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Sticker & Emoji Coloring Book: Funny & Cute Coloring Activity Books For Kids & Toddlers, Girls, Teens & Adults Gifts By Famz Publication Cover Image
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Renal Diet Plan & Cookbook: Know and Manage Kidney Disease and Avoid Dialysis with Low Sodium, Low Potassium, and Low Phosphorus Recipes that Actu By Linda Brown Cover Image
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Pocket Guide to Calligraphy By Joy Daniels, Nicola Dunn Cover Image
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Kill Time Coloring Volume 2: Stress Relief Adult Coloring Book By Horror Movie Classics Cover Image
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Swear Word Coloring Book For Adults: Cheeky Sweary Animals: 44 Designs Large 8.5
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Fun with Horseback Riding Stencils (Dover Stencils) By John Green Cover Image
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50 Pumpkin Carving Patterns: The perfect Halloween pumpkin carving stencil book - DIY - For All Ages and Skills. 50 Fun Stencils fit for kids and a By Spooky Garden Publishing Cover Image
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Lettering in the Whimsical Woodlands: A Creative Calligraphy Adventure--Nature-Inspired Projects, Prompts and Drawing Ideas By Peggy Dean Cover Image
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Traditional Japanese Stencil Designs Elegance (Tabata Collection #2) By Kihachi Tabata 5th Cover Image
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Cat Coloring Book: Cute Cats And Kittens Christmas Coloring Book for Kids And Cats Lover in Chirstmas & Winter Theme By Ralp T. Woods Cover Image
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Favorite Birds Laser-Cut Plastic Stencils (Laser-Cut Stencils) By Ruth Soffer Cover Image
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Farting Cats Coloring Book: Silly but Funny Cats Farting Coloring Book for All Ages People By Grooms-Darko Publications 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.