All About Glass

All About Glass

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Vitraux d'art.
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Felix Gaudin (Firm), Paris, France. 55627 Paris: Felix Gaudin (Firm), [n.d., 1905-1910] [8] p., 24 pl.: chiefly ill.; 22 cm Flat: Gaudin, Felix (Firm), Paris, France. (F-10026F) Cover title. Trade catalog. Felix Gaudin is the successor to Eugene Oudinot. Cover design by E. Grasset. Catalog includes

China & cut glass, catalog no. 17.
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 52921 China and cut glass, catalog no. 17 New York: Higgins & Seiter, [1907-1908] 35 p.: ill.; 25 cm. Cut glass: Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA (F-9360C) Trade catalog. Index at end. Cut glass: p. 3-19. "The cut glass is American--the very

Fine china, rich cut glass, catalogue no. 8.
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 56791 New York: Higgins & Seiter, [1897-1898] 198 p.: ill.; 14 x 22 cm. Cut glass: Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA (F-13628C) Trade catalog. Index, p. 194-198. Rich cut glass, sterling silver mounted rich cut glass, Bohemian glass novelties,

Observations sur le vase qu'on conservait à Gênes sous le nom de sacro catino et sur la note publiée sur ce vase par M. Millin / par Le chevr. Bossi.
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Bossi, Luigi, 1758-1835. Millin, A. L. (Aubin Louis), 1759-1818. 45182 Turin: [s.n.], 1807. (Jean Giossi) xxiv, 234 p., 2 p. of plates; 21 cm. NK5107 "Avec des recherches, et des dissertations sur l'émeraude des anciens, sur l'art de la verrerie chez les égyptiens, les grecs et les

Éclairage-électricité.
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 54372 Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, [1883] 32 p., plates 450-475, 480-485 (some col.); 33 cm. Lighting: Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. (F-2400LG)

[Design books of an unidentified Bohemian factory].
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55116 [S.l. s.n. 1865?-1905?] 7 v. in 6 (10, 11, 16, 24, 6, 12, 9) leaves: entirely ill. (some col.); 54 cm. TP868 Trade catalog. Location, factory, date not indicated. Style of ware and German writing indicate a Bohemian factory, ca. 1890. Czech curators visiting the library in the late 1990s

Villeroy & Boch Kristalfabrik Wadgassen.
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Villeroy & Boch, Wadgassen, Germany. 52730 Wadgassen: Villeroy & Boch, [1931] [ca. 71] p.: ill., map; 16 x 22 cm. Villeroy & Boch Cover title. Trade catalog. Includes prices. There are two different versions of page 15 included. Primarily stemware, goblets, decanters, roemers.

Massachusetts pattern.
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United States Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 54997 Pittsburgh, Pa.: United States Glass Company, [ca. 1898] [16] p.: entirely ill.; 28 x 36 cm. United States Glass Company Trade catalog. Ref.: Welker. "Pressed glass in America." 1985. p. 407. Contents may be difficult to read due to

St. Louis Crystal Glass Co., Munzthal St. Louis, Lorraine, Germany.
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 53236 [General catalog] Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, [n.d., 1900-1903] ca. [62] leaves: entirely ill. (some col.); 18 x 28 cm Tableware: Saint Louis, Cristalleries de, Munzthal-Saint Louis, Germany (F-9691T) Cover

Rochester Cut Glass Co., established 1896: manufacturers of rich cut tumblers, sherbets, finger bowls & stemware / Rochester Cut Glass Co.
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Rochester Cut Glass Co., Rochester, PA, USA, manufacturer. 53541 Manufacturers of rich cut tumblers, sherbets, finger bowls, and stemware 28 pages: illustrations (some color); 18 cm Rochester Cut Glass Co., Rochester, PA, USA. Suggested date provided by the American Cut Glass Association. Discount

The art of Steuben. Volume II / [designed by Mary Lou Littrell].
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Steuben Glass (Firm) 52523 Art of Steuben. Volume 2 New York: Steuben Glass, 1974. [84] p.: chiefly ill.; 26 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. CMGL c. 1 accompanied by memo dated August 2, 1974 regarding advance copies of "The art of Steuben", Volume II; Price list dated Autumn 1974-- Price list

1894 supplemental price list. Whitall, Tatum & Co. manufacturers of druggists', chemists' and perfumers' glassware, manufacturers, importers and jobbers of druggists' sundries.
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Whitall Tatum Company, Millville, NJ, USA. 52486 Whitall, Tatum & Co. manufacturers of druggists', chemists' and perfumers' glassware, manufacturers, importers and jobbers of druggists' sundries. Supplemental price list Millville, N.J.: Whitall, Tatum & Co., c1894. 28 p.

Christmas gifts.
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Higgins & Seiter New York, NY, USA. 56861 Gifts New York: Higgins & Seiter, [1910?] [8] p.: ill.; 15 cm. Cut glass: Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA (F-13998C) Trade catalog. Catalog is bound with white cord and has a thin, transparent sheet over cover. Catalog is undated; date is

Fortuna line [catalog].
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John B. Higbee Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA. 52638 Bridgeville, Pa.: John B. Higbee Glass Co., [1908-1913] (Pittsburgh, Pa.: Robert Rawsthorne Eng. Co.) [11] leaves: entirely ill.; 24 x 32 cm. Tableware: Higbee, John B., Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA. (F-8981T) Trade catalog. Page [4]

Catalogue of blown and rich cut glassware / manufactured by the New England Glass Works, W. L. Libbey & Son, Boston, Mass., U.S.A.
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New England Glass Works, Boston, MA, USA, manufacturer. W.L. Libbey & Son. 53519 Blown and rich cut glassware 2 volumes in 1: 16 plates; 24 x 30 cm. New England Glass Works Catalog is not dated, however title page has "June, 1886" handwritten in pencil; and cover appears to have had

The Rochester Cut Glass Co., office and works, Rochester, Pa.: manufacturers of rich cut glass tumblers, finger bowls, sherbets, champagne and whiskey tumblers, water bottles and cut bar bottles.
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Rochester Cut Glass Co., Rochester, PA, USA, manufacturer. 53542 Manufacturers of rich cut glass tumblers, finger bowls, sherbets, champagne and whiskey tumblers, water bottles and cut bar bottles. 47 pages: illustrations; 20 x 27 cm Cut glass: Rochester Cut Glass Co., Rochester, PA, USA. (F-179C)

Glassware for gas, incandescent, arc and electric lighting.
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Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., Brooklyn, NY, USA. 54063 Catalogue no. 12 Glassware for gas and electric lighting Brooklyn, N.Y.: Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., [n.d., between 1904-1910] (New York: Chas. E. Fitchett) [6] p., 67 leaves of plates; 30 x 36 cm. Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co. Trade catalog. Includes

Corlies, Macy & Co., stationers, blank book manufacturers, printers and lithographers: importers and dealers in foreign and domestic stationery, writing papers, envelopes, pocket books, fancy goods, inks, & c.
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Corlies, Macy & Co., New York, NY, USA. 40216 Importers and dealers in foreign and domestic stationery, writing papers, envelopes, pocket books, fancy goods, inks, & c. Catalogue of stationery New York: Corlies, Macy & Co., [1874] 55, [1] p.: ill. (some col.); 27 cm. Corlies, Macy &

The Albert Sechrist Mfg. Co.: special designs.
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Albert Sechrist Manufacturing Company, Denver, CO, USA. 40136 Special designs Denver, Colo.: Albert Sechrist Manufacturing Company, [n.d., 1915?] 31 plates: ill.; 37 cm. Albert Sechrist Manufacturing Company, Denver, CO, USA. Trade catalog. Cover title. Dated by previous owner. Loose plates of

F. & C. Osler, glass chandelier and table glass manufacturers.
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F. & C. Osler (Firm), Birmingham, England. 54340 Birmingham: F. & C. Osler, [ca. 1900] [12] leaves: tables; 16 x 21 cm. Lighting: Osler, F. & C., Birmingham, England. (F-73LG) Cover title. Trade catalog. Catalog has been flooded and is disbound. Clearwater LG0322 Prices for electroliers

Mt. Washington Glass Co., manufacturers of rich cut and fine blown table ware, colored and ornamental glassware in great variety. Fine decorated vases, shades and globe for gas and oil fixtures, crystal chand's., railroad and electrical goods a specialty.
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Mount Washington Glass Works, New Bedford, MA, USA. 54225 Also known as: [Chandelier catalog] New Bedford, Mass.: Mount Washington Glass Works, [ca. 1887] [9] p.: ill.; 36 x 30 cm. Mount Washington Glass Works Title from cover (or possibly title page). Trade catalog. Company name as printed on

Articles divers (illustrations).
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 55391 Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, 1908. 2 leaves, 58 plates: ill. (some col.); 28 cm. Tableware: Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. (F-2407T) Trade

Album de los productos de la fabrica de vidrios huecos, blancos y de color.
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Cifuentes y Pola, Gijon, Spain. 55097 Gijon, Spain: Cifuentes y Pola, [n.d., 189-?] 13 pl., 22 p.: entirely ill.; 26 cm Cifuentes y Pola, Gijon, Spain. Cover title. Trade catalog. 13 plates followed by a 22 page price list bound at end. Clearwater T0658 Includes lighting glassware, pharmaceutical

Garnitures de toilette et articles divers de toilette (tarification). Edition 1916.
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Compagnie des cristalleries de Baccarat, Paris, France. 55052 Paris, France: Compagnie des cristalleries de Baccarat, 1916. 93, [3] p.; 33 cm. 1916 ed. Baccarat, Compagnie des cristalleries de, Paris, France. Trade catalog. Price list for "Garnitures de toilette et articles divers de toilette

Kunst-Anstalt fur Glasmalerei und Kunstglaserei für Kirchen- und Profanbau.
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Dr. Heinrich Oidtmann (Firm), Linnich, Germany. 53873 Linnich, Germany: Dr. Heinrich Oidtmann & Cie, [ca. 1890] 39 p.: ill. (some col., some fold.); 34 cm. Oidtmann (Firm), Dr. Heinrich Designs for stained glass, including a large number of border patterns. Some designs have been hand colored.

Éclairage-electricité.
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 54373 Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, [ca. 1900] 71 p., plates 450-482, A, B (some col.); 33 cm. Lighting: Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. (F-2401LG)

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.

Grand Dépôt de porcelaines, faïences & verreries.
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Grand Dépôt (Firm), Paris, France. Enault, Louis, 1824-1900. 55151 Grand Dépôt de porcelaines, faïences et verreries Paris: E. Bourgeois, [n.d., 1885?] (Paris: Charles Verneau) [52] p.: plates (chiefly col.); 36 cm. Grand Dépôt (Firm) Trade catalog. Includes prices. Grand Dépôt is a retail

[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

Designs for embossed glass.
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Pilkington Brothers, Ltd., St. Helens, England. 58605 St. Helens, Lancashire: Pilkington Brothers, Ltd., 1904. [2] leaves, [18] leaves of plates: chiefly col. ill.; 24 x 31 cm. Tableware: Pilkington Brothers, Ltd., St. Helens, Lancashire, England. (F-16938T) Cover title. Trade catalog. Date from

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