All About Glass
All About Glass
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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
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
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.,
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
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. , 362,  p.; 18 cm. TP856 CMGL c. 1 flooded in 1972. Cleaned and
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,
Neri, Antonio, d. 1614. 78964 Arte vetraria distinta in libri sette In Firenze: Nella Stamperia de'Giunti, 1612. , 114,  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 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
O'Hara Glass Co., Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 52752 Pittsburgh, Pa.: O'Hara Glass Co., [ca. 1885] 37,  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
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,
Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. 87383 [1869-1871]  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
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
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 "
[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
Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. 97760 Adress-Preis Verzeichniss [1866-1872] 1 v.: ill.; 21 cm. R-838 This item is on R-838, item 15. This title is in the Blaschka archive. Displayed in the exhibition titled "The Blaschka sea creatures: inspiration and creation", held at the Rakow Research
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 CMGL has 2 copies of this catalog each having pages the other lacks. It appears that
A. & W. Schell, Offenburg, Germany. 53887 Offenburg, Germany: A. & W. Schell, [n.d., 1863-1876] 38 plates; 35 cm. Schell, A. & W. Cover title. Trade catalog. Date based on information on p. 66 of: Wetzel "Glas au Offenburg," 1986. Clearwater F0217 Digitized by Boston Photo
Pilkington Brothers, Ltd., St. Helens, England. 58605 St. Helens, Lancashire: Pilkington Brothers, Ltd., 1904.  leaves,  leaves of plates: chiefly col. ill.; 24 x 31 cm. Tableware: Pilkington Brothers, Ltd., St. Helens, Lancashire, England. (F-16938T) F-16938T, 1 sheet Digitized by Boston
Bossi, Luigi, 1758-1835. Millin, A. L. (Aubin Louis), 1759-1818. 45182 Turin: [s.n.], 1807. (Jean Giossi) xxiv, 234 p., 2 p. of plates; 21 cm. NK5107 Notable Acquisition 1994. CMGL copy includes a bookplate of Gilbert aîné, and has a handwritten note concerning plate 2 glued inside the cover.
F. & C. Osler (Firm), Birmingham, England. 54341 Manufacturers of glass chandeliers and table glass Birmingham, England: F. & C. Osler, [ca. 1900] 12 col. plates (+ 4 original drawings): ill.; 37 cm. Osler, F. & C. Trade catalog. Lighting ware no. 21500-21545, and 2842. Clearwater
F. & C. Osler (Firm), Birmingham, England. 54340 Birmingham: F. & C. Osler, [ca. 1900]  leaves: tables; 16 x 21 cm. Lighting: Osler, F. & C., Birmingham, England. (F-73LG) F-73LG, 1 sheet For plates relating to this price list, see F-216LG: F. & C. Osler, manufacturers of glass
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,
Legras & Cie, Saint Denis, France. 55632 Carafes & bouteilles unies & de fantaisie, carafes demi-cristal gravées & taillées & fantaisies décorees, articles divers pour distillateurs, confiseurs & bouteilles a lait Microfiche header: [Catalog of bottles] Verreries &
Neligan, William Chadwick. 32305 [s.l.]: Printed for private circulation, 1858. 25 p., 1 col. plate; 22 cm. NK3650 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Beads, possibly of 14-15th century. Near Eastern origin, presumably from a shipwreck, washed ashore in Ireland. A paper read before the
Rapin, Henri. 20311 [Paris]: C. Moreau, [1925-29] 3 v.: 96 plates; 41 cm. 1.-3. sér. NB548 Copy 1 flooded, slight damage. v. 1 and 3 in original portfolios. Copy 2 lacks v. 2. Vol. 1, c. 2 is bound, with an extra copy of plate 28 following plate 32. Vol. 1, c. 1 cover and v. 1, c. 2 digitized by
Hydro Carbon Co., Toledo, OH, USA. 133124 Gasoline lighting perfected by the Coleman system. Toledo, Ohio: Hydro Carbon Co., [ca. 1890-1900] 110,  p.: ill.; 22 cm. Hydro Carbon Co. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Purchase; Denning House Antiquarian Book & Manuscripts; 2013;
United Green Glass Workers' Association of the United States and Canada. Price list adopted by the Glass Bottle Blowers' Association of the United States and Canada, for the blast of... (OCoLC)32882909 127278 List of prices, blast of... [S. l.]: United Green Glass Workers'
Carder, Frederick. 119877 [n.d., between 1880-1900?] 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 13 x 9 cm. Carder/Steuben archive Box 29, Folder Monograms Title from p.  of cover. Carder sketchbook. Part of the Carder/Steuben archives. Hinge at the top. Sketches in pencil. Stamp inside back cover: Mark & Moody.
Champier, Victor, b. 1851. 31452 Paris: Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs, 1889-1891. 2 v. (17 fasc.), entirely plates: ill. (some col.); 30 cm. T803 Supplement to: Revue des Arts Décoratifs from May 1889-June 1891. Contrary to prospectus in fasc. 1, no text for these plates was ever published.
Whitehouse, David, 1941-2013. Corning Museum of Glass. 0872901653 96551 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass, c2006. 94 p.: col. ill.; 19 cm. Rev. ed. NK5104 Includes CMoG objects: 88.3.31, covers, p. facing t.p., p. 10-- 65.3.48, p. 6-- 55.1.62, p. 9-- 75.4.113, p. 11-- 2005.2.8, p. 12-- 92.3.15