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Making Gourd Musical Instruments: Over 60 String, Wind & Percussion Instruments & How to Play Them By James Widess, Ginger Summit Cover Image
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Great Book of Spoon Carving Patterns: Detailed Patterns & Photos for Decorative Spoons By David Western Cover Image
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Whittling: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide To Whittling By Brandon Scott Cover Image
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Spoon Carving Project Book: 15 Simple Designs for the Kitchen By Emmet Van Driesche Cover Image
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Whittling for Beginners and Kids - 2 BOOKS IN 1 -: Amazing and Easy Whittling Projects Step by Step Illustrated to Carve from Wood unique Objects for By Antony McDeere Cover Image
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Building Beautiful Boxes with Your Band Saw By Lois Ventura Cover Image
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Scroll Saw Handbook: A Beginner Woodworker's Guide in Crafting Woodworking Scroll Saw Projects and Designs Plus Techniques and Tools to Get By Kelsey Gibbs Cover Image
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Carving Favorite Songbirds: Patterns and Instructions for 12 Life-Size Models By Anthony Hillman Cover Image
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Carving Water Birds: Patterns and Instructions for 12 Models By Anthony Hillman Cover Image
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The Pyrography Beginners Workbook with Exercises Revised Edition: Learn to Burn with Step-by-Step Instructions with Introduction to Basic Tools, Techn By Clayton M. Rines Cover Image
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Pyrography for Beginners: A Quick Complete Guide To Learn And Master The Art Of Woodburning, Its Basics, Patterns And Techniques With Illustrati By Jessica Prime Cover Image
Dragon Pumpkin Carving Stencils: 25+ Dragon Patterns, Including Medieval, Ornate, Fire-Breathing, and More, Ranging from Easy to Advanced By Get Creative Pumpkins 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.