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Lonely Planet Morocco 13 (Travel Guide) By Sarah Gilbert, Joel Balsam, Stephen Lioy, Zora O'Neill, Lorna Parkes, Helen Ranger, Stephanie d'Arc Taylor Cover Image
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Safari Style: Exceptional African Camps and Lodges By Guido Taroni (By (photographer)), Melissa Biggs Bradley Cover Image
By Guido Taroni (By (photographer)), Melissa Biggs Bradley
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Lonely Planet Cape Town & the Garden Route 9 (Travel Guide) By Simon Richmond, James Bainbridge, Jean-Bernard Carillet, Lucy Corne Cover Image
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Sahara Unveiled: A Journey Across the Desert (Vintage Departures) By William Langewiesche Cover Image
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Africa Is Not a Country: Notes on a Bright Continent By Dipo Faloyin Cover Image
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Lonely Planet Egypt 14 (Travel Guide) By Jessica Lee, Anthony Sattin Cover Image
Safari: A Photicular Book By Dan Kainen, Carol Kaufmann Cover Image
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Sleeping With Lions: A Year in Tanzania By Lee Anne McIlroy Cover Image
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The Eye Of The Elephant: An Epic Adventure in the African Wilderness By Mark Owens, Delia Owens Cover Image
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Lonely Planet Swahili Phrasebook & Dictionary By Lonely Planet Cover Image
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(101 things to know when you go) ON SAFARI IN AFRICA: Paperback Edition By Patrick Brakspear 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.