THE WORLD BEYOND THE HILL: SCIENCE FICTION AND THE QUEST FOR TRANSCENDENCE. Los Angeles: Jeremy P. Tarcher, Inc., . Octavo, pp. [i-viii] ix-x 1-684 [685-686: blank], yellow wrappers printed in black. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. Signed on the half title page by Alexei and Cory Panshin. Winner of the 1990 Hugo award for best nonfiction book. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 8-101. A fine copy. (#169780).