Browse Books: Crafts & Hobbies / Furniture & Cabinetry

Woodworking Projects and Upholstery By William T. Baxter Cover Image
Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
The Forest Woodworker: A Step-By-Step Guide to Working with Green Wood By Sjors van der Meer, Job Suijker Cover Image
Special Order
Woodworking FAQ: The Workshop Companion: Build Your Skills and Know-How for Making Great Projects By Spike Carlsen Cover Image
Special Order
Woodwork for Beginners: With Instructions and Illustrations on Basic Woodworking Skills, Including Information on Tools, Timber and Simple Joi By Paul N. Hasluck Cover Image
Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Wood Pallet Projects: Cool and Easy-To-Make Projects for the Home and Garden By Chris Gleason Cover Image
Special Order
The Little Upholstery Book: A Beginner's Guide to Artisan Upholstery By Shelly Miller Leer Cover Image
Special Order
Building Unique and Useful Kids' Furniture: 24 Great Do-It-Yourself Projects By Spike Carlsen Cover Image
Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
The Problems of Re-Upholstering Certain Furniture Styles - Including Channel Back, Tufted Back, Pillow Back and Ottoman Styles By Benjamin C. Luna Cover Image
Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Section Cutting and Staining: a Practical Introduction to Histological Methods for Students and Practitioners By W. S. Colman (Created by), London Library S. University College (Created by) Cover Image
By W. S. Colman (Created by), London Library S. University College (Created by)
Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Carpentry and Cabinet-Making By W. M. Oakwood Cover Image
Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Mackintosh Furniture: Techniques & Shop Drawings for 30 Designs By Michael Crow Cover Image
Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Pre-Order Now Badge
Crafting a Future By Archana Shah Cover Image
Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now




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.