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NUNNING, Jost Hermann.

(1675 – 1753)

(Born: 1675; Died: 1753) German lawyer.

Biographical references: ADB. DBA: I 906, 110-112; 906, 392-417; 1431, 217; II 958, 54. Jöcher, Gelehrten-Lexikon, 1750-51. Meusel, Verstorbenen Teutschen Schrifsteller, 1802-16. WBI.

1. Latin, 1746-54.
Commercii Litterarii Dissertationes Epistolicae Historico-Physico-Curiosae... Jodoci Hermanni Nünningii et Johannis Henrici Cohausen, de Glossopetris, Lapidibus Cordiformibus, Cornu Bisontis Petrefacto, Cornu Ammonis et Osse Femoris Elephantini, cum Utriusque Historica Bibliographia et Praefatione Epicritica Salentini Ernesti Eugenii Cohausen ... Francofurti ad Mainz, apud J.B. Andreæ et H. Hort, 1746-54.

3 vols. [Vol 1: 1746] 8°: [30], 280 p. [Vol 2: 1750] 8°: ?? p. [Vol 3: 1754] 8°: ?? p. The title of vols. 2 and 3 read: Commercii litterarii curiosi dissertationes epistolicæ Pyladis et Orestis ... Jodici Hermanni Nunningii et Johannis Henrici Cohausen litterarum amoebaearum.

Rare. Co-authored with Johann Heinrich Cohausen [see note below]. This collection of letters and dissertations contains several on palaeontological subjects, such as fossilized shark teeth and the bones of extinct mammoths.

Johann Heinrich Cohausen. (Born: Hildesheim, Germany, 1665; Died: Muenster, Germany, 13 July 1750) German physician & author. Need Biography.

Bibliographical references: BL [95.c.25.]. BMC: 5, 1455 [wanting vols. 2 and 3]. Katalog Bergakademie Freiberg, 1879: p. 487 [XVI. 92.]. LKG: XVII 88. (Cohausen) ADB. DBA: I 197, 21-37. Hamberger & Meusel, Gelehrte Teutschland, 1796-1834. Hirsch, Biographisches Lexikon, 1884-8. Jöcher, Gelehrten-Lexikon, 1750-51. Meusel, Verstorbenen Teutschen Schrifsteller, 1802-16. Poggendorff: 1, col. 460. WBI.

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