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Books & Media

Discover original Colonial Williamsburg Publications and other books related to 18th century America in our Books & Media categories. Our selection includes children's books, non-fiction and fiction, cooking and gardening, arts and crafts, Colonial Williamsburg guide books, music, DVDs, and writing materials and stationary.

  • Restoring Williamsburg - front cover

    Restoring Williamsburg

    From our fascinating and highly readable best-selling classic, Williamsburg Before and After to our revised and expanded edition, Restoring Williamsburg combines the history of a major restoration bringing the story up to present. Sheds new...

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  • Recipes from the Raleigh Tavern Bake Shop

    Gingerbread cookies and other goodies from the Raleigh Tavern Bake Shop bring back delicious memories for generations of Williamsburg visitors. In this cookbook, original recipes from rare 18th-century cookbooks are presented side-by-side with their...

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  • Colonial Williamsburg: The Official Guide

    Colonial Williamsburg: The Guide

    No visit to Colonial Williamsburg is complete without our official guide book! This first new edition of Colonial Williamsburg's official guide since 2014, this book includes information on all of Colonial Williamsburg's historic sites. This guide...

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  • Duel in the Wilderness

    Major George Washington stared grimly at the French commander facing him. The young Virginian had traveled hundreds of miles into the frontier to deliver a message from the King of England. After a dangerous journey, Washington had arrived at his...

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  • 2021 Colonial Williamsburg Wall Calendar | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    2021 Colonial Williamsburg Wall Calendar

    Featuring gorgeous full-color photographs of Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area through the seasons, this 2021 Colonial Williamsburg Wall Calendar is a must-have for fans. Our wall calendar is handsomely printed with plenty of room to pencil in...

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  • Trend and Tradition Subscription | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    Trend and Tradition Subscription

    Trend & Tradition: The Magazine of Colonial Williamsburg is devoted to telling the stories of 18th-century America from a 21st-century point of view. Redesigned in 2016, the Foundation's quarterly publication continues to feature history articles...

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  • George Wythe House Christmas Cards

    Send Christmas greetings with a charming image of one of the Historic Area's most handsome colonial homes. The fanciful artwork depicts the George Wythe House during a winter snowfall with a well-appointed stagecoach riding past. It's a charming scene...

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  • Holiday Pineapple Christmas Cards

    Colonial Williamsburg has used the pineapple to decorate for the holidays for several decades. In the 18th century, colonists decorated their homes and interiors with fruit for the holidays, making colorful, festive displays to celebrate. Commemorate...

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  • Christmas in Market Square Christmas Cards

    Vivid colors and sculpturally embossed details make this Colonial Williamsburg Christmas card stand out. On the front, a large illuminated evergreen stands in Market Square surrounded by historic structures decked in holiday wreaths. Features 16 cards...

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  • Red Thunder

    While cannons thundered, swords flashed, and the sky turned red with flame, Nate Chandler and his enslaved friend, James, went about the darker business of espionage. Their spy world of whispered conspiracies, secret missions alone in the dead of night,...

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  • The Williamsburg Cookbook

    Once tasted, the food of Williamsburg is not forgotten. Visitors return again and again for Chowning Tavern's Brunswick Stew, Christiana Campbell's Spoon Bread, the Williamsburg Inn's Breast of Turkey Supreme and countless other delicacies. In this...

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  • Colonial Williamsburg Hauntings

    Based on the official Colonial Williamsburg ghost tours, this book features stories from employees, residents and guests. Here are tales of unexplained alarms, moving chairs and windows, even flying checkerboards - plus spooky images of scenes guests on...

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  • Quill Pen | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    Quill Pen

    A goose feather quill pen and powdered ink were the basic writing instruments in the 18th century. Our quill pens are made from the finest quality bleached white goose pointers. The nib may be re-sharpened and re-shaped as often as necessary...

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  • Plants of Colonial Williamsburg

    This guide to the plants in Colonial Williamsburg's gardens describes and discusses two hundred flowers, trees, herbs, and shrubs. The historical background of each plant links it with the colonial period. Brief biographies of early plantsmen explain the...

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  • Grand Illumination Christmas Cards | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    Grand Illumination Christmas Cards

    It's a Grand Illumination of fireworks  bursting in the air above the Governor's Palace in the background, amidst the snow, cresset burning and decorated homes in Colonial Williamsburg for Christmas. These Christmas cards will send...

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