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Nemo Non Metuit: Magic in the Roman World By Elizabeth Ann Pollard (Editor), Fabrizio Conti (Editor) Cover Image
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Astrology in Ancient Mesopotamia: The Science of Omens and the Knowledge of the Heavens By Michael Baigent Cover Image
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Eusebius the Evangelist: Rewriting the Fourfold Gospel in Late Antiquity By Jeremiah Coogan Cover Image
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The Closing of the Western Mind: The Rise of Faith and the Fall of Reason By Charles Freeman Cover Image
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Classical Mythology 2nd Edition: A Guide to the Mythical World of the Greeks and Romans By Hansen Cover Image
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The Gnostics: Myth, Ritual, and Diversity in Early Christianity By David Brakke Cover Image
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The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours By Gregory Nagy Cover Image
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The Heathen Handbook By Woden's Folk Kindred Cover Image
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Hesiod - Theogeny; Works & Days: Illustrated, with an Introduction by H.G. Evelyn-White By Hesiod, Hugh Evelyn-White (Translator) Cover Image
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The Celestial Code of Scripture: The Astral Cipher Underlying the Miracle Stories of the Bible and Qur'an By John McHugh Cover Image
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Religion of the Fathers: Context for the Book of Abraham By Denver C. Snuffer, Restoration Archive (Editor) Cover Image
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Purifying a House from Blood: A Hittite Ritual for the Ancient Gods (Cth 446) By Andrea Trameri 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.