All About Glass

All About Glass

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Cut glass, tableware, electroliers.
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Burley & Tyrrell Co., Chicago, IL, USA. 53099 Chicago, Ill.: Burley & Tyrrell Co., [n.d., 1900-1906] 48 p.: ill.; 23 x 31 cm Cut glass: Burley & Tyrrell Co., Chicago, IL, USA. (F-9587C) F-9587C Lacks p. 29-30, 37-38. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July 2010. Includes rich cut

Glassware: our catalogue for 1897.
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Pitkin & Brooks, Chicago, IL, USA. 52896 Our catalogue for 1897 Chicago, Ill.: Pitkin & Brooks, 1897. 102 p.: chiefly ill.; 17 x 23 cm. Tableware: Pitkin & Brooks, Chicago, IL, USA (F-9332T) F-9332T. Filmed from borrowed source, CMGL now owns an original catalog. CMGL has a reprint of

Mississippi Glass Co., Mississippi Wire Glass Co.
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Mississippi Glass Company, Saint Louis, MO, USA. Mississippi Wire Glass Company. 56818 Saint Louis: Mississippi Glass Co., [1920-1923?] 32 p.: ill.; 22 cm. F-13956F F-13956F Catalog is undated; date is estimated by comparison with similar items on f-3491.-- Cover is inscribed: Binswanger & Co.,

E.P. Gleason Manufacturing Co., manufacturers of patent lever argands, all kinds of brass and iron gas burners, street and fancy lanterns, etched, cut, opal, sandblast and fancy colored globes for gas or electric light...
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E.P. Gleason Manufacturing Co., Brooklyn, NY, USA. E.P. Gleason Manufacturing Co. 53038 Brooklyn, N.Y.: E.P. Gleason Manufacturing Co., 1887. 10th ed. 298, [2] p.: ill. (some col.); 24 cm. Lighting: E.P. Gleason Manufacturing Co., New York, NY, USA. (F-3799LG) F-3799LG, 5 sheets. Original catalog

Lustrerie (illustration).
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 54376 Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, [n.d., 1900-1905] 92 pl.: ill. (little col.); 33 cm. Saint Louis, Cristalleries de, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. F-2399LG, 2

1894 supplemental price list. Whitall, Tatum & Co. manufacturers of druggists', chemists' and perfumers' glassware, manufacturers, importers and jobbers of druggists' sundries.
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Whitall Tatum Company, Millville, NJ, USA. 52486 Whitall, Tatum & Co. manufacturers of druggists', chemists' and perfumers' glassware, manufacturers, importers and jobbers of druggists' sundries. Supplemental price list Millville, N.J.: Whitall, Tatum & Co., c1894. 28 p.

[Catalogue].
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O'Hara Glass Co., Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 52753 Pittsburgh, Pa.: O'Hara Glass Co., [ca. 1876-1880] 30 p.: entirely ill.; 24 x 31 cm. O'Hara Glass Co. F-9184T Handwritten in margin of p. 1, "Wm M Anderson, 5720 Stanton Ave, Pittsburgh, 1933". Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging

Ornamental street lighting and Alba globes.
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Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 52406 Pittsburgh, Pa.: Macbeth-Evans Glass Co., c1912. 32 p.: ill.; 28 cm. Lighting: Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. (F-8720LG) F-8720LG Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in August 2010. Trade catalog. Includes photographs of day

Illuminating glassware: Luna.
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H. Northwood Co., Wheeling, WV, USA. 52850 Luna Wheeling, W.Va.: H. Northwood Co., [1913-1914?] 60 p.: ill. (1 col.); 24 cm. Lighting: Northwood, H., Co., Wheeling, WV, USA. (F-9255LG) F-9255LG Catalog pages are detached from outer cover. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in August 2010. Gas

Christmas gifts.
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Higgins & Seiter New York, NY, USA. 56861 Gifts New York: Higgins & Seiter, [1910?] [8] p.: ill.; 15 cm. Cut glass: Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA (F-13998C) F-13998C Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in August 2010. Includes silver deposit ware. Trade catalog. Catalog is bound

Fortuna line [catalog].
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John B. Higbee Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA. 52638 Bridgeville, Pa.: John B. Higbee Glass Co., [1908-1913] (Pittsburgh, Pa.: Robert Rawsthorne Eng. Co.) [11] leaves: entirely ill.; 24 x 32 cm. Tableware: Higbee, John B., Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA. (F-8981T) F-8981T. Filmed from borrowed

Fine china, rich cut glass, catalogue no. 14.
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 53275 New York: Higgins & Seiter, [1903-1904] 165 p.: ill. (some col.); 14 x 22 cm. Cut glass: Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY. USA. (F-9732C) F-9732C. Filmed from borrowed source; CMGL now owns a copy lacking covers and p. 1-6, 45 (or 46)-48. May

Portable lamps and domes.
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Royal Art Glass Co., New York, NY, USA. Royal Art Glass Co. 52731 New York: Royal Art Glass Co., [ca. 1915] 42 p.: chiefly ill.; 28 cm. Lighting: Royal Art Glass Co., New York, NY, USA. (F-9070LG) F-9070LG Cover is detached from catalog pages. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in August 2010.

Glassware for gas, incandescent, arc and electric lighting.
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Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., Brooklyn, NY, USA. 54063 Catalogue no. 12 Glassware for gas and electric lighting Brooklyn, N.Y.: Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., [n.d., between 1904-1910] (New York: Chas. E. Fitchett) [6] p., 67 leaves of plates; 30 x 36 cm. Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co. F-6916LG. Filmed from

Manufacturers of high grade glassware--plain, cut and decorated--for gift shops, florists and table use. Also iron novelties. Private moulds solicited.
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Westmoreland Specialty Company, Grapeville, PA, USA. 55023 Grapeville, Pa.: Westmoreland Specialty Company, 1924. 143, [4] p.: entirely ill.; 24 x 31 cm. Westmoreland Specialty Company F-8574T Pages 29-30, 111-112 mutilated p. 81-82 missing. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in August 2010.

Verrerie de Monthey [catalog].
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Contat & Cie, Monthey, Switzerland. 55101 Monthey, Switzerland: Contat & Cie, [1910] 35 plates: entirely ill.; 30 cm. Contat & Cie, Monthey, Switzerland. F-8588T Page 1-2 torn from price list. Stamped: "Comptoir Franco-Suisse de Commissions (S.A.), Lausanne". Catalog was

Supplement no. 1 to catalogue no. 5.
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Monongah Glass Co., Fairmont, WV, USA. 57176 Fairmont, W.Va.: Monongah Glass Co., Jan. 1, 1916. 38 p.: ill.; 36 cm. R-798 R-798AL, filmed from borrowed source. CMGL now owns an original of this catalog. CMGL c. lacks covers. Different from F-5360. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July 2010.

New designs for glass chandeliers, candelabra, brackets, pendants, lanterns, globes &c. for 1869 and '70.
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J. Defries & Sons, London, England. 54292 J. Defries & Sons, manufacturers of crystal, brass, and ormolu chandeliers, brackets, and every description of glass fittings New improved paraffin lamps for... towns, railway stations, manufactories, etc. London: J. Defries & Sons, [1869] 56 p.

The Albert Sechrist Mfg. Co.: special designs.
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Albert Sechrist Manufacturing Company, Denver, CO, USA. 40136 Special designs Denver, Colo.: Albert Sechrist Manufacturing Company, [n.d., 1915?] 31 plates: ill.; 37 cm. Albert Sechrist Manufacturing Company, Denver, CO, USA. Individual plates are not bound; crumbling red folder for binding.

Illustrated catalog and price-list: season 1893-1894.
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McKenney & Waterbury Co., Boston, MA, USA. 54212 Season 1893-1894 We light the world: manufacturers of piano, banquet and library lamps, kerosene chandeliers and lamp trimmings Boston, Mass.: McKenney & Waterbury Co., [ca. 1893] 67 p.: ill.; 38 cm. McKenney & Waterbury Co. F-12LG

[Madora pattern catalog].
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John B. Higbee Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA. 52637 John B. Higbee Glass Co., manufacturers of crystal glass tableware, Bridgeville, Pa. Bridgeville, Pa: John B. Higbee Glass Co., [1908-1912] (Pittsburgh, Pa.: Robt. Rawsthorne Engraving Co.) 13 leaves: entirely ill.; 24 x 32 cm. Tableware: Higbee

Preis-Verzeichniss für Hohlglas-Waaren.
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Wilhelm Schiedt (Firm), Leipzig, Germany. 55424 Leipzig: Wilhelm Schiedt (Firm), [189-?] 17 p., 37 plates: ill.; 26 cm. Tableware: Schiedt, Wilhelm, Leipzig, Germany. (F-7352T) F-7352T. Researcher, Siegman Geiselberger indicates that plate 10, no. 219, a sugarbowl with a child and lamb, and plate

[Era pattern catalog].
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John B. Higbee Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA. 52640 Bridgeville, Pa.: John B. Higbee Glass Co., [1908-1912] (Pittsburgh, Pa.: Robt. Rawsthorne Engraving Co.) [12] p.: entirely ill.; 24 x 32 cm. Tableware: Higbee, John B., Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA. (F-8994T) F-8994T. Filmed from borrowed

Articles divers (illustrations).
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 55391 Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, 1908. 2 leaves, 58 plates: ill. (some col.); 28 cm. Tableware: Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. (F-2407T) F-2407T,

1904 price list of laboratory glassware and apparatus.
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Whitall Tatum Company, Millville, NJ, USA. 45609 Price list of laboratory glassware and sundries Philadelphia, Pa.: Whitall Tatum Company, 1904. 64 p.: ill.; 25 cm. Whitall Tatum Company Factory: Millville, NJ. Glass manufacturers, importers and jobbers Cover is detached from catalog pages.

[Catalog of table glassware].
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Christiania Glasmagasin, Christiania, Norway. 55612 Christiania, Norway: Christiania Glasmagasin, 1916. p. 7-70: ill.; 27 cm. Tableware: Christiania Glasmagasin, Christiania, Norway (F-10011T) F-10011T Lacks covers, p. 1-6 and possibly pages beyond 70. Pages 7-8 mutilated. Digitized by Boston Photo

[Mirrors].
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Maison Pagny (Firm), Paris, France. 45254 [Paris: Maison Pagny, n.d., 1880-1900?] [46] p.: ill.; 16 x 26 cm. Maison Pagny Label on inside front cover: "Mson. Pagny, Ameublements...Paris" Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July 2010. Mirror frames all appear to be made of glass. Trade

Album de los productos de la fabrica de vidrios huecos, blancos y de color.
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Cifuentes y Pola, Gijon, Spain. 55097 Gijon, Spain: Cifuentes y Pola, [n.d., 189-?] 13 pl., 22 p.: entirely ill.; 26 cm Cifuentes y Pola, Gijon, Spain. F-7332T Catalog stamped: Fonds Chambon. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July 2010. Includes lighting glassware, pharmaceutical or medical

Whitall, Tatum & Co., manufacturers of druggists', chemists' and perfumers' glassware: manufacturers and jobbers of druggists' sundries.
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Whitall Tatum Company, Millville, NJ, USA. 40612 Price list, 1886 Philadelphia, New York and Boston: Whitall, Tatum & Co., 1886. 148 p.: ill. (some col.); 25 cm. Whitall Tatum Company Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in August 2010. Includes colognes, perfumes, mortars and pestles, barber

Garnitures de toilette et articles divers de toilette (tarification). Edition 1916.
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Compagnie des cristalleries de Baccarat, Paris, France. 55052 Paris, France: Compagnie des cristalleries de Baccarat, 1916. 93, [3] p.; 33 cm. 1916 ed. Baccarat, Compagnie des cristalleries de, Paris, France. F-7970T CMGL owns catalog that correlates with this price list, see: "Garnitures de

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