Almaty, Kazakstan: various sponsors, such as Humanist Institute for cooperation with Developing countries Neherlands, 1997. 253p., profuse color photography amidst running texts in Kazakh, Russian and English; hardbound in 12x8.5 inch laminated photo-decorated boards. Head of spine panel has a tiny tear, and head, tail and one corner-tip are mildly bumped; laminate has some wrinkles; an otherwise sound and entirely clean copy.
From p.12: "In the district of Semipalatinsk between 1949 and 1991 470 nuclear tests were held;" p.6: "the publication we offer you is the first collection of photographs about the nuclear tragedy which has tormented this land for over 40 years.. Several years ago it was almost impossible for a man with a camera in his hands to penetrate this top secret testing area. It is still hard to do it.."