Whiteley's Folly : The Life and Death of a Salesman Paperback
Whiteleys was the Harrods of the 19th century. Its clients included English and overseas royalty and it offered - and delivered - "Everything from a pin to an Elephant".
Created by William Whiteley, a draper's assistant from Yorkshire, who come to London with just a few pounds in his pocket, it was a remarkable achievement by a remarkable man.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 192 pages, 16 b&w illustrations
- Publisher: The History Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 14/10/2004
- Category: Biography: business & industry
- ISBN: 9780750935616