We appraise single books, entire collections and libraries, and in the past 28 years we have performed hundreds of such appraisals for private individuals, institutions and corporations. Our appraisals are done in accordance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and all relevant IRS guidelines and regulations. John Crichton is an Accredited Member of the American Society of Appraisers.
All appraisal work is billed at an hourly rate or at a negotiated fixed rate. Under no circumstances are our fees based on the value of the material being appraised.
Hourly rates for private individuals, institutions and corporations:
Transportation (one-way) to the inspection site, inspection, research and appraisal report preparation: $250.00 per hour
Research assistant: $100.00 per hour
For more information contact John Crichton at email@example.com