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    Omnibook Magazine [Vol. 10 No. 9, August 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 Bishop’s Mantle · Agnes Sligh Turnbull · n. Macmillan US, 1948; abridged.
    • 51 · He Stopped Dying at 53 · Dale Carnegie · ex from How to Stop Worrying and Start Living, Simon & Schuster, 1948
    • 56 · To the Queen’s Taste · Robert Service · ex from Harper of Heaven, Dodd, Mead, 1948
    • 59 · White House Diary · Henrietta Nesbitt · nf Doubleday, 1948; abridged.
    • 91 · Brensham Village · John Moore · ex Simon & Schuster, 1948
    • 99 · The Outer Edges · Charles Jackson · n. Rinehart, 1948; abridged.
    • 147 · Mencken on Vocabulary · H. L. Mencken · ex from The American Language—Supplement II, Knopf, 1948
    • 149 · Civilization on Trial · Arnold J. Toynbee · nf The Oxford University Press, 1948; abridged.
    • 183 · All Things Considered · Howard Vincent O’Brien · ex (r)
    • 194 · Back and Forth · [Various] · ms (r)


    Omnibook Magazine [Vol. 10 No. 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 · Jack Lait & Lee Mortimer · ex from New York: Confidential!, 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 [Vol. 10 No. 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 · H. L. Mencken · ex from The American Language—Supplement II, 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 · ar 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 [Vol. 11 No. 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 by Billy Rose, Glenmore Productions, 1948
    • 48 · The Longest Way ’Round · Billy Rose · vi Wine, Women and Words by Billy Rose, Glenmore Productions, 1948
    • 49 · Brass Hat with Brains · Billy Rose · vi Wine, Women and Words by Billy Rose, Glenmore Productions, 1948
    • 51 · How Can I Ever Thank You? · Billy Rose · vi Wine, Women and Words by Billy Rose, Glenmore Productions, 1948
    • 52 · The West at Bay · Barbara Ward · nf W.W. Norton, 1948; abridged.
    • 80 · 3 Men…and an Idea · [uncredited] · 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 [Vol. 11 No. 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 · John Bernard · ex from America Through British Eyes, 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? · Norman Lewis · ex from The Lewis English Refresher and Vocabulary Builder, 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 [Vol. 11 No. 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? · Norman Lewis · ex from The Lewis English Refresher and Vocabulary Builder, Wilfred Funk, 1945
    • 59 · The Lunatic Fringe · Milton Farber · ex from Blackstone and White Rock, Dutton, 1948
    • 62 · The Running of the Tide · Esther Forbes · n. Houghton Mifflin, 1948; abridged.
    • 118 · Sweet and Sour · Joseph Wechsberg · ss The New Yorker September 27 1947
    • 123 · Shake Well Before Using · Bennett Cerf · nf Simon & Schuster, 1948; abridged.
    • 157 · How Satan Brewed His Snake Oil · Curt Riess · ex from Joseph Goebbels: The Devil’s Advocate, Doubleday, 1948
    • 162 · Back and Forth · [Various] · ms (r)



    Omnibook Magazine [Vol. 11 No. 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 · Idwal Jones · ex from Vines in the Sun, Morrow, 1949
    • 58 · With a Feather on My Nose · Billie Burke & Cameron Shipp · nf Appleton-Century, 1949; abridged.
    • 88 · Calling Names · Harold Hart · ex from The Jumbo Entertainer, Hart Publishing, 1946
    • 89 · Cream Hill Calendar · Lewis Gannett · ex from Cream Hill, 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)


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