Having ignited a huge debate over how The Legend of Zelda‘s convoluted timeline fits together with their encyclopaedic Hyrule Historia book released back in 2014, Dark Horse Books has announced a follow-up to that fantastic tome of knowledge with The Legend of Zelda: Arts & Artifacts.
Due to release in February next year as per the product page over on Amazon, it appears as if this collection of artwork spanning the entirety of the Zelda series’ history is already deemed a must-have collectable for Link fans; the 400-page, hardcover book has risen to #1 Best Seller status on the retailer’s site.
“Illustrations from the entire thirty-year history of The Legend of Zelda” will be found within the pages of Arts & Artifacts, as well as artwork from next year’s highly-anticipated Breath of the Wild, according to the product description.
The Legend of Zelda™: Art and Artifacts contains over four hundred pages of fully realized illustrations from the entire thirty-year history of The Legend of Zelda™ including artwork from the upcoming The Legend of Zelda™: Breath of the Wild! Every masterwork is printed on high-quality paper in an oversized format so you can immerse yourself in the fine details of each piece. This book includes rare promotional pieces, game box art, instruction booklet illustrations, official character illustrations, sprite art, interviews with the artists, and much, much more! The Legend of Zelda™: Art and Artifacts collects many of your favorite masterpieces from the storied franchise, as well as rare and never before seen content, presented in one handsome hardcover.
The Legend of Zelda: Arts & Artifacts will release February 21, 2017 for $39.99. For a small taste of what will adorn its glossy pages, see the image above or visit the product page here.