Although I played clarinet in our high school band, I was never any good at it.
John was the musician…. Classically trained, he was amazing on the keyboards. I was with him one day when we went into a piano store; he could look at a piano and know exactly what kind of music would play best on that instrument – and he did it, right there; everything from classical to hard rock to boogie woogie.
As I was going through all this sheet music, I kept thinking of his talent (which he always downplayed, although his band mates called him “The Piano Man” after one of his favorite artists), and how he never really got a chance to organize all this paper. I’d love to see it go to someone who will have the same awe that he did about music.
And maybe someday, I’ll give up some of his own private collection of sheet music and books. But not yet.
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Price: Variable. Most single pieces are $1.00. Some bound collections are $10.00 or more. Bulk pricing definitely available, or take the entire lot of everything for $125.00. (Plus 5.5% State of Maine sales tax.)
Condition: Variable… from Acceptable to Very Good.
All sales, after expenses, go to support The Grief Warrior Project, a suicide prevention drop-in center in development. The Grief Warrior Project‘s support group room is located at Heritage Collectibles. FMI: Linda, 207 / 740-2247.
NOTE: With the exception of nearly 14,000 books, plus maps & music (sheet music & vinyl), most of our antique and other inventory can now be found at the Undercover Antique Mall in Oxford. We are booth number 56.
We hope you will enjoy our revamped shop, as well as our booth in Oxford, as you did our original retail space on Main Street.
For those dying to check out the revamped Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps, we are still in the same building, but our new entrance is at the back of that building.
Just enter 9 Park Street, Lewiston into your GPS and park in the nearest available spot. Our entrance is through the door at the end of the building on the right hand side. You’ll see signs in the windows (“Retail Store” and “Heritage Collectibles” and “Antiques” as well as others; you’ll also see my silver Jeep Liberty parked nearby.
Thank you to everyone who has supported us since August of 2014!
In memory of my beloved husband John K Snyder… 20 Sept 1956 – 21 Oct 2016.
He loved our shops, especially the section we called Heritage Books, Maps & Ephemera – that was his baby.
He loved me like crazy, and oh how I loved him.
Follow our blog at https://warrior-project.org, in honor of my husband, and all others who have been lost to internal demons that in the end, overwhelmed them.
All of the profits after expenses from Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps will go to help fund The Grief Warrior Project, a suicide prevention drop-in and counseling center in the process of being developed.
(Please Note: The Grief Warrior Project is in no way intended to be reflective of, or piggy back off, Wounded Warriors which serves those military personnel wounded after September 11, 2001. Like too many others, John was a warrior long before then.)