TYPOGRAPHERS AND TYPE
An illustrated anthology from William Morris to the present day
1995 edited Ruari McLean
Dang I couldnt find a cover shot but this book is worth hunting for.
Useful sensible logical observations and comments on type book publishingpage layout product quality design ornament and other problems that designers still have to deal with today.
You do not have to be a typographer to benefit from this book.
Go and see if your college or university library has a copy hidden somewhere even in its in stack.