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The Thief Knot: A Greenglass House Story By Kate Milford Cover Image
ISBN: 9781328466891
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Published: Clarion Books - January 14th, 2020

The Last Hours By Minette Walters Cover Image
ISBN: 9780778369318
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Published: Mira Books - August 7th, 2018

Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses By Robin Wall Kimmerer Cover Image
ISBN: 9780870714993
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Published: Oregon State University Press - March 1st, 2003

The Comanche Empire (The Lamar Series in Western History) By Pekka Hamalainen Cover Image
ISBN: 9780300151176
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Published: Yale University Press - May 19th, 2009

Chasing Eden: Design Inspiration from the Gardens at Hortulus Farm By Jack Staub, Renny Reynolds, Rob Cardillo (Photographs by) Cover Image
By Jack Staub, Renny Reynolds, Rob Cardillo (Photographs by)
ISBN: 9781604698732
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Published: Timber Press - January 7th, 2020

Braiding Sweetgrass By Robin Wall Kimmerer Cover Image
ISBN: 9781571313560
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Published: Milkweed Editions - August 11th, 2015

The Managed Heart: Commercialization of Human Feeling By Arlie Russell Hochschild Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780520272941
Published: University of California Press - March 31st, 2012

Indigenous Prosperity and American Conquest: Indian Women of the Ohio River Valley, 1690-1792 (Published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American Histo) By Susan Sleeper-Smith Cover Image
ISBN: 9781469659169
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Published: Omohundro Institute and University of North C - February 1st, 2020

Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed: Revised Edition By Jared Diamond Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143117001
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Published: Penguin Books - January 4th, 2011

Busman's Honeymoon: A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery with Harriet Vane By Dorothy L. Sayers Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062196576
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - October 16th, 2012



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.