Mossman, Samuel. Gems of Womanhood; or, Sketches of Distinguished Women in Various Ages & Nations. London and Edinburgh: Gall and Inglis, 1870. Title variant: Gems of Womanhood of Various Nations and Ages . London and Edinburgh: Gall & Inglis, [1880-94].

See How To Make It as a Woman, 94-97, 103.

TOC: Joan of Arc; Octavia; Zenobia; Boadicea; Flora Macdonald; Mrs. Elizabeth Fry; Grace Darling; African Women; Letitia Elizabeth Landon; Mrs. Anne Damer; Tarquinia Molza; Madame de Staël; Jane, Duchess of Gordon; The Duchess of Duras; Mrs. Elizabeth Montague; Madame Recamier; Mary, Countess of Pembroke; Mrs. Hemans; Madame de Sevigné; Lady Rachel Russell; Elizabeth of Siberia; Anne Askew; Madame Guyon.

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Frontispiece of undated Edinburgh edition: Madame de Staël questioning Napoleon about the merits of women. 1870 London edition: frontis. Elizabeth Fry reading to the female convicts and sailors.

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