All About Glass

All About Glass

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Porcelaines, cristaux / A La Paix.
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A La Paix, Paris, France. 55034 30 unnumbered pages: illustrations (some color); 23 cm A La Paix Art Nouveau graphic design used in the catalog. Clearwater T0595 Ware consists chiefly of sets of decanters and drinking vessels; also toilet bottles, one punch bowl and one piece of Gallé furniture

[Catalog no. 3].
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Art Shade Co., Chicago, IL, USA. 57564 Chicago, Ill.: Art Shade Co., [n.d., 1914-1920?] [53] p.: col. ill.; 25 x 31 cm. Art Shade Co., Chicago, IL, USA. Trade catalog. Catalog dated by previous owner. Blue tone prints on paper; all copies of pages in [Catalog no. 1] Includes leaded, bent panel,

Hawkes cut glass.
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T.G. Hawkes & Co. 53453 [Corning, N.Y. T. G. Hawkes & Co., n.d., ca. 1900] (Cincinnati: Procter & Collier Co.) 27, [4] p.: ill.; 17 cm. TP853.N6 A promotional booklet. Includes descriptions of cutting and engraving glass and principal Hawkes pattern names, illustrations of various

Whitall, Tatum & Co., glass manufacturers: druggists, chemists and perfumers glassware, druggists sundries.
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Whitall Tatum Company, Millville, NJ, USA. 40836 Druggists, chemists and perfumers glassware, druggists sundries Price list 1881 Philadelphia and New York: Whitall, Tatum & Co., 1881. 80 p.: ill.; 25 cm. Whitall Tatum Company Trade catalog. Includes stoppers, bottles, moulds for insertion of

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

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

Poetry in crystal: interpretations in crystal of thirty-one new poems by contemporary American poets / by Steuben Glass.
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Steuben Glass (Firm) Poetry Society of America. 59401 [New York: Steuben Glass, 1963] 1st ed. 86 p. ill.; 28 cm. Steuben Archive A collaboration with the Poetry Society of America. Biographical sketches of the poets and the artists: p. 77-86. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben

Rich cut glass and fine china.
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 53469 Fine china & cut glass Fine china and cut glass New York: Higgins & Seiter, [1902-1903] 245 p.: ill.; 14 x 22 cm. Cut glass: Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. (F-177C) Index included. Clearwater C0071 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in

Ornamental street lighting and Alba globes.
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Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 52406 Pittsburgh, Pa.: Macbeth-Evans Glass Co., c1912. 32 p.: ill.; 28 cm. Lighting: Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. (F-8720LG) Trade catalog. Includes photographs of day and night views of several cities. "Alba is a white

China & cut glass, catalog no. 20.
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 53467 China and cut glass New York: Higgins & Seiter, [1910-1911] 64 p.: ill.; 25 cm. Cut glass: Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. (F-182C) Includes index. Illustrates silver and silver-deposited ware. Clearwater C0069 Digitized by Boston Photo

Illuminating glassware: Luna.
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H. Northwood Co., Wheeling, WV, USA. 52850 Luna Wheeling, W.Va.: H. Northwood Co., [1913-1914?] 60 p.: ill. (1 col.); 24 cm. Lighting: Northwood, H., Co., Wheeling, WV, USA. (F-9255LG) Trade catalog. "No glare. Soft as moonlight. Restful to the eyes, and in every way the most up-to-the-minute

General catalogue.
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John B. Higbee Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA, manufacturer. 52635 Also on cover: HIG: the mark of quality 64 numbered pages: illustrations; 24 x 32 cm Tableware: Higbee, John B., Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA. (F-8974T) Cover title. Includes the following patterns: Colonial, Gala, Iris, and

Verrerie de Monthey [catalog].
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Contat & Cie, Monthey, Switzerland. 55101 Monthey, Switzerland: Contat & Cie, [1910] 35 plates: entirely ill.; 30 cm. Contat & Cie, Monthey, Switzerland. Trade catalog. For correlating price list, see: Prix-courant, 1910. Clearwater T0662 Includes drinking vessels, decanters, show jars,

Supplement no. 1 to catalogue no. 5.
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Monongah Glass Co., Fairmont, WV, USA. 57176 Fairmont, W.Va.: Monongah Glass Co., Jan. 1, 1916. 38 p.: ill.; 36 cm. R-798 Trade catalog. Includes institutional tumblers, stemware, also etched stemware, reamer, decanters, plates, candlesticks, and more. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July 2010

Structure revealed: glass designs by David Dowler.
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Steuben Glass (Firm) 41290 New York: Steuben, 1997. 32 pages: colored illustrations; 21 x 21 cm NK5198.D73 Price list laid in. Essay by Thomas Hoving. C. 2 and c. 4 signed by artist. Price list laid in. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Exhibition, Steuben Gallery, New

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

Preis-Verzeichniss für Hohlglas-Waaren / Wilhelm Schiedt.
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Wilhelm Schiedt (Firm), Leipzig, Germany. 55424 17 pages, 37 plates: illustrations; 26 cm Tableware: Schiedt, Wilhelm, Leipzig, Germany. (F-7352T) Schiedt was not a manufacturer, but a small dealer of glass prior to 1900. Prices included. Clearwater T0977 Includes pressed plates, butter dishes,

Services de table. Supplement. [Edition for France]
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 55694 Alsace-Lorraine: Compagnie des Verreries et Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Janvier 1895. 33 p.: entirely ill.; 34 cm. Tableware: Saint Louis, Compagnie des Verreries et Cristalleries de, Alsace-Lorraine. (F-9882T) Trade catalog. Includes

Lamp-chimneys.
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Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Cheltenham Press. 54149 Index to lamp-chimneys, 1904 Pittsburgh, Pa.: Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, c1903 (New York: Cheltenham Press) 61 p.: ill.; 15 cm. F-3153LG Cover title. Booklet provides advice on the care of lamps. "Macbeth engraved on

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 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,

[Mirrors].
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Maison Pagny (Firm), Paris, France. 45254 [Paris: Maison Pagny, n.d., 1880-1900?] [46] p.: ill.; 16 x 26 cm. Maison Pagny Trade catalog. Spine title, handwritten on applied label. Maison Pagny may be a distributor and not the manufacturing firm. Mounted photographs entirely of mirrors, each

Whitall, Tatum & Co., manufacturers of druggists', chemists' and perfumers' glassware: manufacturers and jobbers of druggists' sundries.
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Whitall Tatum Company, Millville, NJ, USA. 40612 Price list, 1886 Philadelphia, New York and Boston: Whitall, Tatum & Co., 1886. 148 p.: ill. (some col.); 25 cm. Whitall Tatum Company Trade catalog. Index, p. 2-5. Pages 43-46 in color. Includes colognes, perfumes, mortars and pestles, barber

Tarif: carafes & bouteilles unies & de fantaisie, carafes demi-cristal gravées & taillées & fantaisies décorees, articles divers pour distillateurs, confiseurs & bouteilles a lait.
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Legras & Cie, Saint Denis, France. 55632 Carafes & bouteilles unies & de fantaisie, carafes demi-cristal gravées & taillées & fantaisies décorees, articles divers pour distillateurs, confiseurs & bouteilles a lait Microfiche header: [Catalog of bottles] Verreries &

Lighting glassware: cut glass.
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Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., Brooklyn, NY, USA. 52721 Cut glass Brooklyn, N.Y.: Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., [1921-1931] (New York: Thos. B. Brooks) 32 p.: ill.; 31 cm. Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co. Trade catalog. Index, p. 32. Extensively annotated in pencil, especially "No blanks at G[reen] Point.

Moulures.
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 55398 Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, 1905. 1 v.: ill. (some col.); 31 cm. Tableware: Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. (F-2402T) Trade catalog. Index at

Portable electric lamps.
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Pittsburgh Lamp, Brass & Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 40870 Pittsburgh, Pa.: Pittsburgh Lamp, Brass & Glass Company, [n.d., 1921] 67 p.: col. ill.; 27 cm. Pittsburgh Lamp, Brass & Glass Company Cover title. Trade catalog. Index, p. 2. Accompanied by: Electric portable price list,

Tarif des produits de Familleureux, 1888.
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Verreries Réunies, S.A., Familleureux, Belgium. 55571 Familleureux, Belgium: S.A. Verreries Reunies, 1888-[1936?] (Bruxelles: E.M. Rossel) [ca. 115] leaves: ill.; 37 cm. Verreries Réunies, S.A. Trade catalog. Hand-created catalog of cut and pasted printed catalog illustrations with blank spaces.

Enclosing globes / Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co.
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Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., Brooklyn, NY, USA, manufacturer. 52720 16 pages: illustrations; 26 cm Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co. Index, p. 16. Features plain and decorated Polycase enclosing globes, also Celestialite. "Polycase, as the name implies, is an alabaster cased glass composed of layers of

Rapport du Jury central sur les produits de l'industrie française / présenté à S.E.M. le comte Decazes; rédigé par M.L. Costaz.
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Costaz, Louis, baron, 1767-1842. Exposition des produits de l'industrie française (5th: 1819: Paris, France). Jury central. 51561 Binder's spine title, c. 2: Exposition de 1819: industrie française Paris: Imp. royale, 1819. xxiv, 492 p.; 22 cm. T799 1819 Includes index. C. 1 digitized

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