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Manual of the Niagara Frontier Police Force of the State of New York

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Manual of the Niagara Frontier Police Force of the State of New York

by Niagara Frontier Police District

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1867. Buffalo: Thomas, Howard & Johnson, 1867.. Buffalo: Thomas, Howard & Johnson, 1867. The First Formal Police Force of Buffalo, Tonawanda and Wheatfield Niagara Frontier Police District. Manual of the Niagara Frontier Police Force of the State of New York. Buffalo: Thomas, Howard & Johnson, 1867. 181 pp. 12mo. (6-1/4" x 3-3/4"). Contemporary morocco, expertly rebacked, gilt frames to boards, gilt title to front board, gilt edges, hinges mended. Moderate rubbing to extremities with some wear to corners, presentation inscription to front pastedown. Light toning to text, slightly heavier in places, light toning to a few leaves. A handsome copy of a rare work. $1,500. * Established by the N.Y. State Legislature in 1866, the Niagara Frontier Police Department was the first formal police force in the region. Its jurisdiction encompassed the entire Niagara Frontier, which at the time consisted of Buffalo, Tonawanda and Wheatfield. This manual of rules and regulations was issued to policemen and other officers. It offers an excellent overview of the force and its mission, along with a good deal of information about Buffalo and its neighboring areas in the 1860s. Our copy is inscribed to Obadiah J. Green, a member of the Board of Police Commissioners. OCLC locates 3 copies (Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, Buffalo History Museum, Cornell University).

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Title
Manual of the Niagara Frontier Police Force of the State of New York
Author
Niagara Frontier Police District
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Buffalo: Thomas, Howard & Johnson, 1867.
Book condition
Used
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Date published
1867
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rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
New
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inscribed
When a book is described as being inscribed, it indicates that a short note written by the author or a previous owner has...[more]
12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[more]
leaves
Very generally, "leaves" refers to the pages of a book, as in the common phrase, "loose-leaf pages." A leaf is a single sheet...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
rebacked
having had the material covering the spine replaced. ...[more]

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