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: 1014

Estimated Value: $400

Title: Conjurers’ Monthly Magazine
Category: Magic, Harry Houdini
Volume: 1
Issue: 1
Date: September 1906
Published in: New York, NY
A scarce monthly edited by the most preeminent American magician, Harry Houdini. This issue includes an article written by Houdini about his namesake and role model Robert Houdini. The ultimate American magic periodical. The first English language periodical of any consequence was Mahatma, first published in New york in March 1895. Far and away, the best reference on magic periodicals is A Biography of Conjuring Periodicals in English by James B. Alfredson and George L. Daily, Jr., York, Pennsylvania, 1986.