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:214

Estimated Value: $10000


Title: American Magazine and Historical Chronicle
Category: 18th Century, Americana
Date: June 1745
Published in: Boston, MA
The often absent wrappers contain a woodcut of Boston by J. Turner on the title page and 3 pages of ads for religious publications. Page 272 contains a map of Louisbourgh (Jolly 18; Wheat and Brun 73) which is the first map and first integral illustration published in an American magazine. It was sold in Philadelphia by Benjamin Franklin. Evans 5528.