Newes from the New-World; Wherein may be seene the excellent qualities of the Beastes of the Field, the Fish, and Fowl, As well as the singular and rare Vertues of the Earth and Air of that Goodly Land. Perused and Published by the Officers and Council of the Friends of the Huntington Library for the Instruction and Delight of the Severall Members of that Learned Companie.
Los Angeles, CA: Anderson & Ritchie [for the Said Companie of the Friends of the Huntington Library], 1946. Limited Edition, Number 66 of 1000. Hardcover. Format is approximately 4.75 inches by 8.25 inches. , 29,  pages. Two facsimile illustrations. Cover has some wear and soiling. Louis Booker Wright (March 1, 1899 – December 26, 1984) was an American author, educator and librarian. Wright was the director of the Folger Shakespeare Library, the author of numerous books about the American colonial period, and in 1928 he was awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship. Wright attended Wofford College, where he enlisted in the Student Army Training Corps. He was subsequently stationed at Plattsburgh, New York, for six months during World War I. In 1920 he graduated from Wofford with a B.A. in chemistry. In 1923, he became an English teaching assistant at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he wrote his Master's thesis in 1924. In 1926, he received his Ph.D. from Chapel Hill and became an Assistant Professor of English there. In 1931, joined the staff of the Huntington Library as an administrator and scholar. Much of his research at the Huntington was concerned with the English Renaissance and the colonial period of the United States. Wright officially began working for the Folger in the summer of 1948. While director, Wright used administrative insight gained at the Huntington to initiate more modern and efficient practices at the Folger, adding reference works and improving lighting in the main research room. During his time as director, the Folger also adopted the Library of Congress' classification system. More