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11th July 2023

The most famous dolls’ house in the UK is probably Queen Mary’s in Windsor Castle. The house and garden were designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and Gertrude Jekyll. Among its many extraordinary details are the miniature books in its 200 volume library. One of these was Vita-Sackville West’s, A Note of Explanation (apparently a precursor to Virginia Woolf’s Orlando); it was written exclusively for the miniature library, and was finally published as a human-scale book in 2018.

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