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.
Estimated Value: $1,000
|Title:||Literary World. A Gazette for Authors, Readers, and Publishers|
|Category:||Literary, Herman Melville|
|Date:||February 1847 – January 1848|
|Published in:||New York, NY|
|The first important American weekly to be devoted chiefly to the discussion of current books, edited by Evert A. Duyckinck. It contains original reviews by important American authors, including many by Herman Melville, the earliest being his review of “Etchings of Whaling Cruise” by J. Ross Browne, on March 6, 1847. A pre-publication excerpt and review of Melville’s “Omoo” appears in the issue for April 24, 1847.|