A Game of Thrones George R. Martin First Edition Advance Reading Copy. Bantam Books, New York 1996.First Edition / First Printing / Advance Reading Copy. Advance reading copy stated on the front cover. Published before the hardcover first edition as a review copy for readers. Shelf wear, crease at the rear cover. Comes in a mylar bag with cardboard backing. 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books. American Booksellers Association (ABA) - Member. Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA) - Member. The item "A Game of Thrones George R. Martin First Edition Advance Reading Copy" is in sale since Monday, June 25, 2018. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "belchrn" and is located in Mobile, Alabama. This item can be shipped worldwide.