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Lot #485
Alfred Kinsey

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Biologist (1894-1956) who in 1947 founded the Institute for Sex Research at Indiana University, and whose research on human sexuality created the modern field of sexology. Signed book: Sexual Behavior in the Human Male. Later printing. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company, 1948. Hardcover, 6.25 x 9.25, 804 pages. Signed and inscribed on the first free end page in fountain pen, "To Jean M. Brown, Alfred Kinsey, 4.2.49." In fine condition, with light fraying at spine ends and a slightly loose binding. Jean Brown worked with Kinsey at the Indiana University Institute for Sex Research, now known as 'The Kinsey Institute.' Her work, including her 1940 book The Psychodynamics of Abnormal Behavior, is cited twice in the present volume.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: August
  • Dates: #527 - Ended May 09, 2018

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