Free Appraisal Days


FREE VERBAL APPRAISALS EVERY MONTH

NEXT FREE APPRAISAL DAY
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 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 November 30, 2019 event: Coke: Elements of Law with Francis Scott Key bookplate • Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Refudiation/La Divinite 1762/1763 • Kaempfer: History of Japan • Patricia Highsmith: Talented Mr. Ripley inscribed first edition • Harry Grey: The Hoods inscribed first edition • Original Ed Clark photographs of the U.S.S. Nautilus • D.H. Lawrence: Signed limited 1928 edition of Lady Chatterley’s Lover • Early 18th century Japanese samurai prints • Martin Luther King: original transcript of his Birmingham Jail statement.



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.

Appraising Books or The Tales and Details

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