Leake, Isaac Q. Memoir of the Life and Times of General John Lamb, an Officer of the Revolution, who commanded the post at West Point at the time of Arnold's Defection, and His Correspondence with Washington, Clinton, Patrick Henry, and other distinguished Men of his Time. Glendale, New York: Benchmark Publishing Company, Inc., 1970. Reprint Edition. 
Red publisher's cloth with gilt titles, light spotting to binding, 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches, x., 431 clean and unmarked pp., tight. Portrait of Lamb as frontispiece, maps. Very good. Hardcover.
A high-quality facsimile reprint the 1857 printing. The book was originally published in 1850, which is Howes L-165.
John Lamb (1735-1800), b. New York City. Lamb was a wine merchant in New York City and an early member of the Sons of Liberty. He spoke German and French as well as his native English, and contributed many patriotic essays to the newspapers of New York and Boston. In 1775 he joined Montgomery's expedition to Canada as a captain in the New York artillery, where he was wounded and captured. He was paroled and exchanged in 1777. His abilities led to his rise and rank and he commanded the 2nd Continental Artillery Regiment, receiving high praise for his skill in command & tactics during the siege of Yorktown.