Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Black cloth over boards with red lettering on spine, no date but circa 1932, 293 pages, black-and-white frontispiece, five additional black-and-white illustrations. Light wear at corners, bumped at base of spine, lightly bumped at head of spine. "The constables attached to the Bow Street office generally known as the Bow Street Runners, enjoyed as we have seen great and deserved prestige for their skill as thief-takers, and indeed came to occupy a position somewhat like that of the modern Special Branch at Scotland Yard." Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 3 oz. Category: History; Books; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 010268. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The History of the Bow Street Runners 1729-...
Publisher: Wishart & Co., London
Publication Date: 1932
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: Edition Unstated.
Book Description Wishart & Co, 1935. Condition: Good. 1935. 292 pages. Pictorial jacket over black boards. Inscription to front endpaper. Marks and annotations to paste-downs and endpapers. Cracks to hinges, text tight. Light tanning to text pages with light tanning and foxing to endpapers and text edges. Few dog eared corners. Mild bleaching, water marks and rub wear to spine and edges. Small bumps to corners. Some rubbing to the board edges and wear to the spine ends. One or two marks to front and rear boards. Fair wear to dust jacket with tears, nicks and creases to the spine, edges and corners. Jacket is priced clipped. Small loss to cover edges and spine. Seller Inventory # 1499945039HJG
Book Description Wishart & Co; N.d. c, 1932. 8vo. Hardback. First edition. 293pp. 6 b/w illustrations on plates. A history of London's first professional police force - the Bow Street Runners. No dustwrapper, black cloth boards with red spine titles. Spine faded, otherwise a Very Good copy with no inscriptions or foxing. Seller Inventory # 32339
Book Description Wishart and Co. HARDCOVER. Condition: GOOD. No Date. Wishart and Co. Hard Cover. Book - Good, in red boards to red leather spine, spine faded to a glossy brown, gilt titles on spine, attractive. Ex Library. with usual library treatments. Seller Inventory # 1793768
Book Description Wishart & Co, 1932. Hardback. Ex library with usual library stamps and markings. Some splitting internally at spine, cloth worn, especially at edges, otherwise a good working copy. 293pp. Seller Inventory # A15066
Book Description Wishart ND, London. Hardcover. Octavo. 294pp. Black cloth lettered in red on spine. B/w frontis. & plates. Spine & boards slightly rubbed & faded, slight lean to spine, spine ends rubbed, top-edge lightly browned, previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown, else a solid, internally-clean near-VG copy (no dust jacket). Seller Inventory # 48600