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Johann Paul Wurffbain - bibliography

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Biography

German physician, born December 13, 1655, Nürnberg; died January 17, 1711.

Bibliography

  • Epistola ad amicum qua nonnulla in J. H. Cardilucci tractatu de peste contenta ad examen revocantur. Nürnberg, 1679.
    Referring to Johann Hiskia Cardilucius (1630-1697): Tractat von der leidigen Seuche der Pestilenz, Nürnberg 1679.
  • Salamandrologia, hoc est descriptio historico-philologico-philosophico-medica salamandræ. Nürnberg, 1683.

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