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Bodhi Tree Bonsai: The Guide On How To Grow, Care And Manage Your Bodhi Tree Bonsai By David Victor Cover Image
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Beginners Guide to Cucumber Garden: Step By Step Guide To Growing A Cucumber By Leah Jones Cover Image
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Cultivating Bonsai Tree for Beginners: Your Every day Guide for Bonsai Tree Care, Choice, Developing, Apparatuses and Crucial Bonsai Essentials By Allan Ford Cover Image
The Flower art of Japan By Mary Averill Cover Image
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Bonsai For Novices: The Absolute Beginners Guide To Practicing The Art Of Cultivating, Shaping And Keeping Mature Trees By Smith Johnson Cover Image
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Composting for Beginners By Charles William Cover Image
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The Ultimate Bonsai Care Manual: The Expert Planned Guide On Simple Stepped Instructions And Techniques To Rasing Your Perfect Garden And Managing You By Atlas Aryan Cover Image
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Ikebana. Opposites Attract By Katrien Van Moerbeke (Editor) Cover Image
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Raised Bed Gardening for Beginners: A Complete and Illustrated Guide to Quickly Learn All You Need to Know for Building Your Own Raised Bed Garden By Arthur Duke 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.