The 60s was a wonderful time for art: from music, to film, to photography, it yielded some of the greatest artistic achievements of all time. The music of this era is characterized by its psychedelic posters and album artwork, such as that of The Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix and Janice Joplin, among many others.
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However, thirty years prior to this, The Irish Free State Official Handbook was rocking a pretty incredible cover itself:
The Irish Free State Official Handbook, published in 1932, nailed the psychedelic book cover design 40 years before it became fashionable. pic.twitter.com/xc0WcIADDX
— The Bookshop (@WigtownBookShop) July 27, 2018
What an aesthetically pleasing cover! Thanks to Wigtown Book Shop for sharing, and thank YOU, Bookstr reader, for coming to my TED talk.
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