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BSA Boy Scout Fieldbook Covers

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The BSA had forerunners to a full fieldbook as early as 1920, but did not produce an actual fieldbook until 1944.

1st Edition, 1st printing front cover 1st Edition, 1st printing back cover
Scout Field Book, First Edition, 1944-67 (1st printing front & back covers)

1st Edition, later front cover 1st Edition, later back cover
Scout Field Book, First Edition, 1944-67 (later front & back covers)

2nd Edition, printings 1-5, front cover 2nd Edition, printings 1-5, back cover
Fieldbook, Second Edition, 1967-84 (printings 1-5 front & back covers)

2nd Edition, printings 6-14, front cover
Fieldbook, Second Edition, 1967-84 (printings 6-14 front cover)

2nd Edition, commercial edition, front cover 2nd Edition, commercial edition, back cover
Boy Scout Fieldbook, Second Edition (commercial edition front & back covers)
Cover shows part of the 1957 Norman Rockwell painting "High Adventure".

3rd Edition
Fieldbook, Third Edition, 1984-2004

4th Edition
Fieldbook, Fourth Edition, 2004-2013

5th Edition
Fieldbook, Fifth Edition, 2014-??

HISTORY OF BSA FIELDBOOK

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