Lay Down My Sword and Shield
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, (1971).
Hardcover. First edition. Octavo. 266pp. Tan cloth. Near fine in very good dust jacket, rubbed and a bit soiled, with several short tears and a light sticker shadow on the front panel. Warmly Inscribed by James Lee Burke, to fellow Louisiana mystery author Robert Skinner: "To Bob and Patty, with thanks for your friendship, your old New Orleans Buddy, James Lee Burke." Burke's third novel.