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Beautiful No-Mow Yards: 50 Amazing Lawn Alternatives By Evelyn Hadden Cover Image
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Landscaping for Dummies By Teri Chace, National Gardening Association, Philip Giroux Cover Image
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Vegetable Gardening For Beginners: 4 WEEKS VEGETABLES - Simple Ways to Grow Full and Healthy Vegetables Anywhere - Raised Bed Gardening, Vertical Gard By Jaqueline McFarland Cover Image
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Gazons By Lucie Nicolas-Vullierme, Alain Baraton (Preface by) Cover Image
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Gardening Your Front Yard: Projects and Ideas for Big and Small Spaces - Includes Vegetable Gardening, Pollinator Plants, Rain Gardens, and More! By Tara Nolan Cover Image
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Good Weed Bad Weed: Who's Who, What to Do, and Why Some Deserve a Second Chance (All You Need to Know about the Weeds in Your Yard) By Nancy Gift Cover Image
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Organic Lawn Care: Growing Grass the Natural Way By Howard Garrett Cover Image
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Weeds: In Defense of Nature's Most Unloved Plants By Richard Mabey Cover Image
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Unicorn Coloring Books for Girls ages 8-12: Unicorn Coloring Book for Girls, Little Girls, Kids: New Best Relaxing, Fun and Beautiful Coloring Pages B By The Coloring Book Art Design Studio Cover Image
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The artificial grass guide: design, estimating, installation and grooming By Annie Belanger Costa, Paul Michael Costa Cover Image
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The Organic Lawn Care Manual: A Natural, Low-Maintenance System for a Beautiful, Safe Lawn By Paul Tukey Cover Image
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Lawn Care For Dummies By Lance Walheim, National Gardening Association 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.