This is an exceptionally rare book,
with very few still in their original dustjacket.
From the front cover:
"The life story of Reuben Castang,
the 'Ape Man', who trained Max and Moritz. He is the only man to
have achieved friendship with Great Apes in maturity and now shares
his house with the three largest apes outside the jungle. Unarmed,
with the aid of a friend, he traversed the West African jungle and
brought 29 perfect specimens of the chimpanzee from it.
"The author has received every
possible assistance from Mr Castang in preparing the book."
Condition: Very good condition with
good dustjacket. Some minor wear and small tears at the corners. Click photo for larger
photograph showing condition of book.