IANTHE: AND OTHER POEMS. New York: C. L. Stickney, 140 Fulton Street, Second Floor. J. C. Wadleigh, 459 Broadway, 1843. 12mo, inserted engraved title (steel engraving by Joseph Napoleon Gimbrede), original pictorial cloth stamped in gold and blind. First edition. Apparently, Stuart's only book (excepting at least one poem set to music, published in 1848). "Carlos D. Stuart was born at Berlin, Vermont, July 28, 1820, went to New York in 1840, and devoted himself to literary pursuits. For a time he was a Universalist preacher. He was co-editor of the NEW YORK SUN, 1843-53, and established the NEW YORKER, was for a time connected with the NEW YORK MIRROR. He died at Northampton, Mass., in February, 1862." - Stockbridge, A Catalogue of the Harris Collection of American Poetry, p. 274. Allibone, p. 2291. Scattered foxing throughout, else a very good copy. (#129068).

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