A Note of Explanation: An Undiscovered Story from Queen Mary's Dollhouse

A Note of Explanation: An Undiscovered Story from Queen Mary's Dollhouse

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452169965
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 03/06/2018
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 783,865
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

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.

Kate Baylay is an illustrator based in London. Matthew Dennison is the author of Behind the Mask: The Life of Vita Sackville-West.

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