All About Glass

All About Glass

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Rapport sur les produits de l'industrie française: présenté, au nom du jury central, à S.E.M. le comte Corbière,... approuvé par S.S.M. le duc de Doudeauville / rédigé par M. le Vte Héricart de Thury, et par M. Migneron.
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Héricart de Thury, Louis-Etienne-François, vicomte, 1776-1854. Migneron, M. (Pierre-Henri) Exposition des produits de l'industrie française. Jury central (1823: Paris, France) 32180 Rapport du jury central sur les produits de l'industrie française Exposition de 1823 Paris: Imprimerie

Osservazioni istoriche sopra alcuni medaglioni antichi. All'altezza serenissima de Cosimo III, Granduca di Toscana.
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Buonarroti, Filippo, 1661-1733. 30255 Roma, Nella Stamparia di Domenico Antonio Ercole in Parione, 1698. 5 p.l., xxviii, 495, [1] p. illus., 30 pl. + 3 fold. plates. 28 cm. F-10176 Copy 1 digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September 2009. Vellum binding, worm holes. From Ray Winfield Smith

The methods of glass blowing: for the use of physical and chemical students / by W.A. Shenstone.
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Shenstone, W. A. (William Ashwell), 1850-1908. 31049 Glass blowing London; New York: Longmans, Green, 1897. x, 86 p.: ill.; 18 cm. 4th ed. TP859.2 Title on spine: Glass blowing. Includes index. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the Reese Library of the

L'Exposition de Paris (1889) / publiée avec la collaboration d'écrivains spéciaux. Premier & deuxième volume réunis.
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Exposition universelle de 1889 (Paris, France) 31237 Paris: La Librairie Illustrée, 1889. 2 v. in 1 (324 p.): ill. (some col.); 38 cm. T803 Weekly Exposition newspaper: no. 1, 15 Oct. 1888-no. 40, 2 Oct. 1889. Includes index. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September 2009. Original binding;

Spezial-Katalog: Römer, Madeira- und Likör-Kelche, Sektkelche, Champagner-Schalen, Rotwein-Kelche, Pokale, 1909-1910.
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Compagnie des cristalleries de Baccarat, Paris, France. 30854 Römer, Madeira- und Likör-Kelche, Sektkelche, Champagner-Schalen, Rotwein-Kelche, Pokale, 1909-1910 Paris: Compagnie des cristalleries de Baccarat, 1909. [18] pl. (most col.); 24 cm. Trade catalog: Baccarat, Paris, France (F-7223C)

Fabrique de peinture sur verre a la manière des anciens: cahier des dessins divers. / Laurent & Cie, successeurs de Billard.
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Laurent & Cie, Paris, France. 29702 Paris: Laurent & Cie, 1843. [2] p., [19] leaves of plates (some col.); 39 cm. Laurent & Cie Trade catalog. Inside front cover has sealed-on "Changement de domicile" notice and includes some prices. Price list on next 2 pages. 122 designs, no

Catalog (no. 8): chemical, laboratory supply, physicians, druggists, photographers and watchmakers glassware.
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Cambridge Glass Company, Cambridge, OH, USA. 29634 Chemical, laboratory supply, physicians, druggists, photographers and watchmakers glassware Cambridge, Ohio: Cambridge Glass Company, [n.d., 1920?] 62 p.: ill.; 27 cm. Lab glass: Cambridge Glass Company, Cambridge, OH, USA. (F-40L) Trade catalog.

Aldridge, Dowler, Hilton: the Steuben project: sculptures in crystal: [exhibition] Heller Gallery, May 7-29, 1988, Steuben Glass, June 15-July 16, 1988.
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Heller Gallery. Zerwick, Chloe. Steuben Glass (Firm) 32821 [New York]: Steuben Glass, c1988. [42] p.: col. ill.; 23 cm. NK5112.9.S7 Edited by Chloe Zerwick and Meleny Peacock. Price list inserted. "An edition of 7500"--P. facing t.p. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben

Excavations at Jalame: site of a glass factory in late Roman Palestine: excavations conducted by a joint expedition of the University of Missouri and the Corning Museum of Glass / edited by Gladys Davidson Weinberg.
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Weinberg, Gladys Davidson, 1909-2002. Brill, Robert H. Scientific investigations of the Jalame glass. University of Missouri--Columbia. Corning Museum of Glass. 0826204090 (alk. paper) 31493 Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1988. xxv, 378 p.: ill. (some col.), map; 29 cm. NK5107.6 Includes

50 years on 5th: a retrospective exhibition of Steuben glass.
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Steuben Glass (Firm) Gill, Brendan, 1914- 31078 Fifty years on fifth: a retrospective exhibition of Steuben glass. New York: Steuben Glass, 1984. [32] p.: ill.; 28 cm. NK5112.9.S7 Exhibition October 1984. Text by Brendan Gill. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Digitized

Clearcut illuminating glassware: a reflector for every service / Holophane Glass Company.
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Holophane Glass Company, Cleveland, OH, USA, manufacturer. General Electric Company. 30685 78 pages: illustrations; 20 x 28 cm Holophane Glass Company Index, p. 76-78. "Holophane Works of General Electric Co., Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A."--Embossed on cover. Laid in: Clearcut price list for

Catalogue des produits de l'industrie Belge admis à l'exposition de 1847.
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31447 Bruxelles: D'Ad. Wahlen, 1847. 250 p.; 21 cm. 2. éd. T465 1847 Cover says 1. ed., 1847; t-p. says 2.ed., 1847. Includes index. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. Includes glassware and stained glass. Special CorningDB F732A951-335E-4353-AED5-9C2EDACD7888.pdf Exposition de

A selected collection of objects from the International Exposition of Modern decorative and industrial art at Paris 1925 / organized and exhibited by the American Association of Museums.
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American Association of Museums. 31032 [s.l.]: [Amer. Assoc. of Museums?], [1926?] 44 p.; 19 cm. T805 From the collection of Frederick Carder. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. Includes glass by Daum Frères, Decorchemont, Goupy, Lalique, Lobmeyr, Marinot, Orrefors, A. Walter. Special

Annual report- The Corning Museum of Glass.
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Corning Museum of Glass. 0147-488X 28440 Corning Museum of Glass annual report Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass. v.: ill.; 28 cm. 1976- NK5102.C8 Also available online. Library has 1976-to date. Reports for 1951-1975 were compiled, but not published. Periodical CorningDB CAB7997A-11A5-4740

État actuel de l'industrie française, ou coup d'oeil sur l'exposition de ses produits, dans les salles du Louvre, en 1819. / Par E. Jouy.
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Jouy, E. 28673 Paris: Chez l'Huillier, 1821. 221 p.; 23 cm. T799 1819 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. Glass: chapters 12, 17, 18. Special CorningDB 3DF54CF9-948F-475F-80D9-0396CE69070D.pdf Exposition des produits de l'industrie française (1819: Paris, France) Manufactures

Moderne Entwürfe für Kunstverglasung und Glasmalerei.
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28301 Berlin: Fritz Toussaint, [ca.1914] 25 leaves of col. plates; 37 cm. NK5399 Issued in portfolio. Color is added by hand. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July 2010. Title page has been changed from a printed "18" to a handwritten "25" farbige Tafeln. CageO CorningDB

Reminiscences of glass-making / By Deming Jarves.
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Jarves, Deming, 1790-1869. 28631 New York, Hurd and Houghton, 1865. iv, 116 p. fold. pl. 20 cm. 2d ed., enl. TP849 f-530, 3 sheets; hard copy in library TP849.J38.1865*. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the Getty Center Library. CMGL has a copy of the

[Sales brochure] / Grierson & Co., manufacturers, no. 43 Market St., Pittsburgh, Pa.
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Grierson & Co., Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 29248 Pittsburgh, Pa.: Grierson & Co., [ca.1875] (Pittsburgh: Otto Krebs, lith.) 1 sheet (2 p.): entirely ill.; 31 cm. (folded) Tableware: Grierson & Co., Pittsburgh, PA, USA. (F-5205T) Trade catalog. New York pattern: p.2. Clearwater T309. Glassware

Artisan reports on the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1878 / The Society of Arts.
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Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) 28824 London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1879. ix, 664 p.; 22 cm. T802 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. Includes: Table and fancy glass, by Joseph Leicester: p.109-156; Stained and painted glass, by Francis Kirchoff: p.157-164.

A primer of glass design.
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Steuben Glass (Firm) 28588 New York: Steuben Glass, [1946?] [24] p.: ill.; 20 cm. NK5104 Some covers have a gray box with the title in white letters, while others have an uncolored box with gray letters. Some copies issued with a department store's name on the last page (Gump's, Marshall

[Catalogue of blanks] / Union Glass Company.
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Union Glass Company, Somerville, MA, USA, manufacturer. 29144 Union Glass Company, Somerville, Mass., manufacturers of hand made blanks Somerville, Mass.: Union Glass Company, [191-] 256 numbered plates: entirely illustrated; 28 x 40 cm Cut glass: Union Glass Co., Somerville, MA, USA (F-279C)

Reports of the United States commissioners to the Universal exposition of 1889 at Paris / Pub. under direction of the secretary of state by authority of Congress...
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United States. Commission to the Paris Exposition (1889) 28732 Washington: Govt. Print. Off., 1891. 5 v.: ill.; 25 cm. T803 Added t.p.: The executive documents of the House of representatives for the first session of the Fifty-first Congress. 1899-'90. v. 38-[42] Washington, 1893. Gift; Mrs.

The Corning flood: museum under water / the Corning Museum of Glass; [editor, John H. Martin, associate editor, Charleen K. Edwards].
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Corning Museum of Glass. Martin, John H., 1922-2007. Edwards, Charleen K., 1927- Fischer, David J. 0872900630 28535 Corning, N.Y.: The Museum, c1977. 60, xi p.: ill.; 28 cm. GB1227.S7 Chapter V and VI by David J. Fischer. Bibliography: p. xi. Appendix I, II, and III scanned February 2012 and

Irish glass; an account of glass-making in Ireland from the XVIth century to the present day, by M. S. Dudley Westropp... Illustrated with reproductions of 188 typical pieces of Irish glass and 220 patterns and designs.
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Westropp, M. S. Dudley (Michael Seymour Dudley), 1868-1954. 27510 London, Herbert Jenkins ltd. [1920] xvii, 19-206 p. illus., XL pl. (incl. front., port., facsims.) 29 cm. NK5146 f-1301, 6 sheets. Hard copy in library NK5146.W53. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the

Catalogue officiel illustré de l'exposition retrospective de l'art franc̜ais des origines à 1800.
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Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 (Paris, France) 29194 Paris, Imprimeries Lemercier et cie, [1900] 4 p. β., 311, [1] p. incl. front (plan): chiefly ill.; 23 cm. T804 At head of title: Exposition universelle de 1900. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. Special CorningDB

American beauty / Libbey Glass Company. Compiled and designed by MacManus-Kelly Co.
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Libbey Glass Company, Toledo, OH, USA, manufacturer. 28258 approximately 35 unnumbered pages: illustrations; 23 cm Cut glass: Libbey Glass Co., Toledo, OH, USA (F-1877C) Catalog compiled and designed by MacManus-Kelly Company, Toledo, OH. Contents may be difficult to read due to condition of

The methods of glass blowing, and of working silica in the oxy-gas flame: for the use of chemical and physical students / by W.A. Shenstone.
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Shenstone, W. A. (William Ashwell), 1850-1908. 25646 London: Longmans, Green and co., 1902. viii, 98 p.: ill.; 17 cm. 5th ed. TP859.2 f-4157, 2 sheets. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the Library of the University of California. CMGL has a copy of the

Écrits pour l'art: floriculture, art décoratif, notices d'exposition (1844-1889)
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Gallé, Emile, 1846-1904, author, artist. Exposition universelle de 1889 (Paris, France) 28062 Paris: Librairie Renouard, H. Laurens, 1908 [c1907] 382 p.: port.; 19 cm. R-57 "Liste de publications d'Émile Gallé": p. [373]-382. C. 2 digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. c.1

Curiosities of glass making: with details of the processes and productions of ancient and modern ornamental glass manufacture / By Apsley Pellatt.
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Pellatt, Apsley, 1791-1863. 28365 London: David Bogue, 1849. viii, 146 p., 6 leaves of col. plates: ill.; 22 cm. TP857 Copy 2 from the collection of Frederick Carder. C. 2 digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September 2009. c. 3 conserved; preservation box 20161000 Caitlin Moore of Black Finch

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