22 CELLS IN NUREMBERG Dr. D. Kelley 1st/1st 1947 HC/DJ NAZI WAR CRIME PSYCHOLOGY
22 CELLS IN NUREMBERG: STORY OF THE NAZI CRIMINALS BY THE OFFICIAL U.S. PSYCHIATRIST WHO EXAMINED THEM ~ by Dr. Douglas Kelley, PSYCHIATRIST TO THE NUREMBERG JAIL ~ First Edition/First Printing 1947, HC/DJ ~ NAZI WAR CRIME TRIALS ~ PSYCHOLOGY ~ VERY RARE!
Publisher: Greenberg Publisher, New York (1947)
Very rare, first edition, first printing of "22 Cells in Nuremberg: Story of the Nazi Criminals by the Official U.S. Psychiatrist Who Examined Them" by Dr. Douglas Kelley, from 1947. The book is in near mint condition, with solid boards and binding showing very little shelf-wear. The pages are crisp and clean save for previous owner's name on the top corner of the first blank page. The uncut dust jacket still shows its original price of $3.00, and is in very good condition save for some chipping and light general shelf-wear; please see pictures. A fascinating read and a very scarce find. Please see below for more information on the author and psychiatrist who studied the Nazi criminals, later writing this book.
Lt. Colonel Douglas McGlashan Kelley (11 August 1912 – January 1, 1958) was a United States Army Military Intelligence Corps officer who served as chief psychiatrist at Nuremberg Prison during the Nuremberg War Trials. He was charged with ascertaining defendants' competency evaluations before standing trial. In 1942 he was called to duty in the United States Army Medical Corps as chief psychiatrist for the 30th General Hospital in the European Theater. Along with psychologist Gustave Gilbert he administered the Rorschach inkblot test to the 22 defendants in the Nazi leadership group prior to the first Nuremberg trials. Kelley authored two books on the subject: Twenty-two Cells in Nuremberg and The Case of Rudolph Hess.