All About Glass

All About Glass

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Éclairage.
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 54371 Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, 1905. 80 p.: ill. (some col.); 31 cm. Lighting: Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. (F-2403LG) Trade catalog.

[Trade cards of cut glass, probably 3 incomplete salesman's sets, ca. 1885-1900] / T.G. Hawkes & Co.
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T.G. Hawkes & Co., Corning, NY, USA, manufacturer. 53460 250 photographs on cards: entirely illustrated; 11 x 19 cm Hawkes, T.G., & Co. Obtained from Hawkes factory when it closed in 1962. Assembled and indexed by The Corning Museum of Glass Library, 1970. Accompanied by typewritten index

Fabrica de cristal Juan Giralt Laporta.
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Juan Giralt Laporta (Firm), Cornella de Llobregat (Barcelona), Spain 53102 Botamenes para farmacias Barcelona: Juan Giralt Laporta (Firm), [ca. 1900] [46] leaves: chiefly col. ill.; 19 x 28 cm. Bottles: Laporta, Juan Giralt (Firm), Barcelona, Spain. (F-9589B) Trade catalog. Dated by vendor; date

E.F. Holbrook & Bros., manufacturers of ornamental glass for railway cars, dwellings, churches, &c, &c, &c.: Also importers of French window, railway, picture, polished, and rough plate glass.
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E.F. Holbrook & Bros., New York, NY, USA, manufacturer. Hart, Chas., printer 53661 Illustrated catalogue of ornamental glass [3] p.: 29 plates; 24 x 27 cm. Flat glass: Holbrook, E.F., & Bros., New York, NY, USA. (F-154F) "We take pleasure in presenting herewith our "Illustrated

Artisti Barovier, Murano (Venezia), Fabbricatori perle, Veneziane-vetri, artistici-lampadari-appliques, riproduzione di musei.
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Barovier & Toso (Firm) Murano, Italy. 53218 Murano: Artisti Barovier, [1900?] 43 p.: entirely ill.; 19 x 29 cm. Lighting: Barovier & Toso (Firm), Murano, Italy. (F-9645LG) Cover title. Trade catalog. Company name printed on catalog as Artisti Barovier. Date may need to be reattributed.

Le panorama: [l'Exposition universelle de 1900].
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Baschet, Ludovic, 1834-1909. Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 (Paris, France) 51568 Paris: L. Baschet, [1899-1901] 30 v.: ill.; 28 x 35 cm. T804.C1 Title varies slightly. Nos. 4-20: Nouvelle série. "Will be complete in 30 numbers"--Pref. to no. 25. "Les livraisons 26 à

Catalogue, no. 2.
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 56960 Illustrated catalogue no. 2: fine china, art pottery, wedding gifts, rich cut glass. Fine china, art pottery, wedding gifts, rich cut glass New York: Higgins & Seiter, [1891-1892] 64 p.: ill.; 15 x 23 cm. Cut glass: Higgins & Seiter, New York,

Fine china, rich cut glass, catalogue no. 10.
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 53466 New York: Higgins & Seiter, 1899-1900. 251 p.: ill., plates (some col.); 13 x 23 cm. Cut glass: Higgins & Seiter, Inc., New York, NY, USA. (F-176C) Index included at the end. Clearwater C0068 Includes mirrors, silver mounted, novelties, gold

[Banner pattern catalog].
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John B. Higbee Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA. 52639 John B. Higbee Glass Co., manufacturers of crystal glass tableware, Bridgeville, PA Bridgeville, Pa.: John B. Higbee Glass Co., [1908-1912] (Pittsburgh, Pa.: Robt. Rawsthorne Engraving Co.) [15] p.: entirely ill.; 24 x 32 cm. Tableware: Higbee,

Steuben crystal.
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Steuben Glass (Firm) 52519 New York: Steuben Glass, inc., c1956. 38 pl., [2] p.: ill.; 26 cm. Cover title. Library bound catalog. Major engraved pieces (plates 20-38). Plates 17-38 include designer name and occasionally the name of the collection owning the piece. The last 2 pages list major

Lustrerie (illustration).
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 54376 Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, [n.d., 1900-1905] 92 pl.: ill. (little col.); 33 cm. Saint Louis, Cristalleries de, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. Trade

[Catalogue].
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O'Hara Glass Co., Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 52753 Pittsburgh, Pa.: O'Hara Glass Co., [ca. 1876-1880] 30 p.: entirely ill.; 24 x 31 cm. O'Hara Glass Co. Trade catalog. From the collection of Lowell Innes; dated in his publication: Pittsburgh Glass, p. 376 etc. Factory picture on front

H.C. Fry Glass Co., manufacturers of blanks, hand-made, blown and pressed.
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H.C. Fry Glass Company, Rochester, PA, USA. 53436 Catalogue of blanks Rochester, Pa.: H.C. Fry Glass Company, [1901-1920] 25 p.: ill.; 23 x 31 cm. Fry, H.C., Glass Company Differs from another catalogue, whose cover and title page titles are identical. The other catalogue is 30 p. of ware. The

Memorials in glass and stone.
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Tiffany Studios (New York, N.Y.) 53794 New York: Tiffany Studios, c1913. [101] p.: b&w plates; 22 cm. Tiffany Studios, New York, NY, USA. (F-1531F) Cover title. "This brochure is published as an advertising medium of our ecclesiastical department; to convey in text and illustrations some

[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) Title from handwritten note on slip of paper laid in front, "Sketches of etched glass. J. J.

Illustrated catalog and price-list: season 1893-1894.
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McKenney & Waterbury Co., Boston, MA, USA. 54212 Season 1893-1894 We light the world: manufacturers of piano, banquet and library lamps, kerosene chandeliers and lamp trimmings Boston, Mass.: McKenney & Waterbury Co., [ca. 1893] 67 p.: ill.; 38 cm. McKenney & Waterbury Co. Trade catalog

[Madora pattern catalog].
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John B. Higbee Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA, manufacturer. 52637 John B. Higbee Glass Co., manufacturers of crystal glass tableware, Bridgeville, Pa. 13 unnumbered leaves: illustrations; 24 x 32 cm Tableware: Higbee, John B., Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA. (F-8995T) Final page is 4 piece

Rich cut glass.
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T.B. Clark & Co., Honesdale, PA, USA. 53418 Honesdale, Pa.: T.B. Clark & Co., 1905 (Chicago, Ill.: Binner-Wells Company). 70 p.: ill.; 23 x 30 cm. T.B. Clark & Co., Honesdale, PA, USA. Clearwater C0020 Ware includes punch, whiskey, and water sets, bowls, mayonnaise bowl and plate, boat

Macbeth "Pearl Glass" and "Pearl Top" lamp glasses: catalogue no. 78.
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Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 54152 Pittsburgh, Pa.: Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, [n.d., 1905-1920?] 108 p.: ill.; 20 cm. F-3130LG Includes an index which tells what lamps and burners each chimney is for. Clearwater LG0139 Catalog is in poor condition with many loose and

The art of Steuben. Volume III / [designed by Mary Lou Littrell].
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Steuben Glass (Firm) 52524 Art of Steuben. Volume 3 New York: Steuben Glass, 1977. [84] p.: chiefly ill.; 26 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. "Since publication of... volume II, in late 1974, Steuben Glass has produced more than seventy new sculptural and engraved works, of which thirty are included

Album vitraux d'art.
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Société anonyme verreries de l'hermitage, Jumet, Belgium, manufacturer. 53850 Jumet, Belgium: Société anonyme verreries de l'hermitage, 1906. [14] p.: entirely col. ill.; 21 cm. Société anonyme verreries de l'hermitage, Jumet, Belgium. Cover title. Trade catalog. Designs for

Illustrated catalogue, 1904.
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United States Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 54996 Pittsburgh, Pa.: United States Glass Company, 1904. 142 p.: chiefly ill.; 26 x 40 cm. Rakow Library does not own original catalog. Trade catalog. Includes index. Clearwater T0562 Includes novelties, toys, colognes, show jars, inks,

[Catalog no. 2].
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Art Shade Co., Chicago, IL, USA. 57563 Chicago, Ill.: Art Shade Co., [n.d., 1914-1920] [26] 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. Similar to [Catalog no. 1], but generally more complicated designs with

Pris-courant over glasvarer fra Hurdal, Biri, Hadeland & Høviks glasværker.
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Christiania Glasmagasin, Christiania, Norway. Høviks glasværk. Hurdal glasværk. Biri glasværk. Hadeland glassverk 55606 Christiania Glasmagasin Christiania, Norway: Christiania Glasmagasin, 1883. 91, [1] p.: ill.; 22 cm. Hurdal, Biri, Hadeland & Høviks glasværker, Christiania, Norway. (F-10005T

Price list, November, 1888.
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Phoenix Glass Co., Monaca, PA, USA. 58433 Price list of arc and incandescent electric light globes, shades, & c. New York: Phoenix Glass Co., 1888. 6 p.: ill.; 20 cm. Phoenix Glass Co. Trade catalog. Accompanied by a letter from Phoenix Glass Company dated 6.18.1889 describing the mailing

Formen & Preise von Glaserzeugnissen der Meyr'schen Glasfabriken, Adolf & Leonorenhein in Boehmen.
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Johann Meyr (Firm), Adolf, Bohemia. 53573 Additional title from p. [3]: Brillant geschliffene becher=Bicchieri arruotati brillantati Adolf, Bohemia: Meyr'schen Glasfabriken, [n.d., 1832-1841] (Prague: C. Hennig) [12] p.: ill. (some col.); 25 cm. Meyr, Johann, (Firm) Title from page [1], with

[Sales catalogue].
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Robinson, Skinner & Co., Ltd., Warrington, England. 55383 Warrington, England: Robinson, Skinner & Co., Ltd., [1870-1900] 49 p.: ill.; 31 cm. Tableware: Robinson, Skinner & Co., Ltd., Warrington, England. (F-152T) Cover title. Trade catalog. Includes index. "Mersey Flint Glass

La décoration et les industries d'art à l'Exposition Universelle de 1900 / [par] Roger Marx.
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Marx, Roger, 1859-1913. 19759 Paris: Ch. Delagrave, 1901. vii, 130 p., 7 β. of plates: ill.; 33 cm. T804 Glassware: p.102-108. Bibliographical footnotes. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2012. Autographed copy. Special CorningDB 47F092CB-BB48-4257-9919-95188256C056.pdf Exposition

The romance of glass-making: a sketch of the history of ornamental glass / by Walter Gandy.
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Gandy, Walter. 18931 London: S.W. Partridge, 1898. vi,160 p.: ill.; 19 cm. NK5104 A digital copy of this book was made by Google from the original in the collection of New York Public Library. CMGL has a copy of the digital file on CD-ROM (BIB 119644, TP859.I33). Cage CorningDB 26407F94-BAAC-4B08

The Libbey Glass Company, manufacturers of highest quality glass blanks for heavy and light cutting and engraving. Hand made blown pressed ware, Toledo, Ohio, U.S.A.
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Libbey Glass Company, Toledo, OH, USA, manufacturer. 19425 Glass blanks for heavy and light cutting and engraving Blank catalog 5 leaves: 64 leaves of illustrations; 28 x 38 cm Cut glass: Libbey Glass Co., Toledo, OH, USA (F-18aC) Index at front, [4] leaves. Catalog pages are arranged in order of

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