This is a delightful little tome for anyone who likes numbers,their significance and even a bit of mathematical curiosity thrown in.
There are many books around that deal with Numerology and particularly ones that use numbers and their associations to predict the future. The difference with this book is that it covers many more areas where numbers come into play.
It covers a lot of historical aspects and significience of numbers and many numbers that immediately bring to mind historical events, 1776 being an example.
It also touches on fields of Recreational Mathematics such as Magic Squares and even Magic Triangles.
There are even sections that deal with statistics for the Continents.