All About Glass

All About Glass

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[Travel diary, 1902].
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Carder, Frederick. 112164 Archives finding aid title: Flip open notebook:1902 travel diary 1902. 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 17 x 11 cm. R-1058 Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. Notebook cover reads "Note book 1d. 100 pages. Cream laid note paper, suitable for pen

The book of mirrors.
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Cleveland Window Glass & Door Co., Cleveland, OH, USA. 106164 Cleveland, Ohio: Cleveland Window Glass & Door Co., 1917-18. 40 p.: ill.; 27 cm. Cleveland Window Glass & Door Co., Cleveland, OH, USA. Accompanied by: Wholesale net price list (November 1917) applying to "The Book of

[Payments to models].
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Carder, Frederick. 116467 [1885-1887] 1 v. (unpaged); 17 x 10 cm. R-1058 Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. Notebook with black cover. The front and back covers were originally stuck to other notebooks and shows damage due to the separation of the covers. Most pages

[Flip-open notebook on various elements and compounds].
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Carder, Frederick. 112157 [n.d., between 1880-1930] 1 v.; 10 x 17 cm. R-1058 Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. Dark blue cloth covered notebook with paper spine cover with red cross hatches. Notebook used from both ends: "Good depositing solution" (24

Glass manufacture 1902: receipes [sic] & questions.
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Carder, Frederick. 112156 Archives finding aid title: Flip-open notebook: glass manufacture, recipes & questions, 1902 1902-1903. 1 v.; 16 x 11 cm. R-1058 Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. Title handwritten on cover. Notebook opens with the hinge at the head.

Catalogue des produits admis à l'Exposition industrielle des Flandres de 1849.
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Exposition industrielle des Flandres (1st: 1849: Ghent, Belgium) 117333 Half-title: Exposition des produits de l'industrie des Flandres, à Gand, 1849 Gand: imp. de L. Hebbelynck, 1849. vi, 188 p.; 21 cm. 1re éd. T615 1849 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. 1re ptie. Pìeces

[Small brown sketchbook], 1882 / F. Carder.
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Carder, Frederick. 119851 Written inside cover: F. Carder, 1882 1882. [ca. 70 p]: ill.; 14 x 10 cm. Carder/Steuben archive Box 29, Folder Small brown sketchbook, 1882 Hinge is at the top. Carder sketchbook. Part of the Carder/Steuben collection. This item is in the Frederick Carder papers. Sketches

The amateur's handbook of practical information for the workshop and the laboratory: containing clear and full directions for bronzing, lacquering, polishing metal, staining and polishing wood, soldering, brazing...
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Phin, John, 1830-1913. 119811 New York: Industrial Publication Co., 1879. 66, [6] p.; 16 cm. 2nd ed., greatly enl. TP859 Advertisements: 6 p. (at end) and end papers. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the Getter Center Library. CMGL has a copy of the digital

[Black notebook of loose leaf data sheets I].
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Carder, Frederick. 112167 1887-1941. 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 19 x 13 cm. R-1058 Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. Black 6-ring Lefax ledger book which includes calendars for the years 1942-1943 but entries dated from 1931-1941. Only first 66 p. have been used. "

Amtlicher Bericht über die allgemeine Deutsche Gewerbe-Ausstellung zu Berlin im Jahre 1844.
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Deutsche Gewerbe-Ausstellung (1844: Berlin, Germany) 117338 Berlin: K. Reimarus 1845. 5 pts. in 3; 23 cm. T440 1844.E1 This was the largest German exhibition with 3040 exhibitors and was sponsored by the Prussian government. The third volume contains T. 2, Abt. 2, T. 3, and Uebersicht der

Secret formulae for making glass: with original drawings.
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Boston Crown Glass Co. Cotter, Edmund Joseph. 97503 Boston, 1811-1812. 58 p.: ill.; 20 cm. TP857.12 Title from slipcase. Batch book. Handwritten (in multiple hands), with hand-drawn illustrations. Includes recipes from Mt. Vernon Glass Factory by Edmund Joseph Cotter; from Deerfield Glass Factory,

Manufacturers of stained, cut, flocked, enameled & embossed glass: also all kinds of ornamental stained glass for churches, dwelings, &c.
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Cook, Redding & Co., Boston, MA, USA. 93112 Manufacturers of stained, cut, flocked, enameled and embossed glass: also all kinds of ornamental stained glass for churches, dwellings, & c. Boston, Mass.: Cook, Redding & Co., [n.d., ca. 1880] (Boston, Mass.: J.H. Bufford's Sons Lith.)

[Photographic album].
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939. 87385 [Dresden: Blaschka, n.d.] 1 v.: 16 photographs; 27 cm. R-641 Green velvet cover with pewter floral spray and clasp. First image is Leopold Blaschka as an elderly man. First space for photograph is empty; there are 16 photographs in

R. Blaschka [sketchbook].
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Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939. 87384 Sketchbook [1892] 1 v. (ca. 80 p.): ill.; 11 x 18 cm. R-641 Beginning sketch is captioned "... Tempe, Arizona, 22. April 1892". Sketches of desert country. Most of the pages are blank and are not filmed. A few pages of laid in sketches of islands with

[Black sketchbook] 1889 / F. Carder.
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Carder, Frederick. 119894 Written inside cover: F. Carder, John Street, Wordsley 1889 1889. [45] p.: ill.; 18 x 13 cm. Carder/Steuben archive Box 29, Folder Black sketchbook, 1889 Carder sketchbook. Part of the Carder/Steuben collection. This item is in the Frederick Carder papers. Hinge at the top

Janvier 1896 [catalog].
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Desclée frères & cie, Paris, France. 71323 Manufacture d'appareils artistiques d'éclairage: gaz, huile, electricité Paris: Desclée frères & cie, 1896. [94] p.: ill; 19 cm. Desclée frères & cie Trade catalog. Suspension lamps, candelabras, wall-brackets, light globes,

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

[Catalog of perfume and toilet articles].
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California Perfume Company, New York, NY, USA. 60565 New York: California Perfume Company, [1915?] 32 (i.e., 64) p.: col. ill.; 25 x 38 cm. California Perfume Company, New York, NY, USA. Thumb-indexed by page number. Price page opposite illustration page of same page number. Catalog is not dated,

The collection of designs in glass by twenty-seven contemporary artists.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 61165 Designs in glass by twenty-seven contemporary artists Half-title: Twenty-seven contemporary artists New York: Steuben Glass, Inc., 1940. 2nd ed., Jan. 15, 1940 [7] p., 27 leaves [i.e. 54 p.]: ill.; 22 cm. Steuben Archives Box 9. Edition statement from p. [56]. Includes

About Steuben.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 65356 About Steuben glass New York, N.Y.: Steuben Glass, [1984?] 22 p.: ill. (some col.); 19 cm. Steuben Publications Box 19 Cover title. Cover shows a detail view of the Gazelle Bowl. Steuben has issued various editions of this publication, with differing covers and contents.

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

1995 corporate gifts.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71412 Mark of achievement made in America Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c1995. 16 p.: col. ill.; 28 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover titlte. "Steuben is extremely proud to have been chosen to make the Malcolm Baldrige National

Steuben, a commitment to excellence: distinctive corporate gifts.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71390 Distinctive corporate gifts Corporate gifts [New York: Steuben Glass, 1991] 31 p.: col. ill.; 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Identical to "Steuben, the gift of quality: distinctive corporate gifts," except for

Innerland.
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Moore, Robert (Robert E.) 67299 New York: Steuben Glass, c1980. Special commemorative ed. [28] p. (3 folded): ill. (some col.); 28 cm. NK5112.9.S7 "Engravers, Ladislav Havlik, Lubomir Richter, Peter Schelling, and Roger Selander; cutter, Mark Witter l.; drawings by Eric Hilton, photography by

Celebrations.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71364 [New York: Steuben Glass, inc., 1990] 30 p.: col. ill.; 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Gift; Corning Inc.; 2013; 1000135199 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging

About Steuben.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 64245 [New York: Steuben Glass, 1990?] 16 p.: ill.; 19 cm. Steuben- Box 14 (Range 3, Bay C, Shelf 4) Cover title. Steuben has issued various editions of this publication, with differing covers and contents. This cover shows partial views of 3 different styles of vases. There is

L'arte vetraria distinta in libri sette / del R.P. Antonio Neri Fiorentino.
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Neri, Antonio,-1614. 78964 Arte vetraria distinta in libri sette In Firenze: Nella Stamperia de'Giunti, 1612. [6], 114, [6] p.; 22 cm. TP856 "Ne quali si scoprono, effetti marauigliosi, & insegnano segreti bellissimi, del vetro nel fuoco & altre cose curiose, all'Illust.mo et

Die Kunst-Glas-Aekerei / von Theobald & Herrmann.
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G. Theobald & J. Herrmann (Firm), Munich, Germany. 79320 Munich: G. Theobald & J. Herrmann (Firm), [ca. 1888] C. Wolf & Son. XVII plates: ill.; 35 cm. Theobald, G., & J. Herrmann (Firm) Trade catalog. Cover title. Catalog is not dated but each page is printed with "Deutsch

Donald Pollard: masterworks in crystal, Steuben Glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. 71856 Masterworks in crystal [New York: Steuben Glass, 1982] 22 p.: ill. (some col.); 26 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Price list dated September 1982 inserted. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Gift; Corning Inc. 2013;

1882 illustrated catalogue.
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McKee & Brothers, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, manufacturer. 73573 Illustrated catalogue no. 29 30 numbered pages: illustrations; 24 x 30 cm McKee & Brothers Cover title. Includes childs mugs in 3 different sizes (in multiple patterns), pitchers, jugs, spooners, sugars, bowls, "Calendar"

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