You can also take the two developers and combine them into one tray, which may give better control. Many folks like to use this combo even with todays papers.
The split development can also open shadows in an interesting fashion. This method was used frequently with graded papers but can still be useful with VC.
My dealer said they wouldn't be surprised about Selectol as they don't sell much; however Beers can certainly take up the void or as someone else suggested the Formulary may already have a version. I have a formula somewhere in the files that is "suppose" to be Selectol; quess i better drag it out .