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: 4339

Estimated Value: $300

Title:  Snap
Category:  Humor
Volume:  1
Issue:  1
Date:  March 1885
Published in:  New York, NY
 An illustrated, 5 cent, 8 page weekly. It was edited by B.B. Vallentine, a frequent contributor to Puck (859), and Alfred Thompson, who also supplied most of the illustration and later was featured in Town Topics. It was advertised as “The American Journal of Satire, Thought and Mirth”, emphasizing nonpartisan political humor “to divert, interest and amuse … without prejudice, personality or grossness”. Not in Sloane