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

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

by Linda Stratmann
     
 

Whiteleys was the Harrods of the 19th century. Its clients inlcuded 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 came to London with just a few pounds in his pocket, it was a remarkable achievement by a remarkable man.  See more details below

Overview

Whiteleys was the Harrods of the 19th century. Its clients inlcuded 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 came to London with just a few pounds in his pocket, it was a remarkable achievement by a remarkable man.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780752495262
Publisher:
The History Press
Publication date:
03/31/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
File size:
2 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Linda Stratmann is a freelance writer and editor. She has a degree in psychology and a life-long interest in true crime. She is the author of numerous fiction and non-fiction titles including The Poisonous Seed, The Daughters of Gentlemen, A Case of Doubtful Death and The Children of Silence - the Frances Doughty Mystery series.

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