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    Omnibook Magazine [v10 #10, September 1948] ed. Maxwell M. Geffen & Victor W. Knauth (Omnibook Inc., 35¢, 194pp, 5.4" x 7.75")
    A selection of “authorized abridgements of current best-selling books”.
    • 1 · The Golden Hawk · Frank Yerby · n. The Dial Press 1948; abridged.
    • 47 · Appointment on the Hill · Dorothy Detzer · ex Henry Holt 1948
    • 49 · The Iron Curtain · Igor Gouzenko · nf Dutton 1948; abridged.
    • 69 · Pilgrim’s Inn · Elizabeth Goudge · n. Coward-McCann 1948; abridged.
    • 113 · The Girl from Dream Street [from New York: Confidential!] · Jack Lait & Lee Mortimer · ex Ziff-Davis 1948
    • 115 · A Ghost Town on the Yellowstone · Elliot Paul · nf Random House 1948; abridged.
    • 194 · Back and Forth · [Various] · ms (r)


    Omnibook Magazine [v10 #11, October 1948] ed. Maxwell M. Geffen & Victor W. Knauth (Omnibook Inc., 35¢, 162pp, 5.4" x 7.75")
    A selection of “authorized abridgements of current best-selling books”.
    • 1 · Cry, the Beloved Country · Alan Paton · n. Scribner’s 1948; abridged.
    • 43 · Talking Mule Talks Back · David Stern · ar (r)
    • 45 · A Guide to Confident Living · Norman Vincent Peale · ex Prentice-Hall 1948
    • 60 · Mencken on the Pronunciation of American [from The American Language—Supplement II] · H. L. Mencken · ex Knopf 1948
    • 63 · Our Gifted Son · Dorothy Baker · n. Houghton Mifflin 1948; abridged.
    • 95 · Common Fallacies Regarding United States History · Orville A. Lindquist · ex The Dietz Press 1948
    • 97 · “Yellow Kid” Weil · W. T. Brannon · nf Ziff-Davis 1948; abridged.
    • 129 · My Uncle Jan · Janet Auslander & Audrey Wurdemann · ex Longmans, Green 1948
    • 135 · I Didn’t Know It Was Loaded · Robert C. Ruark · nf Doubleday 1948; abridged.
    • 162 · Back and Forth · [Various] · ms (r)


    Omnibook Magazine [v11 #1, December 1948] ed. Maxwell M. Geffen & Victor W. Knauth (Omnibook Inc., 35¢, 162pp, 5.4" x 7.75")
    A selection of “authorized abridgements of current best-selling books”.
    • 1 · The Heart of the Matter · Graham Greene · n. Viking 1948; abridged.
    • 47 · Move Over, DeMaupassant · Billy Rose · vi Wine, Women and Words, Glenmore Productions 1948
    • 48 · The Longest Way ’Round · Billy Rose · vi Wine, Women and Words, Glenmore Productions 1948
    • 49 · Brass Hat with Brains · Billy Rose · vi Wine, Women and Words, Glenmore Productions 1948
    • 51 · How Can I Ever Thank You? · Billy Rose · vi Wine, Women and Words, Glenmore Productions 1948
    • 52 · The West at Bay · Barbara Ward · nf W.W. Norton 1948; abridged.
    • 80 · 3 Men...and an Idea · Anon. · ms (r)
    • 82 · The Lost Art of Profanity · Burges Johnson · ex Bobbs-Merrill 1948
    • 89 · Intruder in the Dust · William Faulkner · n. Random House 1948; abridged.
    • 130 · Smile Please · Mildred Spurrier Topp · ex Houghton Mifflin 1948
    • 136 · How to Live Within Your Income · J. K. Lasser & Sylvia F. Porter · ex Simon & Schuster 1948
    • 158 · The Fireside Quiz Book · John V. Cooper & Raymond J. Healy · ex Simon & Schuster 1948
    • 162 · Back and Forth · [Various] · ms (r)


    Omnibook Magazine [v11 #3, February 1949] ed. Maxwell M. Geffen & Victor W. Knauth (Omnibook Inc., 35¢, 162pp, 5.4" x 7.75")
    A selection of “authorized abridgements of current best-selling books”.
    • 1 · Tomorrow Will Be Better · Betty Smith · n. Harper 1948; abridged.
    • 45 · A Man of Simple Greatness [from America Through British Eyes] · John Bernard · ex The Oxford University Press 1948
    • 49 · The Best of Times · Ludwig Bemelmans · nf Simon & Schuster 1948; abridged.
    • 75 · Bet a Million! · Lloyd Wendt & Herman Kogan · ex Bobbs-Merrill 1948
    • 79 · How to Say It? [from The Lewis English Refresher and Vocabulary Builder] · Norman Lewis · ex Wilfred Funk 1945
    • 80 · The Language of World War II · A. Marjorie Taylor · ex H.W. Wilson 1944
    • 82 · Toward the Morning · Hervey Allen · n. Rinehart 1948; abridged.
    • 128 · The City Boy · Herman Wouk · ex Simon & Schuster 1948
    • 133 · Popcorn on the Ginza · Lucy Herndon Crockett · nf William Sloane 1949; abridged.
    • 159 · Of All Fool Things · Dick Hyman · ex Duell, Sloane, Pearce 1948
    • 162 · Back and Forth · [Various] · ms (r)


    Omnibook Magazine [v11 #4, March 1949] ed. Maxwell M. Geffen & Victor W. Knauth (Omnibook Inc., 35¢, 162pp, 5.4" x 7.75")
    A selection of “authorized abridgements of current best-selling books”.
    • 1 · The Young Lions · Irwin Shaw · n. Random House 1948; abridged.
    • 57 · How to Call a Man a Name? [from The Lewis English Refresher and Vocabulary Builder] · Norman Lewis · ex Wilfred Funk 1945
    • 59 · The Lunatic Fringe [from Blackstone and White Rock] · Milton Farber · ex Dutton 1948
    • 62 · The Running of the Tide · Esther Forbes · n. Houghton Mifflin 1948; abridged.
    • 118 · Sweet and Sour · Joseph Wechsberg · ex Houghton Mifflin 1948
    • 123 · Shake Well Before Using · Bennett Cerf · nf Simon & Schuster 1948; abridged.
    • 157 · How Satan Brewed His Snake Oil [from Joseph Goebbels: The Devil’s Advocate] · Curt Riess · ex Doubleday 1948
    • 162 · Back and Forth · [Various] · ms (r)



    Omnibook Magazine [v11 #11, October 1949] ed. Maxwell M. Geffen & Victor W. Knauth (Omnibook Inc., 35¢, 146pp, 5.4" x 7.75")
    A selection of “authorized abridgements of current best-selling books”.
    • 1 · The Brave Bulls · Tom Lea · n. Little, Brown 1949; abridged.
    • 46 · Mysteries and Adventures along the Atlantic Coast · Edward Rowe Snow · ex Dodd, Mead 1948
    • 56 · Alexander Duval’s Dynasty [from Vines in the Sun] · Idwal Jones · ex Morrow 1949
    • 58 · With a Feather on My Nose · Billie Burke & Cameron Shipp · nf Appleton-Century 1949; abridged.
    • 88 · Calling Names [from The Jumbo Entertainer] · Harold Hart · ex Hart Publishing 1946
    • 89 · Cream Hill Calendar [from Cream Hill] · Lewis Gannett · ex Viking 1949
    • 98 · The Chain · Paul I. Wellman · n. Doubleday 1949; abridged.
    • 144 · Barbs by Oscar Wilde · Oscar Wilde · ms (r)
    • 146 · Back and Forth · [Various] · ms (r)


    Omnibook Magazine [v11 #12, November 1949] ed. Maxwell M. Geffen & Victor W. Knauth (Omnibook Inc., 35¢, 146pp, 5.4" x 7.75")
    A selection of “authorized abridgements of current best-selling books”.
    • 1 · The Aspirin Age: 1919-1941 · ed. Isabel Leighton · nf Simon & Schuster 1949
    • 43 · Morning Faces · John Mason Brown · ex Whittlesey House 1949
    • 50 · Call It Treason · George Howe · nf Viking 1949; abridged.
    • 99 · Black Bart [from Wells Fargo] · Edward Hungerford · ex Random House 1949
    • 103 · Who Said It— [from The Jumbo Entertainer] · Harold Hart · ex Hart Publishing 1946
    • 105 · The Blue Field · John Moore · ex Whittlesey House 1948
    • 118 · The Doctor Wears Three Faces · Mary Bard · nf J.B. Lippincott 1949; abridged.
    • 144 · Shafts by Shaw · George Bernard Shaw · ms (r)
    • 146 · Back and Forth · [Various] · ms (r)






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