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: 2255

Estimated Value: $300

Title: Juvenile Miscellany
Category: Juvenile
Volume: 1
Issue: 1-3
Date: September 1828 – January 1829
Published in: Boston, MA
The first significant children’s magazine. A moralistic but not religious monthly edited by Lydia Marie Child, which effectively combined didacticism and entertainment. Nsv. 5 (September/October 1830) contains the first printing of Sarah Josepha Hale’s “Mary Had a Little Lamb”. Superseded by “Juvenile Miscellany” edited by Sarah J. Hale. See: “The Lady of Godey’s, Sarah Josepha Hale” by Ruth E. Finley, Lippincott 1931. Mott I: 492; Kelly: pp. 258 -262; Kribbs 366.