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Battle Ship About 1650 by W Fred Mitchell (P)


Battle Ship About 1650 by W Fred Mitchell (P)

Item Code : ANTN0038PBattle Ship About 1650 by W Fred Mitchell (P) - This Edition
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Original chromolithograph published c.1890. Size 9 inches x 6.5 inches (24cm x 19cm)none110.00

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