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Studies in the psychology of sex

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In this article, a bookseller in London was prosecuted by the Commissioners of Police for the sale of vol. i, which it was alleged was issued with the intent to corrupt the morals of the public.
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?Sexual Inversion. Pp. xvii., 204. London: The University Press. 1897. Vol.11.?The Evolution of Modesty. The Phenomena of Sexual Periodicity. Ante-Erotism. Pp. vii., 313. Leipzig: The University Press, Limited. Philadelphia: The F. A. Davis Company. 1900. Some interest out of the ordinary attaches to this work, because of an unwise prosecution of a bookseller in London by the Commissioners of Police for the sale of vol. i., which it was alleged was issued with the intent to corrupt the morals of the

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Darwinian aesthetics: sexual selection and the biology of beauty.

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