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Alcoholics Anonymous Books Signed


 

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Alcoholics Anonymous
First Edition First printing 1939 Big Book, SIGNED by Bill Wilson, Dr. Bob, Sybil Corwin +

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How It Worked

SIGNED by author "The Story Of Clarence H. Snyder And The Early Days Of Alcoholics Anonymous In Cleveland, Ohio" by Mitchell K.

$120.00

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Alcoholics Anonymous
First Edition, Eleventh Printing 1947
A Recently Discovered Treasure !

Dr. William D. Silkworth's Personal book, INSCRIBED to him by Bill Wilson (His full name), Christmas, 1949

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Clancy Got Well SIGNED by Author

From Hell To Here 1963 First edition INSCRIPTION from Bonnie Patterson
by Bonnie Patterson Boston: The Christopher Publishing House, 1963 First edition, Hardcover, 211pp. Book is in Very Good condition. 100% Gold Gild. Some rubbing to front of cover and spine and around edges. Inscription from Bonnie Patterson written on the first blank page. Moderate age discoloration. No other defects.

$125.

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Children Of The Healer

Children Of The Healer The Story Of Dr. Bob's Kidsby Bob Smith and Sue Smith Windows as told to P. Christine Brewer.

Park Ridge, IL: Parkside Publishing Corporation, 1992 second printing, Soft cover, SIGNED by Sue Smith Windows.

$275.

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$100.


 

Sobriety and Beyond by  Father Ralph Pfau INSCRIBED by Father Ralph Pfau

Indianapolis: SMT Publishing Co., Inc., 1955 Second printing, March 1956, 411pp. Signed by author "Sincerely Father Pfau".

Father Ralph Pfau, known originally as Father "John Doe" traces the spiritual roots of Alcoholics Anonymous and explains the fundamental
and enduring truths contained in the Twelve Steps.

Book is in Very Good condition with previous owner's name on inside front board. Repair to front inside spine.

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# JH101

$1100.


 A New Pair Of Glasses, First Printing 1984 INSCRIBED by Chuck Chamberlain

Irvine, CA: 1984 First printing, Hardcover, 143pp.

This book has an inscription by author Chuck Chamberlain to the current owner "With Love Chuck Chamberlain To Jim" his full name !
Book also comes with the story of the signing from Jim H. Chuck Chamberlain (The Father of actor Richard Chamberlin) was born August 3, 1902 in Indiana.
Deceased December 14, 1984.

Book is in NEAR FINE condition with its Original dust jacket in Very Good + condition in an acid free protective cover.

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# VM163

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 A New Pair Of Glasses, First Printing 1984 INSCRIBED by Chuck Chamberlin to Manuel C.

Irvine, CA: 1984 First printing, Hardcover, 143pp.

This is an important piece of A.A. history ! This book has an inscription by author Chuck Chamberlin
(The Father of the actor Richard Chamberlin) to Manuel C. who was possibly the first Mexican to join
A.A. in CA (Sobriety date August 11, 1951). Included is Manuel's personal typed original eulogy read
by him at Chuck's funeral along with two of the memorial service cards attached to book by tape that
could be removed and an older loose photo of Chuck ! The Inscription refers to Manuel as Chuck's
brown Son, "To Manuel C. my brown son with love Chuck C."

Book is in Very Good + condition, Comes with its Original dust jacket in Very Good + condition,
Inscribed to Manuel C. with memorial service cards, photo and personal typed eulogy read at
Chuck's funeral !

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# V429

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  Alcoholics Anonymous Comes of Age A Brief History Of A.A. Originally from Yevlin
Gardners's personal library INSCRIBED by Bill Wilson to Yev !

NY: Alcoholics Anonymous Publishing, Inc. 1957 First Edition H-G stated, Hardcover,
335pp.

Book is inscribed By Bill Wilson 11/05/1958. The inscription reads: "Dear Yev - This
in gratitude for your treasured friendship and for all that you have done for so many of
us ny/11/5/58 Ever Bill".

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# JF110

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Alcoholics Anonymous First Edition, Ninth Printing 1946 Big Book -
SIGNED by Bill & Lois Wilson, and Marty Mann !

NY: Works Publishing, inc. 1946 Hardcover, 400pp.

Book is in GOOD condition. The cover is very worn and cocked. The edges and corners of
book are frayed and rubbed. Water spots, stains, and age discoloration to front and back
of cover. Gold Gild completely worn off. Age discoloration to pages through out book. A
water stain/mark to bottom front end of spine area stains the pages until about page 25.
Signed by Marty Mann above newspaper clipping about Mrs. Marty Mann.
And signed by Bill & Lois W at a later date.
Comes with New Reproduction dust jacket from http://www.dustjackets.org/.

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# VM100

$75.

  Back To Basics - The Alcoholics Anonymous Beginners' Meetings SIGNED
by Wally P.
Tucson, AZ: Faith With Works Publishing Company, Second Edition, New and
Revised, 1998 First Printing. Book is SIGNED by author "It's All About Saving Lives Wally P."
Book is in FINE condition As New.

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# GH142

$40.


  Bill W. "A Different Kind of Hero" SIGNED by author Tom White
by Tom White

Published by Boyds Mills Press, 2003 First edition stated, hardcover, 64pp.
SIGNED "With Best Wishes Tom White"

Book and dust jacket are in FINE (As New) condition.

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# JH1012

$60.

  Bill W. SIGNED by author

by Francis Hartigan
NY: St. Martin's Press, March 2000 First edition stated, hardcover 239pp.

Inscribed by author "To Jeff with all good wishes - Gratefully, Fran Hartigan"

Book and dust jacket are in FINE (As New) condition.

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# VM182

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  Bill W. SIGNED by author

by Robert Thomsen

NY: Harper & Row, Publishers,1975 First edition, Hardcover, 373pp. Fine condition
with dust jacket in Good + condition.

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# XA111

$275.

Children Of The Healer The Story Of Dr. Bob's Kids SIGNED

by Bob Smith and Sue Smith Windows as told to P. Christine Brewer.

Park Ridge, IL: Parkside Publishing Corporation, 1992 second printing, Soft cover, Signed by Sue Smith Windows.
Book is in VERY GOOD + condition.

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# VN111

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 Clancy Got Well SIGNED by Author
By Jay R. Clancy / Ray Harrison

Copyright, 1951. McGrevey Book Store. Hard Cover, 163pp.
Inscribed "Best Wishes from Clancy Ray Harrison"
Book in Very Good ++ condition with light staining to boards and previous owner's name
on inside front board.

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# GH101

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  Diary of Two Motorcycle Hobos SIGNED

Written by Lois Wilson, Edited by Ellie van V.
Ottawa: Gratitude Press, 1998 First Edition First Printing stated. Softcover, 137 pp.

Inscribed by Editor "God bless you in the Fellowship of the Spirit! Ellie Van V, D.O.S. Oct 15, 1988"
Book is in FINE (As New) condition !

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# V194

$125.

  From Hell To Here 1963 First edition INSCRIPTION from Bonnie Patterson
by Bonnie Patterson
Boston: The Christopher Publishing House, 1963 First edition, Hardcover, 211pp.
Book is in Very Good condition. 100% Gold Gild. Some rubbing to front of cover and
spine and around edges. Inscription from Bonnie Patterson written on the first blank
page. Moderate age discoloration. No other defects. Without dust jacket.

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# AM201

$119.

  How It Worked SIGNED BY AUTHOR
"THE STORY OF Clarence H. Snyder AND THE EARLY DAYS OF Alcoholics
Anonymous IN Cleveland, Ohio"

by Mitchell K.
With a foreword by Ernest Kurt Ph.D. Author of Not-God A History Of Alcoholics
Anonymous AA Big Book Study Group, Washingtonville, NY, 1999. Paperback,
First Edition 256pp. Fine (As NEW) condition, Now out-of-print.

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# JF111

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  New Wine - The Spiritual Roots of the Twelve Step Miracle
by Mel B.
Hazelden, Center City, MN, Softcover, First published 1991.
In VERY GOOD+ condition. Has a note, which appears to have been
glued/attached to hinge of book on the first page, from Earl Husband.
There is also an INSCRIPTION from Mel B on title page.

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# ABN214

$25.

  One Way Home SIGNED by Author
by Forest Dee
NY: Carleton Press Corp., 1995. Hard Cover, Autographed Copy. Besides writing in
top corner of first page, Book is in FINE condition. Dust Jacket is slightly torn on
edges, and is in VERY GOOD + condition.

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#NMPS101

$60.

 Prodigal Shephard, Second Impression, 1958 by Father Ralph Pfau and Al Hirshberg.

SIGNED by Father Pfau.

Hardcover, 250 pp.

Review by Paul de Kruif (inside cover): "Your story is not only the best I've seen about AA, but among the best half
dozen autobiographies I've ever read."

Book is in VERY GOOD ++ condition with two small dents to top of boards, Pages are bright with only the Signature of Father Pfau.
Comes with its Original dust jacket in Very Good - condition in an acid free protective cover.

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# ABN214

$90.

 Psychodynamics Of Alcoholism SIGNED by author
by A.D. Hartmark and Stephen X. McMahon {Illustrator}.
Minneapolis, Minnesota: Citizens' Commission on Alcoholism, Inc., 1960, First,
Hardcover, 128pp. "Here is the hard-hitting, studied handbook on alcoholism, its
deep-laying causes and its deadly effects on the human body and personality
that has long been due. Through its pages the reader can follow the problem
drinker-and no better description has yet been made-along his torturous path
from initial social drink to obsession and destruction."

Book is in Near Fine condition with Authors Inscription on first blank page.

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# ABN167

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 Roads To Radiant Living SIGNED by author
by Charles L. Allen
NY: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1951 believed to be first. Hardcover, 157pp. VERY
GOOD+ condition with previous owner's name and address written on first blank
page. GOOD+ dj.

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# SIG102

$60.

 

 Roads To Radiant Living SIGNED by author
by Charles L. Allen
NY: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1951, First. Hardcover, 157pp.

Inscribed on first blank page "To Harold McDonald, Jr. from Charles L. Allen"
Very Good + condition with original dust jacket in VG condition.

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# GH116

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 Searcy's Book "Two Different Proven Methods on How to Experience the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous" SIGNED by Searcy
A Suggested Assistant for Working the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous

by Searcy Whaley
Inscribed "God Bless Searcy 5/10/46
Soft cover 11"X8", Signed on front by Searcy who was Ebby T's sponsor who introduced Bill W. to the Oxford Group and Bill's First sponsor.
Book is in FINE (As New) condition.

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# ABN660

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  Slaying the Dragon-The History of Addiction treatment and Recovery in America
SIGNED by William L. White.

Bloomington, Illinois: A Chestnut Health Systems Publication, 1998. Soft Cover.
Book is SIGNED by author. Book is in FINE condition.

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# ID112

$125.

  Someday You Can SIGNED by Author
By June Knight
|Boston, MA: Branden Press Publishers. 1975, Hard cover. Book is in NEAR FINE
condition. With ORIGINAL Dust Jacket that is in NEAR FINE condition. Dust Jacket
is covered with a clear plastic sleeve. NO defects to book or dust jacket.

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# V488

$60.

  The Annotated Bibliography of Alcoholics Anonymous 1939-1989
by Charles Bishop, Jr. and Bill Pittman
Wheeling, West Virginia: The Bishop of Books, 1989. Soft Cover, SIGNED by both
authors. # 439 of only 1,000. VG condition, X-Lib with bookplate on inside cover and
covers laminated.

 

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# TSW01

$25.

  The Social World of Alcoholics Anonymous How It Works

by Annette R. Smith, Ph.D.
NY: iUniverse, inc. 2007, First, 148pp. SIGNED by author.
Book is in FINE (As New) condition.

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there's more to Quitting Drinking than Quitting Drinking SIGNED

# J113

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  there's more to Quitting Drinking than Quitting Drinking SIGNED !

by Dr. Paul O.
Laguna Niguel, CA: 1998 Third printing, Soft cover, 223pp. SIGNED by author "Acceptance & Serenity - Paul O"
Dr. Paul O's story is in the third edition Big Book "Doctor, Alcoholic, Addict' page 439. and "Acceptance Was The Answer" page 407 in the fourth edition Big Book.

Book is in FINE (As New) condition.

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there's more to Quitting Drinking than Quitting Drinking SIGNED

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  there's more to Quitting Drinking than Quitting Drinking SIGNED !

by Dr. Paul O.
Laguna Niguel, CA: 1995 First printing, Soft cover, 223pp. SIGNED by author "Val - Acceptance & Peace
- Paul O 8/27/98" Dr. Paul O's story is in the third edition Big Book "Doctor, Alcoholic, Addict' page 439. and
"Acceptance Was The Answer" page 407 in the fourth edition Big Book. Book is in NEAR FINE condition.

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# ABN102

$90.

  To Be Continued…The Alcoholics Anonymous World Bibliography
by Bishop & Pittman
Wheeling, West VI: The Bishop of Books, 1994. Soft Cover, SIGNED by Charlie
Bishop. Fine (As New) condition. Copy #1081 of 15000 copies

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# JF107

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 30th Anniversary Year and International Convention, 1965 Bill Wilson's Bill Wilson's Personal Copy!

New York, NY: 1965 Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. Hardcover, 47pp.

A book about A.A.'s 30th Anniversary Year and International Convention. Bill Wilson's personal copy.

Book is in Very Good + condition. Bill's name written on top right hand corner of cover. Inside on front
board and first page are many personal inscriptions to Bill including one from Nell Wing.

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# V431

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  Twelve Steps And Twelve Traditions First Edition Stated, 1953 Originally from
Yevlin Gardners's personal library INSCRIBED by Bill Wilson to Yev !

NY: Alcoholics Anonymous Publishing, Inc., 1953 First Edition D-C stated, Hardcover
192pp. Book is inscribed By Bill Wilson 6/18/1958 To Yevelin Gardner. Yev was a
close friend of Bill Wilson and was Marty Mann's first assistant when she became the
first director of the National Council on Alcoholism.

The inscription reads: “To Yev – In gratitude for your recovery and for your real service
to so many – Devotedly Bill NY 6/18/53” On first blank page with Yvelin Gardner's
book plate 3"x4" on inside front board “Ex Libris Yvelin Gardner” book plate has two
light stains on it. Other than light aging to pages book is in FINE condition. Book has
its Original dust jacket (price unclipped $2.75) in Very Good condition with chips out
of top and bottom in a BroDart acid free protective cover.

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# BC122

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  Tools For Fools for Alcoholics and Other Human Beings SIGNED
by William M.
Minneapolis, MN: M and M Publishing Co. First Printing, 1971. SIGNED by author.
Book is in NEAR FINE condition.

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# ABN661

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The Collected Ernie Kurtz...SIGNED
by Ernest Kurtz with Foreword by Thomas F. McGovern, Ed.D.
Wheeling, WV: The Bishop of Books, First Edition, 1999. Book is in FINE condition.

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# JF111

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  Grateful To Have Been There - My 42 Years with Bill and Lois, and the Evolution of
Alcoholics Anonymous

By Nell Wing
Park Ridge, IL: Parkside Publishing Corporation. 1992, First Printing, Soft cover,
149pp. INSCRIBED by Nell.

Book is in Near FINE condition.

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# BC112

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Children Of The Healer: The Story Of Dr. Bob's Kids SIGNED
by Bob Smith and Sue Smith Windows as told to P. Christine Brewer. Park Ridge, IL:
Parkside Publishing Corporation 1992. SIGNED by Sue Smith Windows.
Book is in NEAR FINE condition.

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# V276

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  Alcoholics Anonymous Third Edition, Twenty-Eighth Printing 1987 Big Book
SIGNED by Charlie P and Joe M.

NY: AAWS 1987. Book is in Very Good condition with highlighting, underlining and
notes made in book.
Comes with a new reproduction dust jacket from dustjackets.org

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  Diary of Two Motorcycle Hobos SIGNED

Written by Lois Wilson, Edited by Ellie van V.
Ottawa: Gratitude Press, 1998 First Edition First Printing stated. Softcover, 137 pp.
INSCRIBED by Editor "One day at a time Stay on the "Road..." Ellie Van V."

Book is in Near Fine condition !

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# M101

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  Pass It On The story of Bill Wilson and how the A.A. message reached the world

A.A. World Services Inc., 1984 First Printing Hardcover 429pp.
Book is in NEAR FINE condition. Comes with Original Dust Jacket in VG + condition,
small tear at top front. INSCRIBED by Lois Wilson.

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# JF101

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Alcoholics Anonymous First Edition, First Printing 1939 (Big Book)
With New Reproduction Dust Jacket ! INSCRIBED by Nell Wing

NY: Works Publishing Company, April 1939

Book is in Very Good condition. Most of the Gold Gild is rubbed off. The corners
and edges of cover are slightly rubbed and frayed. Some fading, age discoloration,
and worn spots to cover. Comes with New Reproduction Dust Jacket that has an
acid free protective cover. No other defects found inside of book.

Inscribed by Nell Wing to the owner at the time (Dated 1991). There is a photo of Bill W
with his secratary, Ruth Hock, taped to the last blank page. Book may have been
previously owned by Ruth since her name and address is found on the last blank board of book.

Book comes with custom made clam shell box.

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# SG103

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  Alcoholics Anonymous First Edition, Fourteenthth Printing 1951 Big Book
INSCRIBED by Bill Wilson NY: Works Publishing Inc. 1951. Book is in Very Good condition.
Cover is a little dirty. Strong Gold Gild. Some underlining and notations throughout book. No defects to book.
With ORIGINAL dust jacket in Very Good condition. An INSCRIPTION from Bill W. to Tom Birrell
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