How to ""get stamps,"" choose an album, use catalogs, obtain first-day covers, and organize a stamp club--all the nuts and bolts stuff for beginners that Villiard's chatty Collecting Stamps (1974) skims over. Even if his imperatives smack of salesmanship (""begin today to share the many rewards it offers. . .""), Olcheski's practicality can't be faulted.