Quote Originally Posted by batwister View Post
No, but I think I'd certainly do well to acquire some prints.
I agree - because you will likely be disappointed in their sharpness compared to the versions in high quality books. I know this sounds counterintuitive, but I've spoken about this in various threads.

Don't get me wrong - I'm not suggesting you should stop looking for ways to improve and maximize print resolution (alignment, lenses, glass carriers etc). On the contrary, I'm obsessive about that stuff. But be careful comparing prints to those ultra-sharp, silvery, crystal-clear, jewels-like reproductions we see in fine books. It's not that they actually have more resolution than the original prints (which is obviously impossible), rather that there is something in that reproduction process that seems to enhance micro-contrast and the impression of edge sharpness.

Michael