This Official State Handbook from 1932 Had the Most Psychedelic Cover Ever

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:





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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