This was made for the LuxRender 1.0 splash screen competition. The idea was an fictional ultimate book about physically based and unbiased rendering. This book would be supported by LuxRender shown as book supports. Books about other older rendering techniques are obsolete and history.
It didn’t win but it got used for ver 1.2 instead.
Download .blend file here.
Blender 2.63 and Luxrender 1.0dev