alcoholics anonymous

Los Angeles – An inscribed first edition, first printing of Alcoholics Anonymous by AA founder Bill Wilson will be auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions on August 29, 2019.

There are only 1,900 surviving first printings of Alcoholics Anonymous. Copies signed by Bill Wilson are extraordinarily rare. Wilson signed this copy on the front pastedown to his friends Dr. and Mrs. Forrist V.

Los Angeles — Profiles in History is proud to announce a historic and rare collection of nineteen Alcoholics Anonymous books will be going up for auction on July 11th in Los Angeles. All nineteen books are first edition printings and are signed by the founding members of the AA Fellowship. The importance of this collection cannot be overstated.

On Tuesday, May 1, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers sells Fine Books and Manuscripts, in 490 lots. Top lots are expected to include Williamson and Howitt's Oriental Field Sports (

Pasadena is where it all begins this weekend, commencing a string of three major book fairs in California over the next ten days (next is Codex, and then the CA book fair in San Francisco). I'll offer some preview highlights of them over the next few days, and our correspondents "on the ground" will chime in with post-fair recollections when they can.