All About Glass

All About Glass

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New sculpture by Peter Aldridge: Steuben Glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. 71859 [New York: Steuben Glass, 1981] [24] p.: ill. (some col.); 26 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Photography by Robert Moore. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. CMGL c. 4 in Steuben collection is accompanied by Steuben internal memo dated

Steuben Glass: spring-summer 1969.
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Steuben Glass, inc., 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: Spring 1992.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71405 Spring 1992 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c1992. 32 p.: ill. (some col.); 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Steuben collection. Publications TC CorningDB 1228DB75-737D

The art of René Lalique with illustrations of some characteristic examples of his work from the permanent exhibition at Breves Lalique Galleries.
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Breves Lalique Galleries, London, England. René Lalique et cie. E. Trower & Co., Ltd. 73539 London: Breves Lalique Galleries, [n.d., between 1926-1932] 16 p., 60 plates: ill.; 26 cm. Breves Lalique Galleries Trade catalog. Booklet and loose plates in a portfolio. "We include several loose

[Collected sales literature on mirrors].
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J. & O. C. Hawkes, Birmingham, England. 69450 Birmingham, England: J. & O. C. Hawkes, [n.d., 1875?] 10 items in portfolio: ill.; 23-85 cm., folded to 29 cm. Hawkes, J. & O. C. Trade catalog. Suggested date provided by vendor. Portfoilio with 6 broadsides and 4 price lists (one with

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,-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 and

Qualities of Steuben glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 68929 New York: Steuben Glass, 1976. 1 folded brochure ([6] panels): ill.; 26 x 61 cm. folded to 26 x 21 cm. Steuben Box 82 (Catalogs 1975-77) Cover title. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Steuben collection. Publications ArchivesBK CorningDB 10E50382-A534-4146

Steuben: aspects of love.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71401 Aspects of love [New York: Steuben Glass, 1991] 34 p.: col. ill.; 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Steuben collection. Publications TC CorningDB 84900C79-123C-461A-B908

Documents de bijouterie et orfèvrerie modernes / Paul Follot.
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Follot, Paul. 67570 Paris: H. Laurens, [n.d.,190?] [1] leaf, 12, 12 plates: ill. (some col.); 47 cm. NK7415.F8 Designs by the French decorative artist and sculptor, who was the chief designer for the Parisian gallery La Maison Moderne (1898-1904). Includes jewelry (some with precious and semi

New designs 2000.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 65318 New and extraordinary at Steuben Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c2000. 32 p.: ill.; 22 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. "Graceful Heron" featured on p. [1] of cover. "Starlight runner table", p. 30, is

Assignment in excellence: Steuben glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc. Erwitt, Elliott. 71443 New York: Steuben Glass, [n.d., between 1978-1981] 28 p.: ill. (some col.); 16 x 21 cm. TP853.N6 Text to accompany the motion picture: Assignment in glassmaking by Elliott Erwitt. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Digitized by

R. P. Lewis, Rep., United States Glass Co., Pittsburgh, PA: new patterns.
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United States Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 79047 New patterns Pittsburgh, PA: United States Glass Company, [n.d., between 1891-1895] 1 v.: ill.; 23 x 31cm. United States Glass Company Cover title. Trade catalog. Salesman's catalog of new patterns, for R. P. Lewis, representative of the

Islands in crystal.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 68922 New York: Steuben Glass, 1966?] [16] p.: chiefly ill.; 26 cm. Steuben Archive A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Steuben collection. Publications ArchivesBK CorningDB 612AFE51-263D-482D-BFAE

The A.L. Blackmer Co., manufacturers of high grade cut glass: perfect design, perfect workmanship.
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A.L. Blackmer (Firm), New Bedford, MA, USA, manufacturer. 78377 Perfect design, perfect workmanship Rich cut glass New Bedford, Mass.: A. L. Blackmer Co., Ltd., [1908?] 24 plates: illustrations; 26 x 36 cm Cut glass: A.L. Blackmer (Firm), New Bedford, MA, USA. Cover title. "1908"

About Steuben.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 65356 About Steuben glass New York, N.Y.: Steuben Glass, [1984?] 22 p.: ill. (some col.); 19 cm. Steuben Publications Box 19 Cover title. Cover shows a detail view of the Gazelle Bowl. Steuben has issued various editions of this publication, with differing covers and contents.

L'arte vetraria distinta in libri sette / del R.P. Antonio Neri Fiorentino.
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Neri, Antonio,-1614. 78964 Arte vetraria distinta in libri sette In Firenze: Nella Stamperia de'Giunti, 1612. [6], 114, [6] p.; 22 cm. TP856 "Ne quali si scoprono, effetti marauigliosi, & insegnano segreti bellissimi, del vetro nel fuoco & altre cose curiose, all'Illust.mo et

The gather / Corning Museum of Glass.
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75602 Corning, NY: Membership & Development Dept., Corning Museum of Glass, [2003]- v.: ill. (some col.); 31 cm. Quarterly Summer 2003- NK5102.C8 Cover title. Gather Periodical CorningDB FBF6E0F2-C63B-4DA1-BBC0-BB356E940D83.pdf 849F2927-4C33-4023-BBD2-49492A9C249B.pdf C3E0CA49-263F-4E46-85B0

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"

De proprietatib[us] rerum / Bartholomeusanglicus.
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Bartholomaeus, Anglicus, 13th cent. 72718 De proprietatibus rerum [Nuremberg: A. Koberger, 20 June 1492]. [200] leaves, the last blank; 31 cm. (fol.) AE2 CMGL copy has wormholes; flooded in 1972. Cleaned, then rebound by Carolyn Horton using original wooden boards, clasps and bosses. Original

[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,

Sciences: mathématiques.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 72338 Mathématiques [S.l.: s.n., n.d., ca. 1760-1780] 1 v. (various pagings): plates; 40 cm. R-89 At head of title: Recueil des planches sur les sciences, les arts libéraux, et les arts mechaniques, avec leur explication. Assumed to be from the 11 volumes of plates

Steuben 1992.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 61708 Corning, N.Y.: Steuben Glass, inc., [1992] 122 p.: ill. (some col.); 19 x 21 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Spine title. Visual index, p. 102-119. Engraving from Gazelle Vase featured on cover. Business reply envelope and order form bound

How to display Steuben Glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 68907 New York, N.Y.: Steuben Glass, [1983] 15 p.: ill. (some col.); 19 cm. Steuben Archive Cover title. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. CMGL c. 2 accompanied by a Steuben memo concerning the

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

Wilcox Silver Plate Co.'s illustrated catalogue and price list of staple goods: electro gold and silver plated, on nickel silver and white metal.
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Wilcox Silver Plate Co., Meriden, CT, USA. International Silver Company. 72815 Illustrated catalogue and price list of staple goods: electro gold and silver plated, on nickel silver and white metal Catalogo ilustrado y lista de precios de articulous clasicos: electro dorado, electro plata nickel

Season 1913-1914.
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Fostoria Glass Company, Moundsville, WV, USA. 66308 Moundsville, W. Va.: Fostoria Glass Company, [1913] 46 p.: ill., 20 cm. Fostoria Glass Company Cover title. Trade catalog. Fancy decorated lamps and globes. P. 46 includes decorated water and ice tea sets. "We take pleasure in handing you

Boston stained and cut glass works.
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Cook, Redding & Co., Boston, MA, USA. 63565 [Boston: Cook, Redding & Co., n.d., ca. 1865-1875] 39 leaves: ill.; 21 x 30 cm. Cook, Redding & Co., Boston, MA. Cover title. Trade catalog. Title page is missing, identification is taken from gilt stamped covers. Includes handwritten prices.

Spring gift collection 2000.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 66060 Reason to celebrate Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c2000. 44 p.: col. ill.; 22 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. "Mint bowl," David Dowler, 2000 featured on p. [1] of cover. Includes order form, business reply

The collection of designs in glass by twenty-seven contemporary artists.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 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

John H. Williams & Son, importers and manufacturers of: looking glasses, looking glass plates, &c. &c.
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John H. Williams & Son, New York, NY, USA. 60508 Looking glasses, looking glass plates, &c. &c. New York: John H. Williams & Son, [1812] [2] p.: ill.; c27 cm. Williams, John H., & Son Caption title. Trade catalog. "Established 1810"--Top of p. [1]. Digitized by Boston

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