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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (Movie Tie-In): Neighborly Words of Wisdom from Mister Rogers By Fred Rogers, Tom Junod (Contributions by) Cover Image
By Fred Rogers, Tom Junod (Contributions by)
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How to Be: A Monk and a Journalist Reflect on Living & Dying, Purpose & Prayer, Forgiveness & Friendship By Judith Valente, Paul Quenon, OCSO, Kathleen Norris (Foreword by) Cover Image
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This Messy Magnificent Life: A Field Guide to Mind, Body, and Soul By Geneen Roth, Anne Lamott (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Geneen Roth, Anne Lamott (Foreword by)
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The Way of the Witch: A Path to Spirituality and Self-Empowerment  By Sally Morningstar Cover Image
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You Are a Badass 17-Month 2019-2020 Monthly/Weekly Planning Calendar By Jen Sincero Cover Image
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Lilias! Yoga: Your Guide to Enhancing Body, Mind, and Spirit in Midlife and Beyond By Lilias Folan Cover Image
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Fear Less: Living Beyond Fear, Anxiety, Anger, and Addiction By Dean Sluyter Cover Image
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Coming Apart: How to Heal Your Broken Heart By Daphne Rose Kingma, Katherine Woodward Thomas (Foreword by) Cover Image
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The Ambition Decisions: What Women Know About Work, Family, and the Path to Building a Life By Hana Schank, Elizabeth Wallace Cover Image
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The Woman's Book of Courage: Meditations for Listening, Living, and Loving By Sue Patton Thoele Cover Image
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Home Sweet Anywhere: How We Sold Our House, Created a New Life, and Saw the World By Lynne Martin Cover Image
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The Gift of Fear: And Other Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence By Gavin De Becker 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.