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How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence By Michael Pollan Cover Image
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This Is Your Mind on Plants By Michael Pollan Cover Image
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Entering Hekate's Garden: The Magick, Medicine & Mystery of Plant Spirit Witchcraft By Cyndi Brannen Cover Image
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Pharmako/Poeia, Revised and Updated: Plant Powers, Poisons, and Herbcraft By Dale Pendell, Gary Snyder (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Dale Pendell, Gary Snyder (Foreword by)
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Pharmako/Gnosis, Revised and Updated: Plant Teachers and the Poison Path By Dale Pendell Cover Image
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Pharmako/Dynamis, Revised and Updated: Stimulating Plants, Potions, and Herbcraft By Dale Pendell Cover Image
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The Ayahuasca Experience: A Sourcebook on the Sacred Vine of Spirits By Ralph Metzner, Ph.D. (Editor) Cover Image
By Ralph Metzner, Ph.D. (Editor)
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LSD: A Journey Into the Asked, the Answered, and the Unknown By Richard Alpert, Sidney Cohen, Lawrence Schiller Cover Image
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Ayahuasca Reader: Encounters with the Amazon's Sacred Vine By Luis Eduardo Luna (Editor), Steven F. White (Editor), Ralph Metzner (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Luis Eduardo Luna (Editor), Steven F. White (Editor), Ralph Metzner (Foreword by)
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Reality Switch Technologies: Psychedelics as Tools for the Discovery and Exploration of New Worlds By Andrew R. Gallimore Cover Image
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Your Psilocybin Mushroom Companion: An Informative, Easy-to-Use Guide to Understanding Magic Mushrooms—From Tips and Trips to Microdosing and Psychedelic Therapy (Guides to Psychedelics & More) By Michelle Janikian Cover Image
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Mushroom Magick: Ritual, Celebration, and Lore By Shawn Engel 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.