MONTES THE MATADOR & OTHER STORIES. London: Grant Richards, 1900. Octavo, original olive green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. The author's second collection of short fiction, five novelettes and short stories. "Apart from the title story (an authentic tale of the corrida) the most admired piece in the collection is 'Sonia,' the story of a young MP's infatuation for a Russian nihilist." - Sutherland, Victorian Fiction, p. 281. Wright (III) 2484. NCBEL IV 1054. Patchy sunning to cloth, endpapers lightly foxed, else a very good copy. (#116713).