1. Does anyone know what this book has over and above the SRD? (Besides creature descriptions and pictures, I mean.)
2. Note that the retail price of Monsters is $29.95, but in September Mongoose is going to release an omnibus of the Core Rulebook, the Companion, and Monsters for $39.95. (Maybe it will even have the rules corrections released earlier this month.) And that's retail; you can probably find it elsewhere for less.
"On two occasions I have been asked [by members of Parliament], 'Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?' I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question."
- Charles Babbage (1791 - 1871)