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Author Name:    BREARLEY, Harry Chase

Title:   Symbol of Safety : An Interpretative Study of a Notable Institution Organized for Service - Not Profit

Publisher:    Doubleday, Page & Company, Garden City, N.Y., 1923, 

Seller ID:   104499

BREARLEY, Harry Chase. A Symbol of Safety : An Interpretative Study of a Notable Institution Organized for Service - Not Profit. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1923. First Edition. Pp (4),v-xiv,1-290, frontispiece + 68 pp plates. Index. 8vo, green cloth spine, green paper covered boards, black lettering to white paper label to spine. (Underwriters Laboratories is a safety consulting and certification company headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois. It was established in 1894. Contents : 1. Humanity and Hazard. 2. The New Note of Precaution. 3. The Physical Side of Fire Prevention.4. The Genesis of Underwriters' Laboratories. 5. The Home of the Laborator ies. 6. The Significance of the Label. 7. Winning the Label. 8. Fighting Fires That Are Not Prevented. 9. Building to Last, Not to Burn. 10. Safeguarding "The Universal Servant". 11. A Department That Outgrew Its Name. 12. The Study of Chemical Problems. 13. How Safes Are Made Safe. 14. Making Burglary More Difficult. 15. Protecting Life and Limb. 16. The Safety of Cars and Their Passengers. 17. Certifying Aircraft and Pilots. 18. Underwriters' Laboratories and Human Welfare. Covers splayed, covers rubbed and browned, spine spotted, paper label browned, binding shaky, else good. 25.00


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