The Blessing Way
Place Published: New York
Publisher: The Armchair Detective Library
Date Published: 1989
Book Id: 38791
201pp. Octavo [22.5 cm] Blue cloth with silver stamped designs and title. Housed in a blue Buffalo Medicine slipcase with the gilt stamped cow skull on the front panel. Fine in like slipcase.
Signed by Hillerman on the title page. Full-color original frontispiece by Ernest Franklin of the wolf/witch. This was the novel that started the long running Leaphorn (and later Chee) mystery series. Contains an introduction by Tony Hillerman. The Hillerman/Franklin limited editions produced by Buffalo Medicine Press were done in small numbers and every book has a different original piece of artwork drawn or water-colored into the book itself.