"The Conquest of the Stratosphere" was published in 1937 and written by C. G. Philp. Philp recounts the first expeditions of intrepid balloon captains into the higher reaches of Earth's atmosphere, details some atmospheric science, and gives his predictions for the future of high-altitude exploration. Contains a diagram of the atmospheric regions explored and a map of the expedition of the Explorer II balloon and its crew.
Condition: Great. Some minor wear on the cover's corners. Library inventory numbers on spine, lightly. Library plate on inside cover, along with some penciling. Library stamps occasionally throughout book.