You can now pre-order The Folio Society’s spectacular new collector’s edition of George R. R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones. They are 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.
The stunning two-volume set includes a foldout map of the Known World, bound in a separate volume. All are presented in a gold-blocked slipcase with a secret illustration inside. Check out the illustrations for a closer look.
The 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’.
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 5,000 people to date who have 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”’ said author George R. R. Martin.
“We are absolutely thrilled to be publishing The Song of Ice and Fire series. They are undoubtedly the great modern masterpieces of the fantasy genre, and creating an edition to match that epic status has been a fabulous challenge,” said Tom Walker, Publishing Director, The Folio Society.
“It was enormously helpful and important to work alongside George R. R. Martin and his Art Director. Having their expansive knowledge and support through the project was invaluable to making sure we stayed true to his vision,” said Sheri Gee, Art Director, The Folio Society.
For more details, see The Folio Society.