Contents: A fully illustrated, comprehensive guide to more than forty bonsai styles, covering the traditional Japanese and Chinese styles as well as six unique African styles; Colour plates comprising more than 600 high-quality full-colour photographs; The most complete and detailed book of its kind currently available, it bridges the gap between the many books aimed at the absolute beginner and the highly technical manuals on bonsai styling; Superior quality text and photographs and excellent reproduction and printing.
Charles S. Ceronio has been designing bonsai plants for more than four decades. He studied the art of bonsai under the guidance of the world-famous bonsai master, John Naka and is co-founder of the Pretoria Bonsai Kai. He is the originator of six uniquely African bonsai designs and regularly conducts bonsai demonstrations and workshops in South Africa and abroad. As an initiative to promote the growing of master bonsai trees in South Africa, he established the annual Top 10 Bonsai Exhibition.