All About Glass

All About Glass

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Documents de bijouterie et orfèvrerie modernes / Paul Follot.
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Follot, Paul. 67570 Paris: H. Laurens, [n.d.,190?] [1] leaf, 12, 12 plates: ill. (some col.); 47 cm. NK7415.F8 Glass: Bijouterie, pl. 8 #11; Orfèvrerie, pl. 6 #3 and pl. 12 #4-6. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September 2009. Designs by the French decorative artist and sculptor, who was the

Wilcox Silver Plate Co.'s illustrated catalogue and price list of staple goods: electro gold and silver plated, on nickel silver and white metal.
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Wilcox Silver Plate Co., Meriden, CT, USA. International Silver Company. 72815 Illustrated catalogue and price list of staple goods: electro gold and silver plated, on nickel silver and white metal Catalogo ilustrado y lista de precios de articulous clasicos: electro dorado, electro plata nickel

Views of the church of St. Mary at Stafford / by the late John Masfen, Jun.; with an account of its restoration and materials for its history.
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Masfen, John. 75919 Church of St. Mary at Stafford London: John Henry Parker, 1852. 42 p., 16 leaves of plates: ill. (some col.); 44 cm. NA5471.S8 Digitized by OCLC in 2008. Jumbo CorningDB 0648746C-16D0-4151-B629-4BDD16EB2FF5.pdf St. Mary's Church (Stafford, England) Church architecture

Season 1912-13.
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Fostoria Glass Company, Moundsville, WV, USA. 66307 Moundsville, W. Va.: Fostoria Glass Company, [1912] [48] p.: ill., 20 cm. Fostoria Glass Company F-18882 Pages [3]-4, 13-14, 45-46 are mutilated. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2012. Cover title. Trade catalog. Primarily decorated table

Fine china, rich cut glass, catalogue no. 12.
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 73295 Rich cut glass, fine china New York: Higgins & Seiter, [1901-1902] 299 p.: ill. (some col.); 15 x 22 cm. Higgins & Seiter Loose cover. As a result of extensive research by James Havens, Higgins & Seiter catalogs in the collection of the

R. P. Lewis, Rep., United States Glass Co., Pittsburgh, PA: new patterns.
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United States Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 79047 New patterns Pittsburgh, PA: United States Glass Company, [n.d., between 1891-1895] 1 v.: ill.; 23 x 31cm. United States Glass Company Some of the updates found in this bound catalog, are also included on F-147T (BIB#54990) and F-278T (BIB

Season 1913-1914.
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Fostoria Glass Company, Moundsville, WV, USA. 66308 Moundsville, W. Va.: Fostoria Glass Company, [1913] 46 p.: ill., 20 cm. Fostoria Glass Company Pages 5-6 mutilated; missing p. 21-22, 27-30, 41-44. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2012. Cover title. Trade catalog. Fancy decorated lamps and

L'Autriche à l'Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes, Paris, 1925: guide / édité par la Commission exécutive.
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Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes (1925: Paris, France) 67564 Autriche à l'Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes, Paris, 1925 Autriche à Paris, 1925 Vienne: La Commission, 1925. 59 p., [37] leaves of plates (some folded):

Portable electric lamps.
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Pittsburgh Lamp, Brass & Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 40870 Pittsburgh, Pa.: Pittsburgh Lamp, Brass & Glass Company, [n.d., 1921] 67 p.: col. ill.; 27 cm. Pittsburgh Lamp, Brass & Glass Company Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July 2010. Full color catalog of decorated

Enclosing globes.
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Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., Brooklyn, NY, USA. 52720 Brooklyn, N.Y.: Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., [192-] 16 p.: ill.; 26 cm. Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co. F-8952LG. Filmed from two borrowed copies (no. 5920 pasted on page 3 in 1 version); CMGL now owns 2 copies, 1 is the catalog borrowed for filming.

Rapport du Jury central sur les produits de l'industrie française / présenté à S.E.M. le comte Decazes; rédigé par M.L. Costaz.
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Costaz, Louis, baron, 1767-1842. Exposition des produits de l'industrie française (5th: 1819: Paris, France). Jury central. 51561 Binder's spine title, c. 2: Exposition de 1819: industrie française Paris: Imp. royale, 1819. xxiv, 492 p.; 22 cm. T799 1819 Optics (glasses, microscopes): p

Vitraux d'art.
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Felix Gaudin (Firm), Paris, France. 55627 Paris: Felix Gaudin (Firm), [n.d., 1905-1910] [8] p., 24 pl.: chiefly ill.; 22 cm Flat: Gaudin, Felix (Firm), Paris, France. (F-10026F) F-10026F Covers detached from catalog. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging May 2012. Stained glass designs. Cover title.

Crystall Glas Fabrik, Theresienthal.
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Hütte Theresienthal, Zwiesel, Germany. 55463 Zweiesel, Germany: Theresienthaler Crystall-Glas-Fabrik, [ca. 1840] (Zwiesel: Regensburg) [33] p.: ill.; 30 x 40 cm. Theresienthal, Hütte F-9T Catalog is entirely disbound. "Zwisel" not Zwiesel printed on p. [1] of cover. Entire item

Rich cut glass.
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F.B. Tinker (Firm), Chicago, IL, USA. Empire Cut Glass Company. Krantz, Smith & Co. Inc. 56664 Chicago: F.B. Tinker, [1910-1920] 45 p.: ill.; 29 x 39 cm. Cut glass: Tinker, F. B., Chicago, IL, USA (F-12919C) F-12919C Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July 2010. Includes novelties. Trade

Tarif des articles d'eclairage.
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Compagnie des cristalleries de Baccarat, Paris, France. 54276 Paris: Compagnie des cristalleries de Baccarat, 1903. xii, 111 leaves of plates, 51 p.: ill. (some col.); 33 cm. 1903-1904 ed. Lighting: Baccarat, Paris, France. (F-7607LG) F-7607LG General remarks printed in English, French, German,

[Collection des dessins representant exactement les cristaux compris dans le tarif general de Launay, Hautin et Cie, seul depot des manufactures de Baccarat...].
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Launay Hautin & Cie, Paris, France. 55248 Paris: Launay Hautin & Cie, [1840] 53 plates; 40 cm. Launay Hautin & Cie F-57T Catalog appears to have been flooded and is totally disbound. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2012. Includes show jars, goblets, salts, colognes, decanters,

Glassware for gas and electric lighting.
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Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., Brooklyn, NY, USA. 52715 Brooklyn, N.Y.: Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., [191-] (New York: J.F. O'Connor Co.) [3] p. leaves, 50 (i.e., 100) p.: ill.; 25 cm. Lighting: Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., Brooklyn, NY, USA. (F-9064LG) F-9064LG CMGL c.1: Cover and title page stamped

Carl Zeiss Optische Werkstaette Jena: microscopes and microscopic accessories.
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Carl Zeiss (Firm: 1846), Jena, Germany. 41239 Microscopes and microscopic accessories Jena: Carl Zeiss (Firm: 1846), 1902. 32nd ed. 135 p.: ill.; 27 cm. Zeiss, Carl (Firm), Jena, Germany. Accompanied by letter dated Dec. 12, 1905 to Prof. A.P. Saunders of Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, from Albert

Fine china, rich cut glass, catalogue no. 8.
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 56791 New York: Higgins & Seiter, [1897-1898] 198 p.: ill.; 14 x 22 cm. Cut glass: Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA (F-13628C) F-13628C As a result of extensive research by James Havens, Higgins & Seiter catalogs in the collection of the CMGL

Éclairage.
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 54371 Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, 1905. 80 p.: ill. (some col.); 31 cm. Lighting: Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. (F-2403LG) F-2403LG, 2 sheets CMGL

Fabrica de cristal Juan Giralt Laporta.
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Juan Giralt Laporta (Firm), Cornella de Llobregat (Barcelona), Spain 53102 Botamenes para farmacias Barcelona: Juan Giralt Laporta (Firm), [ca. 1900] [46] leaves: chiefly col. ill.; 19 x 28 cm. Bottles: Laporta, Juan Giralt (Firm), Barcelona, Spain. (F-9589B) F-9589B Digitized by Boston Photo

[Catalog no. 1].
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Art Shade Co., Chicago, IL, USA. 57562 Chicago, Ill.: Art Shade Co., [n.d., 1914-1916?] (Chicago, Ill.: Stadler Photographing Company) [80] p.: col. ill.; 25 x 33 cm. F-16730LG F-16730LG Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July 2010. Includes leaded and bent panel lamp shades, some with filigree

Éclairage-électricité.
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 54372 Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, [1883] 32 p., plates 450-475, 480-485 (some col.); 33 cm. Lighting: Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. (F-2400LG) F

Porcelaines, cristaux.
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A La Paix, Paris, France. 55034 Paris: A La Paix, [n.d., 1901-1905?] [30] p.: ill. (some col.); 23 cm. A La Paix F-351T, filmed from damaged original. CMGL's original catalog (c.1), damaged in flood and is entirely disbound. CMGL has acquired 2 additional copies of this catalog in original

Villeroy & Boch Kristalfabrik Wadgassen.
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Villeroy & Boch, Wadgassen, Germany. 52730 Wadgassen: Villeroy & Boch, [1931] [ca. 71] p.: ill., map; 16 x 22 cm. Villeroy & Boch F-9094T Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in August 2010. Descriptions of glassware in English and Spanish. Primarily stemware, goblets, decanters, roemers.

Artisti Barovier, Murano (Venezia), Fabbricatori perle, Veneziane-vetri, artistici-lampadari-appliques, riproduzione di musei.
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Barovier & Toso (Firm) Murano, Italy. 53218 Murano: Artisti Barovier, [1900?] 43 p.: entirely ill.; 19 x 29 cm. Lighting: Barovier & Toso (Firm), Murano, Italy. (F-9645LG) F-9645LG Handwritten inside cover, "Property of Gift Shop Studios". Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in

[Catalog no. 3].
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Art Shade Co., Chicago, IL, USA. 57564 Chicago, Ill.: Art Shade Co., [n.d., 1914-1920?] [53] p.: col. ill.; 25 x 31 cm. Art Shade Co., Chicago, IL, USA. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July 2010. Includes leaded, bent panel, shades, etc. Trade catalog. Catalog dated by previous owner. Blue

Le panorama: [l'Exposition universelle de 1900].
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Baschet, Ludovic, 1834-1909. Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 (Paris, France) 51568 Paris: L. Baschet, [1899-1901] 30 v.: ill.; 28 x 35 cm. T804.C1 CMGL has no. 30 only. Glassware: no. 30, p. [16]. No. 30 digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2012. Title varies slightly. Nos. 4-20:

Decorated lamps, shades, globes, gas bulbs, gas shades and cups, opal and colored tableware, parlor lamps--all colors, artistic designs.
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Consolidated Lamp and Glass Company, Coraopolis, PA, USA. 40636 Coraopolis, Pa.: Consolidated Lamp and Glass Company, 1901. 44 p.: col. ill.; 18 cm. Consolidated Lamp and Glass Company, Coraopolis, PA, USA. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July 2010. "Gone with the wind", hanging hall

Catalogue, no. 2.
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 56960 Illustrated catalogue no. 2: fine china, art pottery, wedding gifts, rich cut glass. Fine china, art pottery, wedding gifts, rich cut glass New York: Higgins & Seiter, [1891-1892] 64 p.: ill.; 15 x 23 cm. Cut glass: Higgins & Seiter, New York,

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