Item #1640 Hard Pressed No. 5 (1979). Ellen Rosser.
Hard Pressed No. 5 (1979)
Hard Pressed No. 5 (1979)
Hard Pressed No. 5 (1979)
Hard Pressed No. 5 (1979)
Hard Pressed No. 5 (1979)
Hard Pressed No. 5 (1979)
Hard Pressed No. 5 (1979)
Hard Pressed No. 5 (1979)
Hard Pressed No. 5 (1979)

Hard Pressed No. 5 (1979)

Hard Pressed poetry portfolio No. 5, edited and published by Ellen Rosser aka Ellen's Old Alchemical Press. All broadsides are typeset and hand printed or letterpressed. Poetry by Wendy Barker, Kathleen Burns, John Colby, Sylvia Eckerly, William Harrold, Faye Kicknosway, John Oliver Simon, Quincy Troupe and others.

Contributing artists are Terry Corcoran, Ken Rogers, Jerome Salzmann, and Harry Tanovitz (pencil signed).  At least seven issues of Hard Pressed were published between 1975 and 1986. Later issues appear to be more scarce, including No. 5. Hard Pressed Nos. 2 and 3 also available, inquire. Item #1640.

Condition: Very Good+, interior contents in Fine condition; creasing and bumps to portfolio/envelope.

Poetry Portfolio
Ellen's Old Alchemical Press
8.5" x 11" with one 10" x 17" broadside; portfolio is 9.5" x 13"
30 loose sheets in a paper portfolio/envelope
Letterpressed & Handprinted
Sacramento, CA: 1979

Price: $165.00

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