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Original art work for the book A Time of War Vol II, Come Evil Days by Chris Collingwood.


Original art work for the book A Time of War Vol II, Come Evil Days by Chris Collingwood.

Item Code : CC0089Original art work for the book A Time of War Vol II, Come Evil Days by Chris Collingwood. - This EditionAdd any two items on this offer to your basket, and the lower priced item will be half price in the checkout! Buy 1 Get 1 Half Price!
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Original oil on board. Some marks in top right hand corner. Image size 25 inches x 19 inches (64cm x 48cm) Artist : Chris CollingwoodHalf
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