The Trooper Police of Australia, A Record of Mounted Police Work in the Commonwealth from the Earliest Days of Settlement to the Present Time.

London: Andrew Melrose, 1911. First edition. Hardcover. From the chapter entitled 'The Police Trooper of Today': "He must learn to think and act quickly, to be lenient or severe as occasion demands-- even to shut his eyes to a breach of the law, maybe. ... Life in a small scattered settlement is made up of small things. There will be much to try his temper and test his courage." (p406) Lge 8vo, ads (2), xviii, 431pp, map, ills 42 plates, folding color map. Green cloth, gilt title on spine & front board along with white, red and blue crest. Slt rubbed top & base of spine. Very good overall. Item #26723

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