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Unspoken (Leader's Guide): Giving Voice to the Forgotten Truth About Christianity By Yana Conner, Brandon Cleaver, George Moore Cover Image
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Black Man of the Nile: And His Family By Yosef Ben-Jochannan Cover Image
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Ancient African Kingdoms: A Captivating Guide to Civilizations of Ancient Africa Such as the Land of Punt, Carthage, the Kingdom of Aksum, the M By Captivating History Cover Image
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The Brutish Museums: The Benin Bronzes, Colonial Violence and Cultural Restitution By Dan Hicks Cover Image
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Exterminate All the Brutes: One Man's Odyssey Into the Heart of Darkness and the Origins of European Genocide By Sven Lindqvist, Joan Tate (Translator) Cover Image
By Sven Lindqvist, Joan Tate (Translator)
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When the World was Black Part Two: The Untold History of the World's First Civilizations Ancient Civilizations By Supreme Understanding Cover Image
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Kua'āina Kahiko: Life and Land in Ancient Kahikinui, Maui By Patrick Vinton Kirch Cover Image
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Civilization or Barbarism: An Authentic Anthropology By Cheikh Anta Diop, Yaa-Lengi Meema Ngemi (Translated by) Cover Image
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When We Ruled: The Ancient and Mediaeval History of Black Civilisations By Robin Walker Cover Image
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Introduction To African Civilizations By John G. Jackson, Runoko Rashidi (Foreword by), John Henrik Clarke (Introduction by) Cover Image
By John G. Jackson, Runoko Rashidi (Foreword by), John Henrik Clarke (Introduction by)
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Bless.ed One: From a shantytown in Kabwé, Zambia, to the first Black African in the U.S. Open By James Roth Cover Image
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Libya By Caroline Kennon 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.