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Farely's Bookshop

New Hope, PA
215-862-2452
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Ranked #1 of 7 shopping in New Hope
Type: Shops
Description: New Hope's hometown bookstore.
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New Hope, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We live nearby and have been going to Farley's for what seems like forever. I don't think the place has changed a bit since the day it opened, with an incredible selection of books of every size, shape and category. If you're in New Hope, and especially if you appreciate books, do not miss this place.

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New Hope, Pennsylvania, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I still love an old book store. This place has books piled everywhere. Call me old fashioned but I still like to have a book in my hand and not electronics.

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Morristown, New Jersey
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274 reviews 274 reviews
129 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This book store offers both adults and children a multitude of subjects to explore and to expand their minds, and of course it's just plain fun to wonder around inside.

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jackson heights
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13 reviews 13 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

If you like to browse the aisles for actual books (you don't own a Kindle!), then this is the place for you when visiting the area. Have been poking around here for years. Great card selection too.

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Springfield, New Jersey
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33 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

This store is great. The people who work there are very knowledgeable about the books and a variety of subjects. My problem is I usually cannot leave without making major purchases. Their e-mails are very informative.

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Oxford, New Jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Helpful and knowledgable gentleman behind the counter, love their whimsical greeting card collection. Thanks for his great bakery recommendation. I can linger in bookstores like this.

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Bucks County, PA
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Farley's is one of those legendary book shops that you can get lost in. Every time you think you've seen it all, another corner emerges with more great stuff. There's a special section of local authors, which should not be overlooked. Farley's is for the archaeologist in us all.

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Washington Crossing, PA
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163 reviews 163 reviews
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89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

This is a great place in New Hope if you want to peruse and stroll the isles of a wonderful books store. Best Sellers are as expected close to the door and register. The classics are on sale here as are some not so well known editions.

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Plumsteadville, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

We've always loved going to Farley's bookstore. It's a tiny, locally owned bookstore and they'll go out of their way to help you. They've been there like forever. Mr Farley recently died and I understand his daughter is taking over the bookstore. I wish them the best. It's a landmark.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2005

Great hometown bookstore in New Hope. You can browse for hours without feeling like you are being watched by an employee thinking in their mind "either buy the book or put it down" Late night hours ,and if you can't find what you are looking for, they will happily order it for you. A New Hope landmark.

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