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Cajun Navy Ground Force: Citizen-Led Disaster Response By Rob Gaudet Cover Image
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Fire in Paradise: An American Tragedy By Dani Anguiano, Alastair Gee Cover Image
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The Prepper's Grid Down Survival Guide: How To Prepare If The Lights Go Out & The Gas, Water Or Electricity Grid Collapses By Jim Jackson Cover Image
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Prepper's Pantry: The Survival Guide To Emergency Water & Food Storage By Ron Johnson Cover Image
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Chernobyl: The Final Warning By Robert Gale, Thomas Hauser Cover Image
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Last Flights of Malaysian Airlines Mh370 and Mh17, The: A Firsthand-Look By Azharuddin Abdul Rahman Cover Image
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Three Famines: Starvation and Politics By Thomas Keneally Cover Image
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The Triangle Fire By Leon Stein, Michael Hirsch (Foreword by), William Greider (Introduction by) Cover Image
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Total Survival: How to Organize Your Life, Home, Vehicle, and Family for Natural Disasters, Civil Unrest, Financial Meltdowns, Medical Epidemics, and Political Upheaval By James C. Jones Cover Image
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Paradise: One Town's Struggle to Survive an American Wildfire By Lizzie Johnson Cover Image
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Are We Living in a Disaster Movie?: How Genre Conventions Predict the Plot of the Covid-19 Pandemic By Brian A. Shaer Cover Image
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The Continuing Storm: Learning from Katrina (The Katrina Bookshelf) By Kai Erikson, Lori Peek 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.