THE BOOKS ON BONSAI AND RELATED ARTS
(bonsai, bonseki, bonkei, saikei, penjing, pentsai, suiseki, hon non bo)
 

2000 - 2049
AUTHORS  K - N
 

Unknown / A / B / C / D / E / F / G / H / I / J /K / L / M / N /O / P / Q / R / S / T / U / V / W / X / Y / Z
 
 

Language Prefix:

"  "   English
" BG "   Bulgarian
" CA "   Catalan
" CZ "   Czech
" DA "   Danish
" DE "   German
" EL "   Greek
" ES "   Spanish
" FI "   Finnish
" FR "   French
" FR/E "  French/English
" HU "   Hungarian
" ID "   Indonesian

" IT "   Italian
" JA "   Japanese
" JA/E "   Japanese/English
" KO "   Korean
" NL "   Dutch
" PL "   Polish
" PT "   Portuguese
" RU "   Russian
" SV "   Swedish
" TA "   Tamil
" TH "   Thai
" VI " Vietnamese
" ZH "   Chinese
" ZH/E "   Chinese/English 


Subject Code:   penjing , viewing stones , bonkei , saikei , indoor , bonsai , hon non bo



JA        Kajiyama, Tomizo   Shohin bonsai wo hajimeyo (Japanese Shohin Bonsai and how to make it) ; Kawaideshobou; 2001.  127 pp.

ZH       Kajiyama, Tomizo   Xiao pin pen zai ru men ; San yue wen hua tu shu shi ye you xian gong si; 2002.  ISBN 9575264533.  Translation of above.

            Katō, Saburo   Forest, Rock Planting & Ezo Spruce Bonsai; Washington, D.C.: U.S. National Arboretum ; September 2001.  ISBN 0970439237.  176 pp.  First English Edition.  Original drawings and new color photographs.  USDA

JA       Kawabe Takeo   Bonsai Craftsman (His Soul and Footsteps); Green Age; <2010.  176 pp.  Illustrations.  

            Kawasumi, Masakuni II and Masakuni III   The Secret Techniques of Bonsai, A Guide to Starting, Raising, and Shaping Bonsai ; Tokyo: Kodansha International Ltd.; 2006.  ISBN 4-7700-2943-8.  112 pp.   Approx. 300 photos, thirty in color by Yasuo Saji.  Translated by Kay Yokota.  Original cover price: ¥3,360 / $29.00  USDA

DE       Kawollek, Wolfgang   Bonsai für das Zimmer ; Stuttgart: Ulmer; 2001.  ISBN 3-8001-3574-4.  192 pp.  

PL       Kawollek, Wolfgang   Robimy Bonsai ; 2005.  ISBN 83-7404-191-9.  267 pp.

            Kempinski, Robert   Introduction to Bonsai ; Spokane, WA: Haskill Creek Publishing; 2008.  140 pp.  Illustrated.

            Kim, Juneu   Viewing Stones - Korean Classical Concepts; 2009. 100 Natural Viewing Stones from Southern California.

            King, Robert W.   The Bonsai Kit: Perfect the Ancient Art of Miniature Gardening ; Philadelphia, PA: Running Press; 2001.  ISBN-10: 0762410426 ; ISBN-13: 978-0762410422.  96 pp.  With a pot and seeds.    

            King, Robert W.   The Mini Merry Berry Bonsai ; Philadelphia, PA: Running Press; 2006.  ISBN-10: 0762427086 ; ISBN-13: 978-0762427086.  44 pp.

            King, Robert W.   The miniBonsai Kit ; Philadelphia, PA: Running Press; 2001.  ISBN 0-7624-0974-6.  40 pp. very small format.  With a pot, peat pellet, Jack Pine seeds, and a small pair of scissors.  

ES       Kinjo, Jorge   Cuidados Del Bonsai ;  Libsa, Editorial S.A.; 2007.  ISBN-10: 8466210253 ; ISBN-13: 978-8466210256.  160 pp.

JA       Kobayashi, Kenji   Bi no Tsubo (Pot of beauty) ; Nihon hoso shuppan kyokai; 2006.  70 pp.

JA       Kobayashi, Kenji   Bonsai Life ; exknowladge; 2007.  127 pp.

JA       Kobayashi, Kenji   Keshiki bonsai (Japanese scenery Bonsai) ; Nittoshoinhonsya; 2007.  100 pp.

            Kobayashi, Kenji   Keshiki Bonsai: the easy, modern way to create miniature landscapes ; Timber Press; 2012. ISBN-10: 1604693592 ; ISBN-13: 978-1604693591.  176 pp.  Illustrated.  Translation of the above.

JA/E    Kobayashi, Kunio   The World of Bonsai Master Kunio Kobayashi, Vol 1 (Upper Volume) ; Tokyo: Shunka-en Bonsai Museum; 2008.  320 pp.  Illustrations.

JA/E    Kobayashi, Kunio   Bonsai ; Tokyo: PIE International Inc.; 2011.  275 pp.  Art Director Kazuhiko Tajima.  Writer Susuma Kihara.  Photographer Shigenori Ishihara and Hisashi Sakamoto.  Translated by Pamela Miki, Emiko Miyashita, and Michael Dylan Welch.  Six woodblock prints in front pages with Japanese text of History, English translation, Appreciation, Tree Varieties, two pages of monthly table of contents, double page woodblock, then main body with English translationand Japanese poem, J&E text opposite photo of a tree (Jan-9, Feb-9, Mar-10, Apr-11, May-10, Jun-8, Jul-6, Aug-6, Sep-7, Oct-7, Nov-9, Dec-7), the first photo each month being in a tokonoma setting, the remaining photos mostly with either a black or white background, double page woodblock for the section bonsai words, 96 terms in J&E among which are scattered 27 images of bonsai from woodblock prints, another double page woodblock, and then three pages of title material.

           Koenig, Sharolett   The Bonsai KeeperTM ; Hamilton, MI: Koenisha Publications; 2006.  ISBN 0-9759621-6-7.  130 pp.  "A fun and easy, all-in-one organizing system that utilizes journaling and scrapbooking to store information and inspiration.  The sturdy 3-ring binder is adaptable to your method of collecting information, as well as expandable for your growing bonsai collection.  100 journal pages allow you to record information, poetry and other writing.  25 high quality sketch pages help make your ideas a reality.  10 plastic protective pages allow easy access to photos, pressed flowers, pressed leaves, etc.  (Photos can be useful for insurance purposes.)  The zippered clear vinyl pouch stores supplies.  15 waterproof paper plant tags in the shape of a traditional tatefuda garden sign can be written on with ordinary pencil or pen, or the included fine point marker, plus wire for attaching the plant tags to your bonsai.  A handy retractable tape measure keeps track of your bonsai plants' growth."    Original cover price $29.95

DE      Kohlhepp, Wolfgang   Schritt für Schritt zur Bonsaikunst ; Ulmer (Eugen); 2004.  ISBN 3-8001-4622-3.   159 pp.

PL       Kohlhepp, Wolfgang   Bonsai z naszych drzew (With our bonsai) ; Swiat Ksiazki; 2005.  ISBN-10: 83-7391-931-7.  112 pp.

JA       Koizumi, Kaoru   "Extreme Beauty" Bonsai and pot - A Life Devoted to Bonsai; 2009.  216 pp.

JA       Komuro, Taeko   Hope to Make Pretty Mini-Bonsai; Nihon Bungeisha; 2008.  143 pp.

            Kunstboek, Stichting   Bonsai: Noelanders Trophy X Years: A Decade of Bonsai Exhibitions in Winter 2000-2009 ; Oostkamp, Belgium; 2010.  ISBN-10: 9058563413 ; ISBN-13: 9789058563415.  224 pp.

FR       Kurakachi, Abe   Les Pins en Bonsaï ; Éditions Volonterio.  244 pp.  Line drawings.  Color photos.

            Kwong, Hoy Leong  Ficus Bonsai in the Temperate Climate ; Caringbah, N.S.W.: Bonsai South Nursery, 2007.  190 pp.  Illustrated.

            Kwong, Hoy Leong  Pine Bonsai in the Temperate Climate ; Caringbah, N.S.W.: Bonsai South Nursery, 2010.  125 pp.  Illustrated.


VI       Lan, Ngoc   Ky thuat trong bonsai ; Ho Chi Minh: Nha xuat ban Thanh Pho; 2004.   156 pp.

            Lang, Susan and Editors of Sunset Publications   Sunset Bonsai; Menlo Park, CA: Sunset Publishing Corporation; January 2003.  ISBN-10: 0376030461 ; ISBN-13: 978-0376030467.  128 pp.  244 color photos & 30 color illustrations.  "We gratefully acknowledge Dennis Makishima for demonstrating the techniques in the photo sequences, as well as providing invaluable counsel and reviewing the manuscript.  Thanks also to David DeGroot, Doris Froning, Mas Imazumi, Hideko Metaxas, Yvonne Padilla, Ed Trout, Terry Ward, and Jack Wikle for their assistance and advice."  USDA

ES        Le Page, Rosenn and Alain Barbier   El ABC del bonsái paso a paso (ABC de la jardinería) ; Susaeta Ediciones, S.A.; 2007.  ISBN-10: 8430559248 , ISBN-13: 9788430559244.  206 pp.

PT       Leal, Mário A G   ABC do Bonsai ; 2011.  204 pp.  365 illustrations.

RU       Lesniewitz, Paul   Skill of bonsai: Most detailed management ; Phoenix; 2007.  ISBN: 978-5-222-07665-1.  208 pp.

ES       Lewis, Colin   Bonsais, cuidados y cultivo : manual de compra, mantenimiento y primeros auxilios para todas las especies ; Madrid: LIBSA; 2000.  160 pp.  Illustrations.  USDA

            Lewis, Colin   The Art of Bonsai Design ; New York: Sterling Publishing; 2001.  ISBN-10: 1402700709 ; ISBN-13: 978-1402700705.  160 pp.  "In memory of my father, who showed me how to plant potatoes"  The three-page Introduction is a sobering argument for Westerners to make Western bonsai which reflect our countrysides and not always that of Japan.   USDA

PL       Lewis, Colin   Bonsai ; 2006.  ISBN 83-7184-561-8.  128 pp.

FR       Lewis, Colin   Bonsaï ; Hachette Pratique; 2002.  ISBN-10: 2012366708 ; ISBN-13: 978-2012366701.  128 pp.

            Lewis, Colin   Bonsai Basics -- A Comprehensive Guide to Care and Cultivation ; Hamlyn; 2009.  ISBN-10: 0600619109 ; ISBN-13: 978-0600619109  128 pp.  Pyramid Gardening Paperback

            Liew, Walter   The Living Art of Bonsai; Waipahu, HI: Island Heritage Publishing; 2007.  148 pp

IT        Liporace, Salvatore and Patrizia Cappellaro De Martino   Bonsai, Spirito e Materia (Che colore ha il vento) ; Italy: Mario Remeggio, Publisher; 2001.  ISBN 88-900520-0-7.  136 pp.  Color illustrations.  With a review by Gianni Picella.

            Liporace, Salvatore and Patrizia Cappellaro De Martino   Bonsai, Spirit and Substance (What Color is the Wind?); 2001.  ISBN 88-900520-3-1.  136 pp.  Color illustrations.  Translation of the above by Barbara Rossi.  Edited by Donna Banting with a review by Solita Rosade Trafur.

DE       Liporace, Salvatore and Patrizia Cappellaro De Martino   Bonsai, Geist und Materie (Welche Farbe Hat Der Wind?); 2001.  ISBN 88-900520-2-3.  136 pp.  Color illustrations.  Translation of the above by Silvia Schmith Moruzzi.  Edited by Krista Leack with a review by Pius Notter. 

FR       Liporace, Salvatore and Patrizia Cappellaro De Martino   Bonsai, L'Esprit et la Matiere (De Quelle Couleur Est Le Vent?); 2001.  ISBN 88-900520-3-1.  136 pp.  Color illustrations.  Translation of the above by Elisabeth Arduin.  Edited and with a review by Michel Sacal. 

ES        Liporace, Salvatore and Patrizia Cappellaro De Martino    Bonsai, Espiritu y Esencia (De Que Color Es El Viento?) ; 2001.  ISBN 88-900520-4-X.  136 pp.  Color illustrations.  Translation of the above by MarĂ­a Teresa Del Monte Rubio.  Edited by Solita Rosade Tafur.

ZH        Liu, Daorong   Qishi Shoucang Rumen Baike (Introductory Level Encyclopedia of Stone Collection) ; Changchun: Jilin Publishing Group Co., Ltd.; 2006.  ISBN 978-7-80720-625-5.  287 pp.  88 RMB.

ZH        Liu, Daorong   Complete Collection and Appreciation of Chinese Fantastic Stones ; Changchun: Ji Lin Publishing Co.; 2007.  ISBN 978-7-80720-762-7.  448 pp.

ZH        Liu, Yongchuang   The Treasure of Huadu Chrysanthemum Stones ; Hunan Art Press; 2004.

ZH/E    Lo Min Hsuan   Bonsai journey; 2010.  ISBN: 978-957-41-7683-0.  224 pp.

RU       Logacheva, Larissa   Compositions of bonsai; Phoenix; 2006.  ISBN: 5-222-09643-2.  224 pp.

             Loubser, Pieter   Understanding Bonsai, Revised and Extended Edition; Trafford Publishing ; 2005.  Catalogue #05-0796.  ISBN 1-4120-5895-3.  274 pp.  Illustrations.  Original ad. price: $44.50.

ES        Luciani, Sergio   Manual del Bonsai ; Emece Editores; 2005.  ISBN-10: 950042665X ; ISBN-13: 978-9500426657.


             Mader, Eric   Ueki no Te Ire: The Japanese Art of Giant Bonsai; Lulu; 2005.  ISBN 1-4116-2565-X.  62 pp.

             Mann, Marty   Bonsai Ideas, A lifetime of Bonsai Secrets revealed; Oceanside, CA: Bonsai Ideas Publishing ; 2004.  112 pp.  B&w photos & drawings.  Original ad. price: $19.95.

JA / ZH ? Marushima, Hideo and Hu Yun Hua   Chūgoku bonkei no sekai (The World of Chinese Penjing); Tōkyō : Nōson Gyoson Bunka Kyoōkai; 2000.  Three volumes.  USDA

ZH/E     The Master of the Water, Pine and Stone Retreat (aka Hugh Moss)   The Inner Realm of Staves and Stones ; Hong Kong: Ping Art Space Publishing Co.; 2016.  ISBN 978-986-91649-3-1.  148 pp.  2,500 NTD.  Foreword by James Hsu.  Introduction by Moss on "The Literati Spirit and Strange Stones."   New 12/10/16

RU       Masakuni Kawasumi II   Secrets of the bonsai. Guidelines for the cultivation and development of bonsai ; Grand Fair; 2011.  ISBN: 978-5-8183-1740-3.  112 pp.  Translated by T. Novikova

JA        Matsuura, Arishige (ed.)   Important Suiseki and Tools Photobook ; 2000? 

             Matsuura, Arishige   An Introduction to Suiseki ; 2010.  87 pp.  Translated by Wil Lautenschlager.

             McClellan, Ann   Bonsai and Penjing, Ambassadors of Peace & Beauty ; North Clarendon, VT: Tuttle Publishing; 2106.  ISBN-10: 0804847010 ; ISBN-13: 978-0804847018.  128 pp.   New 12/10/16

             Meislik, Jerry   Ficus, The Exotic Bonsai ; Whitefish, MT: Devonshire Gardens Ltd.; 2004.  144 pp.

             Meislik, Jerry   Introduction To Indoor Bonsai; American Bonsai Society; 2006.  40 pp.

ES        Miguel, Josep Maria and Thierry Font, Alain Arnaud, and François Jeker   Los olivos en bonsai ; Bonsai Mistral: 2001.  104 pp.  In collaboration with the Fédération Française de Bonsai.    

             Mihalic, Frank J.   Bonsai for Kids "Made Easy"; Chardon, OH: Ichiban Production ; 2004.  56 pp.

             Miller, Mary C.   Bonsai with Tropicals, Some Things I Learned Along The Way; Trafford Publishing; 2005.  Catalogue #04-1220.  ISBN 141203393-4.  88 pp.   Original ad. price: $14.95.   Don't let the title fool you: this is about some 35 years of experience creating, teaching and selling bonsai.  Here we have elegantly summarized a lot of useful information which isn't always emphasized -- especially to novices -- and which can be used for all types of trees.

JA        Miyata, Kazuya   Omiya bonsaimura kuronikuru: Nendaiki ; Akaibusushuppan; 2008.  ISBN-10: 4903870405 ; ISBN-13: 9784903870403.

             Moore, Sandra   The Peace Tree from Hiroshima: The Little Bonsai with a Big Story ; North Clarendon, VT: Tuttle Publishing; 2015.  ISBN-10: 4805313471 ; ISBN-13: 978-4805313473.  32 pp.  Illustrations by Kazumi Wilds.   New 12/10/16

JA        Morimae, Seiji   Oshare na otona no bonsai nyumon ; Tokyo: Jōhō Senta Shuppankyoku; 2003.  ISBN-10: 4795824835.  157 pp.

             Morris, Pat Lucke and Sigrun Wolff Saphire (eds.)   Growing Bonsai Indoors ; Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn Botanic Garden; 2008.  ISBN-10: 1-889538-42-6 ;ISBN-13: 978-1-889538-42-6.  120 pp.  Chapters by Pat Lucke Morris, Pauline Muth, Robert Mahler, Julian Velasco, Jerry Meislik, and Jim and Mary Kay Doyle.  Cover price $9.95   USDA

             Morrow, Carl and Keith Kirsten    Bonsai Success in Southern Africa ; Human & Rousseau; 2004.  ISBN-10: 0798143991 , ISBN-13: 9780798143998   160 pp.

             Morton, Larry W.   Modern Bonsai Practice: 501 Principles of Good Bonsai Horticulture ; 2016.  ISBN-10: 0692521399 ; ISBN-13: 978-0692521397.  Color photographs.  Foreword by Walter Pall.   New 12/10/16

IT         Murata, Kenji   Bonsai pratico per principianti; Il Sole 24 Ore Edagricole; 2000.  ISBN 8820610000.  144 pp.

             Murata, Kyuzo and Isamu Murata   Bonsai, Nature in Miniature ; Tokyo: Shufunotomo Ltd.; 2000.  ISBN 4-88996-060-0.   128 pp.  Edited by Michiko Kinoshita and Kate Gorringe-Smith.  Color photographs by Shufunotomo.  USDA

ZH       Nakamura, Susumu   Pen jing zao xing yi shu ru men: 96 zhong pen jing de ji chu pei yu ji shu ; Taibei Xian Zhonghe Shi: Rui sheng wen hua shi ye gu fen you xian gong si; 2003.  ISBN-10: 9575264681 ; ISBN-13: 9789575264680.  Translation of Hitori de tsukureru zoki bonsai 96 shu.

           Nakamura, Susumu and Ivan Watters and Terry Ann R. Neff   Bonsai: A Patient Art ; New Haven, CT and London: Yale University Press; 2013.  ISBN-10: 0300190905 ; ISBN-13: 978-0300190908.   166 pp.  Illustrated.  Photographs by Tim Priest.  About the Chicago Botanic Garden collection.&

KO     Nam, Chong-nak   Ch'onggang sokpo ; Soul-si: Wolgan Maeksok; 2001.  201 pp.  Illustrations.  USDA

           Nanjo, Ben   Unkon Fu: Soul of Stone ; CA: Golden State Bonsai Federation; 2005.  48 pp.  B&w and color photos & drawings.  Translated and edited by Carl Morimoto.

           Norman, Ken   Practical Bonsai; Southwater; 2003.  ISBN 1-84215-733-7.  96 pp.

           Norman, Ken   The Complete Practical Encyclopedia of Bonsai ; London: Hermes House, an imprint of Anness Publishing Ltd.; 2005, 2006.  ISBN 0-681-18669-0.  256 pp.  Photographs by Neil Sutherland.  "The essential step-by-step guide to creating, growing and displaying bonsai with over 800 photographs."  "This book is dedicated to YOSHI, a lifelong best friend."

NL       Norman, Ken   Bonsai ; Veltman Uitgevers B.V.; 2007.  ISBN-10 9059205618 ; ISBN-13 9789059205611.  256 pp.  Illustrations by Keith Sutherland.  Translated by T. van Schaik.   New 11/28/15


2000-2049 A - J
2000-2049 O - Z
1950-1999 K - N

Home  > Bonsai History  >  Books  >  2000-2049 Books