1004. TURNER, Frederick Jackson. A lot of 22 imprints and one manuscript (by Eugene C. Barker) by Turner, about Turner, or reflecting his influence on the area of Western studies, many by major figures in the field. 8vo. All in good condition.


TURNER, Frederick Jackson. “The Significance of the Frontier in American History,” in Annual Report of the American Historical Association for the Year 1893 (Washington: GPO, 1894), pp. 197-227. Second edition of Turner’s influential essay (see Grolier American Hundred 96n for first edition), although Turner’s original presentation of his thesis was to the 1893 annual meeting of the American Historical Association. Original quarter roan over mottled boards. Plus a 1960 reprint.

TURNER, Frederick Jackson. “Is Sectionalism in America Dying Away?” Offprint from The American Journal of Sociology, vol. 13, no, 5 (March 1908), pp. 661-675. Brown wrappers.

BARKER, Eugene C. “Notes on Turner’s Thesis.” Manuscript on paper, 48 leaves written on one side with reflections, expansions, and criticisms of Turner’s thesis, inter alia. In custom-made quarter leather over marbled boards clamshell case. Binder’s title.

BILLINGTON, Ray Allen. Frederick Jackson Turner: Historian, Scholar, Teacher. New York: Oxford, 1973. Fine in d.j. The standard biography.

DALE, Edward Everett. “Memories of Frederick Jackson Turner,” Mississippi Valley Historical Review, vol. 30, no 3 (December 1943), pp. 339-358. Wrappers. Plus an inscribed offprint.

FERRAND, Max. “Frederick Jackson Turner: A Memoir.” Offprint from Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, vol. 65, pp. 1-11, frontispiece. Wrappers.

MOOD, Fulmer. “The Development of Frederick Jackson Turner as a Historical Thinker.” Offprint from Transactions of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, vol. 34, pp. 283-352. Wraps; inscribed.

MOOD, Fulmer & Everett E. Edwards. “Frederick Jackson Turner’s History of the Grignon Tract on the Portage of the Fox and Wisconsin Rivers.” Offprint from Agricultural History, vol. 17 (April, 1943), pp. 113-120. Wrappers. Inscribed from Mood.

PIERSON, George Wilson. “The Frontier and Frontiersman of Turner’s Essays.” Offprint from The Pennsylvania Magazine of History, vol. 64, no. 4 (October 1940), pp. 449-478. Wrappers. Inscribed.

PIERSON, George Wilson. “Recent Studies of Turner and the Frontier Doctrine,” The Mississippi Valley Historical Review, vol. 34, no. 3 (December 1947), pp. 453-458.

STRICKLAND, Rex W. The Turner Thesis and the Dry World (El Paso: Texas Western Press, 1964). Wrappers. Inscribed.

Plus 11 other vols., the contents of which reflect Turner’s influence to varying degrees.


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