All About Glass

All About Glass

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Visite à l'Exposition Universelle de Paris, en 1855... sous la direction de M. Tresca.
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Tresca, Henri Edouard, 1814-1885. 22571 Paris, L. Hachette, 1855. 785 p., [6] leaves of plates: [5] plans (1 fold.); 18 cm. Nouvelle éd (i.e. 2). T800 Glassware, Class 18: p. 654-664. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. Special CorningDB 51227B3F-4505-4C46-B800-B31DA69184CA.pdf

Artisan reports on the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1878 / The Society of Arts.
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Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) 28824 London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1879. ix, 664 p.; 22 cm. T802 Includes: Table and fancy glass, by Joseph Leicester: p.109-156; Stained and painted glass, by Francis Kirchoff: p.157-164. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011.

The botanic garden: a poem, in two parts...: with philosophical notes.
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Darwin, Erasmus, 1731-1802. Blake, William, 1757-1827. Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress) DLC 20365 London: Printed for J. Johnson..., 1795. The 3rd ed. 2 v.: ill.; 29 cm. (4to) PR3396 "On glass unneal'd": p.206, pt. 1; Experiments with a glass tube in "Memnon

Muséum sacré: Description de l'église métropolitaine du diocèse d'Auch / dessinée par G. G. Lettu.
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Lettu, G. G. 32173 Paris: [s.n.], 1837 (Imp. et Fonderie Normales de Jules Didot l'Ainé) [35] β.: ill.; 54 cm. NK5349.A8 Plates misbound but complete. Sent to photography August 2012 (photography no. 1000058573). Added t-p: Collection complète des brillants vitraux de l'église

[Catalogue of blanks].
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Union Glass Company, Somerville, MA, USA. 29144 Union Glass Company, Somerville, Mass., manufacturers of hand made blanks Somerville, Mass.: Union Glass Company, [191-] [256] plates: entirely ill.; 28 x 40 cm. Cut glass: Union Glass Co., Somerville, MA, USA (F-279C) F-279C CMGL's c.1 was

Reports of the United States commissioners to the Universal exposition of 1889 at Paris / Pub. under direction of the secretary of state by authority of Congress...
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United States. Commission to the Paris Exposition (1889) 28732 Washington: Govt. Print. Off., 1891. 5 v.: ill.; 25 cm. T803 Vol. 3 includes lighthouses (p. 865-884), miners' lamps (p. 278-284). Vol. 3 digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in April 2012. Gift; Mrs. Paul Hollister; 2012; 1000121340

[Cut glass catalog].
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Krantz, Smith & Co., Inc., Honesdale, PA, USA. 39971 [Honesdale, Pa.: Krantz, Smith & Co., Inc., n.d., ca. 1904-1915] [20] leaves: ill.; 29 x 38 cm. Krantz, Smith & Co., Inc. Several pages stamped "F. B. Tinker, 806 Heyworth Building, Chicago". Tinker was a representative for

American beauty / Libbey Glass Company. Compiled and designed by MacManus-Kelly Co.
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Libbey Glass Company, Toledo, OH, USA. 28258 Toledo, Ohio: Libbey Glass Co., c1904 (Chicago: Binner-Wells Co.) 19 leaves: ill.; 23 cm. Cut glass: Libbey Glass Co., Toledo, OH, USA (F-1877C) F-1877C, 1 sheet. Filmed catalog from borrowed source. CMGL now owns. CMGL copy is disbound. Notable

Supplement to catalogue number fourteen.
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 39965 Fine china, rich cut glass, supplement catalogue no. 14 New York: Higgins & Seiter, [n.d., 1905?] 16 p.: ill. l; 14 x 22 cm. Higgins & Seiter Missing p. 7-10. CMGL also has a LABAC reprint of p. 1-3, 6-9 (TP868.B85p). CMGL has cut glass section

Rapport sur les produits de l'industrie française: présenté, au nom du jury central, à S.E.M. le comte Corbière,... approuvé par S.S.M. le duc de Doudeauville / rédigé par M. le Vte Héricart de Thury, et par M. Migneron.
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Héricart de Thury, Louis-Etienne-François, vicomte, 1776-1854. Migneron, M. (Pierre-Henri) Exposition des produits de l'industrie française. Jury central (1823: Paris, France) 32180 Rapport du jury central sur les produits de l'industrie française Exposition de 1823 Paris: Imprimerie

Musée du luminaire à l'Exposition Universelle de 1900 / par Henry-René d'Allemagne.
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Allemagne, Henry René d', 1863-1950. 28619 Historie du luminaire Paris: J. Schemit, 1900. 88 p., 22 β. of plates (2 col.): ill.; 33 cm. NK6196 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2012. Cage CorningDB B1360933-155D-47F0-B44D-C9B4E23C52FF.pdf Exposition universelle internationale de 1900

Osservazioni istoriche sopra alcuni medaglioni antichi. All'altezza serenissima de Cosimo III, Granduca di Toscana.
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Buonarroti, Filippo, 1661-1733. 30255 Roma, Nella Stamparia di Domenico Antonio Ercole in Parione, 1698. 5 p.l., xxviii, 495, [1] p. illus., 30 pl. + 3 fold. plates. 28 cm. F-10176 Vellum binding, worm holes. From Ray Winfield Smith Collection, waterstained. Glass: p. xvi-xvii, 437, 495. Copy 1

1895-6 [catalog].
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 39948 Fine china, rich cut glass, catalogue no. 6 New York: Higgins & Seiter, 1895. 190 p.: ill.; 15 x 22 cm. Higgins & Seiter Laid in: self-addressed envelope; 3 perforated order blanks are detached from the catalog Front cover has become detached

Catalog (no. 8): chemical, laboratory supply, physicians, druggists, photographers and watchmakers glassware.
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Cambridge Glass Company, Cambridge, OH, USA. 29634 Chemical, laboratory supply, physicians, druggists, photographers and watchmakers glassware Cambridge, Ohio: Cambridge Glass Company, [n.d., 1920?] 62 p.: ill.; 27 cm. Lab glass: Cambridge Glass Company, Cambridge, OH, USA. (F-40L) F-40L, 2 sheets.

Report of Commission appointed by the Secretary of Commerce to visit and report upon the International Exposition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Art in Paris, 1925 / Charles R. Richards, chairman, Henry Creange, Frank Graham Holmes.
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United States. Commission to the Paris Exposition, 1925. 22562 [s.l.: s.n.], [1925?] 103 p. 24 cm. T805 Frederick Carder and Charles J. Connick were members of this commission. Glass: p. 55-58; Stained glass, by C.J. Connick: p. 69-71. Water-stained. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011.

Clearcut illuminating glassware: a reflector for every service.
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Holophane Glass Company, Cleveland, OH, USA. General Electric Company. 30685 Cleveland, Ohio: Holophane Works, [1913] 78 p.: ill.; 20 x 28 cm. Holophane Glass Company F-7012LG Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in August 2010. Clearwater LG73. Trade catalog. Index, p. 76-78. "Holophane Works of

Glass mosaics of Burma: with photographs / by Harry L. Tilly.
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Tilly, Harry L. 29484 Rangoon, Burma: Superintendent, Goverment Printing Office, 1901. 12 p.: 13 plates; 37 cm. NA3850.B9 Original flooded, lacks binding. R-101E; hard copy in library NA3850.B9.T57 O *. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July 2010. SpecialO CorningDB C966262F-475D-4EF2-9D96

Catalogue des produits de l'industrie Belge admis à l'exposition de 1847.
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31447 Bruxelles: D'Ad. Wahlen, 1847. 250 p.; 21 cm. 2. éd. T465 1847 Includes glassware and stained glass. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. Cover says 1. ed., 1847; t-p. says 2.ed., 1847. Includes index. Special CorningDB F732A951-335E-4353-AED5-9C2EDACD7888.pdf Exposition de

A selected collection of objects from the International Exposition of Modern decorative and industrial art at Paris 1925 / organized and exhibited by the American Association of Museums.
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American Association of Museums. 31032 [s.l.]: [Amer. Assoc. of Museums?], [1926?] 44 p.; 19 cm. T805 Includes glass by Daum Frères, Decorchemont, Goupy, Lalique, Lobmeyr, Marinot, Orrefors, A. Walter. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. From the collection of Frederick Carder. Special

Reports of the United States commissioners to the Paris Universal Exposition, 1878. Published under direction of the Secretary of State by authority of Congress.
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United States. Commission to the Paris Exposition (1878) Knight, Edward Henry, 1824-1883. 27520 Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1880. 5v. fronts., illus., plates (part fold.) diagrs. (part col., part fold.) 25 cm. T802 Report on glass was actually prepared by Charles Colné and has also been issued

Wright rich American cut glass.
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Wright Rich Cut Glass Co., Anderson, IN, USA. 128346 Wright Rich Cut Glass Co. manufacturer of rich cut glass Anderson, Ind.: Wright Rich Cut Glass Co., 1906-1907 (Anderson: Bulletin Printing and Manufacturing Co.) 40 p.: ill.; 27 x 36 cm. Wright Rich Cut Glass Co. Notable acquisition 2012.

Sublime I [electronic resource]: oil spill.
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Boym, Constantin. Boym, Laurene. Rochelle, Chris. Jack, Aaron. 131655 Oil spill Design drawing for oil spill platter prototype 2012. 1 computer file. Design drawing features two platters, one drawn above other. Platter on upper portion of drawing is view from side angle; black oil spill surrounds

Hoppus's tables for measuring, or practical measuring made easy, by a new set of tables... / by E. Hoppus.
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Hoppus, E. (Edward), d. 1739. 121245 Tables for measuring Practical measuring made easy, by a new set of tables Hoppus's measurer London: Simpkin, Marshall, & Co.: Hamilton & Co.: Dean & Son: Houlston & Sons: Kent & Co., [n.d., ca. 1900?] New ed., greatly improved. lx, 226

Quelques discours et toasts / prononcʹes par M. Hubert, Ministre de l'industrie et du travail.
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Hubert, Armand. Exposition universelle et internationale (1910: Brussels, Belgium) 127957 Exposition de Bruxelles en 1910 [Bruxelles: A. Lesigne, 1911?] 213 p., [1] leaf of plates: ill.; 29 cm. T467.L1 CMGL copy is no. 27 of 200 and inscribed by author to the Duc d'Ursel. Digitized by Boston

Cenník dubodolské sklárny.
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Morawtzovi Synové, Prague, Czech Republic. 128446 Prague: Morawtzovi Synové, [n.d., ca. 1895] (Praha: Tiskem Heller & Stránský̮) 33 p.: ill.; 27 cm. Morawtzovi Synové Notable Acquisition 2012. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2012. Cover title. Trade catalog. Catalog is not dated,

Artistic gas fittings.
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128473 [Birmingham, U.K.: s.l.; n.d., 1904?-1912?] (Birmingham: Buckler & Webb Ltd., Argyle Press) 199 p.: ill.; 28 cm. Artistic gas fittings Somewhat later, but similar to a William & Chinner Company lighting catalog [1860] (Bib 69446) Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2012. Includes

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