Complete Set of First Edition Alcoholics Anonymous Big Books

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This package includes all 16 Printings of the First Edition Big Book. The special highlights of this package is the First Printing featuring the red cloth boards, Third Printing with the rare green boards, Fourth Printing with the rare blue boards, and the extremely rare Seventh Printing.

Here you will find short descriptions for each book. If you have any questions, would like more information, or see more pictures, please contact us at info@recoverycollectibles.com:

First Printing(April, 1939): In very good condition with minimal wear. The book comes with a Reproduction Dust Jacket.

Second Printing(March, 1941): This book is in excellent condition with minimal wear. The book comes with an Original Dust Jacket that has experienced some wear with tears and a missing portion on the spine.

Third Printing(June, 1942): This is an extremely rare copy of this book that features green boards. This book is in very good condition and has some light wear to the cover and spine. This book comes with a Reproduction Dust Jacket.

Fourth Printing(March, 1943): This is also a rare copy of this book that features blue boards. The majority of the fourth printings featured green boards. This book is in excellent condition with minimal wear. This book comes with a Reproduction Dust Jacket.

Fifth Printing(January, 1944): This book features the baby blue cover and is in excellent condition. This book comes with an Original Dust Jacket that is in very good condition with some edge wear.

Sixth Printing(June, 1944): This book is in very good condition. It has some wear to the cover. This book comes with an Original Dust Jacket that is in very good condition with some light edge wear.

Seventh Printing(January, 1945): This is the rarest of the First Edition Big Books. This book is in very good condition with some light wear to the cover. This book comes with a Reproduction Dust Jacket.

Eighth Printing(February, 1945): This is the smallest of all the Big Books! This book is in very good condition with some light wear. This book has an original dust jacket that has experienced wear with tears that have been repaired with tape.

Ninth Printing(January, 1946): This book is in very good condition with some light wear. This book comes with an Original Dust Jacket that is in good condition with some edge wear and small tears.

Tenth Printing(August, 1946): This book is in very good condition with some light wear. This book comes with an Original Dust Jacket that has experienced wear with several tears that have been repaired with tape.

Eleventh Printing(June, 1947): This book is in very good condition with some light wear. This book comes with an Original Dust Jacket that is in very good condition with some light edge wear.

Twelfth Printing(October, 1948): This book is in very good condition with some light wear. This book comes with an Original Dust Jacket that is in fair condition with edge wear, tears at the folds, front cover, and a small portion missing from the top of the spine.

Thirteenth Printing(February, 1950): This book is in very good condition with some wear to the spine and signs of a liquid stain/wear to the back cover. There is no damage, wear, or writing to the pages inside the book. This book comes with an Original Dust Jacket that is in very good condition with some light edge wear and signs of a liquid stain with bleeding to the back cover.

Fourteenth Printing(July, 1951): This book is in very good condition with some light wear. This book comes with an Original Dust Jacket that is in very good condition with some light edge wear.

Fifteenth Printing(January, 1954): This book is in very good condition with some light wear. This book comes with an Original Dust Jacket that is in very good condition with some light edge wear.

Sixteenth Printing(August, 1954): This book is in very good condition with some light wear. This book comes with an Original Dust Jacket that is in fair condition with some edge wear, tears, and the front flap has been torn and detached from the rest of the jacket but is still included.


All of the dust jackets come in protective plastic covers. Several of these books have minor pen markings and writing inside the books. 

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