BAUM,L.FRANK. CHRISTMAS STOCKING SERIES: The Night Before Christmas * Little Black Sambo * Story of Peter Rabbit * Fairy Tales From Grimm * Fairy Tales From Andersen * Cinderella & Sleeping Beauty. Chicago: Reilly & Lee all dated (1905) except Peter Rabbit (1911). 6 volumes, 16mo, pictorial boards, spines lightly worn with small mends on spine of Sambo and Peter else near FINE IN THE ORIGINAL CHRISTMAS STEAMER TRUNK without the lid. Although not the first issue of this rare set, it is the most desirable in that it includes the three best titles (Sambo, Peter Rabbit and the Night Before Christmas). The Animal A.B.C. of the first issue is replaced by an early American piracy of Peter Rabbit. Illustrated in color by JOHN R. NEILL and E.S. Hardy, with the Sambo featuring the original Bannerman illustrations. Each volume has an introduction by Baum. Scarce complete and in box.