Inside the Publishing Revolution: The Adobe Story, by Pamela Pfiffner (Adobe Press, 2002)
This book is a rousing account of the huge upheavals in design and printing that have sprung from Adobe Systems. It introduces you to Adobe cofounders John Warnock and Charles Geschke and many of the inspired Adobe minds, and provides a fascinating timeline for the developments in software and technology that made desktop publishing possible.
The Non-Designer’s Scan and Print Book, by Sandee Cohen and Robin Williams (Peachpit Press, 1999)
This concise and very readable book is not just about scanning. It’s full of tips about prepress and print production, with many examples to explain the concepts.
Desktop Publishing Primer, by Hal Hinderliter ...