Gallup, NM: Buffalo Medicine Books, 1991. First printing of the special Buffalo Medicine edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 216pp. Octavo. Rust colored cloth with gilt stamped title on backstrip and gilt stamped publishers device on front board. Slight age toning to the text block near the head of the spine. Original color illustration by Franklin on the front free endsheet. The author as well as the contributors (Hillerman/Franklin) have signed the volume below the original illustration. Near fine / near fine. Item #59820
Ernie Bulow's treatise on Navajo Taboos. This is a general introduction to traditional Navajo thought and culture. This is the book that brought together Ernie Bulow and Tony Hillerman upon its original publication as a pamphlet in the 1970s. 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.