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The Williamsburg Art of Cookery or Accomplished Geltlewomen's Companion: Being a Collection of upwards of Five Hundred of the most Ancient & Approv'd Recipes in Virginia Cookery., Bullock, Helen
1 Bullock, Helen The Williamsburg Art of Cookery or Accomplished Geltlewomen's Companion: Being a Collection of upwards of Five Hundred of the most Ancient & Approv'd Recipes in Virginia Cookery.
Richmond, VA Colonial Williamsburg 1938 Reprint Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Small leatherbound book which is a reprint of the 1742 edition by William Parks who said many of the recipes came from England from a volume published by Mrs. E. Smith. These recipes are a compiliation of recipes collected from books known to have been used in Virginia Households. The front hinge is cracking, but not loose. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall 
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William and Mary College Quarterly, vol 7, No 3, July 1927, Chandler, J.A.C.
2 Chandler, J.A.C. William and Mary College Quarterly, vol 7, No 3, July 1927
Williamsburg, VA William and Mary College 1927 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Brown cover is worn with chips around edges. Contents clean. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. The William and Mary Quarterly is the leading journal of early American history and culture. Founded in 1892 and published by the Omohundro Institute in Williamsburg, Virginia, it is one of the oldest academic journals in the United States and was one of the first ten archived on JSTOR. Today, the Quarterly ranks among the most-cited journals covering a specific time and place and is one of the most-respected and most-acclaimed historical journals in the world. This volume contains, among others: Shepard and Other Buckingham FamiliesShepard and Other Buckingham Families; Letters of Edward Coles ; The Procedure of the Virginia House of BurgessesThe Procedure of the Virginia House of Burgesses; Notes on the Ivey Family;Genealogical Queries; The Meriwether-Pollardsand more. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
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A discourse upon governments, divine and human,  Prepared by appointment of the Presbytery of harmony, and delivered before that body during its ... Williamsburg district, S.C., April, 1853,, Coit, John Calkins
3 Coit, John Calkins A discourse upon governments, divine and human, Prepared by appointment of the Presbytery of harmony, and delivered before that body during its ... Williamsburg district, S.C., April, 1853,
Printed by T.F. Greneker 1853 First Edition Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Disbound booklet or imprint with no cover. Original not a reprint or POD. Foxing to pages and ink spot on top left corner and bottom left title page. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Very Rare.; 47 pages; p 
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Journal and Letters of Philip Vicker Fithian, 1773-1774, Farish, Hunter Dickinson
4 Farish, Hunter Dickinson Journal and Letters of Philip Vicker Fithian, 1773-1774
Colonial Williamsburg, Incorporated 1943 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
323 pages 
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BRUTON PARISH CHURCH Restored and Its Historic Environment, Goodwin, Rev. Wm. A. R., A.M.
5 Goodwin, Rev. Wm. A. R., A.M. BRUTON PARISH CHURCH Restored and Its Historic Environment
Petersburg, VA The Franklin Press Company 1907 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green boards with gold print. Fully illustrated. Excellent genealogical and historical reference. Small tear on preface page othewise fine condition. Fully indexed. "William Archer Rutherfoord Goodwin (June 18, 1869 September 7, 1939) (or W.A.R. Goodwin as he preferred or "the Doctor" was an Episcopal priest, historian, and author. As the rector of Bruton Parish Church, Goodwin began the 20th century preservation and restoration effort which resulted in Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia. He is thus sometimes called "the Father of the Restoration of Colonial Williamsburg." Using information gathered from town and church records, Goodwin successfully led completion of the church's restoration in 1907, the 300th anniversary of the establishment of the Episcopal Church in America at nearby Jamestown. In that year he also published Bruton Parish Church restored and its historic environment." Wiki ; Photos; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 205 pages; Green cover with gold print. 
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Medicine In Virginia, 1607-1699  Historical Booklet #21, HUGHES, Thomas P.
6 HUGHES, Thomas P. Medicine In Virginia, 1607-1699 Historical Booklet #21
Williansburg, Va VA 350th Anniversary Celebration 1957 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
350th Virginia Anniversy edition. Yellow cover with black print. The history of medicine in Virginia between the years of 1607 and 1699. Bibliography-index. Clean contents no markups. ; Vol. 21; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 78 pages 
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The Virginia Adventure  Roanoke to James Towne: An Archaeological and Historical Odyssey, Hume, Ivor Noel
7 Hume, Ivor Noel The Virginia Adventure Roanoke to James Towne: An Archaeological and Historical Odyssey
Knopf 1994 0394564464 / 9780394564463 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on bookplate. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. For thirty-five years, as writer, lecturer, and chief archaeologist at Colonial Williamsburg, Ivor Noel Hume has enlivened for us the material culture of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century America. After his warmly praised book Martin's Hundred, he now turns to the two earliest English outposts in Virginia -- Roanoke and James Towne -- and pieces together revelatory information extrapolated from the shards and postholes of excavations at these sites with contemporary accounts found in journals, letters, and official records of the period. He illuminates narratives that have a mythic status in our early history: the exploits of Sir Walter Ralegh, Captain John Smith, and Powhatan; the life and death of Pocahontas; and the disappearance of the Roanoke colony. He recounts a recent important excavation at Roanoke where he and his colleagues found the work site of a metallurgist named Joachim Gans, whose findings about the mineral wealth of Virginia helped to convince London merchants that America was a worthy risk This is an account of high and low adventure, of noble efforts and base impulses, and of the inevitably tragic interactions between Indians and Europeans, marked by greed, treachery, and commonplace savagery on both sides. The astonishment of this history is that despite bad luck, bad management, and bad blood, the English presence in America persisted and the Virginia settlements survived as the birthplace of a country founded on English law and language.

With clarity, authority, and elegant wit, Noel Hume has enhanced our understanding of the historical forces and principal players behind England's first perilous ventures into the New World, and proved again that he is without a doubt one of the great interpreters of our early colonial past. ; 1.5 x 9.3 x 6.4 Inches; 491 pages; For thirty-five years, as writer, lecturer, and chief archaeologist at Colonial Williamsburg, Ivor Noel Hume has enlivened for us the material culture of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century America. After his warmly praised book Martin's Hundred, he now turns to the two earliest English outposts in Virginia -- Roanoke and James Towne -- and pieces together revelatory information extrapolated from the shards and postholes of excavations at these sites with contemporary accounts found in journals, letters, and official records of the period. He illuminates narratives that have a mythic status in our early history: the exploits of Sir Walter Ralegh, Captain John Smith, and Powhatan; the life and death of Pocahontas; and the disappearance of the Roanoke colony. He recounts a recent important excavation at Roanoke where he and his colleagues found the work site of a metallurgist named Joachim Gans, whose findings about the mineral wealth of Virginia helped to convince London merchants that America was a worthy risk This is an account of high and low adventure, of noble efforts and base impulses, and of the inevitably tragic interactions between Indians and Europeans, marked by greed, treachery, and commonplace savagery on both sides. The astonishment of this history is that despite bad luck, bad management, and bad blood, the English presence in America persisted and the Virginia settlements survived as the birthplace of a country founded on English law and language.

With clarity, authority, and elegant wit, Noel Hume has enhanced our understanding of the historical forces and principal players behind England's first perilous ventures into the New World, and proved again that he is without a doubt one of the great interpreters of our early colonial past.; Signed by Author 
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Addresses Delivered at the Centennial Celebration of the Diocesan Missionary Society of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Virginia, No Author Listed
8 No Author Listed Addresses Delivered at the Centennial Celebration of the Diocesan Missionary Society of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Virginia
Richmond, VA Protestant Episcopal Church 1929 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Blue cloth cover with gilt print. Addresses by notable leadership of the Episcopal churches including: Tucker of s. Virginia, Covington of Norfolk, Brydon of Virginia, Goodwin of Lunenburg and North Farnham, Gravatt of West Virginia, Goodwin of Williamsburg, Halsey of S.W. Virginia, Neve of Blue Ridge, and Tucker Bishop. A lot of history and information regarding the Church in Virginia. Scarce. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 122 pages 
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Review of Paley's Moral Philosophy, No Author Listed
9 No Author Listed Review of Paley's Moral Philosophy
Southern Presbyterian Review ca1850 1st Edition Thus Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
This early imprint (circa 1850) is from Dr. William Paley, D.D. The Principles of Moral and Political Economy. No cover and pages browning due to age. It was found among other Civil War Era imprints. The notable signature is that of J. Banks Lyle who is thought to be Joseph Banks Lyle a Teacher from S.C. and Oklahoma who was a CAPTAIN 5 REGT SC INF, Confederate States Army, South Carolina, who was granted the Confederate Medal of Honor. Born: Dec. 6, 1829, near Winnsboro, S.C. Died: Aug. 16, 1913, buried at Caddo Cemetery, Oklahoma .J. Banks Lyle, graduated A.B. from South Carolina College in 1856, was a Confederate War Hero, and a Teacher at Limestone Springs Academy in Spartanburg County, S.C. In 1870 he moved West where he taught at Paris, Tx, and Caddo Indian Territory (Oklahoma). An account of Captain Lyles was given by General Bratton as follows: "The most conspicuous feat of valor and skill (personal) that came in my knowledge during the war of secession was achieved in my brigade by an officer on the 27th of October, 1864. In the severe and constant fighting of that army, my staff, as well as line suffered, and it was necessary to fill the places of the wounded with officers of the line. To meet such demands, Capt. J. Banks Lyle, of the 5th S.C. regiment was then and had been for some time rendering efficient service in the brigade staff. On the morning of the above date, the enemy were in heavy force on the north side of the James and assailed our works with more or less vigor at various points, extending their attacks to and beyond the Charles City Wood.In the afternoon his cavalry assaulted our works, on the Williamsburg road held by our cavalry and were driven off. Field's division of cavalry was promptly moved to the Williamsburg road in anticipation of the assault by infantry, which followed, pushing our cavalry further to the left, my brigade under its Senior, Col. Walker, occupying the line crossing the road and were in position to meet and repulse it. In their retreat quite a number of them took refuge in a wash or gully, which ran through a depression in the filed some 300 or 400 yards in front of our line, nearly half way to the enemy's line. Capt. Lyle saw that they were whipped and would surrender if called on to do so. He so reported and asked permission to advance the skirmish line and take them in. His request was refused , but convinced that they would escape, simply because they were not invited to surrender before night came to cover their retreat he determined to attempt their capture. He went to the skirmish line and tried to get them to volunteer, and failing in that (all were willing to go if ordered), he started alone, but had not advanced a great ways when two men (I am sorry I cannot give their names) called out "hold on captain, you shan't go by yourself" and moved out with him. They had gone but a short distance when he concluded not to subject his brave little force to the danger of the possible error of his judgment, but to use their aid without risk to them. He had observed an officer trying to arouse the collapsed spirit of his men in the gully, and halting his volunteers on the crest overlooking their position, and ordered them to fire on the officer and put a stop to the harangue, while he advanced alone over the open field in full view of Field's division on our side and the whole force of the enemy on the other side. He was recognized by the men of his own brigade, but hose of the other one, misapprehending his conduct, fired on him at long range so heavily that the dust form bullets falling around him almost concealed him from view. This continued until word could be passed along the line stopping it, and of course served to attract the attention of all to him as he approached the gully where the enemy were, and in full view of friend and foe accomplished the capture, and made them file out without arms and move on to our lines. There was great excitement and enthusiasm on our side. Men all along the division mounted the works and exclamations of admiration, and inquiring "who is he, etc." The enemy did not seem to understand it at first, and took no part until they saw the men filing into our works, when they opened a battery on the scene which contributed to the general excitement, but was especially effective in hurrying the movement of the prisoners into our works. The number of officers and men captured were about 600 with three stands of colors and swords by the armful."It was based on this deed that he won the Confederate Medal of Honor by the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Captain Lyle moved to Caddo, O.K. from S.C. where he died on August 16, 1913, Captain Lyle had lived in Caddo the past sixteen years (since 1897), was 84 years of age at his death.Captain Lyle prior to the Civil War was a school teacher in South Carolina and at the outbreak raised a company of volunteers composed chiefly of his pupils. He served the entire four years in the Confederate Army and was recommended for promotion for conspicuous bravery and intelligent conduct. Imprint is in an archival sleeve for protection. ; Curiosa; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages; Signed by Notable Personage, Unrelated 
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WILLIAMSBURG, MASSACHUSETTS 1771-1971  COMMEMORATING THE FIRST TWO HUNDRED YEARS [FACT AND FABLE: HAYDENVILLE-WILLIAMSBURG], O'Connor, James P. (edited by)
10 O'Connor, James P. (edited by) WILLIAMSBURG, MASSACHUSETTS 1771-1971 COMMEMORATING THE FIRST TWO HUNDRED YEARS [FACT AND FABLE: HAYDENVILLE-WILLIAMSBURG]
Gazette Printing Co. 1971 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red hardcover with gold lettering. Map end papers. Corner cut. Full bibliography and index. Scarce. ; Photographs 
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New Vistas to the Past, Powell, Lewis F. Jr. & Carlisle H. Humelsine
11 Powell, Lewis F. Jr. & Carlisle H. Humelsine New Vistas to the Past
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 1977 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Looks new. With statements by Lewis F. Powell, Jr. and Carlisle H. Humelsine. Includes a report of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation for 1977. ; 55 pages 
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12 Rattermann, H. A.; Tolzmann, Don Heinrich A German Regiment Among the French Auxiliary Troops of the American Revolutionary War H. A. Rattermann's History
Clearfield Co 1999 0806349107 / 9780806349107 Various Paperback Fine with no dust jacket 
Green booklet looks new. Very clean contents. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.While it is widely known that German soldiers from Hesse (Hessians) fought on the British side of the American Revolution, it is less well known that among our French allied forces were a number of German units. For example, more than half of the 300 men recruited in France by Lafayette in 1779 hailed from Alsace-Lorraine and southwestern Germany. According to one authority, it is possible that the German enrollment in the French cause may have equaled the figure of 30,000 ascribed to Germans among the British forces. One such unit of German soldiers was the Royal German Regiment Zweibrucken, or Deux-Ponts, led by Prince Christian von Zweibrucken. The Royal German Regiment Zweibrucken is the focal point of this publication, which is based upon a heretofore unpublished manuscript by H.A. Rattermann found among the papers in the Rattermann Collection at the University of Illinois-Urbana by the noted German-American authority, Don Heinrich Tolzmann, who also edited the manuscript for publication. Rattermann's account follows Prince Zweibrucken and his charges from April 15, 1780, when they sailed for America. After landing in Newport, Rhode Island on July 11, Zweibrucken's unit encamped at various places in New England. During the spring and summer of the following year, Deux-Ponts was instrumental in launching feint attacks against British General Henry Clinton's forces in New York, while a large American army was beginning to amass against Cornwallis in Virginia. The German unit eventually arrived in Williamsburg on September 26, 1781, and from October 14-17, contributed to the U.S. victory at Yorktown--ironically by fighting directly opposite Hessian forces. Augmenting the account of Prince Zweibrucken's auxiliary forces are an extensive bibliography devoted to the German role in the Revolution, an itemization of a handful of other German allied units, and a clarifying Introduction and Conclusion on the German and German-American presence in this great conflict. Dr. Tolzmann has made a valuable contribution to the literature of the American War for Independence by bringing this manuscript to the light of day. Scarce. ; 0.3 x 8.2 x 5.3 Inches; 60 pages 
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Tidewater towns  city planning in colonial Virginia and Maryland,, Reps, John William
13 Reps, John William Tidewater towns city planning in colonial Virginia and Maryland,
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; distributed by the University Press of Virginia, Charlottesville 1972 0910412871 / 9780910412872 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed bookplate on endpaper. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Prior owners name and book plate in front. ; Williamsburg architectural studies; Maps, illustrations; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9"; 345 pages; Signed by Author 
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The Virginia Continental Line  (Author Signed), Sellers, John R.
14 Sellers, John R. The Virginia Continental Line (Author Signed)
Virginia Independence Bicentennial Commission, Williamsburg 1978 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed bookplate inside along with former owner bookplate. Rare. Now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 84 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 34.97 USD
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