1972 · New York
by Storm, Hyemeyohsts.
New York: Ballantine Books, (1972). First Edition Thus. Large, square octavo; paperbound/softbound (stiff white, full-color illustrated wrappers), 374 pp. Good+, with a light damp stain to the top corner of the last ten pages, light edgewear. Full-color plates throughout; all are clean and bright. From lower cover: Night Bear hobbled / to the tree where / Hawk was still tied. / Hawk was slumped over / almost to his knees. / His hands were / the only thing that had held him / from falling completely forward / onto his face. / Hawk’s shield lay / a few feet from him, / partially in the creek. / The Blue Thunder Eagle / on its face appeared / to have a source of light / within it, / as it caught the reflection / of the night’s bright full moon. / Night Bear picked up the Shield. / The Shield seemed to pull the grief from deep inside him, / releasing all of his pain. / He stood, / holding the Shield, / and wept. (Inventory #: 50467bd)