FREE VERBAL APPRAISALS EVERY MONTH
NEXT FREE APPRAISAL DAY
SATURDAY JANUARY, 27, 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 DECEMBER 30 FREE APPRAISAL DAY: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: First appearance of the “Return of Sherlock Holmes” in the Strand Magazine, 1904 • Woodson: “Works of Francis James Grimke” 4 volumes • Edward Cocker: “Transparency of the Pen” 1660 • Louis Brandeis: 1 page ALS on Supreme Court stationary • Lyndon Johnson: Signed copy of “This is America” with letter from Linda Bird Johnson • Walt Whitman: Boston edition of “Leaves of Grass” 1860 • Joyce: First edition 1/750 “Ulysses” Paris, 1922 • Collection of ambulance books ranging from the Franco-Prussian War to WWI • Sarajevo Haggadeh 1/630 • 12/7/1941: Original typed draft and first printed press release from Roosevelt White House on the Pearl Harbor attack • Harlan Ellison: Signed limited edition of “Medea”.
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.