FREE VERBAL APPRAISALS EVERY MONTH
NEXT FREE APPRAISAL DAY
SATURDAY JANUARY 26, 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 December 29, 2018 free appraisal day: John Smith: “True Rememberences of Travels” 1819 • Maxwell Sullivan: Collection of first editions of plays • Original early Soviet propaganda art • Trotsky: First edition of “Our Revolution” 1918 • Bancroft: “Book of Wealth” signed limited edition • David Garnett’s copy of “Butleriana” Nonesuch Press edition • Legal document signed by George III • Upton Sinclair: First edition of “The Jungle” • History of Wuertenburg 1757 • Sir Walter Raliegh: “History of the World” 1614 • F. Scott Fitzgerald: First edition of “Tender Is the Night” • A.A. Milne: First editions of the Winnie the Pooh stories 4 volumes • Thomas Bewick: “Aesops Fables” 1823 • Theodore Roosevelt: “Big Game hunting” Signed limited edition.
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.