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: 699

Estimated Value: $12000


Title: Californian
Category: Literary, Mark Twain
Volume: 1-2
Issue: 1-25
Date: May 1864 – May 1865
Published in: San Francisco, CA
The first major literary magazine produced west of the Mississippi. Founded and edited by Charles Henry Webb, a former New York Times reporter. A key Mark Twain collectable containing numerous very early appearances, these two volumes contain twelve of Twain’s works. Rare and important. The October 1, 1864 is the first magazine appearance of Clemens’ work under the pseudonym “Mark Twain.”