Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company, 1953. First Ediiton. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Fine / About Fine. Item #08193
Octavo, 842 pages; Original maroon cloth, with gilt letters on spine, in blue bands. Original yellow dust jacket, printed in black. SIGNED by Alfred C. Kinsey on front end paper; bookplate. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. Now scarce on the market, in collectible condition; the first printing was priced at $8 and 250,000 copies were issued. According to an article in Life magazine (August 24, 1953), the "Long-awaited study shows they [women] are not very interested in sex." Interviews with 5,940 women were conducted.