Illustrations for latest edition of 'The Essential Blender'?

I have been playing with Blender for a few months and decided I would like to get more serious with it. I ordered the new book ‘The Essential Blender’ which also came with the version 2.44 cd.
I installed the software and started working my way through the book as a tutorial. However, I am having a some difficulty figuring out the illustrations. A combination of b/w illustrations, small illustration size and old eyes.

Are the illustrations available anywhere in color or larger size that a person might be able to view and/or download?