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: 10652


Estimated Value: $1000

Title: Lewis’ New Gymnastics for Ladies, Gentlemen and Children and Boston Journal of Physical Culture
Category: Physical Culture, Education, Nursing
Volume: 1
Issue: 1-12
Date: November 1860 – October 1861
Published in: Boston, MA

Diocletian “Dio” Lewis was America’s earliest guru of physical culture. This rare volume (7 listings in ULS) is important for a regular column by transcendentalist Elizabeth Palmer Peabody (Aesthetic Papers) on the KIndergarten, her earliest writing on the subject. There are also contributions by her sister, Mrs. Thomas Mann, and Florence Nightingale on nursing.