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

Draft Control Products Brochure

Draft Control Products Brochure
Walker Venturi-Top fits transite pipe.

Johns-Manville Transformer Insulation Advertisement

Johns-Manville Transformer Insulation Advertisement (1967)
Johns-Manville asbestos insulation types Quinorgobord & R-4 Quinorgo used in General Electric transformers.

Raybestos-Manhattan Inc Advertisement

Raybestos-Manhattan Inc Advertisement
Add for their extra-long spinning grade asbestos fibers.

Conversion Oil Burner Installations

Conversion Oil Burner Installations (1947)
Asbestos flake, asbestos rope, and moist asbestos use.

Vogt Catalog F-11

Vogt Catalog F-11 (1970)
Asbestos used for packings and gaskets.

The Armstrong Steam Trap: Catalog F

The Armstrong Steam Trap: Catalog F (1930)
Asbestos ring gasket used in Armstrong Forged Steel Steam Traps. Asbestos will withstand high temperatures.

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