Bamboo's amazing versatility, strength, and beauty have given it a larger role in human culture than any other plant. Both sustainable and plentiful, it has been used for millennia to make objects ranging from clothing and housing to more exotic luxuries like phonograph needles and children's toys, to name but a few. This acclaimed sourcebook--part history, part illustrated catalog, part cultivation guide--details the myriad uses of bamboo, along with an immense bounty of information and lore on how to grow, maintain, and ...

The Book of Bamboo 1984, Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9780871568250

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The Book of Bamboo 1984, Random House (NY)

ISBN-13: 9780871568243

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