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A Note of Explanation

An Undiscovered Story from Queen Mary's Dollhouse
By Vita Sackville-West ; Illustrated by Kate Baylay
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A Note of Explanation is a previously unknown work by iconic writer Vita Sackville-West. Written in 1922, it was recently rediscovered as a miniature book in Queen Mary's dollhouse in Windsor Castle. Witty and stylish, the story recounts ...
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A Note of Explanation is a previously unknown work by iconic writer Vita Sackville-West. Written in 1922, it was recently rediscovered as a miniature book in Queen Mary's dollhouse in Windsor Castle. Witty and stylish, the story recounts the antics of a time-traveling sprite who inhabits the dollhouse. This illustrated, cloth-bound edition presents the story for the first time since 1924. Lovers of literature and history will rejoice in this irresistible collector's item and one-of-a-kind literary gift.
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 48
Publication Date: 03/06/2018
ISBN: 9781452169965
Vita Sackville-West (1892–1962) was a celebrated English writer and garden designer associated with the Bloomsbury Group. She is also known for inspiring Virginia Woolf's novel Orlando.
“An extraordinary story by Vita Sackville-West….This tale of a fashionable creature who flits in and out of fairy tales and historical epochs is made exquisite by Kate Baylay’s art-deco-style illustrations.” —Wall Street Journal