Ives Washburn Inc., 1945. Item #3324
BARSCHAK, Erna. MY AMERICAN ADVENTURE. NY: Ives Washburn Inc., . 8vo., decorative blue cloth in the original dust jacket; 148 pages. First Edition. The biography a psychology professor at Berlin University and her eventual immigration to America at the very beginning of World War II- her ship was torpedoed on its way over. Berschak became a psychology professor at Ohio University and lectured on enemy psychological profiles to soldiers during the war. Signed inscription from Barschak on the front endpaper: "With best compliments, Erna Barschak. June, 1946." With the personal bookplate of Ruth Ortleb on the front pastedown. Ortleb was a contemporary of Barschak's and taught psychology at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She was one of three psychologists who signed the incorporation papers for the Ohio Psychiatrist Association and a scholarship at Miami University is named for her. A nice association copy and a rare book, either signed or in the original dust jacket. Very Good (little discoloration covers; contents clean & tight); some wear & tiny chips (shallow chipping along edge near spine ends; tear along spine neatly repaired internally with professional archival tape) d/j. $125.00.