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At Home with Designers and Tastemakers: Creating Beautiful and Personal Interiors By Susanna Salk, Stacey Bewkes (Photographs by) Cover Image
By Susanna Salk, Stacey Bewkes (Photographs by)
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Martha Stewart's Very Good Things: Clever Tips & Genius Ideas for an Easier, More Enjoyable Life By Martha Stewart Cover Image
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Johanna Basford Enchantments: Colorable Gift Tags with Metallic Cord By Johanna Basford Cover Image
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Celebration Carvings (Schiffer Book for Woodcarvers) By Ron Ransom Cover Image
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The Complete Cricut Machine Handbook: A Beginner’s Guide to Creative Crafting with Vinyl, Paper, Infusible Ink and More! By Angie Holden Cover Image
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Descendants 2 A Wickedly Cool Coloring Book (Art of Coloring) By Disney Books Cover Image
Deco Mesh Wreaths By Leisure Arts (Manufactured by) Cover Image
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The Kinfolk Home: Interiors for Slow Living By Nathan Williams Cover Image
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Watercolor Workbook: 30-Minute Beginner Botanical Projects on Premium Watercolor Paper By Sarah Simon, Paige Tate & Co. (Producer) Cover Image
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Cozy White Cottage: 100 Ways to Love the Feeling of Being Home By Liz Marie Galvan Cover Image
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Learn to Make Deco Mesh Wreaths By Leisure Arts (Manufactured by) Cover Image
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Watercolour Lessons: How to Paint and Unwind in 20 Tutorials (Watercolours for Beginners) By Emma Lefebvre 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.