Geek Gifts: THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: HYRULE HISTORIA Book of Concept Art, Hyrule History and Official Chronology of the Game; Limited Edition Available

     February 10, 2013

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Need a Valentine’s Day geek gift for the Legend of Zelda fan in your life?  How about checking out The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, available in regular hard copy and limited edition versions.  The books contain 276 pages of never-before-seen concept art, the full history of Hyrule, the official chronology of the games and an introduction by legendary video game creator Shigeru Miyamoto.  If you want to shell out a few extra rupees, the limited edition features a faux-leather hardcover bearing the symbol of the Gate of Time debossed on the cover and gold gilded pages.  Hit the jump to see images from the book and to find out how you can order your own copy.

Check out some preview images of The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia books after the book trailer below, followed by the synopsis and ordering information:

Dark Horse Books and Nintendo® bring you The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, containing an unparalleled collection of historical information on The Legend of Zelda™ franchise. This handsome hardcover contains never-before-seen concept art, the full history of Hyrule, the official chronology of the games, and much more!

Starting with an insightful introduction by the legendary producer and video-game designer of Donkey Kong™Mario™, and The Legend of Zelda™, Shigeru Miyamoto, this book is crammed full of information about the storied history of Link’s adventures from the creators themselves! As a bonus, The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia includes an exclusive comic by the foremost creator of The Legend of Zelda manga-Akira Himekawa!

* The full history and making of the The Legend of Zelda™ franchise, never-before-seen concept art!

* Introduction by Shigeru Miyamoto! 

The limited edition of Hyrule Historia looks like it could have been pulled off the shelf of one of the sages in Hyrule. The faux-leather hardcover bears the symbol of the Gate of Time, debossed, on the cover, and gold gilded pages. The limited collector’s edition of The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia is perfect for the hardcore The Legend of Zelda™ fan!

Dark Horse Books and Nintendo® bring you The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, containing an unparalleled collection of historical information on The Legend of Zelda™ franchise. This handsome hardcover contains never-before-seen concept art, the full history of Hyrule, the official chronology of the games, and much more! Starting with an insightful introduction by the legendary producer and video-game designer of Donkey Kong™Mario™, and The Legend of Zelda™, Shigeru Miyamoto, this book is crammed full of information about the storied history of Link’s adventures from the creators themselves! As a bonus, The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historiaincludes an exclusive comic by the foremost creator of The Legend of Zelda manga—Akira Himekawa!

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