1926. Item #90143
KYOMU SHISÔ-SHA. YOSHIYUKI Eisuke (edited by). KYOMU SHISÔ = Nihilism. 3 volumes, all published. Tôkyô: Kyomu Shisô-sha, Taisho 15 (1926). 21.6 x14.8 cm. Western binding, paper wrappers. Eisuke Yoshiyuki (1906-1940) was a dadaist poet and modernist novelist. Born in Okayama prefecture, in 1922 Yoshiyuki quit high school after being drawn to Dadaism and Anarchism. He married beautician Yoshiyuki Aguri (later to open a salon designed by Murayama Tomoyoshi) in 1923 and in 1926 they moved together to Tôkyô. There Yoshiyuki quickly became friends with poets Jun Tsuji (1884-1944), Kiyoshi Kiyosawa (1890-1945), and Shinkichi Takahashi (1901-1978), and was involved in the publication of several small magazines, including this 'Kyomu Shisô' (Nihilistic Thought), which he presided over with anarchist and author Itaru Nii (1888-1951).This lot comprises a complete run. 'Kyomu Shisô'. Includes writings by Jun Tsuji, Horiguchi Daigaku, Mimei Ogawa, Taruho Inagaki, and Sakutarô Hagiwara. With wrappers designed by Murayama Tomoyoshi. Very good condition overall,. Very unusual. $2,750.00.