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Hue and Cry: The Story of Henry and John Fielding and their Bow Street Runners

By: Pringle, Patrick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Company: 1958

Seller ID: 2277822

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges rubbed, a few faint stains to jacket spine, front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket flaps previously taped down. No publisher date (circa mid 1900s). 1958 Hard Cover. 230 pp. Illustrated with portraits, drawings and documents. They called the thief-takers the Bow Street Runners because they worked out of Fielding's house in Bow Street. London in 1748 was the most lawless city of the day and the Fieldings and their Runners took the first steps to stop one of the most fantastic crime waves in history. Robbery, rape and murder were casually and frequently committed in the teeming, di... View more info