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LEGO Technic Non-Electric Models: Simple Machines By Yoshihito Isogawa Cover Image
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Along the Nez Perce Trail: A Coloring and Activity Book By Louanne Atherley, Heidi Schultz (Illustrator), Jason Blake (Designed by) Cover Image
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Origami Spectacular Kit: Our Biggest and Best Origami Collection Ever! (114 Sheets of Paper; 60 Easy Projects to Fold; 4 Different Paper Sizes; By Michael G. Lafosse, Richard L. Alexander Cover Image
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Origami Paper 500 Sheets Kaleidoscope Patterns 6 (15 CM): Tuttle Origami Paper: Double-Sided Origami Sheets Printed with 12 Different Designs (Instruc By Tuttle Publishing (Editor) Cover Image
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The LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Inventor Idea Book By Yoshihito Isogawa Cover Image
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My First Sewing Book: 35 easy and fun projects for children aged 7 years + By Susan Akass Cover Image
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Kid's Plan It Activity 2022 Wall Calendar By Willow Creek Press Cover Image
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A Child's Seasonal Treasury, Education Edition By Betty Jones, Betty Jones (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Wild Days: Outdoor Play for Young Adventurers By Richard Irvine Cover Image
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Totally Awesome Rubber Band Jewelry: Make Bracelets, Rings, Belts & More with Rainbow Loom(r), Cra-Z-Loom(tm), or Funloom(tm) By Colleen Dorsey Cover Image
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Record Breaking Paper Airplanes Kit: Make Paper Planes Based on the Fastest, Longest-Flying Planes in the World!: Kit with Book, 16 Designs & 48 Fold- By Andrew Dewar, Kostya Vints (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrew Dewar, Kostya Vints (Illustrator)
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Origami for Beginners: The Creative World of Paper Folding: Easy Origami Book with 36 Projects: Great for Kids or Adult Beginners By Florence Temko 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.