Harold Lamb. The City And The Tsar. Peter The Great And The Move To The West - 1748-1762. Harold Albert Lamb's (1892-1962) prose was direct and fast-paced, well-researched and accurate to the time period. This is one of Lamb's scarcer titles. (A good synopsis of his life and work can be found on Wikipedia.) NY: Doubleday, 1948. 368 pages. Stated 1st edition. Map endpapers, frontispiece, foreword, afterword, acknowledgments, index. Hardcover, burgundy cloth. Price-clipped jacket is good to very good, tape repairs, rubbing/chipping to extremities, still sound. Uncommon with dj. 1 only.