There are two major print reference sets that review history books from 1802-1974. For example, you can get citations to the original book reviews of Frederick Jackon Turner's The Frontier in American History. The book reviews are arranged by author's last name.
Combined Retrospective Index to Book Reviews in Scholarly Journals, 1886-1974. Z 1035 .A1 C64 (Ref)
Combined Retrospective Index to Book Reviews in Humanities Journals, 1802-1974. Z 1035 .A1 C63x (Ref)