London: Michael Joseph, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover :pp,  256 : Black cloth covered boards : spine lettered in argent : Unclipped black dust jacket with lettering in blue, orange and white. Foxing to top edge and side : minor foxing to dust jacket edges. Item #1450
James Baldwin was a an American novelist, playwright, essayist, poet and activist. Margaret Mead was a renowned anthropologist and author. A Rap on Race consisits of transcriptions of conversations between the two of them. Maria Popova calls the book " a remarkable and prescient piece of the cultural record "