London: HarperCollins/Harper Collins/Voyager, 1996, 1998, 2000, 1996. Jim Burns. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Item #45500
Signed by Martin on the title page of each book. Precedes the US editions. The A Game of Thrones 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. All number lines begin with "1". Publisher's price of £16.99 and £17.99 present on the front dust jacket flaps. The merest hint of the usual toning to the pages. The second volume shows a small bump to the lower corner of the rear cover. Fine in fine and bright dust jackets. A very handsome, superior set with dust jackets illustrated by Jim Burns.