Wagner, Johann Andreas; Beitrage zur Kenntniss der im Suddeutschen Lias Vorkommenden Arten von Ichthyosaurus. Abh. K. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. München, Cl. VI. Abth. II., Munich, 1851. Quarto, pp. 56, 1 plate.
A stand alone work, not extracted from a journal. Complete and in a recent recent acid free folder, text is uncut with light foxing. In very good condition. Rare.
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Johann Andreas Wagner (1797-1881) was a German paleontologist and zoologist. He wrote several important works in paleontology. Wagner was a professor at the University of Munich and the curator of the State Zoology Collections. His major work was "Die Geographische Verbreitung der Säugethiere Dargestellt" (1844-46). Although is name is not usually associated with studies on dinosaurs, Wagner also published studies studies of Ichthyosaurs from the Lias of southern Germany.