All About Glass
All About Glass
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Carder, Frederick. 119909 1875.  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
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
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,
F.B. Tinker (Firm), Chicago, IL, USA. 100093 Chicago, Ill.: F. B. Tinker, [n.d., 1910-1915?]  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
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
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
Westmoreland Specialty Company, Grapeville, PA, USA. 110879 Grapeville, Pa.: Westmoreland Specialty Company,  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
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
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,  p
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-. 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 21 cm.
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
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
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
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
Rouaix, Paul, b. 1850. 119621 Paris: J. Rouam,  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
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
Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 115859 Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, 1905.  p.; 19 cm. Lighting: Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. (F-2403LG) F-2403LG, 2 sheets Digitized by Boston
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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
Rindenschwender, Hans. 113086 Heidelberg: Mohr und Zimmer,  168 p.,  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
Hollander, Bradshaw, and Folsom, Boston, MA, USA. 101865 Boston, Mass.: Hollander, Bradshaw, and Folsom, 1888. 40 p.: ill.; 34 cm. Hollander, Bradshaw, and Folsom Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July 2010. Jobber catalog that includes the following glass items: whiskey tumblers, wine glasses,
Whitall Tatum Company, Philadelphia, PA & New York, NY, USA. 105302 1879 [catalog] Philadelphia, Pa.: New York, N.Y.: Whitall Tatum & Co., 1879. 69 p.: ill. (some col.); 23 cm. Whitall Tatum Company Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in August 2010. Includes glass labels, stoppers, private
Exposition des produits de l'industrie française (1st: 1798: Paris, France) 117335 Catalogue des produits industriels qui ont été exposés au Champ-de-Mars Exposition publique des produits de l'industrie française: catalogue des produits industriels Grenoble: Chez J. Allier, [an VII,
A term frequently used as a synonym for glass. It is misleading because glass is not a metallic substance, and its use is discouraged.
Before the development of high-speed moving image media, or fiberglass, naturalists and educators faced a quandary: it was often impossible to demonstrate exactly what an invertebrate looked like without a live specimen, because the spine collapses and color leaches out of one preserved in alcohol.