New York: Harper Collins, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 278pp. Octavo [24 cm] 1/2 black cloth over gray boards. Housed in a blue Buffalo Medicine slipcase with a gilt stamped cow skull on the front panel (with several areas of light staining). Near fine / near fine. Item #55749
The thirteenth in the Leaphorn and Chee series. Signed by Hillerman on the title page. Contains an original Ernest Franklin illustration in full color on the half-title, signed at the foot. Illustration is of an eagle. 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.