All About Glass

All About Glass

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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

Corlies, Macy & Co., stationers, blank book manufacturers, printers and lithographers: importers and dealers in foreign and domestic stationery, writing papers, envelopes, pocket books, fancy goods, inks, & c.
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Corlies, Macy & Co., New York, NY, USA. 40216 Importers and dealers in foreign and domestic stationery, writing papers, envelopes, pocket books, fancy goods, inks, & c. Catalogue of stationery New York: Corlies, Macy & Co., [1874] 55, [1] p.: ill. (some col.); 27 cm. Corlies, Macy &

Prices of glassware / manufactured by M'Kee & Brothers, Pittsburgh, Pa.
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McKee & Brothers, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 28856 Pittsburgh: M'Kee & Brothers, April 1st, 1868. (W.S. Haven) 16, 32 p.: ill.; 20 cm. Tableware: M'Kee & Brothers, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. (F-69T) Cover title. "M'Kee & Brothers"--company name as printed on catalog.

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

[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,

Manufacture de bronzes et d'appareils d'éclairage par l'electricité et le gaz.
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[Beziel & Ribot (Firm), Paris, France]. 67243 Bonzes d'éclairage electricité. [Paris: [Beziel & Ribot (Firm)], n.d., ca. 1900-1910] 1 v.: ill; 24 x 30 cm. Beziel & Ribot (Firm), Paris, France. Cover title. Catalog bears no company name, only a trademark with an intertwined letter

A Conversation Between Liza Lou, Contemporary Sculptor and Installation Artist and Tina Oldknow, Curator of Modern Glass
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Tina Oldknow: I thought we would begin our conversation by discussing one sculpture in particular: Continuous Mile. How did the idea for this work come about? Liza Lou: Continuous Mile is a meditation on process. It’s a project that is spread across seven different townships in KwaZulu-Natal. The

English cameo glass in the Corning Museum of Glass / David Whitehouse.
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Whitehouse, David, 1941-2013. Corning Museum of Glass. 0872901343 35913 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass, c1994. 63 p.: ill. (some col.); 27 cm. NK5143 Includes bibliographical references (p. 58). Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in June 2011. Text-searchable.pdf created from digital file.

Anmerkungen über Wirbellose Thiere. II.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939. 63376 Dresden: Blaschka, [n.d., ca. 1870-1890]. 59 handwritten p.; 21 cm. Blaschka Archives, Box 24 This title is in the Blaschka archive. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Notes on invertebrates. At head of p. 1: Cuvier, Le

Geschäfts-Anmerkungen.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939. 61881 Dresden: Blaschka, 1872-1887. 1 v. (ca 188 p.); 28 cm. R-641 This title is in the Blaschka archive. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Handwritten account book in German. Laid in: misc. handwritten notes, filmed where they

[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 This title is in the Blaschka archive. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Front cover is lacking, back cover is blue. Handwritten

Fabrique de peinture sur verre a la manière des anciens: cahier des dessins divers. / Laurent & Cie, successeurs de Billard.
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Laurent & Cie, Paris, France. 29702 Paris: Laurent & Cie, 1843. [2] p., [19] leaves of plates (some col.); 39 cm. Laurent & Cie Trade catalog. Inside front cover has sealed-on "Changement de domicile" notice and includes some prices. Price list on next 2 pages. 122 designs, no

Martin Frobenius Ledermüllers, Hochfürstlich- Brandenburg-Culmbachischen Justitz-Raths... Nachleese seiner Mikroskopischen Gemüths- und Augen-Ergötzung, I. Sammlung / bestehend in zehen fein illuminirten Kupfertafeln, sammt deren Erklärung: und einer getreuen Anweisung, wie man alle Arten Mikroskope, geschickt, leicht und nüzlich gebrauchen solle. Verlegt und in Kupfer gebracht, von Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt...
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Ledermüller, Martin Frobenius, 1719-1769. Winterschmidt, Adam Wolfgang, 1733-1796. Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidts, Beobachtung einer Stuben-Müke mit sehr viel kleinen Insekten. 130836 Nachleese seiner Mikroskopischen Gemüths- und Augen-Ergötzung, I. Sammlung Mikroskopischen Gemüths- und Augen

[Blaschka notebook beginning with] Gattung Calliactis, Verrill.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939. 132098 1884-1886. 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 21 cm. Blaschka Archive, Box 23 This title is in the Blaschka archive. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In German, English and Latin. Notebook lacks front cover and p. 1-2. Back cover is

Serie gesandt am 24 October 1896.
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Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939. Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. 132116 N.d., ca. 1896-1903] 1 v. (unpaged); 22 cm. R-641 This title is in the Blaschka archive. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Title from wrapper. Lists of models and prices, dated January 1894-Oct. 23, 1906. Some include the

Miethzins-Quittungen Blaschka.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. 132114 1877-1886. 1 v. (unpaged); 18 cm. R-838 This item is on R-838, item 10. This title is in the Blaschka archive. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Cover title. Rent book, with entries dated Mar. 8, 1877-July 1, 1886. Handwritten in ink. Cover bears a

Miethzins Buch Blaschka.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. 132112 1864-1877. 1 v. (unpaged); 17 cm. R-838 This item is on R-838, item 9. This title is in the Blaschka archive. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Cover title. Rent book, with entries dated Jan. 21, 1864-Mar. 5, 1877. Handwritten in ink. Microform

[Decoraged beer steins, most with tin fittings].
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Wilhelm Steigerwald (Firm), Regenhütte, Germany. 132343 Regenhütte: Wilhelm Steigerwald, [ca. 1890] 21 double p. (i.e., 40 p.): ill.; 27 cm. Steigerwald, Wilhelm, (Firm) Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Purchase; Meinhard Knigge Antiquariat; 2012; 1000126957 Highly decorated beer

Lamp goods of every description: colored and fancy shades and globes for gas, kerosene and electric light, electroliers, gas and electric portables, bead covers, bead fringes, prisms, etc.
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William R. Noe (Firm), New York, NY, USA. 133123 Colored and fancy shades and globes for gas, kerosene and electric light, electroliers, gas and electric portables, bead covers, bead finges, prisms, etc. New York: William R. Noe, [ca. 1880-1889] Nineteenth ed. 99 p.: ill.; 26 cm. Noe, William R.,

Pocket sketch book [1883] / F. Carder.
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Carder, Frederick. 119853 Written inside cover: F. Carder, 1883 1883-1888. [ca. 75 p]: ill.; 18 x 11 cm. Carder/Steuben archive Box 29, Folder Pocket sketch book, 1883 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September 2009. Last 2 pages were missed. Last 2 pages digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in

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, d. 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

Reflecting antiquity: modern glass inspired by ancient Rome / David Whitehouse; with contributions by William Gudenrath... [et al.].
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Whitehouse, David, 1941-2013. Gudenrath, William. Corning Museum of Glass. 9780872901674 (pbk.) 087290167X (pbk.) 100857 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass, c2007. 234 p.: col. ill.; 27 cm. NK5107.6 Catalog of an exhibition of the same title held at the Getty Villa, Malibu, Calif., Oct. 18,

L'arte vetraria distinta in libri sette / del R.P. Antonio Neri Fiorentino.
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Neri, Antonio, d. 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

Botanical Wonders: Glass Flowers
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Botanical Wonders: Glass Flowers play pause stop mute unmute max volume repeat repeat off Cro Magnon Man--> Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. 808 In “Botanical Wonders: The Story of the Harvard Glass

[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

Catalogue of chemical, philosophical and other glassware for laboratories, colleges, museums, assaying works, institutes of technology, academies, &c., &c.
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Whitall Tatum Company, Philadelphia, PA & New York, NY, USA. 127325 Chemical glassware Philadelphia, Pa.: New York: Whitall, Tatum & Co., 1881. 24 p.: ill., 25 cm. Whitall Tatum Company Covers detached from catalog. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Includes bottles, flasks,

Notizbüchel für 1869-1870.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. 87383 [1869-1871] [24] p.; 21 cm. R-641 This item is on R-838, item 13. According to Henri Reiling, glass eyes were an important part of the output of the Blaschka Studio during the 1870s. Glass models became the more important product after 1880, but other items such

Leop. Blaschka 1849 aus Böhmischaicha.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. 97740 1849. 1 v.: ill.; 18 cm. Blaschka Archives, Box 23 This title is in the Blaschka archive. RR14767, item no. 62. Displayed in the exhibition titled "The Blaschka sea creatures: inspiration and creation", held at the Rakow Research Library, May 18

Correspondenz-Buch III.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. 97766 Correspondenzbuch III [1876-1877] 1 v. (unpaged); 21 cm. R-838 Although this is noted as "III", The Rakow Library does not have any earlier Correspondenz Buch, although a later one is also designated as Correspondenz-Buch III. Henri Reiling's "

[Sketchbook, beginning with a page of multiple sketches: people, a pendulum clock, and an insect].
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[Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895]. 95869 [n.d., between 1850-1873?] 1 v.: ill.; 21 cm. R-838 Blascka sketchbook, primarily of human figures engaged in various activities, but includes designs for jewelry (earrings, pins, rings, filigree work), decorative objects (mirror, birdcage, tableware), and 1

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