UNDER THE QUILT OF NIGHT.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Atheneum, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A story of running away from slavery and the journey North along the Underground Railroad as seen from the perspective of a young unnamed girl. The title refers to legends that quilts had hidden meanings and were hung to indicate safe houses. Beautifully illustrated in full color by James E. Ransome, including colorful log cabin quilt endpapers. SIGNED and dated opposite the title page by the illustrator, James Ransome, with a small drawing and the words "Keep reading!" Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-689-822278.
Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated boards in a very good dust jacket (inconspicuous prev owner's name, closed tear to upper edge of front cover of dj.)