The souvenir books (or buku chenderamata) make enlightening reading for those interested in the history and adat istiadat of the Perak royal house. The book contains:
1. a brief description on how a Perak sultan is chosen
2. the istiadat pertabalan and a description of the various ceremonies
3. information on the Perak regalia
4. the history of the Perak sultanate
5. a list of dignities awarded by the Perak sultan
The official website of The DYMM Sultan Perak’s Office contains a similar appraisal of the subjects described in these books.