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The Italian Wars: Volume 4: The Battle of Ceresole 1544 - The Crushing Defeat of the Imperial Army By Massimo Predonzani, Vincenzo Alberici Cover Image
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Women, Armies, and Warfare in Early Modern Europe By II Lynn, John A. Cover Image
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Prussia at War By Richard Tedor Cover Image
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A Rebel North By James Vella-Bardon Cover Image
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Maurice de Saxe's 1745 Campaign in Belgium By Henry Pichat, George Nafziger (Translator) Cover Image
By Henry Pichat, George Nafziger (Translator)
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The War of the Austrian Succession By Reed S. Browning Cover Image
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General Seydlitz: Accounts of the Military Career of Frederick the Great's Outstanding Commander of Cavalry-Memoirs of a General of Cava By Robert Neville Lawley, F. N. Maude, Charles H. L. Johnston Cover Image
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The Legion Du Nord 1806 - 1808 By Lazare Coqueugnoit, George Nafziger (Translator) Cover Image
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The Story of Weapons and Tactics from Troy to Stalingrad By Wintringham Tom Cover Image
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Aquitânia - o fim de uma guerra By Annemarie Nikolaus Cover Image
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A Brief History of the Colonial Wars in America from 1607 to 1775 By Herbert Treadwell Wade Cover Image
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Napoleon's Egypt: Invading the Middle East By Juan Cole 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.