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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Estimated Value: $4000

Title: Burton’s Gentleman’s Magazine
Category: Literary, Edgar Allan Poe
Volume: 1-7
Issue: 1-42
Date: July 1837 – December 1840
Published in: Philadelphia, PA
An important illustrated monthly founded by William Evans Burton, devoted to fine arts, poetry, romances and reviews, known for its ‘raciness, humor, tact and taste.’ It was co-edited by Edgar Allan Poe from July 1839 to May 1840 and contains many first printings of his works in volumes 4 – 7, his “Journal of Julius Rodman” (Wagner – Camp 82) is contained in volume 6. The issue for December 1840 (v. 7 no. 6) has similar contents to “Casket” (176) and is first issue as “Graham’s Magazine” (404).