Skip to content
Free Shipping in the US!
Free Shipping in the US!

The Big Bender - Signed by Charles Clapp Jr. - First Edition 1938 - RDJ

Original price $1,395 - Original price $1,395
Original price
$1,395 - $1,395
Current price $1,395

The Big Bender


Charles Clapp Jr.

First Edition 1938

With a Reproduction Dust Jacket

This rare highly sought after book has been well recognized by AA collectors as a “must have”.

This book has been inscribed and signed by  Charles Clapp Jr.

Charles Clapp Jr. tells of struggle with alcoholism an his early experience with Alcoholics Anonymous and Oxford Group.

Charles Clapp was an Oxford Grouper, who AA founder Bill W had helped get sober in October of 1935. Clapp had been associated with Sam Shoemaker, but could not stay sober until he got help from Bill. "The Big Bender" relates that story. Clapp was from Bedford Hills. 

This book is in very good condition and will be a great addition to any collection. We’ve included pictures to give a better idea of condition and contents.