The Steven Lomazow Collection of American Periodicals

One of the largest periodical collection of all time. The Steven Lomazow Collection consists of almost 30 thousand issues dating back to the early 1700's.  A finer collection of periodical artwork you can't find any where else.


Dr. Steven Lomazow
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Local ID: 59

Estimated Value: $3,000

Title: African Observer. Illustrative of the General Character, and Moral and Political Effects of Negro Slavery
Category: African-American
Volume: 1
Issue: 1-3, 4-12
Date: April 1827 – March 1828
Published in: Philadelphia, PA
All published. An abolitionist monthly journal, it published essays, source materials, and articles intended to diplomatically and objectively show white contemporaries the evils of the institution of slavery. Essays and documents also traced the early origin of the African slave trade from the continent of Africa to the coastline of America.