All About Glass

All About Glass

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Portable electric lamps.
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Pittsburgh Lamp, Brass & Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 40870 Pittsburgh, Pa.: Pittsburgh Lamp, Brass & Glass Company, [n.d., 1921] 67 p.: col. ill.; 27 cm. Pittsburgh Lamp, Brass & Glass Company Cover title. Trade catalog. Index, p. 2. Accompanied by: Electric portable price list,

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

Rich cut glass and fine china.
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 53469 Fine china & cut glass Fine china and cut glass New York: Higgins & Seiter, [1902-1903] 245 p.: ill.; 14 x 22 cm. Cut glass: Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. (F-177C) Index included. Clearwater C0071 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in

The art of Steuben.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. 52520 New York: Steuben Glass, 1972. [91] p.: ill.; 28 cm. NK5112.9.S7 Limited edition booklet. 43 engraved "collector's pieces." Accompanied by price list dated Autumn 1972. List of public and private collections included at end. A copy of this

Verrerie de Monthey [catalog].
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Contat & Cie, Monthey, Switzerland. 55101 Monthey, Switzerland: Contat & Cie, [1910] 35 plates: entirely ill.; 30 cm. Contat & Cie, Monthey, Switzerland. Trade catalog. For correlating price list, see: Prix-courant, 1910. Clearwater T0662 Includes drinking vessels, decanters, show jars,

Prices current of druggists' glassware, druggists' sundries, and fancy goods.
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Jeremiah Quinlan (Firm), New York, NY, USA. 53319 Jeremiah Quinlan's New York prices current New York, NY: Jeremiah Quinlan (Firm), [ca. 1880?] (New York: Wynkoop & Hallenbeck) 249 p.: ill.; 19 cm. Bottles: Quinlan, Jeremiah, New York, NY, USA. (F-184B) Index, p. 241-249. Jeremiah Quinlan

Pris-courant over glasvarer fra Hurdal, Biri, Hadeland & Høviks glasværker.
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Christiania Glasmagasin, Christiania, Norway. Høviks glasværk. Hurdal glasværk. Biri glasværk. Hadeland glassverk 55606 Christiania Glasmagasin Christiania, Norway: Christiania Glasmagasin, 1883. 91, [1] p.: ill.; 22 cm. Hurdal, Biri, Hadeland & Høviks glasværker, Christiania, Norway. (F-10005T

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.

Fine china, rich cut glass, catalogue no. 10.
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 53466 New York: Higgins & Seiter, 1899-1900. 251 p.: ill., plates (some col.); 13 x 23 cm. Cut glass: Higgins & Seiter, Inc., New York, NY, USA. (F-176C) Index included at the end. Clearwater C0068 Includes mirrors, silver mounted, novelties, gold

Structure revealed: glass designs by David Dowler.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 41290 New York: Steuben, 1997. 32 p.: col. ill.; 21 x 21 cm. NK5198.D73 Price list laid in. Essay by Thomas Hoving. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Exhibition, Steuben Gallery, New York, Nov. 3-22, 1997. Gift; Corning Inc.; 2013; 1000138321

Formen & Preise von Glaserzeugnissen der Meyr'schen Glasfabriken, Adolf & Leonorenhein in Boehmen.
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Johann Meyr (Firm), Adolf, Bohemia. 53573 Additional title from p. [3]: Brillant geschliffene becher=Bicchieri arruotati brillantati Adolf, Bohemia: Meyr'schen Glasfabriken, [n.d., 1832-1841] (Prague: C. Hennig) [12] p.: ill. (some col.); 25 cm. Meyr, Johann, (Firm) Title from page [1], with

[Sales catalogue].
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Robinson, Skinner & Co., Ltd., Warrington, England. 55383 Warrington, England: Robinson, Skinner & Co., Ltd., [1870-1900] 49 p.: ill.; 31 cm. Tableware: Robinson, Skinner & Co., Ltd., Warrington, England. (F-152T) Cover title. Trade catalog. Includes index. "Mersey Flint Glass

Vitraux d'art.
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Felix Gaudin (Firm), Paris, France. 55627 Paris: Felix Gaudin (Firm), [n.d., 1905-1910] [8] p., 24 pl.: chiefly ill.; 22 cm Flat: Gaudin, Felix (Firm), Paris, France. (F-10026F) Cover title. Trade catalog. Felix Gaudin is the successor to Eugene Oudinot. Cover design by E. Grasset. Catalog includes

Tarif des articles d'eclairage.
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Compagnie des cristalleries de Baccarat, Paris, France. 54276 Paris: Compagnie des cristalleries de Baccarat, 1903. xii, 111 leaves of plates, 51 p.: ill. (some col.); 33 cm. 1903-1904 ed. Lighting: Baccarat, Paris, France. (F-7607LG) Trade catalog. Lighting fixtures and accessories for lighting

Porcelaines, cristaux.
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A La Paix, Paris, France. 55034 Paris: A La Paix, [n.d., 1901-1905?] [30] p.: ill. (some col.); 23 cm. A La Paix Art Nouveau graphic design used in the catalog. Clearwater T0595 Ware consists chiefly of sets of decanters and drinking vessels; also toilet bottles, one punch bowl and one piece of

[Leaded glass for domestic and ecclesiastical work].
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W.J. McPherson (Firm), Boston, MA, USA. 53725 Microfiche header: Decoration. Boston, Mass.: W.J. McPherson (Firm), [1888] (Providence, R.I.: Livermore & Knight) [14] p.; 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

Le panorama: [l'Exposition universelle de 1900].
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Baschet, Ludovic, 1834-1909. Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 (Paris, France) 51568 Paris: L. Baschet, [1899-1901] 30 v.: ill.; 28 x 35 cm. T804.C1 Title varies slightly. Nos. 4-20: Nouvelle série. "Will be complete in 30 numbers"--Pref. to no. 25. "Les livraisons 26 à

Massachusetts pattern.
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United States Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 54997 Pittsburgh, Pa.: United States Glass Company, [ca. 1898] [16] p.: entirely ill.; 28 x 36 cm. United States Glass Company Trade catalog. Ref.: Welker. "Pressed glass in America." 1985. p. 407. Contents may be difficult to read due to

Lustrerie (illustration).
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 54376 Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, [n.d., 1900-1905] 92 pl.: ill. (little col.); 33 cm. Saint Louis, Cristalleries de, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. Trade

St. Louis Crystal Glass Co., Munzthal St. Louis, Lorraine, Germany.
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 53236 [General catalog] Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, [n.d., 1900-1903] ca. [62] leaves: entirely ill. (some col.); 18 x 28 cm Tableware: Saint Louis, Cristalleries de, Munzthal-Saint Louis, Germany (F-9691T) Cover

Hawkes crystal: cut, engraved and embellished in gold, silver and enamel.
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T.G. Hawkes & Co., Corning, NY, USA. 56182 Corning, N.Y.: T. G. Hawkes & Co., c1917 (Cincinnati, Ohio: Procter & Collier Press) 39 p.: ill.; 16 x 18 cm. Cut glass: Hawkes, T.G., & Co., Corning, NY, USA (F-11431C) Table of contents, p. 38. "A little book picturing and describing

Christmas gifts.
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Higgins & Seiter New York, NY, USA. 56861 Gifts New York: Higgins & Seiter, [1910?] [8] p.: ill.; 15 cm. Cut glass: Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA (F-13998C) Trade catalog. Catalog is bound with white cord and has a thin, transparent sheet over cover. Catalog is undated; date is

Glassware for gas, incandescent, arc and electric lighting.
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Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., Brooklyn, NY, USA. 54063 Catalogue no. 12 Glassware for gas and electric lighting Brooklyn, N.Y.: Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., [n.d., between 1904-1910] (New York: Chas. E. Fitchett) [6] p., 67 leaves of plates; 30 x 36 cm. Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co. Trade catalog. Includes

Tarif des articles de toilette.
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Compagnie des cristalleries de Baccarat, Paris, France. 53349 Paris: Compagnie des cristalleries de Baccarat, [1903] xii, 122 p.: plates, ill. (some col.); 30 cm. Ed. 1903-1904. Baccarat, Compagnie des cristalleries de Correlates with price list, B-67. Clearwater B0066 Includes perfume bottles,

[Madora pattern catalog].
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John B. Higbee Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA, manufacturer. 52637 John B. Higbee Glass Co., manufacturers of crystal glass tableware, Bridgeville, Pa. 13 unnumbered leaves: illustrations; 24 x 32 cm Tableware: Higbee, John B., Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA. (F-8995T) Final page is 4 piece

Macbeth "Pearl Glass" and "Pearl Top" lamp glasses: catalogue no. 78.
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Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 54152 Pittsburgh, Pa.: Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, [n.d., 1905-1920?] 108 p.: ill.; 20 cm. F-3130LG Includes an index which tells what lamps and burners each chimney is for. Clearwater LG0139 Catalog is in poor condition with many loose and

[Cut glass sales catalog].
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T.G. Hawkes & Co., Corning, NY, USA. 53448 Grand prize Paris exposition 1889 Corning, N.Y.: T.G. Hawkes & Co., [ca. 1890] [171] leaves: entirely ill.; 25 x 33 cm. Cut glass: Hawkes, T.G., Corning, NY, USA (F-2219C) Entirely photographs of rich cut glass. Some leaves have illustrations on

Rich cut glass.
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F.B. Tinker (Firm), Chicago, IL, USA. Empire Cut Glass Company. Krantz, Smith & Co. Inc. 56664 Chicago: F.B. Tinker, [1910-1920] 45 p.: ill.; 29 x 39 cm. Cut glass: Tinker, F. B., Chicago, IL, USA (F-12919C) Trade catalog. Catalog apparently asembled over time by F.B. Tinker who was a Western

Glassware for gas and electric lighting.
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Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., Brooklyn, NY, USA. 52715 Brooklyn, N.Y.: Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., [191-] (New York: J.F. O'Connor Co.) [3] p. leaves, 50 (i.e., 100) p.: ill.; 25 cm. Lighting: Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., Brooklyn, NY, USA. (F-9064LG) Trade catalog. Index in front. Illuminating

Éclairage.
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 54371 Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, 1905. 80 p.: ill. (some col.); 31 cm. Lighting: Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. (F-2403LG) Trade catalog.

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