All About Glass

All About Glass

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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

Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan.
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Froehner, Wilhelm, 1834-1925. Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Morgan Collection. 28292 Paris, 1903. 309 p.; 31 cm.; 5 v. of col. plates in 3 physical volumes; 56 cm. R-349 Of 90 sets printed, CMGL has: no.12 (plates, formerly owned by Ray Winfield Smith); no. 23 (text and plates,

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

Fifty years of glass making: 1869-1919.
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Macbeth-Evans Glass Company. 19299 Pittsburgh: Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, c1920 4 p. l., [11]-94 p.: incl. front., ill., ports.; 24 cm. TP853.P4 A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the University of Toronto Library. CMGL has a copy of the digital file on CD

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

20th century auction.
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Treadway Gallery, auctioneer. John Toomey Gallery, auctioneer. 13361 Twentieth century auction 112 pages: illustrations, some color; 28 cm Session One: Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau. Session Two: Art Deco, 1950s/Modern, Italian Glass. Estimated prices. November 14, 1993 Auction CorningDB November

The Libbey Glass Company, manufacturers of highest quality glass blanks for heavy and light cutting and engraving. Hand made blown pressed ware, Toledo, Ohio, U.S.A.
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Libbey Glass Company, Toledo, OH, USA. 19425 Glass blanks for heavy and light cutting and engraving Blank catalog Toledo, Ohio: Libbey Glass Copany, [1920?] 5 leaves: 64 leaves of ill.; 28 x 38 cm. Cut glass: Libbey Glass Co., Toledo, OH, USA (F-18aC) Index at front, [4] leaves. Catalog pages are

La décoration et les industries d&#039;art à l&#039;Exposition Universelle de 1900 / [par] Roger Marx.
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Marx, Roger, 1859-1913. 19759 Paris: Ch. Delagrave, 1901. vii, 130 p., 7 β. of plates: ill.; 33 cm. T804 Glassware: p.102-108. Bibliographical footnotes. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2012. Autographed copy. Special CorningDB 47F092CB-BB48-4257-9919-95188256C056.pdf Exposition

Catalogue général officiel / Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes, Paris, avril-octobre 1925.
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Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes (1925: Paris, France) 19364 Paris: Vaugirard, [1925] 480 p., [8] leaves of plates: ill., plans (1 col.); 22 cm. T805 At head of title: Ministère du commerce et de l'industrie, des postes et des télégraphes. Cover title.

Reports of artisans selected by a committee appointed by the Council of the Society of Arts to visit the Paris Universal Exhibition, 1867.
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Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) Kirchhoff, Francis. Glass painting. Pearsall, Richard. On sheet and plate glass. Barnes, Thomas C. Table and fancy glass. Swene, W. T. Table and fancy glass. Wilkinson, T. J. (Tony J.) Table and fancy glass. 19760 London: Bell and Daldy, 1867. viii, 476, xv,

Steuben crystal in private collections.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 1082 New York: Steuben Glass, c1985. [64] p.: ill.; 27 cm. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Steuben collection. Publications Archives CorningDB D09BFBDE-A1C9-4490-8B93-D6F253849E18.pdf Steuben Glass,

Color, Light, and Fire
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Take a quick look at everything you can expect to see at the expanded Corning Museum of Glass. Get a glimpse inside the new light-filled galleries, see the colorful new sculptures on display, and discover the Amphitheater Hot Shop, our newest glassmaking space.

Live-Streamed Studio Demonstration: Amy Rueffert (June 3, 2015)
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Watch as Amy Rueffert demonstrates for her class, Let's Make Some Glass!, which will focus on using blown forms, blowing punites, bit work, and using decals in the hot shop. Amy Rueffert has worked in glass since 1994. She earned her BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and her MFA at Mills

Whitall, Tatum &amp; Co. glass manufacturers: druggists&#039;, chemists&#039; and perfumers&#039; glassware [and] druggists&#039; sundries.
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Whitall Tatum Company, Philadelphia, PA, USA. 113016 Druggists', chemists' and perfumers' glassware [and] druggists' sundries. 1880 [catalog] Glassware [catalog] Philadelphia, Pa.: New York, N.Y.: Whitall Tatum & Co., 1880. 72 p.: ill.; 23 cm. Whitall Tatum Company Cover

Whitall, Tatum &amp; Co., glass manufacturers. Druggists, chemists and perfumers glassware, druggists sundries.
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Whitall Tatum Company, Millville, NJ, USA. 109028 Druggists, chemists and perfumers glassware, druggists sundries Price list, 1883 Philadelphia and New York: Whitall Tatum Company, 1883. 88 p.: ill. (some col.); 25 cm. Whitall Tatum Company Trade catalog. Index, p. 2-3. Two leaves of colored glass

A handbook of laboratory glass-blowing / by Bernard D. Bolas, with numerous diagrams in the text by Naomi Bolas.
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Bolas, Bernard D. 119808 London: Routledge; New York: Dutton, 1921. vi, 106 p.: ill.; 20 cm. TP859 Also issued online. Purchase; Amazon; 2012; 1000120391 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

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 collection. This item is in the Frederick Carder papers. Hinge at the top. Sketches in

The Te Deum: the hymn and the window: a sermon preached in the First Presbyterian Church of Syracuse, N.Y., the thirtieth day of September, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Six / by Rev. George B. Spalding.
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Spalding, George B. 128566 [Syracuse, N.Y.: The Church, 1906] (Syracuse, N.Y.: Mason-Henry Press) [10] p., [1] plate: ill.; 26 cm. Higgins Collection Box 1, Folder: The Te Deum: the hymn and the window This item is in the Jeffrey Rush Higgins collection on Frederick Wilson. Jeffrey Rush Higgins

[Sketchbook and envelope] [art original].
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Gallé, Emile, 1846-1904. Atelier Emile Gallé. 128617 1880-1904. 1 v. ([40] p.): pencil and ink on paper; 35 x 52 cm. Gallé drawings and documents Box 2 Two classification systems used to label individual pages: A-I followed by 1-29. Envelopes bear seals with initials "E.G." This item

Silver wire frames [electronic resource].
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Smilow, Judy. 133116 2012. 1 computer file. Document provides design plan for proposed glass objects with wire frame system. Diagrams are provided for a vase and bowl. "July 5, 2012"-- typed in lower left corner along with Judy's contact information. Judy Smilow collaborated with a

Astronomie.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133969 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] xxvi plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Astronomie Plate descriptions on p. 9-13. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Includes astronomical instruments (telescopes, etc.). In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I.

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