Munakata Shikō 棟方志功. Hiboki Ezo Mamehon Dai 23 Gō 悲母記 (ゑぞ豆本 第廿三号). Showa 34. 1959. Otaru City. 小樽市. Published by Hokkaido Mamehon no Kai. 9 x 7cm miniature book (by Japanese standards) mame ehon 豆絵本 string-bound. Number 204 of a limited edition of 240. 2 original monochrome woodcuts tipped in, one to front end paper and one to rear end paper. Tipped-in sepia photograph of Munakata working in 1957. 16 pages of Japanese text with 5 reproduced woodcuts. Insert with Japanese text promoting the Ezo mamehon series laid in. Woodcut on rear wrapper.