All About Glass

All About Glass

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About Steuben.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 65356 About Steuben glass New York, N.Y.: Steuben Glass, [1984?] 22 p.: ill. (some col.); 19 cm. Steuben Publications Box 19 Cover title. Cover shows a detail view of the Gazelle Bowl. Steuben has issued various editions of this publication, with differing covers and contents.

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

The gather / Corning Museum of Glass.
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75602 Corning, NY: Membership & Development Dept., Corning Museum of Glass, [2003]- v.: ill. (some col.); 31 cm. Quarterly Summer 2003- NK5102.C8 Cover title. Gather Periodical CorningDB FBF6E0F2-C63B-4DA1-BBC0-BB356E940D83.pdf 849F2927-4C33-4023-BBD2-49492A9C249B.pdf C3E0CA49-263F-4E46-85B0

1882 illustrated catalogue.
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McKee & Brothers, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, manufacturer. 73573 Illustrated catalogue no. 29 30 numbered pages: illustrations; 24 x 30 cm McKee & Brothers Cover title. Includes childs mugs in 3 different sizes (in multiple patterns), pitchers, jugs, spooners, sugars, bowls, "Calendar"

De proprietatib[us] rerum / Bartholomeusanglicus.
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Bartholomaeus, Anglicus, 13th cent. 72718 De proprietatibus rerum [Nuremberg: A. Koberger, 20 June 1492]. [200] leaves, the last blank; 31 cm. (fol.) AE2 CMGL copy has wormholes; flooded in 1972. Cleaned, then rebound by Carolyn Horton using original wooden boards, clasps and bosses. Original

[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,

Sciences: mathématiques.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 72338 Mathématiques [S.l.: s.n., n.d., ca. 1760-1780] 1 v. (various pagings): plates; 40 cm. R-89 At head of title: Recueil des planches sur les sciences, les arts libéraux, et les arts mechaniques, avec leur explication. Assumed to be from the 11 volumes of plates

Steuben 1992.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 61708 Corning, N.Y.: Steuben Glass, inc., [1992] 122 p.: ill. (some col.); 19 x 21 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Spine title. Visual index, p. 102-119. Engraving from Gazelle Vase featured on cover. Business reply envelope and order form bound

How to display Steuben Glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 68907 New York, N.Y.: Steuben Glass, [1983] 15 p.: ill. (some col.); 19 cm. Steuben Archive Cover title. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. CMGL c. 2 accompanied by a Steuben memo concerning the

La parfumerie française à l'exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes.
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67642 [Paris: s.n.], 1925. 60 p.: ill. (some col.), facsims.; 28 cm. TP983 "Présentée par La revue des marques de la parfumerie et de la savonnerie, décembre 1925." Includes a few actual color labels for perfume containers. Published for an exhibition of perfume and perfume bottles by

Wilcox Silver Plate Co.'s illustrated catalogue and price list of staple goods: electro gold and silver plated, on nickel silver and white metal.
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Wilcox Silver Plate Co., Meriden, CT, USA. International Silver Company. 72815 Illustrated catalogue and price list of staple goods: electro gold and silver plated, on nickel silver and white metal Catalogo ilustrado y lista de precios de articulous clasicos: electro dorado, electro plata nickel

Season 1913-1914.
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Fostoria Glass Company, Moundsville, WV, USA. 66308 Moundsville, W. Va.: Fostoria Glass Company, [1913] 46 p.: ill., 20 cm. Fostoria Glass Company Cover title. Trade catalog. Fancy decorated lamps and globes. P. 46 includes decorated water and ice tea sets. "We take pleasure in handing you

Boston stained and cut glass works.
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Cook, Redding & Co., Boston, MA, USA. 63565 [Boston: Cook, Redding & Co., n.d., ca. 1865-1875] 39 leaves: ill.; 21 x 30 cm. Cook, Redding & Co., Boston, MA. Cover title. Trade catalog. Title page is missing, identification is taken from gilt stamped covers. Includes handwritten prices.

Spring gift collection 2000.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 66060 Reason to celebrate Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c2000. 44 p.: col. ill.; 22 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. "Mint bowl," David Dowler, 2000 featured on p. [1] of cover. Includes order form, business reply

The collection of designs in glass by twenty-seven contemporary artists.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 65354 Half-title: Twenty-seven contemporary artists Designs in glass by twenty-seven contemporary artists. New York City, Steuben Glass, inc. [1940] 7 p. β., [58] p. incl. 27 pl.; 22 cm. Steuben Archives Box 9. Biographical sketch of artist on verso facing each plate. "Of

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

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