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: 5047

Estimated Value: $1,200

Title:  Weekly Magazine of Original Essays, Fugitive Pieces, and Interesting Intelligence
Category:  Miscellany, 18th Century
Volume:  1
Issue:  1-13
Date:  February-April 1798
Published in:  Philadelphia, PA
 A miscellany which was suspended from September 1798 – January 1799, due to the death of the editor, James Watters, in the Yellow Fever epidemic. Notable contents include contributions by Charles Brockden Brown. The appendix is paginated independently after the last issue and is devoted to proceedings of government, principally a message of President John Adams to Congress. There are two bound copies, one that is apparently a new binding. Mott I: 122, 149, 173 – 174, 790; Kribbs 865; Smyth: pp. 79 – 81; Lewis: p. 20; Evans 34991.