Andreas Aurifaber (1513–1559) and his "Succini historia"
Irina Polyakova, 209 pages
This book contains a reconstruction of the cultural context of scientific research on amber in Königsberg in the 16th century. The attention is focused on the first book on amber Succini historia ("History of amber", 1551) and its author Andreas Aurifaber, polymath, physician to Albrecht, the Duke of Prussia.
Polyakova I. Andreas Aurifaber (1513–1559) and his "Succini historia" : monograph / I.Polyakova; Kaliningrad Regional Amber Museum. – 2nd edition, corrected and enlarged. – Kaliningrad, 2013. – 208 p.,  p of il. – (Series "Amber in the city biography") ISBN 978-5-903920-22-8