Ed Smith began as a collector of first editions and Charles Bukowski, and he began selling on the side to fund his own collection. In 1990 he established his own firm and he became a member of the ABAA in 1995. Ed served on the ABAA's Board of Governors for several years. Ed Smith Books operates out of Rolling Bay, WA and specializes in Modern Literature, First Editions, Photography, Screenplays, Signed Books, and Appraisals of Books and Photographs. ABAA Member since 1995. Interviewed by Taylor Bowie on October 12, 2013 at the Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair.