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Roman Army Units in the Eastern Provinces (2): 3rd Century AD (Men-at-Arms) By Raffaele D’Amato, Raffaele Ruggeri (Illustrator) Cover Image
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The Civil War: A Visual History By DK Cover Image
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World War II: The Definitive Visual History from Blitzkrieg to the Atom Bomb By DK, Smithsonian Institution (Contributions by) Cover Image
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Military Low-Level Flying from F-4 Phantom to F-35 Lightning II: A Pictorial Display of Low Flying in Cumbria and Beyond By Scott Rathbone Cover Image
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Smokin' Tigers: A Pictorial History of Reconnaissance Attack Squadron One (RVAH-1) By Angelo Romano, Michael Grove Cover Image
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The Desert War: Then and Now By Jean Paul Pallud Cover Image
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RAF in Camera: 100 Years on Display By Keith Wilson Cover Image
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Life and Death on the Eastern Front: Rare Colour Photographs from the Second World War By Anthony Tucker-Jones, Ian Spring Cover Image
Tank: The Definitive Visual History of Armored Vehicles By DK, Smithsonian Institution (Contributions by) Cover Image
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12th SS Panzer Division Hitlerjugend: Volume 1 - From Formation to the Battle of Caen (Casemate Illustrated) By Massimiliano Afiero, Raphael Riccio (Translator) Cover Image
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With Raupenschlepper Ost on the Eastern Front: Orel-Brjansk-Kowel-Warsaw-Danzig By Wilhelm Bender Cover Image
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Heydrich: Butcher of Prague (Images of War) By Ian Baxter 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.