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Jean Dusaulx - De la passion du jeu - 1779 [Bound with:] Richard Hey - Prijsverhandeling over de schadelijke gevolgen van het spel - 1785

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Jean Dusaulx - De la passion du jeu - 1779 [Bound with:] Richard Hey - Prijsverhandeling over de schadelijke gevolgen van het spel - 1785

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French book about gambling, bound together with a very rare Dutch translation of “Dissertation on the pernicious effects of gaming”

Object: Book
Number of Books: 1
Subject: Sport, games & pastimes
Author/ Illustrator: Jean Dusaulx
Book Title: De la passion du jeu - 1779 [Gebonden met:] Richard Hey - Prijsverhandeling over de schadelijke gevolgen van het spel
Condition: Good
Publication year oldest item: 1785
Edition: Other
Language: Dutch, French
Version: Translation
Publisher: Paris, De l'imprimerie de Monsieur
Binding/ Material: Half leather

Jean Dusaulx - De la passion du jeu - Paris, De l'imprimerie de Monsieur, 1779 - 2 volumes in 1 binding - XXXVI , 267, 335 pp.
Bound together with:
Richard Hey - Prijsverhandeling over de schadelijke gevolgen van het spel - Amsterdam, W. Holtrop, 1785 - 125 pp.

2 works in 1 binding - 8vo (19.5 × 13 cm) - 19th-century half-leather.

Condition: Good.

Jean Dusaulx, un ancien joueur repenti, publie le dernier ouvrage de l'Ancien Régime hostile aux jeux de hasard. Secrétaire du duc d'Orléans, ami de Jean-Jacques Rousseau et futur conventionnel, Dusaulx dresse un réquisitoire implacable contre le joueur, jugé oisif, dépravé, brutal et égoïste, qui, dévoré par sa passion, retourne à l'état de nature et, superstitieux, se nourrit de blasphèmes et de préjugés trahissant une barbarie archaïque. Le joueur sans cesse tourmenté par des insomnies et des comportements hallucinatoires, est la victime d'une pathologie qui ruine son esprit et ses capacités corporelles. La critique de la fureur du jeu chez Dusaulx dénonce métaphoriquement la crise politique de l'Ancien Régime; les jeux de hasard favorisent la tyrannie dues parvenus; ils détruisent la société d'ordres et ses hiérarchies sociales. Non seulement ce livre eut un grand succès mais il attira l'attention du Parlement. On délibéra, les jeux furent abolis et les maisons fermées.

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