STEVENS, E.S [Lady Drower]

By Tigris and Euphrates [Fine binding]


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Publisher: Hurst and Blackett

Year: 1923

Edition: First

Format: Hardback

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Ethel Stefana Stevens, Lady Drower weas a prominent early woman traveller to the middle east. Though untrained as a scholar, she learned Arabic while stationed with her husband in Iraq, and would later teach herself Aramaic as well. While in Iraq, Drower began to develop what would become a lifelong fascination with the Mandaeans. This copy of her famous work on Iraqi culture, religion, and archaeology has been rebound in black quarter leather on cloth. No inscriptions. VG+. Scarce

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