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1796 TREATISE ON THE POLICE SIGNED 2ND EDITION TO ATTORNEY GENERAL LAW ENGLAND LEATHER, FOLDOUT, PRESENTATION COPY VERY RARE
A TREATISE ON THE POLICE OF THE METROPOLIS1796; Patrick Colquhoun; Second Edition; Presentation Copy; London, H. Fry for C. Dilly; Leather; Foldout; 473 Pages +38 of Index; w5.5"xh8.6"; Extremely Rare!!!Great For any Police/History Fan or Collector. Great Gift Idea; Signed on half title "To Sir John Scott, Attorney General ?? From His Obedient Servant The Author"; Same year as First Edition; One of a Kind!!!Attributes:A Charming, sleek marble cover design with leather binding/corners, gold trim/labeling to spine, with a foldout of a Summary of Prisoners/Prisons, with some other charts and a Fascinating Read in early modern English on Handmade Paper!!!From Title Page:"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."Background:Patrick Colquhoun (14 March 1745Historians of policing credit ColquhounJohn Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon, PC, KC, FRS, FSA (4 June 1751Condition:Condition is Good. Some wear to edges/hinges, small old circular bookplate maybe of Attorney General, some glue/color added to hinges, holding well but would handle with care/delicate, missing some leather at top/bottom of spine, missing back bottom leather to corner/colored over pages are very good, few missing a small lower corner, spine bends in when opened but secure, would handle with care. Overall, for over 215 years old its in Good Condition!!!
      [Bookseller: Rogas inc.]
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