Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1996. First Edition. Wallace's second novel and magnum opus, a lengthy and complex work which takes place in a North American dystopia, centering on a junior tennis academy and a substance-abuse recovery center. Item #4465
First Printing. Thick octavo (24cm); blue two-tone paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in silver on spine; dustjacket; 1079pp. Signed by Wallace above his crossed-out name on the title page. Tiny impression to upper front board edge, subtle offset from binders glue along front hinge, else Fine in a Fine first state dustjacket, unclipped (priced $29.95), with William Vollmann's last name misspelled at lower rear panel.