Item #001534 Policing and Its Context 1750-1870. Clive Emsley.

Policing and Its Context 1750-1870

New York: Schocken Books, 1984. Hardcover. Blue label on front free endpaper indicating that this was a review copy sent by The Journal of Modern History. It was reviewed by renowned English legal historian J.S. Cockburn (who has signed the title page) in that journal in vol. 59, #3 (Sept. 1987), pp. 562-64. [10], 189 p.; 23 cm. Yellow cloth with gilt-stamped spine title. Color illustrated dust jacket. Includes abbreviations, references, select bibliography, and index. No price listed. Stated First American Edition. Inscribed by J.S. Cockburn on the title page. The author presents the major developments in European police forces during the 18th and 19th centuries, in particular focusing on the years 1750 to 1870, as England's police force superseded that of France as the model for Europe. ISBN: 0-8052-3856-5. Book is in Very Good Condition: slightly cocked; several lightly pencilled editorial corrections by Cockburn to the text and two small marginal brackets (one on p. 60 and another on p. 81) by Cockburn; otherwise pages are unmarked. Dust Jacket is in Very Good Condition: 0.5-inch tear from lower edge of back section; upper edge lightly creased. Very Good / very good. Item #001534
ISBN: 0805238565

Price: $45.00

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