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librar. H.& P J. OSWALD Magazine POLAR #5 IVe Folder Patricia HIGHSMITH 1992

librar. H.& P J. OSWALD Magazine POLAR #5 IVe Folder Patricia HIGHSMITH 1992

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A follow on ...
at auction and in my store "AmidesLivres"
AVery Importantset of books (some with dedications) science fiction, fantastic,.
Police literature,Various magazinesold or recent, poetry, literature,.
from the library of publishers
Hélène and Pierre-Jean

Course, a very large number of titles of the various collections of the "Néo" editions,
including the rarest...

Pierre-Jean Oswald
Pierre-Jean Oswald, born September 25, 1931 and died on September 28, 2000 in Paris, is a french Publisher.
It publishes including novels and theatrical and poetic works most often self-published.
He defends authors and subjects less emphasised, especially after the movements
revolt of May 1968.

In the early 1950s, Pierre-Jean Oswald becomes Publisher and "discoverer", installed in Honfleur and Paris.
He then devoted himself to a collection of poetry in paperback to make known poets such as Franck Venaille or the Breton Paol Keineg.

In 1957, he published the poets of the Algerian Revolution. From 1960, he edits the journalPoetic action.
In 1977, forced into bankruptcy, it must suspend its activity, which leaves 300 authors without a Publisher.

In the 1980s, with the help of his wife Helen (1929-2017), he resumed his activity as an editor and discoverer of texts known.with the creation of the new Editions Oswald (Neo), specialized in popular literature
mainly thescience fiction and fantasybut also the novel.

Both have done a remarkable job to publicize and publish very important foreign authors
in the field of fantasy, that so far there
were unknown in France (in particular Clark Ashton Smith).

He also published the complete Sherlock Holmes and Harry Dickson.
Ten years later, he launched the editions of the eighth Art, dedicated to the cult television series.

He finished his career as an editor to the Editions of the beautiful letters


The Magazine of the policeman


Polar is a journal devoted to the novel and its authors defining itself as the Magazine of the police officer.

Number 1 was released in April 1979. The Chief Editor is François Guérif with the editorial review in the continuity of the journalsAlfred Hitchcock magazineANDMystery magazinewhich have ceased publication in 1975 and 1976 and is placed under the "moral patronage" Maurice Renault, founder Editions OPTA, ofAlfred Hitchcock magazineandPolice Book Club.The original drafting Committee consists of Richard Bocci also the Director of the publication, Serge Clérambault, François Guérif, Michel Lebrun, Pascal Mérigeau and Roland Proval.

The purpose of the review is 'maintain the news, present unpublished News '.
and the authors sometimes poorly known. »

Each issue includes aFOLDERdedicated to an author with an analysis of Jean-Pierre Deloux
often an interview, a bibliography, as appropriate a filmography and usually a new novel.
The first issue is devoted to William Irish. Number 4 is an exception as it has 6 news and our regular features. In each issue, are published reviews of novels, movies and television series. Michel Lebrun holds a Crimoscopie column and from number 24,.
Jean-Patrick cufflinks publishes its black Notes.

The journal has 4 versions.

No. 1 at number 21, the publication is monthly except for the indicated 21 bimonthly
because of the gap between number 20 (July 1981) and 21 (October 1981). 2 special issue numbers containing news are also published. The Polar title is subtitled the magazine of the police officer.

Number 22 (January 1982) at number 28 (October 1983), after a takeover by the news Editions Oswald, the publication is quarterly. There is a double numbering, number 22 is the number 1 of the new series.

In 1984, for 2 numbers, it takes the name ofPolar magazineThe Magazine of the black novel and the film police officer.

In 1990, taken over by the shores editions, the magazine reappears under the titleQuarterly journal Polar. The Director is François Guérif and the editor in Chief is Michel Lebrun. Jean-Pierre Deloux, Stéphane Bourgoin, Alain Demouzon, Éric Libiot and Jean-Patrick cufflinks are members of the drafting Committee.
The numbering starts again at number 1 and 24 numbers and 4 special issues devoted entirely
authors are published until May 2001.

For each of the 4 attempts at publication of the magazine, the small circulation is the cause of the failure,
the journal ends in 2001.


(4th series)


N ° 5

January 1992

Editions shores

File: Patricia HIGHSMITH

First Printing
PIN, square back, In-8 Format ( 21.5 x 13.5 cm), 187pp., hardcover illustrated soft cover colors

(Nice condition overall, clean and fresh)

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Nice copy, clean and fresh on the inside

A few Illustrations, photographs


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