All About Glass

All About Glass

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Perspective.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133967 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] ii plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Perspective Plate descriptions on p. 8-9. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Perspective [58]-- II. Perspective [59]. SpecialO CorningDB

About Steuben.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 137094 New York, N.Y.: Steuben Glass, [1985?] 22 p.: col. ill.; 19 cm. Cover title. Cover shows a detail view of the Swan Bowl. Steuben has issued various editions of this publication, with differing covers and contents. Photographs on p. 9, 12-18 were taken by Connoisseur

About Steuben Glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 137365 New York, N.Y.: Steuben Glass, 1975. 1 folded brochure (6 panels); 17 x 40 cm. folded to 17 x 14 cm. Cover title. Steuben has issued various editions of this publication, with differing covers and contents. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben Archive.

The romance of glass-making: a sketch of the history of ornamental glass / by Walter Gandy.
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Gandy, Walter. 18931 London: S.W. Partridge, 1898. vi,160 p.: ill.; 19 cm. NK5104 A digital copy of this book was made by Google from the original in the collection of New York Public Library. CMGL has a copy of the digital file on CD-ROM (BIB 119644, TP859.I33). Cage CorningDB 26407F94-BAAC-4B08

New glass: a worldwide survey / organized by the Corning Museum of Glass.
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Corning Museum of Glass. 087290069X 20603 Also known as: New glass 1979 New Glass 79 Exhibition originally called: Glass '79 Corning, N.Y.: The Corning Museum of Glass, 1979. 288 p.: ill. (most col.); 28 cm. NK5198 Catalog of the traveling exhibition held during 1979-1981 in Corning, Toledo,

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 Issued in portfolios. On cover of v. 2: La sculpture decorative à l'Exposition des arts décoratifs de 1925. Vol. 1, c. 1 cover and v. 1, c. 2 digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Vol. 2-3

A memoir on British resources of sands and rocks used in glass-making, with notes on certain crushed rocks and refractory materials. By P. G. H. Boswell. With chemical analyses by H. F. Harwood and A. A. Eldridge.
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Boswell, P. G. H. (Percy George Hamnall), b. 1886. Harwood, Henry Frances, 1886- Great Britain. Ministry of Munitions. 23784 London: New York: Longmans, Green, 1918. 2d ed. complete in one volume. xi, 183 p. ill., x pl. (part fold., incl. col.maps) diagrs. 23 cm. TN939 At head of title: Published

The methods of glass blowing, and of working silica in the oxy-gas flame: for the use of chemical and physical students / by W.A. Shenstone.
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Shenstone, W. A. (William Ashwell), 1850-1908. 25646 London: Longmans, Green and co., 1902. viii, 98 p.: ill.; 17 cm. 5th ed. TP859.2 f-4157, 2 sheets. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the Library of the University of California. CMGL has a copy of the

Experimental glass blowing for boys / by Carleton J. Lynde; prepared under the direction of Alfred C. Gilbert.
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Lynde, Carleton J. A.C. Gilbert Company. 22149 Glass blowing Boy engineering New Haven, CT: A.C. Gilbert Co., 1909. 62 p.: ill.; 18 cm. TP859.2 Running title: Boy engineering: Glass blowing. Cover title: Glass blowing. Includes experiments using glass items. A digital copy of this book was made by

The methods of glass-blowing and of working silica in the oxy-gas flame, for the use of chemical and physical students, by W. A. Shenstone.
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Shenstone, W. A. (William Ashwell), 1850-1908. 25648 London, Longmans, Green, and co., 1916. viii, 98 p. illus., diagrs. 18 cm. 9th impression. TP859.2 For fiche, use f-4157, that of 5. ed., 1902. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the Library of the

Wonders of glass-making in all ages. By A. Sauzay.
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Sauzay, A. (Alexandre), 1804-1870. 25511 New York, C. Scribner's Sons, 1885. xx, 325 p. illus. 19 cm. NK5104 Bears bookplate of George Alexander Macbeth, Pittsburgh, Pa. For fiche use that of 1870 ed., f-3092, 5 sheets. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in

Annual report- The Corning Museum of Glass.
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Corning Museum of Glass. 0147-488X 28440 Corning Museum of Glass annual report Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass. v.: ill.; 28 cm. 1976- NK5102.C8 Also available online. Library has 1976-to date. Reports for 1951-1975 were compiled, but not published. Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report

Recipes for flint glass making / by a British Glass Master and Mixer. Being leaves from the mixing book of several experts in the flint glass trade, containing up-to-date recipes...
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British Glass master and mixer. 29689 London: Scott, Greenwood & Son, 1907. 30 p. (i.e. leaves); 20 cm. 2nd ed. TP857.12 Batch book. Title page Second edition; verso 1st ed., July 1900; reprinted, April 1907. Includes index. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book

Frederick Carder: portrait of a glassmaker / Paul V. Gardner.
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Gardner, Paul Vickers, 1908- Corning Museum of Glass. Rockwell Museum. 0872901114 31168 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass; Rockwell Museum, 1985. 120 p.: ill. (chiefly col.); 28 cm. NK5198.C3 Issued in conjunction with a special exhibition at The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, N.Y., April

Reminiscences of glass-making / By Deming Jarves.
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Jarves, Deming, 1790-1869. 28631 New York, Hurd and Houghton, 1865. iv, 116 p. fold. pl. 20 cm. 2d ed., enl. TP849 f-530, 3 sheets; hard copy in library TP849.J38.1865*. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the Getty Center Library. CMGL has a copy of the

A primer of glass design.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 28588 New York: Steuben Glass, [1946?] [24] p.: ill.; 20 cm. NK5104 Some covers have a gray box with the title in white letters, while others have an uncolored box with gray letters. Some copies issued with a department store's name on the last page (Gump's, Marshall

The Corning flood: museum under water / the Corning Museum of Glass; [editor, John H. Martin, associate editor, Charleen K. Edwards].
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Corning Museum of Glass. Martin, John H., 1922-2007. Edwards, Charleen K., 1927- Fischer, David J. 0872900630 28535 Corning, N.Y.: The Museum, c1977. 60, xi p.: ill.; 28 cm. GB1227.S7 Chapter V and VI by David J. Fischer. Bibliography: p. xi. Appendix I, II, and III scanned February 2012 and

Irish glass; an account of glass-making in Ireland from the XVIth century to the present day, by M. S. Dudley Westropp... Illustrated with reproductions of 188 typical pieces of Irish glass and 220 patterns and designs.
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Westropp, M. S. Dudley (Michael Seymour Dudley), 1868-1954. 27510 London, Herbert Jenkins ltd. [1920] xvii, 19-206 p. illus., XL pl. (incl. front., port., facsims.) 29 cm. NK5146 f-1301, 6 sheets. Hard copy in library NK5146.W53. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the

Laboratory manual of glass blowing / by Francis C. Frary.
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Frary, Francis C. (Francis Cowles), b. 1884. 28122 New York [etc.] McGraw-Hill book company, inc., 1914. vii, 60 p. illus. 19 1/2 cm. TP859.2 A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the University of California Library. CMGL has a copy of the digital file on CD-ROM

Le vitrail, à l'Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs, Paris, 1925, présénte par Jacques Gruber.
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Gruber, Jacques, 1871-1936. 28599 Paris,: C.Moreau, [c1926] 2 β., 42 plates (some col.); 34 cm. NK5349 In portfolio. C. 2 and c. 1 plates 1, 3, 9-10, 19, 29, 31, 34 digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Plate 26 sent to photography for inclusion in JOGS article in April 2014 (photography no

Elements of glass and glass making. A treatise designed for the practical glassmaker, comprising facts, figures, recipes and formulas for the manufacture of glass- plain and colored. Including an appendix containing useful information pertaining to the subject. By Benjamin F. Biser. Chemically rev. by J.A. Koch...
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Biser, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1868-1928. Koch, J. A. (Julius Arnold), b. 1864. 27872 Pittsburgh, Pa., Glass and Pottery Publishing Company [c1899] 3 p.β., 174 p. 25 cm. TP857.12 Batch book. Appendix contains notes on silvering of glass, glass to metal mounting and inks for glass. f-1539,

The methods of glass blowing: for the use of physical and chemical students / by W.A. Shenstone.
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Shenstone, W. A. (William Ashwell), 1850-1908. 31049 Glass blowing London; New York: Longmans, Green, 1897. x, 86 p.: ill.; 18 cm. 4th ed. TP859.2 Title on spine: Glass blowing. Includes index. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the Reese Library of the

General catalogue No. G23: Pressed tableware, tumblers, stemware, cut glass, etc. / McKee Glass Co., Jeannette, Pa.
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McKee Glass Company, Jeannette, PA, USA. 28854 Pressed tableware, tumblers, stemware, cut glas, etc. Jeannette, Pa.: McKee Glass Co., [1923?] 92 p.: entirely ill.; 27 x 36 cm. Tableware: McKee Glass Company, Jeannette, PA, USA (F-13T) Trade catalog. Index in front. Also includes stationers'

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

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.

Report on the manufacture of glass, by Jos. D. Weeks, special agent.
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United States. Census Office. 10th census, 1880. Weeks, Joseph D. (Joseph Dame), 1840-1896. 27954 Washington, Govt. print. off., 1884. x, 114, 1153-1198 p. illus. 30 cm. HA202 Probably extracted from "Volume on Manufactures". f-3407, 3 sheets. Hard copy in library HA202.U55.1880m. A

50 years on 5th: a retrospective exhibition of Steuben glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc. Gill, Brendan, 1914- 31078 Fifty years on fifth: a retrospective exhibition of Steuben glass. New York: Steuben Glass, 1984. [32] p.: ill.; 28 cm. NK5112.9.S7 Exhibition October 1984. Text by Brendan Gill. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben Archive. Digitized by

Five black arts: a popular account of the history, processes of manufacture, and uses of printing, pottery, glass, gas-light, iron. / Condensed from the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
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Coggeshall, William Turner, 1824-1867. 28460 Columbus: Follett, Foster, 1861. vii,392 p., 27 β. of plates; 20 cm. T9 Preface signed "W.T.C." [for William Turner Coggeshall] Flooded, slight damage. Rebound. CMGL c. 2 signed "A. Houghton Jr., Cambridgeport, Mass.; Arthur A. Houghton,

Old English glasses: an account of glass drinking vessels in England, from early times to the end of the eighteenth century. With introductory notices, original documents, etc. / by Albert Hartshorne.
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Hartshorne, Albert, b. 1839. 27515 London: New York: E. Arnold, 1897. xxiii, 490 p., 67 plates (some col.): ill.; 36 cm. NK5143 Includes bibliographical references and index. c. 4 YKM Previously owned by the Wyatt family, descendants of Albert Hartshorne. CMGL c. 2 includes a clipping from Nation,

Glass manufacture / by Walter Rosenhain.
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Rosenhain, Walter, 1875-1934. 27971 New York: Van Nostrand, 1908 (1912, 1915, 1916 prtgs.) xvi, 264 p.: ill.; 22 cm. TP857 Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-255). 1908 edition reprinted: 1912, 1915, 1916. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the

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