Lot 20 of 338:
Alcoholics Anonymous 1st Ed 9th Printing Dust Jacket  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$360
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$600 - $900

Title:
Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism
Author:
[Wilson, William (Bill W.)]
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Works Publishing Inc.
Date:
1946
Description:

viii, [2], 400 pp. 22x15 cm (8½x6"), original dark blue cloth, title blindstamped on cover, spine lettered in gilt, original dust jacket. First Edition, ninth printing.

One of 20,000 printed in January, 1946. In the same year, the long form of the "Twelve Traditions" was published in the AA Grapevine, which also stated "AA has 6,000 members in 180 groups."

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Condition:
Jacket worn with loss along edges; scuffing to cloth along spine, faint rubbing on edges; foxing to endpapers and edge of textblock, text clean throughout; near fine in good jacket.
 
Item number:
301097
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