"Initiative is doing the right thing without being told" That is the idea behind Elbert Hubbard's world renowned pamphlet "A Message to Garcia." The original manuscript was printed in the March 1899 issue of the Philistine, and has been used for decades as a message of motivation and initiative. The popular publication has been printed in over 37 languages and would go on to sell more than 9 million copies. This version is hardbound with a dark green and gold cover and contains the complete essasy in black and red text. The book measure 4 1/4 x 6 3/4.