All About Glass

All About Glass

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Steuben crystal.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 52519 New York: Steuben Glass, inc., c1956. 38 pl., [2] p.: ill.; 26 cm. Cover title. Library bound catalog. Major engraved pieces (plates 20-38). Plates 17-38 include designer name and occasionally the name of the collection owning the piece. The last 2 pages list major

Rochester Cut Glass Co., established 1896: manufacturers of rich cut tumblers, sherbets, finger bowls & stemware.
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Rochester Cut Glass Co., Rochester, PA, USA. 53541 Manufacturers of rich cut tumblers, sherbets, finger bowls, & stemware Rochester, Pa.: Rochester Cut Glass Co., [n.d., 1910?] 28 p.: ill. (little col.); 18 cm. Rochester Cut Glass Co., Rochester, PA, USA. Discount to dealers slip, laid in. Rich

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

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

[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

Fine china, rich cut glass, catalogue no. 14.
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 53275 New York: Higgins & Seiter, [1903-1904] 165 p.: ill. (some col.); 14 x 22 cm. Cut glass: Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY. USA. (F-9732C) Cover title. Trade catalog. Rich cut glass: p. 10-37, 121-123. Gilded glassware: 8-41, 51; etched or

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.,

[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

[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

Preis-Verzeichniss für Hohlglas-Waaren.
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Wilhelm Schiedt (Firm), Leipzig, Germany. 55424 Leipzig: Wilhelm Schiedt (Firm), [189-?] 17 p., 37 plates: ill.; 26 cm. Tableware: Schiedt, Wilhelm, Leipzig, Germany. (F-7352T) Trade catalog. Prices included. Schiedt was not a manufacturer, but a small dealer of glass prior to 1900. Clearwater

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

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

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

The art of Steuben. Volume III / [designed by Mary Lou Littrell].
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Steuben Glass, inc. 52524 Art of Steuben. Volume 3 New York: Steuben Glass, 1977. [84] p.: chiefly ill.; 26 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. "Since publication of... volume II, in late 1974, Steuben Glass has produced more than seventy new sculptural and engraved works, of which thirty are included

[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

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,

2001 [catalog].
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 65778 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c2000. 172 p.: ill. (chiefly col.); 23 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Index, p. 166-170. Includes order form, business reply envelope, and card introducing "Small Orbit Bowl".

Holiday 1991.
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Steuben Glass, inc., 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,

The Sequence collections.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 65083 Steuben Sequence collections: Fall 1994 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c1994. 16 p.: col. ill.; 15 x 22 cm. Unable to delete "Steuben is pleased to introduce the Sequence Collections, sophisticated home accessories

[Salesman's catalog of closed out ware].
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Pairpoint Manufacturing Co., New Bedford, MA, USA. 78378 New Bedford, Mass.: Pairpoint Manufacturing Co., [n.d., 1910-1922] 1 v., [32] pl.; 26 x 37 cm. Pairpoint Manufacturing Co. Trade catalog. Catalog is not dated, suggested date provided by previous owner. Ware includes cut glass tableware such

Die Kunst-Glas-Aekerei / von Theobald & Herrmann.
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G. Theobald & J. Herrmann (Firm), Munich, Germany. 79320 Munich: G. Theobald & J. Herrmann (Firm), [ca. 1888] C. Wolf & Son. XVII plates: ill.; 35 cm. Theobald, G., & J. Herrmann (Firm) Trade catalog. Cover title. Catalog is not dated but each page is printed with "Deutsch

Donald Pollard: masterworks in crystal, Steuben Glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. 71856 Masterworks in crystal [New York: Steuben Glass, 1982] 22 p.: ill. (some col.); 26 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Price list dated September 1982 inserted. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Gift; Corning Inc. 2013;

[Perfume manufacturer's sample book].
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Barnängens Tekniska Fabrik, Stockholm, Sweden. 78650 Stockholm, Sweden: Barnängens Tekniska Fabrik, [1880] [60] leaves: col. ill.; 29 cm. Barnängens Tekniska Fabrik, Stockholm, Sweden. Trade catalog. [60] leaves of card stock, mounted on tabs. Some pages appear to be missing. A perfume

A celebration of love, 2000.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 70380 Follow your heart... Corning, N.Y: Corning Incorporated, c2000. 42 p.: col. ill.; 14 x 14 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. CMGL c. 3 includes customer letter dated February 1, 2000

Innerland.
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Moore, Robert (Robert E.) 67299 New York: Steuben Glass, c1980. Special commemorative ed. [28] p. (3 folded): ill. (some col.); 28 cm. NK5112.9.S7 "Engravers, Ladislav Havlik, Lubomir Richter, Peter Schelling, and Roger Selander; cutter, Mark Witter l.; drawings by Eric Hilton, photography by

[Lighting fixtures catalogue].
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P.M. (Firm), Paris, France. 65938 [Paris: P.M. (Firm)., n.d., ca. 1900] [30] p.: ill. (some col.); 31 x 41 cm. P.M. (Firm) Trade catalog. Manufacturer's complete name is unknown. 16 original black and white photographs and 14 colored drawings. "P.M. Paris" embossed in lower right

[Pressed glass catalog].
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Heinrich Hoffmann (Firm), Gablonz, Czech Republic. 68758 [Musterbuch Heinrich Hoffmann, Gablonz a. N.] [Gablonz, Czech Republic: Heinrich Hoffmann (Firm), n.d., 1927?] 82 leaves: ill. (some col.); 26 x 36 cm. Hoffmann, Heinrich (Firm) Trade catalog. Some illustrations have been hand tinted. Ware

Views of the church of St. Mary at Stafford / by the late John Masfen, Jun.; with an account of its restoration and materials for its history.
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Masfen, John. 75919 Church of St. Mary at Stafford London: John Henry Parker, 1852. 42 p., 16 leaves of plates: ill. (some col.); 44 cm. NA5471.S8 Digitized by OCLC in 2008. Jumbo CorningDB 0648746C-16D0-4151-B629-4BDD16EB2FF5.pdf St. Mary's Church (Stafford, England) Church architecture

Steuben crystal in private collections.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 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

Season 1912-13.
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Fostoria Glass Company, Moundsville, WV, USA. 66307 Moundsville, W. Va.: Fostoria Glass Company, [1912] [48] p.: ill., 20 cm. Fostoria Glass Company Cover title. Trade catalog. Primarily decorated table lamps, also includes decorated water and ice tea sets, decorated vases, lamp shades and founts.

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