What is Version Prefix and where to find it?

What is Version prefix and where to find it ?
Also can I use this book ?

Version Prefix is a prefix that you prepend in the process of generating a Bitcoin Address. Different Bitcoin type calls for different Version Prefix.

There are many types of Bitcoin address. The most popular type of Bitcoin address is some hash of a public key. This popular type of address is referred as Pubkey Hash. If you’re making a Bitcoin Address of this type, then you’ll need to prepend its corresponding Version Prefix in the process of generating a Bitcoin Address.

You can find a list of Address Prefix here.

You can use it but the version is old. It may be worthwhile to get a newer version from Amazon if you’re serious:

Mastering Bitcoin
by Andreas M. Antonopoulos
Published by O’Reilly Media, Inc., 2014