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APPRAISALS BY ALLAN J. STYPECK

FREE VERBAL APPRAISALS EVERY MONTH

NEXT FREE APPRAISAL DAY
SATURDAY AUGUST 26, 10AM-1PM.
ROCKVILLE SECOND STORY BOOKS

12160 Parklawn Drive, Rockville, MD 20852. (301) 770-0477.
Limit five items per person. First come, first served.

Join Allan Stypeck, Antiques Road Show veteran and currently a regular on MPT’s Chesapeake Collectibles, and share with like-minded collectors the excitement of discovering the history and value of rare books and other unique cultural artifacts.



Highlights from the JULY 29 FREE APPRAISAL DAY:

• Somerset Maugham: Signed limited copy “Of Human Bondage with a Digression on the Art of Fiction” • A pair of ice skates signed by multiple Olympic Gold Medal Winners • Henry Stanley: Large paper first edition of “In Darkest Africa” • King James “Works of the Most High Prince” London, 1616 • Henry Chaddock: Signed first edition of “The Savoy Cocktail Book” • Herbert Hoover: Signed first edition of “Fishing for Fun and To Wash Your Soul” • D.H. Lawrence: Limited edition of an early pirated copy of “Lady’s Chatterley’s Lover” • F. Scott Fitzgerald: First edition of “The Great Gatsby” • Lynn Ward: First editions of “Madman’s Drum”, “Vertigo” and “God’s Man” (also signed) • Various fine binding editions of “The Rubaiyat” illustrated by Willy Pogany • John Randolph’s copy of various early United States Government reports on American expansion (1800-1820) • Pablo Neruda: Signed first edition of “Twenty Love Poems” • Pie Trayner signed baseball program.



ANSWERS TO FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
• At Second Story Books' monthly FREE APPRAISAL DAY, Allan Stypeck, Senior Member, American Society of Appraisers, provides verbal appraisals of value for insurance and replacement purposes.
• Free verbal appraisals of books, autographs, manuscripts, photographs, art.
• Limit five items per person.
• This event is held on the last Saturday of every month, 10 AM - 1 PM.
• No appointments: First come, first served.
• Located at 12160 Parklawn Drive, Rockville, MD.
• Free parking in front of the bookstore.
• Ten minute walk from Twinbrook Metro.
• Those interested in selling items of value may choose to consign them with Second Story Books. There is no fee charged for this service unless the item(s) sell.

PERSONAL PROPERTY APPRAISAL SERVICES

Allan J. Stypeck, Jr. is an accredited Senior Member of the American Society of Appraisers, specializing in all printed material, including books, manuscripts, archival papers, graphics and memorabilia. With more than 30 years of experience, Mr. Stypeck has prepared thousands of appraisals of personal property, including, in addition to printed matter, fine art, antiquities, Oriental art and objets d’art for individuals and corporations, government and private institutions, as well as colleges and universities throughout North America.

Please take a look at the link provided here, which lists some of the more interesting appraisals Mr. Stypeck has prepared over the past 15 years. This list is updated regularly. You are also invited to review Mr. Stypeck’s CV by clicking here.

Mr. Stypeck prepares personal property appraisals for the following purposes: donation, estate tax, sale, insurance and damage claims. Appraisal fees available upon request.

Appraisal inquiries can be made either by phone, mail or email.

Phone: (301) 770-0477 ext. 13

Mail: Allan Stypeck
Second Story Books
12160 Parklawn Dr.
Rockville, MD 20852

Email: research@secondstorybooks.com

Allan Stypeck CV
Highlights of Appraisals Prepared by Allan Stypeck



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