The Knickerbacker, or New-York Monthly Magazine
Peabody & Co.
Volume 1, number 1
Knickerbocker Magazine (the name assumed after the first issue) was the distinctive product of its influential editor, Lewis Gaylord Clark, for three decades. It was a veritable guidebook to New York sensibilities, with a venerable stable of contributors that included Washington Irving, William Cullen Bryant, and James Fenimore Cooper.