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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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Color, Cut, Dress Up 1940s Paper Dolls Coloring Book, Dollys and Friends Originals: Vintage Fashion History Paper Doll Collection, Adult Coloring Page By Dollys and Friends, Basak Tinli Cover Image
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Amigurumi Animal Hats for 18-Inch Dolls: 20 Crocheted Animal Hat Patterns Using Easy Single Crochet By Linda Wright Cover Image
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Needle Felting: A Complete Guide For Beginner to Pro with Easy To Follow Instructions By John Lucas Cover Image
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Knit a Mini Safari: 20 tiny animals to knit (Mini Knitted) By Sachiyo Ishii Cover Image
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1950 Wardrobe for Bleuette: and other 11
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Polymer Clay Book for Beginners: A Step by Step Guide to Craft 20 Polymer Clay Projects with Tools and Techniques to Get You Started By Laurel Fennimore Cover Image
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Dollys and Friends Originals Bridal Fashion Paper Dolls: Romantic Wedding Dresses Paper Doll Collection By Basak Tinli (Illustrator), Dollys and Friends Cover Image
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How to Make Voodoo Dolls: A Fun Step-by-Step Guide to Creating String Art Dolls By Dr. Beth Rumbo Cover Image
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Kawaii Amigurumi: 28 Cute Animal Crochet Patterns (Sayjai's Amigurumi Crochet Patterns #5) By Sayjai Thawornsupacharoen Cover Image
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Making Cloth Doll Faces For Beginner's: Complete picture step by step guide on mastering the art and techniques of creating dolls faces character from By Monique Dunn Cover Image
Purely Primitive Dolls: How to Make Simple, Old-Fashioned Dolls By Barb Moore 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.