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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!

Shohin Bonsai Passion

Shohin Bonsai Passion

Shohin Bonsai Passion
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Shohin Bonsai Passion

by Roland Schatzer

10x7” Hardcover 370 pages

$55, US Shipping $6. Foreign $24

This is the most comprehensive text on shohin bonsai. Lavishly illustrated with 1,200 full  color photos on each page. Developmental photos clearly describe how the author developed beautiful shohin bonsai. A wide variety of species is presented and techniques are presented how to create shohin bonsai. Training, propagation and cultural techniques for developing and growing shohin bonsai are explained and illustrated. Finally, the last section of this heavy book is devoted to shohin bonsai presentation and exhibiting. 

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.

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

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.

ON SALE $35.00  + U.S. POSTAGE $7, POSTAGE CANADA $24.00, FOREIGN POSTAGE $34.00
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
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
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