THE MATADOR OF THE FIVE TOWNS AND OTHER STORIES. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., . Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vi [vii-viii] 1-325 [326: printer's imprint] [327-328: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank] + 32-page publisher's catalogue dated "September 1911" inserted at rear, original decorated blue-gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition. Twenty-two stories arranged under the headings "Tragic" and "Frolic." "The Fortune-Teller" is an amusing story about the role of a palm-reader in resolving a romantic triangle. Hubin (1994), pp. 64-65. NCBEL IV 430. A clean, tight, nearly fine copy with bright cover stamping. (#116960).
"First Published in 1912" on copyright page.