WorldCat Identities

Singleton, Esther 1865-1930

Overview
Works: 191 works in 883 publications in 1 language and 14,782 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Composer, Other, Type designer
Classifications: F128.4, 782.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Esther Singleton
Social New York under the Georges, 1714-1776 : houses, streets, and country homes, with chapters on fashions, furniture, china, plate, and manners by Esther Singleton( Book )

40 editions published between 1902 and 2010 in English and held by 1,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The furniture of our forefathers by Esther Singleton( Book )

40 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music dramas of Richard Wagner and his Festival theatre in Bayreuth by Albert Lavignac( Book )

31 editions published between 1898 and 2005 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shakespeare garden by Esther Singleton( Book )

40 editions published between 1919 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<P>Written by a "devoted student of Shakespeare," this 1922 volume outlines how to make an organized and complete Shakespeare garden. Incorporating the flowers and plants mentioned in the works of William Shakespeare, these themed gardens were prominent in the United States' public parks and universities throughout the early 20th century. As the volume suggests, many Shakespeare gardens would be separated by species or flower mentioned in particular plays accompanied by busts of the playwright and appropriate quotations painted onto signs.</p>
Dutch New York by Esther Singleton( Book )

22 editions published between 1909 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collecting of antiques by Esther Singleton( Book )

21 editions published between 1926 and 1959 in English and Undetermined and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the White House by Esther Singleton( Book )

21 editions published between 1907 and 2015 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turrets, towers, and temples; the great buildings of the world, as seen and described by famous writers by Esther Singleton( Book )

23 editions published between 1898 and 2004 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great pictures, as seen and described by famous writers by Esther Singleton( Book )

20 editions published between 1899 and 2015 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous paintings as seen and described by famous writers by Esther Singleton( Book )

18 editions published between 1902 and 2011 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1909 volume provides a collection of famous writers' descriptions of famous paintings, including John Ruskin's descriptions of Turner's "The Slave Ship" and Landseer's "The Old Shepherd's Chief Mourner."
Famous women as described by famous writers by Esther Singleton( Book )

9 editions published between 1904 and 2010 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historic landmarks of America : as seen and described by famous writers : with numerous illustrations by Esther Singleton( Book )

19 editions published between 1906 and 2012 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old world masters in New world collections by Esther Singleton( Book )

8 editions published in 1929 in English and Undetermined and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic castles and palaces, as seen and described by famous writers by Esther Singleton( Book )

12 editions published between 1901 and 2014 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the hunting technique, physical characteristics, mating ritual, and nesting and child-rearing practices of the great horned owl
Wonders of nature, as seen and described by famous writers by Esther Singleton( Book )

11 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historic buildings of America by Esther Singleton( Book )

18 editions published between 1906 and 2015 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty seven buildings are described, largely in Massachussetts, with some more in other New England and Mid-Atlantic States, one in California, two in South Carolina, and several in both Canada and Mexico
Musical education by Albert Lavignac( Book )

11 editions published between 1902 and 2004 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dolls by Esther Singleton( Book )

7 editions published between 1927 and 1962 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris as seen and described by famous writers by Esther Singleton( Book )

11 editions published between 1900 and 1924 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous cathedrals as seen and described by great writers by Esther Singleton( Book )

9 editions published between 1909 and 2010 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Turrets, towers, and temples; the great buildings of the world, as seen and described by famous writers
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Great pictures, as seen and described by famous writersHistoric buildings of AmericaFamous cathedrals as seen and described by great writers
Alternative Names
Singleton, Esther d. 1930

Languages
English (385)