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The Art of Making Fine Glassware By Cambridge Glass Company
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The Cambridge Glass Company (1901-1954) was one of the leading manufacturers of American elegant glass. Along with Heisey and Fostoria, Cambridge glassware is a popular collectible today. Like these... More > other companies, Cambridge Glass produced promotional booklets to attract customers to their wares. “The Art of Making Fine Glassware” was published in 1939 and was kept in print until the company closed its doors. Along with a short history of the company and glassware in general, this booklet, unlike others, goes into details about the production of hand-made glassware and includes sections on the materials used in glass production, how colors are produced, blowing and pressing, etching, cutting and other forms of decorating. How to identify fine glassware, care for it and correctly use it on the table is also addressed in this informative booklet.< Less
Correct Wine & Table Service By Fostoria Glass Company
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The Fostoria Glass Company (1887-1983) was one of the leading manufacturers of American elegant glass. Its products are avidly collected and used today. “Correct Wine & Table Service”... More > is a promotional booklet published in 1934 that was sent to consumers on request. It contains twenty-six black and white illustrations along with two line drawings illustrating how to set the table for various occasions. This useful booklet was interned to provide customers with guidance on the proper use of glassware for breakfasts, lunches, teas, and dinners. At the same time it served as a sales tool to encourage customers to consider Fostoria glassware for all of their entertaining needs. The charming content of this booklet remains useful to this day as a reference for elegant table service. Also includes is an appendix of seven Fostoria advertisements from the period.< Less
The Little Book About Glassware By Fostoria Glass Company
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The Fostoria Glass Company (1887-1983) was one of the leading manufacturers of American elegant glass. Its products are avidly collected and used today. “The Little Book About Glassware”... More > is a promotional item published in 1925 that was sent to consumers on request. It contains one color and five black and white illustrations along with sixteen line drawings illustrating beautiful Fostoria glassware as well as suggestions for correct table place settings. This useful booklet was interned to provide customers with guidance on the proper use of glassware for breakfasts, lunches, teas, and dinners. At the same time it served as a sales tool to encourage customers to consider Fostoria glassware for all of their entertaining needs. The charming content of this booklet remains useful to this day as a reference for elegant table service and an interesting introduction to Fostoria glassware.< Less
Table Glass and How to Use It: A Handbook for the Hostess By A. H. Heisey & Co.
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A. H. Heisey & Co. (1896-1957) was an innovator and leader in the glassmaking industry. In addition to introducing hundreds of new designs in glassware and numerous improvements to the glass... More > production process, Heisey also pioneered new ways to market glassware as one of the first glass manufacturers to advertise directly to the public. In 1911 they produced “Table Glass and How to Use It: a Handbook for the Hostess” which was sent to customers on request and served as both a useful reference and a sales tool. As the early Heisey advertisements explained, this booklet “contains many helpful suggestions on effective table arrangement, lighting, decorations, correct serving, etc., and illustrates appropriate articles of Heisey’s Glassware.” This high-quality reprint of the original booklet contains nineteen clear black and white illustrations of Heisey glass along with the full original text.< Less
ENCYCLOPAEDIA of HEISEY ADVERTISING - Volume I: Newspaper Advertising By A. H. Heisey & Co.
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A. H. Heisey & Co. (1896-1957) was an innovator and leader in the glassmaking industry. In addition to introducing hundreds of new designs in glassware and numerous improvements to the glass... More > production process, Heisey also pioneered new ways to market glassware as one of the first glass manufacturers to advertise directly to the public. This initial volume of a 3-part set covers Heisey newspaper advertising. This advertising is distinct from Heisey advertising to the public and the trade in that the bulk of the advertisements were not placed by A. H. Heisey & Co., but by the businesses that sold Heisey glassware, such as department stores, jewelers and hardware stories. The material reproduced in this volume is intended to provide a representative collection of the advertisements that were placed for Heisey glassware by the businesses that directly sold the product to the public.< Less
ENCYCLOPAEDIA of HEISEY ADVERTISING - Volume II: Advertising to the Public By A. H. Heisey & Co.
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A. H. Heisey & Co. (1896-1957) was an innovator and leader in the glassmaking industry. In addition to introducing hundreds of new designs in glassware and numerous improvements to the glass... More > production process, Heisey also pioneered new ways to market glassware as one of the first glass manufacturers to advertise directly to the public. This second volume of a 3-part set covers Heisey print advertising to the public. Between 1911 and 1954, Heisey created over 300 different ads directed to the general public and placed them in magazines in more than 800 instances. Ads were placed in several well-known magazines and journals such as Good Housekeeping and Ladies’ Home Journal, as well as more specialized publications such as The Fra and Boston Cooking-School Magazine. This volume presents clear reproductions of almost all of the known ads in a chronological format so that the ads may be experienced as they were placed and as the company grew.< Less
Heisey Design Patents By A. H. Heisey & Co.
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A. H. Heisey & Co. (1896-1957) was an innovator and leader in the glassmaking industry. During its years of operation, Heisey introduced hundreds of new designs in glassware and numerous... More > improvements to the glass production process. This volume presents 219 Heisey design patents ranging in date from 1897 to 1953. Patents enrich the Heisey glass collecting experience because they help to illustrate the details of the design that are sometimes easy to overlook in the finished product. Each patent consists of two or more pages providing one or more illustrations followed by a text description.< Less
Heisey Invention Patents By A. H. Heisey & Co.
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A. H. Heisey & Co. (1896-1957) was an innovator and leader in the glassmaking industry. During its years of operation, Heisey introduced hundreds of new designs in glassware and numerous... More > improvements to the glass production process. This volume presents 54 Heisey invention patents ranging in date from 1879 to 1948. It also includes appendices for 7 trademark patents and 29 design patents. Patents enrich the Heisey glass collecting experience because they help to illustrate the details of the design that are sometimes easy to overlook in the finished product. Invention patents illustrate the commitment Heisey had towards continuous improvement of the production process and the final product. Each patent consists of two or more pages providing one or more illustrations followed by a text description.< Less
Choosing Your Crystal Pattern By A. H. Heisey & Co.
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A. H. Heisey & Co. (1896-1957) was an innovator and leader in the glassmaking industry. In addition to introducing hundreds of new designs in glassware and numerous improvements to the glass... More > production process, Heisey also pioneered new ways to market glassware as one of the first glass manufacturers to advertise directly to the public. Heisey produced and distributed informational booklets that served as reference guides on how to use table glassware and as sales tools. “Choosing Your Crystal Pattern” was one of these booklets and focused on the Bridal market. It highlights various patterns of stemware along with popular cuttings and etchings and includes sections on the history of Heisey and fine glassware in general. A back pocket was used to store separate brochures on individual patterns, cuttings and etchings. Brides would obtain a copy and select from the available brochures to help them choose a crystal service to go along with their choice of china. This reprint includes the booklet and 29 brochures.< Less
Gifts of Glassware By A. H. Heisey & Co.
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A. H. Heisey & Co. (1896-1957) was an innovator and leader in the glassmaking industry. In addition to introducing hundreds of new designs in glassware and numerous improvements to the glass... More > production process, Heisey also pioneered new ways to market glassware as one of the first glass manufacturers to advertise directly to the public. In the 1920’s, during the height of popularity of colored glassware, they produced “Gifts of Glassware” which was sent to customers on request to illustrate the wide variety of glassware and colors offered by Heisey. This high-quality reprint of the 1930 edition of the booklet contains fifty black and white illustrations of Heisey glass along with the full original text. Also included is a reprint of a brochure illustrating the Tudor pattern.< Less

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