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1 ASCOLI, David THE QUEEN'S PEACE. The Origins and Development of the Metropolitan Police, 1829-1979. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY
London Hamish Hamilton 1979 0241102960 / 9780241102961 First Edition Hardcover VG VG 
xiv+364pp+illus. Small signature and blind stamp to endpaper. The 1829 Act which created the Metropolitan Police was the culmination of generations of near anarchy and the efforts of a few dedicated reformers to bring order out of chaos. From the mediaeval partnerships of justices and constables to the complex climate of the seventies, a detailed study of the progress made in the fight for law and order. Bibliography and Index. Inscription signed by Author on title page. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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