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Acid covers

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LSD: The Consciousness-Expanding Drug (1964).

From serious scientific study, to tabloid concern, to psychedelic exploitation…a brief evolution of acid-related cover art in books and magazines. These are mostly American titles so who knows what else has yet to be rediscovered.

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LSD (1966) by Richard Alpert & Sidney Cohen.

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LIFE, March 25th, 1966.

See inner pages here.

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Newsweek, May 9th, 1966.

See inner pages here.

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LIFE, September 9th, 1966.

See inner pages here.

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LSD : Trip or Trap? (1966) by Lindsay R. Curtis.

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LSD: The Problem-Solving Psychedelic (1967) by PG Stafford & BH Golightly.

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LSD Lusters (1967) by John Dexter. Art by Darrel Millsap.

Reckless desire ruled their shame cult!

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LSD Orgy (1967) by Marcus Miller. Art by Ed Smith.

Their psychedelic sin-trip passed the point of no return!

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The Sexual Paradise of LSD (1967) by Marsha Alexander.

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Front Page Detective, July 1967.

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LSD: Some Questions and Answers (1969).

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Acid Party (1969) by Anthony Yewker.

“Exclusevely”

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Drug Awareness (1970) by Richard E. Horman & Allan M. Fox.

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Lieutenant LSD (1971) by Lan Creston.

A self-published memoir.

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LSD: Visions or Nightmares? (1988).

Elsewhere on { feuilleton }
The book covers archive

Previously on { feuilleton }
Lyrical Substance Deliberated
The Art of Tripping, a documentary by Storm Thorgerson
Enter the Void
In the Land of Retinal Delights
The art of LSD
Hep cats

 


 

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