Albuquerque, NM: Sidewinder Publishing, LLC, 2007. Ernest Franklin. First Sidewinder edition, with a new introduction by Margaret Coel. Hardcover. 288pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] Blue cloth with silver lettering on the spine and front board. Blue textured endpapers. Facsimile signature of Tony Hillerman stamped on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Item #42398
Features a new informative introduction, "The Amazing Art of Tony Hillerman," written by Margaret Coel, especially for this edition. Navajo artist Ernest Franklin has contributed chapter decorations and full page illustrations. Dance Hall of the Dead was the recipient of the 1974 best mystery Edgar award, and Hillerman's most violent and bloody mystery novel.