I found this book in a bargain bin for 15 bucks years ago. Then it became really hard to find and used copies were going for $300 and more. I was fortunate enough to apprentice for several years with master screen printer Norman Lassiter (mentioned in the book and partnered with Mr.Meisel) who developed the step posterization process that many of the painters in this book used for their fine art reproductions. Whether or not you agree with the overall relevance of Photorealism in the context of modern art history, this hefty volume offers a very complete, high image quality document of a period in painting that can not be denied, at least for the level of technical skill and patience that was required to produce it. It is well worth having on any art book collector's shelf.