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Koi Appreciation - The First Step

By Kate McGill

ISBN: 9781861264688
PUBLISHED: 2001
PAGES: 128
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 296x210 mm
INSIDE: 250 col photos

Koi Appreciation Ð the first step is a detailed look at the appreciation and classification of Nishikigoi [koi or brocaded carp]. It explains how to look at koi and appreciate the intricate meld of colour and form that gives every fish its individuality, dignity and charm.

Topics covered: basic information about classification and appreciation of the thirteen varieties of koi; lists of the koi within a variety for show purposes; and an explanation of Japanese terms used to identify a varietys features.

Lavishly illustrated with 250 photographs supporting each variety, this is a book for all koi lovers particularly those who wish to progress beyond simple enjoyment of their koi.

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