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An open content book (under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 licence) that can get you up and running. Available as online HTML and as a PDF.
The first book about Vim by Steve Oualline, available as a PDF (HTML version no longer available). Covers Vim 5.
Not really exclusively about Vimscript, Learn Vimscript the Hard Way is a book about customising Vim, primarily useful for people who are already quite comfortable with it. Available online with sources, under a restrictive (“All Rights Reserved”) licence.
A non-gratis book from O’Reilly and Associates (available as a paid Ebook download in several popular formats, or as a paper book) that covers both vi, with a focus on Vim.