All About Glass

All About Glass

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Catalogue no. 97, Dept. C.
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Edward Miller & Co., Meriden, CT, USA. 112793 Boston, Mass.: Edward Miller & Co., [ca. 1904] 31, [1] p.: ill.; 35 cm. Miller, Edward, & Co. Catalog is extremely fragile with loose and torn pages. Notable acquisition 2009. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July 2010. Includes chimneys

Whitall, Tatum & 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 Notable acquisition 2009. Digitized by Boston Photo

Informe sobre el estado actual de la industria belga con aplicacion a España / presentado al Excmo. Sr. Ministro de la Gobernacion por D. Ramon de la Sagra.
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Sagra, Ramón de la, 1798-1871. 117332 Madrid: Imprenta Nacional, 1842. 310, [2] p.; 21 cm. T465 1841.E2 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. "Comprende 1o. La exposicion de los productos de dicha industria. 2o. El cuadro de las instituciones que sirven para su desarrollo y para

Catalogue.
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D.C. Jenkins Glass Company, Kokomo, IN, USA. 111190 D.C. Jenkins Glass Company, Kokomo, IND., U.S.A., manufacturers tableware, stemware, tumblers of all kinds, lantern globes, cups, mugs, beer mugs, egg cups, jelly glasses, glass lip molasses cans, fish globes, display jars, tablet jars, lamp

O meio de se fazer pintor em tres horas, e de executar com o pincel as obras dos maiores mestres, sem se ter aprendido o desenho.
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Vispré, F. X. 103438 Lisboa: Arco do Cego, 1801. 70 p.; 21 cm. ND1590 Vispré, a painter of miniature portraits and still-lifes, explains to the Marqueza how to become a painter in 3 hours by copying paintings by laying prints onto glass so that the paper may be rolled off & the ink left

The Midland mapping book / F. Carder, the Leys Potteries.
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Carder, Frederick. 119909 1875. [10] leaves: ill., maps; 19 x 14 cm. Carder/Steuben archive Box 29, Folder Midland mapping book Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September 2009. Carder sketchbook. Part of the Carder/Steuben archives. Includes maps of Holland and Belgium, Switzerland, Canada

Prix-courant.
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Contat & Cie, Monthey, Switzerland. 116076 Monthey, Switzerland: Contat & Cie, 1910. 34 p.; 30 cm. Tableware: Contat & Cie, Monthey, Switzerland. (F-8588T) F-8588T Page 1-2 torn from price list. Stamped: "Comptoir Franco-Suisse de Commissions (S.A.), Lausanne". Originally

Price list of blanks.
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H.C. Fry Glass Company, Rochester, PA, USA. 115883 Rochester, Pa.: H.C. Fry Glass Company, [n.d., 1901-1920] 25 p.: ill.; 23 x 31 cm. Cut glass: Fry, H.C., Glass Company, Rochester, PA, USA. (F-15986C) F-27C and F-15986C. Price list microfilmed with: H.C. Fry Glass Co., manufacturers of blanks,

Rich cut glass.
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F.B. Tinker (Firm), Chicago, IL, USA. 100093 Chicago, Ill.: F. B. Tinker, [n.d., 1910-1915?] [38] leaves: ill.; 29 x 38 cm. Tinker, F.B., (Firm) This catalog was compared to a different cut glass catalog of F.B. Tinker (Bib 94050). Several pages from that catalog are represented here. Catalog bound

Catalogue of table glass ware, lamps, &c. / manufactured by National Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA., U.S.A. operating McKee & Bros. Glass Works, Jeannette, Pa.
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National Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. McKee & Brothers. 110922 Catalogue of table ware, lamps, chimneys and general glassware, plain and decorated [Pittsburgh, Pa.: National Glass Company, between 1899-1904] 147 p.: ill. (some col.); 33 x 48 cm. National Glass Company Handwritten

[Light brown sketchbook] 1885 / F. Carder.
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Carder, Frederick. 119857 Written inside cover: F. Carder, 1885 1885. [ca. 110 p]: ill.; 9 x 13 cm. Carder/Steuben archive Box 29, Folder Light brown sketchbook, 1885 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September 2009. Carder sketchbook. Part of the Carder/Steuben archives. Sketches in pencil and

[Catalog 1917].
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Westmoreland Specialty Company, Grapeville, PA, USA. 110879 Grapeville, Pa.: Westmoreland Specialty Company, [1917] 1 v. (various pagings): ill.; 23 x 30 cm. Westmoreland Specialty Company Company catalog, heavily annotated throughout. No. 303 toy punch set featuring 1 bowl and 6 cups has

H&S [catalog].
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 106624 New York, N.Y.: Higgins & Seiter, [ca. 1910-1914] 72 p.: ill.; 14 x 22 cm. Higgins & Seiter Previous owner indicates this may have been their last catalog as the firm seems to have filed bankruptcy in 1915. CMGL c.2 received as part of ACGA

Rapport sur les produits de l'industrie française: présenté, au nom du Jury central, à S.E.M. le comte de Saint-Cricq / rédigé par M. le Vte. Héricart de Thury et par M. Migneron.
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Héricart de Thury, Louis-Etienne-François, vicomte, 1776-1854. Migneron, M. (Pierre-Henri) Exposition des produits de l'industrie française. Jury central (7th: 1827: Paris, France) 119476 Binder's spine title: Exposition de 1827 Paris: De l'Imprimerie royale, 1828. xvi, 573, [1] p

Plan & dimensions of a window glass furnace (intended for soft or hard coal.) (- blast or draft obtained by a fan propelled by a steam engine.): built at Bridgeton for F. & J.N. Bodine.
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Bodine, F. (Francis) Bodine, J. N. (J. Nixon) Leng, H. (Heinrich). Vollständiges Handbuch der Glasfabrikation. Selections. Cohansey Glass Manufacturing Company. 115600 Plan and dimensions of a window glass furnace [Bridgeton, N.J.: F & J. N. Bodine], 1871-[1873]. 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 21 cm.

Don Antonio de'Medici al Casino di San Marco / P.F. Covoni.
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Covoni, P. F. (Pier Filippo) 111601 Firenze: Tipografia cooperativa, 1892. 277 p.: port., folded plan; 24 cm. DG738.14.M3 Handwritten notations in margins. "Covoni is the only comprehensive source describing the Casino di San Marco, where glassmaker Antonio Neri worked at the beginning of his

Blown, etched, cut, sand blast and handled tumblers.
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Beaver Valley Glass Company, Rochester, PA, USA. 110925 Rochester, Pa.: Beaver Valley Glass Company, [n.d., 1910?] 41 p.: enitrely ill.; 36 x 46 cm. Beaver Valley Glass Co. Pages are fragile and tend to tear when turning. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July 2010. Includes tumblers, handled

Catalogue des produits admis à l'Exposition industrielle des Flandres de 1849.
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Exposition industrielle des Flandres (1st: 1849: Ghent, Belgium) 117333 Half-title: Exposition des produits de l'industrie des Flandres, à Gand, 1849 Gand: imp. de L. Hebbelynck, 1849. vi, 188 p.; 21 cm. 1re éd. T615 1849 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. 1re ptie. Pìeces

Vasi: dal no. 1601 al no. 1800.
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Vetri soffiati muranesi Cappellin Venini & C., Murano, Italy. Cappellin, Giacomo. Venini, Paolo. Vetri soffiati muranesi Venini & C. 102584 Murano, Italy: Vetri soffiati muranesi Cappellin Venini & C., [n.d., 1925] [ca. 147] plates: ill.; 35 cm. Vetri soffiati muranesi Cappellin Venini

Les styles: 700 gravures classées par époques / notices par Paul Rouaix.
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Rouaix, Paul, b. 1850. 119621 Paris: J. Rouam, [1885] 2 p. l., 335 p.: ill.; 40 cm. NK1175 Signed by Frederick Carder, 1889. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2012. Previously owned by Frederick Carder. Title within ornamental border. SpecialO CorningDB 8253FC47-F314-47D4-ABE5-64818C4EFF16

[Light brown sketchbook 1897-1899] / F. Carder.
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Carder, Frederick. 119876 Written inside cover: F. Carder, Ivydene, John St., Wordsley, Staffs. [1897-1899] [ca. 75 p]: ill.; 9 x 13 cm. Carder/Steuben archive Box 29, Folder Light brown sketchbook, 1897-1899 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September 2009. Carder sketchbook. Part of the Carder

Éclairage [price list].
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 115859 Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, 1905. [27] p.; 19 cm. Lighting: Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. (F-2403LG) F-2403LG, 2 sheets Digitized by Boston

Fine & decorative art at auction.
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Robert C. Eldred Co. 112801 East Dennis, MA: Robert C. Eldred Co., 2009. 48, 49 p.: ill. (some col.); 28 cm. Eldred's December 11, 2009 December 11, 2009 Auction catalog. Includes price list. Sale no.: FSP09. Includes index. Auction CorningDB December 11, 2009 D509647A-0AE1-4A63-BFC8

Propositions concerning optic-glasses, with their natural reasons, drawn from experiments.
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Walker, Obadiah, 1616-1699. Cooper, Robert, 1650-1733. R. H., 1609-1678. 103391 Optic glass Oxford: At the Theater, 1679. 46 p.: ill.; 20 cm. QC353 Spine and cover photographed in July 2008 (Filename Rakow_1000058105_binding_CMYK-apd.tif) Prologue photographed in July 2008 (Filename Rakow

Luxfer prism daylighting system.
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American Luxfer Prism Company, Chicago, IL, USA. 110397 Luxfer daylighting Second cover title: Luxfer prisms Chicago, Ill.: American Luxfer Prism Company, c1912. 24 p.: ill.; 26 cm. American Luxfer Prism Company, Chicago, IL, USA. Notable acquisition 2009. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July

Preliminary scanning electron microscopy study of microbiologically induced deterioration of high alkali low-lime glass / Robert J. Koestler,... [et al.].
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Koestler, Robert J. (Robert John), 1950- Brill, Robert H. Biodeterioration research v. 1, 1986, pp. 295-307. 113132 [New York: Plenum Pub., 1987] p. 295-307: ill.; 26 cm. NK5104.5 Additional author: R.H. Brill. Digitized by Backstage Library Works in 2010. Text-searchable.pdf created from digital

Rapport du Jury départemental de la Seine sur les produits de l'industrie admis au concours de l'Exposition publique de 1827 / par M. Payen.
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Jury d'admission des produits de l'industrie à l'Exposition du Louvre. Payen, M. (Anselme), 1795-1871. Exposition publique des produits de l'industrie française (7th: 1827: Paris, France) 117337 [France: s.n.], 1829-1832 (Paris: Crapelet) 2 v.; 23 cm. T799 1827 Digitized by

Catalogue général.
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Tissier (Firm), Paris, France. Bertin, Tissier & Cie. 102355 Verrerie Tissier: catalogue général 1895. Paris: Tissier (Firm), 1895. 310, xxxv: ill. (some col.); 28 cm. Éd. 1895. Tissier (Firm) Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July 2010. With prices, measurements, and index in French,

Rapporto della pubblica esposizione dei prodotti di arti e manifatture Toscane, eseguita in Firenze nel settembre 1841 / redatto da una deputazione eletta dalla commissione incaricata dell'esame delle manifatture e dell'aggiudicazione de' premio.
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Pubblica esposizione dei prodotti di arti e manifatture Toscane (1841: Florence, Italy) 117342 Firenze: Stamp. Piatti, 1841. xvi, 47 p.; 22 cm. T590 1841 CMGL copy lacks table of contents, p. 47. Glassware: p. 24-25; optical instruments: p. 25. Motuproprio di Sua Altezza Imperiale, e Reale-- Avviso

Anton Rindenschwender: das Buch von dem Leben, den Schicksalen und Thaten des armen, aber glücklich gewordenen Sohnes / Hans Rindenschwenders.
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Rindenschwender, Hans. 113086 Heidelberg: Mohr und Zimmer, [1806] 168 p., [15] leaves of plates (woodcuts); 18 cm. DD192 In 1760, Rindenschwender invested in a glass factory in Mittelberg near Moosbronn. In 1772, the factory in Mittelberg was closed due to lack of wood, but Rindenschwender managed

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