London. The Rubber Growers’ Association, Inc., 1928.
first & last. Photo-illustrated booklet in brown paper wraps, 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches, 52 text pp. and, at rear, xii pages of advertising. An all-inclusive discussion of rubber products circa 1928; booklet in very good clean condition. Title page text reads: "Being a Compendium of the Domestic, Sports and General Uses of Rubber." The booklet opens with a short history of rubber production, examining resources initially found in Brazil, Malaya, and India. Following this Introductory material, the booklet examines (exhaustively) the utility of rubber in the home: flooring, sponges, rubber flowers, sponge rubber cushions, rubber brushes, hot water bottles, clothing, footwear, and much more. Compelling reading for rubber fanciers. Item #54888