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: $4,000

Title: Dial
Category: Literary, Transcendentalism
Volume: 1-4
Issue: All published
Date: July 1840 – April 1844
Published in: Boston, MA
All published. The rare (never over 300 copies issued), quarterly ‘crown jewel’ of transcendentalist publications, subtitled “a magazine for literature, philosophy, and religion”. It was first edited by Margaret Fuller, then by Ralph Waldo Emerson, and contains first printings of many of their most important works. Thoreau’s literary efforts began here. his first appearance is in the first issue. he contributed to it thirty-one times, and was editor pro tempore of the July 1843 issue. A highly important and collectible magazine. Earlier wrappers are light green. It was reprinted 1901 – 02.