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

Super Sky Products Co Catalog

Super Sky Products Co Catalog
Asbestos cloth used in skylight assembly.

Clyde Iron Works Inc Advertisement

Clyde Iron Works Inc Advertisement
Circa 1954. Hoists had asbestos lined brakes.

The Ruberoid Co. Advertisement for Insulating Products

The Ruberoid Co. Advertisement for Insulating Products
Asbestos papers, Imperial Pipe Covering, Asbestos Cements and more.

Flame X Control Corp Catalog

Flame X Control Corp Catalog
Circa 1968. Asbestos felt mentioned.

Tnemec Coatings Brochure

Tnemec Coatings Brochure
Asbestos Roof Coating

USG Mineral Fiber Insulation Products & Insulation Board Catalogs

USG Mineral Fiber Insulation Products & Insulation Board Catalogs (1961)
Describes use of asbestos cement board and asbestos shingles.

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