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: 2221

Estimated Value: $4,000

Title: Journal of the Franklin Institute
Category: Science, Photography
Volume: 24
Issue: 5
Date: November 1839
Published in: Philadelphia, PA
While the Daguerreotype process had been briefly described in other journals (see 355c), this is the first issue detailed scientific description, an eight-page article translated directly from Daguerre. A very scarce and desirable issue.