From the Asbestos Industry Regulations 1931 and their background to post-1970 developments. Chapter 1 is based on the author’s 1998 paper in Medical History, “Too Little, Too Late? The Home Office and the Asbestos Industry Regulations, 1931”. Dark grey cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, grey dustjacket, 386 pages, 14 tables in run of text. Condition: A little dust soiling to the external edges of the text block, a little edge wear to the jacket, otherwise as new.