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: 10163

Estimated Value: $2,000

Title:  Yankee and Boston Literary Gazette
Category:  Literary
Volume:  1
Issue:  1
Date:  December 1829
Published in:  Boston, MA

This issue contains a 4 page article entitled “unpublished poetry” devoted to lengthy pre-publication excerpts and critical acclaim of “Al Aaraaf” and other early works of Edgar Allan Poe. This also includes lengthy excerpts from “Tamberlane”, here published for the first time, This is the earliest Poe magazine appearance of any length. A copy in wrappers, annotated by the compiler, is item 29 in the 1992 Poe Catalog of the Nineteenth Century Shop.