All About Glass

All About Glass

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Experiments and considerations about the porosity of bodies, in two essays / by Robert Boyle.
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Boyle, Robert, 1627-1691. 60974 London: Printed for S. Smith at the Prince's Arms in S. Pauls Church-yard, 1684. [2], 145 p. 17 cm. QC185 Last leaf blank. Wing, B3966 Fulton, 149 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September 2009. Porosity of glass: p. 119-145 (includes experiments by

Anmerkungen über Wirbellose Thiere. II.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939. 63376 Dresden: Blaschka, [n.d., ca. 1870-1890]. 59 handwritten p.; 21 cm. Blaschka Archives, Box 24 Notes on invertebrates. At head of p. 1: Cuvier, Le Regne Animal, 5. u. 6. Bd., Les zoophytes, par M. Milne-Edwards. This item is in the

Preis-Katalog über elektrotechnische Bedarfsartikel / von August Günther.
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August Günther (Firm), Prague, Czech Republic. 66271 Prague: August Günther (Firm), [n.d., ca. 1910-1915] (Prague: Hofbuchdruckerei A. Haase) 216 p.: ill.; 31 cm. Günther, August (Firm), Prague, Czech Republic. Index, p. 216. Includes elaborate chandeliers (many with glass shades in various

1995 corporate gifts.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71412 Mark of achievement made in America Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c1995. 16 p.: col. ill.; 28 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover titlte. "Steuben is extremely proud to have been chosen to make the Malcolm Baldrige National

Steuben: summer 1992.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71404 Summer 1992 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, [1992] 32 p.: ill. (some col.); 15 x 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Same as the Collections 1992 catalog (Bib 71403), except for the cover

[Lighting catalog].
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Maison J. Bengel, Frères, [Paris, France]. 78961 Abel Letombe, Roubaix [Paris]: Maison J. Bengel, Frères, 1886. 1 v., 486 lithographs: ill. (some col.); 39 cm. Maison J. Bengel, Frères Trade catalog. Late 19th century French lighting catalog. "Abel Letombe Roubaix" stamped on front

William Chinner & Company, manufacturers of all kinds of gas fittings, beer & plumbers cocks, brass candlesticks and bottle jacks etc.
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William Chinner & Company, Dudley, England. 69446 Dudley, England: William Chinner & Company, [n.d., 1860?] 81 p.: ill.; 32 cm. Chinner, William, & Company Trade catalog. Includes over 300 designs of standing lamps, table-lamps, hanging-lamps, candelabra, wall-sconces, lanterns, upright

Perfection.
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Crystal Glass Casket Company, Washington, DC, USA. DeCamp Consolidated Glass Casket Co. 70545 Crystal Glass Casket Company, Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C.: Crystal Glass Casket Company, [January 1920] 28 p.: ill.; 28 cm. Crystal Glass Casket Company, Washington, DC, USA. Cover title. Trade

Sphere of the zodiac / designed by Donald Pollard; engraving design adapted by Alexander Seidel from the Uranographia of Johann Elert Bode; engraved by Roland Erlacher.
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Steuben Glass, inc. Pollard, Donald. Seidel, Alexander. Erlacher, Roland, 1933- 0911442081 64433 New York: Steuben Glass, 1976. Special commemorative ed. of 1500 copies. 29 p.: ill. (some col.); 33 cm. NK5112.9.S7 A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Digitized by Boston

Spring gift collection 2002.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 72197 New York: Corning Incorporated, c2002. 32 p.: ill.; 22 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. "Handkerchief vase" featured on p. [1] of cover. Gift; Corning Community College; 2012; 1000123922; 1000134668 Digitized by Boston

James Houston: a retrospective: Steuben Glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Houghton, Arthur Amory, 1906-1990. 71101 [New York: Steuben Glass, 1987] 23 p.: ill. (some col.); 26 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Foreword by Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., past president of Steuben Glass; preface by James Houston. A copy of this item was

Fancy decorated lamps, etc.: catalogue no. 3: season 1904.
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Fostoria Glass Company, Moundsville, WV, USA. 66306 Fine decorated lamps Moundsville, W. Va.: Fostoria Glass Company, 1904. [33] p.: ill. (some col.); 18 x 28 cm. Fostoria Glass Company Trade catalog. A picture of Fostoria's Chicago lamp sale room in on last page of catalog. Decorated lamps,

Asian artists in crystal: designs by contemporary Asian artists engraved on Steuben crystal. Exhibited at National Gallery of Art, Washington [and] the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1956.
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Steuben Glass, inc. National Gallery of Art (U.S.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) 67720 New York: Steuben Glass, 1956. xiv, 83 p. ill.; 24 cm. NK5112.9.S7 A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Additional editions

Designs for stained & painted glass & decorations ecclesiastical & domestic.
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Camm Brothers, Smethwick, England. 65566 Designs for stained and painted glass and decorations ecclesiastical and domestic Designs for stained glass Smethwick, England: Camm Brothers, 1875. 8 p., 19 engraved plates: ill.; 37 cm. Camm Brothers, Smethwick, England. Trade catalog. Accompanied by a 16

Catalogue of gifts.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Glass Works. 71306 Steuben Glass catalogue of gifts Steuben glass: Spring 1977 [New York: Steuben Glass, 1977] 63 p.: ill. (some col.); 17 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. "Spring 1977"--P. [64]. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. CMGL c.

Steuben: Valentine gifts 1992.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. Neiman Marcus. 71406 Valentine gifts 1992 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c1992. 32 p.: col. ill.; 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Order form and return envelope, laid in. Gift; Corning Inc. 2013; 1000135220 Digitized by Boston Photo

Excellence by design.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71366 New York: Steuben Glass, inc. [ca. 1990] 28 p.: ill. (some col.); 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. CMGL c.4 has white text on cover, while all others have black text. Steuben

Corporate gifts 1999.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 61914 One in a million, one in a millennium Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c1999. 23 p.: col. ill.; 31 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Accompanied by "Corporate gifts price list, January 1999." A copy of this item was received

Manufacturers of art colored glassware & lamps: lamps, glassware, plain and decorated opal shades, decorated and art colored lamps, novelties in colored glass.
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Consolidated Lamp and Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 72784 Lamps, glassware, plain and decorated opal shades, decorated and art colored lamps, novelties in colored glass Pittsburg [sic], Pa.: Consolidated Lamp and Glass Company, [1894] (Pittsburgh, Pa.: Armar Lith Co., Limited) [20] p.: col.

The myth of Adonis / Steuben Glass, Inc.
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Steuben Glass, inc. Pollard, Donald designer Pfohl, Jerry designer 68926 New York: Steuben Glass, Inc., [1966] [8] p.,: ill.; 18 cm. Steuben Archive Cover title. Includes brief biographies of the artists Donald Pollard and Jerry Pfohl. The Myth of Adonis was an edition of one piece completed in

About Steuben glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 65355 New York: Steuben Glass, [1980] 22 p.: ill. (some col.); 19 cm. Steuben Archives Box 8. Cover title. Cover shows detailed view of an optical cube. Dated from memo accompanying distribution of the brochure. Steuben has issued various editions of this publication, with

Geschäfts-Anmerkungen.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939. 61881 Dresden: Blaschka, 1872-1887. 1 v. (ca 188 p.); 28 cm. R-641 Handwritten account book in German. Laid in: misc. handwritten notes, filmed where they were inserted. Possibly a list of customers; e.g. March 1882, Prof. Bridge Birmingham

The art of Steuben. Volume IV / [written by Chloe Zerwick; designed by Mary Lou Littrell; photographed by Robert Moore].
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Zerwick, Chloe. 71442 Art of Steuben. Volume 4 New York: Steuben Glass, 1987. 79 p.: col. ill.; 26 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Price list inserted. Published in a limited edition by Steuben Glass. Includes list of public collections and biographies of the artists

Buffalo Cut Glass Co.: manufacturers of rich cut glass.
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Buffalo Cut Glass Company, Batavia, NY, USA. 79050 Diamond finish Buffalo Cut Glass Company Batavia, N.Y.: Buffalo Cut Glass Company, [n.d., between 1905-1918] 44 leaves: ill.; 23 x 30 cm. Buffalo Cut Glass Company Trade catalog. All catalog descriptions are in handwritten script. Buffalo Cut Glass

Chinese pavilion / by Steuben Glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 0911442073 64434 New York: Steuben, 1975. Special commemorative ed. of 1500 copies. 29 p.: ill. (some col.); 33 cm. NK5112.9.S7 Designed by Donald Pollard; engraving design by Alelxander Seidel; engraved by Roland Erlacher; goldwork by Louis Feron. A copy of this item was

At home with Steuben.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71386 At home [New York: Steuben Glass, 1991] 35 p.: col. ill.; 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. "Starlight Cluster" by David Dowler featured on p. [1] of cover. Gift; Corning Inc. 2013; 1000135216 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging

Clarity, craftsmanship, design.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71368 [New York: Steuben Glass, inc., ca. 1990] 28 p.: ill. (some col.); 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. "Globe" by James Houston, featured on p. [1] of cover. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. An

Anmerkungen über Wirbellose Thiere. III.
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Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939. Heller, Camil, 1823-1917. Zoophyten und Echinodermen des Adriatischen Meeres. 61915 [n.d., ca. 1876?] 124 handwritten p.: ill.; 21 cm. Blaschka archive, Box 23 Cover title. Attributed to Rudolf Blaschka. At head of p. 1: Heller, Die Zoophyten und Echinodermen des

Enjoying Steuben glass / by Louis Redmond.
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Redmond, Louis. 65353 Corning, N.Y.: Steuben Glass, [1965] [21] p.: ill.; 18 cm. Steuben Archives Box 9. "75, 1-65"--Inside back cover. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. The reason for it-- The substance of it-- The shapes it takes-- Living with it-- Giving it-- Creating

Chemical analyses of early glasses / Robert H. Brill.
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Brill, Robert H. Rising, Brandt A. Stapleton, Colleen P. Corning Museum of Glass. 0872901424 (v. 1) 9780872901421 (v. 1) 0872901432 (v. 2) 9780872901438 (v. 2) 0872900432 (v. 2) 9780872901902 (v. 3) 0872901904 (v. 3) 61154 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass, 1999-2012. 3 v.: ill. (some col.),

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