All About Glass

All About Glass

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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 Trade catalog. Index, p. 2-5. Pages 43-46 in color. Includes colognes, perfumes, mortars and pestles, barber

Album vitraux d'art.
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Société anonyme verreries de l'hermitage, Jumet, Belgium, manufacturer. 53850 Jumet, Belgium: Société anonyme verreries de l'hermitage, 1906. [14] p.: entirely col. ill.; 21 cm. Société anonyme verreries de l'hermitage, Jumet, Belgium. Cover title. Trade catalog. Designs for

Oeuvres de René Lalique: Nöel 1933.
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René Lalique et cie, Paris, France. 55247 Nöel 1933 Verreries de René Lalique Paris: [René Lalique et cie, 1933] [15] p.: ill.; 19 cm. Lalique, René, et cie Trade catalog. Includes prices. Includes pieces edged with glass balls, possibly the inspiration for Imperial's "Candlewick.

[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 Trade catalog. Miriam Mucha suggests a date of 1839. Clearwater T0805 Includes show jars, goblets, salts, colognes, decanters, vases, candlesticks, candle holders.

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) Trade catalog. Index, p. 194-198. Rich cut glass, sterling silver mounted rich cut glass, Bohemian glass novelties,

[Design books of an unidentified Bohemian factory].
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55116 [S.l. s.n. 1865?-1905?] 7 v. in 6 (10, 11, 16, 24, 6, 12, 9) leaves: entirely ill. (some col.); 54 cm. TP868 Trade catalog. Location, factory, date not indicated. Style of ware and German writing indicate a Bohemian factory, ca. 1890. Czech curators visiting the library in the late 1990s

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) Trade catalog. Company became Burley & Co. in 1907; hence this catalog predates 1907. Includes

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. Trade catalog. Includes

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. Trade catalog. For correlating price list, see: Prix-courant, 1910. Clearwater T0662 Includes drinking vessels, decanters, show jars,

Mt. Washington Glass Co., manufacturers of rich cut and fine blown table ware, colored and ornamental glassware in great variety. Fine decorated vases, shades and globe for gas and oil fixtures, crystal chand's., railroad and electrical goods a specialty.
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Mount Washington Glass Works, New Bedford, MA, USA. 54225 Also known as: [Chandelier catalog] New Bedford, Mass.: Mount Washington Glass Works, [ca. 1887] [9] p.: ill.; 36 x 30 cm. Mount Washington Glass Works Title from cover (or possibly title page). Trade catalog. Company name as printed on

Pris-courant over glasvarer fra Hurdal, Biri, Hadeland & Høviks glasværker.
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Christiania Glasmagasin, Christiania, Norway. Høviks glasværk. Hurdal glasværk. Biri glasværk. Hadeland glassverk 55606 Christiania Glasmagasin Christiania, Norway: Christiania Glasmagasin, 1883. 91, [1] p.: ill.; 22 cm. Hurdal, Biri, Hadeland & Høviks glasværker, Christiania, Norway. (F-10005T

Price list, November, 1888.
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Phoenix Glass Co., Monaca, PA, USA. 58433 Price list of arc and incandescent electric light globes, shades, & c. New York: Phoenix Glass Co., 1888. 6 p.: ill.; 20 cm. Phoenix Glass Co. Trade catalog. Accompanied by a letter from Phoenix Glass Company dated 6.18.1889 describing the mailing

Formen & Preise von Glaserzeugnissen der Meyr'schen Glasfabriken, Adolf & Leonorenhein in Boehmen.
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Johann Meyr (Firm), Adolf, Bohemia. 53573 Additional title from p. [3]: Brillant geschliffene becher=Bicchieri arruotati brillantati Adolf, Bohemia: Meyr'schen Glasfabriken, [n.d., 1832-1841] (Prague: C. Hennig) [12] p.: ill. (some col.); 25 cm. Meyr, Johann, (Firm) Title from page [1], with

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) Trade catalog. Lighting fixtures and accessories for lighting

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) Trade catalog. Index in front. Illuminating

[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. Trade catalog. Catalog dated by previous owner. Blue tone prints on paper; all copies of pages in [Catalog no. 1] Includes leaded, bent panel,

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 Title varies slightly. Nos. 4-20: Nouvelle série. "Will be complete in 30 numbers"--Pref. to no. 25. "Les livraisons 26 à

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,

Poetry in crystal: interpretations in crystal of thirty-one new poems by contemporary American poets / by Steuben Glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc. Poetry Society of America. 59401 [New York: Steuben Glass, 1963] 1st ed. 86 p. ill.; 28 cm. Steuben Archive A collaboration with the Poetry Society of America. Biographical sketches of the poets and the artists: p. 77-86. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben

Catalogue of blown and rich cut glassware / manufactured by the New England Glass Works, W. L. Libbey & Son, Boston, Mass., U.S.A.
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New England Glass Works, Boston, MA, USA. W. L. Libbey & Son. 53519 Blown and rich cut glassware Boston, Mass.: W. L. Libbey & Son, [1886?] (Boston: Forbes Co.) 2 v. in 1: 16 plates; 24 x 30 cm. New England Glass Works Catalog is not dated, however title page has "June, 1886"

The Rochester Cut Glass Co., office and works, Rochester, Pa.: manufacturers of rich cut glass tumblers, finger bowls, sherbets, champagne and whiskey tumblers, water bottles and cut bar bottles.
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Rochester Cut Glass Co., Rochester, PA, USA. 53542 Manufacturers of rich cut glass tumblers, finger bowls, sherbets, champagne and whiskey tumblers, water bottles and cut bar bottles. Rochester, Pa.: Rochester Cut Glass Co., [n.d., 190-?] 47 p.: ill.; 20 x 27 cm. Cut glass: Rochester Cut Glass Co.,

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 Trade catalog. Includes HBS ware, institutional tumblers, stemware, also etched stemware, reamer, decanters, plates, candlesticks, and more. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in

Corlies, Macy & Co., stationers, blank book manufacturers, printers and lithographers: importers and dealers in foreign and domestic stationery, writing papers, envelopes, pocket books, fancy goods, inks, & c.
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Corlies, Macy & Co., New York, NY, USA. 40216 Importers and dealers in foreign and domestic stationery, writing papers, envelopes, pocket books, fancy goods, inks, & c. Catalogue of stationery New York: Corlies, Macy & Co., [1874] 55, [1] p.: ill. (some col.); 27 cm. Corlies, Macy &

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. Trade catalog. Cover title. Dated by previous owner. Loose plates of

Lamp-chimneys.
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Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Cheltenham Press. 54149 Index to lamp-chimneys, 1904 Pittsburgh, Pa.: Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, c1903 (New York: Cheltenham Press) 61 p.: ill.; 15 cm. F-3153LG Cover title. Booklet provides advice on the care of lamps. "Macbeth engraved on

[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) Trade catalog. Includes sugars,

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. Trade catalog. Price list for "Garnitures de toilette et articles divers de toilette

Éclairage-electricité.
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 54373 Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, [ca. 1900] 71 p., plates 450-482, A, B (some col.); 33 cm. Lighting: Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. (F-2401LG)

Tarif: carafes & bouteilles unies & de fantaisie, carafes demi-cristal gravées & taillées & fantaisies décorees, articles divers pour distillateurs, confiseurs & bouteilles a lait.
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Legras & Cie, Saint Denis, France. 55632 Carafes & bouteilles unies & de fantaisie, carafes demi-cristal gravées & taillées & fantaisies décorees, articles divers pour distillateurs, confiseurs & bouteilles a lait Microfiche header: [Catalog of bottles] Verreries &

Lighting glassware: cut glass.
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Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., Brooklyn, NY, USA. 52721 Cut glass Brooklyn, N.Y.: Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., [1921-1931] (New York: Thos. B. Brooks) 32 p.: ill.; 31 cm. Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co. Trade catalog. Index, p. 32. Extensively annotated in pencil, especially "No blanks at G[reen] Point.

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