Bonsai: A Patient Art (Hb)

With fresh, elegant photography, this stunning volume presents more than sixty living bonsai masterpieces from the renowned collection of the Chicago Botanic Garden. Each patiently nurtured tree is presented at the peak of its seasonal beauty; each embodies the quiet energy and beauty of the art of bonsai. In an engaging opening essay, the book introduces the practice and philosophy of bonsai, its spiritual resonance, and its horticultural sophistication. Then alongside each tree's portrait, is a short, thoughtful discussion of the species and style of the tree as well as its individual history and character. Readers will cherish this superbly conceived and designed book while gaining a new appreciation for the living masterpieces that inspired it.

Product Overview
ISBN 9780300190908
Categories BX, Home and Garden, Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction: Lifestyle, Ramadan, WBD
Author(s) Susumu Nakamura
Publisher Yale University Press
Pages 166
Format Hardback
Dimensions 25.4cm x 2.29cm x 25.4cm
Weight 1.38 kg
Notes The book images and summary displayed may be of a different edition or binding of the same title.

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