Ann, I have long espoused this as one of the best B&W printing books as it shows you exactly what someone has done with each image as opposed to talking about a bunch of techniques with no examples. It has a special place on my bookshelf.Originally Posted by ann
In addition to this book I recommend our own Les McLean's book for printing and general B&W photography.
Way Beyond Monochrome may be delving more into the sensitometric side than you seem to be looking for, based on your first post.
I have all 3 books above and can say that they are all worth having.