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: 10420


Estimated Value: $400


Title: What’s the Use
Category: Miscellany, Little Magazine
Volume: 1 – 4
Issue: 1-6 ea.
Local ID: 10420
Date: June 1901 – August 1904
Published in: East Aurora, NY
A monthly chapbook published by John Haworth and edited by William S. Rann (b. 1861, also edited a few local listories) for “The Society for the Propagation of Decency.” Bound with all wrppers and ads in quarter calf, presentation of the publisher to the editor in 1905. Not in Hoffman. Not in ULS or OCLC. Only reference found is a brief mention (incomplete bibiography) in American Little Magazines of the Fin de Siecle by Kirsten McCloud, University of Toronto Press, 2018. Most probably a unique set.