London, John Murray, 1912 [first edition in English].
Quarto, two volumes, xxxvi (last blank), 392 pages plus 83 plates and a folding map; and x, 449 pages with illustrations plus 54 plates (one folding) and 4 maps (one large folding one at the rear).
Colour-pictorial cloth, top edges gilt; cloth a little marked and lightly rubbed at the extremities; flyleaves offset, with a neat 1938 gift inscription in light pencil on each front one; tiny pinhole near the leading edge of five consecutive leaves (two plates and three leaves of text); an excellent set.
The first attainment of the South Pole, in competition with Captain Robert Falcon Scott. Renard 17; Rosove 9.A1.