All About Glass

All About Glass

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Trigonométrie.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133956 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] ii plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Trigonometrie Plate descriptions on p. 2. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Trigonométrie [6]-- II. Trigonométrie [7]. SpecialO

Chimie, contenant vingt-cinq planches, vingt-quatre simple et une double.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133947 Chymie [Paris: Briasson?, ca. 1772?] 4 p., [i], iv, xviii, [1] plates; 40 cm. Uncataloged #428.1, Chimie Accompanied by plate descriptions. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Includes examples of early scientific glassware. In CMGL collection as part of

Physique.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133981 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] v plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Physique Plate descriptions on p. 15. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Includes examples of early scientific glassware. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Physique [95,

Géographie.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133972 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] [i], ii plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Géographie Plate descriptions on p. 13-14. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Géographie [86, AB s.]-- I. Géographie,

Exclusive designs of art glassware, deep etched ware of the old Central quality / made by Central Glass Works, Wheeling, W.Va.
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Central Glass Co. (Wheeling, W. Va.) 126674 Exclusive designs in deep etched ware of the old Central quality Wheeling, W.Va. Central Glass Works. [ca. 1905-10] [12] p.: entirely ill.; 24 x 31 cm. Central Glass Co. (Wheeling, W. Va.) Trade catalog. Catalog contains brown cover, title page, and pages

A word on the Lalique exhibition / by Gustave Kahn; translated by M. Hepworth Dixon.
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Kahn, Gustave, 1859-1936. 127797 Works of R. Lalique, 1905 London: T. Agnew & Sons, 1905. 39 p.; 20 cm. NK5198.L1 "In the galleries of Thos. Agnew & Sons"--P. [2]. Display cases 13-14 contained the collection of C.S. Gulbenkian, but there is no listing of the individual items.

Scriptores optici: or, A collection of tracts relating to optics.
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Maseres, Francis, 1731-1824, ed. Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871. Gregory, James, 1638-1675. Optica promota. Descartes, René, 1596-1650. Dioptrice. Descartes, René, 1596-1650. Explicatio quatuor generum novarum ovalium opticae inservientium. Huygens, Christiaan, 1629-1695. Traité de la lumière.

Collection de dessins: représentant les demi-cristaux unis, taillés, gravés et moulés.
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Société anonyme des verreries réunies de Vallérysthal & Portieux, Portieux, France. 128289 Représentant les demi-cristaux unis, taillés, gravés et moulés [Portieux]: Société anonyme des verreries réunies de Vallérysthal & Portieux, 1873 (Paris: Imp.. Rousseaux) III, [1], 150

[Scrapbook of window designs by Frederick Wilson].
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Wilson, Frederick, 1858-1932. 128567 [between 1904-1932] 1 v. ([13] p.): ill., photographs; 41 cm. Higgins Collection This item is in the Jeffrey Rush Higgins collection on Frederick Wilson. Chiefly photographs/photostats glued into a leatherbound scrapbook. Address label for Mary C. Higgins,

Glass / by Augustus W. Franks.
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Franks, Augustus Wollaston, 1826-1897. Robinson, J. C. (John Charles), Sir, 1824-1913. South Kensington Museum. Catalogue of the special exhibition of works of art of the mediæval, renaissance, and more recent periods, on loan at the South Kensington Museum, June 1862, revised ed., 1863, pp. 381

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;

[Design drawings for vase prototype with stopper] [electronic resource].
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Thorpe, Marc. Rochelle, Chris. 131277 2012. 1 computer file. Four design drawings brought by Thorpe as inspiration for glass piece to be made at GlassLab. Thorpe reinterpreted a carafe designed by his great uncle, Paolo Venini; his would have a similar base and interior cavity as Venini's but

Miethzins Buch Blaschka.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. 132112 1864-1877. 1 v. (unpaged); 17 cm. R-838 Cover title. Rent book, with entries dated Jan. 21, 1864-Mar. 5, 1877. Handwritten in ink. This item is in the Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka collection. Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka collection Digitized by Boston Photo

Proposal 2 [electronic resource]: word vessels.
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Lee, Helen. 133223 Word vessels 2012. 1 computer file. Design drawing includes text description, the potential words "sine qua non", and three sectional profiles for words "sine qua non". The text details that, if the vessel were to be cut, the cut would spell out words that

Géométrie.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133954 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] v plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Geometrie Plate descriptions on p. 1-2. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Géométrie [1, AB s.]-- II. Géométrie [2, AB s.]-- III.

Navigation.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133975 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] i plate [p. 91]; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Navigation Plate description on p. 14. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. SpecialO CorningDB 3009393E-FA0A-4834-A291-F2710D38ECB6.pdf

[Design drawing for cookie jar prototypes] [electronic resource].
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Strauss, David. 135292 The cookie jar 2013. 1 computer file. Designs explore four concepts for cookie jars including jars' utilitarian function and emotional connections. Strauss was the winner of the first GlassLab/Rochester Institute of Technology glass design fellowship; he collaborated

Gas fixtures.
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Iden & Co., New York, NY, USA. 120210 New York: Iden & Co., [1877] pl. 122-193: ill. (some col.); 27 x 34 cm. Iden & Co. Cover title. Trade catalog. Catalog pages and price lists were issued at different times as is evident by price lists added at end: "Price list, September 1st,

Motifs historiques d'architecture et de sculpture d'ornement. Décorations intérieures empruntées a des édifices français, du commencement de la renaissance a la fin de Louis XVI (XVIe, XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles) / par César Daly.
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Daly, César, 1811-1893. 124138 Décorations intérieures empruntées a des édifices français, du commencement de la renaissance a la fin de Louis XVI (XVIe, XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles) Paris: C. Massin, [1912] 2 v.: plates (some folded); 46 cm. Nouv. éd. NA3549.A1 "Ensembles de salons,

Building trades' tariff.
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Cashmore & Co., Bristol, United Kingdom. 125236 Bristol: Cashmore & Co., 1904 (Briston, London: Mardons). 221 p.: ill. (some col.); 19 cm. Cashmore & Co., Bristol, United Kingdom. Trade catalog. Index at end. "Importers of foreign glass, looking glass manufacturers; brilliant cut

"Where to buy": drug, paint and oil trades' buyers' guide; [and] The New York index: containing a great deal of information useful to the old and intelligent New Yorker, and necessary to the stranger, visitor, traveler, student or seeker of business employment, intelligence and recreation, arranged in a simple, convenient and original manner, so as to be easily found relating to associations, institutions, places, societies, &c.
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Trades' Publishing Agency. 121310 New York index New York index and Where to buy drugs, paints, oils, etc. New York: Trades' Pub. Agency, [1884] 174 p.: ill.; 23 x 11 cm. Pocket ed. HF5068.N7 "Containing the cards, advertisements, names, addresses and specialties of the leading

Medieval stained glasses / Robert H. Brill.
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Brill, Robert H. 127906 Corning Museum of Glass Research Program on medieval stained glasses [1970] [62] p.: ill.; 28 cm. NK5308 Unpublished report prepared for a meeting at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1970. Includes bibliographical references. Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill,

Laboratory examinations and related studies of the mosaic glass vessels from Hasanlu, Al-Rimah, and Marlik / Robert H. Brill.
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Brill, Robert H. 128604 Corning, N.Y.: R.H. Brill, 1966. [30], 3 leaves; 28 cm. NK5107.3 "This report is not intended for general circulation, but only for the use of the persons to whom it is being sent, and their close colleagues. Please do not quote these results in publications before

Martin Frobenius Ledermüllers, Hochfürstlich- Brandenburg-Culmbachischen Justitz-Raths... Nachleese seiner Mikroskopischen Gemüths- und Augen-Ergötzung, I. Sammlung / bestehend in zehen fein illuminirten Kupfertafeln, sammt deren Erklärung: und einer getreuen Anweisung, wie man alle Arten Mikroskope, geschickt, leicht und nüzlich gebrauchen solle. Verlegt und in Kupfer gebracht, von Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt...
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Ledermüller, Martin Frobenius, 1719-1769. Winterschmidt, Adam Wolfgang, 1733-1796. Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidts, Beobachtung einer Stuben-Müke mit sehr viel kleinen Insekten. 130836 Nachleese seiner Mikroskopischen Gemüths- und Augen-Ergötzung, I. Sammlung Mikroskopischen Gemüths- und Augen

[Decorated beer steins, most with tin fittings].
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Wilhelm Steigerwald (Firm), Regenhütte, Germany. 132343 Regenhütte: Wilhelm Steigerwald, [ca. 1890] 21 double p. (i.e., 40 p.): ill.; 27 cm. Steigerwald, Wilhelm, (Firm) Trade catalog. 21 numbered pages with facing price page of same number. Ware numbers 501-784. The company's name which was

Egg project for GlassLab [electronic resource].
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Miller, Abbott. Rochelle, Chris. 132914 Egg project for Glass Lab 2012. 1 computer file. Document features images of interim states of cooking eggs with instructions for translating images into glass objects. Abbott Miller collaborated with gaffer Chris Rochelle July 28-29, 2012 during his time at

Lustres plafonnier.
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Cristalleries du Val-Saint-Lambert, Seraing, Belgium. 133359 [Seraing]: Cristalleries du Val-Saint-Lambert, [1898-1900] 24 figs. on [9] leaves: ill.; 18-27 x 21-24 cm. Val-Saint-Lambert, Cristalleries du Trade catalog. Unique collection of blueprint plates. Figures 1-7, 11-20 are pasted on Val

Design 1 [electronic resource]: beer bottle legos: beer bottle wall.
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Dubitsky, Tim Rochelle, Chris. Jack, Dane. 133516 Bottoms-upcycleables Beer bottle legos Beer bottle wall 2012. 1 computer file. Design for beer bottle legos, the "ultimate hybrid of everyone's favorite childhood and adult passtimes [sic]", and beer bottle wall made from stacking

Some thoughts on the origin of the chinese word "boli".
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Brill, Robert H. Silk Road Art and Archaeology v. 2, (1991-92), pp. 129-136. 127924 Kamakura-shi, Japan: The Institute of Silk Road Studies, 1992. pp. 129-136: ill.; 28 cm. Robert H. Brill articles Offprint from Silk Road Art and Archaeology. Also available online in the Science Research database,

Egyptian blue, Chinese blue & purple, and some of their chemical analogues.
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Brill, Robert H. Glass Science in Art and Conservation, September 19-20, 2005, pp. 213-230. 128012 Caparica, Portugal: New University of Lisbon, Campus Caparica; 2005. pp. 83-87: ill.; 28 cm. Robert H. Brill articles Offprint from Glass Science in Art and Conservation. Also available online in the

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