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: 10130

Estimated Value: $200

Title:  Literary Digest
Category:  Literary, Miscellany, News, Politics
Volume:  122
Issue:  1
Date:  October 1936
Published in:  New York, NY

Initially a dry weekly literay magazine, most collectible for its forty-seven cover illustrations by Norman Rockwell between 1918 and 1923, that by this time had evolved into a TIME competitor in format. The cover story is a “mammoth nationwide poll” of the upcoming presential election. Amazingly, the prediction was that Kansas Governor Alf Landon would deeat incumbent Franklin Roosevelt by wide popular and electoral margins. The results of the election were so discordant (Landon carrried only Maine and Vermont0 that the magazine rapidly folded.