'Descent of man' first edition: used scraps relating to 'Man' and notes relating to principles of sexual selection, polygamy and number of sexes
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Comprises notes, correspondence, abstracts, draft sections and printed material. Contents are broadly summarised as follows: DAR 85: A: notes on sexual selection and humans, many of which are marked 'Man'; DAR 85: B: notes on sex ratios.
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