Do you remember the gorgeous hardback book that prompted timeline debates to reach new heights - The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia? A gorgeous publication, it provided lots of fascinating information and artwork on the franchise; now, there's a follow-up on the way.

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With the series in its 30th Anniversary year, Dark Horse has announced that it's teaming up with Nintendo on The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts. Coming out on 21st February 2017, it's promising a lot of artwork and interviews with those behind the games.

Fans of The Legend of Zelda are in for a treat with The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts. Readers can peruse over four hundred pages of fully realized artistic masterpieces, exclusive interviews with the design team behind the beloved video game franchise, the official pixel art of the early series, and rare promotional art never before published in this format. The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts offers fans a sneak peek at art from the newest game in the series, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, prior to its official release. This breathtaking volume is essential for any true Zelda fan!

It sure looks handsome, and will also cost a pretty penny - pre-orders are open on Amazon.com and the Penguin Random House store for $39.99. Just think how good it'll look on your coffee table, though.

Are you tempted by this one?

[via darkhorse.com]