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Bonsai and Penjing: Ambassadors of Peace & Beauty

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Description for Bonsai and Penjing: Ambassadors of Peace & Beauty Hardcover. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200 colour photographs. BIC Classification: WMQB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 279 x 19. Weight in Grams: 896.
This book tells the remarkable stories of bonsai and penjing trees in the collection of the National Arboretum in Washington D.C. It details their valuable role in international diplomacy and as instruments of American presidential influence. It also describes their inclusion in world's fair exhibitions, in Asian-inspired gardens around the country, and as a window onto the extensive cultivation of bonsai in North America today. A lengthy first-hand account by Dr. John L. Creech is included about the first extraordinary gift of 53 bonsai from Japan to the U.S. in 1976 which prompted the founding of the ... Read more

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About Ann Mcclellan
Ann McClellan is delighted to add Bonsai & Penjing, Ambassadors of Beauty and Peace, From the Collection of the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum U.S. National Arboretum Washington, D.C. to her previously published books about the flowering cherry trees of Washington, D.C.: Cherry Blossoms and The Cherry Blossom Festival, Sakura Celebration. All three books reflect the lifelong love of trees ... Read more

Reviews for Bonsai and Penjing: Ambassadors of Peace & Beauty
This book would be a good coffee-table piece, a great addition for anyone interested in bonsai trees or plant history, or a souvenir from the National Arboretum. -Washington Gardener magazine It's a beautifully photographed book...the bonsai pictures are clear, the text is well written...and the story is riveting. -Adam's Art and Bonsai Blog There is plenty ... Read more

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