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Beautiful edition, bad printing
on 13 March 2012
This is likely the most handsome edition of the Winnie-the-Pooh stories published in recent decades. Unfortunately, the printing of the illustrations (apparently reproduced from at least two or three different sources, or using vastly different scan settings) is less than stellar. Throughout the first book (Winnie-the-Pooh) and much of the second (The House at Pooh Corner) the drawings are either pale or have a distinct yellow tint, or both. The two collections of poems fare much better. It's a shame really, since otherwise the book is beautifully put together. Ironically, in the American complete edition, published by Dutton, the color balance is fine but the saturation is way too high, giving the pictures a candy-flavored appearance...