Colonial Williamsburg: The Official Guide
This all-new guide to the Revolutionary City provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date information about Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area. Colonial Williamsburg tells you what happened here and why it mattered - and still matters. The book includes a history Williamsburg and of individual sites, information on historic trades, profiles of Revolutionary figures, highlights from the Art Museums, and architectural history. Here, too, is what you need to know about hotels, taverns and restaurants, recreation, and shipping.
7 x 9-1/2,
282 color photos, 138 black and white drawings,
A splendid, lavishly illustrated volume considered to be the most detailed, all-inclusive book about Williamsburg ever published.
By Philip Kopper
Photographs by Langdon Clay
Colonial Williamsburg issued this splendid volume, the most detailed and comprehensive book ever produced about the colonial capital, in celebration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of its founding. Philip Kopper's sparkling and information-packed text, which guides readers from the earliest settlement in the seventeenth century, through the Civil War and the rebirth of the town in the early twentieth century, culminates in the magnificent present-day restoration. A revised and updated section pays particular attention to the discoveries, restorations, and programs instituted and completed in the last fifteen years. Published in association with Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers 320 pp., 300 color photographs, 77 black-and-white photographs, 10 x 12 2001 CW No. 119024 Hardbound ISBN 0-8109-0609-0 $65.00