All About Glass
All About Glass
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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
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
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.
Fenton Art Glass Company, Williamstown, WV, USA. 87542 Williamstown, W.Va.: Fenton Art Glass Company, ca. 1921.  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
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
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
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.
Budde & Westermann, New York, NY, USA. 89387 New York: Budde & Westermann, ca.1900. 123 p.: ill.; 24 cm. Budde & Westermann, New York, NY, USA. Cover title. Trade catalog. Index, p. 120-123. Suggested date provided by previous owner. Illustrated catalog of glassware (some cut), china
Deutsche Flaschen Verkaufsgesellschaft m.b.H., Düsseldorf, Germany. 86414 Düsseldorf: Deutsche Flaschen Verkaufsgesellschaft m.b.H., [n.d., 1880-1920?] 6,  leaves: ill.; 17 x 26 cm. Deutsche Flaschen Verkaufsgesellschaft m.b.H., Düsseldorf, Germany. Trade catalog. Catalog is not dated;
[Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895]. 95869 [n.d., between 1850-1873?] 1 v.: ill.; 21 cm. R-838 Blascka sketchbook, primarily of human figures engaged in various activities, but includes designs for jewelry (earrings, pins, rings, filigree work), decorative objects (mirror, birdcage, tableware), and 1
Lactantius, ca. 240-ca. 320. Alcher, de Clairvaux, 12th cent. De spiritu et anima. 95635 Title from p. : L. Coeli Lactantii Firmiani de ira Dei Title from p. : L. Coeli Lactantii Firmiani de opifitio Dei sev hominis formatione De opificie Dei sive de hominis formatione De phoenice Title
Breves Lalique Galleries, London, England. René Lalique et cie. 89500 Lalique mascots: the most beautiful & distinctive form of car decoration London, England: Breves Lalique Galleries, [n.d., 1930-1935?] 1 folded brochure: ill.; 19 cm. Breves Lalique Galleries Car mascots (hood ornaments)
Hooke, Robert, 1635-1703. Martyn, John, fl. 1649-1680, printer. Allestry, James, d. 1670, printer. Royal Society (Great Britain). Council. 97628 Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses London: Printed by Jo. Martyn and Ja. Allestry, Printers to the Royal Society,
Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. 92263 [1880-1885?]  p.; 21 cm. + ca. 80 misc. pages and envelopes laid in. F-15211 Written in a composition notebook in both ink and pencil (the latter is often difficult to read). Not all letters have a complete date, but the earliest is March 13, 1880. This item
[Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895]. 95865 [n.d., between 1870-1920?] 1 v.: ill.; 21 cm. R-838 Blascka sketchbook, primarily of human figures engaged in various activities, but does include landscapes and sketches of ships. Approximately half of the pages are blank. This item is in the Leopold and
Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727. Smith, Samuel, fl. 1681-1703, bookseller. Walford, Benjamin, d. ca. 1710, bookseller. Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727. Quadratura curvarum. Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727. Enumeratio linearum tertii ordinis. 94325 Treatise of the reflexions, refractions, inflexions and
Pliny, the Elder. Johann, of Speier, d. 1470. printer 84191 Plinius Secundus Nouocomensis equestribus militiis industriȩ functus, procurationes quoq[ue] splendidissimas atq[ue] continuas summa integritate administrauit... [Venice: Johannes de Spira, before 18 Sept. 1469]  p.; 42 cm. (fol.) F
Moses, Henry, 1782?-1870, engr. Baber, Henry Hervey, 1775-1869. 99384 Moses' antique vases [London]: H.G. Bohn,  xii, 61,  p.: ill., 150 (i.e. 151) pl. 23 cm. N5615 The historical essays are by H.H. Baber. cf. Brit. Mus. Catalogue. Engraved t.p. with ornamental border. Date of
Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939. 87384 Sketchbook  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
Geo. Davidson & Co., Gateshead-on-Tyne, England. 87531 Primrose, blue pearline [Gateshead-on-Tyne: Geo. Davidson & Co., n.d., 1895-1898?] p. 5-28: ill.; 28 cm. Davidson, Geo., & Co. Trade catalog. Cover title. Ware includes mustards, salts, piano stands, baskets, lemon squeezers, creams
Josephus, Flavius. Josephus, Flavius. De bello Judaico. Latin. Schüssler, Johann, fl. 1470-1473. Rufinus, of Aquileia, 345-410. 94259 De bello Judaico Incipit ([2a]): Iosephi historiog[ra]phi viri clarissimi prologus in libros antiquitatum vigi[n]ti incipit feliciter Incipit ([202a]): Iosephi de
92264 Vol. 4-5: Pâte de verre Carnets Pâtes de verre [ca. 1912-1919] 7 notebooks: ill.; 15 cm. TP859.1 Cover title. "Carnet" printed on cover of each notebook; multiplication tables from 2 through 10 printed on back covers. The first five notebooks contain experimental results of making
Manufacture royale des glaces de France (Saint-Gobain) Associés de la manufacture des glaces. 99253 À Paris: Chez Prault, imprimeur du Roi..., 1791. , 84 p.; 16 cm. TP860 "Le prix est de quarante sols, broché." Mostly tables. Tables for the price of sheets of glass of different
Christoph Palme & Co., Rheinbach/Bonn, Germany. 95843 69 unnumbered leaves: illustrations (some col.); 27 x 36 cm Palme, Christoph, & Co., Rheinbach/Bonn, West Germany. Cover title. Catalog is not dated, suggested date provided by previous owner. Ware numbers are in consecutive order
Cassius Dio Cocceianus. Estienne, Robert, 1503?-1559, printer. 97550 Dionis Romanarum historiarum libri XXIII, à XXXVI ad LVIII usque Lutetiae: Ex officina Rob. Stephani..., 1548. , 498,  p.; 34 cm. F-67 Text in Greek. Greek title romanized. Edited by Robert Estienne. Includes some
Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. 94604 Lieferungsbuch 1883-1893 1 v. (unpaged); 22 cm. Blaschka Archives, Box 24, Folder "Notebook: Lieferungs-Buch 1883-1892" Cover title. A record of filled orders for sea creatures and plants, with the specific numbers of models sent. Includes 1883
Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. Müller, Otto Frederik, 1730-1784. Zoologia danica. 97763 Zoologia danica [n.d., between 1863-1890?] 1 v.: ill. (some col.); 21 cm. Blaschka Archives, Box 24 Notebook containing sketches done by Leopold Blaschka from Müller's 1788 publication Zoologia danica.
Woodward & Lothrop. 80268 Washington: Woodward & Lothrop,   p.: port.; 28 cm. NK5198.L1 Cover title. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Image of portrait included in the exhibition titled Designing for a new century: works on paper by Lalique and his contemporaries, held
Josephus, Flavius. 97641 [ca. 1200] 124 leaves; 34 cm. PA4222 Manuscript on vellum with illuminated initials. Label copy from the 1950s: The glass sands of the Belus. From his country estate in Judaea, given him by Emperor Vespasian, the Jewish historian Josephus could view at first hand the
J.J. Niland Co., Meriden, CT, USA. 80020 Rich cut glass J.J. Niland Co.: manufacturers of rich cut glass Meriden, Conn.: J. J. Niland Co.,   p.: ill.; 28 x 39 cm. Niland, J. J. Co. Trade catalog. "The J.J. Niland Company "The house of quality". These illustrations show our