Atlas Books (Norton), 2003. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). A "compact history of infinity" -- taking the reader through the math and ideas that led up to Georg Cantor's discovery of a progression of larger and larger infinities by the celebrated author of INFINITE JEST. Fine/Fine but for very slight crimping at the foot of the spine. Signed by Wallace on the title page. Fine / Fine.
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Little, Brown, 1996. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The magnum opus by the author of THE BROOM OF THE SYSTEM and THE PALE KING, a story of addictive entertainment centered around a Boston Halfway House and the nearby Tennis Academy. With the infamous 94 pages of "notes & errata" which add to an in-depth understanding of this densely-written work and the name Vollmann misspelled on the rear dust jacket panel. Near Fine/Fine -- slight "dustiness" to the top edge of the pages. Inscribed by Wallace on the title page, as follows: "To Juan w/ best wishes, David Foster Wallace." Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
Little, Brown, 2009. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). Subtitled "Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life," this was a commencement address which collected Wallace's beliefs about life and human nature, published here as an essay for the first time. Near Fine/Fine -- incidental rubbing at the foot of the spine. Near Fine / Fine.
The Ecco Press, 1990. Soft Cover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The third book by the author of INFINITE JEST (co-written with his college roomate), the "first serious consideration of rap and its position as a vital force in our American cultural consciousness." Published as a papaerback original. Near Fine in pictorial wraps as issued -- light rubbing to each of the cover corners and one short fold to the lower front corner. Near Fine / No Jacket.