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The Chess Endgame Study: A Comprehensive Introduction By A. J. Roycroft Cover Image
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Wilhelm Steinitz: First World Chess Champion By Isaak Linder, Vladimir Linder, Andy Soltis (Foreword by) Cover Image
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The Art of Sacrifice in Chess (Dover Chess) By Rudolf Spielmann Cover Image
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Bobby Fischer: Profile of a Prodigy (Revised Edition) (Dover Chess) By Frank Brady Cover Image
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Winning Chess Middlegames: An Essential Guide to Pawn Structures By Ivan Sokolov Cover Image
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The Complete Book of Chess Strategy: Grandmaster Techniques from A to Z By Jeremy Silman, Jeremy Silman (Introduction by) Cover Image
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How to Reassess Your Chess: Chess Mastery Through Chess Imbalances By Jeremy Silman Cover Image
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Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess By Bobby Fischer, Stuart Margulies, Don Mosenfelder Cover Image
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1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners: The Tactics Workbook That Explains the Basic Concepts, Too By Franco Masetti, Roberto Messa Cover Image
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Silman's Complete Endgame Course: From Beginner to Master By Jeremy Silman Cover Image
Logical Chess : Move By Move: Every Move Explained By Irving Chernev Cover Image
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100 Endgames You Must Know: Vital Lessons for Every Chess Player By Jesus De La Villa 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.