Kansas City, Missouri: The Brown-White Company, . 8vo. 157 pp. FIRST EDITION. With frontispiece and text illustrations throughout. Original maroon publisher’s cloth. Inscribed by the author on fly-leaf. Item #11638
First edition of this collection of poems by a self-proclaimed “medical truant.” Titles include The Scout law in rhyme; Personal poems to doctors; and The book of life. Stewart (1876-1945) became professor of Bacteriology and Histology at the Kansas City Western Dental College after completing his medical studies at the Kansas City Medical College. His devotion to family and his strong ties to local professional associations are reflected in his poetry.