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.


Dr. Steven Lomazow
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Local ID: 2341

Estimated Value: $400

Title: Lady’s World of Fashion
Category: Fashion, Ladies
Volume: 1-4
Issue: 1-6
Date: January 1842 – December 1843
Published in: Philadelphia, PA
The rare first volumes of what would eventually be called Peterson’s Magazine. The hand-colored fashion plates in these volumes are of exceptional beauty. After a brief attempt to be a literary miscellany, then with Godey’s the most widely circulated ladies’ magazine of their era. Despite its large circulation, there is very little of a collectible nature other than the fashion illustrations.