All About Glass

All About Glass

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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 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. Includes: Table and fancy glass, by Joseph Leicester: p.109-156; Stained and painted glass, by Francis Kirchoff: p.157-164.

A primer of glass design.
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Steuben Glass (Firm) 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

[Catalogue of blanks] / Union Glass Company.
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Union Glass Company, Somerville, MA, USA, manufacturer. 29144 Union Glass Company, Somerville, Mass., manufacturers of hand made blanks Somerville, Mass.: Union Glass Company, [191-] 256 numbered plates: entirely illustrated; 28 x 40 cm Cut glass: Union Glass Co., Somerville, MA, USA (F-279C)

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 Added t.p.: The executive documents of the House of representatives for the first session of the Fifty-first Congress. 1899-'90. v. 38-[42] Washington, 1893. Gift; Mrs.

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

Irish glass; an account of glass-making in Ireland from the XVIth century to the present day, by M. S. Dudley Westropp... Illustrated with reproductions of 188 typical pieces of Irish glass and 220 patterns and designs.
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Westropp, M. S. Dudley (Michael Seymour Dudley), 1868-1954. 27510 London, Herbert Jenkins ltd. [1920] xvii, 19-206 p. illus., XL pl. (incl. front., port., facsims.) 29 cm. NK5146 f-1301, 6 sheets. Hard copy in library NK5146.W53. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the

Catalogue officiel illustré de l'exposition retrospective de l'art franc̜ais des origines à 1800.
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Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 (Paris, France) 29194 Paris, Imprimeries Lemercier et cie, [1900] 4 p. β., 311, [1] p. incl. front (plan): chiefly ill.; 23 cm. T804 At head of title: Exposition universelle de 1900. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. Special CorningDB

American beauty / Libbey Glass Company. Compiled and designed by MacManus-Kelly Co.
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Libbey Glass Company, Toledo, OH, USA, manufacturer. 28258 approximately 35 unnumbered pages: illustrations; 23 cm Cut glass: Libbey Glass Co., Toledo, OH, USA (F-1877C) Catalog compiled and designed by MacManus-Kelly Company, Toledo, OH. Contents may be difficult to read due to condition of

The methods of glass blowing, and of working silica in the oxy-gas flame: for the use of chemical and physical students / by W.A. Shenstone.
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Shenstone, W. A. (William Ashwell), 1850-1908. 25646 London: Longmans, Green and co., 1902. viii, 98 p.: ill.; 17 cm. 5th ed. TP859.2 f-4157, 2 sheets. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the Library of the University of California. CMGL has a copy of the

Écrits pour l'art: floriculture, art décoratif, notices d'exposition (1844-1889)
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Gallé, Emile, 1846-1904, author, artist. Exposition universelle de 1889 (Paris, France) 28062 Paris: Librairie Renouard, H. Laurens, 1908 [c1907] 382 p.: port.; 19 cm. R-57 "Liste de publications d'Émile Gallé": p. [373]-382. C. 2 digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. c.1

Curiosities of glass making: with details of the processes and productions of ancient and modern ornamental glass manufacture / By Apsley Pellatt.
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Pellatt, Apsley, 1791-1863. 28365 London: David Bogue, 1849. viii, 146 p., 6 leaves of col. plates: ill.; 22 cm. TP857 Copy 2 from the collection of Frederick Carder. C. 2 digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September 2009. c. 3 conserved; preservation box 20161000 Caitlin Moore of Black Finch

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

Laboratory manual of glass blowing / by Francis C. Frary.
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Frary, Francis C. (Francis Cowles), b. 1884. 28122 New York [etc.] McGraw-Hill book company, inc., 1914. vii, 60 p. illus. 19 1/2 cm. TP859.2 A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the University of California Library. CMGL has a copy of the digital file on CD-ROM

Le vitrail, à l'Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs, Paris, 1925, présénte par Jacques Gruber.
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Gruber, Jacques, 1871-1936. 28599 Paris,: C.Moreau, [c1926] 2 β., 42 plates (some col.); 34 cm. NK5349 In portfolio. C. 2 and c. 1 plates 1, 3, 9-10, 19, 29, 31, 34 digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Plate 26 sent to photography for inclusion in JOGS article in April 2014 (photography no

Brandenburgische Gläser, hrsg. im auftrage des Königlichen Kunstgewerbemuseums in Berlin, mit Unterstützung der Orlopstiftung, von Robert Schmidt; mit 40 lichtdrucktafeln.
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Schmidt, Robert, 1878-1952. Kunstgewerbe-Museum (Berlin, Germany) 27884 Berlin, Verlag für Kunstwissenschaft, 1914. 154 p. illus., 40 pl. 38 cm. NK5150 "Das vorliegende werk gelangt in 250 numerierten exemplaren zur ausgabe... exemplar nr. 62." Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July

Elements of glass and glass making. A treatise designed for the practical glassmaker, comprising facts, figures, recipes and formulas for the manufacture of glass- plain and colored. Including an appendix containing useful information pertaining to the subject. By Benjamin F. Biser. Chemically rev. by J.A. Koch...
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Biser, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1868-1928. Koch, J. A. (Julius Arnold), b. 1864. 27872 Pittsburgh, Pa., Glass and Pottery Publishing Company [c1899] 3 p.β., 174 p. 25 cm. TP857.12 Batch book. Appendix contains notes on silvering of glass, glass to metal mounting and inks for glass. f-1539,

Exhibition Paris 1900: a practical guide containing information... a rapid & easy method of seeing everything in a limited time and at a moderate cost.
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28660 Anglo-American guide to exhibition 1900 Paris London: William Heinemann, 1900. xxiv,432, lxxii p.: ill., fold. map; 19 cm. T804 Cover title: The Anglo-American guide to Exhibition 1900 Paris. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. Glass: p. 335; Ponsin's Palace of Light: p. 360

The methods of glass-blowing and of working silica in the oxy-gas flame, for the use of chemical and physical students, by W. A. Shenstone.
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Shenstone, W. A. (William Ashwell), 1850-1908. 25648 London, Longmans, Green, and co., 1916. viii, 98 p. illus., diagrs. 18 cm. 9th impression. TP859.2 For fiche, use f-4157, that of 5. ed., 1902. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the Library of the

General catalogue No. G23: Pressed tableware, tumblers, stemware, cut glass, etc. / McKee Glass Co., Jeannette, Pa.
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McKee Glass Company, Jeannette, PA, USA. 28854 Pressed tableware, tumblers, stemware, cut glass, etc. Jeannette, Pa.: McKee Glass Co., [1923?] 92 p.: entirely ill.; 27 x 36 cm. Tableware: McKee Glass Company, Jeannette, PA, USA (F-13T) Trade catalog. Index in front. Also includes stationers'

Recent advances in conservation: contributions to the IIC Rome Conference, 1961 / edited by G[erry] Thomson.
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International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. Congress (1961: Rome) Thomson, Garry. 25734 Rome Conference London: Butterworths, 1963. xv, 224 p.: ill., 2 col. pl.; 29 cm. N8555 English or French. Includes bibliographies. P. 145-151: Reference list A: Glass studies, in:

Prices of glassware / manufactured by M'Kee & Brothers, Pittsburgh, Pa.
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McKee & Brothers, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 28856 Pittsburgh: M'Kee & Brothers, April 1st, 1868. (W.S. Haven) 16, 32 p.: ill.; 20 cm. Tableware: M'Kee & Brothers, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. (F-69T) Cover title. "M'Kee & Brothers"--company name as printed on catalog.

Report on the manufacture of glass, by Jos. D. Weeks, special agent.
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United States. Census Office. 10th census, 1880. Weeks, Joseph D. (Joseph Dame), 1840-1896. 27954 Washington, Govt. print. off., 1884. x, 114, 1153-1198 p. illus. 30 cm. HA202 Probably extracted from "Volume on Manufactures". f-3407, 3 sheets. Hard copy in library HA202.U55.1880m. A

Glass and glassmaking in ancient Mesopotamia: an edition of the Cuneiform texts which contain instructions for glassmakers with a catalogue of surviving objects / [by] A. Leo Oppenheim, Robert H. Brill, Dan Barag, Axel von Saldern.
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Oppenheim, A. Leo, 1904-1974. Cuneiform texts. Brill, Robert H. Chemical interpretation of the texts. Barag, Dan. Mesopotamian core formed glass vessels. Saldern, Axel von, 1923-2012. Other Mespotamian glass vessels. 27367 Corning, N.Y.: The Corning Museum of Glass, 1970. viii, 242 p., 20 β. of

Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan.
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Froehner, Wilhelm, 1834-1925. Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Morgan Collection. 28292 Paris, 1903. 309 p.; 31 cm.; 5 v. of col. plates in 3 physical volumes; 56 cm. R-349 Of 90 sets printed, CMGL has: no.12 (plates, formerly owned by Ray Winfield Smith); no. 23 (text and plates,

Five black arts: a popular account of the history, processes of manufacture, and uses of printing, pottery, glass, gas-light, iron. / Condensed from the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
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Coggeshall, William Turner, 1824-1867. 28460 Columbus: Follett, Foster, 1861. vii,392 p., 27 β. of plates; 20 cm. T9 Preface signed "W.T.C." [for William Turner Coggeshall] C. 2 sent to photography October 2014 for digitization of signature page [third end page at beginning of book]

Old English glasses: an account of glass drinking vessels in England, from early times to the end of the eighteenth century. With introductory notices, original documents, etc. / by Albert Hartshorne.
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Hartshorne, Albert, 1839-1910. 27515 London: New York: E. Arnold, 1897. xxiii, 490 p., 67 plates (some col.): ill.; 36 cm. NK5143 Includes bibliographical references and index. c. 4 YKM Previously owned by the Wyatt family, descendants of Albert Hartshorne. CMGL c. 2 includes a clipping from Nation

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 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July 2010. Original flooded, lacks binding. R-101E; hard copy in library NA3850.B9.T57 O *. SpecialO CorningDB C966262F-475D-4EF2-9D96

Glass manufacture / by Walter Rosenhain.
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Rosenhain, Walter, 1875-1934. 27971 New York: Van Nostrand, 1908 (1912, 1915, 1916 prtgs.) xvi, 264 p.: ill.; 22 cm. TP857 Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-255). 1908 edition reprinted: 1912, 1915, 1916. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the

Moderne Ideen für die Kunstglaserei / entworfen und gezeichnet von Franz C. Renner und Max Seemann, 110 Motive.
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Renner, Franz C. Seemann, Max. 28687 Plauen i. V.: C.F. Schulz, [1911] 18 col. pl.: 45 cm. NK5305 This has been reprinted by Dover, 1988, entitled "Viennese stained glass designs in full color." Duncan 10942. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September 2009. f-6571, 3 sheets; hard copy

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 Edited by Edward H. Knight. Vol. 1-5 digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May

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