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Timeless Wire Weaving: The Complete Course By Lisa Barth Cover Image
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Wire & Fire: Blend Wire Weaving and Torch Techniques for Beautiful Jewelry By Kaska Firor, Katherine Firor Colque Cover Image
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Intricate Wire By Debbie Benninger Cover Image
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Kumihimo Wire Weaving: How to Make Wire Kumihimo Braids With Affordable Metals and Minimal Tools By Amy Lange Cover Image
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Artisan Filigree: Wire-Wrapping Jewelry Techniques and Projects By Jodi Bombardier Cover Image
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Wire Weaving: Beginner + Intermediate Guide + Chain Maille + Kumihimo Wire Weaving: 4-in-1 Wire Weaving Compendium for Beginners By Amy Lange Cover Image
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Wire Jewelry Masterclass: Wrapped, Coiled and Woven Pieces Using Fine Materials By Abby Hook Cover Image
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Intermediate Wire Weaving: How to Make Wire Jewelry Without Splurging on Expensive Metals By Amy Lange Cover Image
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Whimsical Wire: 26 Delightful Projects to Create By Ingrid Moras Cover Image
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Wire Wrapping Book for Beginners: Learn How to Craft 20 Bead Making Jewelry Designs and Projects with Step by Step Instructions, Plus Tools and Techni By Gina Bowen Cover Image
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Wire Weaving for Beginners: Make Your First Wire Jewelry Project and Learn Basic Wire Weaving Skills By Amy Lange Cover Image
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Stone & Wire Jewelry By Irina Miech 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.