Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes

From Kitchen to garret

By PANTON, Jane Ellen

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.
    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
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    GB:   DuSB  

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