All About Glass

All About Glass

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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 Trade catalog. Index in front. One catalog page (p. 3) from a different catalog featuring "Sterling pattern

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

[Sketches of etched glass, 1881-1884].
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J. & J. Northwood, Stourbridge, England. 56052 Album Stourbridge: J. & J. Northwood Co., 1881-1884. 17 p.: entirely ill.; 31 cm. Cut glass: Northwood, J. and J., Stourbridge, England. (F-8437C) Title from handwritten note on slip of paper laid in front, "Sketches of etched glass. J. J.

Structure revealed: glass designs by David Dowler.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 41290 New York: Steuben, 1997. 32 p.: col. ill.; 21 x 21 cm. NK5198.D73 Price list laid in. Essay by Thomas Hoving. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Exhibition, Steuben Gallery, New York, Nov. 3-22, 1997. Gift; Corning Inc.; 2013; 1000138321

[Catalogue].
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O'Hara Glass Co., Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 52752 Pittsburgh, Pa.: O'Hara Glass Co., [ca. 1885] 37, [6] p.: entirely ill. (some col.); 24 x 31 cm. O'Hara Glass Co. Trade catalog. From the collection of Lowell Innes; dated in his publication, Pittsburgh Glass, p. 377, etc. Includes ale and

[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 Trade catalog. Spine title, handwritten on applied label. Maison Pagny may be a distributor and not the manufacturing firm. Mounted photographs entirely of mirrors, each

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.

China & cut glass, catalog no. 17.
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 52921 China and cut glass, catalog no. 17 New York: Higgins & Seiter, [1907-1908] 35 p.: ill.; 25 cm. Cut glass: Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA (F-9360C) Trade catalog. Index at end. Cut glass: p. 3-19. "The cut glass is American--the very

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 Art Nouveau graphic design used in the catalog. Clearwater T0595 Ware consists chiefly of sets of decanters and drinking vessels; also toilet bottles, one punch bowl and one piece of

[Leaded glass for domestic and ecclesiastical work].
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W.J. McPherson (Firm), Boston, MA, USA. 53725 Microfiche header: Decoration. Boston, Mass.: W.J. McPherson (Firm), [1888] (Providence, R.I.: Livermore & Knight) [14] p.; 16 x 25 cm. Flat glass: McPherson, W.J., Boston, MA, USA. (F-186F) Copyright date on front of catalog may possibly be 1858 or

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. Trade catalog. "Gone with the wind", hanging hall, library and night lamps, globes

Massachusetts pattern.
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United States Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 54997 Pittsburgh, Pa.: United States Glass Company, [ca. 1898] [16] p.: entirely ill.; 28 x 36 cm. United States Glass Company Trade catalog. Ref.: Welker. "Pressed glass in America." 1985. p. 407. Contents may be difficult to read due to

St. Louis Crystal Glass Co., Munzthal St. Louis, Lorraine, Germany.
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 53236 [General catalog] Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, [n.d., 1900-1903] ca. [62] leaves: entirely ill. (some col.); 18 x 28 cm Tableware: Saint Louis, Cristalleries de, Munzthal-Saint Louis, Germany (F-9691T) Cover

Rich cut glass.
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T.B. Clark & Co., Honesdale, PA, USA. 53418 Honesdale, Pa.: T.B. Clark & Co., 1905 (Chicago, Ill.: Binner-Wells Company). 70 p.: ill.; 23 x 30 cm. T.B. Clark & Co., Honesdale, PA, USA. Clearwater C0020 Ware includes punch, whiskey, and water sets, bowls, mayonnaise bowl and plate, boat

Prices current of druggists' glassware, druggists' sundries, and fancy goods.
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Jeremiah Quinlan (Firm), New York, NY, USA. 53319 Jeremiah Quinlan's New York prices current New York, NY: Jeremiah Quinlan (Firm), [ca. 1880?] (New York: Wynkoop & Hallenbeck) 249 p.: ill.; 19 cm. Bottles: Quinlan, Jeremiah, New York, NY, USA. (F-184B) Index, p. 241-249. Jeremiah Quinlan

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

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