Collective Biographies of WomenAn Annotated Bibliography
Starling, Elizabeth. Noble Deeds of Woman. London: Hookham, 1835. 2 vols. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1836. Title variant: ...Or, Examples of Female Courage and Virtue. London: Bohn, 1848. Boston: Phillips, Sampson, 1850. London: Bohn, 1858; 1859; 1864. Boston: Crosby, Nichols, Lee, 1860. London: Bell, 1864. Boston: Hale & Whiting, 1881; 1883. 9th ed. London: Bell, 1891. New York: Garland, 1987.
See How To Make It as a Woman, 97-98.
British Library. 1835 ed.: Ded. “To/ the Ladies/ of/ Great Britain and Ireland/ this work/ is most respectfully dedicated,/ by the author.” Organized by quality, with index; headings [specifying the subjects or deeds] appear only at beginning of each chapter. No illustrations. 1848 ed. includes same Preface as 1835, dated as though 1848; lists headings under each virtue in Table of Contents; frontispiece: “Child Rescued from an Eagle”; title vignette Grace Darling; no index; 14 engravings; bound in green, stamped on covers British Museum. Approx. 150 subjects.
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