FREE VERBAL APPRAISALS EVERY MONTH
NEXT FREE APPRAISAL DAY
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 24, 10 am-1 pm.
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 October 27 Free Appraisal Day: Mark Chagall original watercolor • Andrea Alciatias: Embelm Book, 1551 • Oscar Wilde: “Importance of Being Ernest” 1908, Limited Edition 1/80 • Cecil Aldin: “Old Manor Houses” Signed limited edition with original sketch • Roland Park Community Magazines 1930-1931 • Blok: “The Twelve and Other Poems” Limited Edition • John Stuart Mill: “ Principles of Political Economy” First Edition, 1848 • Bobby Fischer: “Games of Chess” First Edition • Nixon Tape Transcripts signed by many participants • DNC Convention 1964 inscribed by LBJ • Culp: “Cyclopedia of Negro Literature” • Harrison: “In the Fairy Ring” • Photograph of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig signed by both.
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.
A poem inspired by the Free Appraisal Days
written by Lynne Haussler Oakes on January 27, 2018.