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: 4328

Estimated Value: $400

Title:  Smart Set
Category:  Literary, Dashiel Hammett
Volume:  69
Issue:  2
Date:  October 1922
Published in:  New York, NY
 This issue contains a one paragraph essay “The Parthian Shot”, the first literary appearance of Dashiel Hammett. Smart Set’s in this era are scarce, especially in wrappers. Hammett soon went on to publish many detective stores in Black Mask, another of H. L. Mencken’s magazines.