I do not know much about Rabbi Turetzky, sometimes spelled Turetsky. He is another of Britain’s forgotten rabbis. There were other Rabbis called Turetzky, and they are probably part of the same family, but I have not been able to connect them and would appreciate information. All I really know is that he was a slaughterer and kashrus supervisor in Glasgow.
This book was printed by Joseph Porton in Leeds, on poor quality paper, with some pages slightly misaligned, suggesting a cheap printing job – perhaps there were limited finances available. However it does have two nice haskomos (approbations), from Rabbi Yaakov Rabinowitz and from Rabbi Samuel Yitzchok Hillman.
However, having said that little is known about the author of the book, I found this in the Jewish Chronicle:
This book in English was published in 1922, and you can read a copy by clicking here.
Here are some pages from Bais Yisroel: