Ambler, PA: Asbestos Shingle, Slate And Sheathing Co., 1927. First edition. Staplebound Wraps. Octavo, pp. 40, illustrated with color and b/w drawings and photographs. Very Good. Item #19261
Includes directions for several different methods of installation of roofing shingles, such as honeycomb, straight laid, and French diagonal. Samples of the colors are printed in the text, and several exterior photographs of buildings with Ambler products are included to showcase the quality of the building materials, including an interior view of the Bureau of Power and Light for Los Angeles. A fascinating window into early 20th-century use of asbestos.