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: 3725

Estimated Value: $3,000

Title: Porter’s Spirit of the Times
Category: Sports, Baseball
Volume: 3
Issue: 1-26
Date: September 1857 – February 1858
Published in: New York, NY
Volume 3 number 2 contains first image of baseball. On original copperplate engraving of a game at Elysian Field in Hoboken, NJ. There are purported earlier images in books but this is the first image of the “New York Game,” the direct descendant of modern day baseball.