BONSAI  AND  OTHER
MAGICAL  MINIATURE  LANDSCAPE
SPECIALTY  MAGAZINES,   PART I


This is an ongoing compilation gathered from assorted books, articles, magazines, Web sites, correspondence, the Library of Congress, Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory, and The Standard Periodical Directory

Thanks, so far, to Margaret Berthelsen, Marco Favero, Fábio Noronha, Nikunj Parekh, René Rooswinkel, Stefan Sandstrom, Michel Vitrat, and Zillah Willmott for their specific assistance.

If you have any corrections, updates or additions, please e-mail rjb@phoenixbonsai.com


This Page Last Updated: December 16, 2010

ARGENTINA AUSTRALIA BRAZIL

 

On-Line Bonsai Magazines

Club Newsletters On-Line

Some Representative Magazine Covers





 
  ARGENTINA

TITLE
LANGUAGE
PUBLISHER
EDITOR(S)
START DATE
END DATE
Bonsái puntoar Spanish
Marita Gurruchaga and Sergio Luciani 2007
"revista bimestral argentina de bonsái"; quarterly


El Arte y el Cultivo Bonsai
Spanish Asociacion Argentina de Bonsai
Marita de Gurruchaga 1998
2000
"The Art and Culture of Bonsai"


Solo Bonsai
Asociacion Argentina de Bonsai Marita de Gurruchaga June 1995


 

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AUSTRALIA

TITLE
LANGUAGE
PUBLISHER
EDITOR(S)
START DATE
END DATE
Bonsai Australis:
Australia's own bonsai magazine
English



1993 1993
3 issues only.


Bonsai Down Under English National Bonsai Society of Australia, Hurtsville, N.S.W. Zillah "Zill" Willmott (1977-early 80s?);
David Rich (-1989)
Autumn 1977 1989
Quarterly; 32 pp.  Discontinued due to inability of clubs to pay higher rates.


Bonsai in Australia English Castle Hill, N.S.W.  Vita and Dot Koreshoff September 1970 1991
Bimonthly; 32 pp.


Bonsai Journal of Australia English Western Suburbs Group Nev Marshall 1969 pre-1977
Bimonthly; 24 pp.

 

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BRAZIL

TITLE
LANGUAGE
PUBLISHER
EDITOR(S)
START DATE
END DATE
Atelier Do Bonsai Portuguese Marcelo Miller, Rio De Janiero Marcelo Miller, Rio De Janiero pre-2000  



Como cultivar BONSAI
Portuguese Casadois Solange Bassaneze




Mundo do Bonsai
Portuguese Marcelo Miller, Rio De Janiero, On Line Marcelo Miller, Rio De Janiero pre-2004

"The World of Bonsai"

 

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CANADA

TITLE
LANGUAGE
PUBLISHER
EDITOR(S)
START DATE
END DATE
Bonsai Canada   Willowdale, Ontario   1981  
Annual; quarterly Bonsai Canada Newsletter changed to current by 1992

 

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CHINA, PEOPLES' REPUBLIC OF

TITLE
LANGUAGE
PUBLISHER
EDITOR(S)
START DATE
END DATE
Enjoy Graceful Stone
Chinese Guandong

August 1996?




Global Bonsai Stone Collection
Chinese/English
Liu Jianjun, Chairman of the Shanghai Kun Lun International Stone Collectors Club

2005

Quarterly; Shanghai Viewing Stone Collectors' Association in collaboration with Bonsai Clubs International; 96 pp.  Primarily intended for Chinese speaking countries, but nearly half of the contents in each edition will be translated into English


Huamu penjing Chinese Wuhan Shi
c.1987
Bimonthly.  LCC #87642075



Penjing Shangshi Chinese

pre-2001



Rare Stone and Root Art
Chinese
Liuzhou, Guangxi

pre-1996
Newspaper



Shang Shi Culture
Chinese
Guangxi
Ma Hongbin
pre-1998

"Ornamental Stone Culture"


Shi Qu
Chinese

pre-1991
Newspaper, "Interested in Stone"


Zhongguo Huahui Penjing Chinese   Beijing Shi   1984  
Monthly.  Newspaper format; "Chinese Flowers -- Potted Landscapes"; Distr: China Books & Periodicals, Inc., San Francisco, CA; LCC #85644252.


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CHINA, REPUBLIC OF (TAIWAN)

TITLE
LANGUAGE
PUBLISHER
EDITOR(S)
START DATE
END DATE
The Art of Stone
Chinese


June 1993?

Bimonthly/monthly?



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CZECH REPUBLIC

TITLE
LANGUAGE
PUBLISHER
EDITOR(S)
START DATE
END DATE
Bonsaje a japonské zahrady Czech     2005  
Quarterly.


Bonsai - Príroda a Clovek Czech     1999? 2004?
Quarterly.  Replaced by above?

 

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FRANCE

TITLE
LANGUAGE
PUBLISHER
EDITOR(S)
START DATE
END DATE
Bonsai Creation French       1992
Translation of Japan's Kindai Bonsai


Bonsaika French Shizen Communication Yasushi Oonuma Autumn 1997   end of 2002
Five issues per year; 44 pages (12 in color); "La revue du passionné de Bonsaï,""The magazine for Bonsai enthusiasts, the defense of European bonsai in the respect of Japanese tradition"


Esprit Bonsaï
French

LR Press
2003




France Bonsai French Chelles: Jardin Press   Michel Sacal   Summer 1996  
Bimonthly; 64 pp.


France Suiseki French Groupe Scolaire




 

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GERMANY

TITLE
LANGUAGE
PUBLISHER
EDITOR(S)
START DATE
END DATE
Bonsai (GW) German Gruenstadt: Bonsai-Club Deutschland   1982  
Quarterly; 40,000 circulation (Ulrich's, 2004).  Formerly Bonsai-Magazin   (ISSN 0177-1612).


Bonsai Art
German
Dr. Michael Kros,
Kros and Exner GbR, Münster
 Michael Exner
1994

Bimonthly; 84 pp.; over 6,000 circulation


Suiseki News German
Willi Benz, Ketsch

Quarterly

 

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INDIA

TITLE
LANGUAGE
PUBLISHER
EDITOR
START DATE
END DATE
Nichin Bonsai   English Mumbai: Bonsai Study Group of the Indo-Japanese Association Nikunj S. Parekh 1985  
Quarterly; 28 pp.

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ITALY

TITLE
LANGUAGE
PUBLISHER
EDITOR(S)
START DATE
END DATE
Bari Bonsai Italian        
 


Bonsai e News Italian  Parabiago (MI): Crespi Editori s.r.l. Gianpiero Simontacchi 1990  
Monthly; 74 pp.   ISSN 1120-706X; reproduction of some articles from Japan's Kindai Bonsai.  31,000 circulation (Ulrich's, 2004).  Article index here (.xls file)


Bonsaitalia: Arte e Natura  Italian w/English translation Milan: Edizioni  Volonterio

January 1982
 
Bi-monthly; 84 pp.; original articles; originally named BONSAI:Arte e Natura ; at issue 19 in 1989 went from quarterly to bi-monthly and in full color; at  issue No. 70 in 1998 merged with another Italian magazine to become BONSAITALIA Arte e Natura.


Bonsai Italiano Italian Modena: Zanfi Editori s.r.l.   1991 c.Jan. 1999 ?
Ten times per year; ISSN 1121-2950


Bonsaitalia Italian     pre-1995   1998
 Merged with BONSAI:Arte e Natura in 1998 to become BONSAITALIA Arte e Natura (q.v.).

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