New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1920.
First edition. (Title page dated 1920, matching date on copyright page.) [viii], 375 pp. Publisher's blue cloth with dark green titles. About Very Good with cloth faintly mottled and worn away at head, spine lettering dulled, tips worn, private ex libris impression to title page. The first complete book publication of Turner's extremely influential essays including "The Significance of the Frontier in American History" (delivered as a lecture in 1893 and printed in periodicals and an offprint starting in 1894) as well twelve other essays outlining the Frontier or Turner Thesis of history for which he is famous. Rare. Item #140938967