All About Glass

All About Glass

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Amtlicher Bericht über die allgemeine Deutsche Gewerbe-Ausstellung zu Berlin im Jahre 1844.
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Deutsche Gewerbe-Ausstellung (1844: Berlin, Germany) 117338 Berlin: K. Reimarus 1845. 5 pts. in 3; 23 cm. T440 1844.E1 This was the largest German exhibition with 3040 exhibitors and was sponsored by the Prussian government. The third volume contains T. 2, Abt. 2, T. 3, and Uebersicht der

Steuben: collections 1992.
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Steuben Glass (Firm), Corning, NY, USA. George Watts & Son, Inc. Corning Incorporated. 71403 Collections 1992 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, [1992] 32 p.: col. ill.; 15 x 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. "This catalogue features nine Steuben collections from which to select, including the

De l'art de la verrerie: où l'on apprend à faire le verre, le cristal, & l'email, la maniere de faire les perles, les pierres précieuses, la porcelaine, & les miroirs, la méthode de peindre sur le verre... & curiositez, inconuës jusqu'à present / par M. Haudicquer de Blancourt.
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Haudicquer de Blancourt, Jean, approximately 1650- Neri, Antonio, 1576-1614. Arte vetraria distinta in libri sette. 78988 Art de la verrerie Paris: Chez Jean Jombert..., 1697. [14], 602, [5] p., [8] leaves of plates (some folded): ill. (engravings); 17 cm. (12mo) TP856 Signatures: [pi]⁸ A-3D⁸+⁴ 3E⁴

Geschäfts-Anmerkungen.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939. 61881 Dresden: Blaschka, 1872-1887. 1 v. (ca 188 p.); 28 cm. R-641 Handwritten account book in German. Laid in: misc. handwritten notes, filmed where they were inserted. Possibly a list of customers; e.g. March 1882, Prof. Bridge Birmingham

English & Irish antique glass from the collection of Steuben glass.
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Steuben Glass (Firm) 66034 English and Irish antique glass from the collection of Steuben glass. [New York: Steuben Glass, inc., 1943?] 23 p.: ill.; 18 cm. Steuben Archives Cover title. This differs from: English and Irish antique glass: Steuben collection. A copy of this item was received with the

1882 illustrated catalogue.
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McKee & Brothers, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, manufacturer. 73573 Illustrated catalogue no. 29 30 numbered pages: illustrations; 24 x 30 cm McKee & Brothers Cover title. Includes childs mugs in 3 different sizes (in multiple patterns), pitchers, jugs, spooners, sugars, bowls, "Calendar"

Chinese pavilion / by Steuben Glass.
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Steuben Glass (Firm) 0911442073 64434 New York: Steuben, 1975. Special commemorative ed. of 1500 copies. 29 p.: ill. (some col.); 33 cm. NK5112.9.S7 Designed by Donald Pollard; engraving design by Alelxander Seidel; engraved by Roland Erlacher; goldwork by Louis Feron. A copy of this item was

[Catalog of perfume and toilet articles].
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California Perfume Company, New York, NY, USA. 60565 New York: California Perfume Company, [1915?] 32 (i.e., 64) p.: col. ill.; 25 x 38 cm. California Perfume Company, New York, NY, USA. Thumb-indexed by page number. Price page opposite illustration page of same page number. Catalog is not dated,

Steuben Glass: spring-summer 1969.
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Steuben Glass (Firm), Corning, NY, USA. Corning Glass Works. 71254 Also known as: Special catalog for spring-summer 1969 Spring-summer 1969 Corning, N.Y.: Steuben Glass, 1969. 27, [1] p.: col. ill.; 20 x 23 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. "Spring-Summer 1969"--P. [28]. Accompanied by

Steuben: summer 1992.
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Steuben Glass (Firm), Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71404 Summer 1992 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, [1992] 32 p.: ill. (some col.); 15 x 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Same as the Collections 1992 catalog (Bib 71403), except for the cover

La parfumerie française à l'exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes.
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67642 [Paris: s.n.], 1925. 60 p.: ill. (some col.), facsims.; 28 cm. TP983 "Présentée par La revue des marques de la parfumerie et de la savonnerie, décembre 1925." Includes a few actual color labels for perfume containers. Published for an exhibition of perfume and perfume bottles by

The art of glass: wherein are shown the wayes to make and colour glass, pastes, enamels, lakes, and other curiosities / written in Italian by Antonio Neri, and translated into English, with some observations on the author [by C. M., i.e. Christopher Merret]. Whereunto is added an account of the glass drops made by the Royal Society, meeting at Gresham College.
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Neri, Antonio, 1576-1614. Merret, Christopher, 1614-1695. tr. 72719 Binder's spine title, c. 1: Neri, Of glass Binder's spine title, c. 2 (John Evelyn copy): Merit, On glass London: Printed by A.W. for O. Pulleyn, 1662. [20], 362, [4] p.; 18 cm. TP856 CMGL c. 1 flooded in 1972. Cleaned

Steuben: corporate gift selections.
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Steuben Glass (Firm), Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71414 Corporate gift selections Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c1992. 36 p.: ill. (some col.); 29 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. "Steuben, a part of Corning since 1918"--P. [4] of cover. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January

About Steuben.
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Steuben Glass (Firm) 64245 [New York: Steuben Glass, 1990?] 16 p.: ill.; 19 cm. Steuben- Box 14 (Range 3, Bay C, Shelf 4) Cover title. Steuben has issued various editions of this publication, with differing covers and contents. This cover shows partial views of 3 different styles of vases. There is

Steuben crystal in private collections.
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Steuben Glass (Firm) 71103 New York: Steuben Glass, c1961. [64] p.: chiefly ill.; 27 cm. NK5112.9.S7 A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Also issued online. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Steuben collection. Publications Archives CorningDB C6B772F8-5AC5

About Steuben glass.
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Steuben Glass (Firm) 65355 New York: Steuben Glass, [1980] 22 p.: ill. (some col.); 19 cm. Steuben Archives Box 8. Cover title. Cover shows detailed view of an optical cube. Dated from memo accompanying distribution of the brochure. Steuben has issued various editions of this publication, with

Holiday 1991.
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Steuben Glass (Firm), Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71397 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c1991. 33 p.: col. ill.; 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. P. 4 of cover lists businesses and locations that sell Steuben glass. "Moravian Star", glass design by Paul Schulze,

Asian artists in crystal: designs by contemporary Asian artists engraved on Steuben crystal. Exhibited at National Gallery of Art, Washington [and] the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1956.
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Steuben Glass (Firm) National Gallery of Art (U.S.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) 67720 New York: Steuben Glass, 1956. xiv, 83 p. ill.; 24 cm. NK5112.9.S7 A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Additional editions

The collection of designs in glass by twenty-seven contemporary artists.
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Steuben Glass (Firm) 65354 Half-title: Twenty-seven contemporary artists Designs in glass by twenty-seven contemporary artists. New York City, Steuben Glass, inc. [1940] 7 p. β., [58] p. incl. 27 pl.; 22 cm. Steuben Archives Box 9. Biographical sketch of artist on verso facing each plate. "Of

[Anmerkungen über Wirbellose Thiere. I].
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939. 63377 [S.l.: L. Blaschka?, n.d., ca. 1870-1890]. 1 v. (unpaged); 21 cm. Blaschka Archive, Box 24 Front cover is lacking, back cover is blue. Handwritten notes pertaining to sea creatures, copied from books with references to plates.

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.

[Miscellaneous trade cards, advertisements].
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Stevens & Williams Ltd., Staffordshire, England. 55442 Stourbridge, England: Stevens & Williams, [1891-1896] [14] items.: ill. (some col.); 11 x 14cm- 29 cm. Tableware: Stevens & Williams, Stourbridge, England. (F-158T) Trade catalog. Vases, whiskey jugs, tankards, drinking vessels, ice

Crystall Glas Fabrik, Theresienthal.
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Hütte Theresienthal, Zwiesel, Germany. 55463 Zweiesel, Germany: Theresienthaler Crystall-Glas-Fabrik, [ca. 1840] (Zwiesel: Regensburg) [33] p.: ill.; 30 x 40 cm. Theresienthal, Hütte Cover title. Trade catalog. Line drawings of tableware. Correlates with price list of [ca. 1840], F-8617T (Bib no.

[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.

Carl Zeiss Optische Werkstaette Jena: microscopes and microscopic accessories / Carl Zeiss.
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Carl Zeiss (Firm: 1846), Jena, Germany, manufacturer. 41239 Microscopes and microscopic accessories 32nd ed. 135 pages: illustrations; 27 cm Zeiss, Carl (Firm), Jena, Germany. Trade catalog. Index, p. 133-135. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in August 2010. Accompanied by letter dated Dec. 12,

[Leaded glass for domestic and ecclesiastical work] / W.J. McPherson.
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W.J. McPherson (Firm), Boston, MA, USA, manufacturer. Livermore & Knight 53725 Microfiche header: Decoration. approximately 14 unnumbered pages; 16 x 25 cm Flat glass: McPherson, W.J., Boston, MA, USA. (F-186F) Copyright date on front of catalog may possibly be 1858 or 1850 rather than 1888.

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

Glassware: our catalogue for 1897.
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Pitkin & Brooks, Chicago, IL, USA. 52896 Our catalogue for 1897 Chicago, Ill.: Pitkin & Brooks, 1897. 102 p.: chiefly ill.; 17 x 23 cm. Tableware: Pitkin & Brooks, Chicago, IL, USA (F-9332T) Cover title. Trade catalog. Table of contents and index, p. 1. Prices listed. Includes pressed,

Mississippi Glass Co., Mississippi Wire Glass Co.
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Mississippi Glass Company, Saint Louis, MO, USA. Mississippi Wire Glass Company. 56818 Saint Louis: Mississippi Glass Co., [1920-1923?] 32 p.: ill.; 22 cm. F-13956F Catalog is undated; date is estimated by comparison with similar items on f-3491.-- Cover is inscribed: Binswanger & Co., Richmond

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

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