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

Mirawal Catalog

Mirawal Catalog
Birdsboro Corporation. Circa 1961. Cement asbestos board.

Armstrong Data for Builders

Armstrong Data for Builders (1966)
Armstrong Cork Company. Asbestos flooring products: Vinyl-Asbestos Tile, Armstrong Asphalt Tile, and sheet vinyl corlon flooring.

Bestwall Tile Catalog

Bestwall Tile Catalog
Glass fiber reinforced tiles.

Cheney & Company Advertisement for Troegerlith Flooring

Cheney & Company Advertisement for Troegerlith Flooring
Circa 1924. Troegerlith Flooring, a Magnesite Asbestos Composition.

1953 Wagner Catalog AU500

1953 Wagner Catalog AU500 (1953)
Asbestos brake lining.

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