The Sexual Life of Savages in North-Western Melanesia. An Ethnographic account of courtship, marriage, and family life among the natives of the Trobriand Islands, British New Guinea. With a preface by Havelock Ellis. Third Edition, with a special foreword, New Impression.

By: MALINOWSKI, Bronislaw:

Price: £50.00

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Tall hardback, 10 x 6.5 inches. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine, in yellow dustwrapper lettered in red. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (DW spine darkened and chipped at ends, edges rubbed, in protective sleeve, NOT price clipped.) Corners of cover slightly bumped, ends of spine rubbed with small nicks/splits to edges. Spine slightly faded with small nick to edge and a couple of minor marks. Endpapers clean, no penned inscription. Some darkening to pages 90-91 from a loose newspaper cutting, else pages and plates all very clean, bright and tight throughout. 506pp. Illustrated with 91 B&W photo plates, 1 map and 4 plans (most plates double-sided.) Complete.

Title: The Sexual Life of Savages in North-Western Melanesia. An Ethnographic account of courtship, marriage, and family life among the natives of the Trobriand Islands, British New Guinea. With a preface by Havelock Ellis. Third Edition, with a special foreword, New Impression.

Author Name: MALINOWSKI, Bronislaw:

Categories: NATURAL HISTORY::,

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons, 1939 3rd repr:

Seller ID: 82827

Keywords: NATURAL HISTORY:: MALINOWSKI, Bronislaw: The Sexual Life of Savages in North-Western Melanesia, Ethnographic, courtship, marriage, and family life, Trobriand Islands, British New Guinea, Havelock Ellis, Routledge & Sons, 1939, 3rd, dustwrapper, Illustrated, tribes, ceremonial, ritual,