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Winston Family Paperdolls By Penny Reid, Blythe Russo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Penny Reid, Blythe Russo (Illustrator)
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Anita Catita's Sewn Toy Treasures: 15 Easy Patterns Bursting with Charm By Sandra Reis Cover Image
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My Crochet Doll: A Fabulous Crochet Doll Pattern with Over 50 Cute Crochet Doll Clothes and Accessories By Isabelle Kessdjian Cover Image
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The Coloring Cafe Cuties-Paper Dolls to Color and Cut By Ronnie Walter Cover Image
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Making Waldorf Dolls (Crafts and family Activities) By Maricristin Sealey Cover Image
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My Felt Doll: Easy Sewing Patterns for Wonderfully Whimsical Dolls By Shelly Down Cover Image
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Beautiful Mandala - Mandala Coloring Book for Girls Ages 8-12: Art Activity Book for Creative Kids Featuring 50 Unique Girl and Fairy Drawings on Beau By Kreatif Lounge Cover Image
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Jorid Linvik's Big Book of Christmas Knits: Over 70 Scandinavian Holiday Patterns By Jorid Linvik Cover Image
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Knit-A-Bear: 15 Huggable Friends to Make and Dress for Every Occasion By Val Pierce Cover Image
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Magic Wool Mermaids and Fairies: How to Make Seasonal Standing Figures By Christine Schafer, Anna Cardwell (Translator) Cover Image
By Christine Schafer, Anna Cardwell (Translator)
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Honey Pie Amigurumi Dress-Up Doll with Picnic Play Set: Crochet Patterns for 12-inch Doll plus Doll Clothes, Picnic Blanket, Barbecue Playmat & Access By Linda Wright Cover Image
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Amigurumi Flower Babies: 12 mini dolls to crochet By Bas den Brave 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.