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CLASSICAL BONSAI ART

CLASSICAL BONSAI ART

CLASSICAL BONSAI ART
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SOON TO BE OUT OF PRINT!

Classical Bonsai Art: 
A Half Century of Bonsai Study - The Creations & Passion of William N. Valavanis


9 x 12” Hardcover

256 Pages of Growing & Training Tips 
June 6, 2013 Release Date

Photos With Instructive Descriptions For:
Drastic Pruning of Maple & Deciduous Bonsai
Improving Design by Inarch Branch Grafting
Improving Deciduous Surface Roots
Bud Pinching Used to Limit Growth & Reduce Foliage Size
Bending & Moving Heavy Trunks & Branches
Juniper Approach Grafting
and more

Additional Information Presented On:
Selecting Containers for Bonsai
Plant Profiles
The Origin of Dwarf Cultivars
The Matsudaira Bonsai Collection

For 50 years graduate horticulturist and international bonsai educator, Wm. N. Valavanis, has studied and perfected his bonsai techniques which are clearly explained in this book. He gives guidelines for creating deciduous, narrow leaf evergreen and flowering & fruiting bonsai. Shohin bonsai are depicted and explained in detail. Using his knowledge and techniques he demonstrates through photos, the creation of 100 classic bonsai.
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Retail Price $65  SOON TO BE OUT OF PRINT!

5th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition Album

5th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition Album

5th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition Album
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2016- 5th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition Album

See and study over 300 of the finest bonsai in the United States displayed in the 5th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition held on September 10-11, 2016 in Rochester, New York. Over 100 different species are beautifully photographed and printed in the high quality exhibition album featuring every bonsai displayed. The beauty of over 100 shohin bonsai are displayed in addition to ten special exhibits from the leading botanical garden and arboreta in the country. Candid photos of the sales area and demonstrations complete this beautifully produced and horticulturally accurate book. Trees from 37 States.

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Hardcover, 224 full color pages

Retail Price $69 
Pre-publication price until December 15, 2015 only $55

+ U.S. POSTAGE $7, POSTAGE CANADA $24.00, FOREIGN POSTAGE $34.00

4th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition Album

4th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition Album

4th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition Album
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2014 - 4th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition Commemorative Album

See and study 320 of the finest bonsai in the United states, including 40 shohin bonsai compositions with 120 small size bonsai, displayed in the 4th US National Bonsai Exhibition held on September 13-14, 2014 in Rochester, New York. Over 125 species and plant cultivars were displayed which is representative of the trees trained for bonsai in our country.  Plus, bonsai from three special exhibitor groups from two provinces of Canada. Also included are bonsai from the leading botanical gardens and arboreta in this art form. One of the earliest bonsai to enter the Untied States in 1935 was on display, which was started from a cutting taken in 1802.

The exhibition was honored by Japanese dignitaries who traveled to the Untied States to see the U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition. Jiro Fukuda, Chairman of the Nippon Bonsai Association and Chairman of the World Bonsai Friendship Federation together with Mrs. Naemi Iwasaki, Vice-chairman of WBFF and Hatsuji Kato an advisor to WBFF came as well asother Japanese representative  Mr. Fukuda speaking of the exhibition said " the Japanese group came expecting to see beautiful bonsai but were surprised to see outstanding bonsai."
The regal beauty of the displayed masterpiece bonsai from the U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition were captured in magnificent full color photos to be immortalized in this album. 
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224 full color pages

11 x 8.5" hardcover

Retail Price $69

Sale Price $50.00  + U.S. POSTAGE $7, POSTAGE CANADA $24.00, FOREIGN POSTAGE $34.00


3rd U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition Commemorative Album

3rd U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition Commemorative Album

3rd U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition Commemorative Album
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2012- 3rd US NATIONAL BONSAI EXHIBITION ALBUM

See and study 248 of the finest bonsai in the United States as displayed in the 3rd US National Bonsai Exhibition held on June 9-10, 2012 in Rochester, New York. Magnificent full color photos of each bonsai in perfect color shows fine details so you can study the forms, species and styles of each artist’s best creations. Overall candid photos of the sales area and demonstrations complete this beautifully produced and horticulturary accurate book.

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208 full color pages

11 x 8.5”, hardcover

List price: $65.00 U.S.

ON SALE  $40 + US postage $7, postage to Canada $24.00, postage  other countries $34.00


2nd U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition Commemorative Album

2nd U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition Commemorative Album

2nd U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition Commemorative Album
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2010 - 2nd  US NATIONAL BONSAI EXHIBITION ALBUM

See and study 226 of the finest bonsai masterpieces in the United States as displayed in the 2nd U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition on
June 12-13, 2010 in Rochester, New York. Magnificent full color photos of each displayed bonsai including 91 shohin bonsai, as well as candid views and three demonstrations. Relive memories from this historic event!

192 FULL COLOR PAGES   11 X 8.5”, HARDCOVER
List price: $65.00 U.S.

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Literati Style Penjing

Literati Style Penjing

Literati Style Penjing
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Literati Style Penjing– Chinese Bonsai Masterworks

by Zhao Qinquan

9x11” Hardcover  160 pages

$29, US Shipping $6, Foreign $24

The most definitive and well illustrated book on literati style. The history is quite interesting, especially coming from the Chinese master author. Well illustrated with beautiful photographs of literati bonsai as well as information on culture, tools, basic techniques as well as design and styling. Additionally information is presented on display techniques.

Principles Of Bonsai Design

Principles Of Bonsai Design

Principles Of Bonsai Design
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Principles Of Bonsai Design

by David De Groot

9x11” Hardcover 260 pages

$32, US Shipping $6, Foreign $24

Very few, if any books thoroughly discuss bonsai design as well as this book. David De Groot has expanded his original book which has been out of print for years. In depth valuable and important information is presented on visual elements, balance, artistic principles of design, branch structure and proportion as applied to bonsai. Refinement, display and how to build a collection rounds out the well illustrated book full of color, black and white photos as well as line drawings by the talented author.

Bonsai Past- Present- Future

Bonsai Past- Present- Future

Commemorating 40 Years Of Bonsai By William N. Valavanis Full color photo album with Valavanis bonsai masterpieces and their history from 1963-2003! : Shipping US postpaid/foreign inquire
$12.00
Bonsai Past- Present- Future

Bonsai Past- Present- Future

Commemorating 30 Years Of Bonsai By William N. Valavanis Black & white photo album with Valavanis bonsai masterpieces and their history from 1963-1993! : Shipping US postpaid/foreign inquire
$12.00
2015 Suiseki of Japan Exhibition

2015 Suiseki of Japan Exhibition







2015 Suiseki of Japan Exhibition by Nippon Suiseki Association

2nd National Suiseki Exhibiton of Japan

216 full color pages, softcover 7 x 10"

English & Japanese text

$40 US shipping $5 Foreign $24   Now Available

2014 Suiseki of Japan Exhibition

2014 Suiseki of Japan Exhibition



2014 Suiseki of Japan Exhibition by Nippon Suiseki Association

First National Suiseki Exhibiton of Japan

232 full color pages, softcover 7 x 10"

English & Japanese text

$40 US shipping $5 Foreign $24   Now Available

88th Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition Album

88th Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition Album

88th Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition Album
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2014 88th Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition Album

10x10” Hardcover, boxed  360 pages

$150, US postpaid,      Foreign inquire. 

This special book commemorates two different showings of some of the finest bonsai in the world. Nearly 350 beautiful color photographs capture in detail each masterpiece. Japanese text with English botanical names.

2008 82th Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition Album (Japanese National Bonsai Exhibition)

2008 82th Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition Album (Japanese National Bonsai Exhibition)

Japanese text, English language photos and botanical name.
Over 250 Bonsai masterpieces in full page color photos (286 pages). A great study reference! Shipping: US postpaid / foreign inquire Available!
$145.00
Kinbon

Kinbon

Kinbon
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(Japanese Language Text Only)
2016 Subscription
The leading Japanese language bonsai monthly magazine. Over 150 pages of color photos. Twelve issues.
Shipping : US postpaid / foreign inquire
$290.00
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