Whiteley's Folly : The Life and Death of a Salesman, Paperback

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
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  • Category: Biography: business & industry
  • ISBN: 9780750935616



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