handwritten p.: ill.; 21 cm. Blaschka archive, Box 23 Cover title. Attributed to Rudolf Blaschka. At head of p. 1: Heller, Die Zoophyten und Echinodermen des

Enjoying Steuben glass / by Louis Redmond.
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Redmond, Louis. 65353 Corning, N.Y.: Steuben Glass, [1965] [21] p.: ill.; 18 cm. Steuben Archives Box 9. "75, 1-65"--Inside back cover. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. The reason for it-- The substance of it-- The shapes it takes-- Living with it-- Giving it-- Creating

Chemical analyses of early glasses / Robert H. Brill.
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Brill, Robert H. Rising, Brandt A. Stapleton, Colleen P. Corning Museum of Glass. 0872901424 (v. 1) 9780872901421 (v. 1) 0872901432 (v. 2) 9780872901438 (v. 2) 0872900432 (v. 2) 9780872901902 (v. 3) 0872901904 (v. 3) 61154 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass, 1999-2012. 3 v.: ill. (some col.),

Annual price list. July 1, 1913 / Whitall Tatum Company manufacturers of druggists', chemists', and pefumers glassware, manufacturers, importers, and jobbers of druggists' sundries.
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Whitall Tatum Company, Millville, NJ, USA. 95965 Whitall Tatum Company manufacturers of druggists', chemists', and pefumers glassware, manufacturers, importers, and jobbers of druggists' sundries Price list 1913 Millville, N.J.: Whitall Tatum Company, c1913. 198 p.: ill. (some col.);

Beauty and transparency with remarkable durability [advertisement].
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Corning Glass Works. Ladies' home journal April 1917, pp. 69 98283 [S.l.]: Ladies' Home Journal, 1917. [1] p.: ill.; 42 x 29 cm. Unit 7, Drawer 7 Advertisement for Pyrex transparent oven-ware. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging May 2014. Reproduction displayed in the exhibition titled

Description of a glass-apparatus for making in a few minutes, and at a very small expence, the best mineral waters of Pyrmont, Spa, Seltzer, Seydschutz, Aix-la-Chapelle, &c.: together with the description of two new eudiometers, or instruments, for ascertaining the wholesomeness of respirable air, and the method of using these instruments, in a letter to the Rev. Dr. J. Priestley / by J.H. de Magellan, F.R.S.
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Magalhães, João Jacinto de, 1722-1790. 81531 London: The author, 1783. viii, 80 p.: front.; 21 cm. 3rd ed., rev., corr., and enl. by the author, with an examination of the strictures of Mr. T. Cavallo, F.R.S., upon these eudiometers. TP625 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September 2009.

Photographs.
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Charles G. Tuthill Glass Company, Middletown, NY, USA. 80271 [Middletown, N.Y.: Charles G. Tuthill Glass Company, 1902-1923] [24] leaves: original photos; 18 x 27 cm. Tuthill, Charles G., Glass Company, Middletown, NY, USA. Cover title. Trade catalog. Strictly a photo album, presumably from the

Notizbüchel für 1869-1870.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. 87383 [1869-1871] [24] p.; 21 cm. R-641 Cover title. Small blue notebook containing business records organized by month. This may be an order book or a listing of orders shipped. Includes orders for glass eyes (Augen) for animals (Thieraugen) and probably for people.

Actinologia britannica: a history of the British sea-anemones and corals / by Philip Henry Gosse.
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Gosse, Philip Henry, 1810-1888. 95911 History of the British sea-anemones and corals British sea-anemones and madrepores London: Van Voorst, 1860. xl, 362 p., 12 leaves of col. plates: ill. (some col.); 23 cm. QL376.4.G8 Plate 5 is facing t.p. Includes bibliographical references and index.

[Photographic album].
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939 87387 [Dresden: Blaschka, n.d.] 1 v.: 27 photographs; 16 cm. R-641 Brown leather cover with embossed rose and yellow metal clasp. Twenty-seven photographs in all. Empty pages were not filmed. This item is in the Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka

Essayes of natural experiments, made in the Academie del cimento, under the protection of the most serene Prince Leopold of Tuscany / written in Italian by the secretary of that academy [Lorenzo Magalotti], Englished by Richard Waller.
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Accademia del cimento (Florence, Italy) Magalotti, Lorenzo, conte, 1637-1712. Waller, Richard, tr. 95592 London: Printed for B. Alsop at the Angel and Bible in the Poultrey, 1684. [20], 160, [10] p.: 19 plates; 24 cm. QC17 Added t.-p., engr. Includes index. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in

Correspondenz-Buch III.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. 97766 Correspondenzbuch III [1876-1877] 1 v. (unpaged); 21 cm. R-838 Cover title. Drafts of business letters, in German and English. This item is in the Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka collection. Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka collection Displayed in the exhibition titled

[Cut glass catalog].
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Quaker City Cut Glass Co., Philadelphia, PA, USA. Noack & Gorenflo. 96968 Quaker City Cut Glass Company, largest cut glass manufacturers in the world 20 numbered pages: illustrations; 24 x 31 cm Quaker City Cut Glass Co. "Our cut glass won grand prize and gold medal at World's Fair

Fra den kunstindustrielle udstilling: erindringsblade / ved C. Nyrop.
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Nyrop, Camillus, 1811-1883. 88382 Kjøbenhavn: J.H. Schubothes Boghandels Forlag, 1879. vii, 96 p.: ill.; 27 cm. T535 Includes bibliographical references. Digitized by OCLC in 2008. Drinking vessels: p. 32-43. Special CorningDB 0EBC794F-DEB2-4FE2-AF2E-61B402057E6C.pdf Exhibitions Denmark 19th

Manufacturer of registered flower centres, candelabras, vases, speciment tubes, and of cut, engraved, and etched table glass of every description.
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Philip Pargeter (Firm). Red House Glass Works, Stourbridge, England. 99387 At head of title: Philip Pargeter, Red House Glass Works, Stourbridge, England Also known as: Book no. 5 Fifth book Stourbridge: Philip Pargeter, [n.d., 1875-1881] Ensor & Simkins Lith. 93 leaves: entirely ill.; 33 cm.

[Catalog pages of colored stretch glass].
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Fenton Art Glass Company, Williamstown, WV, USA. 87542 Williamstown, W.Va.: Fenton Art Glass Company, ca. 1921. [6] p.: col. ill.; 23 x 31 cm. Fenton Art Glass Company, Williamstown, WV, USA. Trade catalog. Colored catalog pages 3-8, of Fenton Art Glass, in colored glass. Ware includes candlesticks

Drawings from painted glass in Norfolk / I. Talman.
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Talman, John, 1677-1726. 88039 [1705-1708] 1 v. (unpaged): ill. (some col.), coats of arms; 55 cm. R-91 Title from spine. Album of 19 original drawings in pen and watercolor of stained glass windows in Cathedral of Norwich, Boyton Church in Norfolk, Upton Church in Norfolk, Ranworth Hall in

Leop. Blaschka 1849 aus Böhmischaicha.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. 97740 1849. 1 v.: ill.; 18 cm. Blaschka Archives, Box 23 Small handwritten notebook, probably the earliest item in the Blaschka archives. Includes notes on Galvannismus, Versilberung (recipes for using gold and silver); drawings, perhaps of glass eyes and, on the same

Fine china, rich cut glass, catalogue no. 15.
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 94051 New York: Higgins & Seiter, 1904-1905. 146 p.: ill. (some col.); 14 x 20 cm. Higgins & Seiter Trade catalog. Cover title. Includes index. P. 128-133 include cut glass gifts in white leatherette cases. Three blank order forms bound in at end.

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