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Fors clavigera :
letters to the workmen and labourers of Great Britain /
by John Ruskin.

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Main Author: Ruskin, John, 1819-1900.
Related Names: Greenaway, Kate 1846-1901, ill.
Language(s): English
Published: London : Printed for the author by Smith, Elder & Co. ... and sold only by Mr. G. Allen ..., 1871-1884.
Subjects: Social problems.
Aesthetics.
Conduct of life > Conduct of life / Early works to 1800.
Great Britain > Great Britain / Social conditions > Great Britain / Social conditions / 19th century.
Books in parts.
Note: The ill. in v. 8 are by Kate Greenaway.
The indexes are based on the second edition of the earlier letters which vary in their pagination from the first edition. cf. Ruskin's Works, ed. by E. T. Cook, v. 29, p. 605-606.
Vols. II and IV contain a "Supplementary number" (Index to vol. I-II and III-IV respectively).
Letters 1-36 are paged separately; the remainder, by volume.
Letters 1-84 issued monthly from Jan. 1, 1871-Dec. 1, 1877; letters [85]-96 issued irregularly from Jan. 1878 to Christmas 1884.
Letters [90]-96 have a special caption title.
Letters 1-20 of first series and 4-12 of "New series" (i.e. no. [88]-96) were issued with special title-pages.
The general title-pages to v. I-III were issued in 1875 and antedated: 1871-1873.
Imprint of letters varies.
First edition; consists of 96 letters issued separately, in 2 series: no. 1-84; n.s., no. 1-12 (w.n. [85]-[90], 91-96). The letters were subsequently collected into 8 v. of 12 letters each, to which general title-pages were prefixed.
Physical Description: 96 pts. : ill., facsims., ports. ; 23 cm.
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