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.


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Local ID: 317

Estimated Value: $300

Title: American Turf Register and Sporting Magazine
Category: Sports
Volume: 1
Issue: 2-12
Date: October 1829 – August 1830
Published in: Baltimore, MD
The first periodical in America exclusively devoted to sports. It was founded by John S. Skinner, who also founded the first important American agricultural journal (141). It is embellished with superb engravings. Volume 3 contains an article by James Fenimore Cooper. The later volumes are harder to obtain. Complete sets are scarce and valuable. Mott I: 479, 800; Wagner-Camp 234.