London — The Folio Society is delighted to announce they will be publishing the entire series of George R. R. Martin’s epic saga A Song of Ice and Fire, starting with the first in the series, A Game of Thrones, on 16th July 2019.
A Game of Thrones will be illustrated by award-winning artist Jonathan Burton and introduced by best-selling fantasy author Joe Abercrombie.
Folio’s stunning two-volume set of the first title includes a fold-out map of the Known World, bound in a separate volume. All are presented in a gold-blocked slipcase with a secret illustration inside.
This new collector’s edition has been approved at all stages by the author from the selection of illustrator and introducer to the bindings, materials, illustrations and map. George R. R. Martin described them as ‘masterpieces of the bookmaker’s art’.
Readers can sign up for more details on the series and pre-order to ensure a copy from the first printing of A Game of Thrones, joining the 5,000 people who have already done so at www.foliosociety.com/winteriscoming.
‘The Folio Society’s splendid new editions of the Song of Ice and Fire series are masterpieces of the bookmaker’s art lavishly illustrated by Jonathan Burton. Books collectors and fantasy fans alike are going to delight in these volumes... I know I will.’ —George R. R. Martin
Bound in three-quarter blocked cloth with a printed and blocked cloth front board. Set in Vendetta with Esmeralda as display; 824 pages in total over two volumes 6 full page and 2 double-page colour illustrations per volume.
Printed in black & gold throughout, 8 illustrated chapter openers and 9 illustrated house sigils 9 family trees in volume two. Fold-out map inserted in case, bound in blocked cloth. Printed endpapers. Coloured tops. Blocked and printed slipcase with printed illustration inside. 10 ̋x 6 3⁄4 ̋
UK £125.00 US $195.00 Can $245.00 Aus $280.00