A Treatise on the Police of the Metropolis

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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.

First printed in 1797 it is one of the earliest books on policing, detection of crime and the protection of the public.

  • Details: 6th Edition corrected and considerably enlarged. Half title, title page dedication to the sovereign, advertisement 2 printed pages preface 6 pp, XVI, 655 printed pages, index 31 pp.
  • Condition: Contemporary full tree calf, red label. Some surface wear to spine and joint to back cover tender. Otherwise good.
  • Publisher: R. Baldwin London. 1800
  • Size: 8vo