The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts, known in Japan as The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Graphics, is an artbook released to celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda series. It is the second book in The Goddess Collection trilogy.
The hardcover book features artwork released from The Legend of Zelda through Breath of the Wild, spanning promotional pieces, box art, instruction booklet illustrations, and sprite art. The book also features interviews with the artists behind the series and never before seen content.
A limited edition was also released, featuring gilded pages, a different cover with the Master Sword, and an acetate slipcase with its Scabbard. It was limited to 10,000 copies.
- ↑ Art & Artifacts, Dark Horse Books, pg. 2
- ↑ "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: Art & Artifacts , Amazon, retrieved August 22, 2016.
- ↑ The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts Limited Edition , Amazon, retrieved January 9, 2017.