All About Glass

All About Glass

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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

Adress u. N. Preis Verzeichniss.
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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

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 CMGL has 2 copies of this catalog each having pages the other lacks. It appears that

Mousselinglas Fabrik, Glasmalerei & Glasschleiferei, von A. & W. Schell in Offenburg, Baden.
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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

Designs for embossed glass.
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Pilkington Brothers, Ltd., St. Helens, England. 58605 St. Helens, Lancashire: Pilkington Brothers, Ltd., 1904. [2] leaves, [18] 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

Observations sur le vase qu'on conservait à Gênes sous le nom de sacro catino et sur la note publiée sur ce vase par M. Millin / par Le chevr. Bossi.
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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 / manufacturers of glass chandeliers and table glass.
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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, 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) F-73LG, 1 sheet For plates relating to this price list, see F-216LG: F. & C. Osler, manufacturers of glass

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,

Tarif: carafes & bouteilles unies & de fantaisie, carafes demi-cristal gravées & taillées & fantaisies décorees, articles divers pour distillateurs, confiseurs & bouteilles a lait.
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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 &

An account of ancient glass beads and cylinders found on the strand of Dunworley Bay, Co. Cork / by William C. Neligan.
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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

La sculpture décorative moderne, documents réunis par Henri Rapin...
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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

The Coleman system.
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Hydro Carbon Co., Toledo, OH, USA. 133124 Gasoline lighting perfected by the Coleman system. Toledo, Ohio: Hydro Carbon Co., [ca. 1890-1900] 110, [1] p.: ill.; 22 cm. Hydro Carbon Co. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Purchase; Denning House Antiquarian Book & Manuscripts; 2013;

Price list adopted by the United Green Glass Workers' Association of the United States and Canada, for the blast of...
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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'

Monograms.
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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. [2] of cover. Carder sketchbook. Part of the Carder/Steuben archives. Hinge at the top. Sketches in pencil. Stamp inside back cover: Mark & Moody.

Les industries d'art à l'exposition universelle de 1889: mobilier, bronze, orfèvrerie, bijouterie, joaillerie, céramique, verrerie, vitraux, papiers peints, étoffes, tapis, dentelles, éventails, armes de luxe, instruments de musique, etc., etc. / par Victor Champier. Avec une préface de Eugène Guillaume.
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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.

Glass: a pocket dictionary of terms commonly used to describe glass and glassmaking / compiled by David Whitehouse.
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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

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