New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1978. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 200pp. Octavo [21 cm] 1/4 tan cloth with matching paper covered boards. Publisher's endpapers printed in black and white. The foot of the spine is just a bit bruised, and there is a bookseller's stamp on the half title page. The bottom edge of the rear free endpaper has been mismeasured/miscut by the printer. In a price-clipped dust jacket, with sunning to the spine (title still bold), and light creasing to the front inside flap. Very good / very good. Item #60297
The third novel in the Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn series. Signed by Tony Hillerman on the tipped-in title page in black pen.