New York: Harper & Row, 1974. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 166pp. Octavo [20.5 cm] 1/2 salmon cloth with light blue paper covered boards. Very good condition. The spine is subtly rolled, and the edges of the covers are very faintly discolored. The dust jacket is in very good condition. The edges have a short closed tear and numerous tiny chips. A previous owner's name has been erased on the front inside flap. The rear panel has a very tiny stain. Item #46785
Second work to feature Navajo policeman Joe Leaphorn. Recipient of the 1974 best mystery Edgar award. Signed by Tony Hillerman on the half title page. Hieb A4a.