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The Ancient Art of Bonsai

 
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Japanese Bonsai Master Kimura, The Ancient Art of Bonsai
Wiley Publishing, Inc. | ISBN-13: 978-0-4700-4287-833
ISBN-10: 0-4700-4287-76 | PDF | 9,12 Mb | 120 pages
In an ancient Japanese scroll written in Japan around the Kamakura period, it is translated to say: “To appreciate and find pleasure in curiously curved potted trees is to love deformity.”Whether this was intended as a positive or negative statement, it leaves us to believe thatgrowing dwarfed and twisted trees in containers was an accepted practice among the upper classof Japan by the Kamakura period.

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