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: 2294

Estimated Value: $600

Title: Knickerbocker, or New York Monthly Magazine
Category: Literary
Volume: 1
Issue: 1
Date: January 1833
Published in: New York, NY
An important literary magazine eidted by, among others, Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint and most successfully by Lewis Gaylord Clark. It contains first printings of many prominent authors, including Washington Irving (between 1839 – 1841) Longfellow, Hawthorne, Bryant and James Fenimore Cooper. “Mocha Dick” by J. N. Reynolds appeared in May 1839. It paid considerable attention to humor, travel and the west, including the first printing of Parkman’s “Overland Trail” in v. 29 – 33. After v 1, the title is “Knickerbocker”. The last few volumes are scarce. Later wrappers are blue. Listed in ULS, and after July 1865, as “Foederal American Monthly”.