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Green Lewisham: Our treasured open spaces By Candy Blackham Cover Image
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Urban Gardening: Building Your Own Herbal Apothecary by Herb Gardening in Your Home (Making Use of Cramped Spaces and Growing Your Own By Michael Parker Cover Image
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Homesteading For Beginners: How To Build A Profitable Homestead Backyard Farm and Make Money From Urban Farming By William Walsworth Cover Image
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Growing Together - Horsham's Town Allotments By Maggie Weir-Wilson, Simon Cottrell (Designed by), Lesley Hart (Editor) Cover Image
By Maggie Weir-Wilson, Simon Cottrell (Designed by), Lesley Hart (Editor)
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Diy Aquaponics Design: An Introductory Guide By Arash Amini Cover Image
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Gardening For Beginners: WHAT TO GROW TODAY? - Basic Gardening Tips To Growing Vegetables, Hydroponics, Mini Farming, Hydropopnics, and Herb Ga By Amelie Sampson Cover Image
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Public Gardens and Livable Cities: Partnerships Connecting People, Plants, and Place By Donald A. Rakow, Meghan Z. Gough, Sharon A. Lee Cover Image
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Introduction to Indigenous Urban Gardening By Daku Akawu Cover Image
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Survival 101 Raised Bed Gardening AND Food Storage: The Complete Survival Guide To Growing Your Own Food, Food Storage And Food Preservation in 2020 By Rory Anderson Cover Image
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Just One Backyard: One Man's Search for Food Sustainability By John G. Zahina-Ramos Cover Image
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Composting Masterclass: Feed The Soil Not Your Plants By Tony O'Neill Cover Image
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Guerilla Green By Ophelie Damblé, Cookie Kalkair (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ophelie Damblé, Cookie Kalkair (Illustrator)
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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.