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: 2633

Estimated Value: $2,000

Title: Massachusetts Magazine; Or Monthly Museum of Knowledge and Rational Entertainment
Category: Miscellany, 18th Century
Volume: 1
Issue: 1
Date: January 1789
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.