Lot 17 of 338:
Alcoholics Anonymous 1st Edition 6th Printing  

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Title:
Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How More Than Ten Thousand Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism
Author:
[Wilson, William (Bill W.)]
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Works Publishing Company
Date:
1944
Description:

viii, [2], 400 pp. 23.5x16 cm (9¼x6¼"), original dark blue cloth, title blindstamped on cover, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition, sixth printing.

One of 5000 copies printed in June, 1944, which is the same month the first issue of the AA Grapevine was published, which would later be adopted as the national publication of AA. The first of the War Time issues with the bulk of the page block reduced in thickness. In facsimile dust jacket.

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Condition:
Light rubbing to cloth along spine, edges of spine, and corners of boards; text clean throughout; near fine.
 
Item number:
301094
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