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: 4091

Estimated Value: $800

Title:  Salmagundi, or; the Whim-Whams and Opinions of Launcelot Langstaff, Esq. and Others.
Category:  Literary, Washington Irving
Volume:  1-2
Issue:  1-10 for each volume
Date:  January 1807 – May 1808
Published in:  New York, NY
 The prototype of early American humor magazines in a 16mo format, and the most famous of its era, featuring satire by Washington Irving, his brother William and brother-in-law, James Kirk Paulding, who published a second series in 1819 – 1820. It was originally issued in twenty parts and ‘is one of the scarcest and most bibliographically complex American literary productions of the 19th century’ (see: Wm. Reese Co., catalog 144, no. 46). Mott I: 171 – 72, 197; Sloane: pp. 248 – 254; Kribbs 767; Smyth pp. 194 – 95; Lewis: p. 19; BAL 10097; Wilson I: 157 – 160.