Goodwin, Rutherfoord. A Brief & True Report concerning Williamsburg in Virginia: Being an Account of the most important Occurrences in that Place from its first Beginning to the present Time. Williamsburg: Printed for Colonial Williamsburg, Incorporated, by August Dietz and his Son on the Press on Cary Street at Richmond, Virginia., 1941. Fourth Edition.
This issue omits the 232 pages of notes appended to the third edition. It is back down to a more compact size for the popular reader.
Cloth spine with patterned paper over boards, paper titles applied to front and spine. 6 1/4 x 9 1/4, 1981 former owner's name on front paste-down, xii., 141 clean pp., illustrated. Includes a folding plan of Williamsburg. Very good. Hardcover. 
A history of Williamsburg, Virginia, written in the style of an 18th-century book.
Rev. William Archer Rutherford Goodwin was the brainchild behind the recreation of Colonial Williamsburg. He is the person who persuaded John D. Rockefeller to invest in its reconstruction. This book was first published in 1935 and is not, as some catalogers presume, a reprint of a colonial book. It is, however, an entertaining and informative history of Williamsburg, Virginia.