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The Art of Natural Bonsai: Replicating Nature's Beauty

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There's no other bonsai book like it: this magnificent guide was 30 years in the making and features beautiful natural specimens photographed over long periods of time. Dave Joyce has devoted his life to growing, researching, and photographing natural bonsai, and his wisdom and artistry are showcased in this full-color volume packed with advice and breathtaking images of ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published February 28th 2006 by Sterling (first published May 28th 2003)
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Jul 31, 2012 Michael O'Hearn rated it it was amazing
The overview material could have been broken up better, but the style of the narrative is like someone telling you what they'd learned rather than a systematic textbook presentation of the subject. The sections on various trees makes up the bulk of the book and is the strongest material, and the case studies are fantastic and reveal valuable insights with careful consideration of both the words and images.

Mr. Joyce's mastery of, and passion for, the bonsia art comes through strongly in this book
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