Kinsey Reports] Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, [together with] Sexual Behavior in the Human ... Kinsey Reports] Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, [together with] Sexual Behavior in the Human ... Kinsey Reports] Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, [together with] Sexual Behavior in the Human ... Kinsey Reports] Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, [together with] Sexual Behavior in the Human ...

Kinsey Reports] Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, [together with] Sexual Behavior in the Human Female

KINSEY, Alfred C. (1894-1956), Wardell B. Pomeroy, and Clyde E. Martin

Published by W. B. Saunders [through 1953], Philadelphia, 1948
Condition: Fine- Hardcover
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First Printings of this two-volume landmark work on human sexuality. Thick, tall 8vo: xv[1],804; xxx,841[1]pp, with numerous charts, graphs, tables and figures in the text of both volumes. Publisher's maroon cloth, covers blocked in black and navy blue, spines stamped in gilt, typographic dust jackets in orange (male) and yellow (female) printed in black. Human Male: spine ends gently bumped, else Fine; jacket slightly dusty, shade of lightening to spine panel (but less than usual), two small chips at crown (not affecting lettering or design), unnecessary clear tape mends to verso, price obliterated by sticker removal, better than Very Good. Human Female: lower spine very lightly scuffed, small white spot at crown, about Fine; jacket, priced $8.00 to back flap, with light wear to folds and extremities, several small closed tears and creases, spine panel bright and unfaded, Near Fine or better. Garrison-Morton 7037-38. Kinsey and his colleagues at the Institute for Sex Research at Indiana University based the first volume on histories of approximately 5,300 males, collected during a fifteen year period. The text describes the methodology, sampling, coding, interviewing, and statistical analyses. Sexual Behavior in the Human Female was based on personal interviews with approximately 6,000 women. The data were analyzed for the frequency with which women participate in various types of sexual activity, and Kinsey and his colleagues considered how such factors as age, social-economic status, and religious adherence influenced sexual behavior. The evidence suggested that women were less sexually active than men, but the publications were immediately controversial, causing shock and outrage, both because they challenged conventional beliefs about sexuality and because they discussed subjects considered taboo. The Kinsey Reports together sold three-quarters of a million copies and were translated into thirteen languages, making them among the most successful and influential scientific books of the 20th century. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # BB1581

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Title: Kinsey Reports] Sexual Behavior in the Human...

Publisher: W. B. Saunders [through 1953], Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1948

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine-

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine+

Edition: First Edition.

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