Hardcover binding is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean. Boards and DJ have light shelfwear and rubbing. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. 185 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1978. ISBN: 0395263832. When the battered body of a young fisherman is found hanging by one leg from an ancient gibbet above the Coast of Cornwall, Chief Inspector Staunton and Inspector Wyndsor are sent from London to investigate. They soon discover that more than one person had reason to hope for the death of the fisherman, a man popular with the young ladies.