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The Tao of Vegetable Gardening: Cultivating Tomatoes, Greens, Peas, Beans, Squash, Joy, and Serenity By Carol Deppe Cover Image
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The Craft of Oblivion: Forgetting and Memory in Ancient China By Albert Galvany Cover Image
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The Book of Chuang Tzu By Zhuangzi, Herbert A. Giles (Translator) Cover Image
By Zhuangzi, Herbert A. Giles (Translator)
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Taoism for Beginners: Understanding and Applying Taoist History, Concepts, and Practices By Elizabeth Reninger Cover Image
The Alchemy of Sexual Energy: Connecting to the Universe from Within By Mantak Chia Cover Image
East of Existentialism: The Tao of the West (Routledge Revivals) By Ray Billington Cover Image
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Yin Magic: How to be Still By Sarah Robinson Cover Image
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Fusion of the Five Elements: Meditations for Transforming Negative Emotions By Mantak Chia Cover Image
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Living the Wisdom of the Tao: The Complete Tao Te Ching and Affirmations By Dr. Wayne W. Dyer Cover Image
The Way to Inner Peace: Finding the Essence of Dao through the Sayings of Zhuangzi By Tony Blishen (Translated by), Zhuang Zi, Yinchi Chen Cover Image
By Tony Blishen (Translated by), Zhuang Zi, Yinchi Chen
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Classical Indian Philosophy: A History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps, Volume 5 By Peter Adamson, Jonardon Ganeri Cover Image
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A Walk in the Night with Zhuangzi By Kuan-Yun Huang 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.