THE BOOK OF THE SPRINGFIELD
Edward C. Crossman NF. (Palladium Press, 1997). "A Texbook Covering all the Various
Military and Sporting Rifles Chambered for the Caliber .30 Model 1906 Cartridge; Their
Metallic and Telescopic Sights and the Ammunition Suited to Them." This special edition
privately printed for members of The Firearms Classics Library. Film was prepared from an
original 1932 edition. The book was printed and bound by Quebecor Printing. The text paper
was specially made for this edition by P.H. Glatfelter Company. The binding is of genuine
pigskin, furnished by the Cromwell Leather Company. Endleaves are 300-denier silk moire.
Edges are gilded and spine & front cover are brass-die stamped in 22-karat gold. Cover
stampings & design of the edition by Selma Ordewer. 451 pages.