Originally Posted by dreamkatcha
They're doing themselves a major disservice in that case by associating themselves with these visual compendium books. You have to be prepared to delve into the finer details to see the wood from the trees, which most casual browsers won't have the patience for.
Yeah, I get what you mean.
Personally I rather like the name (and he's done several books in the same series now so it kinda sticks I suppose), but I get why others might think it's just about pictures.
But for clarity: these books are kind of in between a 'pure historical book' and a 'visual compendium'. There are plenty of pictures, but also lots of text. I was actually surprised at the volume of text in the C64 version of the book, considering the name (which proves your point I guess).