Bill W speaking at the 34th. anniversary in NY. 1969, followed a very brief speak at the 5th. International in Miami FL. July 1970

I have aggressively modified the audio quality of this recording, it was very poor to start with. The audio quality from begining to end also varied wildly, the sound wave looked like 3 different recordings.

I removed a nasty hum and a good amount of background noise, adjusted the levels and on some of the applause sections decreased the punishingly harsh volume, same thing on a couple of sections of organ music (it was painful).

There are a few sections where it is difficult to hear what Bill is saying.


The Study Edition of The Big Book

studyeditionI have one of these and it is one of my favorite items, a really excellent and useful for book study meetings or as a gift to a newcomer who is going to be heading to one.

The First 164 pages of The Big Book with lined blank pages opposite each page of text for note taking.

  • Includes the original Foreword
  • The Doctor's Opinion
  • Dr. Bob's Story.
  • Bound in black bonded leather. 

Paragraph numbers along side the text for easy reference.  Entire Original Manuscript (about) including the stories. Easy to read retyped version. Includes paragraph numbers corresponding to the modern text for easy comparison.  

Footnotes explaining historical and obscure references in the text.  

Footnotes documenting all 79 differences between the modern text and the original 1st printing text of the 1st 164 pages (about). Yes, believe it or not, the basic text has been changed 79 times since it was first published.

Two place keeping ribbons.  Special "lay flat" binding.



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