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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.

  • Nancy's Story: 1765

    The Young Americans Book Series by award-winning author Joan Lowery NixonVirginians are protesting the Stamp Act and Nancy Geddy is afraid the uncertain times will harm her father's business. And if that worry is not enough, Nancy's stepmother is making...

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  • Fall Semester Recipe Greeting Card

    A greeting card with a little something extra: a delicious recipe, straight from our tavern chefs! The card shows a beautiful depiction of the fall semester at William & Mary by folk artist Karen Cruden. The picturesque Wren Building, flanked by the...

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  • Entertaining Ideas from Williamsburg

    Virginia, of course, is famous for its hospitality. Drawing on that tradition, here's a treasure trove of ideas for celebrating special occasions throughout the year. From a winter anniversary to a spring wedding, a Fourth of July picnic to a children's...

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  • Caesar's Story: 1759

    The Young Americans Book Series by award-winning author Joan Lowery Nixon Why do things have to change? Caesar lives with his family, but he is an enslaved person, and when the master selects him to be a personal servant in the big house, Caesar has to...

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  • Williamsburg Post Card Book

    With so many beautiful postcards to choose from, your toughest choose will be whether to keep them for yourself, or tear them out to send to friends. This book of 33 iconic images from Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area includes seasonal pictures of...

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  • Colonial Williamsburg: A Pocket Guide | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    Colonial Williamsburg: A Pocket Guide

    Everything you need to tour the world's largest living history museum is now in a handy guide that fits, literally, in your pocket. This no-nonsense guide includes essential information on: History, Revolutionary City, public buildings and homes, taverns...

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  • Colonial Spices and Herbs | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    Colonial Spices and Herbs

    Colonial Herbs and Spices by well-known food writer Patricia B. Mitchell is full of fascinating information, quotations, and descriptions about the typical usages of 23 of colonial America's most common spices and herbs. It offers brief descriptions of...

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  • Blacksmith's Iron Key Paperweight

    Add an artisan look to your home or office with this handsome paperweight shaped like a blacksmith's iron key. It's a unique desk accessory and a reminder of the skill of the 18th-century metal worker. The colonial blacksmith forged iron and steel to...

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  • Colonial Colors

    Eight colorful colonial objects-a black three-cornered hat, a red drum, a yellow lady's hat, a green cart, a white wig, a blue shoe, a brown saddle, and orange yarn-are depicted. Colonial Colors board book.   Features Depicts Colorful Colonial...

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  • Colonial Days Coloring Book

    Time to shear the sheep! Eve milks a cow. Sarah and Eve card the wool. Betsy and Peyton tend the garden. Yum! Sarah and her mother make an apple pie. William and Betsy are ready for the ball. Keep the hoop rolling, Bristol! Betsy rides through town in a...

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  • Flowers and Herbs of Early America

    Rediscover our American botanical heritage with this chronicle of the history and cultivation of 56 species of colonial flowers and herbs. Researched and written by master gardener Lawrence Griffith, curator of plants for The Colonial Williamsburg...

    $45.00
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  • Animals at Colonial Williamsburg

    Baby and adult animals are shown in realistic Historic Area settings. Board Book. Ages 6-24 MonthsFeaturesDepicts adult and baby animals Animals found in the Historic Area of Colonial Williamsburg Ages 6-24 Months Board Book Sturdy Construction ...

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