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A TREATISE ON THE POLICE OF THE METROPOLIS; Containing a Detail of the Various Crimes and Misdemeanors By Which Public and Private Property and Security are, at present, injured and endangered; and Suggesting Remedies for Their Prevention.

By: By A Magistrate. (Colquhoun, Patrick)

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, Printed by H. Fry Finsbury-Place, for C. Dilly, Poultry: 1796

Edition: The Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged.

Seller ID: 000015212


Octavo, xvii [7] 440 pages. plus xxviii -- index. Contemporary calf, gilt, with coat of arms on top cover and bookplate on front paste-down endpaper (no name, just coat of arms). Folding plate between pages 230-231. No half-title. Patrick Colquhoun (1745-1820) was one of the founders of the River Thames Poilice and greatly influenced subsequent police forces. "As impressive as Colquhoun's salesmanship of the public police idea was, his main contribution is recognized... View more info

POLICEWOMAN ONE. My Twenty Years on the LAPD

By: Hays, Gayleen with Kathleen Moloney

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Villard Books, 1992,: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11820


xvi + 238 pages, octavo. Book is in Fine condition. Dust jacket spine a bit sunned, else Very Good. 020207A View more info

KNOTS UNTIED: or Ways and By-Ways in the Hidden Life of American Detectives.

By: McWatters, Officer George S. (late of the Metropolitan Police, New York)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hartford, J. B. Burr and Hyde: 1872

Seller ID: 000017529


"A Narrative of Marvellous Experiences Among All Classes of Society --Criminals in High Life, Swindlers, Bank Robbers, Thieves, Lottery Agents, Gamblers, Necromancers, Counterfeiters, Burglars, Etc. Etc. Etc." Black and white illustrations. Octavo, brown cover with rope design stamped in blind and titles in gilt. xx, 21-665 pages. Wear at corners and head and foot of spine, still Very Good. 011506A View more info

MEMOIRS OF VIDOCQ. The Principal Agent of the French Police.

By: Vidocq, Francois-Eugene

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, T. B. Peterson and Brothers: 1859

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 000017199


Thick Duodecimo, embossed brown cloth. Illustrated by Cruikshank. 580 pages plus many publisher's ads in rear. Also, publisher's ads on endpapers. Former owner name and bookplate on front blank."Translated from the French expressly for this edition." "As a piece of Autobiography, the present Work has many and singular characteristics, which stamp it at once as one of the most interesting and poweful Narratives ever penned...We have been compelled occasionally... View more info