'Half-Blood Prince' book jacket
'Half-Blood Prince' book jacket

First peek at backside of 'Half-Blood Prince' jacket

  July 7, 2005 at 9:58 PM ET
  Cheeser     The Leaky Cauldron (via Book Wholesalers, Inc.)
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Book Wholesalers, Inc., a book supplier to U.S. public libraries, has postedopens in new window a small report on their recently received shipment of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince including a tiny picture of the backside jacket.

If you're trying to stay spoiler-free, you might want to pass on this one although it's difficult to see any detail.

UPDATE: Scholastic has officially released a much higher quality version of the art on the back side (without text). From their press releaseopens in new window:

The back cover depicts Ron and Hermione as well as two other Hogwarts students looking at "the Dark Mark." Drawn in the same green tones as the front cover, GrandPré has created another incredible piece of art that captures the essence and mystery of the Harry Potter books.

Click here to view the hi-res version!


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