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A thrilling tale from The Battle Of The Little Big Horn (Greasy Grass) featuring art by legendary illustrator, Val Mayerik.
A thrilling tale from The Battle Of The Little Big Horn (Greasy Grass) featuring art by legendary illustrator, Val Mayerik.
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    A heartfelt thank you.

    The names of every one of our backers will appear on a Thank You page in the book.

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    A PDF downloadable version of the book.

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    The Hardcover Book. This will be a limited edition run with every book signed and numbered by Val.

    Please add $10 for Canada or Mexico and $15 outside North America

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    Retailer's Incentive. 4 books for the price of 2. They'll all be signed, dated, and numbered.

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    The Hardcover Book Remarked. Val will draw your choice of Custer, Sitting Bull, Greenhaw or Slowhawk on the endpapers, signed and dated.

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    Original Page Of Art by Val. Every page will be a one of a kind work, suitable for framing. 11x17 in pen and ink on art board.

    We'll be able to take requests but they'll be limited in scope (a page with Crazy Horse please) - This is our premium reward - so we'll deal with each person individually and do our best to satisfy.

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    You're In The Book. Val will draw you into the book as a character. You can choose to have your likeness represented as an Sioux or Cheyenne character or a member of the 7th Cavalry.

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    You're In The Book. (+Page) Val will draw you into the book as a character. You can choose to have your likeness represented as an Sioux or Cheyenne character or a member of the 7th Cavalry + we'll send you the original page of art where you're featured.

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    Splash Page Art. You'll get an original splash page from the book - Splash meaning that there will be only one, commanding image on the page as opposed to a typical multiple-panel page. Very limited due to the nature of a splash page . . . You also get the book and our sincere thanks.

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    This is an original 10"x10" watercolor on thick bristol paper of a Cowboy and steer in the snow, along with a hand lettered Cormac McCarthy quote. Val used it as a holiday card a few years ago . . . This belongs in a museum!

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    You get the original watercolor piece of the Lakota Brave featured in time lapse for our second video, AND you get the real time footage of Val creating the piece on DVD.

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    Aaron McConnell's battle scene. An original piece rendered in India ink on Bristol at a whopping 13.5" x 22".

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    Our Featured Splash. You'll get the finished piece of splash page art you see here on the page, Warrior And Flag. 11 x 17, pen and ink on board.

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    The Portraits. You'll get all 4 of the character portraits by Val - Custer, Sitting Bull, Greenhaw, and Slowhawk. All are 10 1/2 X 7 1/2, acrylic on board. You'll also get a copy of the book, remarked.

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    The Painting. You'll get the original painting you see as our cover image. It's 24" X 30", oil on canvas, and a copy of the book, remarked.

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