The First English Detectives

Author(s): 
Beattie, J. M.
ISBN: 
9780199675388
Date published: 
January 2014
Paperback
Price: 
£25.00

This is the first comprehensive study of the Bow Street Runners, a group of men established in the middle of the eighteenth century by Henry Fielding to confront violent offenders on the streets and highways around London.