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Rumi: Selected Poems By Rumi Cover Image
By Rumi
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The Tale of Princess Fatima, Warrior Woman: The Arabic Epic of Dhat al-Himma By Melanie Magidow (Editor), Melanie Magidow (Translated by), Melanie Magidow (Introduction by), Melanie Magidow (Notes by) Cover Image
By Melanie Magidow (Editor), Melanie Magidow (Translated by), Melanie Magidow (Introduction by), Melanie Magidow (Notes by)
$16.00
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The Quarter: Stories By Naguib Mahfouz, Roger Allen (Translator), Elif Shafak (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Naguib Mahfouz, Roger Allen (Translator), Elif Shafak (Foreword by)
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Writings from Ancient Egypt By Toby Wilkinson (Translated by), Toby Wilkinson (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Toby Wilkinson (Translated by), Toby Wilkinson (Introduction by)
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A Map of Absence: An Anthology of Palestinian Writing on the Nakba By Atef Alshaer (Editor) Cover Image
By Atef Alshaer (Editor)
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Arabic Stories for Language Learners: Traditional Middle Eastern Tales in Arabic and English (Free Audio CD Included) [With CD (Audio)] By Hezi Brosh, Lutfi Mansur Cover Image
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The Book of Rumi: 105 Stories and Fables that Illumine, Delight, and Inform By Rumi, Maryam Mafi (Translated by), Narguess Farzad (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Rumi, Maryam Mafi (Translated by), Narguess Farzad (Foreword by)
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In the Presence of Absence By Mahmoud Darwish, Sinan Antoon (Translated by) Cover Image
By Mahmoud Darwish, Sinan Antoon (Translated by)
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Rumi: The Big Red Book: The Great Masterpiece Celebrating Mystical Love and Friendship By Coleman Barks Cover Image
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The Blind Owl (Authorized by The Sadegh Hedayat Foundation - First Translation into English Based on the Bombay Edition) By Sadegh Hedayat, Naveed Noori (Translator) Cover Image
By Sadegh Hedayat, Naveed Noori (Translator)
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Cleopatra: Daughter of the Nile By Colin Falconer Cover Image
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Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings By Ferdowsi, Ahmad Sadri (Translated by), Sheila Canby (Foreword by), Hamid Rahmanian (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ferdowsi, Ahmad Sadri (Translated by), Sheila Canby (Foreword by), Hamid Rahmanian (Illustrator)
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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.