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Snow Leopards and Other Wild Cats (Magic Tree House (R) Fact Tracker) By Mary Pope Osborne, Jenny Laird, Isidre Mones (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Wild City: Meet the animals who share our city spaces By Ben Hoare, Lucy Rose (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ben Hoare, Lucy Rose (Illustrator)
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The Tragic Tale of the Great Auk By Jan Thornhill Cover Image
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National Geographic Animal Encyclopedia: 2,500 Animals with Photos, Maps, and More! By Lucy Spelman Cover Image
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Sharks (A Day in the Life): What Do Great Whites, Hammerheads, and Whale Sharks Get Up To All Day? By Carlee Jackson, Chaaya Prabhat (Illustrator), Neon Squid Cover Image
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Rewilding: Bringing Wildlife Back Where It Belongs By David A. Steen, Chiara Fedele (Illustrator), Neon Squid Cover Image
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Giant Panda (Young Zoologist): A First Field Guide to the Bamboo-Loving Bear from China By Vanessa Hull, Charlotte Molas (Illustrator), Neon Squid Cover Image
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African Elephant (Young Zoologist): A First Field Guide to the Big-Eared Giant of the Savanna By Dr. Festus W. Ihwagi, Nic Jones (Illustrator), Neon Squid Cover Image
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Humpback Whale (Young Zoologist): A First Field Guide to the Singing Giant of the Ocean By Dr. Asha de Vos, Jialei Sun (Illustrator), Neon Squid Cover Image
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Hello, World! Kids' Guides: Exploring Sharks By Jill McDonald Cover Image
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Big Book of Birds (The Big Book Series) By Yuval Zommer Cover Image
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The Late, Great Endlings: Stories of the Last Survivors By Deborah Kerbel, Aimée Van Drimmelen (Illustrator) 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.