Apr 14, 2015 - Sale 2380

Sale 2380 - Lot 5

Price Realized: $ 16,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: The Story of How More than One Hundred Men Have Recovered from Alcoholism. viii, [2], 400 pages. 8vo, original red cloth gilt, spine just a bit faded, minimal wear; internally quite clean with no provenance markings. New York: Works Publishing Company, 1939

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first edition, first printing of the AA "Big Book," one of the most influential books of the twentieth century. The redemption of one hundred men is an impressive accomplishment, but the group has now grown to more than a million members. This is one of the cleanest copies of the first printing we have traced at auction.