No, but it will provide a bridge for the novice to cross on the way to becoming an expert. And this, remember, describes only the large cent series.
Mega-Red’s back cover tells “the tale of the tape” of this new undisputed heavyweight champion of coin reference books: 8,018 items priced; 50,205 individual values; up to 12 grades; 5,750 full-color images; 16,000 individual auction records. You can still take the Red Book to your local coin show, but you need Mega Red for deeper reference on your home bookshelf. The Deluxe Edition is an entire numismatic library between a single set of covers.
And, it retails for only $49.95!