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: 2318

Estimated Value: $600

Title: Ladies’ Companion and Literary Expositor; A Monthly Magazine Embracing Every Department of Literature
Category: Literary, Edgar Allan Poe
Volume: 18
Issue: 1-6
Date: November 1842 – April 1843
Published in: New York, NY
A monthly literary magazine edited by William W. Snowden as ‘a New York imitator of the Philadelphian “Godey’s” (459) and “Graham’s” (404)’. It contained literary miscellany and boasted to be the first to issue a magazine with all new plates. October 1842 contains the first printing of Poe’s “The Landscape Garden”; November-December 1842 and February 1843 feature his “The Mystery of Marie Roget”, the second published detective story.