Lot 19 of 338:
Alcoholics Anonymous First Edition Eighth Printing  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$420
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How More Than Fourteen Thousand Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism
Author:
[Wilson, William (Bill W.)]
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Works Publishing Inc.
Date:
1945
Description:

viii, [2], 400 pp. 21x14.5 cm (8¼x5¾"), original dark blue cloth, title blindstamped on cover, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition, eighth printing.

The first AA Big Book in the smaller size format (a casualty of the wartime effort and this being the thinnest of all the printings); one of 20,000 copies printed in February, 1945. In two facsimile dust jackets.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Slight rubbing to ends of lightly leaning spine, faint flaking to gilt; faint foxing to edge of textblock; near fine.
 
Item number:
301096
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