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Abandoned Cold War Places: Nuclear Bunkers, Submarine Bases, Missile Silos, Airfields and Listening Posts from the World's Most Secretive Conflic By Robert Grenville Cover Image
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D-Day Illustrated Edition: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II By Stephen E. Ambrose Cover Image
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Fighting for Spain: The International Brigades in the Civil War, 1936-1939 By Alexander Clifford Cover Image
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The Forts of Maine: Silent Sentinels of the Pine Tree State (Military) By Harry Gratwick, Joel Eastman (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Harry Gratwick, Joel Eastman (Foreword by)
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Storm of Eagles: The Greatest Aviation Photographs of World War II By John Dibbs, Robert "Cricket" Renner, USAF (Ret.), Kent Austin Ramsey Cover Image
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Frames of War: When Is Life Grievable? (Radical Thinkers) By Judith Butler Cover Image
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Cincinnati in the Civil War: The Union's Queen City By David L. Mowery Cover Image
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Historic Photos of West Point By Eugene J. Palka (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Jon C. Malinowski (Text by (Art/Photo Books)) Cover Image
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Historic Photos of United States Naval Academy By James W. Cheevers (Text by (Art/Photo Books)) Cover Image
By James W. Cheevers (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
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Edwards Air Force Base (Images of Aviation) By Ted Huetter, Christian Gelzer Cover Image
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Detroit's Historic Fort Wayne (Images of America) By James Conway, David F. Jamroz Cover Image
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The War in the South Pacific: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives (Images of War) By Jon Diamond 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.