Voyage au Pays des Boyards
AUDOUARD. Voyage au Pays des Boyards. Étude sur la Russie actuelle. Par., 1881. (4), 367, (3) pp. W. wood-engr. illustr. in the text. Bound in ¼ period green morocco green cloth sides and marble end papers, uncut. Copy w. autograph dedication by the author to Antatole France Olympe Audouard was one of the most important representatives of the French feminist movement in the second half of the 19th century. Married to the notary Marseilles Henri-Alexis Audouard, his marriage ended in failure after a few years when it filed for separation accusing him of debauchery. Ascent Paris, she met celebrities such as Théophile Gautier, Lamartine, Jules Janin. She demanded in an infinite number of presentations and publications, in particular, next to general reforms in the civil, divorce and the question of the assimilation of women full equality for women, including the right to vote and stand for election. It launched the humorous worldly newspaper Le Papillon and Cosmopolitan Magazine. Also a great traveler, traveling to Russia, America.