Was someone in the production really a fan...?
Most of the people working on ST:TMP tended to be avid fans-turned-pros of TOS, making their Star Trek dream come true.
The black, hard-bound ones! We, the few, the proud, the original geeks!
Well, I bought a second copy
, sold off the inside book, replaced it
with my "Medical Reference Manual" - and slipped the silver cover slick into the outside vinyl pocket!