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I have this large book dated 1657 by Sir Riley. It looks

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I have this large book dated 1657 by Sir Walter Riley.
JA: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Tell us what else you do know and the antiques appraiser will be able to better assist you.
Customer: It looks like a bible. It has maps of where the Garden of Eden was.
JA: Is there anything else the antiques appraiser should be aware of?
Customer: All my Lawyer told me was to put it in my safety deposit box.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris replied 11 months ago.

Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.
I have been an antiques and art collector as well as a dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.
I will be pleased to help you. Please know I do not send pop-ups.

Photos are almost always required to give an accurate assessment.

Can you send me a photo of the first page that has the title and other credits.

You may need to use the macro function (flower icon) of your camera to get a good clear photo of the page.

To send photos you may use the "add files" in the blue box link on your reply page or the "paper clip" found in the toolbar you see on your reply page.
Please do not send in ZIP format. The jpg or jpeg format works best.

An explanation of this method can be found here:

Kind regards,

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
This phone is new to me so bare with me. Took pain killer for my hand and it made me sleepy. I will have to go to bank and get this monstrous book out and have my son help me with photo. Will get back with you. Thanks.
Expert:  Doris replied 11 months ago.

I am so sorry about the inconvenience.

I realize the difficulty of providing photos but there is potential for a rather high value for this book. I want to get it right for you.

There is no hurry here.

My best,