The Long Engagement
London: Mills & Boon Limited, 1912. First edition. Scarce early Mills & Boon romance novel, by the author of 'The Veil' and 'My Sudan Year'. In original publisher's cloth hardback binding. Boards are lightly rubbed, and a little soft at the corners. Internally the book is in good shape, with nor markings. 408 pages, plus 32 pages. Ethel Stefana Drower, was a cultural anthropologist who specialised in the Middle East and its cultures, and an avid collector of Mandaean manuscripts.