London: Michael Joseph, (1960). 8vo. Blue boards, stamped in gilt. 215 p. 1st ed. INSCRIBED to Patrick Murphy & SIGNED. With an ALs to Murphy & Murphy's card laid in. With Murphy's bookplate on the paste-down & a small clipping (about two column inches) affixed to half-title; else fine in near fine, internally reinforced d.w. 
Murphy is identified as on his card as "Chairman, Libraries and Museums Committee, Edinburgh Corporation." The clipping, dated November 14, 1974, concerns the first salmon found in the Thames since 1833. The plot of this novel concerns a "mudlark" who netted the last Salmon on London river.