All About Glass

All About Glass

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James Houston: a retrospective: Steuben Glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Houghton, Arthur Amory, 1906-1990. 71101 [New York: Steuben Glass, 1987] 23 p.: ill. (some col.); 26 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Foreword by Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., past president of Steuben Glass; preface by James Houston. A copy of this item was

Steuben crystal in private collections.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 1082 New York: Steuben Glass, c1985. [64] p.: ill.; 27 cm. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben Archive. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben Archive. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Steuben archive. Publications Archives CorningDB

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&

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

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

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

[Services de table] (Illustrations).
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 55411 1 unnumbered page, 73 numbered pages: entirely illustrations (some col.); 28 cm Tableware: Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. (F-2406T) Company name is also printed in English on title page as

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. Exhibition, Steuben Gallery, New York, Nov. 3-22, 1997. Gift; Corning Inc.; 2013; 1000138321 A copy of this item was received with the Steuben Archive. Digitized

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

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

A primer of glass design.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 28588 New York: Steuben Glass, [1946?] [24] p.: ill.; 20 cm. NK5104 Some covers have a gray box with the title in white letters, while others have an uncolored box with gray letters. Some copies issued with a department store's name on the last page (Gump's, Marshall

The Corning flood: museum under water / the Corning Museum of Glass; [editor, John H. Martin, associate editor, Charleen K. Edwards].
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Corning Museum of Glass. Martin, John H., 1922-2007. Edwards, Charleen K., 1927- Fischer, David J. 0872900630 28535 Corning, N.Y.: The Museum, c1977. 60, xi p.: ill.; 28 cm. GB1227.S7 Chapter V and VI by David J. Fischer. Bibliography: p. xi. Appendix I, II, and III scanned February 2012 and

Aldridge, Dowler, Hilton: the Steuben project: sculptures in crystal: [exhibition] Heller Gallery, May 7-29, 1988, Steuben Glass, June 15-July 16, 1988.
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Heller Gallery. Zerwick, Chloe. Steuben Glass, inc. 32821 [New York]: Steuben Glass, c1988. [42] p.: col. ill.; 23 cm. NK5112.9.S7 Edited by Chloe Zerwick and Meleny Peacock. Price list inserted. "An edition of 7500"--P. facing t.p. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben

50 years on 5th: a retrospective exhibition of Steuben glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc. Gill, Brendan, 1914- 31078 Fifty years on fifth: a retrospective exhibition of Steuben glass. New York: Steuben Glass, 1984. [32] p.: ill.; 28 cm. NK5112.9.S7 Exhibition October 1984. Text by Brendan Gill. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben Archive. Digitized by

Holiday gifts 2002 [Gazelle bowl, gray cover].
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 128798 Corning, N.Y.: Steuben Glass, inc., c2002. 32 p.: col. ill.; 22 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Same catalog printed with different covers: Gazelle bowl, red covers (Bib 128797)

1997 annual catalog.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 128835 1997 Steuben [Corning, N.Y.]: Corning Incorporated, c1996. 144 p.: ill. (chiefly col.); 23 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Index, p. 138-141. 1997 order form tipped in. Includes printed prices. Gift; Corning Inc. 2013;

An introduction to Steuben.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 128901 Steuben Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c1995. 22 p.: col. ill.; 22 x 28 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Includes prices. Includes an introduction to Steuben and the art of glassmaking. Gift; Corning Inc.; 2013;

About Steuben.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 137094 New York, N.Y.: Steuben Glass, [1985?] 22 p.: col. ill.; 19 cm. Cover title. Cover shows a detail view of the Swan Bowl. Steuben has issued various editions of this publication, with differing covers and contents. Photographs on p. 9, 12-18 were taken by Connoisseur

About Steuben Glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 137365 New York, N.Y.: Steuben Glass, 1975. 1 folded brochure (6 panels); 17 x 40 cm. folded to 17 x 14 cm. Cover title. Steuben has issued various editions of this publication, with differing covers and contents. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben Archive.

Fifty years of glass making: 1869-1919.
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Macbeth-Evans Glass Company. 19299 Pittsburgh: Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, c1920 4 p. l., [11]-94 p.: incl. front., ill., ports.; 24 cm. TP853.P4 A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the University of Toronto Library. CMGL has a copy of the digital file on CD

Glass manufacture and the glass sand industry of Pennsylvania, by Charles Reinhard Fettke, Ph.D.
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Fettke, Charles R. (Charles Reinhard), 1888-1959. 20272 Harrisburg, Penna., J. L. L. Kuhn, printer, 1918 [i.e.1919] 278 p. 108 plates (part fold., incl. maps, diagrs.) 23 cm. TP853.P4 Cover dated 1919. Author's name misspelled on original cover: Pettke. Bibliography: p. 264-270. A digital copy

[Sketches of illustrations from] Zoologia danica: sev Animalium Daniae et Norvegiae, Volumen primum, Volumen secundum, austore Otto Friedrich Müller.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. Müller, Otto Frederik, 1730-1784. Zoologia danica. 97763 Zoologia danica [n.d., between 1863-1890?] 1 v.: ill. (some col.); 21 cm. Blaschka Archives, Box 24 Notebook containing sketches done by Leopold Blaschka from Müller's 1788 publication Zoologia danica.

Notizbüchel für 1869-1870.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. 87383 [1869-1871] [24] p.; 21 cm. R-641 Cover title. Small blue notebook containing business records organized by month. This may be an order book or a listing of orders shipped. Includes orders for glass eyes (Augen) for animals (Thieraugen) and probably for people.

[Photographic album].
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939 87387 [Dresden: Blaschka, n.d.] 1 v.: 27 photographs; 16 cm. R-641 Brown leather cover with embossed rose and yellow metal clasp. Twenty-seven photographs in all. Empty pages were not filmed. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September

[Drafts of business letters].
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. 92263 [1880-1885?] [192] p.; 21 cm. + ca. 80 misc. pages and envelopes laid in. F-15211 Written in a composition notebook in both ink and pencil (the latter is often difficult to read). Not all letters have a complete date, but the earliest is March 13, 1880. In

[Sketchbook, beginning with a sketch of a house and its surroundings].
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[Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895]. 95865 [n.d., between 1870-1920?] 1 v.: ill.; 21 cm. R-838 Blascka sketchbook, primarily of human figures engaged in various activities, but does include landscapes and sketches of ships. Approximately half of the pages are blank. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in

[Photographic album].
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939. 87385 [Dresden: Blaschka, n.d.] 1 v.: 16 photographs; 27 cm. R-641 Green velvet cover with pewter floral spray and clasp. First image is Leopold Blaschka as an elderly man. First space for photograph is empty; there are 16 photographs in

Leop. Blaschka 1849 aus Böhmischaicha.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. 97740 1849. 1 v.: ill.; 18 cm. Blaschka Archives, Box 23 Small handwritten notebook, probably the earliest item in the Blaschka archives. Includes notes on Galvannismus, Versilberung (recipes for using gold and silver); drawings, perhaps of glass eyes and, on the same

[Photographic album].
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939 87386 [Dresden: Blaschka, n.d.] 1 v.: 62 photographs; 28 cm. R-641 Green leather cover with silver colored clasp. First image on first page is Leopold Blaschka. There are 62 photographs in all, including some duplicates. This album includes

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