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1 MALINOWSKI, Bronisalw. Coral Gardens and Their Magic. Set. Volume 1 : Soil-Tilling and Agricultural Rites in the Trobriand Islands. and Volume 2 : The Language of Magic andGardening
Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN:, 1965, 
MALINOWSKI, Bronisalw. Coral Gardens and Their Magic. Volume I : Soil-Tilling and Agricultural Rites in the Trobriand Islands. Introduction by Edmund Leach. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, (1965). Pp [i]-xlv,(1),[1]-500,(2), frontis ., + 68 pp of plates. 8vo, green cloth, black lettering to spine. A volume in the Indiana University Studies in the History and Theory of Linguistics series. "... the pioneer study of the social customs andliving patterns of the Melanesian people living on the Trobriand Islands i n the Pacific." - from the dj. Contents : Part One: Introduction: Tribal Economics and Social Organisation of the Trobrianders. Part Two: Gardens and Their Magic on a Coral Atoll: I. General Account of Gardening ; II. The Gardens of Omarakana: Early Work and Inaugurative Magic ; III. The Gardens of Omarakana: Preparing the Soil and Planting the Seed; IV. The Gardens of Omarakana: The Magic of Growth ; V. Harvest ; VI. The Customary Law of HarvestGifts ; VII. The Work and Magic of Prosperity ; V III. Structure and Const ruction of the Bwayma ; IX. A Comparative Glance at Trobriand Gardening ; X. The Cultivation of Taro, Palms and Bananas ; XI. The Method of Field-Workand the Invisible Facts of Native Law and Economics ; XII. Land Tenure. Pa rt Three: Documents and Appendices. - with - MALINOWSKI, Bronisalw. Coral Gardens and Their Magic. Volume II : The Language of Magic and Gardening. Introduction by Jack Berry. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, (1965). Pp [i]-xliv,[1]-350,(6). Index. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Indiana University Studies in the History and Theory of Linguistics series. "Recognized in its own right as an important seminal work in linguistics this second volume of Malinowski's famous but long out-of-print study of the people of the Trobriand Islands [first published in 1935] offers a significant contribution to the theory of language as an aspect and ingredient of culture." - from the dj. Contents : Part Four: An Ethnographic Theory of Language and Some Practical Corollaries. I. Language as a Tool, Document and Cultural Reality. II. The Translation of Untranslatable Words. III. The Context of Words and the Context of Facts. IV. The PragmaticSetting of Utterances. V. Meaning as Function of Words. VI. The Sources of Meaning in the Speech of Infants. VII. Gaps, Gluts and Vagaries of a Nativ e Terminology. Part Five: Corpus Inscriptionum Agriculturae Quiriviniensis;or The Language of Gardens. I. Land and Gardens. II. The Crops. III. The C rops: Staple Produce of the Gardens. IV. The Crops: Trees and Plants of theVillage Grove. V. The Social and Cultural Setting of Trobriand Agriculture . VI. The Technique and Outfit of Agriculture. VII. Magic. VIII. Inaugurative Magical Ceremonies. IX. Magic of Growth. X. The Magic of Harvest and of Plenty. XI. A Few Texts Relating to Garden Magic. XII. The Terminology of the Legal and Economic Aspects of Gardening. Part Six: An Ethnographic Theory of the Magical Word. I. The Meaning of Meaningless Words. II. Coefficientof Weirdness in the Language of Magic. III. Digression on the Theory of Ma gical Language. IV. Coefficient of Intelligibility. V. Digression on the General Theory of Magical Language. VI. The Sociological Function of Magic asAnother Source of Intelligibility of Spells. Part Seven: Magical Formulae. Name to inside front covers, else very good in nicked, browned but unclipp ed dustjackets (water spotting to spine). The 2-volume set for 80.00

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2 MALINOWSKI, Bronisalw Indiana University Studies in the History and Theory of Linguistics) LEACH, Edmund (intro.) Soil-Tilling and Agricultural Rites in the Trobriand Islands. : Coral Gardens and Their Magic, Volume I in dj.
Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN, 1965, 
MALINOWSKI, Bronisalw. Soil-Tilling and Agricultural Rites in the TrobriandIslands : Coral Gardens and Their Magic, Volume I ; introduction by Edmund Leach. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, (1965). Pp. 500, frontis ., + 68 p. of plates. 8vo, green cloth. A volume in the Indiana University Studies in the History and Theory of Linguistics series. "The pioneer studyof the social customs and living patterns of the Melanesian people living on the Trobriand Islands in the Pacific." - from the dj. Contents: Part One: Introduction: Tribal Economics and Social Organisation of the Trobrianders. Part Two: Gardens and Their Magic on a Coral Atoll: I) General Account of Gardening ; II) The Gardens of Omarakana: Early Work and Inagurative Magic ; III) The Gardens of Omarakana: Preparing the Soil and Planting the Seed; IV) The Gardens of Omarakana: The Magic of Growth ; V) Harvest ; VI) The Customary Law of Harvest Gifts ; VII) The Work and Magic of Prosperity ; V III) Structure and Construction of the Bwayma ; IX) A Comparative Glance atTrobriand Gardening ; X) The Cultivation of Taro, Palms and Bananas ; XI) The Method of Field-Work and the Invisible Facts of Native Law and Economics ; XII) Land Tenure. Part Three: Documents and Appendices. Name stamp to top and bottom edges, else vg in edgeworn, sticker-remnant sporting, slightly torn (one small closed tear to rear panel near spine) dj. 50.00

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