[ModLib] Modern Library College Editions
ron at scribblemonger.com
Mon Mar 17 14:42:34 EDT 2014
The MLCE project is just commencing and there will be a great deal of
information needed. Once the structure is complete we will be requesting
> Hello Ron
> Don't mean to delve into something that might almost be concluded, but I
> am wondering if you wish those of us who have College editions, to scan
> covers, data, or list anything and send to you for your review and
> possible use.
> More that glad to help in any way that I can.
> With Regards,
> On Mar 16, 2014, at 7:39 AM, Ron Holl wrote:
>> Hi Barry,
>> Thanks very much for sending that information.
>> The unnumbered titles (1981 and later) have numbers assigned; did you
>> number those in order of release or was there a reference to those
>> somewhere? All book lists I've seen for that era use the fourth through
>> eighth digits of the SBN for identification.
>> Many of the titles marked as not included in the regular ML were regular
>> ML titles, but differed in some way such as introduction author,
>> translation, or inclusion of a review. I think we may go one step
>> and differentiate as such:
>> - Identical to regular ML (many are like this)
>> - Title in regular ML, but some difference in this edition (Pascals
>> Pensées or Mann's Death in Venice)
>> - Title unique to MLCE (Democracy in America)
>> O'Neill's Later Plays would be in the third category since only one play
>> (Ah, Wilderness!) appeared in the regular or giant ML. The other three
>> plays are unique.
>> Thanks again!
>>> I haven't added much -- if anything -- to the MLCE list in recent
>>> but here it is. Items in red don't have complete information or need
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Ron Holl" <ron at scribblemonger.com>
>>> To: "For collectors of Modern Library books" <modlib at thuban.owu.edu>
>>> Sent: Saturday, March 15, 2014 2:55:32 PM
>>> Subject: [ModLib] Modern Library College Editions
>>> Does anyone collect the Modern Library College Editions? I'm gathering
>>> some information on them, and am interested if there are any experts in
>>> this ML collecting branch.
>>> Barry, years ago you provided an MLCE checklist in the ML Collector.
>>> you have an electronic copy of that which you can share? We'd like to
>>> that information to the database. I only have paper checklists from
>>> lists inside the books (and on the back of the books).
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