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: 402

Estimated Value: $1,200

Title: Ariel, A Literary Gazette
Category: Miscellany
Volume: 1-3
Issue: 1-26
Date: May 1827 – April 1830
Published in: Philadelphia, PA
A bimonthly miscellany of literature and news, containing both original and reprinted miscellany and humor, including two very early stories(Volume 2, January and February 1829) promoting the legend of Davy Crockett. It was edited by Edmund Morris and is liberally illustrated with engravings, including the volume 1 frontispiece (reprinted from “Analectic Magazine”) to accompany a biographical sketch of Meriwether Lewis. Sloane: pp. 16 – 17; Kribbs 88.