All About Glass

All About Glass

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John H. Williams & Son, importers and manufacturers of: looking glasses, looking glass plates, &c. &c.
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John H. Williams & Son, New York, NY, USA. 60508 Looking glasses, looking glass plates, &c. &c. New York: John H. Williams & Son, [1812] [2] p.: ill.; c27 cm. Williams, John H., & Son Caption title. Trade catalog. "Established 1810"--Top of p. [1]. Digitized by Boston

How to take care of your Steuben glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 68913 New York: Steuben Glass, [1969] 21 p.: ill.; 14 cm. Steuben Archive "50, 1-69"--Last p. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Cleaning it-- Keeping it cool-- Keeping it quiet-- About Steuben

Catalogue général d'appareils d'éclairage par l'électricité.
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S.F.A.L. Paris, France. 73292 Appareils d'électricité Lyon, France: Grands etablissements de l'imprimerie générale, [1913] 100 p.: ill.; 29 x 38 cm. S.F.A.L., Paris, France. Trade catalog. Digitized by OCLC in 2008. CMGL copy has paper label affixed to cover: Charlionais, Pourailly

Rapports du jury international / publiés sous la direction de M. Michel Chevalier.
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Chevalier, Michel, 1806-1879. Bontemps, G. (Georges) Exposition universelle de 1867 à Paris. Jury international. 69160 Exposition de Paris (1867) Rapports du jury international Paris: Imprimerie Administrative de Paul Dupont, 1868. 13 v.; 22 cm. T801 At head of title: Exposition universelle de

De l'art de la verrerie: où l'on apprend à faire le verre, le cristal, & l'email, la maniere de faire les perles, les pierres précieuses, la porcelaine, & les miroirs, la méthode de peindre sur le verre... & curiositez, inconuës jusqu'à present / par M. Haudicquer de Blancourt.
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Haudicquer de Blancourt, Jean, b. ca. 1650. Neri, Antonio,-1614. Arte vetraria distinta in libri sette. 78988 Art de la verrerie Paris: Chez Jean Jombert..., 1697. [14], 602, [5] p., [8] leaves of plates (some folded): ill. (engravings); 17 cm. (12mo) TP856 Signatures: [pi]⁸ A-3D⁸+⁴ 3E⁴ (last page

[Manuscript of Mappae clavicula]
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72720 Mappa clavicula [Flanders?: s.n., 12th century] 67 leaves, bound: vellum; 18 cm. ND1510 Rubrications in red and green, with text in sepia. Leaves 16-17 stamped Js. Ae. Rabaut Pr. Hand-copied on vellum by monks in northern Europe about 1150 A.D. from earlier 7th century sources. "3715 Mss

Janvier 1896 [catalog].
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Desclée frères & cie, Paris, France. 71323 Manufacture d'appareils artistiques d'éclairage: gaz, huile, electricité Paris: Desclée frères & cie, 1896. [94] p.: ill; 19 cm. Desclée frères & cie Trade catalog. Suspension lamps, candelabras, wall-brackets, light globes,

English & Irish antique glass from the collection of Steuben glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 66034 English and Irish antique glass from the collection of Steuben glass. [New York: Steuben Glass, inc., 1943?] 23 p.: ill.; 18 cm. Steuben Archives Cover title. This differs from: English and Irish antique glass: Steuben collection. A copy of this item was received with the

The romance of the rose.
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Steuben Glass, inc. Guillaume, de Lorris, fl. 1230. Roman de la Rose. English & French. Selections. 1977. 091144209X 64432 New York: Steuben Glass, [1977] Special commemorative ed. of 1500 copies. 29 p.: ill. (some col.); 33 cm. NK5112.9.S7 Consists of reproductions of designs for Steuben glass

Steuben, a commitment to excellence: distinctive corporate gifts.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71390 Distinctive corporate gifts Corporate gifts [New York: Steuben Glass, 1991] 31 p.: col. ill.; 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Identical to "Steuben, the gift of quality: distinctive corporate gifts," except for

Abtheilung für Beleuchtungs-Gegenstände.
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Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft (Germany). 66503 Berlin: Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft, [n.d., ca.1900-1910] 250 p.: ill.; 33 cm. Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft Cover title. No. "407" stamped in lower left hand corner of page preceding plate 1. Some pages

Steuben: fall 1994.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 65084 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c1994. 16 p.: col. ill.; 15 x 22 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Gift; Corning Inc.; 2013; 1000134714 Digitized by Boston Photo

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

[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.

Steuben: corporate gift selections.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71414 Corporate gift selections Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c1992. 36 p.: ill. (some col.); 29 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. "Steuben, a part of Corning since 1918"--P. [4] of cover. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January

About Steuben.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 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

Fine china, rich cut glass, catalogue no. 12.
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 73295 Rich cut glass, fine china New York: Higgins & Seiter, [1901-1902] 299 p.: ill. (some col.); 15 x 22 cm. Higgins & Seiter Trade catalog. Cover title. Includes index. Contains several detachable order blanks at the back, and 1 pre-addressed

Steuben 1991 [catalog].
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71416 [New York: Corning, c1990] 96 p.: ill. (some col.); 19 x 25 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Spine title. Includes index. Gift; Corning Inc. 2013; 1000135214 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. For "Price revisions to the

Steuben 1990 [catalog]
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. 65304 New York: Steuben Glass, [1990] 117, [3] p.: col. ill.; 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Spine title. Index at end. "Heritage cut vase" by John M. Gates illustrated on cover. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. CMGL c. 1 accompanied by

Steuben: winter 1989.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71328 [New York: Steuben, 1989] 30 p.: col. ill.; 15 x 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. "New Heart Throb" by Eric Hilton featured on cover. This catalog is similar to "Steuben: early spring 1989" (Bib 73151) catalog. Only

Steuben Glass 1986.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Glass Works. 65305 Steuben Glass: 1986-87 [New York: Steuben Glass, 1986] 143 p.: col. ill.; 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Index, p. 142-144. Order form and business reply envelope bound at back. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014

Fine china, rich cut glass, catalogue no. 11.
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 67236 New York: Higgins & Seiter, [n.d., 1900-1901] 275 p.: ill. (some col.); 15 x 22 cm. Higgins & Seiter Cover title. Trade catalog. Index, p. 271-275. Several blank order forms bound at end of catalog. CMGL has a 1971 reprint of this catalog.

Carl Zeiss Optische Werkstaette Jena: Mikroskope und Mikroskopische Hilfsapparate.
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Carl Zeiss (Firm: 1846), Jena, Germany. Carl Zeiss (Firm:1846). 60147 Mikroskope und Mikroskopische Hilfsapparate Jena: Carl Zeiss, 1895. 122 p.: ill.; 27 cm. No. 30. Zeiss, Carl (Firm), Jena, Germany. Trade catalog. Index, p. 120-122. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in August 2010. TC CorningDB

The art of glassmaking, 1751-1772; a portfolio of prints from the Diderot encyclopedia.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. Corning Glass Center. Corning Museum of Glass. 67353 [Corning, N.Y.: Corning Glass Center, n.d., 1960-70?] 1 leaf, 6 plates in portfolio: ill.; 29 x 38 cm. T9 Exterior and interior of a wood burning factory; mixing the batch & making a goblet; steps involved in the

The Corning Museum of Glass: a decade of glass collecting, 1990-1999 / by David Whitehouse.
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Whitehouse, David, 1941-2013. Corning Museum of Glass. 0810967103 65446 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass; New York: distributed by Harry N. Abrams, 2000. 128 p.: col. ill.; 30 cm. NK5102.C8 Records the growth of the museum's collection in the 1990s which illustrates both useful objects

Celebrations.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71364 [New York: Steuben Glass, inc., 1990] 30 p.: col. ill.; 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Gift; Corning Inc.; 2013; 1000135199 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging

New designs by James Carpenter: Steuben Glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. 71858 [New York: Steuben Glass, 1979] 15 p.: ill.; 26 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Photography by Joyce Fay. Gift; Corning Inc.; 2013; 1000135559 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Digitized

The collection of designs in glass by twenty-seven contemporary artists.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 61165 Designs in glass by twenty-seven contemporary artists Half-title: Twenty-seven contemporary artists New York: Steuben Glass, Inc., 1940. 2nd ed., Jan. 15, 1940 [7] p., 27 leaves [i.e. 54 p.]: ill.; 22 cm. Steuben Archives Box 9. Edition statement from p. [56]. Includes

Steuben: collections 1992.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. George Watts & Son, Inc. Corning Incorporated. 71403 Collections 1992 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, [1992] 32 p.: col. ill.; 15 x 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. "This catalogue features nine Steuben collections from which to select, including the

L'Autriche à l'Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes, Paris, 1925: guide / édité par la Commission exécutive.
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Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes (1925: Paris, France) 67564 Autriche à l'Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes, Paris, 1925 Autriche à Paris, 1925 Vienne: La Commission, 1925. 59 p., [37] leaves of plates (some folded):

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