Deluxe edition 'Half-Blood Prince' artwork

  May 11, 2005 at 8:46 AM ET
  Geri     HPANA (via PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)
  harry potter and the half-blood prince, half-blood prince, book 6, scholastic, mary grandpre

Scholastic, the American publishers of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince have releasedopens in new window the artwork for the deluxe edition of the book. The hi-res coveropens in new window by Mary GrandPré shows in much more detail Harry and Dumbledore surrounded by tree branches.

David Saylor, Vice President, Creative Director for Scholastic describes the cover:

"In this spectacular artwork for the Deluxe Edition, layers of mystery unfold in a forested glen, where we find Harry Potter and Dumbledore peering through dense branches.

Description of the deluxe edition:

The Deluxe Edition includes a 32-page insert featuring near scale reproductions of Mary GrandPré's interior art, as well as never-before-seen full-color frontispiece art on special paper. The custom designed slipcase is foil-stamped and inside is a full-cloth case book, blind-stamped on front and back cover, foil stamped on spine. The book includes full-color endpapers with jacket art from the trade edition and a wraparound jacket featuring exclusive art from Mary GrandPré. The deluxe edition will be a total of 704 pages and have a retail value of $60.00; the print run will be 100,000 copies.


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