All About Glass

All About Glass

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A distinctive line of cut glass.
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T.B. Clark & Co., Honesdale, PA, USA. 53415 Honesdale, Pa.: T.B. Clark & Co., [ca. 1908] 32 p.: ill.; 23 cm. T.B. Clark & Co., Honesdale, PA, USA. Cover title. 1908 is penciled-in date. Includes prices. Clearwater C0017 Ware includes bowls, footed bowls, sugar and cream sets, nappies,

E.P. Gleason Manufacturing Co., manufacturers of patent lever argands, all kinds of brass and iron gas burners, street and fancy lanterns, etched, cut, opal, sandblast and fancy colored globes for gas or electric light...
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E.P. Gleason Manufacturing Co., Brooklyn, NY, USA. E.P. Gleason Manufacturing Co. 53038 Brooklyn, N.Y.: E.P. Gleason Manufacturing Co., 1887. 10th ed. 298, [2] p.: ill. (some col.); 24 cm. Lighting: E.P. Gleason Manufacturing Co., New York, NY, USA. (F-3799LG) Trade catalog. Includes index. P. 270

Portable lamps and domes.
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Royal Art Glass Co., New York, NY, USA. Royal Art Glass Co. 52731 New York: Royal Art Glass Co., [ca. 1915] 42 p.: chiefly ill.; 28 cm. Lighting: Royal Art Glass Co., New York, NY, USA. (F-9070LG) Trade catalog. Originally dated by laid in letter of Nov. 8, 1926 to E. R. Beers Electric Co.,

Memorials in glass and stone.
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Tiffany Studios (New York, N.Y.) 53794 New York: Tiffany Studios, c1913. [61] p.: plates; 22 cm. Tiffany Studios, New York, NY, USA. (F-1531F) Cover title. "This brochure is published as an advertising medium of our ecclesiastical department; to convey in text and illustrations some idea of

F. & C. Osler, glass chandelier and table glass manufacturers.
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F. & C. Osler (Firm), Birmingham, England. 54340 Birmingham: F. & C. Osler, [ca. 1900] [12] leaves: tables; 16 x 21 cm. Lighting: Osler, F. & C., Birmingham, England. (F-73LG) Cover title. Trade catalog. Catalog has been flooded and is disbound. Clearwater LG0322 Prices for electroliers

[Mirrors].
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Maison Pagny (Firm), Paris, France. 45254 [Paris: Maison Pagny, n.d., 1880-1900?] [46] p.: ill.; 16 x 26 cm. Maison Pagny Trade catalog. Spine title, handwritten on applied label. Maison Pagny may be a distributor and not the manufacturing firm. Mounted photographs entirely of mirrors, each

Whitall, Tatum & Co., manufacturers of druggists', chemists' and perfumers' glassware: manufacturers and jobbers of druggists' sundries.
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Whitall Tatum Company, Millville, NJ, USA. 40612 Price list, 1886 Philadelphia, New York and Boston: Whitall, Tatum & Co., 1886. 148 p.: ill. (some col.); 25 cm. Whitall Tatum Company Trade catalog. Index, p. 2-5. Pages 43-46 in color. Includes colognes, perfumes, mortars and pestles, barber

Our 1905 showing of rich cut glass.
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C.G. Alford & Co., New York, NY, USA. 53402 1905 showing of rich cut glass New York: C. G. Alford & Co., Inc., 1904. 56 p.: ill.; 17 x 27 cm. Alford, C.G., & Co. Factory is located in Honesdale, PA. Clearwater C0002 Includes mirrors. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July 2010.

[Sales catalog of pressed glass].
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O'Hara Glass Co., Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 54917 Pittsburgh, Pa.: O'Hara Glass Co., [n.d., between 1875-1890] (Pittsburgh: Armor Lithographing Co., Ltd.) 4 p.: chiefly ill.; 45 cm. O'Hara Glass Co Trade catalog. Only numbered patterns included. "Hand" knob shown on No. 17

China & cut glass, catalog no. 17.
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 52921 China and cut glass, catalog no. 17 New York: Higgins & Seiter, [1907-1908] 35 p.: ill.; 25 cm. Cut glass: Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA (F-9360C) Trade catalog. Index at end. Cut glass: p. 3-19. "The cut glass is American--the very

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&

Carl Zeiss Optische Werkstaette Jena: microscopes and microscopic accessories.
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Carl Zeiss (Firm: 1846), Jena, Germany. 41239 Microscopes and microscopic accessories Jena: Carl Zeiss (Firm: 1846), 1902. 135 p.: ill.; 27 cm. 32nd ed. Zeiss, Carl (Firm), Jena, Germany. Trade catalog. Index, p. 133-135. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in August 2010. Accompanied by letter dated

[Trade cards of cut glass, probably 3 incomplete salesman's sets, ca. 1888-1900].
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T.G. Hawkes & Co., Corning, NY, USA. 53460 Corning, N.Y.: T.G. Hawkes & Co., [1888-1900] 250 photographs on cards: entirely ill.; 11 x 19 cm. Hawkes, T.G., & Co. Obtained from Hawkes factory when it closed in 1962. Assembled and indexed by The Corning Museum of Glass Library, 1970. Laid

Villeroy & Boch Kristalfabrik Wadgassen.
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Villeroy & Boch, Wadgassen, Germany. 52730 Wadgassen: Villeroy & Boch, [1931] [ca. 71] p.: ill., map; 16 x 22 cm. Villeroy & Boch Cover title. Trade catalog. Includes prices. There are two different versions of page 15 included. Primarily stemware, goblets, decanters, roemers.

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

[Catalogue].
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O'Hara Glass Co., Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 52752 Pittsburgh, Pa.: O'Hara Glass Co., [ca. 1885] 37, [6] p.: entirely ill. (some col.); 24 x 31 cm. O'Hara Glass Co. Trade catalog. From the collection of Lowell Innes; dated in his publication, Pittsburgh Glass, p. 377, etc. Includes ale and

Services de table. Supplement. [Edition for France]
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 55694 Alsace-Lorraine: Compagnie des Verreries et Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Janvier 1895. 33 p.: entirely ill.; 34 cm. Tableware: Saint Louis, Compagnie des Verreries et Cristalleries de, Alsace-Lorraine. (F-9882T) Trade catalog. Includes

Price list, November, 1888.
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Phoenix Glass Co., Monaca, PA, USA. 58433 Price list of arc and incandescent electric light globes, shades, & c. New York: Phoenix Glass Co., 1888. 6 p.: ill.; 20 cm. Phoenix Glass Co. Trade catalog. Accompanied by a letter from Phoenix Glass Company dated 6.18.1889 describing the mailing

Lighting glassware: cut glass.
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Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., Brooklyn, NY, USA. 52721 Cut glass Brooklyn, N.Y.: Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., [1921-1931] (New York: Thos. B. Brooks) 32 p.: ill.; 31 cm. Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co. Trade catalog. Index, p. 32. Extensively annotated in pencil, especially "No blanks at G[reen] Point.

Tarif des produits de Familleureux, 1888.
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Verreries Réunies, S.A., Familleureux, Belgium. 55571 Familleureux, Belgium: S.A. Verreries Reunies, 1888-[1936?] (Bruxelles: E.M. Rossel) [ca. 115] leaves: ill.; 37 cm. Verreries Réunies, S.A. Trade catalog. Hand-created catalog of cut and pasted printed catalog illustrations with blank spaces.

Observations sur le vase qu'on conservait à Gênes sous le nom de sacro catino et sur la note publiée sur ce vase par M. Millin / par Le chevr. Bossi.
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Bossi, Luigi, 1758-1835. Millin, A. L. (Aubin Louis), 1759-1818. 45182 Turin: [s.n.], 1807. (Jean Giossi) xxiv, 234 p., 2 p. of plates; 21 cm. NK5107 "Avec des recherches, et des dissertations sur l'émeraude des anciens, sur l'art de la verrerie chez les égyptiens, les grecs et les

[Design books of an unidentified Bohemian factory].
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55116 [S.l. s.n. 1865?-1905?] 7 v. in 6 (10, 11, 16, 24, 6, 12, 9) leaves: entirely ill. (some col.); 54 cm. TP868 Trade catalog. Location, factory, date not indicated. Style of ware and German writing indicate a Bohemian factory, ca. 1890. Czech curators visiting the library in the late 1990s

Decorated lamps, shades, globes, gas bulbs, gas shades and cups, opal and colored tableware, parlor lamps--all colors, artistic designs.
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Consolidated Lamp and Glass Company, Coraopolis, PA, USA. 40636 Coraopolis, Pa.: Consolidated Lamp and Glass Company, 1901. 44 p.: col. ill.; 18 cm. Consolidated Lamp and Glass Company, Coraopolis, PA, USA. Trade catalog. "Gone with the wind", hanging hall, library and night lamps, globes

Whitall, Tatum & Co., glass manufacturers: druggists, chemists and perfumers glassware, druggists sundries.
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Whitall Tatum Company, Millville, NJ, USA. 40836 Druggists, chemists and perfumers glassware, druggists sundries Price list 1881 Philadelphia and New York: Whitall, Tatum & Co., 1881. 80 p.: ill.; 25 cm. Whitall Tatum Company Trade catalog. Includes stoppers, bottles, moulds for insertion of

Fortuna line [catalog].
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John B. Higbee Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA. 52638 Bridgeville, Pa.: John B. Higbee Glass Co., [1908-1913] (Pittsburgh, Pa.: Robert Rawsthorne Eng. Co.) [11] leaves: entirely ill.; 24 x 32 cm. Tableware: Higbee, John B., Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA. (F-8981T) Trade catalog. Page [4]

Catalogue of blown and rich cut glassware / manufactured by the New England Glass Works, W. L. Libbey & Son, Boston, Mass., U.S.A.
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New England Glass Works, Boston, MA, USA. W. L. Libbey & Son. 53519 Blown and rich cut glassware Boston, Mass.: W. L. Libbey & Son, [1886?] (Boston: Forbes Co.) 2 v. in 1: 16 plates; 24 x 30 cm. New England Glass Works Catalog is not dated, however title page has "June, 1886"

New designs for glass chandeliers, candelabra, brackets, pendants, lanterns, globes &c. for 1869 and '70.
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J. Defries & Sons, London, England. 54292 J. Defries & Sons, manufacturers of crystal, brass, and ormolu chandeliers, brackets, and every description of glass fittings New improved paraffin lamps for... towns, railway stations, manufactories, etc. London: J. Defries & Sons, [1869] 56 p.

Illustrated catalog and price-list: season 1893-1894.
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McKenney & Waterbury Co., Boston, MA, USA. 54212 Season 1893-1894 We light the world: manufacturers of piano, banquet and library lamps, kerosene chandeliers and lamp trimmings Boston, Mass.: McKenney & Waterbury Co., [ca. 1893] 67 p.: ill.; 38 cm. McKenney & Waterbury Co. Trade catalog

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

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