This item is a booklet with white pages and a light blue card stock cover. The title is on the front cover in dark blue print reading: "Transillumination of the Teeth and Gums." This is inside of a small square, and underneath the title, still in the square it says, "Sterling V. Mead D.D.S. Washington, D.C." also in dark blue print. Below the square, it reads: "Reprinted form October, 1928 issue The Dental Students' Magazine. 1928 Cameron's Publishing Company Six Sixty-Six West Division Street Chicago, U.S.A." in blue print. This booklet is bound by two staples on the left side. The back cover reads: "D-138" in small letters in the bottom left corner. There are 12 pages on smooth white paper providing information about the transillumination of teeth and gums in black ink. There are some images and diagrams also printed in black and white.