Peter the Great / Henri Troyat ; translated from the French by Joan Pinkham. Henri Troyat.

Peter the Great / Henri Troyat ; translated from the French by Joan Pinkham

London : Hamish Hamilton, 1988. First Edition. Fine cloth copy in a near-fine, very slightly edge-dulled dust wrapper, now mylar-sleeved. Price-clipped. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 392 pages; viii, 392 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. This is a biography of Peter the Great, Tsar of Russia (1672 - 1725) who was a ruler of phenomenal energy and vision who made it his mission to bring Russia into the mainstream of European life. Avid for every kind of knowledge, simple in his personal tastes, he was highly militaristic and utterly ruthless in the pursuit of power. Subjects: Peter I, Emperor of Russia 1672-1725. Russia - Kings and rulers - Biography. Item #223743

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