Free Appraisal Days


FREE VERBAL APPRAISALS EVERY MONTH

NEXT FREE APPRAISAL DAY
SATURDAY JULY 28, 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 June 30 Free Appraisal Day: 1864 George McClellan President Campaign Ribbon • Sir Richard Francis Burton: First illustrated edition of the Arabian Nights 12 volumes • Hau Kion Choaan A Chinese History, 1761 4 volumes • Voyages de C. P. Thunberg au Japon, 2 volumes 1798 • Le Comte: Memoirs and Observations of China, 1698 • Henry Hitchings: Original paintings, sketches and correspondence • James Joyce: “Tales Told of Shem and Shaun” Black Sun Press 1/100, signed by Joyce • Ogdens Uniforms of the United States • Tom Wolfe First Editions • Two tickets from the 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers World Series • Michael Hauge: Wizard of Oz with original signed illustration • Oliphant: Elgin’s Travels to China and Japan 1859



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.

Apprasing Books or The Tales and Details

A poem inspired by the Free Appraisal Days
written by Lynne Haussler Oakes on January 27, 2018.