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STEPS TO SOBRIETY: the priest-counselor and the excessive drinker

by KENNEDY, Raymond J.H., S.J.

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1966
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New York: Joseph F. Wagner, 1966. pp 80, card covers. Ink name at front, VG otherwise. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced. Softcover. Octavo.
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ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

by (Wilson, Bill) (William Griffith Wilson)

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2014
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New York: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, 2014. Red cloth. pp (x), 400, [6]. Fine in fine jacket. Facsimile of the 1939 first printing, issued to mark the 75th anniversary of its publication. "the only authorized reproduction of the first edition of Alcoholics Anonymous. This edition is a faithful replica of the original, with the famous circus cover dust jacket and… Read more
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Edina, Minnesota: Hamar Publishers, 1971. Second printing (first was in 1970). Blue cloth. pp 112. Page edges yellowed, book just a little leaned, spine slightly darkened, else fine. An Alcoholics Anonymous classic, though not an official AA publication. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced. Hardcover. 16mo.
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THE FRUIT OF THE VINE. Unfermented or fermented - which?...

by ELLIS, John, M.D.

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Published
1894
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First edition
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New York: National Temperance Society and Publication House, 1894. The title continues "The essential points in the wine question: review od 'communion wine'; review of an article entitled 'Christ and the Temperance Question,' in the Christina Union; and fermented wine, beer, and alchohol, as remedies - Are they useful or injurious?" pp 128, buff printed wrappers. Small chips to… Read more
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THE DRINKING PATTERN

by STEWART, David A.

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Published
1951
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First edition.
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Cambellton, New Brunswick: Tribune Publishers, 1951. Burgundy boards. pp (viii), 174, (8). Light spotting to front cover, page edges yellowed, bit of a musty odor, else a VG jacketless copy (as issued?) An early Canadian book on alcoholism. Chapter 7 is on AA. Uncommon. Not in Bishop and Pitman. . First edition.. Hardcover. Octavo.
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I AM AN ALCOHOLIC

by BLACKBURN, Raymond

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Published
1959
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First printing
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London: Alan Wingate, 1959. Green boards. pp 218, [2]. Light yellowing to page edges, near fine otherwise The price-clipped dust jacket has a small brown spot on the front panel, light spine darkening, and a 1 cm tear to top rear spine fold; VG otherwise. Blackburn, educated at Rugby, Sandhurst, and the Staff College, was a lawyer and M.P. who… Read more
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DRINKING IN COLLEGE

by STRAUS, Robert and Selden D. Bacon

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Published
1953
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First edition
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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1953. Red cloth. pp [2], (viii), 221. Index. Yellowing to page edges; Goodwill Industries rubber stamp on front free endpaper; slight musty odour; else a VG unworn jacketless copy (as issued). Based on a survey of 17,000 men and woman at 27 American colleges between 1949 and 1951. . First edition. Hardcover. Octavo.
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THE TWELFTH STEP

by RANDALL, Thomas (pseud.)

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Published
1957
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New York: Scribner's, 1957. Yellow cloth and black boards.. pp (viii), 568. Page edges tanned, front endpapers have two small brown spots and owner name crossed out in blue felt tile pen, author's name partially flaked at top of spine; a good clean and unworn copy otherwise. The jacket is shabby, with a large chip at head of spine, partial… Read more
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BEYOND MY WORTH

by ROTH, Lillian

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Published
1959
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First UK printing
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London: Arthur Barker, 1959. Blue boards. pp (223) + plates. Page edges yellowed and a bit soled, bit musty odour, VG otherwise. Thin dust jacket has a chip at head of spine with loss of lettering, corner chip to front panel, just good otherwise. The sequel to her best-selling I'LL CRY TOMORROW, which was about her 16 years as an… Read more
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THE GOLDEN BOOK OF RESENTMENTS

by DOE, John, Father (Ralph Pfau)

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1984
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Indianapolis: S.M.T. Guild, 1984. 22nd printing. 55 pp, stapled in gold card covers. Fine. Pfau was the first Catholic priest to get sober in A.A. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced. Softcover. Octavo.
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London: Lees and Raper Memorial Trustees. (1898? Cover title continues "delivered in The Church House, Westminster, on Wednesday November 30th, 1898 under the presidency of the Most Rev. F. Temple, D.D., Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of All England." pp 32, stapled in mauve card covers. Fine copy. The first Lees and Raper memorial lecture. Note: light parcel, any default… Read more
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THE GOLDEN BOOK OF PRINCIPLES

by DOE, John, Father (Ralph Pfau)

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1984
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Indianapolis: S.M.T. Guild, 1984. 15th printing. (56) pp, stapled in gold card covers. A couple small spots to covers, VG otherwise. Pfau was the first Catholic priest to get sober in A.A. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced. Softcover. Octavo.
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THE GOLDEN BOOK OF THE SPIRITUAL SIDE

by DOE, John, Father (Ralph Pfau)

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1974
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Indianapolis: S.M.T. Guild, 1974. 6th printing. (56) pp, stapled in gold card covers. Tan spots to page edges, rubbing to spine fold, VG otherwise. Pfau was the first Catholic priest to get sober in A.A. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced. Softcover. Octavo.
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PROHIBITION: the era of excess

by SINCLAIR, Andrew

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Published
1962
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First printing
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London: Faber, 1962. pp (3)-508, [p4] + plates. Bit of yellowing to page edges, text paper lighty toned, just a mite leaned, else fine in VG price-clipped jacket. Rebound in grey buckram with no spine imprint, cloth reinforced inner hinges, dust jacket trimmed just a little short. No signs it was ever accessioned by any library. . First printing. Hardcover.… Read more
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Seattle: Recovery Press, 1987. Green plasticized card covers. pp 148. With handwritten letter from the publisher to William French, book reviewer for Toronto's Globe & Mail soliciting a review. Fine copy. An index to the Big Book. . Softcover. Octavo.
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PUBLIC SCHOOL PHYSIOLOGY AND TEMPERANCE

by NATTRESS, William, M.D.

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Toronto: William Briggs,c1893 "48th Edition". Brown decorated cloth stamped in black and blind. pp [2], (viii), (9)-196, [2]. Illustrated. 1907 ink ownership at front, text paper slightly toned, else a near fine copy of this official Ontario school textbook. Includes first aid and physical exercises. . Hardcover. 12mo.
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THE LIQUID CROSS OF SKID ROW

by GLEASON, William F.

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Published
1966
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First edition
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Milwaukee: Bruce, 1966. Black cloth. pp (8), 256. Yellowing to page edges; offset tanning to endpapers, as usual; bit of rubbing to spine ends and bottom edges; VG unworn copy otherwise. Dust jacket has chips to spine ends (no text loss), VG otherwise. A novelized account of Chicago's skid row, a priest and AA members who try to save… Read more
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ALCOHOL: its place and power

by MILLER, James (1812-64)

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Published
1858
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Glasgow: Scottish Temperance League, 1858. Original limp brown cloth gilt lettered. pp (8), (152), 16, ads. Some spotting and sunning to the covers; Feb., 1858, ink presentation inscription at front; text paper lightly toned with scattered small soil spots; page edges tanned; good to VG generally. "Sixth thousand", same year as first. Miller was a distinguished surgeon and staunch temperance… Read more
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THE STORY OF A DARK PLOT; or, tyranny on fhe frontier. By A.L.O.C.

by A.L.O.C. (W.W. Smith)

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Published
1903
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Boston: The Warren Press, 1903. Maroon cloth gilt. pp 198 , [2] + frontispiece portrait and two other plates. Yellowing to page edges, mild rubbing to spine ands and outer corners, VG+ otherwise. Smith was a temperance agitator who lost his job with the CPR in Sutton Junction, Brome County, Quebec, and who was attacked by some thugs hired by… Read more
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Clyde, Ohio: A.D. Ames, no date pp 36, (4, ads). Terra cotta paper covers. Wrappers chipped at edges, large corner chip to rear cover, VG otherwise. Fragile. Ames' Series of Standard and Minor Drama # 185. "First performed at Barnum's Museum, New York, 1856". Ca. turn of the 20th century printing. First ad at rear is for a Spanish-American War… Read more
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