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Art of Chainsaw Carving: An Insider's Look at 18 Artists Working Against the Grain By Jessie Groeschen Cover Image
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Carving Dolphins and Whales (Schiffer Book for Woodcarvers) By Dale Power Cover Image
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Celebration Carvings (Schiffer Book for Woodcarvers) By Ron Ransom Cover Image
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Carving Cigar Humidors with Tom Wolfe (Schiffer Book for Collectors) By Tom Wolfe Cover Image
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The Handcarved Bowl: Design & Create Custom Bowls from Scratch By Danielle Rose Byrd Cover Image
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The Little Book of Whittling (Woodcarving Illustrated Books) By Chris Lubkemann Cover Image
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Heirloom Wood: A Modern Guide to Carving Spoons, Bowls, Boards, and other Homewares By Max Bainbridge Cover Image
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Pop-Up Design and Paper Mechanics: How to Make Folding Paper Sculpture By Duncan Birmingham Cover Image
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20-Minute Whittling Projects: Fun Things to Carve from Wood By Tom Hindes Cover Image
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Handcarved Christmas: 36 Beloved Ornaments, Decorations, and Gifts (Best of Woodcarving Illustrated) By Wci Cover Image
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Complete Starter Guide to Whittling By Editors of Woodcarving Illustrated Cover Image
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Chip Carving: Techniques for Carving Beautiful Patterns by Hand By Daniel Clay Cover Image
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Situated on the main street of the historic Delaware Riverfront town of New Hope, Pennsylvania, Farley’s Bookshop and its knowledgeable, experienced staff have endeavored to satisfy the literary tastes of the area inhabitants for over fifty years. Whether you are Bucks County born-and-bred or just stopping by to enjoy the crisp river air and delightful scenery, you will be pleasantly surprised to find the largest and most diverse collection of books-in-print in Bucks County. Farley’s may have competition, but it has few peers. We encourage you to browse our website, but please remember that getting acquainted with our online persona is no substitute for exploring the narrow passageways and teeming shelves of our storefront and discovering that perfect book nestled amongst so many others.

 

New Hope for American Art

                                               New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools. 

In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:

  • Daniel Garber
  • Edward Redfield
  • George Sotter
  • Arthur Meltzer
  • Robert Spencer
  • William Langson Lathrop
  • Kenneth Nunamaker
  • John Folinsbee
  • Henry Snell
  • William F. Taylor
  • Fern Coppedge
  • M. Elizabeth Price
  • Clarence Johnson
  • S. George Phillips
  • Rae Sloan Bredin
  • Walter Baum
  • Walter Schofield
  • Morgan Colt
  • Charles Rosen
  • Joseph Meierhans
  • Charles F. Ramsey
  • Louis Stone
  • Charles Evans
  • Josef Zenk

New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.