Description - Whiteley's Folly by Linda Stratmann
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.
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(216mm x 135mm x 10mm)
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Author Biography - Linda Stratmann
Linda Stratmann is a freelance writer and editor, and is the author of 'Chloroform: The Quest for Oblivion' (Sutton)