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: $2,000
|Title:||Massachusetts Magazine; Or Monthly Museum of Knowledge and Rational Entertainment|
|Category:||Miscellany, 18th Century|
|Published in:||Boston, MA|
|A monthly miscellany published by Isaiah Thomas from 1789 – 1794, liberally illustrated with engravings. One of the “big four” magazines of the 18th century, containing “the literature, history, politics, arts and manners of the age.” The second issue is notable for a report of the first presidential election. Also v1, octavo, complete with all plates. Mott I: 108 – 111; Chielens I: 244 – 250; Kribbs 499; Richardson: pp 354 – 356; Lewis: pp. 9 – 12; Evans 21955; Jolly 431, 437, 443.|