No foxing; no remainder mark to the page block edges as often seen. No lean to the book. The boards are clean and sharp with a little shelf wear including slightly rubbed corners. The dust jacket is first state with Vollmann spelled incorrectly as Vollman, it has some minor creases to the edges, but no tears.
At the bottom reverse side of the jacket there is a very small area of blue discolouration where the books spine touches the jacket (bleeding). However, there is no sign of moisture or water damage to the book.
When compiling a list of the most significant novels of the 20th century'Infinite Jest' will be on it. It is a unique literary masterpiece and boundary pushing what fiction can achieve. From a collector's perspective this is on of those rare books that will hold its value and appreciate over time if cared for. Please check out our wide range of collectable true first editions on offer including Ken Kesey's'One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest'; William Golding's'Lord of the Flies'; Stephen King's'Salem's Lot' (signed) and much more. The item "David Foster Wallace,'Infinite Jest' SIGNED true first edition 1st/1st" is in sale since Monday, April 24, 2017.This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "firstandfine" and is located in Birmingham. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand.