[ModLib] ModernLib New Feature: ML Chronicles Series

Chad Bernu skinnygypsy at yahoo.com
Sat Jul 9 22:58:59 EDT 2016

Thanks guys!

> On Jul 9, 2016, at 9:12 PM, Ron Holl <ron at scribblemonger.com> wrote:
> Bill Hornick and I have added the Modern Library Chronicles series to
> ModernLib. The ML Chronicles is a history series released between 2000 and
> 2011, although the paperback editions are still being printed by the ML
> (at least, some of them are).  Thanks to Scot for providing an editorial
> review of the material.  This feature is available here:
> http://modernlib.com/Identifiers/chronicles/mlChronicles.html
> Documenting this series started in 2006, as part of the Amenities of
> Modern Library Collecting site, when the series was still actively
> releasing new titles.  In that year I found a jacketed copy of Fussell's
> "Boys' Crusade" for a buck in a half price bookstore, and wondered what it
> was... both the jacket and the hardcover spines had a number listed along
> with a torchbearer.  I bought it, and (of course) the first thing I did
> was tell Scot about it.  Neither of us knew the ML had numbered anything
> after the classical era ended (in 1970, as far as releasing new titles in
> that era).  jWol (John Wolansky) had a few of them, including at least one
> of the unusual initial jackets on the first titles.
> The Chronlicles project at Amenities was never completed, even after we
> merged ModernLib (nee Dogeared) and Amenities.  When we recently discussed
> adding 1990 and later material, this series was one of the candidates
> (since the work was already started). It turned out that Bill H. has an
> extensive collection of the Chronicles including HCs with DJs, the PBs,
> and BCEs. So it was decided to do the Chronicles series next (the ML Minis
> being the first).  After ten years it is finally complete!
> Additional "new" ML material will be added in the near future.
> ron
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