All About Glass

All About Glass

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Our 1905 showing of rich cut glass.
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C.G. Alford & Co., New York, NY, USA. 53402 1905 showing of rich cut glass New York: C. G. Alford & Co., Inc., 1904. 56 p.: ill.; 17 x 27 cm. Alford, C.G., & Co. Factory is located in Honesdale, PA. Clearwater C0002 Includes mirrors. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July 2010.

Tarif des articles de toilette.
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Compagnie des cristalleries de Baccarat, Paris, France. 53349 Paris: Compagnie des cristalleries de Baccarat, [1903] xii, 122 p.: plates, ill. (some col.); 30 cm. Ed. 1903-1904. Baccarat, Compagnie des cristalleries de Correlates with price list, B-67. Clearwater B0066 Includes perfume bottles,

Illustrated catalogue and price list.
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H.C. Fox & Sons, Philadelphia, PA, USA. 56786 Philadelphia, Pa.: H.C. Fox & Sons, [n.d., 1905-1910] 53 p.: ill.; 18 cm. Bottles: Fox, H.C., & Sons, Philadelphia, PA, USA. (F-13623B) Catalog is undated; must be after incorporation of firm in 1904. Includes prices. Clearwater B0015 Ware

Prices current of druggists' glassware, druggists' sundries, and fancy goods.
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Jeremiah Quinlan (Firm), New York, NY, USA. 53319 Jeremiah Quinlan's New York prices current New York, NY: Jeremiah Quinlan (Firm), [ca. 1880?] (New York: Wynkoop & Hallenbeck) 249 p.: ill.; 19 cm. Bottles: Quinlan, Jeremiah, New York, NY, USA. (F-184B) Index, p. 241-249. Jeremiah Quinlan

[Catalog of perfume and toilet articles].
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California Perfume Company, New York, NY, USA. 60565 New York: California Perfume Company, [1915?] 32 (i.e., 64) p.: col. ill.; 25 x 38 cm. California Perfume Company, New York, NY, USA. Thumb-indexed by page number. Price page opposite illustration page of same page number. Catalog is not dated,

Manufacture de bronzes et d'appareils d'éclairage par l'electricité et le gaz.
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[Beziel & Ribot (Firm), Paris, France]. 67243 Bonzes d'éclairage electricité. [Paris: [Beziel & Ribot (Firm)], n.d., ca. 1900-1910] 1 v.: ill; 24 x 30 cm. Beziel & Ribot (Firm), Paris, France. Cover title. Catalog bears no company name, only a trademark with an intertwined letter

Pocket sketch book [1883] / F. Carder.
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Carder, Frederick. 119853 Written inside cover: F. Carder, 1883 1883-1888. [ca. 75 p]: ill.; 18 x 11 cm. Carder/Steuben archive Box 29, Folder Pocket sketch book, 1883 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September 2009. Last 2 pages were missed. Last 2 pages digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in

[Catalogue].
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O'Hara Glass Co., Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 52752 Pittsburgh, Pa.: O'Hara Glass Co., [ca. 1885] 37, [6] p.: entirely ill. (some col.); 24 x 31 cm. O'Hara Glass Co. Trade catalog. From the collection of Lowell Innes; dated in his publication, Pittsburgh Glass, p. 377, etc. Includes ale and

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

Price list adopted by the United Green Glass Workers' Association of the United States and Canada, for the blast of...
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United Green Glass Workers' Association of the United States and Canada. Price list adopted by the Glass Bottle Blowers' Association of the United States and Canada, for the blast of... (OCoLC)32882909 127278 List of prices, blast of... [S. l.]: United Green Glass Workers'

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 archives. Hinge at the top. Sketches in pencil. Stamp inside back cover: Mark & Moody.

Les industries d'art à l'exposition universelle de 1889: mobilier, bronze, orfèvrerie, bijouterie, joaillerie, céramique, verrerie, vitraux, papiers peints, étoffes, tapis, dentelles, éventails, armes de luxe, instruments de musique, etc., etc. / par Victor Champier. Avec une préface de Eugène Guillaume.
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Champier, Victor, b. 1851. 31452 Paris: Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs, 1889-1891. 2 v. (17 fasc.), entirely plates: ill. (some col.); 30 cm. T803 Supplement to: Revue des Arts Décoratifs from May 1889-June 1891. Contrary to prospectus in fasc. 1, no text for these plates was ever published.

Designers and workers for church and home: memorial windows, brasses, chancel furnishing, decoration.
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Colgate Art Glass Company, New York, NY, USA. 90558 New York: Colgate Art Glass Company, [1901] 58 p.: ill.; 18 x 26 cm. Colgate Art Glass Company, New York, NY, USA. Catalog has had pages 21-32, 49-56 removed. Catalog was acquired with a collection of design catalogs, previously belonging to F. G.

Photographs.
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Charles G. Tuthill Glass Company, Middletown, NY, USA. 80271 [Middletown, N.Y.: Charles G. Tuthill Glass Company, 1902-1923] [24] leaves: original photos; 18 x 27 cm. Tuthill, Charles G., Glass Company, Middletown, NY, USA. Album and photographs are in fragile condition. A typewritten index was

F. & C. Osler, Calcutta.
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F. & C. Osler (Firm), Birmingham, England. 92821 [Birmingham]: F. & C. Osler, [n.d., 1876-1885?] [59] p., [58] leaves: ill. (some col.); 37 cm. Osler, F. & C., Birmingham, England. Catalog is fragile and in very poor condition. Front cover is detached from the catalog, and the back

On the process of decay in glass, and on the composition and texture of glass at different periods, and the history of its manufacture / by James Fowler.
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Fowler, James. Archaeologia v. 46 (1880). 25401 London: J. B. Nichols and sons, 1879. 98 p.: col. ill.; 29-31 cm. TP857 "From The Archaeologia vol. XLVI"--T.p. verso. Notable acquisition 2011 CMGL c. 3 digitized by Boston Photo Imaging May 2012. CMGL c. 3: A family copy with notes,

[Historia naturalis]
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Pliny, the Elder. Johann, of Speier, d. 1470. printer 84191 Plinius Secundus Nouocomensis equestribus militiis industriȩ functus, procurationes quoq[ue] splendidissimas atq[ue] continuas summa integritate administrauit... [Venice: Johannes de Spira, before 18 Sept. 1469] [712] p.; 42 cm. (fol.) F

De bello Judaico / Josephus.
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Josephus, Flavius. 97641 [ca. 1200] 124 leaves; 34 cm. PA4222 Manuscript on vellum with illuminated initials. Label copy from the 1950s: The glass sands of the Belus. From his country estate in Judaea, given him by Emperor Vespasian, the Jewish historian Josephus could view at first hand the

[De antiquitate Judaica; De bello Judaico].
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Josephus, Flavius. Josephus, Flavius. De bello Judaico. Latin. Schüssler, Johann, fl. 1470-1473. Rufinus, of Aquileia, 345-410. 94259 De bello Judaico Incipit ([2a]): Iosephi historiog[ra]phi viri clarissimi prologus in libros antiquitatum vigi[n]ti incipit feliciter Incipit ([202a]): Iosephi de

Tōn Diōnos Rōmaikōn historiōn eikositria biblia = Dionis Romanarum historiarum libri XXIII, à XXXVI ad LVIII vsque.
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Cassius Dio Cocceianus. Estienne, Robert, 1503?-1559, printer. 97550 Dionis Romanarum historiarum libri XXIII, à XXXVI ad LVIII usque Lutetiae: Ex officina Rob. Stephani..., 1548. [8], 498, [2] p.; 34 cm. F-67 Text in Greek. Greek title romanized. Edited by Robert Estienne. Includes some

Curiosities of glass making: with details of the processes and productions of ancient and modern ornamental glass manufacture / By Apsley Pellatt.
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Pellatt, Apsley, 1791-1863. 28365 London: David Bogue, 1849. viii, 146 p., 6 leaves of col. plates: ill.; 22 cm. TP857 Copy 2 from the collection of Frederick Carder. Photograph of c. 3 t.p. published in Reflecting antiquity: modern glass inspired by ancient Rome (CMOG, 2007, p. 121). C. 2

Amtlicher Bericht über die allgemeine Deutsche Gewerbe-Ausstellung zu Berlin im Jahre 1844.
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Deutsche Gewerbe-Ausstellung (1844: Berlin, Germany) 117338 Berlin: K. Reimarus 1845. 5 pts. in 3; 23 cm. T440 1844.E1 This was the largest German exhibition with 3040 exhibitors and was sponsored by the Prussian government. The third volume contains T. 2, Abt. 2, T. 3, and Uebersicht der

[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

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.

[Pressed glass catalog].
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Heinrich Hoffmann (Firm), Gablonz, Czech Republic. 68758 [Musterbuch Heinrich Hoffmann, Gablonz a. N.] [Gablonz, Czech Republic: Heinrich Hoffmann (Firm), n.d., 1927?] 82 leaves: ill. (some col.); 26 x 36 cm. Hoffmann, Heinrich (Firm) Trade catalog. Some illustrations have been hand tinted. Ware

[Studio Talk].
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The International Studio, v. 26 (1905), pp. 68-69, ill. AI92295 Illustration and brief description of a stained glass window, designed by Charles Dawson and executed by Alex. Gascoyne. Digitized by Boston Photo in April 2013. CitationDB 0C6BEADE-91DB-475A-A652-D22918283C32.pdf Dawson, Charles Art

[Studio-Talk].
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The International Studio, v. 26 (1905), p. 260, ill. AI92300 Brief mention and illustration of cartoons for stained glass, designed by Nicole D'Ascenzo. Digitized by Boston Photo in April 2013. CitationDB 6F5729B3-78E2-410F-8374-E1CD08FEE363.pdf D'Ascenzo, Nicole Glass painting and

The Window Opening in Decoration.
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The International Studio, v. 26 (1905), pp. XIV-XIX, ill. AI92294 Use of stained glass windows in architecture, with focus on Tiffany Studios. Digitized by Boston Photo in April 2013. Includes CMoG object: 76.4.22, p. XV. CitationDB 6A0DD219-927D-4D04-9463-D70253331759.pdf Tiffany Studios Glass

[Sales catalog of pressed glass].
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O'Hara Glass Co., Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 54917 Pittsburgh, Pa.: O'Hara Glass Co., [n.d., between 1875-1890] (Pittsburgh: Armor Lithographing Co., Ltd.) 4 p.: chiefly ill.; 45 cm. O'Hara Glass Co Trade catalog. Only numbered patterns included. "Hand" knob shown on No. 17

[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) Trade catalog. Title from handwritten note on slip of paper laid in front, "Sketches of

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