All About Glass

All About Glass

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Articles divers (illustrations).
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 55391 Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, 1908. 2 leaves, 58 plates: ill. (some col.); 28 cm. Tableware: Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. (F-2407T) Trade

1904 price list of laboratory glassware and apparatus.
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Whitall Tatum Company, Millville, NJ, USA. 45609 Price list of laboratory glassware and sundries Philadelphia, Pa.: Whitall Tatum Company, 1904. 64 p.: ill.; 25 cm. Whitall Tatum Company Trade catalog. Index, p. 2-3. Laid in: Whitall Tatum Company, Nonsol glass, 1 leaf. Includes laboratory

Éclairage-electricité.
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 54373 Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, [ca. 1900] 71 p., plates 450-482, A, B (some col.); 33 cm. Lighting: Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. (F-2401LG)

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.

Artisti Barovier, Murano (Venezia), Fabbricatori perle, Veneziane-vetri, artistici-lampadari-appliques, riproduzione di musei.
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Barovier & Toso (Firm) Murano, Italy. 53218 Murano: Artisti Barovier, [1900?] 43 p.: entirely ill.; 19 x 29 cm. Lighting: Barovier & Toso (Firm), Murano, Italy. (F-9645LG) Cover title. Trade catalog. Company name printed on catalog as Artisti Barovier. Date may need to be reattributed.

[Catalog no. 3].
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Art Shade Co., Chicago, IL, USA. 57564 Chicago, Ill.: Art Shade Co., [n.d., 1914-1920?] [53] p.: col. ill.; 25 x 31 cm. Art Shade Co., Chicago, IL, USA. Trade catalog. Catalog dated by previous owner. Blue tone prints on paper; all copies of pages in [Catalog no. 1] Includes leaded, bent panel,

Hawkes cut glass.
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T.G. Hawkes & Co. 53453 [Corning, N.Y. T. G. Hawkes & Co., n.d., ca. 1900] (Cincinnati: Procter & Collier Co.) 27, [4] p.: ill.; 17 cm. TP853.N6 A promotional booklet. Includes descriptions of cutting and engraving glass and principal Hawkes pattern names, illustrations of various

1894 supplemental price list. Whitall, Tatum & Co. manufacturers of druggists', chemists' and perfumers' glassware, manufacturers, importers and jobbers of druggists' sundries.
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Whitall Tatum Company, Millville, NJ, USA. 52486 Whitall, Tatum & Co. manufacturers of druggists', chemists' and perfumers' glassware, manufacturers, importers and jobbers of druggists' sundries. Supplemental price list Millville, N.J.: Whitall, Tatum & Co., c1894. 28 p.

[Catalogue].
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O'Hara Glass Co., Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 52753 Pittsburgh, Pa.: O'Hara Glass Co., [ca. 1876-1880] 30 p.: entirely ill.; 24 x 31 cm. O'Hara Glass Co. Trade catalog. From the collection of Lowell Innes; dated in his publication: Pittsburgh Glass, p. 376 etc. Factory picture on front

Illuminating glassware: Luna.
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H. Northwood Co., Wheeling, WV, USA. 52850 Luna Wheeling, W.Va.: H. Northwood Co., [1913-1914?] 60 p.: ill. (1 col.); 24 cm. Lighting: Northwood, H., Co., Wheeling, WV, USA. (F-9255LG) Trade catalog. "No glare. Soft as moonlight. Restful to the eyes, and in every way the most up-to-the-minute

[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

The Albert Sechrist Mfg. Co.: special designs.
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Albert Sechrist Manufacturing Company, Denver, CO, USA. 40136 Special designs Denver, Colo.: Albert Sechrist Manufacturing Company, [n.d., 1915?] 31 plates: ill.; 37 cm. Albert Sechrist Manufacturing Company, Denver, CO, USA. Trade catalog. Cover title. Dated by previous owner. Loose plates of

Lamp-chimneys.
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Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Cheltenham Press. 54149 Index to lamp-chimneys, 1904 Pittsburgh, Pa.: Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, c1903 (New York: Cheltenham Press) 61 p.: ill.; 15 cm. F-3153LG Cover title. Booklet provides advice on the care of lamps. "Macbeth engraved on

[Era pattern catalog].
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John B. Higbee Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA. 52640 Bridgeville, Pa.: John B. Higbee Glass Co., [1908-1912] (Pittsburgh, Pa.: Robt. Rawsthorne Engraving Co.) [12] p.: entirely ill.; 24 x 32 cm. Tableware: Higbee, John B., Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA. (F-8994T) Trade catalog. Includes sugars,

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.

[Catalog no. 2].
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Art Shade Co., Chicago, IL, USA. 57563 Chicago, Ill.: Art Shade Co., [n.d., 1914-1920] [26] p.: col. ill.; 25 x 31 cm. Art Shade Co., Chicago, IL, USA. Trade catalog. Catalog dated by previous owner. Blue tone prints on paper. Similar to [Catalog no. 1], but generally more complicated designs with

Designs for embossed glass.
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Pilkington Brothers, Ltd., St. Helens, England. 58605 St. Helens, Lancashire: Pilkington Brothers, Ltd., 1904. [2] leaves, [18] leaves of plates: chiefly col. ill.; 24 x 31 cm. Tableware: Pilkington Brothers, Ltd., St. Helens, Lancashire, England. (F-16938T) Cover title. Trade catalog. Date from

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,

[Catalog no. 1].
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Art Shade Co., Chicago, IL, USA. 57562 Chicago, Ill.: Art Shade Co., [n.d., 1914-1916?] (Chicago, Ill.: Stadler Photographing Company) [80] p.: col. ill.; 25 x 33 cm. F-16730LG Trade catalog. Dated by owner of catalog. Hand-colored photographs mounted on canvas, with writing on the back of each

Éclairage-électricité.
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 54372 Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, [1883] 32 p., plates 450-475, 480-485 (some col.); 33 cm. Lighting: Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. (F-2400LG)

[Banner pattern catalog].
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John B. Higbee Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA. 52639 John B. Higbee Glass Co., manufacturers of crystal glass tableware, Bridgeville, PA Bridgeville, Pa.: John B. Higbee Glass Co., [1908-1912] (Pittsburgh, Pa.: Robt. Rawsthorne Engraving Co.) [15] p.: entirely ill.; 24 x 32 cm. Tableware: Higbee,

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. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben

Ornamental street lighting and Alba globes.
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Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 52406 Pittsburgh, Pa.: Macbeth-Evans Glass Co., c1912. 32 p.: ill.; 28 cm. Lighting: Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. (F-8720LG) Trade catalog. Includes photographs of day and night views of several cities. "Alba is a white

H.C. Fry Glass Co., manufacturers of blanks, hand-made, blown and pressed.
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H.C. Fry Glass Company, Rochester, PA, USA. 53436 Catalogue of blanks Rochester, Pa.: H.C. Fry Glass Company, [1901-1920] 25 p.: ill.; 23 x 31 cm. Fry, H.C., Glass Company Differs from another catalogue, whose cover and title page titles are identical. The other catalogue is 30 p. of ware. The

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

Illustrated catalogue and price list.
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H.C. Fox & Sons, Philadelphia, PA, USA. 56786 Philadelphia, Pa.: H.C. Fox & Sons, [n.d., 1905-1910] 53 p.: ill.; 18 cm. Bottles: Fox, H.C., & Sons, Philadelphia, PA, USA. (F-13623B) Catalog is undated; must be after incorporation of firm in 1904. Includes prices. Clearwater B0015 Ware

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

Illustrated catalogue, 1904.
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United States Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 54996 Pittsburgh, Pa.: United States Glass Company, 1904. 142 p.: chiefly ill.; 26 x 40 cm. Rakow Library does not own original catalog. Trade catalog. Includes index. Clearwater T0562 Includes novelties, toys, colognes, show jars, inks,

Garnitures de toilette et articles divers de toilette (tarification). Edition 1916.
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Compagnie des cristalleries de Baccarat, Paris, France. 55052 Paris, France: Compagnie des cristalleries de Baccarat, 1916. 93, [3] p.; 33 cm. 1916 ed. Baccarat, Compagnie des cristalleries de, Paris, France. Trade catalog. Price list for "Garnitures de toilette et articles divers de toilette

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