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Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story Of How Many Thousands Of Men And Women Have Recovered From Alcoholism by Bill Wilson; Alcoholics Anonymous - Second Edition, First State - 1955 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story Of How Many Thousands Of Men And Women Have Recovered From Alcoholism

by Bill Wilson; Alcoholics Anonymous

Condition: Very good +/missing


New York: Alcoholics Anonymous Publishing Company, 1955. Second Edition, First State. Cloth. Very good +/missing. A very good plus second edition (1955), first state with no dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with clear spots on back cover. Absolutely no markings. Text block is sound and square. First state: "really" is misspelled on page xx as "realy", and the number "6000" is in the footnote on page 16. A nice addition for any collector of AAiana. xxx, 575 pp. Octavo, 5 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches tall.
  • Bookseller: Uncommon Works, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 604
  • Title: Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story Of How Many Thousands Of Men And Women Have Recovered From Alcoholism
  • Author: Bill Wilson; Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Format/binding: Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very good +
  • Jacket condition: missing
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Second Edition, First State
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Alcoholics Anonymous Publishing Company
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1955
  • Keywords: AA. A.A., recovery, big book, alcohol, drinking, gift, first, edition, collect, bill wilson, dr. bob. silkworth, old timer
  • Bookseller catalogs: Philosophy & Religions;
  • Subjects: PHILOSOPHY / Religious;


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