All About Glass

All About Glass

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Exciting... new Cinderella bowl set by Pyrex [advertisement].
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Corning Glass Works. 141130 1 page: color; 34 x 14 cm paper ink print single sided Advertisement features central image of four bowls, in varying sizes, in turquoise and white with butter-print pattern. Two bowls are in turquoise on white and two in white on turquoise. Some text featured as well.

Just in time for Christmas giving... [advertisement]: new Pyrex ware decorator casseroles!
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Corning Glass Works. 141137 New Pyrex ware decorator casseroles! 1 page: color; 34 x 15 cm paper ink print single sided Advertisement features images of various Pyrex casseroles that seem to float above pine bough candle holder. Casseroles include: turquoise snowflake pattern on white casserole;

Now it's Pyrex dinnerware! [advertisement]: never before, dishes so smart, so beautiful with such amazing strength!
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Corning Glass Works. [Life] [1953] 141168 2 pages: color; 36 x 27 cm each paper ink print single sided Advertisement, on two page spread, features dinner table set for four in Flamingo pattern with 22-carat gold bands. Below, on lower right, are images for all four "high-style colors":

New Pyrex gifts [advertisement]: so much beauty... so many uses!
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Corning Glass Works. 141182 So much beauty... so many uses! 1 page: color; 32 x 25 cm paper ink print single sided Advertisement features eight images of various Pyrex gifts. Image on upper left, with title, is of three boxed Pyrex gift sets. Image on upper right corner is of "Kaffee Klatch

Pyrex bakingware in color [advertisement].
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Corning Glass Works. 141103 1 page: color; 36 x 26 cm paper ink print single sided Advertisement features central image of hand lifting lid off flamingo colored covered bowl casserole dish. Image is captioned "Perfect colors for your table". Smaller image, on lower left corner, is of lime

The American art of glass / John La Farge.
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La Farge, John, 1835-1910. 106622 New York: J. J. Little, [n.d., between 1893-1899?] 22 p.; 24 cm. NK5312 Cover title. "To be read in connection with Mr. Louis C. Tiffany's paper in the July number of the 'Forum,' 1893." The papers by Louis C. Tiffany and John La Farge were

Catalogue.
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D.C. Jenkins Glass Company, Kokomo, IN, USA. 111190 D.C. Jenkins Glass Company, Kokomo, IND., U.S.A., manufacturers tableware, stemware, tumblers of all kinds, lantern globes, cups, mugs, beer mugs, egg cups, jelly glasses, glass lip molasses cans, fish globes, display jars, tablet jars, lamp

Gazetteer and business directory of Steuben County, N.Y., for 1868-9 / compiled and published by Hamilton Child.
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Child, Hamilton, b. 1836. 119632 Steuben County Directory, 1868-9 Syracuse: Child, 1868. 267 p. (p. 1-2, [265]-267 advertisements on lining papers), [1] folded map: ill.; 22 cm. F127.S8 Includes index. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. CMGL copy has loose cover and lacks p. 2-6.

[Blue sketchbook] 1900 / F. Carder.
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Carder, Frederick. 119907 Written inside cover: Fredk. Carder, Ivy Villa, Kingswinford, 1900 1900. 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 19 x 11 cm. Carder/Steuben archive Box 29, Folder Blue sketchbook, 1900 Carder sketchbook. Part of the Carder/Steuben collection. This item is in the Frederick Carder papers.

Fine & decorative art at auction.
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Robert C. Eldred Co. 112801 East Dennis, MA: Robert C. Eldred Co., 2009. 48, 49 p.: ill. (some col.); 28 cm. Eldred's December 11, 2009 Auction catalog. Includes price list. Sale no.: FSP09. Includes index. December 11, 2009 Auction CorningDB December 11, 2009 D509647A-0AE1-4A63-BFC8

Jobs.
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Huffman, Harry E., 1898-1967. 119483 [Corning, N.Y.: H. Huffman, 1930-1933] 2 v. (231 p.): ill.; 18 cm. TP853.N6 Cover title. Daybooks used by Harry Huffman during his employment at Steuben to record time taken to create glass molds. Entries include dates and number of hours worked, assistants'

[Notes on ornament and design].
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Carder, Frederick. 112168 Empire reporting book 1889-1893. 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 18 x 12 cm. R-1058 Title from heading on first leaf. Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. See BIB 84746. "F. Carder, John Street, Wordsley, W. Stourbridge"--P. [2] of cover.

Oeuvres de René Lalique.
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René Lalique et cie, Paris, France. 117795 Les Verreries de René Lalique Paris: René Lalique et cie, [n.d., 1934-1938?] (Paris: Theo Brugiere) 15 p.: ill.; 20 cm. Lalique, René, et cie Trade catalog. Suggested date provided by previous owner. "The photographs on [sic] this booklet have

Anton Rindenschwender: das Buch von dem Leben, den Schicksalen und Thaten des armen, aber glücklich gewordenen Sohnes / Hans Rindenschwenders.
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Rindenschwender, Hans. 113086 Heidelberg: Mohr und Zimmer, [1806] 168 p., [15] leaves of plates (woodcuts); 18 cm. DD192 Publication information on slip pasted to t.p. Date 1806 pencilled in on t.p. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2012. In 1760, Rindenschwender invested in a glass factory

1888 spring and summer catalogue.
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Hollander, Bradshaw, and Folsom, Boston, MA, USA, manufacturers. 101865 40 numbered pages: illustrations; 34 cm Hollander, Bradshaw, and Folsom Cover title. Successors to Bailey and Co., manufacturers, importers, and jobbers. Glassware, p. 21-25. Jobber catalog that includes the following glass

Sketches in the Louvre & Cluny Museums, Paris, from Aug. 22d to Sep. 3d, 1897; also Sevres Museum / F. Carder.
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Carder, Frederick. 104740 Sketches in the Louvre and Cluny Museums, Paris, from Aug. 22d to Sep. 3d, 1897 1897. 1 v.: graphite, watercolor on paper; 19 x 11 cm. Carder/Steuben archive Box 29 Spine hinge is at the top of the pages. This item is in the Frederick Carder papers. Frederick Carder papers

Catalogue général officiel / Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes, Paris, avril-octobre 1925.
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Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes (1925: Paris, France) 19364 Paris: Vaugirard, [1925] 480 p., [8] leaves of plates: ill., plans (1 col.); 22 cm. T805 At head of title: Ministère du commerce et de l'industrie, des postes et des télégraphes. Cover title.

Reports of artisans selected by a committee appointed by the Council of the Society of Arts to visit the Paris Universal Exhibition, 1867.
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Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) Kirchhoff, Francis. Glass painting. Pearsall, Richard. On sheet and plate glass. Barnes, Thomas C. Table and fancy glass. Swene, W. T. Table and fancy glass. Wilkinson, T. J. (Tony J.) Table and fancy glass. 19760 London: Bell and Daldy, 1867. viii, 476, xv,

Fifty years of glass making: 1869-1919.
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Macbeth-Evans Glass Company. 19299 Pittsburgh: Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, c1920 4 p. l., [11]-94 p.: incl. front., ill., ports.; 24 cm. TP853.P4 A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the University of Toronto Library. CMGL has a copy of the digital file on CD

La décoration et les industries d'art à l'Exposition Universelle de 1900 / [par] Roger Marx.
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Marx, Roger, 1859-1913. 19759 Paris: Ch. Delagrave, 1901. vii, 130 p., 7 β. of plates: ill.; 33 cm. T804 Glassware: p.102-108. Bibliographical footnotes. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2012. Autographed copy. Special CorningDB 47F092CB-BB48-4257-9919-95188256C056.pdf Exposition

The romance of glass-making: a sketch of the history of ornamental glass / by Walter Gandy.
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Gandy, Walter. 18931 London: S.W. Partridge, 1898. vi,160 p.: ill.; 19 cm. NK5104 A digital copy of this book was made by Google from the original in the collection of New York Public Library. CMGL has a copy of the digital file on CD-ROM (BIB 119644, TP859.I33). Cage CorningDB 26407F94-BAAC-4B08

The Libbey Glass Company, manufacturers of highest quality glass blanks for heavy and light cutting and engraving. Hand made blown pressed ware, Toledo, Ohio, U.S.A.
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Libbey Glass Company, Toledo, OH, USA. 19425 Glass blanks for heavy and light cutting and engraving Blank catalog Toledo, Ohio: Libbey Glass Copany, [1920?] 5 leaves: 64 leaves of ill.; 28 x 38 cm. Cut glass: Libbey Glass Co., Toledo, OH, USA (F-18aC) Index at front, [4] leaves. Catalog pages are

Idea 1 [electronic resource]: bubble blower glass.
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Ku, Eric. 133212 Bubble blower glass 2012. 1 computer file. Design drawing includes two images, an image of a glycerin bubble reflecting light against black background and a diagram with two views of bubble blower made from glass with wand attached to opening in glass sphere. Eric Ku collaborated

About Steuben Glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 137365 New York, N.Y.: Steuben Glass, 1975. 1 folded brochure (6 panels); 17 x 40 cm. folded to 17 x 14 cm. Cover title. Steuben has issued various editions of this publication, with differing covers and contents. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection.

Siraf 1968-9, [triangle] B site and finds: general notes / DBW.
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Whitehouse, David, 1941-2013. British Institute of Persian Studies. 139555 Siraf 1968-9, B site and finds [1968-1969] [80] leaves: ill.; 27 cm. Title from cover. In title, the B is written inside an equilateral triangle. Some pages are blank. "Note: contains observation on mosque const. etc.

Steuben crystal in private collections.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 1082 New York: Steuben Glass, c1985. [64] p.: ill.; 27 cm. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Steuben collection. Publications Archives CorningDB D09BFBDE-A1C9-4490-8B93-D6F253849E18.pdf Steuben Glass,

20th century auction.
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Treadway Gallery, auctioneer. John Toomey Gallery, auctioneer. 13361 Twentieth century auction 112 pages: illustrations, some color; 28 cm Session One: Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau. Session Two: Art Deco, 1950s/Modern, Italian Glass. Estimated prices. November 14, 1993 Auction CorningDB November

Physical Properties of Early Chinese Glasses.
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Brill, Robert H. Zhongguo gu bo li yan jiu: 1984 nian Beijing guo ji bo li xue shu tao lun hui lun wen ji, Beijing: Zhongguo jian zhu gong ye chu ban she: Xin hua shu dian Beijing fa xing suo fa xing, 1986, pp. 10-14, ill. AI87464 Book Robert H. Brill and John H. Martin, eds. See also the

A Collaborative Study of Early Glassmaking in Egypt c. 1500 BC.
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Lilyquist, C. Brill, Robert H. Annales du 13e Congrès de l'Association Internationale pour l'Histoire du Verre. Lochem, the Netherlands: AIHV, 1996, pp. 1-9. AI48473 Pays Bas, the Netherlands, Aug. 28-Sept. 1, 1995 Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses

Chemical Analyses of Some Glasses from the Collection of Simon Kwan.
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Brill, Robert H. Early Chinese Glass = Zhongguo gu dai bo li. Hong Kong, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2001, pp. 448-471, ill. AI52933 Book Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. CitationDB 52E6D5AB-C174-4327-BBA1-DEC5354703AD.pdf Technology CMG

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