Returns the Common Knowledge data for a work.
This method does not require authentication.
api_key (required)
Your API key. See your LibraryThing developer profile to get a key.
You must supply at least one of these arguments in your request.
If you supply more than one of the arguments they will be tried in the order listed here until a valid response is generated.
id (optional)
The LibraryThing work ID.
Note: you can find this number in work URLs on the site. In the following URL (Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell) the work ID is 1060:
example: 1060
isbn (optional)
An ISBN for any edition of the work
example: 0765356155
lccn (optional)
An LCCN number for an edition of the work
oclc (optional)
The OCLC number for the work
name (optional)
The name of the work
example: Jonathan Strange
Example Request
Example Response
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