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Austin Osman Spare (1886–1956)

Author of The Book of Pleasure

Includes the names: A.O. Spare, A. O. Spare, Austin Spare, Austin O. Spare, Austin Osman Spare, Austin Osmond Spare

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477 (509)1139,399 (3.77)50
The Book of Pleasure 60 copies, 2 reviews
Anathema of Zos 49 copies
Focus of Life 37 copies
A Book of Satyrs 31 copies, 1 review
Earth Inferno 20 copies
Two Grimoires 14 copies
The Book of Ugly Ecstasy 11 copies, 1 review
Now for Reality 10 copies
The Valley of Fear 9 copies, 2 reviews
The Necromancers (Cover artist, some editions) 32 copies
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Spare's art was exhibited by the Royal Academy when he was only 16, causing a surge in public attention directed his way.
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