The bonsai workshop by Herb L. Gustafson

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Published by Sterling Pub. Co. in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Bonsai.,
  • Bonsai -- Pictorial works.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 202-203) and index.

Book details

StatementHerb L. Gustafson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB433.5 .G87 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1431959M
ISBN 100806905565
LC Control Number93043460

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