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Take It Outside: A Guide to Designing Beautiful Spaces Just Beyond Your Door: An Interior Design Book By Mel Brasier, Garrett Magee, James DeSantis Cover Image
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Gardenista: The Definitive Guide to Stylish Outdoor Spaces By Michelle Slatalla Cover Image
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Adventures in Eden: An Intimate Tour of the Private Gardens of Europe By Carolyn Mullet Cover Image
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Founding Gardeners: The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation By Andrea Wulf Cover Image
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The Naturally Beautiful Garden: Designs That Engage with Wildlife and Nature By Kathryn Bradley-Hole Cover Image
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The Education Of A Gardener By Russell Page, Robin Lane Fox (Preface by) Cover Image
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The Food Forest Handbook: Design and Manage a Home-Scale Perennial Polyculture Garden By Darrell Frey, Michelle Czolba Cover Image
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Attracting Birds And Butterflies (Home Grown Gardening) By Barbara Ellis Cover Image
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The Thoughtful Gardener: An Intelligent Approach to Garden Design By Jinny Blom Cover Image
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Islamic Gardens and Landscapes (Penn Studies in Landscape Architecture) By D. Fairchild Ruggles Cover Image
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Your Edible Yard: Landscaping with Fruits and Vegetables By Crystal Stevens Cover Image
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Restoring American Gardens: An Encyclopedia of Heirloom Ornamental Plants, 1640-1940  By Denise Wiles Adams Cover Image
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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.