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.


Dr. Steven Lomazow
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Local ID: 3009

Estimated Value: $1,000

Title: National Magazine, or, A Political, Historical, Biographical and Literary Repository.
Category: Miscellany, 18th Century
Volume: 1
Issue: 1-2, 4
Date: June – September 1799
Published in: Richmond, VA
The first magazine published in Virginia. An erudite semi-quarterly in the style of American Museum, edited by James Lyon, devoted mostly to politics and history. The first issue features the first magazine printing of the Virginia Constitution and the “Kentucky Resolutions” later acknowledged to be written by Thomas Jefferson. Superseded by “National Magazine, or, Cabinet of the United States” (Washington). Mott I: 204 – 205; Kribbs 573; Evans 35857.