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: 394

Estimated Value: $600

Title: Arcturus, A Journal of Books and Opinion
Category: Literary
Volume: 1-2
Issue: 1-12
Date: December 1840
Published in: New York, NY
An ambitious, short-lived but important literary journal designed for ‘the cultivation of good literature, honest mirth and truth.’ It was edited by Evert Duyckink and Cornelius Matthews, and contains contributions by Longfellow, Hawthorne, and Lowell. It addressed fine arts, New York City life and had a hefty dose of satire. Essetially, the “New Yorker” of its era. Merged into “Boston Miscellany” (427).