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: 3827

Estimated Value: $300

Title: Putnam’s Monthly
Category: Literary, Henry David Thoreau
Volume: 1
Issue: 1
Date: January 1853
Published in: New York, NY
An important magazine designed to combine a serious review with a literary magazine. By emphasizing American writers, it was intended and received as a rebuke of “Harper’s,” which freely reprinted British authors. It is loaded with first printings by prominent contributors including Melville (“Bartleby the Scrivener,” November – December 1853; “Israel Potter,” July 1854 – March 1855), Thoreau (“excursion to Canada”, January-March 1853; “Cape Cod”, July – August 1855), Longfellow, Emerson and Bryant.  Listed in ULS as “Putnam’s Magazine, Original Papers on Literature, Science, Art, and National Interests.” Merged into “Scribner’s Monthly” (785).