FREE VERBAL APPRAISALS EVERY MONTH
NEXT FREE APPRAISAL DAY
SATURDAY APRIL 28, 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 MARCH 31 FREE APPRAISAL DAY: First Edition of Orwell’s “Animal Farm” • 1930s baseball autographs and big band musicians • Johannes Engel: “Astrolibium,” Venice, 1502 • Voyage of Lewis and Clark, 1813 edition • Hannibal Hamlin: Signature • Manuscript diary of a 1840s employee of the British East India Company to China • Tom Clancy: Early article in the Loyola High School Literary Journal • Morgan: “Mahometism and Four Treatises on the Mahomet Religion” 1720-1725 • Large magic collection including signed books by Houdini and “The History of Magick” 1697 • George Eliot: First edition “Middlemarch” • Jackie Kennedy: one page ALS regarding grief over Robert Kennedy’s death • Mark Twain: Autographed note signed both as Mark Twain and Samuel Clemens.
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.