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Magic of Doubleweave: The Best of Weaver's (Best of Weaver's series) By Madelyn van der Hoogt (Editor), Alexis Xenakis (By (photographer)) Cover Image
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The Enigma of Shadow Weave Illuminated: Understanding Classic Drafts for Inspired Weaving Today By Rebecca Winter Cover Image
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Anatomy of a Tapestry: Techniques, Materials, Care By Jean Pierre Larochette, Yadin Larochette, Yael Lurie (Other) Cover Image
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The Weaving Explorer: Ingenious Techniques, Accessible Tools & Creative Projects with Yarn, Paper, Wire & More By Deborah Jarchow, Gwen W. Steege Cover Image
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Favorite Rag Rugs: 45 Inspiring Weave Designs By Tina Ignell Cover Image
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Ikat: The Essential Handbook to Weaving Resist-Dyed Cloth (The Weaver's Studio) By Mary Zicafoose Cover Image
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Shadow Weave Simply: Understanding the Weave Structure 25 Projects to Practice Your Skills By Susan Kesler-Simpson Cover Image
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Macramé for Beginners and Beyond: 24 Easy Macramé Projects for Home and Garden By Amy Mullins, Marnia Ryan-Raison Cover Image
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Basket Weaving for Beginners: What Is It and How to Get Started: Basket-Weaving Crafts for Women By Kevin McClendon Cover Image
DIY Bobbin Lace for Beginners: The absolute step by step instruction to bobbin lace making for beginners By Richard Taylor Cover Image
Rep Weaves: 27 Projects Using New and Classic Patterns By Laila Lundell Cover Image
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Simple Weaves: Over 30 Classic Patterns and Fresh New Styles By Birgitta Bengtsson Björk, Tina Ignell 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.