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: 1631

Estimated Value: $800

Title: Franklin Journal and American Mechanic’s Magazine
Category: Science, Mechanics, Railroads
Volume: 1
Issue: 1-12
Date: January – June 1826
Published in: Philadelphia, PA
Franklin Journal, and American Mechanic’s Magazine; Devoted To The Useful Arts, Internal Improvements, And General Science. Founded by Thomas P. Jones, ‘a most valuable repository of information concerning scientific (and specifically engineering) pursuits.’ With “American Journal of Science” and “Scientific American,” one of America’s most significant and long-standing scientific journals. This volume contains an early an graphic article about railroads. An important article on photography appeared in 1839. Superseded “American Mechanic’s Magazine” (184). Mott I: 556 – 558.