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The Match of All Time: The Inside Story of the Legendary 1972 Fischer-Spassky World Chess Championship in Reykjavik By Gudmundur Thorarinsson Cover Image
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Zlotnik's Treasure Trove: Enjoyable Chess Training for Amateurs (1600-2200 Elo) By Boris Zlotnik Cover Image
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Chess Openings for Beginners: Essential Strategies Every Player Should Know By Jessica Era Martin Cover Image
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Chess Fundamentals By Jose Capablanca 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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Irrational Chess By Cyrus Lakdawala Cover Image
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The Complete Manual of Positional Chess: The Russian Chess School 2.0 - Opening and Middlegame By Konstantin Sakaev, Kostantin Landa Cover Image
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Lasker's Manual of Chess By Emanuel Lasker, Mark Dvoretsky (Foreword by) Cover Image
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Chess Openings: Learn the Fundamental Chess Openings for Winning Strategies By Tim Ander Cover Image
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Chess for Beginners: Know the Rules, Choose Your Strategy, and Start Winning By Yelizaveta Orlova Cover Image
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Calculation: Grandmaster Preparation By Jacob Aagaard Cover Image
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The Chess Alchemist By Mikhail Tal, Oleg Stetsko (Compiled by) Cover Image
By Mikhail Tal, Oleg Stetsko (Compiled by)
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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.