Free Rare Book Evaluations


Do you have a treasured rare or even not-so-rare book? Bring it to Dr Sorenson for a free evaluation. Or just stop by to discuss your book collection! Dr Sorenson’s tent is located on Howard Ave between Fawcett St and the train station.

Performed by Dale A. Sorenson, Ph.D.


Dr. Sorenson founded Waverly Auctions in 1978 and served as its President until 2004 when he sold the business to Quinn’s Auctions. Under their ownership, he served as Director of Waverly Auctions until 2009, and now provides expert consultation to Waverly in the cataloging of rare books, maps and atlases, fine prints, autographs and manuscripts. Having passed a Core Course in Valuation Studies Featuring USPAP (Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice), he is now actively engaged in formal appraisals in the above areas of his extensive experience.    Website