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As with the betas for 59, https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/59.0/ does not provide a direct clickable link for the source. The SOURCE file is just text of links, for .tar.bz2 the link is https://hg.mozilla.org/releases/mozilla-release/archive/c61f5f5ead48c78a80c80db5c489bdc7cfaf8175.tar.bz2 which as you might expect downloads c61f5(etc).tar.bz2 which has a directory name of
For the book, this looks like it is going to be messy. I suppose we can use wget to insert the mozilla-release- onto the tarball name, or perhaps change it to firefox-59.0.tar.bz2 - but it will need a note of the directory name and wget will need to be added as a dependency.
This is the same file as was used for (candidate) build5, which is what I'm using at the moment. It no longer builds with system cairo (some of the code disagrees about the parameters used for at least one function).