First Edition. Ervin Decon dustjacket art. Bleiler listed fantasy novel with elements of farming, travel to China, World War One and race relations. Includes dialectic speech. "Rare Earth is an entirely original novel, gripping, awe-inspiring, glowing with beauty. In it are three distinct romances, one between Scobee and Dallis who are white, one between Linda and Benda Joel who are colored, one between Hung Long Tom and Lotus Blossom who are Chinese". Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket with shallow loss at spine ends and flap corners.