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PANTON, Jane Ellen   1848-1923


See also: Domestic economy.

  • Way they should go, the
  • Subjects: children,

    • 1. ["The way they should go', 1896]
      1896
      GB:   LB  

      The BMCat lists an edition of "The way they should go. Hints to young parents' as published London: Downey & Co 1896.

  • From Kitchen to garret
  • Subjects: furnishings, household routines,

    • 1. From Kitchen to garret / hints for young householders by J.E. Panton / author of "Country sketches in black and white' "The Curate's wife' "Less than kin' "Dear wife' "A tangled chain' etc.
      1888
      19.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii-viii] [1] 2-231   illus  
      GB:   *OB  

      Binding: red cloth with a cover design showing a plant bowl.
      The book is based on Jane Panton's articles in the "Lady's pictorial' magazine, which as she explains in the preface led to her becoming a professional interior decorator. It provides detailed advice on furnishing and decorating a house and on housekeeping routines.

    • 2. — [Title as 1888] Sixth edition
      19.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-vii] viii [ix-xii] [1] 2-243   5 full-page illus, illus  
      GB:   *OPo(F)  

    • 3. — [Seventh edition, 1890]
      GB:   LB  

      The BMCat lists a seventh edition as published London: Ward and Downey 1890.

    • 4. — [Title as 1888] New and revised edition.
      19.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-viii] [1] 2-287 [288], [i-iv] ads   frontis  
      GB:   LB   *OB  

      This is the eighth edition according to the preface, but the first revised edition. An index and a number of new illustrations have been added and the text is partly rewritten.

    • 5. — [An edition, 1896
      =see comments]
      GB:   DuSB  

      The Beamish North of England Open Air Museum lists an edition as published London: Ward and Downey 1896.

  • Homes of taste
  • Subjects: furnishings,

    • 1. ["Homes of taste', 1890]
      1890
      GB:   LB  

      The BMCat lists an edition of "Homes of taste: economical hints' as published London: Sampson Low & Co 1890.

  • Nooks and corners
  • Subjects: household routines, furnishings,

    • 1. Nooks and corners / being the companion volume to "From kitchen to garret'. By J.E. Panton / author of "By-paths and cross-roads' "The curate's wife' "A tangled chain' "Country sketches in black and white' etc. Illustrated.
      1889
      19.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-viii] [1] 2-241 [242-244]   frontis,11 full- page illus, illus  
      GB:   LB   *OB  

      Binding: red and black cloth, gilt.
      The book is addressed to the middle-class housewife and advises on household management and interior decoration.

  • Suburban residences
  • Subjects: furnishings, household routines,

    • 1. Suburban residences and how to circumvent them / by J.E. Panton / author of "From kitchen to garret', "Nooks and corners', "Homes of taste', etc.
      1896
      18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp iii-viii ads, [ix-xiii] xiv [1] 2-303 [304], xi-xvi ads   4 pls, illus  
      GB:   LB   *OB  

      Binding: red cloth, gilt.
      The book gives advice on organising household work, furnishing and decorating the house and the treatment of servants.


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