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: 3690

Estimated Value: $1,500

Title: Political Censor or Monthly Review
Category: Politics, William Cobbett
Volume: 1
Issue: 1
Date: March 1796
Published in: Philadelphia, PA
One of the first American periodicals devoted exclusively to politics, edited by William Cobbett under the pseudonym Peter Porcupine. It was published due to the prior success of a pamphlet published by Thomas Bradford, entitled “A Prospect from the Congress Gallery,” and went through at least three editions. See also May-September 1796, octavo. Mott I: 158 – 159, 790; Sloane: pp. 210 – 213; Kribbs 709; Smyth: p. 83; Lewis: p. 18; Evans 30219.