A Chronological History of the Boston Watch and Police, from 1631 to 1865; Together with The Recollections of a Boston Police Officer, or Boston by Daylight and Gaslight, from the Diary of an Officer Fifteen Years in the Service. Edward Savage, artwell.
A Chronological History of the Boston Watch and Police, from 1631 to 1865; Together with The Recollections of a Boston Police Officer, or Boston by Daylight and Gaslight, from the Diary of an Officer Fifteen Years in the Service
A Chronological History of the Boston Watch and Police, from 1631 to 1865; Together with The Recollections of a Boston Police Officer, or Boston by Daylight and Gaslight, from the Diary of an Officer Fifteen Years in the Service
A Chronological History of the Boston Watch and Police, from 1631 to 1865; Together with The Recollections of a Boston Police Officer, or Boston by Daylight and Gaslight, from the Diary of an Officer Fifteen Years in the Service
A Chronological History of the Boston Watch and Police, from 1631 to 1865; Together with The Recollections of a Boston Police Officer, or Boston by Daylight and Gaslight, from the Diary of an Officer Fifteen Years in the Service
An 1865 History of the Boston Police Department

A Chronological History of the Boston Watch and Police, from 1631 to 1865; Together with The Recollections of a Boston Police Officer, or Boston by Daylight and Gaslight, from the Diary of an Officer Fifteen Years in the Service

Boston: Published and sold by the Author, 1865. Second Edition, Revised. Engraved frontispiece portrait. Original cloth over boards. Octavo. 408 pages. Fine. Bound in brown cloth over boards with gilt-stamped spine and upper board, blind-stamped rules, buff endpapers. Prior owner bookplate on front free endpaper. A touch of fraying at head of spine. Gilt remains crisp and bright overall, Hinges sound. A superb copy.

A fascinating and anecdote-rich account of law enforcement in Boston, taken largely from the diary officer Savage kept during 15 years.

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