London: Chatto and Windus, 1937.
Hardcover. Very good-. May 1937 reprint of the one-volume edition. lxiv, 585 pp, with illustrations, from sketches and photographs, 4 folding maps. Original light blue cloth, lightly sunned at the spine. Foxing to fore edge, extending a bit to outer margin of some pages. Brief contemporary gift inscription on front free endpaper, otherwise clean and sound. No dust jacket. Classic narrative of Scott's doomed Terra Nova Expedition, justifiably holding the place of honor as #1 on National Geographic Adventure's 100 Greatest Adventure Books of all time. Rosove captures its essence nicely in describing Cherry-Garrard's account of the Winter Journey (Chapter 7) as "testimony to how far undaunted individuals will go for the sake of knowledge, and affirmation of the importance of people under duress remaining faithful to one another."