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: 4864

Estimated Value: $300

Title:  Union Magazine of Literature and Art
Category:  Literary
Volume:  1
Issue:  1
Date:  July 1847
Published in:  New York, NY
 Founded by Israel Post, its name was derived from the American Art-union. ‘Embellished with the finest steel, mezzotint, and wood engravings, music, and colored fashions’.. It competed with “Graham’s” (404), “Godey’s” (459), “Peterson’s” (425), and “Snowden’s” (451). It was bought be the famous engraver, John Sartain, in 1848 and contains six Poe contributions from 1848 – 1850, including “Annabel Lee” in January 1850. Also, v. 1, octavo. Listed in ULS and after v. 3 as “Sartain’s union Magazine”, which was published in Philadelphia.