Alcoholics Anonymous Comes of Age – A Brief History of A. A. (FIRST EDITION)

Alcoholics Anonymous Comes of Age 1st Edition

Alcoholics Anonymous Comes of Age 1st Edition

 

This is an interesting book about the history of Alcoholics Anonymous. The first edition of this book was printed in 1957 and published by Alcoholics Anonymous Publishing Inc.  The first edition is collectible, although it’s demanding nowhere near the price of The Big Book.  This exact copy has already sold, but you may find it at the above purchase link, perhaps in even better condition.

Chapters include:

When A.A. Comes of Age by Bill W., co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous

The Three Legacies of Alcoholic Anonymous by Dr. W. W. Bauer and Dr. Harry M Tiebout

Medicine Looks at Alcoholics Anonymous by Dr. W. W. Bauer and Dr. Harry M. Tiebout

Religion Looks at Alcoholic Anonymous by Edward Dowling, S.J, and The Rev. Samuel Shoemaker

A Friend Looks at Alcoholic Anonymous by Mr. Bernard B. Smith

Why Alcoholic Anonymous is Anonymous by Bill

Text of the Lasker Award

Reports on A.A.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous Comes of Age 1st Edition Copyright Page Showing Printing Code

Alcoholics Anonymous Comes of Age 1st Edition Copyright Page Showing Printing Code

Photo of William Duncan Silkworth, M.D.

Photo of William Duncan Silkworth, M.D.

Photo of Western Union Telegram from Dwight D Eisenhower in 1955

Photo of Western Union Telegram from Dwight D Eisenhower in 1955

Father Ed, who helped make Alcoholics Anonymous what it is

Father Ed, who helped make Alcoholics Anonymous what it is

Table of Contents Table of Contents (continued)

 

 

Want to read this book but don’t desire a first edition?  You can get a modern reprint for a couple of bucks: