If you want to know knoe to write an excuse to a teacher or any other kind of letter, how to test ore for gold, silver or copper, how to make mock turtle soup, how to cure drunkenness, how to tell the age of cattle, the fate of the apostles or any other random thing then this is the book for you. Copywright in 1908 this book revelas how early 20th century people though about everything. A very interesting read in itself, but also good for the altered artist as the cover is quite ornate and attractive. The book is starting to come loose from the binding at either end, but it is still in pretty good shape. 8.25 x 6 x 2.25"...will be shipped media mail for lower shipping cost.