BONSAI MASTERPIECES - NIPPON BONSAI TAIKAN: GRAND VIEW OF JAPANESE BONSAI AND NATURE IN FOUR SEASONS
Translated by Yuji Yoshimura
Compiled by the JAPAN BONSAI SOCIETY
Published 1972 by Seibundo Shinkosha Publishing Ltd.
This oversize volume features lovely color photographs bound in green cloth with gilt lettering, in a brightly decorated clothbound slipcase.
The text is entirely in Japanese, explaining the history of bonsai with captions to the individual photos. Accompanying this is a booklet of
complete English text which translates each part.
The book and slipcase are both in excellent condition with little signs of wear. There are a few name stamps from the previous owner on the endpapers, and a gift inscription from Katei Terada. THe spine is faintly sunned. Otherwise, all pages are unmarked, without creases or tears. The binding is tight.
A gorgeous edition for any bonsai lover. $265.00
This is a picture of the laid in stapled text in English.
This is a picture of the slipcase.