Weatherhill, Inc. 8.5 x 12", 215 pp., 162 pages of photographs, 32 in color, table, bibliography, pictorial bamboo on endpapers, gilt lettering on spine, gilt bamboo character front cover, cloth, d.j., New York, 1973. (o.p.; green texture cloth, gilt lettering on spine, text very good to near fine). Item #6690
This book captures for the reader the vitality and versatility that are the essence of the bamboo. It examines bamboo's important role in the folklore, poetry, culture, and discusses the cultivation of bamboo, including commercial forests, square bamboo, and bonsai, as well as giving advice on the raising of varied species in the Western garden.
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