Asbestos Related Books, Catalogs, and Advertisements
Welcome to our website! We specialize in books and other documents that deal with the use of asbestos products or provide information about asbestos hazards. Our inventory includes old medical books and occupational health books dating back to the 1930s that mention asbestosis. Starting in the 1950s, some medical textbooks mention asbestos caused cancer and, beginning in the 1960s, mesothelioma.
Asbestos was used in a wide variety of products and many books and catalogs are available to document its use in building products, valves, piping, automobile parts, airplanes, U.S. Navy ships, and much more. Many of these books recommend sepecific guidelines for the product usage with detailed instructions or diagrams. In addition to books, we also have advertisements and brochures.
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In Stock - Rare Books, Catalogs, & Ads
Taylor Laminates Advertisement
3 Laminates with an Asbestos Base are described.
Vitricon Coatings and Chemicals Catalog
Circa 1968. Coatings for cement asbestos board.
Marlo Air Conditioning and Heating Brochure
Air conditioners contained an asbestos-asphalt mastic.
C. Robinson Mfg. Co Advertisement
Equipment for sifting and pulverizing asbestos.
Asbestos and Blue African Asbestos Packings.
The Eagle-Picher Lead Company Catalog
EAGLE 66 Insulating Cement contained asbestos.
Pathology of the Lung (2 Volume Set) (1978)
Information on the occurrence of lung cancer among those handling asbestos. It cites several studies or reports, one of which is from 1935.
Bigelow-Liptak Advertisement (1939)
Asbestos cement used in Bigelow-Liptak Unit-Suspended Walls for furnaces.
Cottrell Paper Company Advertisement (1961)
Copalam asbestos glass laminate insulation. Electrical Insulating Paper.
Ric-Wil Insulated Pipe Conduit Systems Brochure
Circa 1947. Pipe system contained asbestos felt insulation.
Lot of brochures showing Air Pollution Control Equipment
The Pentapure, from The Purity Corporation, was used in a Johns-Manville plant on an asbestos mixer.