A member of the secret suffragette Bodyguard society takes down a London bobby in this illustration from the book Bodyguards!: From Gladiators to the Secret Service.

Written by Ed Butts, illustrated by Scott Plumbe and intended for readers aged approximately 9-12, Bodyguards! is an entertaining and informative survey of personal protectors throughout history, including the Praetorian Guard, the Swiss Guard, gunfighters of the Wild West, ’30s Chicago gangsters and many more.

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