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I certainly recommend Adams' "The Print". I'm just not sure it is the best choice for a first reference.
Henry Horenstein's "Black & White Photography - A Basic Manual" may be better for that purpose.
One of the old Kodak Data books on enlarging may be a good choice.
"Way Beyond Monochrome" is an amazing (and extensive) resource.
Books by Steve Anchell, John Garrett or John Blakemore are worth considering.
If you search through APUG, you will find a number of threads on this subject. Here is one good example: