Physical description

Book of 582 pages including the Introduction, the Preface and the Glossary, with brown leather look cover with gilded pattern border of 'Scott's last expedition: the personal journals of Captain R. F. Scott on his journey to the South pole / with a biographical introduction by Sir J. M. Barrie, and a preface by Sir Clements R. Markham.Pub London : J. Murray,' [1927]. Also included are many illustrations.
Inside the cover there is an Inscription ‘PRESENTED TO MR. MATTHEW RICMOND, / FIRST PRINCIPAL OF / COLLINGWOOD TECHNICAL SCHOOL, / BY THE RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION / TEACHERS OF THE SCHOOL, / ON HIS RETIREMENT 6/6/1930. / Handed back to C.T.C. / on 3/3/74 by his daughters / Miss Richmond & Mrs. Bell J.J. / Barberis / Pricipal C.T.C. / 3/3/74’
On the opposite page are eight signatures presumably these are the religious instruction teachers at the time of Matthew Richmond's retirement in 1930.