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F. W. Alden (1873-1955)
Jocko-Homo Heavenbound
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This booklet was first published in March,1924 with a slightly different title, Jocko-Homo, the Heavenbound King of the Zoo, by the Pentecostal Publishing Co. in Louisville, Kentucky.  The first edition (7,000 copies) sold out in twenty days.  Both the first and second edition had plain brown covers with gold lettering.  Then in August, 1924 Dr. Shadduck began publishing the booklets himself, beginning with the third edition, under the imprint of the Jocko-Homo Publishing Co in Rogers, Ohio (later Ashtabula, Ohio).  Alden's cover art (above) appeared on the fourth edition and thereafter.  Eventually,  it would go into ten printings totalling 93,000 copies, the last being in 1944.  "Jocko-homo" is a now-archaic term meaning "ape man". 

Click "jocko1" link below to see more artwork from this booklet.

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