The Blessing Way [Collector's edition, hardback, 1990]

The Blessing Way [Collector's edition, hardback, 1990]



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New York: Armchair Detective Library

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This is the limited run collector's edition of The Blessing Way, published by The Armchair Detective Library in New York City, NY. This hardcover edition was issued in 1990 as part of the Armchair Detective Library series with a special 2 page introduction written by Tony Hillerman. In addition to the this collector's edition, a standard commercial edition and commemorative edition were also produced. For this limited run collector's edition only 100 numbered copies were produced. These were bound in maroon cloth with gold lettering on the spine and a sepia tone portrait photograph of Tony Hillerman on the front cover; it included a matching maroon clothbound case for the book. In addition each book contains an extra page indicating its limited run number with an autograph from Tony Hillerman.

  • Title Page Transcription: [decorative border] |THE | BLESSING | WAY | [decorative device] | TONY | HILLERMAN | [publisher's logo] | THE | ARMCHAIR | DETECTIVE | LIBRARY
  • Contents: [a] Of this edition, | 100 copies have been numbered | and signed by the author; | 26 copies have been lettered | and signed by the author for presentation. | This is copy ____ | [author's signature], [b] blank, [c] half title The Blessing Way, [d] blank, [e] half title page with summary, [f] blank, [g] title page, [h] copyright and publisher's imprint, [i-iii] Introduction by Tony Hillerman, [iv] acknowledgement, [v] half title page The Blessing Way, [vi] blank, 1-201 text, [202] blank, [203] edition description, [204] list of Armchair Detective titles
  • Physical Attributes:
    • Format: Hardback, 22.2 x 14.5 cm.
    • Binding: Maroon leather boards with the title, decorative device, author, and publisher's logo embossed in gold vertically on the spine surrounded by a gold border. The front board is embossed with the title, a sketched image of Tony Hillerman within a diamond, and the author's signature and surrounded by a decorative gold border.
    • Collation: [a-h] [i-vi] 1-201 [202-204]
    • Price: $75.00 USD
Hieb, 1990: A1m