Lot 224
Alcoholics Anonymous Comes of Age, Inscribed by Bill Wilson
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
(New York: Alcoholics Anonymous Publishing, Inc., 1957) stated First Edition,
335 pages, octavo (8.5 x 6 in.), blue linen boards with gilt black spine, dust jacket present, the front free endpaper inscribed, Dear Ann Beere. With this, my grateful memory of your treasured friendship. Ever Bill Wilson NY 12/2/59. Below Bill's name is the phone number OR3-4398 written in pencil, perhaps by the book's recipient. Wilson was a co-founder of AA in 1935 and personally helped thousands of alcoholics recover before his death in 1971.

Wear to boards with light foxing to endpapers; cracked hinge at title page; damp stains and minor losses to jacket. Fair-Good condition.

$500 - 1,000