All About Glass

All About Glass

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Rich cut glass.
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F.B. Tinker (Firm), Chicago, IL, USA. 100093 Chicago, Ill.: F. B. Tinker, [n.d., 1910-1915?] [38] leaves: ill.; 29 x 38 cm. Tinker, F.B., (Firm) Trade catalog. Cover title. F.B. Tinker is a retailer for the cut glass trade. This catalog includes pages with Krantz, Smith & Co., Inc.; and Empire

[Black pocket-sized flip-open notebook].
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Carder, Frederick. 112183 [1913?-1919] 1 v. (unpaged); 14 x 8 cm. R-1058 Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. Black notebook with orange lining containing two pads, one of which is dated 1913 and includes the day of the week and the date, but not the month. The second

Glass ware.
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Whitall Tatum Company, Philadelphia, PA & New York, NY, USA. 105302 1879 [catalog] Philadelphia, Pa.: New York, N.Y.: Whitall Tatum & Co., 1879. 69 p.: ill. (some col.); 23 cm. Whitall Tatum Company Cover title. Trade catalog. Index, p. 2-3. Facsimilies of glass lables (in color) bound

O meio de se fazer pintor em tres horas, e de executar com o pincel as obras dos maiores mestres, sem se ter aprendido o desenho.
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Vispré, F. X. 103438 Lisboa: Arco do Cego, 1801. 70 p.; 21 cm. ND1590 "Traduzido do francez." Attributed to Vispré. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2012. Vispré, a painter of miniature portraits and still-lifes, explains to the Marqueza how to become a painter in 3 hours by

C 1909 [notebook].
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Carder, Frederick. 112163 Archives finding aid title: Notebook: C 1909 1909-1915. 1 v. (unpaged); 17 x 11 cm. R-1058 Title from cover. Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. This notebook contains some notes and formulas, including au green, blue for casing inside flint

[Loose leaf data sheets III].
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Carder, Frederick. 116248 [1921-1931] 1 v. (unpaged); 18 x 10 cm. R-1059 Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. Pages from a 6-ring Lefax ledger book with batch record entries dated between 1921-1931. Ingredients for the glass batches are given by numeric code. See

[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. "

F. Carder 1897 [pocket notebook 1897-1899].
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Carder, Frederick. 112188 1897-1899. 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 15 x 9 cm. R-1058 Title from inside front cover. Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. "Ivydene, John St., Wordsley, Staff., England." T.J. Smith, Son & Downes pocket note book with a maroon cover

Trials made by Cyril, 1913-1914 & some by myself after
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Carder, Cyril Frederick, 1894-1918. Carder, Frederick. 112170 Important tests 1913-14 Archives finding aid title: Brown notebook "Trials made by Cyril, 1913-1914 & some by myself after 1913-1919. 1 v. (unpaged); 17 x 11 cm. R-1058 Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook

Whitall, Tatum & Co., glass manufacturers. Druggists, chemists and perfumers glassware, druggists sundries.
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Whitall Tatum Company, Millville, NJ, USA. 109028 Druggists, chemists and perfumers glassware, druggists sundries Price list, 1883 Philadelphia and New York: Whitall Tatum Company, 1883. 88 p.: ill. (some col.); 25 cm. Whitall Tatum Company Trade catalog. Index, p. 2-3. Two leaves of colored glass

Pocket sketch book [1883] / F. Carder.
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Carder, Frederick. 119853 Written inside cover: F. Carder, 1883 1883-1888. [ca. 75 p]: ill.; 18 x 11 cm. Carder/Steuben archive Box 29, Folder Pocket sketch book, 1883 Cover title. Hinge is at the top. Carder sketchbook. Part of the Carder/Steuben collection. This item is in the Frederick Carder

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.

[Small black flip-open notebook, mainly on ceramics].
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Carder, Frederick. 112154 1881. 1 v.; 14 x 9 cm. R-1058 Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. Notebook opens with the hinge at the head and the cover with the broken elastic on top. Only 11 pages contain writing; the rest are blank. Inside front cover has F. Carder

Vasi: dal no. 1601 al no. 1800.
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Vetri soffiati muranesi Cappellin Venini & C., Murano, Italy. Cappellin, Giacomo. Venini, Paolo. Vetri soffiati muranesi Venini & C. 102584 Murano, Italy: Vetri soffiati muranesi Cappellin Venini & C., [n.d., 1925] [ca. 147] plates: ill.; 35 cm. Vetri soffiati muranesi Cappellin Venini

[Light brown sketchbook 1897-1899] / F. Carder.
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Carder, Frederick. 119876 Written inside cover: F. Carder, Ivydene, John St., Wordsley, Staffs. [1897-1899] [ca. 75 p]: ill.; 9 x 13 cm. Carder/Steuben archive Box 29, Folder Light brown sketchbook, 1897-1899 Carder sketchbook. Part of the Carder/Steuben collection. This item is in the Frederick

Steuben sequece collections.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 101743 Sequence collections Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, 1993. 1 folded brochure (4 panels): col. ill.; (folded) 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. "Introducing the Sequence Collections, a new series of sophisticated

[Laboratory notebook].
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Carder, Frederick. 116357 [n.d., between 1885-1890?] 1 v. (unpaged); 18 x 12 cm. Carder Notebooks Box 4, Laboratory notebook Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. Black ledger book with a loose cover that was originally stuck to other notebooks and shows damage due to

Don Antonio de'Medici al Casino di San Marco / P.F. Covoni.
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Covoni, P. F. (Pier Filippo) 111601 Firenze: Tipografia cooperativa, 1892. 277 p.: port., folded plan; 24 cm. DG738.14.M3 Includes bibliographical references (p. [3]). Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September 2009. Handwritten notations in margins. "Covoni is the only comprehensive

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

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

Practical chemistry [laboratory notebook].
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Carder, Frederick. 116460 [1885-1890] 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 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.

Catalogue général.
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Tissier (Firm), Paris, France. Bertin, Tissier & Cie. 102355 Verrerie Tissier: catalogue général 1895. Paris: Tissier (Firm), 1895. Éd. 1895. 310, xxxv: ill. (some col.); 28 cm. Tissier (Firm) Trade catalog. Includes index. Tissier (the successor to Bertin, Tissier & Cie) is a

Rapporto della pubblica esposizione dei prodotti di arti e manifatture Toscane, eseguita in Firenze nel settembre 1841 / redatto da una deputazione eletta dalla commissione incaricata dell'esame delle manifatture e dell'aggiudicazione de' premio.
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Pubblica esposizione dei prodotti di arti e manifatture Toscane (1841: Florence, Italy) 117342 Firenze: Stamp. Piatti, 1841. xvi, 47 p.; 22 cm. T590 1841 CMGL copy lacks table of contents, p. 47. Glassware: p. 24-25; optical instruments: p. 25. Motuproprio di Sua Altezza Imperiale, e Reale-- Avviso

[Black notebook of loose leaf data sheets II].
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Carder, Frederick. 112169 [1926-1931] 1 v. (unpaged); 18 x 12 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 1929-1930 but entries dated from 1926-1931. Only the first 19 leaves and last 23 leaves

Zur Erinnerung an die Disch'sche Sammlung römischer Gläser.
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Aus'm Weerth, Ernst, 1829-1909. Jahrbücher des Vereins von Alterthumsfreunden im Rheinlande v. 71, 1881, pp. 119-133, plates 5-7. 111810 Handwritten cover title: Disch'sche Sammlung römischer Gläser [Köln, Germany: s.n., 1880] p. 119-133, plates v-vii.: ill.; 27 cm. NK5107.6 Offprint

Atti della distribuzione dei premi d'industria fatta nella pubblica solenne adunanza dell'I. R. Istituto di scienze, lettere ed arti del di' 30 maggio 1840.
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Di Erdöd, Luigi Palffy. I.R. Istituto veneto di scienze, lettere ed arti (Venice, Italy) 117326 Atti della distribuzione de' premj d'industria... Half title: Distribuzione dei premi d'industria dell'anno 1840 Venezia: Giuseppe Antonelli, 1840. 78 p.; 21 cm. T955 1840 Gold,

[Black pocket sized diary, 1921-1923].
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Carder, Frederick. 112181 1921-1923. 1 v. (unpaged); 15 x 7 cm. R-1059 Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. "Frederick Carder, Corning, N.Y."--Cover. Begins on first January 1921 p.: "What I belong to, 1921, F.C., Art Director, Corning, Glass Works"

[Light brown sketchbook] 1885 / F. Carder.
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Carder, Frederick. 119857 Written inside cover: F. Carder, 1885 1885. [ca. 110 p]: ill.; 9 x 13 cm. Carder/Steuben archive Box 29, Folder Light brown sketchbook, 1885 Carder sketchbook. Part of the Carder/Steuben collection. This item is in the Frederick Carder papers. Sketches in pencil and ink.

H&S [catalog].
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 106624 New York, N.Y.: Higgins & Seiter, [ca. 1910-1914] 72 p.: ill.; 14 x 22 cm. Higgins & Seiter Trade catalog. Cover title. Index, p. 71-72. "Especial [sic] attention is directed to the fact that all our cut glass is of the richest quality,

[Miscellaneous letters to Frederick Carder].
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Carder, Frederick. 117303 1920-1921. 4 letters; 21-27 cm. R-1059 These items are filed with the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Fragile materials. Use the digital or microform copies of the notebooks. Frederick Carder notebook collection Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in August 2010. Letter dated

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