Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul, 2008, Soft Cover, Near Fine

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Hiebert, Fredrik & Pierre Cambon (Eds.). Washington, D.C.: The National Geographic Society, 2008
English, Signed First Edition, Near Fine, Soft Cover,  square 4to 10” x 10,” 303 pp.
ISBN: 9781426202957

Stiff black wraps with full-color photographs of art to front, spine, and back, teal, gold, and white text to front, white text to back, black text to teal spine, white text to black inside flaps, teal interiors. Mild edgewear, mild shelfwear and scratching to front and back, mild fraying near spine at frontis, mild soiling to last page, otherwise clean, tightly bound, and excellent. 303 pp. Replete with full-color photographs throughout. Signed by Fredrick Hiebert at title page. Includes essays by Omara Khan Massoudi, Carla Grissmann, Fredrik Hiebert, et al. An exhibition of Afghanistan arts from 2200 B.C. to A.D. 200, accompanied by thoughtfully descriptive essays. From the front flap: “The accompaniment to a traveling exhibition of the same name, this lavish volume not only focuses on the cultural significance of the objects but also relays the story of their discovery, excavation, and heroic rescue in modern-day Afghanistan.”