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Make it Clean & Easy: Your Guide to Skincare, Body-care and Castile Soap from Scratch By Christina Deneka Cover Image
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Homemade Perfume: The Ultimate Guide to Making Organic Perfume Including 30+ Simple and Easy Recipes Blends By Charly Bee Cover Image
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Earn Money by Making Liquid Soap: Here You Will Learn All About How To Do It: Materials Preparation Method Tools and Packaging By Osno Monto Cover Image
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Soap Carving Journal: Nature Crafts Sculpture For Kids Whittling Patterns By Patricia Larson Cover Image
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Far Beyond Soap: Top 51 Homemade Recipes for Health, Beauty, and Home By Anne Simon Cover Image
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22 Soap Making Recipes in Under 20 Minutes: Natural Beautiful Soaps from Home with Coloring and Fragrance By Daphne Bird Cover Image
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Bath Bombs for Beginners: How to Make Refreshing Bath Bombs for Relaxation, Stress Reduction, and Better Health By Sarah Lillard Cover Image
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Homemade Soap: The Simple Soap Making Guide for Beginners! Discover How to Easily Make Gorgeous Looking & Beautifully Scented Homemad By Patricia Benson Cover Image
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Homemade Shampoo: The Complete Guide To Creating Shampoo At Home For A Low Cost By Silvia Kneller Cover Image
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The Soapmaker's Resource Directory By Daryl Gessner Cover Image
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Bath Bombs: Super Easy Natural and Organic Bath Bombs Recipes for Instant Relaxation, Reduced Stress, and Better Health By Allison McBride Cover Image
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Body Lotions: Learn How to Make Natural Body Lotions that Hydrate, Nourish, and Beautify Your Skin By Allison McBride 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.