A Game of Thrones is the first novel in A Song of Ice and Fire, a series of fantasy novels by American author George R. It was first published on August 1, 1996. The novel won the 1997 Locus Award and was nominated for both the 1997 Nebula Award and the 1997 World Fantasy Award. The novella Blood of the Dragon, comprising the Daenerys Targaryen chapters from the novel, won the 1997 Hugo Award for Best Novella.
In January 2011 the novel became a New York Times bestseller and reached #1 on the list in July 2011. In the novel, recounting events from various points of view, Martin introduces the plot-lines of the noble houses of Westeros, the Wall, and the Targaryens.The novel has inspired several spin-off works, including several games. It is also the basis for the first season of Game of Thrones, an HBO television series that premiered in April 2011. A March 2013 paperback TV tie-in re-edition was also titled Game of Thrones, excluding the indefinite article "A".
The title phrase surfaces at various points in the book and its many sequels. Illustrated with two b/w maps. This is a very rare book. This is a First Edition and First Printing in large format softcover that's aged very well indeed.
The binding is strong and there's very little wear around the edges. The tone of the paper within is still perfect with some minor discoloration around the sides of the book. This is a wonderful collectors item.
The item "A Song of Ice and Fire Book One, A Game of Thrones. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINT" is in sale since Monday, September 18, 2017. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Fiction".
The seller is "aristeiaa-8" and is located in Leeds. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.