But you haven't actually bought one of those, have you, Russ?
Actually, Rob, I have. But, as Elliott Erwitt said about the time he printed two negatives sandwiched together: "I was [young], didn't know any better, and I soon got over it."
I bought the Adobe book for PS 7 and it was so opaque that I didn't even play the cd that came stuck inside it, never mind buy the programme!
Yes. Adobe's "classroom in a book" books all have two things in common: (1) they're way over-priced, and (2) they'd be no bargain at half the price.