All About Glass

All About Glass

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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

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

The art of Steuben.
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Steuben Glass (Firm), 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

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

Manufacturers of high grade glassware--plain, cut and decorated--for gift shops, florists and table use. Also iron novelties. Private moulds solicited.
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Westmoreland Specialty Company, Grapeville, PA, USA. 55023 Grapeville, Pa.: Westmoreland Specialty Company, 1924. 143, [4] p.: entirely ill.; 24 x 31 cm. Westmoreland Specialty Company Trade catalog. Index in front. One catalog page (p. 3) from a different catalog featuring "Sterling pattern

Tarif des articles de toilette / Compagnie des cristalleries de Baccarat.
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Compagnie des cristalleries de Baccarat, Paris, France. 53349 Ed. 1903-1904. xii, 122 pages: plates, illustrations (some color); 30 cm Baccarat, Compagnie des cristalleries de Correlates with price list, B-67. Clearwater B0066 Includes perfume bottles, pitcher and bowl sets, candlesticks, etc.

New designs for glass chandeliers, candelabra, brackets, pendants, lanterns, globes &c. for 1869 and '70.
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J. Defries & Sons, London, England. 54292 J. Defries & Sons, manufacturers of crystal, brass, and ormolu chandeliers, brackets, and every description of glass fittings New improved paraffin lamps for... towns, railway stations, manufactories, etc. London: J. Defries & Sons, [1869] 56 p.

[Catalogue].
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O'Hara Glass Co., Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 52752 Pittsburgh, Pa.: O'Hara Glass Co., [ca. 1885] 37, [6] p.: entirely ill. (some col.); 24 x 31 cm. O'Hara Glass Co. Trade catalog. From the collection of Lowell Innes; dated in his publication, Pittsburgh Glass, p. 377, etc. Includes ale and

[Era pattern catalog].
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John B. Higbee Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA. 52640 Bridgeville, Pa.: John B. Higbee Glass Co., [1908-1912] (Pittsburgh, Pa.: Robt. Rawsthorne Engraving Co.) [12] p.: entirely ill.; 24 x 32 cm. Tableware: Higbee, John B., Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA. (F-8994T) Trade catalog. Includes sugars,

[Photographic catalog of glassware].
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René Lalique et cie, Paris, France. 55240 Paris: René Lalique et cie, [1922-1931] 4 v. (290, 272, 294, 155 photos): ill.; 34 cm. Lalique, René et cie Trade catalog. Original photographs, variously dated 1922-1931, arranged by type of ware. Apparently the predecessor to 1932 catalog. Copy of

1904 price list of laboratory glassware and apparatus.
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Whitall Tatum Company, Millville, NJ, USA. 45609 Price list of laboratory glassware and sundries Philadelphia, Pa.: Whitall Tatum Company, 1904. 64 p.: ill.; 25 cm. Whitall Tatum Company Trade catalog. Index, p. 2-3. Laid in: Whitall Tatum Company, Nonsol glass, 1 leaf. Includes laboratory

[Cut glass sales catalog] / T.G. Hawkes & Co.
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T.G. Hawkes & Co., Corning, NY, USA, manufacturer. 53448 Grand prize Paris exposition 1889 approximately 171 leaves: entirely illustrated; 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 both sides. This

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