All About Glass

All About Glass

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Moulures.
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 55398 Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, 1905. 1 v.: ill. (some col.); 31 cm. Tableware: Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. (F-2402T) Trade catalog. Index at

[Miscellaneous trade cards, advertisements].
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Stevens & Williams Ltd., Staffordshire, England. 55442 Stourbridge, England: Stevens & Williams, [1891-1896] [14] items.: ill. (some col.); 11 x 14cm- 29 cm. Tableware: Stevens & Williams, Stourbridge, England. (F-158T) Trade catalog. Vases, whiskey jugs, tankards, drinking vessels, ice

Enclosing globes.
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Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., Brooklyn, NY, USA. 52720 Brooklyn, N.Y.: Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., [192-] 16 p.: ill.; 26 cm. Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co. Trade catalog. Index, p. 16. Features plain and decorated Polycase enclosing globes, also Celestialite. "Polycase, as the name implies, is an

E.F. Holbrook & Bros., manufacturers of ornamental glass for railway cars, dwellings, churches, &c, &c, &c.: Also importers of French window, railway, picture, polished, and rough plate glass.
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E.F. Holbrook & Bros., New York, NY, USA. 53661 Illustrated catalogue of ornamental glass New York: E. F. Holbrook & Bros, [n.d., 1874] (New York: Chas. Hart) [3] p.: 29 plates; 24 x 27 cm. Flat glass: Holbrook, E.F., & Bros., New York, NY, USA. (F-154F) "We take pleasure in

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

Rochester Cut Glass Co., established 1896: manufacturers of rich cut tumblers, sherbets, finger bowls & stemware.
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Rochester Cut Glass Co., Rochester, PA, USA. 53541 Manufacturers of rich cut tumblers, sherbets, finger bowls, & stemware Rochester, Pa.: Rochester Cut Glass Co., [n.d., 1910?] 28 p.: ill. (little col.); 18 cm. Rochester Cut Glass Co., Rochester, PA, USA. Discount to dealers slip, laid in. Rich

China & cut glass, catalog no. 20.
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 53467 China and cut glass New York: Higgins & Seiter, [1910-1911] 64 p.: ill.; 25 cm. Cut glass: Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. (F-182C) Includes index. Illustrates silver and silver-deposited ware. Clearwater C0069 Digitized by Boston Photo

General catalogue.
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John B. Higbee Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA, manufacturer. 52635 Also on cover: HIG: the mark of quality 64 numbered pages: illustrations; 24 x 32 cm Tableware: Higbee, John B., Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA. (F-8974T) Cover title. Includes the following patterns: Colonial, Gala, Iris, and

Fine china, rich cut glass, catalogue no. 14.
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 53275 New York: Higgins & Seiter, [1903-1904] 165 p.: ill. (some col.); 14 x 22 cm. Cut glass: Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY. USA. (F-9732C) Cover title. Trade catalog. Rich cut glass: p. 10-37, 121-123. Gilded glassware: 8-41, 51; etched or

Supplement no. 1 to catalogue no. 5.
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Monongah Glass Co., Fairmont, WV, USA. 57176 Fairmont, W.Va.: Monongah Glass Co., Jan. 1, 1916. 38 p.: ill.; 36 cm. R-798 Trade catalog. Includes HBS ware, institutional tumblers, stemware, also etched stemware, reamer, decanters, plates, candlesticks, and more. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in

Corlies, Macy & Co., stationers, blank book manufacturers, printers and lithographers: importers and dealers in foreign and domestic stationery, writing papers, envelopes, pocket books, fancy goods, inks, & c.
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Corlies, Macy & Co., New York, NY, USA. 40216 Importers and dealers in foreign and domestic stationery, writing papers, envelopes, pocket books, fancy goods, inks, & c. Catalogue of stationery New York: Corlies, Macy & Co., [1874] 55, [1] p.: ill. (some col.); 27 cm. Corlies, Macy &

Rich cut glass.
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T.B. Clark & Co., Honesdale, PA, USA. 53418 Honesdale, Pa.: T.B. Clark & Co., 1905 (Chicago, Ill.: Binner-Wells Company). 70 p.: ill.; 23 x 30 cm. T.B. Clark & Co., Honesdale, PA, USA. Clearwater C0020 Ware includes punch, whiskey, and water sets, bowls, mayonnaise bowl and plate, boat

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 &

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

Catalogue, no. 2.
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 56960 Illustrated catalogue no. 2: fine china, art pottery, wedding gifts, rich cut glass. Fine china, art pottery, wedding gifts, rich cut glass New York: Higgins & Seiter, [1891-1892] 64 p.: ill.; 15 x 23 cm. Cut glass: Higgins & Seiter, New York,

Preis-Verzeichniss für Hohlglas-Waaren.
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Wilhelm Schiedt (Firm), Leipzig, Germany. 55424 Leipzig: Wilhelm Schiedt (Firm), [189-?] 17 p., 37 plates: ill.; 26 cm. Tableware: Schiedt, Wilhelm, Leipzig, Germany. (F-7352T) Trade catalog. Prices included. Schiedt was not a manufacturer, but a small dealer of glass prior to 1900. Clearwater

[Photographic catalog of glassware].
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René Lalique et cie, Paris, France. 55240 Paris: René Lalique et cie, [1922-1931] 4 v. (290, 272, 294, 155 photos): ill.; 34 cm. Lalique, René et cie Trade catalog. Original photographs, variously dated 1922-1931, arranged by type of ware. Apparently the predecessor to 1932 catalog. Copy of

Album de los productos de la fabrica de vidrios huecos, blancos y de color.
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Cifuentes y Pola, Gijon, Spain. 55097 Gijon, Spain: Cifuentes y Pola, [n.d., 189-?] 13 pl., 22 p.: entirely ill.; 26 cm Cifuentes y Pola, Gijon, Spain. Cover title. Trade catalog. 13 plates followed by a 22 page price list bound at end. Clearwater T0658 Includes lighting glassware, pharmaceutical

Album vitraux d'art.
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Société anonyme verreries de l'hermitage, Jumet, Belgium, manufacturer. 53850 Jumet, Belgium: Société anonyme verreries de l'hermitage, 1906. [14] p.: entirely col. ill.; 21 cm. Société anonyme verreries de l'hermitage, Jumet, Belgium. Cover title. Trade catalog. Designs for

Fabrica de cristal Juan Giralt Laporta.
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Juan Giralt Laporta (Firm), Cornella de Llobregat (Barcelona), Spain 53102 Botamenes para farmacias Barcelona: Juan Giralt Laporta (Firm), [ca. 1900] [46] leaves: chiefly col. ill.; 19 x 28 cm. Bottles: Laporta, Juan Giralt (Firm), Barcelona, Spain. (F-9589B) Trade catalog. Dated by vendor; date

Über antike Glasmosaik / herausgegeben von H. Frhr. Menu von Minutoli und Martin Heinrich Klaproth.
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Minutoli, Johann Heinrich Carl von, 1772-1846. Klaproth, M. H. (Martin Heinrich), 1743-1817. 40753 Ueber antike Glas-Mosaik Berlin: Maurerschen Buchhandlung, 1815. 22 p., 2 plates: ill. (1 col.); 32 cm. NK5107 Includes bibliographical references. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in April 2012.

Cut glass, tableware, electroliers.
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Burley & Tyrrell Co., Chicago, IL, USA. 53099 Chicago, Ill.: Burley & Tyrrell Co., [n.d., 1900-1906] 48 p.: ill.; 23 x 31 cm Cut glass: Burley & Tyrrell Co., Chicago, IL, USA. (F-9587C) Trade catalog. Company became Burley & Co. in 1907; hence this catalog predates 1907. Includes

The Rochester Cut Glass Co., office and works, Rochester, Pa.: manufacturers of rich cut glass tumblers, finger bowls, sherbets, champagne and whiskey tumblers, water bottles and cut bar bottles.
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Rochester Cut Glass Co., Rochester, PA, USA. 53542 Manufacturers of rich cut glass tumblers, finger bowls, sherbets, champagne and whiskey tumblers, water bottles and cut bar bottles. Rochester, Pa.: Rochester Cut Glass Co., [n.d., 190-?] 47 p.: ill.; 20 x 27 cm. Cut glass: Rochester Cut Glass Co.,

[Sketches of etched glass, 1881-1884].
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J. & J. Northwood, Stourbridge, England. 56052 Album Stourbridge: J. & J. Northwood Co., 1881-1884. 17 p.: entirely ill.; 31 cm. Cut glass: Northwood, J. and J., Stourbridge, England. (F-8437C) Title from handwritten note on slip of paper laid in front, "Sketches of etched glass. J. J.

[Catalog of table glassware].
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Christiania Glasmagasin, Christiania, Norway. 55612 Christiania, Norway: Christiania Glasmagasin, 1916. p. 7-70: ill.; 27 cm. Tableware: Christiania Glasmagasin, Christiania, Norway (F-10011T) Trade catalog. Dated by previous owner. Glassware includes stemware, tumblers, roemers, liquor glasses,

Grand Dépôt de porcelaines, faïences & verreries.
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Grand Dépôt (Firm), Paris, France. Enault, Louis, 1824-1900. 55151 Grand Dépôt de porcelaines, faïences et verreries Paris: E. Bourgeois, [n.d., 1885?] (Paris: Charles Verneau) [52] p.: plates (chiefly col.); 36 cm. Grand Dépôt (Firm) Trade catalog. Includes prices. Grand Dépôt is a retail

Belgique. Catalogue des produits industriels et des oeuvres d'art.
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Belgium. Commission Belge de l'Exposition Universelle de Londres. 31028 Bruxelles: Imp. Charles Lelong, 1862. 279 p., 1 plate: 3 plans; 18 cm. T691 At head of title: Exposition Universelle de Londres en 1862. Includes index. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. Glass: p. 190-194.

The illustrated London news.
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0019-2422 0019-2422 1350-9012 z 37162 London: William Little, 1842- v.: ill.; 30-43 cm. 2 no. a year, 1994- v. 1 (May 14, 1842)- Ceased with: Dec. 2003. AP4 Title from caption. Publisher varies. Latest isssue consulted: Dec. 2003. Vols. for <Jan. 3, 1948>-winter 1993 called also <v. 212,

Exhibition Paris 1900: a practical guide containing information... a rapid &amp; easy method of seeing everything in a limited time and at a moderate cost.
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28660 Anglo-American guide to exhibition 1900 Paris London: William Heinemann, 1900. xxiv,432, lxxii p.: ill., fold. map; 19 cm. T804 Cover title: The Anglo-American guide to Exhibition 1900 Paris. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. Glass: p. 335; Ponsin's Palace of Light: p. 360

Glass manufacture and the glass sand industry of Pennsylvania, by Charles Reinhard Fettke, Ph.D.
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Fettke, Charles R. (Charles Reinhard), 1888-1959. 20272 Harrisburg, Penna., J. L. L. Kuhn, printer, 1918 [i.e.1919] 278 p. 108 plates (part fold., incl. maps, diagrs.) 23 cm. TP853.P4 Cover dated 1919. Author's name misspelled on original cover: Pettke. Bibliography: p. 264-270. A digital copy

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