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Wed, Aug 18, 2021 09:00AM EDT
Lot 35

Rules and Regulations Day and Night Police of NY

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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Rules and Regulations for Day and Night Police of the City of New York; with Instructions as to the Legal Powers and Duties of Policemen, printed in New York by Casper C. Childs, 1846. The New York City Police Department was established on May 23, 1845, with an initial 900 men, at a time when New York had nearly 400,000 people. This was the first time a policing body in New York was given an official book of regulations. 3 7/8" x 6".

Competitive In-House shipping is available for this lot. Good condition, corners bumped, pages clean, inside front hinge beginning the crack, binding tight.

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