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Bonsai books - A basic list 2 years 11 months ago #43212

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This is a list to help beginners and intermediate students of bonsai.
PLEASE feel free to contribute, I am sure many will have good literature to suggest.

BASIC - Level 0
BEFORE even thinking about bonsai, I suggest:



BASIC - CLASSICS Level 01
The classics (PDF, e-Books and Print)


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Bonsai books - A basic list 2 years 11 months ago #43213

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BASIC - Level 01
Books that have all similar content (pick and choose):




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BASIC - Level 01 (Continue)

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INTERMEDIATE and FOCUSED




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BELOW: by Peter Warren, Brazilian Edition:

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ADVANCED & SOME CONTEXT

. The famous Bonsai Today #12




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There are two books I have mixed feelings about:

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And...

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But... You may like them.

And to finish, DON'T buy this one, an indecipherable translation from (Chinese? Japanese? Vietnamese?):

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All those books and a few others not shown are part of my personal library, Kindle, PDF and Print.
It's a small one, but I hope it will grow in the near future!
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Hummm...
Don't you guys read bonsai books?
Any contribution?

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A list from another bonsai enthusiast:
• Bonsai Today back issues, particularly the first 30.
• Principles of Bonsai Design, by Dave De Groot.
• Four Seasons of Bonsai, by Kyuzo Murata.
• Bonsai with Japanese Maples, by Peter Adams.
• Literati Style Penjing, by Zhao Qingquan.
• Classical Bonsai Art, by Bill Valavanis.
• All books by Kyosuke Gun. (in Japanese, but full of great images)

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I will at some point pull my shelves of bonsai books in the library..
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A good book.

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