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: 5094

Estimated Value: $600

Title:  Western Monthly Magazine, A Continuation of the Illinois Monthly Magazine
Category:  Literary, Regional, Travel
Volume:  2-4
Issue:  1-6
Date:  January 1834 – December 1835
Published in:  Cincinnati, OH
 The most successful early western magazine, a monthly edited by James Hall. These are the first volumes published under this title, containing early and important examples of ‘the literature of the west’. It also published articles on travel, a series on Ohio history and a contest-winning article in April 1834, entitled “A New England Sketch” by Harriet Beecher (later Stowe). Its predecessor, “Illinois Monthly Magazine”, which lasted for one year, was the first magazine published in that state.