All About Glass

All About Glass

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Mousselinglas Fabrik, Glasmalerei & Glasschleiferei, von A. & W. Schell in Offenburg, Baden.
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A. & W. Schell, Offenburg, Germany. 53887 Offenburg, Germany: A. & W. Schell, [n.d., 1863-1876] 38 plates; 35 cm. Schell, A. & W. Cover title. Trade catalog. Date based on information on p. 66 of: Wetzel "Glas au Offenburg," 1986. Clearwater F0217 Digitized by Boston Photo

Designs for embossed glass.
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Pilkington Brothers, Ltd., St. Helens, England. 58605 St. Helens, Lancashire: Pilkington Brothers, Ltd., 1904. [2] leaves, [18] leaves of plates: chiefly col. ill.; 24 x 31 cm. Tableware: Pilkington Brothers, Ltd., St. Helens, Lancashire, England. (F-16938T) Cover title. Trade catalog. Date from

Steuben Glass for men.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. 54958 New York: Steuben Glass, 1954. 25 p.: ill.; 27 cm. Steuben Archives Frontis.: The explorers. Other copies exist with Gump's, San Francisco, CA; Hall's, Kansas City, MO; J. B. Hudson Co., Minneapolis, MN; Jaccard's, Clayton, MO; Kaufmann&

[Trade cards of cut glass, probably 3 incomplete salesman's sets, ca. 1888-1900].
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T.G. Hawkes & Co., Corning, NY, USA. 53460 Corning, N.Y.: T.G. Hawkes & Co., [1888-1900] 250 photographs on cards: entirely ill.; 11 x 19 cm. Hawkes, T.G., & Co. Obtained from Hawkes factory when it closed in 1962. Assembled and indexed by The Corning Museum of Glass Library, 1970. Laid

Observations sur le vase qu'on conservait à Gênes sous le nom de sacro catino et sur la note publiée sur ce vase par M. Millin / par Le chevr. Bossi.
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Bossi, Luigi, 1758-1835. Millin, A. L. (Aubin Louis), 1759-1818. 45182 Turin: [s.n.], 1807. (Jean Giossi) xxiv, 234 p., 2 p. of plates; 21 cm. NK5107 "Avec des recherches, et des dissertations sur l'émeraude des anciens, sur l'art de la verrerie chez les égyptiens, les grecs et les

[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

Hawkes cut glass.
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T.G. Hawkes & Co. 53453 [Corning, N.Y. T. G. Hawkes & Co., n.d., ca. 1900] (Cincinnati: Procter & Collier Co.) 27, [4] p.: ill.; 17 cm. TP853.N6 A promotional booklet. Includes descriptions of cutting and engraving glass and principal Hawkes pattern names, illustrations of various

Steuben crystal.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 52519 New York: Steuben Glass, inc., c1956. 38 pl., [2] p.: ill.; 26 cm. Cover title. Library bound catalog. Major engraved pieces (plates 20-38). Plates 17-38 include designer name and occasionally the name of the collection owning the piece. The last 2 pages list major

Rochester Cut Glass Co., established 1896: manufacturers of rich cut tumblers, sherbets, finger bowls & stemware.
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Rochester Cut Glass Co., Rochester, PA, USA. 53541 Manufacturers of rich cut tumblers, sherbets, finger bowls, & stemware Rochester, Pa.: Rochester Cut Glass Co., [n.d., 1910?] 28 p.: ill. (little col.); 18 cm. Rochester Cut Glass Co., Rochester, PA, USA. Discount to dealers slip, laid in. Rich

The art of Steuben. Volume II / [designed by Mary Lou Littrell].
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Steuben Glass, inc. 52523 Art of Steuben. Volume 2 New York: Steuben Glass, 1974. [84] p.: chiefly ill.; 26 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. CMGL c. 1 accompanied by memo dated August 2, 1974 regarding advance copies of "The art of Steuben", Volume II; Price list dated Autumn 1974-- Price list

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. Gift; Rakow; 2012; 1000123945 A copy of this item was

Hawkes crystal: cut, engraved and embellished in gold, silver and enamel.
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T.G. Hawkes & Co., Corning, NY, USA. 56182 Corning, N.Y.: T. G. Hawkes & Co., c1917 (Cincinnati, Ohio: Procter & Collier Press) 39 p.: ill.; 16 x 18 cm. Cut glass: Hawkes, T.G., & Co., Corning, NY, USA (F-11431C) Table of contents, p. 38. "A little book picturing and describing

General catalogue.
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John B. Higbee Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA. 52635 Also on cover: HIG: the mark of quality Bridgeville, Pa.: John B. Higbee Glass Co., [1907-1911] 64 p.: entirely ill.; 24 x 32 cm. Tableware: Higbee, John B., Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA. (F-8974T) Cover title. Includes the following patterns

The art of Steuben.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. 52520 New York: Steuben Glass, 1972. [91] p.: ill.; 28 cm. NK5112.9.S7 Limited edition booklet. 43 engraved "collector's pieces." Accompanied by price list dated Autumn 1972. List of public and private collections included at end. A copy of this

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.,

Memorials in glass and stone.
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Tiffany Studios (New York, N.Y.) 53794 New York: Tiffany Studios, c1913. [61] p.: plates; 22 cm. Tiffany Studios, New York, NY, USA. (F-1531F) Cover title. "This brochure is published as an advertising medium of our ecclesiastical department; to convey in text and illustrations some idea of

Macbeth "Pearl Glass" and "Pearl Top" lamp glasses: catalogue no. 78.
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Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 54152 Pittsburgh, Pa.: Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, [n.d., 1905-1920?] 108 p.: ill.; 20 cm. F-3130LG Includes an index which tells what lamps and burners each chimney is for. Clearwater LG0139 Catalog is in poor condition with many loose and

F. & C. Osler, glass chandelier and table glass manufacturers.
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F. & C. Osler (Firm), Birmingham, England. 54340 Birmingham: F. & C. Osler, [ca. 1900] [12] leaves: tables; 16 x 21 cm. Lighting: Osler, F. & C., Birmingham, England. (F-73LG) Cover title. Trade catalog. Catalog has been flooded and is disbound. Clearwater LG0322 Prices for electroliers

[Photographic catalog of glassware].
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René Lalique et cie, Paris, France. 55240 Paris: René Lalique et cie, [1922-1931] 4 v. (290, 272, 294, 155 photos): ill.; 34 cm. Lalique, René et cie Trade catalog. Original photographs, variously dated 1922-1931, arranged by type of ware. Apparently the predecessor to 1932 catalog. Copy of

The art of Steuben. Volume III / [designed by Mary Lou Littrell].
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Steuben Glass, inc. 52524 Art of Steuben. Volume 3 New York: Steuben Glass, 1977. [84] p.: chiefly ill.; 26 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. "Since publication of... volume II, in late 1974, Steuben Glass has produced more than seventy new sculptural and engraved works, of which thirty are included

[Cut glass sales catalog].
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T.G. Hawkes & Co., Corning, NY, USA. 53448 Grand prize Paris exposition 1889 Corning, N.Y.: T.G. Hawkes & Co., [ca. 1890] [171] leaves: entirely ill.; 25 x 33 cm. Cut glass: Hawkes, T.G., Corning, NY, USA (F-2219C) Entirely photographs of rich cut glass. Some leaves have illustrations on

Illustrated catalogue, 1904.
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United States Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 54996 Pittsburgh, Pa.: United States Glass Company, 1904. 142 p.: chiefly ill.; 26 x 40 cm. Rakow Library does not own original catalog. Trade catalog. Includes index. Clearwater T0562 Includes novelties, toys, colognes, show jars, inks,

Kunst-Anstalt fur Glasmalerei und Kunstglaserei für Kirchen- und Profanbau.
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Dr. Heinrich Oidtmann (Firm), Linnich, Germany. 53873 Linnich, Germany: Dr. Heinrich Oidtmann & Cie, [ca. 1890] 39 p.: ill. (some col., some fold.); 34 cm. Oidtmann (Firm), Dr. Heinrich Designs for stained glass, including a large number of border patterns. Some designs have been hand colored.

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 &

Anmerkungen über Wirbellose Thiere. II.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939. 63376 Dresden: Blaschka, [n.d., ca. 1870-1890]. 59 handwritten p.; 21 cm. Blaschka Archives, Box 24 Notes on invertebrates. At head of p. 1: Cuvier, Le Regne Animal, 5. u. 6. Bd., Les zoophytes, par M. Milne-Edwards. Digitized by Boston

Geschäfts-Anmerkungen.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939. 61881 Dresden: Blaschka, 1872-1887. 1 v. (ca 188 p.); 28 cm. R-641 Handwritten account book in German. Laid in: misc. handwritten notes, filmed where they were inserted. Possibly a list of customers; e.g. March 1882, Prof. Bridge Birmingham

Spring gift collection 2000.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 66060 Reason to celebrate Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c2000. 44 p.: col. ill.; 22 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. "Mint bowl," David Dowler, 2000 featured on p. [1] of cover. Includes order form, business reply

Asian artists in crystal: designs by contemporary Asian artists engraved on Steuben crystal. Exhibited at National Gallery of Art, Washington [and] the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1956.
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Steuben Glass, inc. National Gallery of Art (U.S.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) 67720 New York: Steuben Glass, 1956. xiv, 83 p. ill.; 24 cm. NK5112.9.S7 A copy of this item was received with the Steuben Archive. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Additional editions

About Steuben.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 65356 About Steuben glass New York, N.Y.: Steuben Glass, [1984?] 22 p.: ill. (some col.); 19 cm. Steuben Publications Box 19 Cover title. Cover shows a detail view of the Gazelle Bowl. Steuben has issued various editions of this publication, with differing covers and contents.

The Sequence collections.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 65083 Steuben Sequence collections: Fall 1994 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c1994. 16 p.: col. ill.; 15 x 22 cm. Unable to delete "Steuben is pleased to introduce the Sequence Collections, sophisticated home accessories

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