The most comprehensive introduction and guide to collecting U.S. stamps ever written. It opens the hobby to a new generation of collectors, and serves as a treasured reference for established ones. This book, which supplements and transcends a catalog, provides the reader with a vast array of information about United States stamps, as well as many practical tips and suggestions for collecting them. There's over 300 years of American history carefully written and designed to appeal to collectors of all ages, and levels of interest. Kirk House Publishers is pleased to present this unique resource as a salute to these fascinating and highly collectible tiny pieces of paper and to the men and women who collect them.Juell, Rodney A. is the author of 'Encyclopedia of United States Stamps and Stamp Collecting' with ISBN 9781886513983 and ISBN 1886513988.