It's more than a book. It's a way of life. Alcoholics Anonymous -- the Big Book -- has served as a lifeline to millions worldwide. First published in 1939, Alcoholics Anonymous sets forth cornerstone concepts of recovery from alcoholism and tells the stories of men and women who have overcome the disease. With publication of the second edition in ...Read MoreIt's more than a book. It's a way of life. Alcoholics Anonymous -- the Big Book -- has served as a lifeline to millions worldwide. First published in 1939, Alcoholics Anonymous sets forth cornerstone concepts of recovery from alcoholism and tells the stories of men and women who have overcome the disease. With publication of the second edition in 1955, the third edition in 1976, and now the fourth edition in 2001, the essential recovery text has remained unchanged while personal stories have been added to reflect the growing and diverse fellowship. The long-awaited fourth edition features 24 new personal stories of recovery. -- the most widely used resource for millions of individuals in recovery -- contains full, original text describing AA program -- updated with 24 new personal storiesRead Less
Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism. Hardcover in dust jacket. 8vo. Third edition (1976), 40th printing (1991). About fine condition in dust jacket with light rubbing at edges. Very minor wear to text block. 575 pp. In protective Mylar.
Very Good- No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 575pp. HB blue w/blue embossed cover w/gilt on spine; tears along hinge @half-title pg. otherwise clean, tight pgs. The story of how many thousands of men and women have recovered from alcoholism.
GOOD. JACKET: SOILED DJ. 5 3/4 X 8 1/4. The Dtory of How Many thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism, insription to previous owner from his mom and front end page; 3rd edition new and revised; 14th printing, 1983 _PAB_
Very Good+ in Very Good+ jacket. Second Edition New and Revised sixteenth Printing 1974. Quite nice and tight. Scant page edge soil. Nicked jacket has just a couple of short closed tears, and a couple of tiny chips. 'Donated by AA' rubber stamps and ownership info. to pastedowns, plus the same rubber stamp to two pages in text. No other markings, tight and bright.
N.p. : (Carry The Message, Inc.). 1992. First edition thus. Small stout quarto. Gilt titled red cloth. Fine in dustjacket with a trace of rubbing else fine. Serial number has been stamped on bottom title page and lower final page. Introduction to reprint is laid in. A gorgeous copy of the 1992 exact reprint of the very scarce first edition. Uncommon in it's own right.
Good+ No Jacket. First printing with "realy" on p. xx and "6000" on p. 16. Misspelling was corrected in later printings and "6000" become "7000" in third printing. Navy Blue cloth and boards, with faded spine, gilt lettering legible. 5 3/4 x 8 1/4. Light edge-wear overall. Clean, unmarked text. Some light soiling to edges. Binding & hinges very good. 575 pages.
We are a faith-based community counseling center and regularly purchase used copies of the AA Big Book to give away to our clients who are mostly low-income. As the grand-daddy of all self-help substance abuse books, we believe that everyone should have access to the wisdom and suggestions the Big Book has to offer.
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