Housewiring is not something to learn from a book, with or without pictures. It is a serious business, as well as electrical regs. it must conform to building regs. also.
If you are determined to DIY then see: (W3 tlc-direct.co.uk)
'BK DIG' Domestic electrical installation Guide @ £15.95 &
'BK GBR' Guide to the Building Regulations @ £17.00
Or try one of the 5Day wonder short courses on offer at many colleges.
DIY how to tutorial projects and guides - Did you know we have a DIY Projects section? Well, if no, then we certainly do! Within this area of our site have literally hundreds of how-to guides and tutorials that cover a huge range of home improvement tasks. Each page also comes with pictures and a video to make completing those jobs even easier!