"Wallace embraces the incompatibility of mathematics and prose and makes art from it": First Edition of Everything And More; Signed by David Foster Wallace
Everything and More: A Compact History of Infinity.
Wallace, David Foster.$475.00
Item Number: 75874
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2003.
First British edition of this work which examines the history of infinity, focusing primarily on the work of Georg Cantor, the 19th-century German mathematician who created set theory. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by David Foster Wallace on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Steve Turner.
"Wallace + infinity: wonderful pairing! This is most exquisitely (and hilariously) original science writing. Wallace embraces the incompatibility of mathematics and prose and makes art from it. And it's a great story too" (James Gleick).