Title: Children’s Magazine

Category: Juvenile, 18th Century

Value: $10,000

Volume:  1

Issue: 1-4

Local ID: 10276

Date: January – April 1789

Published in: Hartford, CT

The first children’s magazine in printed in America. Exquisitely rare and important. Kelly pg 105-108. Wrappers included on second and third issues.  According to Kelly “No known copies of the February 1789 issue have survived.” This small collection includes a copy of the February 1789 issue in wrappers. 

See: R. Gordon Kelly, ed. Children’s Periodicals of the United States, Greenwood Press, 1984